‘On the passé’

Roving reporter Jb stumbled upon Jai Parsons who is competing in the upcoming Springboard competition. Featuring young talent from all over Scotland, Jai (16), who is still at Castlebrae School in Edinburgh, works at the weekend under the watchful eye and tutor, exec. head chef, John McMahon.

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John said he had high hopes for Jai in the competition and was Confident he would do well. Jai cooks in the rhubarb restaurant at the iconic Prestonfield hotel in Edinburgh.

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The dish featured in the upcoming competition is a beautiful fillet of hake, served with a warm cockle emulsion, brandade and sea lettuce, as you can see his presentation is worthy of any top restaurant and we all at Mark Murphy wish him well with his future.