City chef to stir up show

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CAPITAL chef Tom Kitchin was today going head-to-head with his mentor Pierre Koffman on a TV cooking show.

Their joint appearance on the BBC One show, Saturday Kitchen, was the first time they had appeared on television together.

The chefs worked together when Mr Kitchin was carving out his career at restaurant La Tante Claire in London.

The owner of The Kitchin restaurant in Leith said: “I have huge admiration for Chef Koffmann – he is a genius and one of the most inspirational talents I have worked.”