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Thomas Middleton

Languages:     Fluent French  

Head Chef Restaurant Arpège (Seconde de cuisine)  

March 2014 - Septembre 2018     

Chef de partie then moved up to seconde de cuisine (Head chef)                             Restaurant Arpège, Paris, France 

No. 8 in the world 50 best Restaurants

Chef de Partie (Fish section) La Palme d’Or

Restaurant Two Michelin Stars Grand Hyatt Cannes Hôtel Martinez
Cannes, Côte d’Azur, France   

March 2013 – February 2014

Commis Chef then move up to Chef de Partie
Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons

Hôtel 5***** Orient-Express, Relais et Châteaux Restaurant                                         5 AA Rosettes 

Raymond Blanc’s Two Michelin Starred restaurant                                                         Great Milton, Oxfordshire, England

Nov. 2009 – Feb. 2013 

Chef de Partie then Sous-Chef
Hotel Maes-y-Neaudd

Hotel Maes-y-Neaudd
Hôtel 4****  Restaurant two AA Rosettes                                                                       Talsarnau, Harlech, Wales

July 2007 – Oct. 2009

Commis Chef then moved up to Chef de Partie

‘Langs Restaurant’ - Bib Gourmand                                                                                  Burton-on-the-Wolds, Leicestershire, England 

March 2003 – Jan 2007


Loughborough Collage
NVQ 3 Hospitality Supervision (Leadership) NVQ 3 Professional Cookery Intermediate Certificate in Food Safety Sept. 2006 – June. 2007 

Apprentice at ‘Langs Restaurant’
NVQ 2 Food Preparation and Cooking 

Aug. 2004 – Dec. 2006

Other Skills:

 Fluent French, Marketing knowledge, e-commerce knowledge.


Individual competitions:


Winner of the 2008 'World Skills UK' competition with a Gold Medal


Winner of Wales 'Hospitality Skills' competition 2008


Second place in 'Young Chef of Wales' 2008 with Gold Medal


Silver Medal at Welsh International Culinary Championships 2007



Team competitions:


Silver medal at 'The Battle of the Dragon' competition, main event at Welsh International Culinary Championships 2009


Gold Medal in 'Culinary Studio', Bronze Medal in 'Hot Kitchen' and Bronze Medal in 'Cold Table' at the 2008 World Cup of Cuisine in Glasgow


'Culinary Studio' Silver Medal at Welsh International Culinary Championships 2008



Other interests and activates: Climbing, Squash, and running.

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