Name and age
Andrew Mackay, 24

Position within the team.
Pastry Chef

Previous competition experience.
Culinary Olympics Erfurt, Scot-hot and I also competed in the UK World Skills

Current Employer.
Trump Turnberry Hotel, Ayrshire.

Inspirational Chef, Chefs and why?
Paco Toreblanca, He is one of the great master chefs of the world’s pastry in the last three decades.
Father of modern pastry.

Favourite Scottish ingredient.
I love working with new seasons Scottish rhubarb

Favourite Scottish supplier and why?
Taste of Arran, I love their ice cream

What is your ambitions?
One day I would love to own and run my own pastry and chocolate shop

Why do you want to be involved with the SCT?
It is a great way to broaden my experience as pastry chef and also I get to see new skills and techniques with been involved

Where did you experience your most memorable meal to date?
The Peat inn, It has a great reputation and deservedly so