Olga Wafer has been appointed general manager for Sodexo Prestige at Knebworth House and Park, Herts.
She brings experience of business management, executive fine dining and conference management from her role as unit business manager, Hibernian Aviva Ireland and catering general manager for Vauxhall Riverside Suite.
Olga comments, “I am delighted to be appointed general manager at Knebworth House and Park. Knebworth has been the venue for many large scale events over recent years including big rock festival Sonisphere earlier this year and in 2009, the Hedgestock Festival in 2006 and major incursions by film and music crews. This imposing venue makes an inspirational setting for dinners, conferences, meetings and networking events and offers guests and unforgettable experience.”
Olga continues, “We are looking forward to a busy season ahead with highlights including a Christmas party for 350 for Tesco as well as the Hertfordshire Business awards.”
Knebworth House Shines This Christmas Set against the impressive backdrop of Knebworth House and attached to the Lodge Barn, Knebworth is the perfect Christmas venue.
Knebworth House is a grade II listed, red-brick Tudor building with Victorian High Gothic decoration, and has been home to the Lytton family for 500 years.
With its large parks and grounds, ample facilities and large stately rooms, Knebworth is able to accommodate all manner of occasions, both public and corporate, from enormous outdoor concerts to classic dinners, seminars and conferences, drinks receptions and outdoor events for up to 125,000 guests.
The Knebworth Barns Conference and Banqueting Centre is made up of two 400-year-old Tithe Barns, carefully restored to create a unique setting, and is in walking distance of the house. Knebworth Barns conference and banqueting centre has received the “Best Venue” Award six times from the Corporate Hospitality & Event Association.