Our People

We're only as good as our people

Working at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts is a fun environment and great opportunity to meet fantastic colleagues. 

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Head Office

Head Chef

George Thomas

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Training a Kitchen Porter who shows an interest in food to prep and cook is so rewarding.

Breakfast Assistant

Lynne Sumners

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I’ve been with the Group for two years and I’m working my way towards being a Breakfast Supervisor. I enjoy the challenge of running breakfast shift when the need arises. It’s a lovely atmosphere and I truly enjoy the company of the people I meet and work with every day.

Senior Fitness Instructor

Bogdan Fartonea

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I’ve really enjoyed all aspects of the hospitality industry and I’m glad I’ve had the opportunity to work in many different areas. I’ve just been promoted to Senior Fitness Instructor and am very happy; I love interacting with people and helping them to achieve their goals.

Welcome Host

Martyn Harris

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I’ve worked my way to my current role in conferencing, which I really enjoy. My team is like a family.


Isaac Alleyne

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The fast career progression and training is motivating me to stay focused. I’ve only been here two years but already I’ve learned conference and banqueting, private functions and reception procedures. I’d say I’m well on my way to achieving my dream job.

Public Area Cleaner

Julia Edgecox

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I love the flexible working hours and the benefits package on top is a lovely bonus. I’ve worked with Macdonald Hotels & Resorts for over 26 years and long may it continue! I’m very happy here.  I’ve recently had extra first aid training and completed COSHH updates; it’s reassuring to know its not somewhere where standards are left to slip.

Food & Beverage Assistant

Ruslan Kosev

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The management is friendly, approachable and uses the right manner to get the best out of all of us.


Richard Westley

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I knew people who’d worked for the Group and said amazing things… they were right! I have worked for the company for 6 years now, moving around from the Lake District to Birmingham. I also regularly offer to support other hotels, which is truly rewarding.

General Manager

James Bee

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Coming from a three star background, I’ve had the opportunity to develop my skills within a four star environment. There’s a definite focus on food excellence, service and reputation.

Sales Co-ordinator

Matty Carter

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What's not to love - the stories, the people and the hotel itself! The opportunities are second to none and there is always something new to learn. I will always have a soft spot for the hotel I first started with and have come to adore.

Operations Manager

Chandru Moorthy

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Macdonald Hotels & Resorts is unique. Our buildings are unique and full of character. Our people are unique and really want to deliver a positive experience to guests. We exceed expectations – that’s the reason I wanted to work in hospitality in the first place.