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Daniel Ife appointed as new Head Chef at Goldsborough Hall Hotel

North Yorkshire’s 16th-century stately home, Goldsborough Hall Hotel has appointed Daniel Ife to take over the highly coveted role of Head Chef.

Born and raised in Yorkshire, Daniel honed his hugely talented culinary skills working for some of the North’s finest restaurants including The Box Tree and had previously achieved 2AA rosette status as a Head Chef.

goldsborough hall hotel - building exterior

Daniel joined the Goldsborough Hall Hotel team over six years ago, working alongside previous head chefs to help achieve the hall’s amazing accolades of 3AA rosette and its entry into the Michelin Guide.

In his new role, Daniel will assume responsibility for overseeing the team of chefs serving the prestigious Dining Room at Goldsborough Hall Hotel as well as private weddings, corporate events and functions. Daniel has proven to be a true asset, demonstrating a huge amount of culinary excellence and unwavering dedication to developing the kitchen team in providing an exceptional dining experience.

Goldsborough Hall Head Chef Daniel Ife

Owner of Goldsborough Hall Hotel, Mark Oglesby comments: “Behind the scenes, Daniel has been running the kitchens at Goldsborough Hall Hotel now for many years, so we are very proud that he has finally agreed to take on the role of Head Chef.

Over the many years he has been with us he has demonstrated passion and creativity which has helped to win us many prestigious awards. With his wealth of experience and innovative approach, we are confident that Daniel will continue to lead our dining experience to new heights.”

Goldsborough Hall tasting menu dish

Daniel’s culinary style demonstrates his commitment to quality, working closely with their gardens team, ensuring that the kitchen garden produces the freshest and finest ingredients to elevate their dishes. His commitment to sustainable and locally sourced produce reflects our shared values at Goldsborough Hall Hotel. Daniel ensures every culinary creation bears his signature touch, showcasing his creativity, attention to detail and commitment to exquisite flavours.

Daniel Ife comments: “My style is seasonally driven, using modern techniques and styles with a classic French undertone,” explains Daniel. “It is a real privilege to create dishes that befit the majesty of the hall’s historic dining room, where former Kings and Queens have dined.”

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