The pair have been handed the
task after impressing in the Harrow branch of the same chain.
They were offered the chance
to spearhead the launch of the Coventry venue, which turned out to be
a journey home for Beamish.
He grew up in Coventry before
moving into the bar industry and leaving for London 15 years ago - his
parents still live in Wyken.
Despite being a successful
management duo in Harrow, Beamish, aged32, admits that he and partner
Hayley did not have to think twice before accepting the new role.
"Working in this trade
can take you anywhere in the country and it was a pure co-incidence
that when we were offered such a great opportunity it happened to be
where I grew up.
"The Litten Tree is a
very successful brand and I am sure the Coventry site is going to be
embraced by revellers in the city, we wanted to be part of that.
"Although working in
Harrow was great, the chance to be involved in somewhere like this
from the start and have a hand in building that success was too good
Hayley, aged 25, is confident
that The Litten Tree will prove popular and is hoping that it will
kick-start the envisaged 'restaurant quarter'.
"This end of the city
centre has not taken off as planned but the reputation that The
Litten Tree has for food and entertainment should bring people down
"Hopefully that will be
the signal for things to really move forward.
"We will have a
capacity of close to 500 and will operate serving food all day and
then transform into a light hearted party venue at night."
The Litten Tree is due to open
in early October and has a 12am licence in the week and 1am at