Restaurant Manager

Peter Avis, restaurant manager of Babylon at Virgin-owned The Roof Gardens in Kensington

Peter Avis: Career Profile

By Peter Ruddick

Peter Avis’s job in charge of the Virgin-owned Babylon restaurant at popular celebrity haunt The Roof Gardens is a far cry from his humble Liverpool beginnings and comes after a fascinating career straddling both sides of the Atlantic. 

Peter McAlister was last month crowned the 2012 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year by the Academy of Food and Wine Service

Peter McAlister: Career Profile

By Luke Nicholls

Peter McAlister from the Culloden Estate & Spa in Belfast was last month crowned the 2012 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year by the Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS). He previously spent six years working with Malmaison and now hopes to use...

Michele Caggianese receiving his Restaurant Manager of the Year 2011 award

Career profile: Michele Caggianese

By Emma Eversham

Despite arriving in the UK seven and a half years ago from Italy with no knowledge of the English language and no formal training, Michele Caggianese has managed to carve a successful career front-of- house in some of London’s top restaurants and hotels....

The final for the 2011 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year competition will be held on 16 May

2011 UK Restaurant Manager finalists shortlisted

By Lorraine Heller

Seven restaurant managers from around the UK have been shortlisted for the Academy of Food and Wine Service’s (AFWS) UK Restaurant Manager of the Year competition.