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Craig has been trained from one the UKs top cookery Schools, receiving his level 4 diploma in Culinary Art at Ashburton Cookery School back in 2017. Since then, he has continued in his passion for food, working several years at another well known restaurant ‘On the Rocks’ where he worked his way up to Sous chef.

Now in his first Head Chef role, Craig demonstrates clear culinary expertise, paired with passion. His formulated cuisine takes us from a classic heritage style, highlighting the importance of primary flavours, to a wider context drawing influences from around the world.

Craig Whicker

Wellies Wine Bar & Bistro Head Chef



Here at Wellies our ethos is quite simple; we use fresh local produce, skilfully prepared and served in a welcoming environment.  Working with only what nature approves, our Seasonal dishes are matched with an equally dynamic Wine and Drinks menu. Keep an eye on what’s on, as we are committed to bring you an evolving experience, delivered by people of passion.



Is to deliver the best food using only high quality local produce. By supporting the local producers we are committing to ‘do our bit’ for climate change as well as giving back to the local community.



Kingfisher Brixham - Supply Wellies with quality fresh fish and seafood. Kingfisher are located in the fishing port of Brixham, with a prime coastal position; they source, prepare and deliver our fresh fish and seafood; directly to our kitchen.


L.G Palk are a family run traditional butchers shop, located in St.Marychurch, Torquay. 

Roots Greengrocer – They have over 30 years experience in the Fruit and Vegetable business and have supplied businesses throughout the area of Torbay during this time

Sovereign Wines -  The business was established in 1987 by Charles Steevenson from a small retail shop in the heart of Tavistock and then became incorporated in 2003, and became a premium on-trade supplier of wine. They are proud to provide a full service to many of the area's finest local businesses in Wiltshire, Somerset, Dorset and the rest of the South West of England. 

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