Peter Avis

Peter Avis

Peter Avis is a multi-award-winning customer service consultant with over 25 years’ international experience in the hospitality sector. In a career that has seen him launch high-end restaurants and some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, Peter’s rise through the hospitality industry, from dishwasher to 2009 winner of the UK Restaurant Manager of the Year, epitomizes the power of hard work and humility, along with a continued pursuit for exceptional quality and high standards.

Peter was the general manager of Babylon at The Roof Gardens in Kensington until it closed in 2018, since which he has been doing consultancy work.
Peter has taken on the position at the Galvin brothers’ Michelin-starred venue, replacing Fred Sirieix, who left in December last year after 14 years at the helm.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book hospitality & customer service speaker Peter Avis for your next event.

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Many delegates said he was the best speaker of the day. He was very funny, very real and very easy to listen to.

– The Independent Schools Association

Down to earth with a great story which resonated with our people. Was able to relate what he said to the themes of the day very well.

– The MSG Group

Peter was a pleasure to work with – we appreciated his low maintenance attitude! Peter engaged well with our student audience.

– European Study Tours

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