By Angela Green, Content Executive, H&C News: Crerar appoint four new Head Chefs across portfolio.
Crerar Hotels Group has welcomed four new Head Chefs to its culinary team at Thainstone House, Balmoral Arms, Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa, and Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa.
Antonio Cappucio brings more than 20 years’ experience within the hospitality industry to the senior kitchen team at Thainstone House, Inverurie.
Cappucio’s resume covers prominent positions in the USA, Europe, and the UK, where he enjoyed roles at the Belfry Hotel & Resort and Château Rhianfa in Anglesey.
Michael Curran is bringing his people management skills to the kitchen team at Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa.
Classically French trained Curran has more than 20 years’ experience across the UK and has spent the last two years as a freelance chef allowing him the possibility to expand his skillset and knowledge as well as introduce him to unique working environments.
The recently revamped Balmoral Arms, formerly known as the Deeside Inn, in the Royal Deeside village of Ballater has welcomed Gary Quinn is a Head Chef with over 16 years of experience working with some of Scotland’s finest hotels.
Quinn is passionate about the personal and professional development of promising young chefs making their way into the industry. Something Crerar Hotels prides itself in through its Crerar Academy, which cemented his decision to join the Scottish hotel group.
Also joining the Crerar Hotels family is Anthony Wilson who has taken the reins at Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa with 27 years of experience.
Wilson has spent the last decade in head chef roles and is excited to take on this new challenge and will use the opportunity to bring his culinary imagination to life for guests to enjoy.
Chris Wayne-Willis, Chief Executive of Crerar Hotels, said: “I am thrilled that these four talented chefs have joined our team bringing with them a wealth of experience from so many different areas of the sector. We have been wowed by their culinary skills and passion of creating some fantastic dishes for our guests.”
Thainstone House, Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa, Balmoral Arms, and Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa are part of the Crerar Hotels Group which has a collection of four- and five-star hotels and inns located in destinations across Scotland including Inverurie, Nairn, and Oban.