“Cooking is like love, it should be entered into in abundance, or not at all”

500 years of history, a sense of occasion and just a little theatre.

John Cash

The Beadle


J ohn joined the Royal Navy as a Steward in 1976 and left 30 years later as a Warrant Officer 1 Steward. Serving in every type of warship and running Admiral’s Residences both at home and abroad. His final appointment in the Royal Navy was as the Steward’s Training Office responsible for the training of all Stewards’ at every level.

Moving to the City of London he became the Hall Manager and Beadle to the Worshipful Company of Innholders’ in 2006 in, 2007 became the Beadle to WCO Cook’s and then in 2011 became the Ward Beadle to Dowgate Ward and Alderman Alison Gowman. Married for 35 years John has two children Ben 28 and Reanne 25. A regular runner, keen gardener and with an unhealthy obsession with Manchester City!

Awarded the MBE in the 2007 New Years honor’s list for services to the Royal Navy.