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Meet the team

Tessa Shreeve

Managing Director

Tessa set up Luxury Restaurant Guide in 2005, and its parent company Vision Marketing in 2000 – a specialist marketing agency for hotels, restaurants and leading sporting clubs. She holds an international background in developing membership Clubs for luxury chains, country house and boutiques hotels such as Shangri La, Mandarin Oriental, Pan Pacific, Hilton, Marriott, Omni Marco Polo, Dorchester Collection’s Coworth Park, Guards Polo Club, The Hempel and Exclusive Hotels; as well as responsibility for delivering F&B spend in over 250 outlets.

+44 (0) 1276 850581 tessa@luxuryrestaurantguide.com

Vicky Maher

Director of Operations

Vicky joined parent company Vision Marketing in 2001 with expertise in five star hotel Front of House and Sales & Marketing Managerial roles. She has added to her skill-sets with her passion in IT, channel marketing and operations experience in launching loyalty projects to an in depth experience of the customer journey and customer fulfilment. She launched Design Restaurants and the Luxury Restaurant Guide with Tessa and overlooks all aspects of the organisation.

+44 (0) 1276 850581 vicky@luxuryrestaurantguide.com

Toni Rees

Senior Lifestyle & Membership Specialist

Energetic, flamboyant and enthusiastic Toni’s sales and marketing career started for a design firm before being lulled into the world of recruitment on government projects. A deep passion for fine dining, intuitive and with a natural flair for customer services makes her an exceptional member of the team.

+44 (0) 1276 911307 toni@luxuryrestaurantguide.com

Lynne Ellner

Lifestyle & Membership Specialist

Making quick work of everything, Lynne has an endearing no nonsense approach to work and life, making her your ideal go-to buddy for whatever you need done. No surprises her former careers were in accountancy, insurance and sponsorship; but her greatest passions are reserved for making tangible, caring differences for others.

+44 (0) 1276 911312 lynne@luxuryrestaurantguide.com

Camilla Jarnot, DMA

Lifestyle & Membership Specialist

Camilla has a keen appreciation for the Arts. A Doctor of Music and concert artist, she has worked for several decades in the field of music, including in Boston, New York, and Princeton, and developed a passion for event planning – food and music being intrinsically linked and joyfully shared.

+44 (0) 1276 911302 camilla@luxuryrestaurantguide.com

Annabel Stanhope

Restaurant Content Manager

Events and exhibition organisation is Annabel’s prior successful career background, shared with her being the current women’s British croquet champion and one of the world’s top women croquet players. In-between tournaments Annabel is a complete recipe queen who loves dining out to find new foods and new places.

+44 (0) 1276 850581 annabel@luxuryrestaurantguide.com

Hilary Salisbury

Content Administrator

Hilary is our checker-queen. She has heaps of experience from running her own web sales based business for 9 years, which naturally comes with a strong knowledge of IT as well as that keen eye for detail. Hilary works behind the scenes to ensure the website is kept up to date and accurate … no small task.

+44 (0) 1276 850581 admin@luxuryrestaurantguide.com

Sam White


You can’t get Sam out of good restaurants, or a kitchen; she just loves fine dining. We think it comes from working too long for the likes of Harrods, Fortnum & Mason and Coworth Park – not that we’re complaining, because what Sam doesn’t know about fine dining, it’s not worth knowing!

+44 (0) 1276 850581 sam@luxuryrestaurantguide.com

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