Niall – Manager

1. Tell us something interesting about yourself! I’m a qualified football referee! I also used to represent England in cross country running at youth level.
2. What meal would be your last?</What meal would be your last? Prawn Curry
3. What’s your favourite tipple? A white Rioja or a Chenin Blanc
4. What do you love most in life? Spending time with my family and going to the City ground to watch my beloved Nottingham Forest.
5. What do you dislike most in life? Arrogant and over-confident people
6. Who is your hero? Stuart Pearce
7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be? Dancing in the Moonlight by Toploader
8. What is your favourite saying? “No drama!”
9. Who makes you laugh most? My friends when we’re all down the pub
10. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad? Being stubborn
11. What was your favourite subject at school? PE
12. Which person would you most want to have dinner with? Brian Clough (if I could bring him back from the dead!)

Andy – Head Chef

  1. How long have you worked with Cheshire Cat Pubs and Inns? 18 months
  2. What Meal would be your last? A tasting menu from Osteria Franc
  3. What’s your favourite tipple? Manhattan cocktail
  4. What do you love most in life? Food
  5. What do you dislike most in life? Not having food
  6. Who is your favourite chef? Too many to mention but Massimo/Michael O’Hare/Marco Pierre
  7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be? Blink182 – all the small things
  8. What was your favourite ‘eating out’ experience? Restaurant Sat Bains tasting menu
  9. Who makes you laugh most? Natalie Brook
  10. What is your most important ingredient in the kitchenMalden sea salt
  11. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad?No Comment
  12. What was your favourite subject at school? English Literature
  13. Favourite Vegetable? Cauliflower
  14. Which person would you most want to have dinner with…? ​​Gordon Ramsey/David beckham

Events Manager – Emily

  1. Tell us something interesting about yourself! I used to be a yacht stewardess and travelled around some of the world’s most glamorous locations on luxury yachts (mainly making the coffee and cleaning the loos!)
  2. What Meal would be your last? It would have to be a big bowl of vongole or moules mariniere, sitting somewhere on the Mediterranean coast with a bottle of wine and a good book.
  3. What’s your favourite tipple? An oaky, buttery Chardonnay.
  4. What do you love most in life? Travelling. I’ve travelled for most of my adult life, and have lived in the Florida Keys, Mallorca, Los Angeles, Mexico and Costa Rica!
  5. What do you dislike most in life? Rudeness. Bad coffee. Banana Peel.
  6. Who is your hero? David Attenborough
  7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be? Any song by The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, or if I’m feeling melancholic then Neil Young.
  8. What is your favourite saying? You only live once.
  9. Who makes you laugh most? My little boy.
  10. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad? Sleeping all day and staying up all night.
  11. What was your favourite subject at school? Art
  12. Which person would you most want to have dinner with…? My husband.