Andrew is the Director & Owner of Sadlers and oversees all aspects of the business. Originally from Stockton-on Tees, Andrew left the North East in the 1990s to begin his career as a Chef in Gloucestershire.
He was trained in high quality rosette standard establishments before moving into Hotel Management in the Cotswolds. Andrew returned to the North East in 2004 and was previously Head Chef at Hunley Hall Golf Club & The Otter & Fish at Hurworth. In 2009 he left the UK and spent 4 yrs in Germany working for the Military, where he was Head Chef for both the Sergeants & Officers Mess at Sennelager Training Camp.
Andrew opened Sadlers in 2018 to showcase his cooking within a relaxed informal atmosphere.
Jenny joined husband Andrew in the family business in September 2019.
Brought up in East Cleveland, Jenny worked in hospitality until graduating from Teesside university in Psychology. She then went on to work in the charitable sector in a number of roles including Housing, Mental health, Managing Volunteers and supporting Carers & Older People.
Jenny can usually be found either chatting to customers or cuddling doggy visitors!
Sam is Andrews younger sister and supports the family business around her full time job as a Team Manager at Axa Insurance.
She brings a wealth of experience as she previously managed a busy Bar whilst living in Chelmsford, Essex. Sam brings her experience to our Bistro Evenings and manages the shifts, whilst making awesome cocktails !
David has over 34 yrs experience working in fine dining establishments both in the UK & France. Most recently, David was at the Feversham Arms in Helmsley before joining the team to run the kitchen and assist Andrew in developing & producing new menus.
With a passion for Patisserie & Ice Creams, David also runs his own business Yorkshire Gelato with his wife Sue.
Front of House Team
Caitlin joined us in May 2021 and comes with a wealth of Bar Experience, having worked in Pubs and at large events & Festivals. Caitlin is with us on a full time basis and is passionate about Art & Music.
Lily is with us on a part time basis while she studies her A levels at Darlington College. Lily is a great Dancer & has competed in Cheerleading competitions across the country.
Autumn is studying for her A Levels with the hope of going into medicine. Autumn is naturally bubbly & friendly and, of course, another dog lover.