Welcome to Chapter One

With its welcoming ambience and award winning Executive Chef, Chapter One is the exclusive dining destination for business, pleasure, or the perfect combination of both. Featuring a robust selection of wines, both à la carte and table d’hôte menus for lunch and dinner, Chapter One was created to comfortably seat up to 60 guests*. So the next time you find yourself searching for an elegant and exclusive dining experience in Ghana, look no further than Chapter One.

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Executive Chef Ruby Paintsil


With over 25 years’ experience in restaurant hospitality, Chef Ruby has held the position of Head Chef at a number of prestigious companies in the UK, such as Sanctuary Spa, BBC Television Centre and Restaurant Associates, the fine dining division of the world renowned contract catering company, Compass UK. She has also won several institutions awards such as the BBC’s Customer Champion Award and from Thames Valley University the Director of Estates Employee of the Year Award and the Enhancing the Student Experience Award. Now, Chef Ruby has brought her unique style of cooking with an ethnic twist and fusion flair to Ghana, and she will be introducing Accra to a luxurious interpretation of fine dining by creating menus that reflect her passions and inspired ideas.

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Wine & Cocktails

Wine & Cocktails at Chapter One

With the help of our very own house sommelier, Chapter One has created a robust and carefully curated wine list from the vast vineyards of South Africa to numerous boutique vineyards from around the world.

We also provide our guests with an intimate cocktail lounge and bar, offering a wide selection of cocktails and spirits made with the finest ingredients. And if you’re looking for something a little more special, try one of our delicious signature cocktails. It’s a decision you won’t regret. 

If you are interested in becoming a member of our exclusive wine club, simply email us at barrels@villamonticello.com for further information.

Meetings & Events

Event Planning at Chapter One

At Chapter One, attention to detail is the norm rather than the exception. Our highly skilled and motivated events team is here to ensure that events are seamlessly organized and perfectly executed. Whether you’re looking to hold a board meeting, a private dinner, cocktail party or even a large wedding reception, we will ensure that all of your requirements are met to the standard and quality one would expect from an award winning international luxury boutique hotel.

Creativity is at the heart of Chapter One. And when it comes to menu design, we pride ourselves on the expertise of our Executive Chef, Ruby Paintsil, whose main focus has always been to create delicious, innovative food and present it beautifully. Our food is created with a love for fresh ingredients that are expertly sourced by our team, in an effort to deliver bold, seasonal flavours and beautifully presented dishes.


At Chapter One, we believe that every wedding is unique, so our approach is to take our award winning standards, and tailor them around you. Our experienced events team will work with you to design a bespoke menu that reflects your personal style, complementing the overall look and feel of your wedding day. It’s our way of making sure your wedding day is as tasteful as can be in more ways than one.

Corporate Events

We understand the importance of producing high impact corporate events. We are experienced at producing business events of all sizes for a wide range of corporate clients. So whether you are planning an intimate gourmet breakfast or a large conference, you can rely on us to make it happen.

Private Events

If you are planning an intimate dinner party, a birthday or an engagement celebration, Chapter One is on hand to design the perfect seasonal menu to complement the theme or design of your event. From a formal dinner to a fun and relaxed BBQ, our skilled team is here to deliver an unforgettable experience for everyone invited.

Chapter One at Home

Charm your guests by inviting Chapter One’s world-class cuisine into your home. Whether you are planning an intimate dinner for two or having a group of friends over, Chapter One will happily take care of the food and drinks, so you can sit back and do what’s truly important to you, spending time with your guests.

*Maximum number of 60 guests includes additional outdoor seating, weather permitting of course.