World-renowned restaurant Nobu London Old Park Lane has promoted Elena Baccini to General Manager. She will now lead on all operations including financial business performance, events, staff development and reservations, implementing unparalleled levels of service.
Elena’s career at Nobu London began in 1999 where she joined as a hostess and was quickly promoted to Events Manager, before moving to Milan and Paris to open further Nobu restaurants. After a brief hiatus to work for her family-run restaurant, Elena returned to open Nobu Berkeley ST as Assistant General Manager overseeing all restaurant operations. In 2017, Elena returned to Nobu London continuing in her role as Assistant General Manager.
With a career spanning two decades, Elena has played an integral role in establishing Nobu London as the successful restaurant it is today. She was also actively involved in the running of numerous high-profile events and oversaw the launch of Nobu Matsuhisa’s first cookbook.
Elena comments: “I’ve always felt there was something special about Nobu as a brand. There is a real sense of family and I am still enjoying my job just as much as I did when I started twenty years ago. I am incredibly honoured to lead the amazing team we have at Nobu London, maintaining the meticulous attention to detail that the brand is known for.”