Daniel Ashmore has been appointed head chef at The Pompadour by Galvin, located at the 5-star Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian.
His appointment was revealed by Chris and Jeff Galvin who lead the team of chefs.
Daniel comes to the role with a wealth of culinary experience from many reputable establishments including Fischers at Baslow Hall, The Square in Mayfair, Restaurant Tom Aitkens and La Trompette. Daniel’s previous appointment was sous chef at Number One at The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh. Jeff Galvin commented, “Chris and I are very excited to welcome such a talented chef to the Pompadour. Daniel has an amazing pedigree and his knowledge of the Edinburgh culinary landscape make him a wonderful addition to our Scottish team.”
Daniel commented, “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to work with Chris and Jeff Galvin at The Pompadour, one of the most beautiful dining rooms in the country. Also, to have the chance to showcase the best seasonal, Scottish ingredients I’ll be cooking with care and simplicity is a chef’s dream.”