Ben Tish joins The Stafford London as Culinary Director

Ben Tish

Ben Tish

Executive Chef 22nd January 2018

Ben Tish joins The Stafford London as Culinary Director

The Stafford London has announced the appointment of Ben Tish as Culinary Director.

Ben will be responsible for The Stafford’s food offering in its entirety which will include private dining, suites, in-room dining, wine cellars, The American Bar and The Game Bird restaurant.

As part of his role at The Stafford, Ben will evolve the menus throughout the hotel and will also be launching new restaurant projects that reflect Ben’s signature style and love of European cuisine.

Speaking of his new appointment, Ben said “I am delighted to be joining the team at The Stafford. They have had such a great year in 2017 with the launch of The Game Bird and I am excited to oversee the food offering in the restaurant and throughout the hotel moving forwards, as well as working with the team on new restaurant projects in the future.”

General Manager of The Stafford Stuart Procter commented “We are thrilled to be welcoming Ben to the hotel. He is an incredible chef and together we look forward to evolving the offering at The Game Bird and across the hotel, along with launching exciting projects in line with Ben’s exciting food philosophy.”

Ben previously worked as Chef Director at the Salt Yard Group for over 10 years which overseeing the Opera Tavern, Ember Yard and Dehesa.

⁣James Durrant has stepped down from his position as executive chef at The Stafford in London, home to the Game Bird restaurant. James who has previously worked at Royal Hospital Road, Gordon Ramsay’s three-Michelin-starred Maze, Claridge’s, under the tutelage of Ramsay, and again at Maze, returning as the head chef working alongside Jason Atherton.

Head chef Jozef Rogulski has been promoted to executive chef and has previously held roles at Cliveden Country House Hotel, Tom Kerridge’s The Hand and Flowers and the Roux Brothers’ The Waterside Inn in Bray.

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