Brownsword Hotels has appointed Conor Toomey as head chef of its restaurant at West Sussex hotel Amberley Castle.
South African-born Toomey takes up his new position following 10 years of experience working across the UK, including under Michael Wignall at the two Michelin starred Latymer at Pennyhill Park.
He said: “I’m very much looking forward to starting work with the team at Amberley Castle. With a brand new kitchen and new menus, I look forward to welcoming both new and returning diners. Both the hotel and restaurant have an excellent reputation and I look forward to growing this further”.