Alea Leeds appoints venue director

Entertainment venue Alea Leeds has appointed Charles Merchie as venue director, giving him responsibility for a 120-strong conferences and events team.

Alea Leeds appoints venue director
Alea Leeds appoints venue director

Merchie has 30 years' experience in the hospitality sector and was most recently general manager of wood Hall Hotel and Spa in Wetherby

At Alea Leeds he will oversee resturants The Leeds Kitchen by James Martin and The Bird by Vineet , five bars, a casino floor and a private cinema.

Merchie said: "I want to make more people aware of the unique package that Alea Leeds offers. How many people realise that we provide event facilities that can cater for an intimate party of ten, to 200 for dinner or a reception for 500 people?"

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