David Morgan-Hewitt is Managing Director of The Goring, London’s oldest family owned five star luxury hotel.
He studied law and history at Durham where he graduated with a BA in 1986. After several years working in
restaurants he joined The Goring as Restaurant Manager in 1990. In 1996 he was made General Manager and
became Managing Director of the company in 2006.
David is a Master Innholder, Chairman of Pride of Britain, Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality, Liveryman of The
Worshipful Company of Innholders, Freeman of the City of London, Honorary Catering Advisor to The Army.
He has also been past Chairman of the St Julian Scholars, past President of the Reunion des Gastronomes, past
Chairman of the Independent Advisory Panel to the Royal Logistics Corps, past London committee member
Springboard and past Chairman West One General Managers Association.
David was awarded the Manager of the Year Catey in 2010. He is Honorary Doctor of Lit from the University of
West London. He is the Grantee for the Royal Warrant from Her Majesty The Queen for The Goring – The Goring
is the first hotel ever to be granted a Royal Warrant by The Queen.