Chef Rimmer’s hometown brief at DoubleTree hotel

LIVERPOOL-born TV chef Simon Rimmer will add a further touch of local flavour when the city's new DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel opens in December.

The much-delayed project, at the Grade II-listed Municipal Annexe on the corner of Dale Street and Sir Thomas Street, will include Layla Brasserie - Simon Rimmer's first venue in his hometown.

The multi-million pound development is owned by racehorse and recently Salford City Reds rugby club owner Marwan Koukash, who described the restoration of the building over the l... For the full story register now for free or login below...