Royal Lancaster London welcomes new executive pastry chef

Royal Lancaster London has appointed the former head pastry chef at Fortnum & Mason, Scott Villacora, to take on the role of its executive pastry chef.

The Royal Lancaster London has appointed the former head pastry chef at Fortnum & Mason, Scott Villacora, to take on the role of executive pastry chef. 

He is working with his new pastry department to develop more interesting breads, pastries and desserts for the hotel and his next project is to completely redesign the afternoon tea which will be launched in early 2020.

Villacora graduated with a diploma in culinary art at the Philippine School of Culinary Arts in May 2004. Since his graduation, he has been head pastry chef at several hotels and restaurants.

He was appointed as head pastry chef at Fortnum & Mason in 2015 where he managed a team of 14 pastry chefs for four years and was responsible for curating the award-winning afternoon tea.