With more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, he started his career at 16 and quickly rose through the ranks to his first management role when he was aged just 20.
“Pesto at the Dicconson Arms is a fantastic restaurant, it’s a real meeting hub for the local community,” said Woodhouse (pictured).
“I’m really looking forward to getting to know our patrons and developing the community feel further.
“The restaurant is just stunning. It’s a beautiful building, in a fantastic location and we take pride in making sure every guest has the best experience they can. If they’re happy, then I’m happy!”
Founded eight years ago by Neil Gatt and Sara Edwards, Cheshire-based Pesto specialises in reopening pubs and introducing an affordable food offering based on piattini, Italian small plates, with most priced between £4 and £5.