D&D London has appointed Ben Manchester, formerly of Jason Atherton’s The Social Company, as bar manager at Bluebird Chelsea.
Manchester was responsible for bar operations at two of Jason Atherton’s bars, Sosharu and Hai Cenato, and he has also worked at Riding House Café and K Bar at The Kensington Hotel, where he was awarded Boutique Hotelier Bar Manager of the Year 2016.
Outside of London, he has worked at Hotel du Vin in Brighton and Goldfish Bar in Sydney.
“I look forward to using my experience within the industry to continue elevating the drinks offering at Bluebird Chelsea,” comments Manchester. “My menus are innovative yet accessible, with a nod towards the classics. I’m always looking to showcase great spirits and liqueurs and leave guests looking forward to their next visit.”