You're Hired - The New Bath Hotel & Spa

The venue appoint a new executive head chef to take their culinary menu to new heights!



Trident’s partner venue The New Bath Hotel and Spa, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, is delighted to announce the appointment of new Executive Head Chef John Shuttleworth. John brings with him previous Head Chef experience at three Rosette and Michelin level. John starts the venue’s new culinary journey from January 2018.

As a local lad from Heage, John Shuttleworth discovered his passion for cooking at the early age of 13 when baking bread with his grandmother. After graduating from High Peak College in Buxton, he started his professional career in the USA for one year and returned to England. He went on to work in Michelin starred establishments such as Mallory Court and Glenapp Castle. It was at Glenapp where John met his future wife, Andrea, who worked in Front of House.

Relocating to Andrea’s home country of South Africa in 2008 he joined Rust en Vrede, a premium winery in Stellenbosch with a highly acclaimed restaurant. As Head Chef, he and Andrea worked for 8 years. John has always aspired to achieve success in his home country which led to the family recently returning to the UK.

Their appointment to the New Bath Hotel and Spa aims to lift the culinary offer to new heights. The menu will reflect his love for the area, fine produce and classical training with contemporary influences from his experiences and travels. Expect balanced dishes of flavour and texture….and a bit of fun!

The New Bath Hotel and Spa completed a major restoration and is now Derbyshire’s premier boutique hotel. With 54 appointed bedrooms offering stunning views of Derbyshire, together with exceptional standards of guest comfort. The New Bath hotel is the perfect choice from which to explore the outstanding beauty of the Peak District. Additionally, the hotel offers a 2500 sq feet spa by ESPA and fantastic conferencing facilities. To find out further information regarding this partner venue please contact Martin or Kevan at Trident.


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