Shropshire Star

Waiter turned hotel owner tells trade secrets in new book

A man who started as a part time waiter in Shropshire and went on to forge a highly successful career in the hotel business is launching his book in the town where he began working.

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David Woodward started his working life as a part-time waiter at the Wynnstay in Oswestry.

His book, Confessions of a Waiter, tells of the highs and lows of his profession.

He says it goes behind the scenes, reveals trade secrets, and introduces the reader to the lives of visiting celebrities.

After working across the world, David owned the Keats Cottage Hotel, in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight. He also feature in the television hospitality series Four in a Bed.

David will launch his book in a free event at Oswestry Cricket Club on Wednesday chatting on stage to the Oswestry Film Society's James Bond and taking questions.

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