Service with a smile 21 February 2020 Tom Kemble of the Pass at South Lodge cooks up a pumpkin masterclass and shares why it’s important for chefs to meet their customers
In this week's issue...Service with a smile Tom Kemble of the Pass at South Lodge cooks up a pumpkin masterclass and shares why it’s important for chefs to meet their customers
Read More
Search
The Caterer

Swansea hotel director fined by health inspectors

12 June 2007
Swansea hotel director fined by health inspectors

A former director of a Swansea hotel has been fined £9,000 after health inspectors discovered kitchens in an appalling state.

Altaf Sultan Nanji, 54, former director of the Dolphin hotel, Whitewalls, admitted a series of breaches of hygiene regulations during a hearing before Swansea magistrates.

The court was told that on a visit health inspectors found shelves, ovens, floors and other work spaces covered in dirt, food remains and grease.

A subsequent inspection found the situation barely improved.

In mitigation it was said that with the sale of the hotel imminent Nanji had not been as "hands on" as he had been previously.

Fining Nanji magistrates chairman Derek Evans said: "How you were not aware of the deplorable condition of the kitchen is unbelievable."

The hotel has now been sold and the new owners have refurbished it.

20,000 London restaurants fail food standards checks >>

E&O restaurant fined £15,500 for health and safety breaches >>

By Andrew Smith

E-mail your comments to Chris Druce](mailto:chris.druce@rbi.co.uk?subject=Swansea hotel director fined by health inspectors) here.

[The Caterer Blog](http://www.caterersearch.com/blogs/catering-news-blog/) Catch up with more news and gossip on the Caterer Blog here
[Newswire For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail news alerts.
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!