Corinthia Hotel London's Northall Restaurant Names New Executive Head Chef, Ewan Simpson
LONDON, UK. August 21, 2017 - Corinthia Hotel London’s Northall restaurant, famed for its Best in British menu, has a new Executive Chef at the helm.
Ewan Simpson, fresh from his two-year tenure as Executive Head Chef at Rowhill Grange Hotel, took up his new role on July 10th. He led a team of 19 at the hotel and created menus with a seasonal, modern British twist. Its AA silver stars and two AA Rosettes are eclipsed by his five-year period directly before as Sous Chef at Claridge’s, the award-winning Mayfair Hotel with five AA red stars and three AA Rosettes. Here he supervised a brigade of 56.
He joined Claridge’s from The Stafford Hotel where he worked for five years, leaving as Sous Chef of the 110-room hotel. Prior to that, Ewan spent three years working in three restaurants in Kent after graduating from West Kent College with a BTec National Diploma in Hotel & Catering Management.
At Corinthia Hotel London, Ewan will be continuing the Best in British menu tradition at Northall. “Ewan brings rich experience to Northall, having mastered New Nordic, Classical French, Modern British and European and healthy eating cooking,” says Thomas Kochs, Managing Director of Corinthia Hotel London.
“I know Ewan from Claridge’s and I am thrilled to have him on the team. Corinthia always supports young British talent and he will bring a new approach to modern British cuisine, ushering in an exciting new phase for the restaurant.”
About Corinthia Hotel London
Housed within a Victorian building, Corinthia Hotel London features 294 rooms, including 40 suites and 7 penthouses, offering sweeping views across London’s most popular landmarks. Corinthia London provides unrivaled world-class luxury with superb ground floor offerings, including The Northall restaurant, serving the best in British produce throughout the day; modern Italian cuisine at Massimo Restaurant & Bar; and the musically-inspired Bassoon Bar. The new Garden Lounge offers all-day dining options in an al fresco David Collins Studio designed garden landscape, and a comprehensive cigar and spirits menu for late night entertaining. Corinthia London is also home to the flagship ESPA Life at Corinthia, a next-generation spa housed across four floors, together with a hair salon by Daniel Galvin. The hotel boasts the largest room sizes in London, original restored Victorian columns and tall windows that let in swathes of natural light. Cutting-edge technology in rooms and meeting rooms allow for recording, mixing and broadcasting from dedicated media rooms. Corinthia London is a 21st-century grand hotel located in the heart of London, created by experts with a passion for craftsmanship and an understanding of world-class service. Corinthia London is the ninth of Corinthia Hotels’ collection of five-star hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta. For more information, visit corinthia.com/london or visit Twitter @corinthialondon or Instagram @corinthialondon
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