* I am a young, attractive, male, 31 years old, single, medium build. I live in the Midlands, have my own transport and house, and I am a teacher. I am seeking someone who is compatible, caring and understanding. Age, looks, location and nationality are unimportant. I enjoy cooking and socialising. Please write to me. Box no 6
* Fun-loving, 31-year-old, female chef seeks similar guy for good times. Hobbies include music, going out to eat and keeping fit. Wiltshire area. Box no 7
* I am a Kenyan, 28 years old, 5ft 4in tall, working as maŒtre d'hotel in one of the leading four-star hotels in Kenya. Currently looking for a job in Europe or the USA. I love travelling, making friends and thinking hard. Looking for a smart girl from anywhere in this world ready for a serious commitment. Contact Lawrence G Kinyua, Utalii Hotel, PO Box 31067, Nairobi, Kenya. E-mail: email@example.com
* Mark Bellerby is looking for Austin Charlton. Last known as executive chef at the Fownes hotel in Worcester around 1999-2000. Austin was Mark's best man in August 1999 and is godfather to his daughter. Would be great to get in touch. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
if you know where Austin is.
* I am trying to contact a past colleague who was head chef at the Sackville hotel in Hove, East Sussex, in 1993. His name is Dennis Bowen and he used to live in Middlesbrough. Contact Jimi Montgomery on 020 7771 6204, or e-mail email@example.com
* I am trying to contact an old friend and colleague called Simon Waters. We worked in Bournemouth in the late 1970s, and he was still in the Dorset/Hampshire/New Forest area in the early 1980s. He was a chef de partie in those days. If you think you know him, please pass on the message: it would be great to hear from you! Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
* I am trying to track down ex-students who were at Stafford College 1968-72 studying catering; particularly Peter Cooper, Alf, Alan, Paula and Yvonne Froggot. Dorothy Andrews, email@example.com
* I am looking for Gertrude Chacha, whose phone number I have lost. Please could you contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org To place a personal ad:
e-mail your submission to email@example.comTo answer a box number:
write to Caterer & Hotelkeeper Personals, Quadrant House, The Quadrant, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5AS.
Please put the box number on the outside of the envelope so we can forward it unopened.