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‘Food Glorious Food’ – Gourmet News Round Up from Great Hotels of the World

Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com) announces the latest Gourmet news from their member hotels.

William Drabble awarded a Michelin Star at Seven Park Place, St. James's Hotel and Club, London, UK

Great Hotels of the World is delighted to announce that the St. James's Hotel and Club restaurant, Seven Park Place, in London, England has been awarded a coveted Michelin Star in the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2011. With William Drabble at the helm, the award has come only one year after the opening of the restaurant. Chef William Drabble's dishes have been commended for their modern-French style, but are made up of primarily British ingredients. Menus change regularly to accommodate the seasons, such as sea bass in July and white truffles in December.

For more information or to book please visit http://www.ghotw.com/st-james-hotel-club or call UK: +44 (0) 20 7380 3658

Chef Nuno Mendes receives his first Michelin Star for Viajante Restaurant, Town Hall Hotel and Apartments, London, UK

Great Hotels of the World is pleased to announce that Chef Nuno Mendes has been awarded a Michelin Star in the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2011 for his first solo venture, Viajante, in one of London East End’s most historic buildings, Town Hall Hotel and Apartments. Mendes is a pioneer in gastronomy and has travelled all over the globe in search of unique ingredients. His menus are known for combining the simple with the extravagant, taking inspiration from all his past experiences to date including Portugal, Spain, Asia and Scandinavia.

For more information or to book please visit http://www.ghotw.com/town-hall-hotel or call UK: +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

Two Michelin Star Chef, Pascal Lognon, joins Abbaye de Talloires

Great Hotels of the World member, Abbaye de Talloires, has made another step forward in their Gourmet department. Pascal Lognon, a two Michelin star Chef has recently become the hotel’s new Head Chef in their renowned restaurant, Aux Jardins des Délices. The restaurant has been completely renovated and they are delighted to welcome such a distinguished chef to their team. Lognon’s cuisine is contemporary with a Mediterranean touch, refined by his love of spices. The vegetable garden of the Abbey will inspire his creativity and love for healthy and fresh produce. His original menus will change regularly to accommodate the seasons.

For more information or to book please visit http://www.ghotw.com/abbaye-talloires or call UK: +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

Great Hotels of the World has recently launched their Pure Gourmet Hotels website (http://www.puregourmethotels.com), which features their member hotels in the gourmet niche, those hotels renowned for their great cuisine and original ingredients. It will also feature gourmet articles, videos, photographs and offers.

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For press enquiries please contact:

Ashleigh Silverman - Marketing, PR and Administration Assistant, Great Hotels of the World

Note to editors:

Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com) provides global hotel reservation, sales and marketing services for an exclusive portfolio of primarily independent hotels and resorts worldwide. Great Hotels of the World provides a range of products, services and innovative technology solutions for over 250 hotels worldwide through trade shows, e-marketing, business travel sales, meeting and incentive sales, public relations, Meeting Forums and a private label GDS chain code (GW).

By acknowledging that each hotel’s core business is different, Great Hotels of the World help’s hotels and consumers to “find their niche” by categorising member hotels into niche travel markets. Great Hotels’ dedicated programmes are aimed at the leisure, meetings and incentive and corporate markets, whilst the individual leisure collections reach precise areas of the market in which the hotel specialises in including gourmet, spa, golf, honeymoon and many more.

Membership of Great Hotels of the World is split into three tiers: the Luxury Collection, the Premium Collection and the Classic Collection and is by invitation only. Hotels must meet strict criteria before being accepted into the brand.

Further information on Great Hotels of the World can be found at (http://info.ghotw.com).

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