Born in Kent, but now living in Mid-Cornwall, not far from the port of Falmouth, Dale has worked at numerous restaurants and hotels in both his home county and Cornwall respectively. Dale is the much renouned Head Chef at The Merchants Manor (formerly the Greenlawns Hotel) in Falmouth. after a spells at The Riverbank, Truro and The Norway Inn. Prior to this he had a successful year at Bustophers Bar Bistro, a year that saw Dale (and Bustophers) go from strength to strength, winning many local and national awards.
Prior to joining Bustophers, Dale had an outstanding 2 years at The Pandora Inn, where he and his team won the Cornish Challenge and helped steer the pub to win Cornwall Tourisms' Pub of the Year 2010.
Dale is looking forward to fresh challenges at The Merchants Manor, including the hectic summer trade you receive in any busy tourist area. As well as aiming to win awards and accolades with his team and making the place a roaring success as he has been doing for many years in every kitchen hes ever cooked in.
Dale is a proud father of 3 and as anyone who’s ever met him, a life long Liverpool FC supporter and keen golfer. It also goes without saying that along with most chefs he has a healthy interest in all aspects of food, produce and cooking.