New Head of Hospitality at The Hub to help develop the Edinburgh venue into one of the city’s finest
The Hub has appointed Martin Burns as Head of Hospitality.
It says Burns brings a wealth of experience to the role, with specific expertise in catering for large-scale events at venues such as the Sheraton Hotel and Spa; ARAMARK and Prestonfield House Hotel.
He has a strong background of managing the day-to-day business of large-scale and luxury event venues. Previous employers include Heritage Portfolio where Burns was involved in events such as the Royal Garden Party, the Chanel Fashion Event at Linlithgow Palace and dinners for up to 1,000 people at the National Museum of Scotland.
In his new role at The Hub, Burns will be responsible for making sure events are managed professionally and flexibly for clients and he will oversee the management of the Hub Cafe.
He will be working alongside existing suppliers as well as introducing new ones. Burns will play a key role in helping to develop The Hub into one of the finest and best-skilled hospitality venues in Edinburgh.
General Manager Fi Morley said: “Martin has a genuine passion for food and service and will be an excellent addition to our team. He brings extensive experience of managing high profile and luxury events and will undoubtedly deliver a first-class customer experience to all of our clients. The team is thrilled to have Martin and his expertise on board.”
The Hub, which is situated at the top of the Royal Mile, is considered one of Edinburgh’s most dramatic venues. The Grade A Listed building is renowned for its integration of contemporary design and facilities within classical Victorian architecture.
It has a richly-decorated Main Hall, elegant Dunard Library and vibrant Cafe Hub which are popular for gala dinners, weddings, ceilidhs, exhibitions and special events which demand a creative edge.