Overall ranking: 82 (94 in 2012)
Chef ranking: 21 (28 in 2012)
Scotland's only two-Michelin-starred chef runs the 50-seat Andrew Fairlie restaurant at the iconic luxury hotel Gleneagles in Auchterarder, set within 850 acres of rolling Perthshire countryside. In 1984 20-year-old Fairlie won the first Roux Scholarship, gaining the opportunity to train with legendary chef Michel Guérard at Les Prés d'Eugénie in Gascony, during a period when the UK's food reputation on the world stage was poor and a foreigner working in a French kitchen almost unheard of.
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