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Guildhall Tavern Restaurant, Poole, Dorset
Meet the Team

Reg Pielesz

Reg has previously worked with some of the finest chefs including Mark Hix, Raymond Blanc, Alex Aitken and most recently James Martin in his last role as Director of food and beverage at Chewton Glen.

“Going out for dining is not just a matter of food, it's a journey that starts from the moment the door is opened for you, the smiling faces, warmth and genuine passion to encapsulate an entire experience that the guest should remember and thrive for the next visit. More than ever before, the dining experience has become a special and deeply intimate occasion to be enjoyed with only the closest of family and friends, we need to ensure this time is extraordinary, consistently great and leaves gastronomic memories to be enjoyed and relived.”

George Stoica

“I was born in Romania, but have called England our home for the last 6 years where I have grown my family with 2 beautiful children who have grown to love the country too.”

“I have 12 years extensive experience behind me with 5 star hotels, city casinos and latterly Raymond Blanc’s beautiful Brasserie in Bournemouth.”

“I love a new challenge and when approached for the role at The Guildhall Tavern with Reg, I jumped at the chance, I thrive from a busy experience and customer interaction.”

“We look forward to welcoming you all to us very soon so we can enjoy happy times together.”

Ian Gibbs

Ian, originally a Midland’s Boy settled in Bournemouth (via the Cotswolds) 16 years ago.
He is member of the British Culinary Federation, The Chefs Forum and Ambassador for the Burnt Chef Project.

With a passion for reducing food miles using the fantastic produce from around the local area, Ian has achieved awards such as The Dorset and Hampshire Chef of the Year, Rioja Chef of the Year and the 2015 contribution to industry award presented by the Christchurch Food Festival as well as many International Salon Culinaire medals in live action cooking.

Ian uses food festival demonstrations to showcase the amazing food stuffs throughout the South West with his own style, developed over many years and experiences throughout his career.

A highlight being selected to cook for HM the Queen and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh at Gloucester Cathedral for the Maundy Thursday service.

Within his South West cooking adventure, Ian achieved many AA Rosettes and held the only Michelin Bib Gourmand award In Dorset between 2013/14

Ian has enjoyed consulting throughout Dorset and Hampshire.

Guildhall Tavern Restaurant, 15 Market Street Poole, Dorset, BH15 1NB, United Kingdom. Telephone 01202 671717.