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MARK FIELD

Operations Director

Mark oversees the day-to-day activities of the business at the VSC, he joined the venue in 2012. Mark has over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry having trained as a chef before studying Hotel Management. He has worked at venues including: Hand Picked Hotels, Phyllis Court and the Carlton Club.

Best event you have attended?

My wedding.

Favourite drink?

It depends on the occasion, but you can’t beat a good pint.

Favourite restaurant?

Terroir on the Kleine Zalze wine estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Favourite Netflix show?

Last Chance U.


Contact Mark

T: 0207 616 8306 | E: Mark.field@vsc.co.uk

JOANNA LUNN

Event Sales Manager

Joanna proactively generates income from event and conference hire of the VSC’s space to support the Club’s charitable objectives. She joined the venue in 2018. Joanna has worked in events and hospitality for a number of years and her previous roles have included working as General Manager for Compass Group where she managed the restaurants and cafes at House of Fraser, Oxford Street, and Sales and Events Manager at Sydney Town Hall and Customs House, a heritage listed venue in the centre of Sydney, Australia.

Best event you have attended?

I would have to say a spectacular event at Sydney Opera house.   

Favourite drink?

A nice crisp Chardonnay.

Favourite restaurant?

Red Lantern Vietnamese, Sydney.

Favourite Netflix show?

Grace and Frankie.


Contact Joanna

T: 0207 616 8354 | E: Joanna.lunn@vsc.co.uk

PAUL MATTOCKS

Executive Chef

Paul is responsible for all catering services at the VSC. He joined the venue in 2008. Paul has a wealth of catering experience that began at army catering college resulting in 24 years working for the Armed Forces across the world. His other catering roles have included running his own catering business in Camden and experience at KP Waterloo Hotel, Cinnamon Club Westminster, Dorchester and Fifteen, Peppermint Bars and Deleware North Wembley.

Best event you have attended?

I experienced being a delegate at the Club on a management training course for a week.

Favourite drink?

Mojito, Sparkling Water, Moretti.

Favourite restaurant?

Restaurant La Chappelle Galvin Bros.

Favourite Netflix show?

Ozark.


Contact Paul

T: 0207 616 8346 | E: Paul.mattocks@vsc.co.uk

ANTOINE SAHYOUN

Food & Beverage Manager

Antoine manages the entire food and beverage department operationally and administratively ensuring clients’ needs are met from start to finish. He joined the VSC in 2017. Antoine is largely passionate about the hospitality industry and has worked around the world honing his craft. His experience includes working with the Marriott Hotel Group in the US, Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dubai and the Four Seasons Hotel in London.

Best event you have attended?

As a secretary and active committee member of the Institute of Hospitality, I organised a networking event here at the VSC, Wonderful World of Housekeeping, with 100 attendees. The keynote speaker was Lorraine Dale (Head Housekeeper at the Royal Household).

Favourite drink?

A good single malt whisky; my favourite is Cardhu 21 years.

Favourite restaurant?

Flat Iron in Covent Garden.

Favourite Netflix show?

I do not have much time for TV. In my spare time I prefer to be outside in the fresh air, meeting with friends over a bite to eat with a good wine or whisky.


Contact Antoine

T: 0207 616 8309 | E: Antoine.sahyoun@vsc.co.uk