Lesmahagow High pupils attend master-class with award winning chef Tom Kitchin

PUPILS from Lesmahagow High School have received a once-in-a-lifetime experience after winning the opportunity to attend a master-class with award winning chef Tom Kitchin.

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The pupils met Tom at his Michelin starred restaurant The Kitchin, in Edinburgh’s Leith, after beating off competition from across the country to win a nationwide Eco-Schools initiative ‘One Planet Picnic’.

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The winning senior Home Economics pupils were treated to a master-class on cooking skills by Tom and also received a behind-the-scenes glimpse of his restaurant, which was recently judged ‘Best UK restaurant’ by the prestigious BMW Square Meal Awards.

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