Name and age
Rory Taylor, 28

Position within the team.
Team member, I joined the team in 2018

Previous competition experience.
North East Chef of the year

Current Employer.
Entier Aberdeen

Previous employment.
The Chester Hotel Aberdeen

Inspirational Chef, Chefs and why?
Orry Shand has been a fantastic inspiration to me showing me what it takes to be a great cook

Favourite Scottish ingredient.
I love cooking with seasonal Scottish vegetables and enjoy experimenting with foraging

Favourite Scottish supplier and why?
George Campbell and sons, always delivering quality

What are your ambitions?
 I would like to own my own restraint and be successful

Why do you want to be involved with the SCT?
Great experience being involved with like-minded people who all want to achieve

Where did you experience your most memorable meal to date?
The Cellar Restaurant in Anstruther, great use of all things Scottish and seasonal