Miguel Tenreiro is of Portuguese origin but grew up in South Africa where he trained at The Castle Hotel in Kyalami, Johannesburg under chef Jade Sullaphen. He moved to the UK in 2007, working for the Way family at both The Royal Castle Hotel in Dartmouth under head chef Henri Gunter and as Head Chef at the historic Luttrell Arms Hotel in Dunster.
Head Chef Miguel has a passion for nose to tail cooking thus minimising waste. Seasonal ingredients always form the basis of his menu and he takes great care to understand where the food he uses has been produced, supporting local farmers and suppliers and reducing food miles.
Michell also grew up in South Africa and came to the UK with her now husband Miguel, in 2007. With 14 years of experience gained within the hospitality industry, including at The Royal Castle Hotel in Dartmouth and at Millers at the Anchor. Michell has worked in a variety of roles working her way up from being a receptionist to wedding coordinator and planner and now our General Manager.
Michell has a love for the outdoors and everything coastal.
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The Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Totnes is a vibrant centre for music, arts and natural health situated at the head of the River Dart estuary and in an area of outstanding natural beauty.