Last Sunday saw over 60 members of staff celebrating their long service with Milsom Hotels. Every staff member who has achieved 5 years with the company attends the dinner with awards being given every 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 years ecetera, ecetara.

The dinner is held in memory of Gerald Milsom who championed the long service of his staff, in fact he could never understand why anyone ever wanted to leave! This is the 4th annual dinner, the first one was held in the River Room at Le Talbooth but last year we were forced into the marquee because of the sheer scale of numbers.

Celebrating with the staff were members of the Milsom family, friends of the family, colleagues from the hospitality industry and most importantly, several of our long standing customers who have been coming to our hotels and restaurants for many years.

As you can see, it was a fun and relaxed evening – great food, company and wine!

+Sue Bunting

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