Glenapp Castle appoints Joe Gould as Executive Chef

Five-star Relais & Châteaux hotel, Glenapp Castle in Ayrshire, Scotland, has announced the appointment of Joe Gould as its new Executive Chef.

Moving from Head Chef at Fishmore Hall Hotel & Spa, the team at Glenapp Castle are pleased to be welcoming a fresh set of hands to head up the kitchen and oversee the culinary operation.

A versatile, highly committed and passionate chef, Gould has a strong background in hospitality, and has worked at one, two and three Michelin star levels across the UK, Germany, Hungary, Spain and the United States. He has also previously worked at five-star hotels including Dorchester Collection’s Coworth Park and Lainston House as well as working at Newick Park Country House Hotel and Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa. The chef has also worked at Aurora Restaurant, The Pond Restaurant and Rhubarb Food Design.

In other culinary news, the hotel will soon be launching its new Azalea Glasshouse Restaurant and events space, located in the Castle’s walled garden. Glenapp is also opening The Endeavour, its brand new penthouse castle apartment. In addition to the four bedrooms, five bathrooms, media room, library and games room, sauna, beauty and treatment room, The Endeavour has its own kitchen and private dining room for up to 16 guests and is able to be offered on an exclusive and private basis with a full butler service and private chef.

Managing Director of Glenapp Castle, Jill Chalmers comments: “We are absolutely delighted that Joe is going to be joining our team at such an exciting time for Glenapp Castle.”

Adding: “We are launching our brand new Azalea Glasshouse Restaurant and Events Space and The Endeavour castle apartment this summer. We are also renowned for offering our Hebridean Sea Safari experience – a very popular activity amongst our guests and one that is so unique. We are absolutely confident that Joe will take the hotel and the F&B offering to new heights. We are committed to developing our offering and to growing our already flourishing business.”