TestimonialWe knew the first time that we met James that we wanted him to do our wedding catering. He seemed to know that fantastic food served in a relaxed way was important to us. His flexibility with our menu choices was brilliant. We had exactly the food we wanted and the way James prepared, cooked and served it was unbelievable. I remember the week of the wedding James called to say he was having sleepless nights over our sea-bass! He was worried that when cooking 75 on a BBQ one or 2 might stick. He asked would we mind if he served them in individually wrapped paper parcels – Of course we wouldn’t! It was like unwrapping your own delicious present on your plate, we loved it and really appreciated your thoughtfulness. All of our guests complemented your food – particularly the fish/pea/rosti canapé! And I’ve seen many, many photos of you slaving over a BBQ of 50+ steaks taken by our awe-struck friends! We can’t thank you enough.
TestimonialI have known James for about 10 years, both as the landlord of the Langton Arms and as the provider of outside catering services to Strutt & Parker at a variety of prestigious events in the East Midlands.For a number of years he has organised and delivered a finger buffet lunch for 200 people on two successive days at the Cereals Event which is one of the top Agricultural Shows held at a variety of venues in Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire. Our guests have always commented on the quality and variety of the food and the imaginative menus. James and his very friendly team have helped ensure that our stand at Cereals is the first port of call for our guests at lunchtime.James provided a highly successful sit down buffet lunch for about 50 people on our stand at the CLA Game Fair when it was held at Belvoir Castle. That he managed to produce such a delicious menu in circumstances where the facilities were at a minimum is a clear demonstration of his talents as a chef and of his talents for improvisation.Our office in Market Harborough has held a number wine tasting evenings for fellow professionals in the locality and James has provided the catering to go with the wine. The evenings have been an unqualified success with many flattering comments for James and his team.I work with a variety of caterers all over the UK and I have always found James to be thoroughly professional and more importantly he delivers what he says he will and his staff always have a smile.Rodney VigneShows and Exhibitions ManagerStrutt & Parker LLP
TestimonialIf you're planning a wedding you'll already know just how stressful it can be at times....but not with James. James was not only was an absolute joy to work with at our wedding, but the food and service he provided was simply impeccable! James listened so well to what Paul and I wanted for our wedding guests and provided a menu that astounded us all. So many of our guests told us they had never had such great food, not only at a wedding, but in general terms!I had high expectations for my own wedding, as I'm sure any bride would, but rest assured James met them!Paul and I would recommend him, and the superb service that he provides to anybody!
TestimonialWhen we decided to hold a party in the garden for my daughter's 40th birthday the initial thoughts were to cater ourselves but then we were concerned that we wouldn't be able to spend time with people as we would be too busy looking after food. We considered various options but were impressed with the sample menues which James sent. We met up with him and found him to be very pleasant and helpful and so went ahead and booked him to provide the food. I am always concerned when using outside caterers that there will not be enough food but I need have no worries where James was concerned. There was more than enough food and the quality and presentation were excellent. People still talk about the food 5 months after the event. His prices were extremely reasonable also. It really made the day go well.We would not hesitate to book James again or recommend him to anyone.Pauline Spriggs