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Stonegate appoints former Gondola exec Clare Staples

By John Harrington , 10-Jan-2014
Last updated on 10-Jan-2014 at 13:53 GMT

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Stonegate, the managed operator, has announced the appointment of Clare Staples to head up its Slug & Lettuce, Missoula and Living Room brands.

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She has worked for Gondola Group for 17 years and was most recently head of operations south for ASK restaurants.

In November the Publican's Morning Advertiser sister title M&C Report revealed that Mary Willcock, managing director of Slug & Lettuce chain, is to become managing director of Brunning & Price (B&P), The Restaurant Group-owned pub group.

Staples’ role includes overseeing Living Room, the 13-strong brand acquired by Stonegate from Premium Bars & Restaurants in August in a deal thought to be valued at around £10m.

Staples started at Stonegate on Monday 6 January

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