5B Bank Street, Dundee DD1 1R


Lewis Donegan

Leading Chef Tutor, Lewis Donegan.  Lewis is looking forward to showcasing his skills in his first venture, ‘The Dundee Cooking Academy’. Lewis, Dundee born and bred, started his cooking career with Hilton Dundee and then went on tour around Scotland crafting his skills in some of the country’s most prestigious restaurants and hotels. Lewis has enjoyed a great career Teaching at a top Cook School, Lecturing Professional Cookery as well as working in Top Michelin Star restaurants, cooking lunch for her Majesty the Queen and trying his hand at Masterchef the Professionals Lewis is super excited to be bringing Dundee this new venture and experience once opening in 2019

Adam Newth

Adam Newth started his career training at Angus College in Arbroath, his home town. He then moved around the country working in a number of prestigious hotels and restaurants, honing his craft under the tutelage of some of the country’s greatest Chefs before returning to his local roots.

Adam has enjoyed considerable success in culinary competitions and is building up a healthy collection of titles. In 2013, he was awarded the prestigious titles of Young Scottish Chef of the Year and Young Scottish Seafood Chef of the Year. He was most recently crowned RR Spink Sustainable Trout Chef of the Year 2015 and looks forward to the challenge of competing for further accolades.



The Dundee Cooking Academy is a first of its kind facility in the heart of an evolving Dundee, offering a wide selection of cooking classes open to the public lead by Head Chef Tutor, Lewis Donegan and award-winning local Chef, Adam Newth. Our programme is designed to suit budding cooks of any level of ability and to cater to a wide range of interests and specialist topics. In addition to being a fun and interactive experience, our classes will develop participants’ cooking skills, strengthen their overall food knowledge and will be presented in a highly entertaining yet casual, stress free environment.
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