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Grantley Hall announces full chef roster

03 April 2019 by
Grantley Hall announces full chef roster

Grantley Hall, the luxury country house hotel set to open in North Yorkshire this summer, has announced its full roster of chefs set to oversee its food and beverage offerings.

It was announced earlier this year that chef Shaun Rankin is set to open an eponymous fine-dining restaurant](/articles/544807/shaun-rankin-to-open-fine-dining-restaurant-at-north-yorkshires-grantley-hall at the 47-bedroom, Grade II*-listed property near Ripon, a member of the Relais & Châteaux marketing consortium.

Shaun Rankin to open fine-dining restaurant at North Yorkshire's Grantley Hall

Chef Shaun Rankin is to return to his Yorkshire roots to open a fine-dining restaurant at Grantley Hall, the new luxury hotel and wellness retreat in North Yorkshire which is due to open in the spring. He will operate the[...]

Andreas Wunderer will oversee the restaurant as head chef, joining from private members club 12 Hay Hill in London's Mayfair where he worked with Rankin for four years as head chef of the restaurant.

Stefan Rose has been appointed Grantley Hall's pastry chef, joining the team from D&D London where he was head pastry chef for Crafthouse & Angelica restaurant in Leeds. He will be part of the team creating Grantley Hall's afternoon tea, served in the Drawing Room.

The Caterer recently revealed chef Craig Atchinson had joined the property from the Grand hotel in York to oversee the 69-cover modern British restaurant concept Fletchers located in the original Queen Anne wing of the listed building, and Ben Iley had been appointed head chef of the pan-Asian Restaurant EightyEight.

Craig Atchinson joins Grantley Hall to oversee Fletchers

Chef Craig Atchinson has left the Grand hotel in York to join Grantley Hall as head chef of its Fletchers restaurant. Fletchers, a 60-cover modern British restaurant, will be one of several food and beverage concepts at the new luxury[...]

Atchinson will also be overseeing the Norton Courtyard, Grantley Hall's outdoors dining area, the Three Graces spa lounge and in-room dining.

Andrew McPherson, general manager of Grantley Hall, said:

I'm very excited about our stellar line-up of culinary talent, especially our trio of outstanding head chefs with Shaun Rankin (Shaun Rankin at Grantley Hall), Craig Atchinson (Fletchers) and Ben Iley (Restaurant EightyEight), who between them have some incredible gastronomic expertise that has taken them all over the globe.

Photo: From left to right Stefan Rose, Craig Atchinson, Lucy Hyder and Ben Iley.

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