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Jesus Adorno joins Brown's Hotel as Director of Hospitality

Rocco Forte Hotels has announced that Jesus Adorno will be joining Brown’s Hotel as Director of Hospitality. Adorno will work closely with Chef Director, Adam Byatt; Head Chef, Matthew Starling; and Restaurant Manager, Abigail Clark, overseeing food and beverage across the hotel, with a focus on Charlie’s.
3rd Aug 2021
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Member News Jesus Adorno joins Brown's Hotel as Director of Hospitality

Adorno’s esteemed career has seen him at the helm of London institution, Le Caprice, for 30 years. Joining the restaurant as head waiter on its opening day in the 1980s, Adorno quickly became an integral part of the restaurant, known to all and greeting guests with a warm welcome on each visit. Adorno became a board member of Caprice Holdings in the 1990s, and departed his longstanding position in 2020.

Adorno’s new role as Director of Hospitality at Brown’s Hotel will oversee the Front of House at Charlie’s alongside Restaurant Manager, Abigail Clark. Charlie’s, named after Lord Charles Forte, delivers a seasonally evolving menu offering the best of British with a contemporary twist.

“Jesus is one of the best restaurateurs in the world. I have known him for many years and it is wonderful to have him on board. Jesus will be bringing his great experience and personality, adding a pizzazz to Charlie’s.” 
Sir Rocco Forte

Reflecting on his new appointment, Jesus Adorno says: "I want to help and be a vital part of making Charlie’s the top restaurant in the West End, a destination where guests will come from every corner of the world to eat at Charlie’s because of a truly holistic dining experience, from the food, to the service and the ambience".

Stuart Johnson, Managing Director at Brown’s Hotel says: "I have known and admired Jesus for many years, and I am so pleased to have the king of restaurants join the team at Charlie's. I very much look forward to working with such a respected professional."