James made a great impact with his television debut in November 1996 and has rarely been off screen since. Due to his popularity Taste of Grampian are delighted that James is coming back for a second year and he’s really looking forward to coming back to Scotland. He’ll be showcasing what he does best with a host of new recipes using fresh, local ingredients.
Brian McLeish is head chef at the Moonfish Café in Aberdeen, he burst into the media spotlight when he starred in Masterchef: The Professionals, finishing as runner up, after earning lavish praise for his exquisite dishes. He is very much self-taught, an individual who trusts his instincts and ability to create delicious recipes using the best of local produce.