The iconic One Devonshire Gardens by Hotel du Vin announces that it has appointed Gary Townsend as Head Chef at its three-AA-rosette restaurant.
A classically trained chef, Townsend brings with him more than 16 years’ experience in the industry.
Prior to joining One Devonshire Gardens, he has worked as sous chef at ‘Martin Wishart’, playing an important role in the restaurant being awarded a Michelin Star in 2011. He has also spent time at Michelin restaurants including The Kitchin, L’Enclume, Restaurant Sat Bains, and Hibiscus.
In his most recent role, as head chef at luxury five-star resort Cameron House, Townsend was responsible for a team of 20 chefs.
He said: “I am passionate about classical cooking and am always looking at new techniques, developing new flavours and ideas.”