Jean-Christophe Novelli at Michelle restaurant to open in Liverpool
It has been revealed that award-winning chef Jean Christophe-Novelli is set to open a restaurant at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Liverpool this April.
The brasserie, with a 120 cover, will be called Jean-Christophe Novelli at Michelle and will serve the lounge, conference rooms and banqueting areas of the hotel.
Novelli said that the dream was to “create the most talked about and respected brasserie in the North West”, he went onto say:
“I’ve had a few years away from being involved in restaurants to concentrate on my young family, cookery school and chef’s academy, however I’ve always kept my eye out for the right opportunity to come along.
“As soon as I saw the restoration, high quality and grandeur of DoubleTree by Hilton Liverpool, I knew I could feel proud to put my name to what promises to be a really exciting restaurant in beautiful surroundings.”
General manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Liverpool, Terence Southward added:
“Jean-Christophe is one of the best chefs of his generation and it seems only right that such a prestigious building should be partnered with such a fabulous chef.
“This is not only wonderful news for the hotel but also a major coup for the city, and we are proud to welcome him to our team at DoubleTree by Hilton Liverpool.”
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Liverpool, based out of the former home of Liverpool’s Conservative Club on Sir Thomas Street has been subject extensively refurbished and is due for completion in ten weeks time.
Words: Peter Cribley