Position Front office manager, the Chesterfield Mayfair
Nominated by Jonathan Raggett
Proudest career moment Winning Front of House Manager of the Year at the Cateys and winning an Acorn.
Greatest inspiration Beatrice Tollman (owner, Red Carnation Hotels), Oliver Raggett (general manager, Chesterfield Mayfair) and Jonathan Raggett (managing director, Red Carnation Hotels).
Ambition To be managing director of Red Carnation Hotels.
Ben Seager worked as a commis chef while studying hospitality management in South Africa. In his final year he was recruited by the Chesterfield Mayfair as part of its training programme before being promoted to front office manager in 2008. He is now part of the executive team and takes on the role of senior manager at weekends. His outstanding work in this role won him the Hotel Catey Front of House Manager of the Year award in 2010.