Pastry chefs create Chocolate Eagle to mark the 2019 Solheim Cup


A TEAM of expert pastry chef unveiled a jaw-dropping four foot tall chocolate sculpture of the hotel’s iconic eagle logo to mark the 2019 Solheim Cup.

The team of four lead by pastry chef Phil Skinzai spent over 80 hours of hard labour crafting the giant chocolate show stopper.

The chocolate eagle was created to help mark the occasion of The 2019 Solheim Cup, which was  staged at Gleneagles.

Gleneagles chocolate eagle (C) image supplied

It was unveiled officially yesterday marking the sporting achievement.

The team used 36kg of 55% dark chocolate to help create the magnificent feat with each feather in the bird’s wings individually hand crafted to life like detail.

Gleneagles chocolate eagle (C) image supplied

Europe won the major team golfing event this year beating USA by one point 14.5 to 13.5.

The luxury hotel set beneath the Ochil Hills, opened its doors in June 1924

Beginning its life in the glamorous age of travel when guests arrived in great style at Gleneagles’ very own train station, the 850-acre estate epitomises the natural beauty for which Scotland is famed.

With its glorious playground of country pursuits and activities, the hotel is taking centre stage as Scotland’s destination venue.

Phil Skinazi – Exectuive Pastry Chef Gleneagles (C) Image supplied