Will Hemming departs Monkey Island for Oakley Court

22 August 2019 by
Will Hemming departs Monkey Island for Oakley Court

Will Hemming has left his role of executive chef at Monkey Island in Bray, Berkshire for the head chef role at the Oakley Court in Windsor.

The independent four-silver-AA-starred, 118-bedroom Oakley Court has appointed Hemming to take over its food offerings, replacing Coalin Finn. Its two-AA-rosette restaurant the Dining Room has 85 covers and further 86 outside on the riverside terrace.

Welsh-born Hemming also previously worked as head chef of Simpson's in the Strand as well as executive sous chef at the Sky Garden in London. He joined YTL Hotels' Monkey Island hotel last year ahead of the opening in spring 2019. Monkey Island Estate is in the process of appointing a new head chef.

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