Meet the Team!
Employee of the Month
December is always a difficult but fantastic month to work in the pub industry, extremely busy and stressful for some and just a month of partying for others.
With the constant Christmas parties flowing our chefs get put under immense pressure to make sure all meals are delivered perfectly and Darius made sure he provided to the best of his ability.
Working overtime and coming up with a fantastic Christmas Day menu he made sure that the food was fast and served to a fantastic standard.
The Boss, The man who runs the show and keeps everyone in line. Now into his 15th year running The Billy, he has so much love for the village and everyone in it, almost as much as he loves his fosters.
The latest Supervisor in the team, working the bar as well as creating the new website, updating our media pages and always thinking of new ideas and events to plan. Keeps the more youthful customers happy and helps any party get started over the weekends.
The foundation of the pub, it would be like a plane without a pilot if Lex wasn’t around. Known to all the customers Horsley runs through Lex’s blood and she loves every customer as if they were family to her. There is a reason that our Wi-Fi password is lexyisthebest.
Our new head chef, such a fantastic attitude and finesse to his work mixed with a spectacular work ethic and some amazing creativity skills with daily specials and menu’s that he designs and produces to an exceptional standard.
Working hours on end to get the kitchen and the food to the highest of standards to keep customers full and happy.
He has also become a valued member of staff extremely quickly and has become a member of the King Billy family like a fish to water.
Every pub has to have a crazy one, we know that Tamsin is our one. Very chatty, very funny and very friendly, Tamsin will go out of her way to make sure your experience here is the best you have ever had. You will see her or hear her coming from a mile away as she will probably be dancing or singing along to the music.
The youngster of the group, but she will still ensure you have a wonderful time.
Chatty, bubbly and confident Thalia has learnt the role very quickly after following her sister’s footsteps working here.
Blair is a crucial member of staff, flown over the pond just to be with us. KP Blair helps the chefs and the waitress’ to make sure everything is perfectly clean and prepped ready for service. He also makes sure that he is the last one to leave to ensure the the kitchen sparkles at the end of shift.
Yasmin is our newest member of staff, sweet bubbly and chatty are some of the fantastic qualities that she brings to the job, always smiling and happy she is learning the trade for the first time and is picking it up very fast.
We look forward to Yasmin continuing to learn all aspect of the hospitality industry to become a highly trained member of the King Billy team.
Harry is another new member to the team, one of the few guys we have out in the front of house. Very polite and well mannered with experience coming into the role. Very chatty and helpful with a real drive and passion for learning.
Our Friday night and Sunday day trouper, you will find Kate working during our busiest times and helping ‘Billy No Mates’ on our monthly quiz night. Also our very own artist, any of the signs and sketches you see around the pub will most likely be because of Kate.
Learning all the aspects of the pub, Laura can now be seen behind the bar as well as in the restaurant working away to make your experience here as special as possible.
A fantastic attitude to working and to support her place of work, coming in to see what it’s
like on the other side of the bar on many occasions throughout.
Our very own Billy Idol you’ll spot him from a mile away and soon hear him on the radio, one of our newer younger members but has taken to the job brilliantly. Working brilliantly on Saturdays and loves to help out on our private events to help out to provide a quality service.
Another younger member of staff, Charlotte is learning the role very well, working her Friday night shift to make sure that everyone’s weekend gets of to a great start. Shy outside of work but comes alive when she gets to work.