18 December 2014
Jonathan Neame has been appointed Chairman elect of Visit Kent. Jonathan, who is Chief Executive of family brewer Shepherd Neame, will succeed Amanda Cottrell OBE who has been Chairman of Visit Kent for seven years. Jonathan will take over from Amanda when she stands down as Chairman at the end of 2015.
20 June 2014
Shepherd Neame’s tenanted food development chef Carol Haime triumphed at this year’s British Barbecue Battle. Carol, who has worked for the Faversham-based brewery for two years, won the Pubs and Bars category in the competition, held at Blenheim Palace near Oxford on Wednesday, June 18. She cooked a starter of barbecued hot smoked salmon with parsley and chive flatbreads and beetroot and lemon ma
07 April 2014
An employee at the Royal Albion Hotel in Broadstairs has been named Hospitality Employee of the Year in the Pride in Thanet Tourism Awards.
Aram Rawf, part of the front-of-house team at the seaside retreat, also received the overall Pride in Thanet Tourism Award during the glittering ceremony, organised by Thanet District Council.
13 February 2014
We are very sad to report that Les Wood passed away on Tuesday after a short illness.
Les joined Shepherd Neame in 1941 and worked in a variety of roles ending as Head Brewer in the mid 80s. He retired in the early 90s and lived in Brewery premises at Court Street for the rest of his life.