I’ve been at The Herald for almost 15 years and in that time have interviewed some interesting people, among them Dame Kiri te Kanawa, Anthony Hopkins, Carole Caplin, Jamie Oliver, Heston Blumenthal and Alice Sebold. I work across various platforms within The Herald and Sunday Herald, including the news, features and magazine sections, and have a weekly food page in the Herald Magazine. Before joining The Herald 15 years ago, I worked in London at the BBC World Service and at the late Robert Maxwell's news and magazine publishing house BPCC.
The tennis star has taken over Cromlix House Hotel and it will have a fine dining Chez Roux restaurant offering locally-sourced produce when it re-opens after extensive refurbishment next spring.
Speaking to City of Glasgow College HND hospitality management students yesterday, at a lunch featuring his own recipes cooked and served by students, Roux Jr said: "The first thing that springs to mind when we hear the word Scotland is the wonderful fresh produce that is the envy of the world.
"And the second thing is the sheer passion of the Scots.