Former GM of Claridges joins Café Royal, London as new Managing Director

The Set, the hotel collection behind Café Royal, London, Conservatorium, Amsterdam and the Lutetia, Paris is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Kochs as Managing Director for Café Royal. Thomas joins the company as The Set continues to build and develop Café Royal as a truly iconic luxury destination in the London market.

Previously, Thomas held the position of General Manager of Claridge’s part of Maybourne Hotel Group for the past five years, during which time he has continued to build upon the hotel’s heritage; developing and refining the hotels’ restaurant and bars including the acclaimed partnership with Chef Simon Rogan to bring ‘Fera’ to Claridge’s. Thomas’s career with Maybourne Hotel Group spans 15 years during which time he has held Hotel Management positions in two of the company’s properties including the relaunch and opening of the Connaught.

Thomas Kochs, new Managing Director – Cafe Royal, London