People

people

Our latest interviews with the hospitality industry's finest as well as news of all the latest moves and new appointments across the hotel, restaurant and pub sectors. 

MasterChef: The Professionals judge Monica Galetti says TV work can be both a blessing and a curse for a chef

Monica Galetti: Pearls of Wisdom

By Luke Nicholls

She’s the Samoan-born Le Gavroche sous chef that has become known as the tough-talking MasterChef: The Professionals judge. But how much do we really know about Michel Roux Jr’s right-hand woman, Monica Galetti?

Rene Redzepi:

Rene Redzepi: Pearls of Wisdom

By William Drew

The chef-owner of Noma in Copenhagen – three times voted the S.Pellegrino World’s Best Restaurant – discusses losing and rediscovering his creative spark, aided by writing a newly published journal.

Daniel Pearse, head pastry chef, Hakkasan London

Daniel Pearse: Career Profile

By Emma Eversham

Daniel Pearse, 28, has been head pastry chef for Hakkasan London for more than two years after stints at The Mandarin Oriental and The Langham. The pastry chef believes that classic training and knowing the basics before trying to climb the ladder is...

Mike DeNoma is chief executive of new global hotel brand glh

Mike DeNoma: Pearls of Wisdom

By Luke Nicholls

By his own admission, US-born banker turned global hotelier Mike DeNoma struggles to even spell ‘hospitality’, but he certainly understands the voice of the customer and is an expert when it comes to market research. As chief executive of newly formed...

Peter Gowers has been appointed as the new chief executive of Travelodge

People on the Move in Hospitality: November 2013

By Luke Nicholls

BigHospitality rounds up some of the latest movers and shakers in the industry with the past month seeing a number of key appointments at hotels, restaurants, pubs including and Travelodge, The Savoy and The Cadogan Arms.

Peter Gowers will begin his new role as Travelodge chief executive on Monday 25 November

Peter Gowers replaces Grant Hearn as new Travelodge boss

By Luke Nicholls

Travelodge has today announced the appointment of a new chief executive, with former Safestore Holdings boss Peter Gowers replacing Grant Hearn after 10 years of service with the budget hotel operator.

Follow us

Hospitality Guides

View more