Joanna’s Catering Blog

Garden party wedding in Berkeley

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  A really beautiful wedding with a garden party theme in the Bride’s parents garden. Pimm’s and canapés on the lawn, followed by a fork buffet, then later a pig roast and a huge party.

Summer Party in Bath

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A beautiful summers day in lovely Bath – perfect for a relaxed party to celebrate a 21st birthday.  

Cheltenham Wedding Show 2013

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As an advertiser in the Cotswold Bride magazine I attended the show at Cheltenham Race Course Delighted to make contact with the following businesses The Broadway Florist – beautiful floral display www.broadway-florist.com and Lick the Spoon www.lickthespoon.co.uk  delicious pralines. The Cheese Works of Cheltenham, www.cheeseworks.co.uk  had …

Corporate Catering – New Office Warming Party – Swindon

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We had great fun catering a New Office Warming party for a Corporate in Swindon this week. The client was delighted. Dear Jo Thanking you for helping to make our new office opening party a success. You took on board …

Cotswold Cottage Catering

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A steady source of booking that I have is from parties staying at one of the many splended cottages, manor and farm houses that are available in this area, from Moreton in the Marsh and Broadway, to Tewkesbury and the Severn vale, Bristol, Bath, the …

Joanna Parker Corporate Catering – Gartner Outsourcing & Strategic Partnerships Summit – October 2012

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Well, I have just set out my canapes ordered by a client exhibiting at the Summit at The Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster Bridge Road, London. http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/emea/outsourcing/ The theme chosen is Eastern European, so cavier, blinis, salmon and plenty of vodka! Nostrovia!

Teepee Wedding and Harvest Festival – October 2012

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I had great pleasure in catering this wedding this weekend. As you can see the setting and amenities were slightly unusual but this did not stop us making sure the venue looked lovely for the bride and groom. The theme …

Whatever the weather – Joanna Parker Catering will blow you away! – September 2012

This wasn’t an event I catered but it seems always a good idea to peg down the hospitality tent especially when a tropical storm is coming through. Fortunately the guests were very sporting and hands on – and quickly left their …

Cotswold Wedding – in a Yurt

This weekend’s wedding setting was in a farmer’s field in a beautiful valley in the Cotswolds. The bride and groom had arranged yurts for the reception and accommodation for the guests with an army-style field kitchen for me and my …

Cotswold Wedding Breakfast for 90 Guests

Here is a view of 90 guest 3-course wedding breakfast that we catered at the end of August 2012. I helped the bride and family with all the finer details of the planning from an overall timetable, setting out of the tables, down …