Geoff Goater

Kitchen Porter at Winchester

This is our kitchen porter (KP) in Winchester, Geoff. He’s been making life easier for everyone else in our team since the day we opened in October 2014.

His passion for the hospitality industry started back in school, after a week’s work experience in a local restaurant – even then he knew his commitment and desire to help others would be perfect skills for the role of KP. He’s the secret weapon that our Head Chef, Chris Baker can always rely on. Coming in early to get the kitchen ready for service, sorting deliveries and making sure prep is underway; all done with a smile on his face and unwavering enthusiasm. In 2016, he won the Stein Family Award – which is given by Rick, Jill, Ed, Jack and Charlie to the team member who consistently goes the extra mile in their role. This is Geoff through and through.

When he’s not being a kitchen hero, Geoff is fond of birdwatching, holidaying in the Shetlands or the Isles of Scilly and watching his beloved Liverpool.

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