04:52PM, Wednesday 27 April 2016
Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge has been unveiled as a new vice president of Marlow FC.
The owner of top-rated restaurant the Hand and Flowers, in West Street, who is a member of the Oak Tree Road club and often seen at home games, was given the honour in March.
Ray Frith, a director at the club since 1998, said: “Tom is a member of Marlow FC and a very supportive one.
“He doesn’t come down as much as he used to be able to, but he does still come and is very community minded and always very supportive of the club and what we do in the community.”
The chef opened The Hand and Flowers, his first Marlow restaurant, in 2005 and had been awarded two Michelin stars in 2011 – making it the first pub to receive the accolade.
His second venture, The Coach, opened in the town in November 2014.
Both businesses sponsor the club, while The Hand and Flowers is also the team’s official tracksuit sponsor.