Richie Stamp - Chef & Landlord
Richie has been in the hospitality industry for over 35 years. From assistant chef at 16 to various Head Chef roles throughout Lincolnshire including at The White Swan, Scotter 1997-2002.
Richie opened Richie's Restaurant & Café Bar in Scunthorpe in 2002 and took over The Haymaker in Bonby in 2007. After also lecturing in hospitality at North Lindsey College in Scunthorpe he opened the award winning Delicious Café in 2010.
Richie has since had various roles new product development in the food industry before taking over The Red Lion Inn, Raithby in December 2018.
Richie publishes a monthly column in the Bailgate Independent
David Mason - Landlord
Whilst Assistant Diocesan Secretary for the Diocese of Lincoln, one of his many roles was to manage The Old Palace Hotel, a 32 bedroom 'country house' hotel and wedding reception venue. As the diocese's business priorities changed he initially oversaw its complete restructure and then its eventual sale.
David has previously worked in various hospitality roles, his first two jobs being a dishwasher in a hotel and café, and then spending several years at The Oxford Playhouse and Creation Theatre in both box office and front of house positions.
Teddie - The Landlady
Teddie welcomes all of our guests and particularly their dog friends to the pub. She is ably assisted by her brother cats Badger and Buttons, who mainly work behind the scenes and only occasionally appear in the bar.
Teddie has now produced her own doggy menu for all her friends to enjoy.
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