Rosemary is a talented and versatile chef, who loves talking about food;as much as she loves cooking. She is a natural extrovert and communicator, whose professional career includes a period working for Pierre Koffman - at the internationally famous Tante Claire restaurant in London and also a period working for Jean-Christophe Novelli.
Rosemary was Head Chef at Amhuinnsuidhe Castle from 1998 till 2002, running her renowned cookery course for hundreds of eager students over the four years. Her first cookery book, Rosemary - Castle Cook was published in 2001. Described by food writer Michael Raffael as "an object lesson in handling the finest produce".
Rosemary is passionate about food and she teaches with an infectious enthusiasm. Her "passion for the subject and desire to impart her knowledge, which she does with warmth and verve, cannot fail to fire those fortunate enough to be her pupils" (Claire MacDonald).
In the summer of 2000, TV production company Wall to Wall filmed six students taking part in one of Rosemary's cookery courses. The six part series, Rosemary - Castle Cook was broadcast on Channel 5 in January 2001 and led to a second series, Rosemary on the Road, broadcast by Channel 5 in September 2002 to excellent reviews. Rosemary has worked on a number of other television projects including an eight part contribution to the Carlton TV series Nosh, broadcast in the summer of 2001.
She has now taken her cookery school to Swinton Park, where her lessons are as popular as ever.
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