The new drink, dine and deli restaurant concept, The Dozen, opened by The White Horse, part of Bespoke Hotels in Dorking, has welcomes it new Head Chef, James O’Grady. With a strong background in restaurants, hotels and events from Michelin-starred restaurants to the Dean Street Townhouse brasserie in Soho, James is passionate about sharing his skill set with the new team.
“Since the £4 million investment by Bespoke Hotels and the opening of the new restaurant, we have been generating new jobs for the community and shining a spotlight on the region. James brings a wealth of experience to the team and we look forward to developing a new foodie destination for Surrey locals and hotel guests,” said Beccy Gunn, General Manager at The White Horse.
The Dozen offers an informal all day dining experience that pairs the timeless British classics with locally sourced produce to create a local Surrey flavour. All aspects of the restaurant and bar are worked in partnership with local producers, from the Dozen sausage, produced exclusively by the Dorking Butchery, to the cheese board featuring a selection of cheeses from Sussex & Surrey and Debbies’ local chutneys.
“I am thrilled to bring my experience to The White Horse team and I am excited to develop The Dozen to ensure guests enjoy the high standard of local food and the vibrant atmosphere,” commented Head Chef James.
Those wishing to give the coaching inn located in the heart of the historic market town of Dorking a try can book a room starting from £109 for a Cosy Room. The classic dishes at The Dozen are priced starting from £12.50.
For additional information or to book your stay, please visit: http://www.bespokehotels.com/dorking-white-horse.
Bespoke Hotels was launched in 2000 and since then it has grown to represent over 200 properties worldwide and is UK’s Largest Independent Hotel Group. Ranging from specialist golfing hotels, to award-winning spa resorts and chic city centre properties, the group prides itself on a diverse roster and a unique, individualised management style.