Burgh Island Hotel is delighted to announce the appointment of Craig Davies as its new Executive Head Chef. Davies' appointment reinforces the iconic Art Deco Hotel's reputation as one of the UK's foremost culinary destinations. The Hotel is situated on a private tidal island off the coast of Devon and is one of the country's most treasured tourist assets. 

As the hotel's Executive Head Chef, Craig will be a vital element of the Hotel's effort to showcase the best that Devon cuisine has to offer. Craig will be responsible for curating and implementing menus, as well as maintaining strong relationships with local producers who provide the vast majority of Burgh Island produce. 

Formerly Head Chef at The Scarlet Hotel in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, Craig brings to Burgh Island Hotel more than 17 years of experience as a chef in both the Southwest of England and around the UK. Prior to this, he was Head Chef at The George Hotel and then Paschoe House. Earlier in his career, he served as Sous Chef under some of the most experienced Head Chefs in the UK, including John Williams, Marcus McGuinness, and David Kelman.

During his career, Craig has contributed to the renown of various restaurants through his ability to devise and prepare distinctive menus, recently reaching the final stage of the Chef Award of Excellence. In total, the list of establishments where Craig has worked boasts eight Michelin Stars and more than 40 AA Rosettes.

With responsibility for the dining experiences, which are an essential part of guests' experience at Burgh Island Hotel, Craig's wide-ranging career and expertise will help enhance the Hotel's reputation as the proud home of some of Devon's best fine dining.

Giles Fuchs, Owner of Burgh Island Hotel, said: "Everyone at Burgh Island is extremely excited to welcome Craig on board. His appointment as our Executive Head Chef will only further enhance the Hotel's reputation for showcasing the very best of modern British cuisine. We look forward to welcoming guests to try Craig's inspiring, imaginative, and delicious dishes in the near future."

Craig Davies, Executive Head Chef at Burgh Island Hotel, added: "I am delighted to join Burgh Island as its new Executive Head Chef. With the Hotel's outstanding record as a home of creative cooking, I look forward to further enhancing its reputation and curating dishes that will celebrate the best of the local ingredients that we have here in Devon."