Macdonald Hotels has appointed hospitality industry veteran Andy Lowe as its new Food and Beverage Director.
He will be responsible for delivering the group’s food and drink strategy to the portfolio of 45 hotels across the UK, which almost 50 AA Rosettes between them.
Lowe said, “I’m a firm believer in delivering the highest quality dining experience to guests, which Macdonald Hotels shares with me. The Group is rightly proud of their Scottish heritage and look to the country’s bountiful larder to provide quality produce to our guests.
“It’s a great privilege to be working with some of the best chefs the country has to offer. I’m looking forward to getting to know the team, suppliers and customers over the coming weeks so that together we can build on the Macdonald Hotel’s reputation and deliver a truly world class dining experience.”
Lowe brings over 30 years’ experience in the sector, including Board level roles with GLH Hotels, David Lloyd Leisure and Spirit Pubs.
Simon Jackson, Group Sales Director and Chief Executive Officer at Macdonald Resorts, added, “Andy’s vision for where he wants to take the food and beverage side of our business is exactly the direction we want to be travelling.”
The appointment follows the announcement of Michelin-starred chef Tony Borthwick joining the Macdonald Rusacks Hotel in St Andrews as Executive Head Chef.