Mary and Tim

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Tim Bird

  1. How long have you worked with Cheshire Cat Pubs and Inns? I started full time in March 2010 having got the business started in 2009
  2. What Meal would be your last? A Chinese Banquet cooked at a proper Chinese Restaurant.
  3. What’s your favourite tipple? A glass of Red Wine preferably Spanish or Italian.
  4. What do you love most in life? My Family, my pubs and Leeds United!
  5. What do you dislike most in life? Rude People with no thought for others and at times…Leeds United!
  6. Who is your hero? My late, great Father.
  7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be? ‘You to me are everything’ by The Real Thing or ‘Smile’ by Nat King Cole.
  8. What is your favourite saying? “If you can’t dazzle with brilliance then baffle with bull!”
  9. Who makes you laugh most? ‘The industry I work in! It can be so funny at times’
  10. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad? Not coming home on time!
  11. What was your favourite subject at school? History
  12. Which person would you most want to have dinner with…? My wife and my daughter they make me laugh too! And if they are busy then the Leeds Coach Marcelo Bielsa with an interpreter!

Steph – Landlady
at The Bulls Head

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  1. Tell us something interesting about yourself!
    I love cooking
  2. What meal would be your last?
    A really good steak!
  3. What’s your favourite tipple?
    A nice red from Mallorca!
  4. What do you love most in life?
    Friends and family
  5. What do you dislike most in life?
    People being late!
  6. Who is your hero?
    My parents
  7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be?
    Too many to mention but something up-beat!
  8. What is your favourite saying? If your’re not early, you’re late!
  9. Who makes you laugh most? My kitchen team
  10. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad?
    Refusing to go to sleep
  11. What was your favourite subject at school?
    Music
  12. Which person would you most want to have dinner with?
    My niece

Pip – Landlady at The Cholmondeley Arms

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  1. Tell us something interesting about yourself!
    I spent my lockdown year living in Portugal 🇵🇹
  2. What meal would be your last?
    Chicken Kiev!
  3. What’s your favourite tipple?
    A classic juniper heavy G&T
  4. What do you love most in life?
    Having my friends and family around me
  5. What do you dislike most in life?
    The sound of people chewing!
  6. Who is your hero?
    All and anyone of my friends that show strength in times of adversity
  7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be?
    Drift Away, Dobie Gray
  8. What is your favourite saying? We are where we are
  9. Who makes you laugh most? Bex, my deputy manager
  10. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad?
    Being late
  11. What was your favourite subject at school?
    English
  12. Which person would you most want to have dinner with?
    Brené Brown

James – Landlord at The Three Greyhounds

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  1. How long have you worked with Cheshire Cat Pubs and Inns? One month (I’m the new guy)
  2. What Meal would be your last? Anything, as long as it is at Club 55
  3. What’s your favourite tipple? Black coffee, still water, Provence Rosé (in that order)
  4. What do you love most in life? My family
  5. What do you dislike most in life? Ignorant people
  6. Who is your hero? Michael Jordan
  7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be? Move On Up by Curtis Mayfield
  8. What is your favourite saying? “Ain’t nuttin’ but a peanut”
  9. Who makes you laugh most? My son
  10. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad? I was the good cop of my siblings
  11. What was your favourite subject at school? French
  12. Which person would you most want to have dinner with…? My wife & kids, but if they’re busy, Jürgen Klopp

Siobhan – Landlady
at The Church Inn

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  1. Tell us something interesting about yourself! I am a mother of 2 beautiful boys
  2. What Meal would be your last? Sunday roast with all the trimmings
  3. What’s your favourite tipple?Wine – especially Gavi di gavi
  4. What do you love most in life? Spending time with my family
  5. What do you dislike most in life?Ironing
  6. Who is your hero?My son is my little hero he’s always smiling no matter what is thrown at him
  7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be?I heard it through the grapevine
  8. What is your favourite saying?A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine
  9. Who makes you laugh most?My children
  10. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad?A messy bedroom
  11. What was your favourite subject at school? History
  12. Which person would you most want to have dinner with…?

Carl – Landlord
at The Fitzherbert Arms

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  1. Tell us something interesting about yourself! I lived in Vietnam for four months teaching SCUBA & I have a working spaniel named after the late Keith Floyd (The dog is called Floyd not Keith BTW)
  2. What Meal would be your last? I love all food so that is a really tough one, I would try anything once. I guess it would have to depend where I was and what mood I was in. Ok so I will go for sat overlooking the sea on the Amalfi Coast eating a nice frutti del mare.
  3. What’s your favourite tipple? Another tough one…… As I am sat in front of the fire at the Fitz a nice Tawny Port (Chilled) with strong blue cheese.
  4. What do you love most in life? Fire, Water & BBQ’s
  5. What do you dislike most in life? Getting beat at anything
  6. Who is your hero? My Grandad who spent 7 days at sea in a dinghy after being shot down during the second world war
  7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be? Streets of London by Ralf Mctell
  8. What is your favourite saying? Onwards and upwards
  9. Who makes you laugh most? Pingu the penguin
  10. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad? Arguing with my sister
  11. What was your favourite subject at school? Sports
  12. Which person would you most want to have dinner with…? David Attenborough

Niall – Landlord
at The Roebuck Inn

1. Tell us something interesting about yourself! I’m a qualified football referee! I also used to represent England in cross country running at youth level.
2. What meal would be your last? Prawn Curry
3. What’s your favourite tipple? A white Rioja or a Chenin Blanc
4. What do you love most in life? Spending time with my family and going to the City ground to watch my beloved Nottingham Forest.
5. What do you dislike most in life? Arrogant and over-confident people
6. Who is your hero? Stuart Pearce
7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be? Dancing in the Moonlight by Toploader
8. What is your favourite saying? “No drama!”
9. Who makes you laugh most? My friends when we’re all down the pub
10. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad? Being stubborn
11. What was your favourite subject at school? PE
12. Which person would you most want to have dinner with? Brian Clough (if I could bring him back from the dead!)

 

Dana – Roving Manager

  1. Tell us something interesting about yourself! I love to bake
  2. What Meal would be your last? Beef Stroganoff
  3. What’s your favourite tipple?A nice glass of Cotes Du Rhone
  4. What do you love most in life? My husband, daughter and dog
  5. What do you dislike most in life?Traffic
  6. Who is your hero?Mary Berry
  7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be?Smells like teen spirit by Nirvana
  8. What is your favourite saying?Let’s do this!
  9. Who makes you laugh most?Michael McIntyre
  10. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad?Being anti-social as I was constantly reading!
  11. What was your favourite subject at school? English Literature
  12. Which person would you most want to have dinner with…?My brother who lives in Australia

Events Manager – Emily

  1. Tell us something interesting about yourself! I used to be a yacht stewardess and travelled around some of the world’s most glamorous locations on luxury yachts (mainly making the coffee and cleaning the loos!)
  2. What Meal would be your last? It would have to be a big bowl of vongole or moules mariniere, sitting somewhere on the Mediterranean coast with a bottle of wine and a good book.
  3. What’s your favourite tipple? An oaky, buttery Chardonnay.
  4. What do you love most in life? Travelling. I’ve travelled for most of my adult life, and have lived in the Florida Keys, Mallorca, Los Angeles, Mexico and Costa Rica!
  5. What do you dislike most in life? Rudeness. Bad coffee. Banana Peel.
  6. Who is your hero? David Attenborough
  7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be? Any song by The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, or if I’m feeling melancholic then Neil Young.
  8. What is your favourite saying? You only live once.
  9. Who makes you laugh most? My little boy.
  10. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad? Sleeping all day and staying up all night.
  11. What was your favourite subject at school? Art
  12. Which person would you most want to have dinner with…? My husband.

People Manager – Jennifer

  1. Tell us something interesting about yourself!
    I’ve just bought my first house, which hasn’t been touched since the 1930’s. It currently has a forest in the garden, a bright blue bath and huge cracks in the wall, but I’m loving every minute of renovating it!
  2. What meal would be your last?
    Oysters and Champagne!
  3. What’s your favourite tipple?
    I love a gin martini with a twist or a perfect Manhattan served straight up
  4. What do you love most in life?
    Spending time with my partner, mum, sister and niece. Having a gossip over great food & wine in a cosy restaurant or pub
  5. What do you dislike most in life?
    Ugg boots
  6. Who is your hero?
    My grandad, he’s the kindest person I’ve ever met and I’ll always look up to him.Beyonce is a close second though.
  1. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be?
    Carly Simon – You’re so vain
  2. What is your favourite saying? I say ‘Darling’ quite a lot when referring to people, it makes me cringe inside, but it’s become a habit that I just can’t help saying it!
  1. Who makes you laugh most? Victoria Wood
  1. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad? Being too outspoken, I answered back a lot
  1. What was your favourite subject at school?
    Art. I ended up doing Architecture at Uni and I’m really into interior design now, it’s a side passion!
  2. Which person would you most want to have dinner with?Adele & Alan Carr, I reckon that would be a fun dinner party.

 

General Manager, The Mainwaring Arms – Rebecca

  1. Tell us something interesting about yourself!
    I’m half Turkish
  2. What meal would be your last?
    Anything Mexican, with a good kick of chilli
  3. What’s your favourite tipple?
    I enjoy a honey bourbon or a nutty rum
  4. What do you love most in life?
    My miniature Jack Russell, Lily
  5. What do you dislike most in life?
    Boilers, they break far too often!
  6. Who is your hero? My mum and my late nanna, they are/were both incredible women
  7. If you could pick any song off a juke box what would it be? Tusk – Fleetwood Mac
  8. Who makes you laugh most? Chefs
  9. What did you get told off most for by your mum or dad? Answering back; I was a sassy teen
  10. What was your favourite subject at school?
    Dance
  11. Which person would you most want to have dinner with? The late Bob Fosse.