The movers and shakers in the sector who have caught our eye this month and we predict will be destined for great things in the hospitality industry.
Dan Miles (top right)
The new head chef at No 15 Great Pulteney
Bath’s newest boutique, No.15 Great Pulteney announced the appointment of Dan Miles as head chef this month, in the 29-year-old’s first role as head honcho. He joined from his position as sous chef at The Gainsborough Bath Spa with his ‘infectious enthusiasm’ for great tasting, simple food. Prior to The Gainsborough, Miles spent two years as chef de partie under Anthony Boyd at La Trompette, London, worked as a pastry chef under Alan Murchison at the Michelin-starred L’Ortolan in Reading and held commis chef and junior sous positions at the Michelin-starred Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, near Bath.
Craig McIntosh (top left)
The new general manager at Oddfellows Chester
Craig McIntosh has taken over as general manager at Oddfellows Chester, taking over from Paul Cookson who has moved to the group’s soon-to-launch second property, Oddfellows on the Park in Cheadle. McIntosh was previously at five-star Rocco Forte, Browns in London, where he led the meetings and events team at the Mayfair hotel for over four years. He has over 15 years experience in the hotel industry, with ten of those years spent at The Chester Grosvenor where he worked with Paul Cookson, and is looking forward to leading the hotel’s team of ‘brilliant young hospitality stars’.
Hannah Beway (bottom left)
The new communications and marketing manager at Seren Collection, owners of Grove of Narberth, Coast Saundersfoot, Kiosk and Beach House Oxwich
The owners of The Grove of Narberth in South West Wales have recruited a new head of marketing and communications to work across the group’s four hospitality businesses in the portfolio.
Neil and Zoe Kedward announced that Hannah Bewhay has joined the team, bringing a wealth of experience having worked with Gordon Ramsay Holdings in London, among others.
In her new role, she will now develop a new creative standard for the integrated marketing and communications strategy across all of the group’s businesses.
David Macculloch (bottom right)
The new head chef at Ardeonaig Hotel
David Macculloch is the newly-appointed head chef at Ardeonaig Hotel, which is located on the banks of Loch Tay. He steps up to his first position in charge of the kitchens at the hotel that is now owned by Ian Hitchens. Macculloch joins from Fonab Castle, with a background spent cooking in some of Scotland’s finest hotels. He is passionate about producing fine food with a strong Scottish provenance, hence why he falls into our gallery.