An Exceptional Hotelier Family with Passion for Hospitality: The Pig’s Founders Robin & Judy Hutson, and Head Kitchen Gardener Ollie Hutson #37
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Robin Hutson’s extraordinary impact on the hospitality industry earned him an OBE in 2022’s New Year’s Honours, being part of one of the country’s most impactful family hotel chains.

With Judy Hutson alongside bringing an influential eye for design, and son Ollie Hutson’s mastery of a quality kitchen garden, this family’s clearly well-versed in combining their extraordinary skills.

The trio join us on It Runs In The Family to discuss their approach to viewing the team as a huge extended family, how they come together in times of hardship, retaining their family values through any business structure, and so much more!

This episode covers:

  • Robin’s illustrious hotelier history, from Hotel du Vin to The Pig hotel chain
  • How Ollie observed and learned from so much of his parents’ business acumen through formative years
  • The huge cultural impact of Judy’s hotel designs throughout their chains
  • Upholding the family values through a future involving the introduction of private equity
  • Celebrity anecdotes from their history, involving the likes of David Bowie, Angela Hartnett and Mark Nix

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