Our People

Alain Mara


“I left Charlton House but then returned to where the grass is greener”

Alain started his career as a Chef de Rang in Lyon working in various well-established restaurants. Aged 22 he took on his first management role as Assistant Restaurant Manager of a 200 seated restaurant located in the Rue Mercière.

On arriving in London […]

Daniele Quattromini


“My whole experience with Lusso has been a development … I love it!”

Daniele studied Hospitality Management at Bournemouth University, inspired by his work at Henden Hall Hotel when he was 16.

Before coming to CH&Co, Daniele enjoyed a brilliant year at Le Manoir Aux Quat Saisons, gained a Level 1 & 2 WSET, Master Inholders […]

Phil Leicester


“We aim for and achieve 5-star standards. Lusso gives me an incredible amount of freedom to cook the food I love…”

After 3 years at college, Phil moved to the capital to pursue his dream of working in London. He started in West End restaurants and over 12 years gained a vast body of knowledge […]

Neil Bailey


“It is the best feeling when you watch a guest or client sample your food and follow with a thumbs up and a smile.”

Neil studied at catering college before going on to work in London’s hotels and events industry. With some considerable experience gained, he opened his own catering company, until he received […]

Allan Heard


A Day in the Life of Allan Heard…
“A huge amount of my time is put into my client relationship as this is crucial to our success. I have a great balance between the operation and the financial aspects of the site, allowing me a large amount of control over all areas.”

As a General Manger […]