Executive Chef, Niall Keating, joined Whatley Manor in 2017, having previously worked around the world at some of the finest Michelin starred restaurants; Benu, Sat Bains, Kong Hans Kaelder.
In October 2017 Niall was awarded a coveted Michelin star in less than a year of joining Whatley Manor, a huge achievement.
Niall is now featured in the UK & Ireland Michelin Guide 2018 and noted for making his mark with his “daring and innovative cooking”.
The achievement of his first star and his gastronomic skills have gained further praise from Michelin, Niall has just been awarded Michelin Young European Chef of the Year 2018, a hugely prestigious accollade collected in front of some of the worlds best chefs.
Niall draws inspiration from many different cuisines, including Korean, Japanese and classic French. Niall’s cuisine is very much ‘of the moment’.
Michelin quotes ” Niall’s cooking balances contemporary and classic styles and features some intriguing Asian influences.”
There are exciting times ahead for the gasronomic experience at Whatley Manor with Niall and his talented team in the kitchens.