Mcgarey brings over 16 years of experience to Royal Lancaster London where he will oversee all of the hotel’s culinary areas including Nipa Thai, Island Grill, Park Restaurant. Leading a team of 70 staff, he will also oversee the hotel’s 24-hour in-room dining service.
Following his successful apprenticeship, Mcgarey honed his skills at 2-Michelin-starred restaurant, Marcus Wareing, at The Berkley Hotel in Knightsbridge, London.
Mcgarey said: “Working at Marcus Wareing was a defining moment in my career and really shaped the kind of chef I am today – extremely passionate about gastronomy and always striving to do better.”
A statement by the Royal Lancaster read: “Chef Mcgarey is passionate about only working with the best and the most sustainable ingredients. His goal is to modernize the food offering throughout the hotel and to build a foundation for nurturing the next generation of talent within the industry.”