Christopher Henry George (Kit) CHAPMAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-03-10
Education Taunton Sch, Univ of Surrey (BSc, pres Food and Wine Soc)
Books & Publications
Recreations good food and wine, walking the Quantocks with the dogs, my grandchildren
Clubs Garrick
Style Kit Chapman, Esq, MBE
Career in advertising 1969-76 (latterly with Benton and Bowles Ltd); prop The Castle Hotel Taunton 1980-; chm Prestige Hotels 1985-87, dir Orchard Media Ltd 1992-99; columnist Caterer and Hotelkeeper 1983-88; writer and presenter: Simply the Best: A Celebration of British Food (12 films for ITV and Channel 4) 1991 and 1993, Of Madeleines and Other Masterpieces (arts prog, BBC Radio 2) 1994, Diary of an Innkeeper (6 part documentary series for Carlton TV, inspired by book An Innkeeper's Diary) 2003, Keep It In The Family (1 part of a 4 part documentary series on BBC 2, produced by TwoFour Broadcast); chm Commercial Membs' Gp West Country Tourist Bd 1980-86; ministerial appointee Exmoor Nat Park Ctee 1979-81; memb: Leisure Industries Econ Devpt Ctee NEDC 1987-89, Bd Somerset TEC 1989-94; visiting sr fell Sch of Mgmnt Studies Univ of Surrey 1999; Freeman City of London 1984; >ir< Ward Cavendish Trophy for the Small Business Award 1980 and 1981, British Airways and BTA Award for Overseas Mktg 1981, Caterer and Hotelkeeper Awards (CATEYS) Tourism Award 1987, Good Hotel Guide César Award for Best Town Hotel 1987, CATEYS Best Ind Mktg Campaign for BRAZZ 1999, Best Out-of-Town Restaurant for The Castle Tatler Restaurant Awards 2002, VisitBritain 4 Star Gold Award 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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