One Devonshire Gardens by Hotel du Vin has announced the appointment of Gary Townsend as head chef at its 3AA Rosette restaurant.
Townsend brings with him over 16 years’ experience in the industry and joins from his role as head chef at five-star resort Cameron House in Scotland where he was responsible for a team of 20 chefs.
He has also worked as sous chef at Martin Wishart’, during which the restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2011.
He has also spent time at Michelin restaurants including: ‘The Kitchin’, ‘L’Enclume’, ‘Restaurant Sat Bains’, and ‘Hibiscus’.
Gary Townsend said: “One Devonshire Gardens has an incredible reputation built over a number of years and I look forward to joining them on this next stage of the hotel’s development. I am passionate about classical cooking and am always looking at new techniques, developing new flavours and ideas.”
Hotel du Vin’s One Devonshire Gardens is home to 49 bedrooms and the 3 AA Rosette Bistro du Vin restaurant.