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EXECUTIVE Chef / Tutor

Lewis Donegan

Lewis has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience over the years and now heads up the hugely popular Dundee Cooking Academy, where he shares his passion, extensive skill set and vast knowledge delivering entertaining cooking classes to the public.

Dundee born and bred, he started his cooking career with Hilton Hotels before working all over Scotland developing his craft in some of the country’s most prestigious restaurants and hotels. This includes the award winning Auchrannie Resort on the beautiful Isle of Arran and  the Michelin starred Martin Wishart at  Loch Lomond, to name a few.  

Over the years Lewis has enjoyed building on his eclectic career and in 2014 moved into teaching. Lewis has lectured Professional Cookery at Dundee & Angus College and also tutored at one of Scotland’s most renowned celebrity chef run Cook Schools. To add to his already extensive resume, Lewis cooked lunch for Her Majesty the Queen at her 90th Birthday Celebration hosted by Dundee’s Lord Provost and even tried his hand at Masterchef the Professionals. 

Lewis also oversees Dundee’s top takeaway lunch offering, the extremely popular Tayble Deli while leading the team at  The Howff Secret Supper Club. Lewis’s passion is infectious and he is so happy to be doing what he loves most…. sharing and showcasing his experience of cooking here in Dundee.