Sean Granger has been appointed as the General Manager of Granny Mouse Country House and Spa, effective from 01 May 2013.
Described as a “dependable hospitality professional” by peers and with a decade of seasoned experience under his belt, Capetonian born and bred Sean will lead the team overseeing structure, procedure and controls. “My service standards align perfectly with those of Granny Mouse Country House and Spa,” adds Sean.
After completing Matric, Sean wasted no time in accepting an employment offer from his father at Translux Passenger Services and while working closely with hotels he soon seized an in-house training opportunity at Protea Hotels. Sean’s natural affinity and passion for hospitality flourished at an early stage and he was soon offered a position as a deputy general manager at the age of twenty six.
Today, Sean has managed numerous 5-star hotels such as the likes of the Mont La Rochelle in Franschoek where until recently where he was general manager of both the hotel and the vineyards; Greenways Boutique Hotel in Claremont as the general manager and as the front office manager at the Village Hotel of Spier in Stellenbosch among others. While under Sean’s sterling management, numerous hotels earned studious professional achievements ranging from Best Restaurant awarded by Great Wine Capital of the World, Top 10 Best Hotel Restaurant by Eat Out People’s Choice Awards to the Trip Advisor Award of Excellence and the AA Travel Awards. As a recipient of a diamond winner 2011 and gold winner 2009 Diners Club Wine list Competition, Sean will ensure that the F&B philosophy remains to the highest standards with Granny Mouse Country House and Spa having won Diamond status for the Diners Club International Winelist Awards for three consecutive years.
As a family man, Sean is not alone in joining the Granny Mouse family as his wife, Chantelle and 2 ½ year old son, Liam will be at his side. “Gill Bowmaker and the Granny Mouse team not only drew me in with their charm and high standards, but also as a tight knit family. I am a firm believer in family.”
“Sean, as my right hand man will ensure the highest level of guest satisfaction and plays a vital role in Granny Mouse remaining as memorable as it is,” concludes Gill Bowmaker, Owner of Granny Mouse Country House and Spa.