We welcome back: COLIN ALDERSON Former Pastry Chef to the Queen
His talk: ‘ Christmas with the Queen at Sandringham & Balmoral’
After leaving Scarborough Technical College having qualified as a Chef, Colin obtained work locally in the Yorkshire Dales where his parents had a farm. After a short time in the Army Catering at Catterick, he worked at Bolton Castle in Wensleydale. While at Bolton Castle he applied for a job as Chef to the Royal Household. When he was appointed to work at Buckingham Palace, this opened up a whole new world to the young chef from Yorkshire.
Colin Alderson who was the Queen’s official pastry chef for five years has cooked for many a royal occasion from banquets and parties for hundreds of people, to simple breakfasts for Queen Elizabeth 2nd herself. He has also seen how Christmas happens in the royal household, including Windsor House, Sandringham Palace and on board the Royal Yacht Britannia.
His last talk for us was extremely popular and we are really looking forward to this Christmas talk. Hopefully we shall find out what the Royal Family have for their Christmas dinner and perhaps some of the presents exchanged!
Admission: ACS Members Free,