Richard Brown - Director
A committed caterer with over 30 year’s experience running pubs & restaurants. Worked with Anthony & Tracy Hancock in developing and expanding the Blubeckers & Edwinns restaurants, was then MD of the business until it was incorporated into The Restaurant Group in 2007.
Married to Julia with a family of 5 sons, 3 of whom are currently working in the business. Richard is keen on keeping fit, staying young and supporting Brentford FC!
Anthony Hancock - Director
Anthony started young , opening the first of the many Blubeckers outlets at the age of 20 with Tracy, who later became his wife (and also a Pearmain Director) and mum to their five offspring! His first and only job was as an apprentice mechanic, but soon discovered the joys of eating out, and watching happy restaurant customers asking to pay their bill after having a great time. He was hooked.. These days he uses his extensive business background to support the wonderful Pearmain team, many of whom he has worked with for a very long time, and that is something which he is truly proud of.
Graham Day - Kitchen Director
Graham’s career started at the celebrated London restaurant Peter Langhams as a Junior Commis. In the next few years he developed his skills including cooking for Charles and Diana in Chelsea, becoming a head chef at only 25! From there he moved to Blubeckers to join Richard & Anthony where he remained for the next 17 years – climbing up to Executive Chef. Graham is passionate about food, he and his team of over 70 strive to produce the best dining experience for all our customers. Grahams long term partner Miroslava is also a chef, based at The Wheatsheaf, where she continues to be a great support to Graham and the business.
Duncan Mcliesh - Operations Director
Hospitality graduate Duncan's career started in pubs, he then moved on to contract catering, hotels and restaurants. He has brought all his experience back to what he is passionate about. Great food, great service and great pubs! Duncan is married to Christie who works at the Red Lion Horsell. They have two gorgeous girls, Bonnie & Lyla.