New head chef announced for Manchester House

Aiden Byrne has moved into a new role at Manchester House to take on a bigger role across Living Ventures’ portfolio of restaurants. These include Pan Asian fine dining restaurant Australasia, Artisan, Blackhouse, Grand Pacific, Gusto and the Alchemist brands.

In his place, Nathaniel Tofan has been promoted to head chef of the four-AA-rosette restaurant.

Byrne will continue to advise on menu development at Manchester House in his new capacity.

Aiden Byrne was raised in Merseyside and comes from a humble background. Head Chef by the tender age of 22, he has worked in many Michelin-Starred establishments including Adlards, Tom Aikens, Pied A Terre and The Commons.

Aiden spent a long time in London mastering his skills and focusing his passion. Yearning to move closer to home with his family, Aiden opened Manchester House with Living Ventures in 2013. A passion project which has won Aiden both critical acclaim and a loyal fan base.

Stuart Goulden

Lead Consultant