January 2017 saw the arrival of Michael Nizzero as our Executive Chef at The Bath Priory.
Michael took up his position following 14 years of experience working across the UK, Europe, Dubai and his native Belgium, including under Michel and Alain Roux at the three Michelin starred Waterside Inn and most recently at The Ritz.
Michael's UK career began in 2002, where he spent two years at the One-O-One Restaurant in Knightsbridge before moving to Dubai to work as Sous Chef at Pisces Restaurant in 2004. Nominated as the best seafood restaurant between 2005 and 2007, Michael rose through the ranks to become Chef de Cuisine by 2007.
Returning to the UK in 2007 to take Senior Sous Chef role at renowned The Waterside Inn in Bray, Berkshire, the only establishment in the UK to have retained three coveted Michelin stars for over 30 years, where he worked alongside Michel and Alain Roux. After four years in Bray, Michael was offered the opportunity to take the helm at Relais & Chateaux property, Hostellerie La Briqueterie where he gained and held a Michelin Star as Executive Chef de Cuisine between 2011 and 2015.
Most recently, Michael returned to London in 2015 to become Premier Sous-Chef at The Ritz working alongside Executive Chef John Williams MBE to achieve a Michelin Star for the restaurant for the first time in its extensive history.