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BLAKES HOTEL – MARKUS SAVAGE APPOINTED FOOD AND BEVERAGE DIRECTOR AT BLAKES HOTEL

May 26, 2017

MARKUS SAVAGE APPOINTED FOOD AND BEVERAGE DIRECTOR AT BLAKES HOTEL APPOINTED FOOD AND BEVERAGE DIRECTOR AT BLAKES HOTEL
Blakes Hotel, one of the world’s first luxury boutique hotels, is pleased to announce the appointment of Markus Savage as Food and Beverage Director.

Effective as of 21st May 2017, Markus will oversee all of the food and beverage operations at the South Kensington establishment, encompassing the recently relaunched Blakes Restaurant and underground bar, Blakes Below, as well as the newly designed courtyard, The Garden at Blakes.

Bringing over 20 years of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry to the role, he has received various accolades along the way, and gained invaluable experience during his time at some of the most iconic restaurants in London as well as the five-star hotel industry.

Markus joins Blakes Hotel following his most recent role as General Manager of HIX Mayfair. Before then he held the title of Events Operations Manager at The Holborn Dining Room at Rosewood Hotel. Markus was responsible at a senior management role to a 200 cover dining room, as well as a separate 30 cover terrace and takeaway deli.

In his earlier career Markus built a strong operational background in the food and beverage sector holding positions at The Ivy and J Sheekey’s. He later spent eight years working as Restaurant Manager at The Wolseley and The Delaunay, both of which received critical acclaim under his leadership for outstanding service.

As F&B Director, Markus Savage will bring his wealth of experience and innate charm to lead Blakes Hotel’s in-house Restaurant and Bar with impeccable service and detail. Commentating on his new appointment, Markus says ‘I am incredibly excited to assume my role at Blakes Hotel, an establishment that is full of so much history and upholds such a notable reputation in London.’

General Manager Ian Telford speaks on behalf of the hotel when saying, “We are thrilled to welcome Markus into the Blakes family. His experience and skillset fits seamlessly with the high standard of quality service we uphold within the hotel.”

Blakes Hotel
33 Roland Gardens
London SW7 3PF
Phone Reservations: +44 (0)20 7370 6701


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IAN TELFORD APPOINTED GENERAL MANAGER AT BLAKES HOTEL

October 17, 2016

Blakes Hotel, one of the world’s first luxury boutique hotels, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Telford as General Manager. Effective as of 1st August 2016, Ian Telford will oversee all of the operations at the South Kensington establishment, including the recently relaunched restaurant and a forthcoming bar launch.

Bringing over 30 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry to the role, Ian Telford has received various accolades along the way, and gained invaluable experience during his time at Morgans hotels group, playing pivotal roles at Sanderson and St Martins Lane Hotel, leading to the global position of Director of Guest Experience for the whole group.

Ian’s most recent achievements include being part of the opening team of Andre Balazs’ Chiltern Firehouse, where he played a crucial role  in its resounding success and developed innovative strategies to offer guests a world renowned boutique experience.

In his earlier career Ian built a strong operational background in the food and beverage sectors across the UK which later led him to make the decision to establish his position in the luxury hospitality sector in some of the top London properties.

As General Manager, Ian Telford will bring his wealth of experience and innate charm to continue Blakes Hotel’s hospitable and lavish environment. He will render his detailed eye and maintain the individual style of all 45 designed rooms on the property, whilst overseeing the eponymous restaurant and bar.

Blakes Hotel
33 Roland Gardens
London SW7 3PF

Phone Reservations: +44 (0)20 7370 6701
reservations@blakeshotels.com

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