CRAIG McCOLM

CRAIG McCOLM

CRAIG McCOLM

Executive Head Chef of Harbour Hotels

Craig started his career as a commis chef in Winchester and moved to Dorset 13 years ago to take a job as Chef de Partie at Pebble Beach under award winning chef Pierre Chevilliard. He stayed with Pierre for 4 years and became his Sous Chef before leaving to go travelling.

He began working for Harbour Hotels 10 years ago and opened Kings Rhodes and Rhodes South with Gary Rhodes. He worked under Gary Rhodes for 3 years and worked his way up to Sous Chef.

When Alex Aitken opened the Jetty Restaurant he was promoted to head chef and later became Executive Chef of the Jetty and Christchurch Harbour Hotel in 2013. This was at the time that they launched the Upper Deck restaurant at the Hotel.

In 2016 he became Group Executive Chef for Harbour Hotels and was responsible for opening a further 5 hotels and restaurants within an 18 month period