Simon Rimmer, of C4’s Sunday Brunch and the hit restarateur of Manchester, has long been a great supporter of Liverpool’s food scene, currently working with Steven Burgess of Camp and Furnace on this August Bank Holiday’s Summercamp Festival.
Yesterday brought the great news that he’s opening his own restaurant in the city as a part of the new Double Tree by Hilton hotel being developed on Dale Street. This will be Simon Rimmer at Layla Brasserie.
David Hughes, general manager of the hotel, said of the new venture “We are delighted to be working with Simon Rimmer and we welcome such a well-loved name on the food scene to our beautiful new hotel.”
Simon Rimmer, himself, added of his newest outpost “We are in the process of hand-picking the most talented and creative chefs in the hospitality industry who will join the team in Liverpool.”
Such exciting news..