New GM & Head Sommelier for The London Edition hotel

Today, David Stanton has been announced as General Manager at The London Edition in W1, and Giuseppe D’Aniello has been appointed Head Sommelier at the hotel's restaurant, Berners Tavern.

Previously Director of Food & Beverage at Four Seasons Hotels and Rosewood Hotels, Stanton (pictured left) has been in hospitality his entire working life. He moved to London in early 2017 and took up his first role with Marriott International as Hotel Manager of The London Edition.

Stanton has led The London Edition team as Acting General Manager since the summer of 2020. He commented, ‘It’s an honour to be at the helm of this gorgeous hotel and working alongside our incredible hard-working and passionate team. I am looking forward to re-opening and bringing the hotel back.”

The new Head Sommelier at Berners Tavern, D’Aniello (pictured right) was previously Head Sommelier and Wine Buyer at the Lanesborough and ran the wine program at the hotel. He has been in the industry for more than ten years.

D’Aniello has also worked at Nobu, Locanda Locatelli (one-star Michelin), Edwardian Group and Roka (Azumi Group) in the past. In 2019, he became a Certified CMS.