Iconic motor racing venue, Silverstone Circuits, has announced the appointment of Jeremy Dover as its new head of catering.
Dover will oversee the catering and hospitality aspects for all race days and corporate meetings and events across the 600-acre site.
Working alongside Dean Hoddle, head chef at Silverstone, Dover will be tasked with ensuring that catering at the venue maintains the standards which guests have grown to expect. Home to major motor racing events such as the Formula One Rolex British Grand Prix, Silverstone Classic and British Grand Prix MotoGP, Silverstone is used to accommodating thousands of visitors over a weekend.
Dover brings more than 22 years of experience in hospitality to Silverstone, which previous roles including: operations manager at Elior, business development and operations manager at Shuttleworth Park and deputy general manager at Compass Group.
Silverstone has partnered with some Northamptonshire-based artisan producers and will use local, quality produce in much of the venue’s dishes.
Dover said: “I’m proud to become part of the team at such an iconic British venue to head up the catering and hospitality. My extensive experience will certainly come into play with the many events that are planned for the year ahead, and beyond – both for leisure audience and corporate bookings.
“As the venue’s popularity for meetings and events continues to grow, it’s important that the food and beverage offering remains outstanding and provides delegates with an exquisite dining experience, ensuring they’ll want to return.”