No 33 Meet The Team

Whitchurch, Shropshire
Open Tuesday to Saturday from 4pm.
01948 665553

Our Team


Stuart Collins

Stuart is Co owner and Chef, and has worked in some amazing places such as New York, London, Devon, Doha and Whitchurch!

After graduating, Stuart worked with Michael Caines MBE at Gidleigh Park, Devon. Four years later, he worked for Gordon Ramsay, at the 3 Michelin starred Restaurant in London, and then to New York, working at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay and Maze.

After five years, Stuart returned to the UK, and to Michael Caines, as Executive Chef at the Abode Hotel, Chester.  In late 2011 a role in Doha, Qatar, tempted Stuart to travel again and he worked across four varying hospitality projects in the Qatar Foundation. 2017 saw Stuart return to the UK and opened Docket No33.

 Frances Collins

Frances is Co owner and Restaurant Manager, with an amazing passion for food, and has a personality that is bubbly at all hours of the day!

With experience in Restaurant Management, Sales and Marketing, Frances has been involved opening many restaurants and bars across the North West of England and the Middle East.

Frances has worked with great names such as Chef Michael Caines, Chef Guy Savoy, and at the Four Seasons Hotel, Doha.


Richard Bancroft

Richard is second in command! Richard comes from a family of ice cream makers, and has inherited a love for anything sweet!

Although he has a natural skill with sugar, Richard pulls out the occasional savoury delight; most impressive to date is our signature Beer Bread.

Richard has a wealth of experience in pastry and responsible for creating our famous beer bread.