Ross is a third-generation chef – his grandfather and mother were both head chefs, and he says that he fell in love with the buzz and atmosphere of the kitchen as soon as he entered the ‘family profession’ aged 16. Ross has headed up the kitchen team at Storrs Hall since spring 2016, after previously working for the Dorchester Collection – Cowarth Park, The Old Course, and Celtic Manor.
“I like to keep our menus regularly updated, so I am always on the lookout for new ideas, techniques and ways to showcase the best of the wonderful local Cumbrian produce.”
Ashleigh’s first job was as a ‘groom’ for an Olympic horse jumper. Now, having moved into the hospitality industry, she is more accustomed to looking after brides and grooms herself, as our wedding and events coordinator.
“This is such a beautiful venue, that I really love showing people round – they are already picturing their wedding photos in this amazing setting, so it’s not too hard a sell!”
Fred started working at Storrs Hall in 2007 and has been a favourite of all guests since joining the property from the Low Wood. Originally from Lake Victoria in Kenya, he has held the position of Restaurant Manager, Guest Relations Manager and is now House Manager making sure the Guest Experience is spot on.
“I am extremely fortunate to have been at Storrs Hall for a decade now, working in one of the most beautiful parts of the world as part of a fantastic team. I have worked in a variety of roles at Storrs Hall, but my focus remains always on the customer and ensuring their every need is taken care of.”