Mark Donald

Mark Donald – began cooking in his hometown of Glasgow where he spent time in the kitchen of Stravaigin, then one of the city’s most popular restaurants, renowned for their unique approach to global cuisine. Since then, he has gone on to build impeccable culinary credentials that include Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles, Hibiscus in Mayfair, Bentley Restaurant in Sydney and a formative season at Noma in Copenhagen. 2018 saw his homecoming to Scotland where he took over the kitchen at Number One at The Balmoral where he retained their Michelin Star until he departed in 2021.

Mark now takes on the role of Executive Head Chef at the Glenturret Lalique Restaurant, located in the heart of Scotland’s Oldest Working Distillery in Perthshire. He is renowned for his creative and warm Scottish hospitality and making people laugh.

Glenturret Lalique

The Hosh,

Crieff PH7 4HA,


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