Andi Lowe-Smith

Lives and breathes anything food and drink related. Michelin kitchen trained. Local and national award-winning cocktail mixologist: Andi’s all about the flavour!

Passionate about art, music and long dog walks on a Sunday morning with the family, preferably followed by a roast dinner!

Tor Lowe-Smith

The best way to describe Tor? Cool, calm and collected. Silver-service trained, Tor prides herself on excellence. Tor has a huge passion for everything makeup and is a qualified makeup artist, which is an extra service we provide.

Loves to spend time with her and Andi’s son, Rupert, baking up treats in the kitchen or doing yoga!


From Washing dishes in his first kitchen to head chef at 25. Harry has had a very accomplished career so far, working at some of the best, award winning restaurants in Cheshire. Harry is helping lead a new era in the TCDE kitchen with a cool & calm approach to a modern style of cooking. Harry is also a super talanted drummer, keen restaurant goer & proud Dad to his adorable puppy Truffle!


Dave has worked his way through the company over the past 5 years, from part time front of house to the management team. He has a real keen eye for detail and will work tirelessly to make sure our couples get a top quality experience.

Recently completing a masters in Colonial History, he is well known for his sense of humour and in a past life, worked as an actor.


Part of the original team, Neil has been with us since the beginning. He has worked in a number of Michelin star restaurants including Northcoat Manor (1*) in Lancashire and the Palazzo Sasso (2*) in Ravello, Italy.

He has also headed up the team in the 5* Spice Island Beach resort – Grenada. He brings a wealth of experience and passion to our kitchen.

Neil is a talented football player and closet rally driver. Soon to be married to his better half, he is a cherished member or our TCDE family.


Charlie is the newest member of our chef team.  He fell in love with food and cooking whilst working casually in a kitchen at the age of 17.

He attended catering college alongside working full time, to progress his career as a chef. He worked his way to head chef in Chez Joules- a fast paced, well established culinary pillar of the Chester food community.

Charlie is a keen golfer and can complete the rubik’s cube in less than 60 seconds. He is very good with his hands…what more needs to be said! 


Working with us casually for many years, Lauren has worked in numerous roles at high profile venues in Chester.

She is a bright and vibrant member of our family, working front of house as well as in the day to day running of the business. 

Lauren LOVES food, thriving around people and being the host, both in and out of work. She also teaches Yoga and recently became a mum to blue eyed Bobby.