Carl Wild appointed head chef at The Samling in Windermere
Published 08 March 2022

Carl Wild has been appointed head chef at The Samling in Windermere, Cumbria, where he will work under executive chef Robby Jenks.

Wild arrives at the hotel after almost seven years at the nearby Gilpin, where he was also head chef. Wild said: "I'm incredibly excited about joining the Samling, and working in a such a beautiful location, using the wide array of wonderful local and seasonal ingredients – many grown in the Samling's extensive kitchen garden. I am looking forward to producing an exciting and innovative menu."

Jenks added: "We are delighted to welcome Carl and know that he will help elevate the Samling's already strong reputation for dining. It signifies just one of the innovative changes we have made to the Samling's offerings and positions our culinary experiences as some of the best in the UK."

First published in our sister publication CODE Hospitality