Kitchin serves up new awards

Tom Kitchin with award winners Sanna Dahllöf and Noah Erhun

EDINBURGH’S Kitchin Group has announced its first two University Excellence Award winners as part of a new annual scholarship to help boost career prospects for students at Queen Margaret University (QMU).

Noah Erhun from the USA and Sanna Dahllöf from Sweden, who are both MSc Gastronomy students, will receive financial support to carry out independent research into sustainable food and the use of social media in the food industry.

Over the next three years, Kitchin Group’s Annual Award for Excellence will also offer QMU’s international hospitality, tourism, and events management students the chance to apply for the scholarship; the partnership will also offer QMU’s students the opportunity to gain work experience and potential employment within Kitchin Group, which includes Michelin star restaurant The Kitchin, Castle Terrace Restaurant and gastropub The Scran & Scallie.