About


southseaChefs and Events is a trusted, local supplier of reliable and qualified catering staff along the south coast and with more than 30 years’ experience in the industry.

Trusted
We work with companies of all sizes, ensuring that we have a catering bank staff that can be called upon when cover is required. Developing long-term relationships with SMEs, private businesses and public services, we have earned a reputation of being the preferred source of support and back-up when required.

Experienced
We have a wealth of experience organising and coordinating catering for events and businesses large, small, formal and informal. This is reflected in our service of a seamless experience hosts and guests. We also provide marquees, hog roasts, barbecues and the catering staff to manage this. Our request forms outline the basics we require to provide a baseline quote, which we can further discuss the finer details.

Flexible
We are a flexible catering agency that works with your event or business requirements. We can provide a full team from Head Chef, sous chefs, wait staff and hostess or just the additional staff you need for an event or function. Our experience, knowledge and staff allows us to provide a tailored catering service to suit your needs.

Our values and mission
Based in Hampshire, Chefs and Events catering agency look to will send local staff who are able to offer regular commitments. We choose our catering staff based on the quality of service and culinary skills they provide.

Locations
We provide catering staff and manage private events in and around Hampshire and the surrounding counties, including Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey and West Sussex. If you have a special event that is outside of these regions, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

OUR TEAM

JAMIE HOPE

Owner of Chefs and Events Staffing, Jamie drives business forward with a pragmatic approach for clients and staff. With a background in project management and catering, he knows what clients need and want in an industry that needs flexibility with the seasons. Favourite things: Football, squash, traveling the world and trying different foods.

JESSICA – OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR

Organised, smart and likes to get things done! The key point of contact for all our catering agency staff, ensuring they all the paperwork and schedules are in place.

ROSI – OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Organised, efficient and bubbly, Rosi is the connection for staff and clients, ensuring all the paperwork and files are in order. Favourite things: Gardening, creating new dishes to treat her friends and work colleagues with and reading.

REBECCA – MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

The marketing-whizz who writes words and develops the communications strategy, making sure it’s all rather neat and tidy.

STEPHEN OWEN – OWNER OF ZEST

Stephen has travelled and lived overseas for many years and has returned to the UK with a background of hospitality management with an extensive knowledge of people placement. He is now the owner of Catering with Zest, a flexible catering service providing high-quality event management and food services to the North Wales region.
Favourite things: Sailing, cask ales, walking the dogs, experiencing new eateries (and anything to do with food) and watching the rugby.

 

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