Masterchef chef to visit Highland restaurant and cook up a storm

A RUSH for places at the dinner table is expected when renowned chef Michel Roux jnr visits an Inverness restaurant's kitchen next month.

Roux, a Masterchef judge and head chef at the Michelin-starred Le Gavroche in London, will be combining French cuisine and local produce when he cooks a four-course meal for customers.

Chez Roux at Rocpool Reserve, the first Scottish restaurant opened by Michel's father, Albert Roux, is taking bookings on a first-come-first-served basis due to the anticipated popularity of the event on 24 February.

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For 85 per head, including wine, diners can expect culinary treats including pigeon turnover with wild mushrooms and foie gras.

Roux said: "My father has been very involved with the restaurant and I'm delighted to also have the opportunity to come to such a fantastic city and cook for the people."