Andrew Brownsword Hotels and Michael Wignall have announced that Michael is to leave Gidleigh Park. Set to depart after the New Year, Michael is looking forward to commencing a new venture of his own.
The announcement comes two years after Michael joined Gidleigh Park in January 2016 and follows a successful partnership, with Michael being awarded many accolades including two Michelin stars just nine months after starting at the hotel.
Stephanie Hocking, CEO Andrew Brownsword Hotels comments, “Michael has brought a breath of fresh air to Gidleigh Park, and his cooking, innovation and style won Michelin and industry recognition incredibly quickly. We would like to thank Michael for all his efforts that have driven the dining experience forward and have maintained Gidleigh Park’s reputation as one of the UK’s finest country house hotels in the UK.’’
Michael Wignall comments “It’s been a pleasure to live and work in Devon, and I am so proud of what I’ve achieved, together with my amazing team at Gidleigh Park. I’m now looking forward to my next venture which I will be announcing in the very near future”.