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Head chef Barry Workman celebrates 25 years service at the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge.
30 Oct 2019
A head chef is marking 25 years service at a Shropshire hotel with a meal - cooked by someone else! Barry Workman is head chef at the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge and this year marks a double silver celebration for the family as wife Helen completes 25 years working at Broseley Medical Practice. The Valley Hotel has the enviable record of retaining two AA rosettes for the last 20 years...
10 May 2018
Food is always at the top of every visitor's mind here at the Ironworks.  As they arrive, the first building they visit, our showroom and cafe, filled to the brim with the scent of home cooking, who can resist. Once they have worked out where the enticing smell is coming from, they take a seat and peruse or menu, including the daily chef specials. It's essential for us that this offering is the...
20 Jul 2016
One of Shrewsbury’s longest-running Indian restaurants is celebrating a new creative young chef at the helm as it notches up 27 years in the town. Al-Amin Parvej, who embarked on his career in the kitchens of The Shalimar as a teenager, has returned as head chef after a number of years working in in other parts of the UK. Al-Amin, now 33, trained at The Shalimar and rose through the ranks to...
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