Ollie Moore, the former head chef at The Black Rat in Winchester, will return to Yorkshire to head up the kitchen at Ox Pasture Hall in a new role from March 1.
Moore, who worked at The Black Rat in 2015 and 2016 and earnt the eatery its Michelin star, will come off a sabbatical in Spain to join the four-star privately owned Scarborough Hotel as head chef.
Moore’s first experience of a Michelin Star kitchen was when he was taken under the wing of Mark Jordan at the Ocean Restaurant at the Atlantic Hotel in Jersey.
His spell in Jersey coincided with the restaurant winning its first Michelin star, with Moore then and earning the title of chef de partie.
After serving his time in Jersey, he moved to work at Peter Gorton’s 3 AA Rosette Horn of Plenty, before moving on to The Manor House in Castle Combe which held 1 Michelin Star and 3 AA rosettes.
Now he will be in charge of the Courtyard Restaurant at Ox Pasture Hall, as well as oversee its Bistro eatery and events catering.
Ox Pasture Hall, a converted country house hotel, home to 32 bedrooms, is owned by Jay Badsha, and managed by Shaun Conway.