Joe and Keeley
It’s a family affair. Husband and wife duo, Joe and Keeley own and run Crumplebury. The couple care deeply about the experience of sharing delicious food with favourites and the magic that can be created when all of the elements of this experience are just right. They welcome Crumplebury guests to their home in Whitbourne with huge warmth. Before returning to the shire, Joe and Keeley lived in Jersey, Mumbai and most recently in Manila. With a passion for eating out, they enjoyed some truly exceptional restaurant experiences around the world. Crafted with enormous care, love and ambition, Crumplebury celebrates the history of Whitbourne Estate and the Evans family, whilst capturing some of the world-leading hospitality that Joe and Keeley have been blessed to enjoy in their lives. The result is something truly special.
Meet Wayne, our General Manager. Wayne‘s career in hospitality spans over twenty years. He has a wealth of experience and wisdom. Wayne is passionate about delivering an exceptional customer experience and loves to surprise and delight his guests. He derives particular joy from creating and delivering a leading food and beverage proposition with ethical and sustainable food cultures. He loves the Crumplebury story and how Green Cow Kitchens sits at the heart of our home farm. In the past, Wayne has created kitchen garden, pop-up restaurants, food festivals and the iconic Low-Tide event on Tresco. Wayne’s extensive background in luxury hospitality, sensitively delivered, includes nine years as part of Tresco’s Senior Management Team. We feel so lucky to have him lead our herd and are truly delighted that Wayne has found his home at Crumplebury.
Meet Gabriella, our Events Manager. Gabriella is fabulously stylish, impressively organised and has spectacular attention to detail. She loves to work closely with people, curating events that are completely personal to them and delights in organising the little touches that will be forever remembered. Before joining the Crumplebury herd, Gabriella ran her own international wedding business. Prior to this, she worked for Nando’s HQ in London, where she coordinated and ran large events both in the UK and abroad. She understands events of all shapes and sizes and delights in making the most extraordinary ideas come to life at Crumplebury.