One Devonshire Gardens announces new head chef

Martha Elwell By Martha Elwell
12 December 2017 | Updated 12 December 2017

UK: One Devonshire Gardens by Hotel du Vin has appointed Gary Townsend as head chef

Gary Townsend has been appointed as the new head chef of One Devonshire Gardens by Hotel du Vin in Glasgow.

Townsend replaces Paul Tamburrini who previously headed the kitchen of the hotel's three-AA-rosette restaurant as executive chef for five years. Tamburrini has now opened his own restaurant, Bistro Deluxe by Paul Tamburrini at the Macdonald Holyrood hotel in Edinburgh.

Townsend joins the the four-AA-star One Devonshire Gardens from his previous position as head chef of Cameron House on Loch Lomond. In the past he has worked as sous chef at Restaurant Martin Wishart in Edinburgh. He has also enjoyed stints at Tuddenham Mill, L'Enclume, Restaurant Sat Bains and Hibiscus.

Townsend said: "One Devonshire Gardens has an incredible reputation built over a number of years and I look forward to joining them on this next stage of the hotel's development. I am passionate about classical cooking and am always looking at new techniques, developing new flavours and ideas."

One Devonshire Gardens is one of seventeen Hotel du Vin properties across the UK.

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