AA 4 rosette restaurant in Scotland
Charlie Lockley - Head Chef at Boath House has a coveted Michelin Star and 4AA rosettes, this puts him firmly in the top four restaurants in Scotland and one of the most notable in Britain.
The food is about the marriage of flavour combination and uncomplicated preparation. As Charlie says, "let the ingredients do the talking". Charlie and Boath House owners Wendy and Don Matheson pride themselves on their associations and involvement in slow food and organic cooking. Charlie was one of only a small number of UK chefs invited to Terra Madre, Italy in September 2006 by the Slow Food Association as the Highlands Convivium representative.
Fine dining near Nairn, Inverness-Shire
Wendy says, on meeting Charlie and talking to him about his experience and ideas, "We realised he shared our aspirations and commitment to quality. He's been with us ever since, and it's worked wonderfully".
He takes pride in imparting his techniques and knowledge to others and is enthusiastic about taking part in cookery demonstrations. Amongst other accolades Charlie won Scottish Hotel Chef of the year 2004 and Scottish Chef of the year in 2010.