Brooklands Hotel is delighted and very proud to announce
that Valentino Gentile has been appointed the new Executive Head Chef for 1907
restaurant, bar & grill,
Valentino has worked in a variety of prestigious
establishments during his career including the White Horse, in Hascombe, La
Luna in Godalming, Tante Marie in Woking as Head Chef and also a stint at
Brooklands Hotel in 2015, as Senior Sous Chef before leaving to pursue other
opportunities in Surrey.
Valentino claimed the prestigious Chef of the Year title at
the Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards in 2019 and retained the accolade in 2020.
Valentino is sure to bring some of his Italian flair to the menu at 1907
restaurant, bar & grill, which has been awarded two AA Rosettes for the
past nine years. Valentino’s philosophy is all about keeping it simple and
working with good quality ingredients that speak for themselves. He was born
and lived in Italy for 17 years but has lived in the UK for 23 years so can
easily strike a balance between Italian style using local produce.
Marco Gervasoni, General Manager of Brooklands Hotel, says
“I am delighted to welcome Valentino to 1907 restaurant, bar & grill as
Executive Head Chef. I am confident he’ll continue to demonstrate our
commitment to exceed the ordinary as part of our ‘Make It Exceptional’ ethos.”
Valentino Gentile, says “I’m beyond thrilled to be heading
up the kitchen at 1907 restaurant, bar & grill. It’s a huge honour to be
part of a successful business and I’m looking forward to launching new menus in