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Husband-and-wife catering team join Somerleyton Hospitality Group

PUBLISHED: 16:44 30 March 2016 | UPDATED: 16:46 30 March 2016

Somerleyton Hall and gardens in North Suffolk. The estate was originally bought by Sir Samuel Peto in the mid-19th century and the hall remodelled in the style familiar today.

Picture: James Bass

Somerleyton Hall and gardens in North Suffolk. The estate was originally bought by Sir Samuel Peto in the mid-19th century and the hall remodelled in the style familiar today. Picture: James Bass

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A renowned husband and wife catering team will take over hospitality for a prestigious Suffolk estate.

Stephen David and Rebecca Mackenzie are joining the Somerleyton estate from Suffolk based TA Collection from 7th March.Stephen David and Rebecca Mackenzie are joining the Somerleyton estate from Suffolk based TA Collection from 7th March.

Stephen David and Rebecca Mackenzie have been appointed by Lord and Lady Somerleyton to run the Somerleyton Hospitality Group, having come from the Suffolk-based TA Collection.

It will include The Duke’s Head, The Fritton Arms, private events at Somerleyton Hall and a new catering business based at the estate.

The pair have previously managed Hintlesham Hall, near Ipswich, the Hoste Arms, in Burnham Market, and their business the Earsham Street Café and Delicatessen in Bungay.

Lord and Lady Somerleyton said they were “both thrilled” with the addition to the team, and said they were confident the pair would be the “defining dimension” to their hospitality business.

In the future, the Somerleytons hope to develop an estate farm food shop.


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