At Jamies Catering we emphasise on ‘passion for perfection’. We understand how important it is to make your event special and more importantly a day to remember. Working closely with our committed and enthusiastic team we will ensure all your needs are met and you’re completely satisfied from start to finish.
Jamie (Managing Director & Exec Chef)
“You eat with your eyes”. These are the words Jamie has kept with him since studying catering & hospitality at Thames Valley University. After leaving TVU Jamie had numerous cheffing positions around the Windsor area, including The Castle Hotel, The Harte & Garter and The Copthorne Hotel. Eager to progress his career, Jamie then moved to the West End of London, where he worked in many high profile Gentlemen’s Clubs. It was during these positions that he cooked for the Prince of Wales, Duke of Edinburgh and even The Queen. In 2010 Jamies dreams of owning his own catering company came true, which formed the current Jamies Catering business. Cooking is Jamie’s true passion, but outside of work and when he can find the time, Jamie loves to travel, exploring new foods and dining at modern restaurants.
Danielle Mann (Events Coordinator)
Danielle originally worked for Jamies Catering as a casual waitress whilst employed at a Montessori School. This is where her passion for events grew – she soon became a full time member of the team. From your initial enquiry to the last goodbye at your event, Danielle will be there every step of the way. She recently passed her Diploma in Event Management and Marketing, a CIM accredited and internationally recognised events management course. Outside of work Danielle enjoys spending time with friends & family and loves attending theatre & music events.
Jakub Dancewicz (Chef de Partie)
Jakub is the latest addition to the ever-growing Jamies Catering team. He started his working life as an apprentice at a leading Polish hotel, then eager to progress his career he moved to London, where he has mainly worked in fine dinng restaurants. Excited with the varied aspects of a role at Jamies Catering, he moved here in 2016. His main duties include preparing and cooking in the kitchen for our core events and flagship clients. Outside of work Jakub enjoys football, has a keen interest in cars and loves spending time with his family.
Katie Hatton (Front of House)
Katie comes with a wealth of experience and knowledge from working in hotels and restaurants in the surrounding area. She has been involved with numerous outside events with us for over 3 years now and in 2016 made the full-time switch. She is now heavily involved in all aspects of the business including spending time in the office dealing with clients along with organising kitchen duties and ensuring the smooth running at many of our key events. Outside work she enjoys socialising with her friends and family and has a keen interest in movie and theatre.
Lynn Lovell (Catering Assistant)
Lynn has been involved with Jamies Catering since the early days. Where and when required, she is always at hand and heavily involved with all aspects of preparing and cooking in our busy kitchens. Outside of work Lynn loves spending evenings at the west end theatre, spending time in Spain with her grandchildren and attending regular art classes, but most of all a large glass of G&T!
Gavin Bridges (Events Chef)
Gavin is backed with over 20 years of experience within the catering industry. He has worked in numerous hotels and restaurants, the expertise he brings to Jamies Catering is second to none, hence why he is one of the teams main back of house personnel at all large events. Gavin’s comical personality is very infectious – always keeping the team spirit high. Outside of work Gavin has a passion for football and motor racing and enjoys looking after the garden.
Steve & Jo O’Mahoney (Resident DJ & Bar Mangers)
Again Steve and Jo have been involved with Jamies Catering from the start. Both are multi-functional at events but predominately can be found running the majority of our cash bars. Furthermore Steve is regularly booked for all types of music and DJ requirements. Known to keep any event in full swing he is guaranteed to accommodate all song requests and make all private and corporate events a success. Outside work Steve & Jo love attending various music festivals in their camper van, long walks with the dogs and often find themselves out with friends enjoying good food and drink.