Ormer Mayfair, the restaurant at Flemings Mayfair hotel, which is part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has appointed Svetoslav Manolev as head sommelier.
Manolev brings more than a decade of specialist wine experience from previous positions in London. He was assistant head sommelier at 67 Pall Mall where he managed a team of 18 sommeliers and assisted with curating and overseeing its 4000-strong wine list.
Prior to this, he held positions at COYA Mayfair, Park Chinois and Roka.
In his role as head sommelier, he will work alongside Michelin star-awarded chef Shaun Rankin and be responsible for the operational management of all wines within the restaurant and hotel, including Manetta’s bar.
Manolev says: “I look forward to introducing diners to new styles of wine not previously offered at the restaurant, as well as hosting intimate tasting events in The Barrel Room.”