Nicholas (Nick) NAIRN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1959-01-12
Education McLaren HS, Glasgow Nautical Coll
Books & Publications
Recreations hill walking, mountain biking, windsurfing, wine, eating in!
Clubs N/A
Style Nick Nairn, Esq
Career served Merchant Navy 1976-83 (third navigating offr 1980-83); fndr, chef and formerly dir Braeval restaurant by Aberfoyle Stirling 1986-97 (renovation 1984-86), fndr, chef and dir Nairns (Glasgow) 1998-2003, fndr Nairns Cook Sch 2000-, fndr Nairns Anywhere 2000-, owner Nick Nairn Enterprise 1995-; chef conslt Tesco; conslt: Foodfest Scottish Exhbn Centre 2001 and 2002, Aquascot Seafarms, Weber Barbecues, Royal Bank of Scotland, Salton Europe, Scottish Exec Healthy Eating Campaign; launched Baxter's with Nick Nairn range of sauces 2000, launched Nick Nairn Cookware (Best Cookware and Bakeware Housewares Industry Awards 2002); television: Ready Steady Cook (BBC2) 1995-, Wild Harvest with Nick Nairn (BBC2) 1996, Who'll do the Pudding? (BBC1) 1996, Wild Harvest 2 with Nick Nairn (BBC2) 1997, Island Harvest (BBC2) 1998 (Silver Ladle for Best TV Show Jacobs Creek World Food Media Awards), Celebrity Ready Steady Cook (BBC1) 1998-, Back to Basics with Nick Nairn (Carlton) 2000, Kitchen Invaders 2000, So You Think You're A Good Driver (BBC1) 2002, Nick Nairn and the Dinner Ladies (BBC Scotland) 2003, Eating in the Sun (BBC 2) 2006, finalist Taste the Nation (ITV) 2008, winner Great British Menu (cooked main course for Queen's 80th birthday); regular contrib: Food and Drink, Masterchef, Junior Masterchef and Carlton Daily, Good Food Live, Saturday Kitchen; columnist and contrib: Sunday Mail 1997-2000, BBC Good Food Magazine 1997-, Sunday Herald 2000-01, Sunday Herald Magazine 2000-, Scots Magazine 2000-03; fndr memb: Scottish Chefs' Assoc 1993 (memb Advsy Bd), Scottish Martell Cordon Bleu Assoc 1994; memb Masterchefs of GB 1992; hon pres Scottish Chefs Nat Cookery Centre; patron Queen Margaret Univ Coll; DUniv Stirling 2007; >ir< Scottish Field/Bollinger Newcomer of the Year 1987, Acorn award Caterer and Hotelkeeper Magazine 1988, Scottish Field/Carlton Best Restaurant in Category 1988, Michelin Red M award 1990, Scottish Field/Charles Heidsieck Scottish Restaurant of the Year 1990, Good Food Guide County Restaurant of the Year 1991, Michelin Star 1991-, 3 AA Rosettes 1991-, Macallan/Decanter Scottish Restaurant of the Year 1992, Scottish Field/Bowmore Restaurant of the Year 1992, 4/5 Good Food Guide 1996, Thistle Award Scottish Tourist Board 1998, Michelin Bib Gourmand 1998, Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award 2000, Personality of the Year Food Processing Awards 2002
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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