Milsom Hotels and Restaurants are pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron Skerritt as the new restaurant Head Chef at milsoms Kesgrave Hall in Suffolk.

Aaron, who is currently a Senior Sous Chef with Milsom Catering, starts in his new post at the beginning of February. Before that he has worked in the kitchens at Le Talbooth and Kesgrave Hall, this will be his first Head Chef position.

With Aaron’s arrival in the kitchen there also comes a promotion for Stuart Oliver, who after seven successful years as Head Chef, will take up the new position of Executive Chef at Kesgrave Hall. This post has been created due to the recent development of The Hangar into one of East Anglia’s leading party, event and wedding venues.

Paul Milsom, managing director of Milsom Hotels, said: “We were delighted to appoint Aaron as Head Chef; it’s always a pleasure to promote within our own group. Aaron went through a series of interviews and cook-offs to secure the position and we wish him all the very best with his new challenge. Stuart Oliver’s promotion to Executive Chef is well deserved and we know with Stuart at the helm The Hangar will continue to go from strength to strength.”

milsoms Kesgrave Hall is a magnificent Georgian mansion set in over 38 acres of park and woodland and is situated just off the A12 between Ipswich and Woodbridge. The four star hotel has 23 bedrooms with a brasserie restaurant.

+ Sue Bunting

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