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Hilton Dunkeld House in Perth, Scotland Welcomes
Raymond Sterpaio as Head Chef

PERTH, Scotland – May 24, 2013
– Hilton Dunkeld House has welcomed new senior member, Raymond Sterpaio, to the hotel’s hospitality team.

Sterpaio will take up the role of head chef at the hotel’s Garden Restaurant and will oversee the day to day running of the hotel’s kitchen as well as being responsible for the training of commis chefs and apprentices.

Mike Metcalfe, general manager at Hilton Dunkeld House, said: “Raymond has a fantastic reputation within the industry and will manage an excellent team of individuals at the Garden restaurant. His previous experience, enthusiasm and aptitude mean he will be a great addition to the food and beverage team here at the hotel.”

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Sterpaio joins the team having previously held similar roles at Mains Castle in Dundee and The Fairmont in St Andrews where he was part of the team that cooked for the G20 summit.

Speaking of his new role, Sterpaio said, “I’m excited to be joining Hilton Dunkeld House and I can’t wait to start working with such a great team who are enthusiastic about the catering industry and food.

“As well as overseeing kitchen operations, I am thrilled to be involved in training new chefs as I am passionate about encouraging youngsters to enter this thriving industry.”

The Garden Restaurant overlooks the majestic River Tay, offers mouth-watering cuisine from Scotland’s natural larder and showcases ingredients from the countryside, lochs, rivers and seas.

Hilton Dunkeld House spans a 280-acre estate of breath-taking Perthshire countryside, with unique views and picturesque scenery. The hotel is idyllically set on the banks of the River Tay in the heart of Perthshire's Big Tree Country, offering luxurious accommodation and the perfect place to relax.

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