Meet the Team


Tim- The landlord of the Cholmondeley Arms

timmy

  • What would your last meal have to be?? My very own Mac and Cheese
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Ophir Gin and ginger ale
  • What do you love most? Family and friends (and my spaniel!)
  • What do you dislike most? Bad manners and poor grammar!
  • Musical hero (es)? Too hard to choose….
  • Favourite saying? ‘Living the dream’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? David Attenborough (and my wife!)
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? At the Cholmondeley of course!

Fliss – Deputy Manager

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? Steak and Chips (rare please)
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Gin and Tonic (large Tanqueray, dash of tonic, one ice cube and a sqeeze of lime….perfect!! But I’ not fussy!!!
  • What do you love most? Holidays in sunshine
  • What do you dislike most? Wet windy days!!
  • Musical hero (es)? Anything from an 80’s movie- Footloose, Flashdance, Top Gun, etc. You know the type!!?
  • Favourite saying? “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try a Gin!!
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Alan Rickman
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? “Sitting on a Beach earning 20%……..Points if you can spot the link!?

Joe N – Assistant Manager

joe

  • What would your last meal have to be?? A good british fish and chips
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? A top shelf vodka
  • What do you love most? Ollie’s banter, its top draw!
  • What do you dislike most? Slow Drivers
  • Musical hero (es)? Coldplay & The Beatles
  • Favourite saying? How you doin?
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? The Queen
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Flying

Joe F – Trainee Asst Manager

  • What would your last meal have to be?? A huge roast dinner
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? White rum, lemonade and lime juice
  • What do you love most? Music Concerts
  • What do you dislike most? Baked beans
  • Musical hero (es)? Sterophonics
  • Favourite saying? ‘Alright Mon’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Steven Gerrard
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Running a pub or restaurant

Joe K – Trainee Asst Manager

  • What would your last meal have to be?? My Mums homemade ox-tail stew
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? Peroni
  • What do you love most? Socialising and partying hard in Manchester
  • What do you dislike most? Olives and gherkins
  • Musical hero (es)? Drake
  • Favourite saying? Winners never quit and quitters never win
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Richard Hammond and Alan Sugar
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Somewhere hot

The Cholmondeley Arms Front of House Crew

Harry

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Steak, mushroom and onion baguette
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? drink: ice water!
  • What do you love most? football
  • What do you dislike most? people that moan
  • Musical hero (es)? little mike
  • Favourite saying?
    ‘It’ll be alright’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Mila Kunis
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? 10 years better off

Leanne

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Smoked bacon on thick cut fresh bread with real butter
  • Your favourite drink from the Fitzherbert Arms bar? Swynnerton Stout – good and traditional
  • What do you love most? My horse Boo and the pub of course
  • What do you dislike most? Ill Manners
  • Musical hero (es)? Massive Attack
  • Favourite saying?Don’t eat yellow snow
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Queen Elizabeth 1st
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Just at Fitz Thank you

Ellie

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? sausage and mash potato
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? A Woo Woo!
  • What do you love most? Football, travels and Will!
  • What do you dislike most? Rude people
  • Musical hero (es)? Justin Bieber
  • Favourite saying? ‘smile ‘ J
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Justin Bieber
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Playing football in the Women’s League

Lauren

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Pasta
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Vodka coke
  • What do you love most? Family, my horse and my 2 dogs
  • What do you dislike most? wasps & spiders
  • Musical hero (es)? Ed Sheeran
  • Favourite saying?
    I’m not feelin’ it!
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? David Attenborough
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Finished university with a zoology degree

Alicia

  • What would your last meal have to be?? My Mum’s Sunday roast
  • Your favourite drink from the Fitzherbert Arms bar? Strawberry gin and lemon tonic
  • What do you love most? My family and my dog
  • What do you dislike most? Bad Manners
  • Musical hero (es)? BEY all the way
  • Favourite saying?‘I’m on the edge’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Karl Pilkington
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Managing Will’s and Kate’s events

Tom

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Lasagne
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? Wine
  • What do you love most? Music
  • What do you dislike most? Negativity
  • Musical hero (es)? Dire Straits
  • Favourite saying? ‘It’s all good’ J
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Brian Blessed
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Outside

Amy

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Shepherd’s Pie
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Baileys on the rocks
  • What do you love most? Dancing
  • What do you dislike most? Spelling mistakes
  • Musical hero (es)? David Bowie
  • Favourite saying?
    ‘Hakuna Matata’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Also the late David Bowie
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Working as a genetics researcher

Katrin

  • What would your last meal have to be?? 10 banoffee cheesecakes
  • Your favourite drink from the Fitzherbert Arms bar? Bloom with berries and 1724 tonic
  • What do you love most? Travelling and shopping
  • What do you dislike most? Horror movies
  • Musical hero (es)? Travis Scott
  • Favourite saying?How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Chris Brown
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? I want to be surrounded with valuable people and to achieve my goals of having a successful career in marketing

Lily

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Macaroni Cheese
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? Dandelion and Burdock
  • What do you love most? My dogs
  • What do you dislike most? Ocra
  • Musical hero (es)? Bruce Springsteen
  • Favourite saying? Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? On a beach

Molly

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Anything with pasta
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Vodka
  • What do you love most? Sunny holidays and a good night out
  • What do you dislike most? bad drivers
  • Musical hero (es)? no one specific, any dance or house musice
  • Favourite saying?
    ”You know what I mean?” or “Right, okay…”
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Mark Wright
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Finished uni, living in the city, working as a lawyer.

Hannah A

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Soup with fresh bread and fish pie (with boiled eggs in!)
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? 6 o’clock gin with 6 o’clock tonic and ice
  • What do you love most? Being at home with my family
  • What do you dislike most? Cutlery scraping on plates
  • Musical hero (es)? Changes on a regular basis! But I generally like pop music with a hint of country.
  • Favourite saying? Life’s too short
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Friends and family
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Happy and healthy watching my little boys grow up.

Abi

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Buffalo chicken wings
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? Fentimans Pink Lemonade
  • What do you love most? My horse, Yanto
  • What do you dislike most? The rain
  • Musical hero (es)? The Arctic Monkeys or The Wombats
  • Favourite saying? ”Look for the bare necessities”
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Marilyn Monroe
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Finished university as a qualified vet

Tim
(Owner and raconteur)

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? At the Cholmondeley Arms it would have to be the Steak and Kidney Pie! Otherwise a Chinese Banquet.
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? A G&T of course, what
    else!?
  • What do you love most? My family, a sun filled day, all our pubs and people, then there’s Leeds Utd.
  • What do you dislike most? Rude, ignorant people….life is too short to behave this way!!!
  • Musical hero (es)? Too many to mention but most of them sing soul
  • Favourite saying?
    If you can’t dazzle with brilliance then baffle with Bull!!!
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? My wife and business partner Mary, with my daughter and my dad who’s 90.
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Enjoying our pubs and inns and ensuring they are still wonderful places for our loyal customers to enjoy.

Jess – Pub Support

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? My Grandmas Shepherd’s pie!
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? A very large glass of French pinot noir
  • What do you love most? My family, friends and my spaniel!
  • What do you dislike most? People with bad manners!
  • Musical hero (es)? Paul Heaton from the Beautiful south and (for my dad!) Joe Strummer!
  • Favourite saying? ‘You’ve got to be in it to win it’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Great family and friends
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Still sunning myself in Cholmondely!

Shirley

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Roast lamb dinner
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? Hot chocolate at Anfield before kick off
  • What do you love most? Liverpool, family and my cats
  • What do you dislike most? Smoked salmon!!
  • Musical hero (es)? Beatles, Boyzone and Westlife
  • Favourite saying? ‘Shine a light’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Brian Blessed
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? At Anfield celebrating winning the league!!

Andrew
(P/T assist and ranconteur)

  • What would your last meal have to be?? A dozen oysters and a bottle of Krug, a rare Fillet and a Premier Cru Claret
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Merlot and/or Famous Grouse
  • What do you love most? Women
  • What do you dislike most? Teasers
  • Musical hero (es)? Roy Orbison
  • Favourite saying?
    Right then Cocker!!
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Jane Fonda and/or God
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Healthily hanging around!!!

Professor Ted – Quiz master Extraordinaire!!

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? Well Roast dodo immediately springs to mind as it gives me quite a lot of time to prepare for the end, but seriously I adore a slice of rare beef with rost potatoes and thick port gravy followed by Creme Brulee
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? I can’t resist the Mint tea – so refreshing in summer and great for the digestion in winter
  • What do you love most? Being around people who like to share in a good time.
  • What do you dislike most? Not having enough time in the day to achieve everything I would ideally like to get completed.
  • Musical hero (es)? David Bowie, Dusty Springfield, Peter Skellern, Amy Winehouse, The Kinks, Radiohead and Muse. Oh and Pink Floyd and Sir Edward Elgar of course! I could go on though!
  • Favourite saying? Pens held lightly but firmly/oooh Matron
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Lorraine Pascale; as I just wouldn’t know where to start!
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Wherever Here is in 10 years time; I believe you can’t plan too far ahead – as events always take over!

The Famous Cholmondeley Kitchen Crew

Tom – Head Chef

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? A really good steak with all the trimmings
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Wrexham lager… I’m a Welshman!!
  • What do you love most? Friends/family/Wales!!
  • What do you dislike most? Poor drivers…people with silly hair do’s
  • Musical hero (es)? Kelly Jones and David Grohl
  • Favourite saying? ‘Living the Dream’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…?
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? On holiday ‘ chillin’

Helen H

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Roast Dinner
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Baileys Coffee
  • What do you love most? My family, friends, pet dog and Galaxy chocolate!
  • What do you dislike most? Rude people!
  • Musical hero (es)? Anyone from the 80s
  • Favourite saying? “Life is too short”
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Shane Ward or Peter Andre
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Relaxing on a beach somehwere hot after winning the lottery.

Matt

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Ham cheese and chip sandwich
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Water
  • What do you love most? Cycling to work in the rain
  • What do you dislike most? Mashing the potatoes
  • Musical hero (es)? David Guetta
  • Favourite saying? ”I’ll do it in a minute, Chef!”
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? The family (chicken dinner on a Sunday!)
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Sipping Long Island Iced Teas in Barbados

Andrew

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Chicken stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Coke
  • What do you love most? My Family
  • What do you dislike most? Taking the food waste bin out – Yack!
  • Musical hero (es)? Major Lazer
  • Favourite saying? Work fast it will end soon!
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Elon Musk
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? On a long holiday where it’s warm

George

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Ribeye Steak & Chips
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Diet Coke
  • What do you love most? Family and friends
  • What do you dislike most? Lack of effort
  • Musical hero (es)? Ed Sheeran & Drake
  • Favourite saying? Success is leased and rent is due
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Diego Costa
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? On a Caribbean beach

Grace

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Pulled Pork
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Pimms and lemonade
  • What do you love most? Friends
  • What do you dislike most? Tomatoes & fish
  • Musical hero (es)? James Bay
  • Favourite saying? To appreciate the good you have to have the bad
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Nelson Mandela
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Having fun!

Helen

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Really Hot Curry
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Anything with Gin!
  • What do you love most? My Family and Horses
  • What do you dislike most? People who look down at you and think they are better – we are all equal.
  • Musical hero (es)? Richard Ashcroft
  • Favourite saying? Ride it like you stole it!
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? My Dad
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Anywhere as long as I am happy and healthy

Sue

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Lobster Thermidor
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Vodka Martini
  • What do you love most? Animals and my family
  • What do you dislike most? sitting in traffic
  • Musical hero (es)? I enjoy the ballet
  • Favourite saying? ‘oh sugar’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Dracy Bussell
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Retired

Phil

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Beef rib, mash potato and roasted vegetables
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Pint of Weetwood Best
  • What do you love most? Music and performing
  • What do you dislike most? Allergy to cats!
  • Musical hero (es)? Sony Rollins, Brian May, Tony Bennet, The Police….. far too many to list
  • Favourite saying? ‘That’s just like your opinion man’ From the Big Lebowski
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Sony Rollins
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Walking on the moon
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