Bar operator Drake & Morgan has promoted Taskin Muzaffer to operations manager. Muzaffer's promotion comes after he opened the company's three operations so far. He started his career in hospitality in 1996 as general manager of Babushka, where he was promoted to operations manager. Stints in bars and restaurants in Portugal and Sydney followed between 2001 and 2004, again as general manager in both cases.
He then returned to the UK, working in Bristol until 2008 where he was general manager at two venues, Stark and the Ivory. In 2008, he returned to London, working as general manager at Harvey Nichols 5th Floor. He began working for Drake & Morgan in 2008 as general manager of the Refinery, before being promoted to openings manager working directly alongside managing director Jillian Maclean for the opening of the Parlour in Canary Wharf and the Anthologist in the City.