This week get to know our manager, Hazel

What is your job title?

  • Manager

How long have you been working at The Allerford Inn?

  • Since we opened, but I have been working for Tom & Tm for 6 1/2 years!

What are your responsibilities?

  • Managing the staff, doing the rotas etc.

Do you enjoy your job & if so why?

  • Yes most of the time! As we have a great team here, and the customers are really nice.

What is your favourite meal on menu & why?

  • I like a lot of the menu! Cajun chicken, curry and the steaks are lovely.

What was your job previous to working at The Allerford Inn?

  • I worked for Tom & Tim at The Nags Head Tavern for 4 1/2 years.

What do you think your strong points are?

  • I stay calm under pressure!

What is your ultimate dream job?

  • I wanted to be a midwife, but now I think it would be nice to run/manage my own pub.

What’s your favourite season of the year & why?

  • Summer – I hate being cold!

On a night out, what do you drink?

  • Anything expect Sambuca or Jager.

What song gets you up on the dance floor every single time?

  • Nothing unless I’m really drunk.

What are your life goals?

  • To be comfortable money wise and to own my own home.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

  • Read lots.

What’s the best thing about working at The Allerford Inn?

  • It’s just a great place to work.

If you had one word to describe yourself, what would it be?

  • Calm.

What’s the one accomplishment you are most proud of?

  • Having my 3 children.

If I was to ask your current boss to tell me one thing you do that drives him crazy, what would it be?

  • Everything haha!

What’s your biggest in life?

  • Don’t know really.

What are your weaknesses?

  • I’m too soft!

Where would you like to be in 5 years time – in life, career etc?

  • To own our own house, really.

What do you least enjoy about your job?

  • Rotas, it’s a pain in the bum sometimes!

Can you give me an example of a time you felt you went above and beyond the call of the duty at work?

  • Brought flowers out of my own money for a couple who booked and said it was their anniversary, ¬†left them on the table for them and made the table look nice.

What kind of personality do you work best with?

  • Any really.

Have you enjoyed partaking in this interview?

  • Yeah it was great, thanks.

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