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    FIVE MINUTES WITH…PETER BALDWIN, HEAD CHEF AT THE FISH ON THE GREEN, BEARSTED

    26th May 2022

    We met with Head Chef Peter Baldwin, who has steered the Fish on the Green kitchen to success – and two prized AA rosettes.

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    FIVE MINUTES WITH... THE BOTANY BAY'S HEAD CHEF, CRAIG SPICKETT

    22nd March 2022

    Sitting proudly on the clifftop at Kingsgate, Broadstairs, the Botany Bay Hotel is the perfect spot for a seaside escape. The stylish coastal retreat overlooks one of the most picturesque sites on the coast and is just a minute’s stroll from the beach. We caught up with Head Chef Craig Spickett, 36, to find out more about his role.

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    FIVE MINUTES WITH… AMY GLENIE, LICENSEE OF THE BLUE ANCHOR, CROWBOROUGH

    18th February 2022

    We sat down with Amy Glenie, licensee of the Blue Anchor, Crowborough, to find out more about her.

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    FIVE MINUTES WITH…DANIELLE WHELAN, TECHNICAL BREWER

    13th January 2022

    We sat down with Technical Brewer Danielle Whelan to find out more about her.

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    FIVE MINUTES WITH… KAREN BARRETT, LICENSEE AT THE WALNUT TREE, ALDINGTON

    21st December 2021

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    Five Minutes With... Lauren Hennessy, General Manager of the Limes, Faversham

    25th October 2021

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    Five Minutes With... Nicola Fewster, General Manager of the Royal Albion Hotel, Broadstairs

    4th October 2019

    We catch up with Nicola Fewster, General Manager at The Royal Albion Hotel, to find out what drew her to the industry, and discover her top tip for anyone looking to work in hospitality management.

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    Five Minutes with… Simon Howlett, Head Development Chef

    18th July 2019

    We spend five minutes with Simon Howlett to find out what a typical day is like for Shepherd Neame's Head Development Chef.

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    Five Minutes with… Nick Ings-Kemsley

    12th June 2019

    Considering a role in hospitality management? Discover how Nick Ings-Kemsley made the transition from teaching into a career in hospitality, what he loves about his role as General Manager at the Marine Hotel, Tankerton and his advice for aspiring hotel managers.

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    Five minutes with... Brian and Anne Hogg at the Dog & Bear, Lenham

    22nd May 2019

    Brian and Anne Hogg, managers at the Dog & Bear Hotel in Lenham, take five minutes out to talk to us about cricket, Christmas and how having a supportive team of staff is the key to their success.

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    Five Minutes with… Tony Smith, Head Chef at the New Flying Horse

    12th April 2019

    We spend five minutes with Tony Smith, Head Chef at the New Flying Horse in Wye, discover why he loves being a chef, and learn what it takes to work in the “best profession in the world”.

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    Five Minutes With... Peter Gander, Map maker

    3rd April 2019

    Peter Gander is a graphic designer and illustrator who, alongside his wife Fiona, runs the Herne Bay-based company Have A Gander. His map for our City of London Pubs is the second he has produced for Shepherd Neame following 2018’s Whitstable Bay illustration.

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