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As of the 1st March, we warmly welcome Stuart Colbourne as St Mary’s Priory’s new franchisee. Stuart has been head chef with us since September and will now take on the business, running the Food Hall and providing catering for the events and bookings that we host. Stuart has brought a great deal of enthusiasm to the site since he arrived, and has settled in well, and we are really looking forward to working with him, his business partner Rebecca and the rest of the team to continue developing what we offer at St Mary’s Priory.

There will be a formal launch in the spring, and we hope you’ll be able to join us.photoImage

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St Mary’s Priory is excited to be announcing the arrival of a new Manager and Head Chef at the Tithe Barn’s Food Hall. Taking over in early September, just in time for the Food Festival, will be Stuart Colbourne, currently Restaurant Manager and Head Chef at the Raglan Garden Centre. 32 year old Stuart has spent 7 years working at the Garden Centre, where he has built an enviable reputation for high quality catering, serving loyal customers from across the County.

“I felt it was the right time to take on a new challenge”, said Stuart. “I’m excited at the prospect of developing the business and bringing my skills and experience to the Tithe Barn.”

Asked what his priorities would be, he explained that he is keen to engage with customers to gain feedback about what they would like to see in the future. He also wants to focus on raising the profile of the business through improved marketing.

Tom Bond, Manager of St Mary’s Priory House Company said, “We are all really excited about Stuart’s arrival. I am looking forward to a productive and exciting working relationship with Stuart to keep on developing all sides of the business. We want to make sure that visitors have the best possible experience whether they are here for coffee, lunch, a conference or wedding reception, or as tourists.”

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