Head Chef

Alyn Williams rose through the ranks at Gordon Ramsay Holdings and worked under Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley

Alyn Williams: Career Profile

By Luke Nicholls

A Michelin star, 15th in the National Restaurant Awards and the National Chef of the Year title – 2012 was a remarkable year for Alyn Williams. In this exclusive interview, the chef-patron of his eponymous restaurant at the Westbury hotel in Mayfair reveals...

Kevin Connor has been appointed as head chef at The Queens hotel

People on the Move in Hospitality: December 2012

By Luke Nicholls

In our exclusive People on the Move in Hospitality gallery, BigHospitality rounds up some of the latest movers and shakers in the industry. The past month has seen a number of new appointments at hotels, restaurants, pubs and hospitality institutions...

Ross Shonhan, owner, Bone Daddies

Ross Shonhan: Career Profile

By Luke Nicholls

Australian-born Ross Shonhan, former head chef at Zuma and Nobu, is set to open Japanese ramen concept Bone Daddies in Soho next month. The chef reveals his career achievements and challenges and explains his love affair with Japanese cuisine.

Andrew Byrne has been appointed as general manager of Thistle Hyde Park hotel

People on the Move in Hospitality: August 2012

By Luke Nicholls

In our People on the Move gallery, BigHospitality rounds up some of the movers and shakers of the hospitality industry. The past month has seen a number of new appointments at hotels, restaurants and pubs including Thistle, The White Swan and Barracuda...

This new sales team has been appointed at Cedar Court Hotels

People on the Move in Hospitality: July 2012

By Luke Nicholls

In our People on the Move gallery, BigHospitality rounds up some of the movers and shakers of the hospitality industry. The past month has seen a number of new appointments at hotels, restaurants and pubs including Radisson Blu, Cassis and Barracuda Pub...

Darren and Debbie Gladman will open The Square bar and restaurant in October

Harrogate chef to open The Square Bar and Restaurant

By Luke Nicholls

Darren Gladman, former head chef of Rudding Park and proprietor of the Oakdale Golf Club catering franchise, is preparing to open his own bar and restaurant with his wife Debbie in Harrogate this autumn.

Daniele Pampagnin has joined PPHE Hotels Group as executive chef

People on the Move in Hospitality: May 2012

By Luke Nicholls

BigHospitality rounds up the latest appointments in the hospitality industry. This month sees key appointments at hotels, restaurants and pubs including The Leaconfield, Jurys Inn and Vinoteca. 

Barrie St Clair, head chef at Black & Blue's The Archduke

Career Profile: Barrie St Clair

By Peter Ruddick

Yorkshire-born Barrrie St Clair spent the first half of his career working through the ranks as a hotel chef. After working as a sous-chef at the Le Meridien hotel, St Clair worked with Marco Pierre-White for an unsuccessful stint before joining the Waterloo...

Gary Leishman has joined Carberry Tower as head chef

People on the Move in Hospitality: April 2012

By Luke Nicholls

BigHospitality rounds up the latest appointments in the hospitality industry. This month sees key appointments at hotels, restaurants and pubs including Carberry Tower, Colette's and Doubletree by Hilton.

Arnaud Stevens, executive head chef at The Gherkin restaurant and group development chef for Searcys

Career Profile: Arnaud Stevens

By Emma Eversham

Arnaud Stevens is executive head chef at 40/30 at The Gherkin and group development chef for Searcys. Part of the management team at Searcys, he has overall responsibility for the kitchen at The Gherkin while also overseeing all food concepts for the...