Trump Turnberry promotes internally for executive chef position

Callum Dow

Callum Dow has been promoted to executive head chef at the Trump Turnberry.

Dow joined the five-star Perthshire hotel as chef de cuisine in 2017 and was quickly promoted to executive sous chef within six months, before recently taking on the executive head chef role across the resort’s dining portfolio, which includes the signature 1906 restaurant, the Grand Tea Lounge & Bar, The Duel in the Sun, The Lighthouse Halfway House and the Chef’s Table.

Having worked in top kitchens across the UK since 2001, Dow has over 17 years of experience including two years as executive head chef at Balbirnie House.

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Callum previously spent a year working as the head chef at Gleneagles’ Deseo restaurant, as well as stints at Airth Castle, The Mytton & Mermaid, Shrewsbury, and one Michelin star restaurant, Longueville Manor, Jersey.

Dow said: “We are a very young and new team within the kitchens and laying the foundations of what is going to be a very exciting time at the hotel. Every day is different and we push ourselves to constantly evolve and improve things.”

Ralph Porciani, general manager at Trump Turnberry, said: “Callum is an integral part of our family here at Trump Turnberry. He is an exciting talent whose passion and energy for delivering freshly prepared, high quality food will continue to build the hotel’s reputation for offering a first-class dining experience to anyone who comes through our doors.”

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