Shanahan to head Gidleigh Park in UK

Andrew Brownsword Hotels has announced the appointment of Paul Shanahan to the role of general manager of Gidleigh Park.

He is due to take up his new position on November 23rd.

Shanahan joins Gidleigh Park from his previous role at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, where he was operations manager for nearly five years.

In the hospitality industry since 1994, he has also held positions including restaurant manager at L’Ortolan, as Diamond Club restaurant manager for Delaware North Companies and as restaurant manager at Le Manoir.

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On his appointment, Shanahan commented: “I’m delighted to join Andrew Brownsword Hotels and the team at Gidleigh Park. 

“With Michael Wignall attracting brilliant reviews for his new menus, I’m excited by the challenges and opportunities ahead to present Gidleigh Park to both new and existing clients. 

“After a total of 12 years at Le Manoir, Gidleigh Park offers an opportunity for an exciting new chapter, which I’m delighted to embark upon.”

Paul replaces Federico Aresti who has stepped down as general manager.