The Balmoral's Number One retains Michelin Star
The Balmoral’s fine dining restaurant number one has retained its coveted Michelin star for the 9th successive year.
Specialising in modern Scottish cuisine, number one was first awarded Michelin star status in 2003.
Executive Chef Jeff Bland and Head Chef Craig Sandle are devoted to using the very best seasonal Scottish produce. Their combined passion and enthusiasm for innovation and creativity is reflected in their highly acclaimed dishes.
Head Chef Craig Sandle places emphasis on creative dishes whilst promoting the best of Scotland by using only the finest and freshest Scottish ingredients.
Commenting on the announcement, Executive Chef Jeff Bland said:
“"We strive to consistently deliver quality food at number one and retaining our Michelin Star for 2011 reinforces the effort we make to provide our guests with a top quality fine-dining experience.
“It is an honour to retain one of the most recognised awards in the culinary world and be associated with the Michelin guide. Head Chef Craig Sandle and the team at number one have worked incredibly hard over the past year and this is an excellent start to 2011."
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NOTES FOR NEWS EDITORS
The Balmoral is part of Rocco Forte Hotels which was established in 1996 to create a group of luxury hotels in Europe. The hotels have individual styles, with each hotel reflecting its nationality and location. The properties are linked together under The Rocco Forte Collection, which guarantees attention to detail, quality and service delivery.
Rocco Forte Hotels comprises:
- Hotel de Russie, Rome
- Hotel Savoy, Florence
- The Balmoral, Edinburgh
- The Lowry Hotel, Manchester
- Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg
- Hotel Amigo, Brussels
- Brown’s Hotel, London
- Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt
- Hotel de Rome, Berlin
- Le Richemond, Geneva
- The Charles Hotel, Munich
- The Augustine, Prague
- Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, Sicily
- Abu Dhabi – 2011
- Jeddah – 2011
- Marrakech – 2012
- Cairo – 2013
For further information and online reservations, please visit The Rocco Forte Collection website: www.roccofortehotels.com