Norfolk Riddle and Nelsons


Neil Rutland
Head chef/owner/director/general dogsbody!

Neil is a career chef having started working in commercial kitchens from the age of 15 as a pot wash working his way through the ranks becoming head chef of some of Norfolk’s finest hotels, most recently Heacham Manor Hotel, where he started the kitchen from scratch, taking it from nothing to gaining an AA rosette inside just 3 years, going on to hold that rosette for the next three showing his ability to hold a consistently high standard.

Tina Dewey
Senior restaurant supervisor

Tina is Neil’s partner and has worked alongside him at all of the hotels he has worked, holding several position in those hotels from waitress to housekeeping to barmaid, she has a wonderfully rounded catering background giving her good all round knowledge of the industry. She always has a smile on her face and brings a polite and professional attitude into the restaurant.

Gary Bennington
Chip shop Manager

Gary has had a couple of stints here at the riddle. finally working his way up to the manager’s role in the fish and chip shop, his background is army based having served our country in the royal logistics core for several years before an unfortunate accident brought an end to his army career. However, their loss is very much our gain as his fish and chips are wonderful.



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