Whittlebury Hall strengthen F&B team with new management appointee

Date Posted:13/03/2018

Whittlebury Hall continues the evolution of its enticing catering offer to both the business and leisure markets with the appointment of Craig Bennett as food & beverage manager. 

Following the recent refurbishment of 2 AA Rosette of Murrays Restaurant and appointment of head chef Harvey Lockwood, Bennett’s appointment to the management team will help to further showcase the broad spectrum of Whittlebury’s offer and build on its fine catering reputation. 

Craig Bennett joins Whittlebury Hall from The Belfry, where he was instrumental in the improvement of the F&B offer at the famous Sam’s Clubhouse. He has over fifteen years’ experience in the sector working almost exclusively for world famous golf and spa resorts across the UK.

Renowned for its weddings and conferencing facilities in addition to its leisure product, Bennett will certainly be kept busy as 2018 already looks set to be a record bookings year for Whittlebury.

General manager of Whittlebury Hall David Munson said: “We are delighted to welcome Craig to the team at Whittlebury. His broad experience will help with streamlining the production and delivery of our F&B offer, and his ability to work closely with and support the already strong team, will help us to further showcase catering excellence at Whittlebury in 2018.”

For more information about Whittlebury Hall, visit www.whittleburyhall.co.uk.



Notes to Editors:

Recently united Whittlebury Hall and Whittlebury Park provide the perfect backdrop for both corporate clients and leisure guests.

Nestled in hundreds of acres of ancient parkland and just a 10-minute drive from junction 15a of the M1 and 20 minutes from central Milton Keynes, Whittlebury offers an award-winning 254-bedroom four-star hotel, conference and training centre, a 2 AA Rosette restaurant, meetings and events facilities catering for up to 3,000 delegates and a luxurious spa. 

It’s first-class golf facilities include a 36-hole Championship course, driving range, simulators, PGA professional coaches, Callaway fitting centre and award-winning Atrium Clubhouse within its grounds.


Awards won by Whittlebury include; Conference and Banqueting Team of the Year at the Hotel Cateys 2015; Best for Weddings, Parties and Special Events at the 2016 Conde Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence; and Best Spa for Groups Award in the Good Spa Guide Awards.

Whittlebury also holds an AIM Gold accreditation, the meetings industry’s recognised mark of excellence from the Meetings Industry Association and offers meetings and events delegates superfast free 1GB unlimited Wi-Fi across 20 conference and training suites and 28 syndicate rooms.


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