Michelin-starred Chef Adam Handling started out at Gleneagles 16 years ago where he was the first ever apprentice chef, before he went on to become Fairmont’s youngest ever Head Chef. Adam has a number of impressive awards under his belt, including Scottish Chef of the Year, British Culinary Federation’s Chef of the Year, Chef of the Year in the Food & Travel Awards. Adam is the youngest person to be one of the Caterer’s ‘30 under 30 to watch’ in the 2013 Acorn Awards. Voted for by both the public and esteemed industry judges, Adam was named Restaurateur of the Year in the British GQ Food and Drink Awards 2020, before earning his first Michelin star at his flagship restaurant, Frog by Adam Handling, in 2022.
Adam Handling Restaurant Group is committed to fighting food waste and has teamed up with a number of core charities, including The Felix Project and Quintessentially Foundation, who share the same goal. During the Covid-19 in March 2020, the Group worked with Open Kitchens to provide The Felix Project with thousands of meals to share with local communities and frontline charities.