SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

July 05, 2012 12:16 ET

New Executive Head Chef Joins Restaurant in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel Welcomes Matthew Budden to Highcliff Grill

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - Jul 5, 2012) - The four star Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel has recently appointed a fantastic new Executive Head Chef, Matthew Budden, to look after the hotel's extensive food and beverage offerings including the two AA rosette restaurant in Bournemouth, the Highcliff Grill.

Matthew Budden brings with him ten years' experience as Executive Chef of this Dorset Coast hotel. He has extensive experience around the world and headed up many prestigious kitchen brigades, most recently at the Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton, Rhinefield House Hotel in the New Forest and at Goodwood Park Hotel.

He brings with him a passion for culinary excellence and a keen eye on developing talent, dedicated to ensuring young talented chefs at this hotel near Weymouth get the best start in the industry.

Matthew is a proud member of the prestigious "Master Chefs of Great Britain" and been awarded runner up in the 'Independent on Saturday' Chef of the Year food awards.

'The Highcliff Grill is really a true British Grill with an emphasis on local seafood, serving the best of British produce in a relaxed stunning location. Matthew's Food philosophy is grounded in adhering to the classics but adapting them for the modern palate, using local Dorset and Hampshire produce sourced from local farmers and fishermen to produce dishes that are simple but elegant,' said Andrew Francis, hotel general manager.

The Highcliff Grill is open daily for dinner and offers the best Sunday Lunch in town.
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