New eatery appoints Masterchef to kitchen

Chef Selection: Former Masterchef semi-finalist Matt Dobson has been appointed as Head Chef at Formartines

FORMARTINE’S

A new North-east visitor attraction has appointed a former MasterChef: The Professionals semi-finalist to head up its kitchen when it opens this spring.

Matt Dobson has been named head chef at the restaurant at Formartine’s, a visitor centre opening near Tarves this April. The talented chef was placed fourth in the 2009 series of ‘MasterChef: The Professionals’ and has more than 15 years of professional cooking experience.

Formartine’s, which is located on the edge of the Haddo Estate, will feature a restaurant as well as a fine food hall stocking local artisan products. It will also offer a range of outdoor activities, including woodland walks. It is a joint partnership between John Cooper, who owns The Smokehouse in Methlick, and Lord and Lady Aberdeen, proprietors of Haddo Estate.

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Published on Thursday 12 April 2012 13:34

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