Meet the team
The heart of every country pub is the community, and at the Millbrook Inn we believe in this philosophy
Re-opening under new management our team may have changed, but our love for the community definitely hasn't.
Each of our members of staff have a passion for what they do so get to know the team and find out what makes us special.
Charles Brooking - GENERAL MANAGER
Having worked within the pub for many years, Charles will already be known to many, but for those of you who don't know him, let us introduce you. A graduate of the European Bartending School, New York Campus & over 10 years of experience Charles has a passion for hospitality, bringing professionalism and dedication to everything he does.
Chloe Jukes - A. GENERAL MANAGER
With 3+ years of experience as a restaurant host in London, Chloe is passionate about customer service, ensuring everyone leaves with a smile. Fully trained in performing arts, you may hear her talents from time to time livening up the pub with incredible live music.
Dave Gobbett - HEAD CHEF
Growing up just down the road, South pool is where he ended up spending most of his time. He moved away from the area and spent some time near London, training and running the kitchen at some fantastic places, as well as cooking in a private hunting lodge where he developed his personal style of cooking. Now he's come back to his most beloved country pub to enhance what is already a fantastic pub and show off some of the most incredible produce in the country.
Jacob Austin - SOUS CHEF
Our friendly sous chef who is always keeping up team moral. After some seasons away carving up the slopes on his snowboard he’s returned to carve in the kitchen, whipping up delicious food for our guests.
James Hirst - PATISSERIE CHEF
A local guy he’s always enthusiastic in coming up with fresh, innovative ideas to try out. With experience running South Devon Pizza Company, he is used to catering for the local clientele. Having worked at the Millbrook before he’s come back to join us
Naomi Heygate - BARISTA / WAITRESS
With 5+ years of experience as a barista and waitress in the local area she is known by many local faces. Now on our team, she is here as our in house barista making delicious coffee and serving customers with a smile.
Emily Brooking - MARKETING MANAGER
Studying in London at Condé Nast, then moving onto roles in magazine partnerships, Emily is experienced in marketing, advertising, and business development. A local to the area she is passionate about the beauty of the South Hams and celebrating the businesses within.