12.04.12 // Wood Stone Welcomes James Garton
Wood Stone is proud to announce the addition of James Garton to the Wood Stone team. James will be joining Wood Stone effective December 1st as Director of International Business Development and Corporate Chef. His primary geographic area of focus will be the Middle East and Asia.
James has over 25 years experience in the Foodservice and Hospitality industry, with great focus on the hotel segment of the market. A chef by trade, James worked for several hotel chains including Hyatt International and Hilton Hotels and Resorts before becoming a director of his own business in 2000.
During this time he began consulting for Beech Ovens Australia. Since then he has quickly become a leading authority on Stone Hearth Cooking. Now he brings that background and a deep knowledge of the Middle East and Asia markets to Wood Stone, the leading manufacturer of Stone Hearth & Specialty Commercial Cooking Equipment in the world.
From Dubai to Shanghai, James will be offering design solutions to market leading kitchen consultants, before and after sales support to a wide range of customers, and on-site training from a Chef’s perspective.