Catch of the Day - George Campbell & Sons nets new MD
George Campbell & Sons, Seafood Specialist, is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Percy-Robb as Managing Director, effective from 28th November 2016.
Stephen joins us from the well-known Scottish firm of Craig & Rose, established in 1829, where he was Managing Director. Stephen helped develop and position the brand as one of the UK’s leading speciality paint companies.
Prior to his time with Craig & Rose, Stephen’s background was as a food entrepreneur, building an organic food retail business.
Stephen brings a wealth of experience in retail, operations and finance.
He will be working closely with Executive Chairman Iain Campbell and Ronnie Wilson, Operations Director, to deliver exciting growth plans at the 145 year old firm.
Iain Campbell, Executive Chairman of George Campbell & Sons commented: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen as Managing Director; he is a valuable addition to the George Campbell & Sons team. We are all looking forward to working closely with Stephen and drawing on his experience and expertise in driving George Campbell & Sons to its next stage of growth.”
Stephen Percy-Robb, Managing Director at George Campbell and Sons commented: “I am very excited about joining this 145 year old family firm with an outstanding heritage and reputation for both quality and customer service.”
Last Updated (Nov 10 2016)
Perthshire on a Plate
George Campbell & Sons was delighted to be involved at the "Perthshire on a Plate" food festival at the Perth Show on the weekend. Gus & Gordon started of the demonstrations on Saturday with a filleting demonstration including Salmon, Turbot, Mackerel, Plaice, Octopus, Scallops & Oysters.Last Updated (Aug 10 2016)
Billingsgate Fish Market
Mrs Campbell had the opportunity to visit Billingsgate Fish Market very early one morning. The charming Charlie Caisey was on hand to give Mrs C a complete tour of the Market and Seafood Training School. Charlie has years of experience and stories about the Fish Business. I recommend fish lovers to visit Billingsgate or enrol on a training course. A really wonderful, informative, interesting and motivating visit.Last Updated (Feb 19 2016)
Loch Lomond Golf Club - Dunbartonshire
George Campbell & Sons welcomed Darren Harrison, Head Chef, Loch Lomond Golf Club and some of his team to our Perth premises. We welcome Chefs in our Fish Hall to meet our Fishmongers who are delighted to demonstrate and share their knowlege with the younger, up and coming Chefs in training. Two of the younger Chefs had a turn on the block! It was pretty cold but we warmed them up with lunch served in our production kitchen.Last Updated (Feb 19 2016)
Welcoming front of house team from Deseo - Gleneagles
George Campbell & Sons were delighted to welcome the front of house team from Deseo Restaurant, Gleneagles Hotel,Scotland.The group had a tour of the Fish Hall, met the fishmongers for an insight into the fish served in Deseo. The team had a filleting demonstration, fish identification, a tour of our Smoking kilns, production kitchen and retail shop. Mr Iain Campbell gave a brief talk on the 4th generation family business and the long relationshop with Gleneagles Hotel.Last Updated (Feb 19 2016)
Front Page News!
We were delighted to be highlighted in the "Perthshire Chamber of Commerce" Autumn 2015 Issue. In the Food & Drink section of the magazine you will find George Campbell & Sons featured and advice on what to look for in a good fishmonger.
Introducing Mitch Reid on the front cover holding a salmon in our Fish Hall in our Perth premises, which is appropriate as Mitch fillets about 90% of our Salmon, and that's a lot of Salmon!Last Updated (Dec 17 2015)
Arrival of our Lobster Pod
George Campbell & Sons have been watching as our Lobster Pod has been installed in our Fish Hall this week. Iain decided to install the Pod after researching the benefits for Shellfish and visiting the Fife based innovative business.
Briefly: The Lobster Pod creates optimum conditions for Lobster, Crabs and Langoustines, this is turn creates less stressed shellfish and increases the survival rate to over 99%.
For more information visit www.lobsterpod.co.uk Last Updated (Dec 4 2015)
Visit Scotland - Taste our Best Award
We are delighted to announce our new GCS Kitchen Product Range, has been awarded the "Taste our Best" Award from Visit Scotland.
"Taste our Best" is VisitScotland's certification scheme to recognise and celebrate businesses that provide and promote locally sourced quality food and drink."
Andy has been phenomenal in our new demonstration kitchen. In 2015 we started with 2/3 products, with the guidance of Colin Bussey we now have a 25 GCS Kitchen products to take home, "ready to eat, ready to heat".
Last Updated (Dec 3 2015)
Christmas and New Year Opening TimesChristmas hours 2015
I can't believe we are getting ready for Christmas already! Do ask Scott or Andy about our extended pre-order kitchen range available for collection from our retail shop in Perth to help you feed your families during the Christmas Season.
Last Updated (Dec 3 2015)
Getting ready to go on-line
George Campbell & Sons is introducing three new mini webpages:
Epicurien Seafood Expereince & Tasting Tours
Click & Collect Value Added Seafood Range
Smoked products for on-line ordering.
Coming SoonLast Updated (Apr 8 2015)