Chef joins catering firm’s top team

Robbie GleaveTop chef Robbie Gleave has joined GH Event Catering’s senior management team and will make a pivotal contribution to the East Lothian company’s plans.

Mr Gleave has worked at some of the country’s most glamorous venues and events, including The Ritz London, Gleneagles Hotel, The Royal Garden Party at Holyrood Palace, and the Royal Enclosure at Royal Ascot Races.

His achievements have been recognised with awards such as ‘Development Chef of the Year.  He worked for 12 years at Heritage Portfolio.

As well his management role, Mr Gleave’s new position as development chef involves working with the entire team in product development.

He is also responsible for leading and developing the kitchen team, handpicking additional artisan food and drink suppliers within East Lothian and beyond to secure new catering contracts and help achieve GH Event Catering’s ambitious growth plans.

Brian Galbraith, managing director at GH Event Catering, said: “We are thrilled to have Robbie joining our energetic, food-loving team.  His top-level industry experience, infectious enthusiasm and the ability to inspire others – from clients and staff to fellow senior management – are just some of the invaluable qualities Robbie brings.  His joining our growing team of high-calibre professionals is another step towards our goal to be a key player in Scotland’s premium event catering scene.”

Mr Gleave added: “I’m full of excitement and optimism about being part of a dynamic and forward-thinking company, one which is growing with serious intent and ambition.  I bring a wealth of experience and will lead my focused team to provide fantastic food.  It is a great time to be a chef and I am delighted to still be so enthused and connected to my vocation after many enjoyable years.  I am proud to be a chef and to be surrounded by my inspiring colleagues at GH.”

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