Andrew Brownsword Hotels has appointed Michael Nizzero as executive chef of The Bath Priory, who will start his role on January 9 next year.
Nizzero joins with 14 years of experience working in hotels across the UK and Europe and comes from his latest role as premier sous chef at The Ritz.
It was here where he worked alongside executive chef John Williams MBE to achieve a Michelin Star for the restaurant for the first time in its extensive history.
Nizzero’s UK career began in 2002, where he spent two years at the One-O-One Restaurant in Knightsbridge before moving to Dubai to work as Sous Chef at Pisces Restaurant in 2004. Nominated as the best seafood restaurant between 2005 and 2007, Michael rose through the ranks to become Chef de Cuisine by 2007.
He returned to the UK in 2007 to take Senior Sous Chef role at renowned The Waterside Inn in Bray, Berkshire, where he worked alongside Chef Patron, Alain Roux.
After four years in Bray, he was offered the opportunity to take the helm at Relais & Chateaux property, Hostellerie La Briqueterie where he gained and held a Michelin Star as Executive Chef de Cuisine between 2011 and 2015.
Alan Swinson, food & beverage director at Andrew Brownsword Hotels comments on Michael’s appointment: “We are delighted that Michael will be joining us at The Bath Priory. We worked hard to secure the right candidate to uphold and develop the restaurant’s fine reputation and Michael’s exceptional experience, enthusiasm and passion were a natural fit.”