Jamie May has been promoted to take the head chef position at Tom Kerridge's two-Michelin-starred the Hand & Flowers, as Aaron Mulliss moves on.
May will take on the position at the pub in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, from 1 May 2019.
Kerridge said: "Jamie has worked alongside me for eight years, moving from junior sous chef to senior sous chef, and now to the new head chef. This is the perfect next step for Jamie and for the Hand & Flowers; his creativity, vision and passion for food encompasses everything that we do at the Hand & Flowers. He understands guests' needs and we are very much looking forward to seeing Jamie progress both professionally and personally in this new role."
Mulliss had been with the Hand & Flowers for 12 years.
Kerridge added: "[Mulliss'] commitment to the growth of the business and his dedication to the Hand & Flowers ethos is unquestionable. He believes the time is right in his life, both professionally and personally, to make a change. As of yet, he has no firm plans, just a head full of exciting ideas and opportunities with a wealth of knowledge and experience to see where it may go. He wholeheartedly has my love, support and backing and we as a team here, owe him a huge debt of gratitude for helping build and cement the foundations of this great pub, the Hand & Flowers."