A celebrity chef is opening a restaurant at the new DoubleTree Hilton hotel in Hull

By Hull Daily Mail | Posted: 12 Oct 2017

A celebrity chef branded restaurant will be opening at the new DoubleTree Hilton in Hull city centre, which is due for completion next month.

Hilton has confirmed there will be a branded restaurant at the venue, but say final details will be revealed in "a week or two".

Throughout the UK, Hilton hotels have partnered with a variety of celebrity chefs to open new restaurants, including Marco Pierre White and Jean Christophe Novelli.

Food on the menu at Marco Pierre White steakhouse

Last year, a Marco Pierre White Steakhouse was opened at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Lincoln, and Hull could see a similar restaurant open soon.

READ MORE: First bedrooms are slotted in place at Hull's new Hilton Doubletree hotel in Ferensway

Hilton has also previously partnered with Jamie Oliver to open a Jamie’s Italian restaurant at its Hilton Tower Bridge hotel in central London.

Inside Birmingham's Marco Pierre White steakhouse in Birmingham

Director of sales at the new Ferensway hotel, Helen Symonds, confirmed the hotel would feature a celebrity branded restaurant, although concrete details will not be announced in the next couple of weeks.

Eight new jobs have been advertised for the hotel, including the role of a food and beverage assistant working in the restaurant.

READ MORE: Behind the scenes at Hull's new £25m Doubletree Hilton Hotel

The £25m hotel development will have 165 bedrooms, a rooftop bar and a 1,000 sqft ballroom for events and conferences.

It will not be the first celebrity chef branded restaurant to open in the city, with Gino DiCampo opening a new restaurant and prosecco bar at Next in Kingswood in December 2017.

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