Rocco Forte Hotels has announced that Jesus Adorno will be joining the team at Brown’s Hotel as director of hospitality.
Adorno previously was at the helm of Le Caprice for three decades and became one of the restaurant’s most popular faces.
He first joined as head waiter on its opening day in the 1980s and went on to become a board member of Caprice Holdings in the 1990s.
Adorno left his role at Le Caprice in 2020.
Now as part of his new position with Brown’s Hotel, he oversee the front of house at Charlie’s alongside restaurant manager Abigail Clark.
Adorno will also work closely with chef director Adam Byatt and head chef Matthew Starling. Sir Rocco Forte, chairman of Rocco Forte Hotels, says: “Jesus is one of the best restauranteurs in the world. I have known him for many years and it is wonderful to have him on board. Jesus will be bringing his great experience and personality, adding a pizzazz to Charlie’s.”
Reflecting on his new appointment, Jesus Adorno says: “I want to help and be a vital part of making Charlie’s the top restaurant in the West End, a destination where guests will come from every corner of the world to eat at Charlie’s because of a truly holistic dining experience, from the food, to the service and the ambience.”