Jeff BLAND

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1953-08-17
Education Carlton GS Bradford, Bradford Tech Coll (City & Guilds, Student of the Year)
Publications N/A
Recreations eating out, wine, entertaining friends, running (completed various half marathons and London marathon)
Clubs N/A
Style Jeff Bland, Esq
Career various positions rising to sous chef Gleneagles Hotel 1973-77, relief chef Br Transport Hotels 1978-80, chef Station Hotel Inverness 1980-82; exec chef: Gosforth Park Newcastle 1982-87, Caledonian Edinburgh 1987-90, Cameron House Hotel Alexandria 1990-97 (Scottish Hotel of the Year 1991, 3 AA Rosettes, Egon Ronay Award, Macallan Decanter Restaurant of the Year 1992, RAC Blue Ribbon 1994, Michelin Star 1995 and 1996, AA Hotel of the Year 1995), Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh 1997- (Michelin Star 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008); demonstrator Good Food Show 1995; guest appearances: Square Meals, Junior Masterchef; guest chef fundraising dinner Michigan USA (raised 1 million dollars); memb: Craft Guild of Chefs 1974, Académie Culinaire de France 1988 (mentor, chm Scottish branch); Craft Guild Chef of the Year 1995, Chefs of GB Chef of the Year 1995, Scottish Chef of the Year Scottish Chef Awards 2003, Icon of Scotland Award 2004, four RAC Dining Awards 2005, Fine Dining Experience Scottish Restaurant Award 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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