Richard started his career at The Devonshire Arms at Bolton Abbey on a management development programme, and was soon promoted to run the Devonshire Fell at Burnsall before moving to Chatsworth where he opened The Devonshire Arms at Beeley. After a short time abroad he then took up the role of Head of Catering and Retail at Chatsworth before becoming Managing Director of Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants in March 2017.
General Manager – Cavendish Hotel at Baslow
Head of Group Operations - Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants
General Manager Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa
Having worked previously at Slaley Hall and the award-winning Seaham Hall, James joined us as General Manager of The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa at the beginning of July 2018.
Stacy has worked for the Devonshire Group for several years now. After starting her hotel career as a receptionist at Jarvis Hotels she then progressed through various areas of hospitality including duty management, reservations and conference & events sales. After successfully gaining her CIPD in 2010 she took up the position of HR manager.
Group Financial Controller
Kath has worked in accounting since leaving school and joined the Devonshire Group back in 1998 where she has progressed to her current position of financial controller.
General Manager The Cavendish Pavilion
After working in the hospitality industry since leaving school Karen spent time working in hotels in London and training companies. She then moved back north and continued the same career path before joining the Devonshire Arms at Bolton Abbey. Karen then moved to the Cavendish Pavilion and worked her way up to her current role of General Manager.
General Manager The Devonshire Fell
After leaving college Jennifer worked in various red star properties from London to Scotland starting out as an executive housekeeper before progressing to operations manager and then on to being general manager at Dalmunzie Castle. Jennifer joined the Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants Group in 2015 as hotel manager for the Cavendish Hotel at Baslow. More recently Jennifer has then moved to the Devonshire Fell where she has now taken up the position of general manager.