The London Kitchen
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Our team is led by managing director, Damian Clarkson, who has worked for some of the biggest names in event catering, including The Admirable Crichton, Rhubarb Food Design and Mosimann’s.

Damian is supported by one of the most recognised and talented teams in the industry who share decades of experience between them. Click on a member of the team to find out more about them.

If you are passionate about what you do and think you’ve got what it takes to be a part of The London Kitchen team please contact us today with your CV and a covering letter. We’d love to hear from you.
Our talented chefs

Our Talented Chefs

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Our Talented Chefs

The London Kitchen Chefs, whilst being vastly experienced, are always on the look out for new ideas and innovation in the kitchen. They can turn their hand to any cuisine and enjoy using the finest seasonal produce to create sensational food for your events. Led by Head Chef Chris, our cohesive team work together to deliver extraordinary fare every time.

If you are interested in joining this team of talented individuals- get in contact today, we’d love to hear from you.

Alessandro

Warehouse and Operations Manager

Alessandro

Nana

Kitchen Manager

Nana

Eleanor

Planning and Event Sales

Eleanor

Eleanor is a dedicated Event Planner with over eight years of experience. Eleanor started her event career at 19. Having worked in the charity, corporate and hospitality industry both on the operational side and planning, Eleanor moved to The London Kitchen to pursue her career in the catering business.

Eleanor’s passion for event planning has led her to plan some of the UK’s best events but out all the events she plans her favourite type of event is a wedding. In Eleanor’s spare time she enjoys going to the gym and finding hidden restaurants in London.

Claire

Senior Event Planner

Claire

Claire is a creative senior event planner with over 11 years of experience. She worked for some of London’s top event companies including Create Food and Party Design and has planned events at London’s most prestigious venues from intimate dinners for two to award dinners for 1,200 guests. Outside of work Claire loves visiting London’s newest restaurants and bars, always looking for inspiration to put back into events as well as travelling the world with her camera.

Chris

Head Chef

Chris

Over the last 20 years has worked in all areas of the food industry from pubs and restaurants, hotels and now event catering. He enjoys modern British fine dining and finding ways to reinvent or put modern twists on old favourites. What drives and satisfies him is executing a dinner for several hundred guests knowing that it won’t be faulted or forgotten. Chris has worked with some of the UK’s most renowned chefs including Phill Howard, Tom Kerridge, Adam Simmonds and James Petri all of who inspire me with modern and current trends. Chris says “there aren’t’ many careers that after 20 years continue to challenge and inspire, I couldn’t see myself enjoying anything else nearly as much”.

Damian

Managing Director

Damian

Following an extensive career working for some of the biggest names in event catering from The Admirable Crichton to  Rhubarb Food Design and Mosimann’s, Damian felt it was about time to set up his own event catering company. And so The London Kitchen was born.

Decades of experience in the industry have seen Damian cater for a wealth of esteemed clients; including the Duchy of Cornwall, Tom Ford and The Rolling Stones to name but a few. He enjoys mentoring hospitality students at Oxford Brookes University and on BBC’s The Apprentice and has also judged a number of industry awards including Young Guns for Young Leaders in Hospitality and the British Wedding Industry Awards.

Pierre

Project Chef

Pierre

For 12 years Pierre has worked at some of the best fine dining restaurants. Working with The London Kitchen has sparked a new passion event catering where Pierre is brining his fine dining experience to corporate events. Pierre is a firm believer of ‘never stop learning’.

Abi

Senior Front of House Manager

Abi

Abi’s worked at some amazing venues in London working for the best event catering companies in London, so she’s excited to see what the next five years have in store!

The best event Abi has been to was V fest with her friends – in particular dancing to Beyoncé. The best event she’s worked on was On Blackheath Chefs Club – the chefs were inspiring. Her last supper would be a simple, yet delicious combination: toast with bovril and butter with a slice of cheese and a packet of mini cheddars. Abi’s always the first on the dance floor and the last one to leave!

 

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