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Palé Hall Hotel Celebrates Culinary Excellence and Sustainable Practices with Retained Accolades under New Head Chef Sam Griffiths

Palé Hall Hotel, nestled in the serene landscapes of Snowdonia, proudly continues its legacy of culinary excellence and sustainability with the retention of its prestigious Green Michelin Star. The hotel’s Henry Roberton restaurant has also been reinspected and awarded 3 AA Rosettes under the leadership of new Head Chef Sam Griffiths. These accolades reaffirm the hotel’s unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled hospitality experiences while championing environmental stewardship in the heart of North Wales.

Palé Hall Hotel’s dedication to sustainability is exemplified by its clean, completely carbon-neutral source of electricity, produced from an on-site hydro-electric generating plant. This pioneering initiative, recognized with Wales’ first Green Michelin Star in 2021, underscores the hotel’s unwavering commitment to minimizing its environmental footprint while providing guests with an eco-conscious luxury experience.

Further bolstering its culinary prowess, Palé Hall Hotel proudly retains its 3 AA Rosettes, following reassessment with Sam Griffiths at the helm. A testament to the exceptional quality and innovation showcased in its fine dining restaurant, The Henry Robertson Dining Room. The culinary team continues to push the boundaries of gastronomic excellence, sourcing locally wherever possible to support Welsh farmers and reduce carbon emissions.

“While we are immensely proud of our team’s culinary achievements, retaining our Green Michelin Star and 3 AA Rosettes under Head Chef Sam Griffiths’ leadership holds particular significance for us,” said Debbie Cappadona, General Manager of Palé Hall Hotel. “These accolades underscore our unwavering dedication to sustainability and culinary excellence, ensuring that every guest experience at Palé Hall Hotel is not only unforgettable but also environmentally conscious.”

Palé Hall Hotel’s sustainability efforts extend beyond its cuisine, encompassing various eco-friendly initiatives such as complimentary electric vehicle charging stations powered by the hydro generating system and maintaining pesticide-free grounds to support biodiversity and wildlife habitats.

In addition to celebrating the achievements of the culinary team, Palé Hall Hotel proudly acknowledges Senior Sous Chef Joshua Morris’s recent recognition as Welsh Chef of the Year 2024. This award further solidifies the hotel’s reputation for nurturing culinary talent. Notably, both Sam Griffiths and Joshua Morris have received this prestigious accolade, with Chef Griffiths earning the honor in 2021.