Former Claridge's executive chef joins luxury hotel in Scotland

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A luxury hotel in Scotland has announced a new executive chef to head up all kitchen functions across its eight restaurants and bars.

Coalin Finn brings with him a wealth of experience to the role at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews having previously held the positions of executive chef of the Claridge’s Hotel restaurant in London and head chef at the five-star Inverlochy Castle Hotel near Fort William.

A relocation to the UK followed as he took up a place in Gordon Ramsay's group at the Savoy Grill, before spending time at Pétrus.

Notably, the chef also worked for Claude Bosi at the two-Michelin-starred Hibiscus.

Of his new role, he said: "I am honoured to join the exceptional team at Old Course Hotel and to showcase my contemporary interpretation of Scottish cuisine.

“With St Andrews' rich culinary heritage and access to incredible local produce, I look forward to creating memorable dining experiences across the resort.”