what people are saying about The Great Food Company

As one of the “big four” Polo Clubs in the country, the Great Food Company has allowed us to lead the industry in an unprecedented quality and level of service that is simply unmatched by our competitors. Hosting Sebastian Coe’s largest charitable fundraiser, the Great Food Company catered for 200 of the great and the good producing an exceptionally tasty menu, presented and served flawlessly. Previously the company catered at our annual Prince of Wales Trophy, again serving superb quality that arrives on the table is if prepared to order. Not only is the quality of their catering above and beyond anything I have ever experienced, the attention to detail and range of options available has provided us with a level of service that has been met with extremely positive feedback from guests, players and patrons. The company has provided us with everything from three-course fine dining to afternoon tea for the local Mayor that helped raise thousands of pounds for charity. Five stars!

Alissandre Henneton / Production Manager

Clarissa and her team were brilliant. They were prompt, polite and incredibly professional given the space the event was held was far from ideal. The food was brilliant and I would definitely recommend The Great Food Company. thank you!

Olivia Young, Hilux Corporate event, for 75 guests, 10th November 2016

Clarissa well what can we say you and your team made our wedding day so special for us. we was amazed by every little touch you did to our wedding day. Sorry we have not been in contract sooner we been on our honeymoon.  Please can you thank all your team and yourself from the bottom of our heart thank you. 

Victoria & Tom Goddard Wedding @ Ufton Court for 51 guests, 5th November 2016

Just home from the party of the year! And wanted to say how fantastic the whole event was.  Patrick was so helpful, organised, efficient and calm, which in the face of 14/15 year old girls takes some doing! Debbie as ever was completely brilliant and Gordon produced delicious canapés and a fabulous dinner - presentation and taste were fantastic and thoroughly enjoyed by all – all with one plug socket, sometimes in the dark as the fairy lights kept tripping !!  Both Patrick and Gordon were unfazed by the restrictions the mine imposes, totally professional and fun. Alice had a wonderful time, as did her guests, so huge thanks once again.

Mary-Rose Winchester, Milton Sandford Chalk Mine for Daughters 18th birthday Party for 14 guests, 1st November 2016

It was an absolutely magical day and mainly down to you making it run so smoothly. We've heard about several incidents since, which we heard you and your staff handled brilliantly. We apologise for the bad behaviour children and adults alike!

Jo & Andy Lund Wedding @ Ufton Court, 15th October 2016for 134 guests

The event was a great success for us and the food and service was perfect for the occasion. Clarissa and the team were very helpful and made everything run very smoothly.

Cazenove 13th October 2016, Corporate Event at Englefield Estate for 40 guests

We had a great time on Saturday – it all ran very smoothly.  Both your food and service was fantastic. All your staff were so easy to work with – the food was fabulous and many people complimented me about the catering.  Phil did a great job.  Andrea was quietly efficient and in control of her team and the servers were all polite and friendly – my son went to school with one them, Paddy Spiers, which was nice.

Jo Davis Wedding Celebration, 24th September 2016 for 62 Guests in Crowthorne

Thanks so much for everything yesterday. Everyone loved the food!!!

Stacey Garcia Wedding at Stanlake Park, for 59 guests, 24th September 2016

Definitely huge thanks for the trip to the shops & turning everything around so people didn't realise certain little people weren't invited! It’s amazing what weddings can bring out in people! The whole team knocked it out of the park & we had some great comments from guests etc about the food & so on. All our suppliers were amazing & really made the day for us. 

Stephanie Marshall Wedding @ Ufton Court for 67 guests , 9th September 2016

Our whole day went very well - everyone said the food was outstanding Please pass on our thanks to Patrick and the team - they ran the event like clockwork but were always able to cope with the unexpected. One unexpected being the sudden appearance of WW2 amphibious vehicles on the river and did I want a ride in one! Not part of the programme but Yes I did go for a ride and Patrick coped admirably with a delay to cutting the cake! And the team left the place spotless. Thank you for making it a really great day.

Tony Hayward

I really have been meaning to write to tell you what a success our party was, in great measure down to your delicious food (the canapés were particularly mentioned by guests) and the excellence of your staff. And also, the venue, of course, though what we would have done if it had rained any earlier in the day, I don't know! We were really lucky with the weather. Thank you for all the effort you put into giving us such a successful day - we have had really appreciative comments from our guests. (Those with picky children especially appreciated it when you found pork pie and grapes, etc. for them.) I would certainly recommend The Great Food Company to anyone looking for a party caterer.

Tammy Tanqueray

I was absolutely delighted with your team , Gordon, Lucas and Alex yesterday at our garden BBQ  for 28 adults, they fulfilled all my dreams of our day. The food and service was outstanding. Thank you so much for listening and having an understanding of what I wanted. Gordon particularly was brilliant and smiled and laughed with our guests as well as being a superb chef. Our guests were very impressed and a lot of business cards were taken. This is the second time I have used your company and will have no hesitation of using you  again  or in recommending you to our friends. Thank you so much.

Jenny Outhwaite

You all did a great job yesterday and the food was delicious.

Judith Barrett

Thanks so much was a fantastic day, we would now like to book you for my Mum's 70th Birthday party.

Nicholas Halstead

We had a lovely party for about 40 people in our garden, canapes and waiting staff were provided by The Great Food Company. Everyone enjoyed the food, the staff were all very professional and didn't need managing, leaving us to enjoy our party.

Colin Middleton

Many thanks for the wonderful food and service you provided for my party. Your staff were friendly and helpful, so when you send the final invoice please add a £10 tip for each of them. Once again thank you, my guest thoroughly enjoyed your food.

Carole Bothwell

Thank you so much Clarissa, I can't thank you and your team highly enough for the level of professionalism and 1st class service provided. So many comments and praise from our guests. We cannot thank you and your team enough for making our day so special.  We cannot express effectively all grateful comments we received on the service provided.  Food was delicious - and I love my food.  It was appreciated by all.

Jennifer Cummins Wedding

All was fine! Food was great, waiter was very tall! But he was very friendly and did a great job. Thanks for sorting

MatchBox NightClub

Many, many thanks for the wonderful food and service you gave to us on Wednesday. It made a very sad day easier to bear. The waitresses were so efficient and very caring so thank you.

Carole Baker, Funeral Banquet

Just to say thank you very much for catering our event last week at such short notice. The food was absolutely delicious and everyone was very happy!

Kate Vliestar, Dairy Crest Meeting @ Stanlake Park, 22nd September 2016

Thank you for everything, the food was amazing!! 


Just a big thank you again for making Andrew's party a great one! Your food was amazing... And your help with the evening just made it special.

Henriette Smith

We had a fabulous day thank you!  We were so lucky with the weather. The food was spectacular and all of the team were fantastic: warm, friendly, efficient and very polite and helpful to the end.  All of our guests commented that the food was the best they’ve ever had at a wedding and we’d concur with that (even if I had no appetite all day as I was running on adrenaline!)  The wedding breakfast was perfect and service speedy and attentive.  The evening pizzas were also absolutely delicious and Martina and Selby were really helpful in our packing up at the end of the evening.  Everyone also commented on how lovely all the Great Food Company team were.

Claire Baseley, Ufton Court or 57guests, 11th September 2016

Thank you to you and all your team for your hard work on Saturday. The food was great and you guys did a fantastic job.

Claire Simpson, Ufton Court

Thank you for your lovely staff for making the occasion run so smoothly - and of course the delicious food.  Dairsie (my husband) said that your Victoria sponge was the best he had ever tasted, which is quite something as his Mother is the Irish equivalent of Mary Berry!

Julia Latimer

It all went very well and the caterers were fantastic as indeed was the food which we had many comments about. We were particularly impressed by the state of the kitchen which was immaculate after they had left.

Susan Hall

I've been meaning to email you to pass on a big thank you to your team, and especially Patrick. What a star!  We were delighted with the service, the food and the management of the event.

Leah Swain, HM Reading Prison – Oscar Wilde Exhibition

Just about recovered and now off on our honeymoon. We cannot begin to express how amazing Saturday was - thank you so much for everything (and for being flexible with the timings!!). Everyone commented on how great the food was! Thanks so much again.

Mr & Mrs Shardlow!!

Had a fantastic day and your staff were wonderful. Thank you so much and I will certainly recommend you to my friends.

Katherine Berry

I can't thank you enough, we both had the most amazing day and it was in no small part thanks to the help from yourself and your team. We received overwhelmingly positive feedback from guests on both the food and the service throughout the day, and are still receiving compliments. Can you please also pass on my thanks to Patrick. From start to finish he was absolutely outstanding, he kept me at total ease and was always on hand to help when I needed something.  We couldn't have chosen a better company to cater for our wedding, so thank you once again!

Ash & Catherine Smith, Ufton Court

Thank you again for helping to make our day amazing.

Sophie & Chris Barrett Wedding, Ufton Court Wedding

On behalf of Sylwia and I a huge thank you for a great summer garden party at my house. We could not have managed that quality of food, the presentation, the service and all round support for so many people without you guys. I must compliment you also on being so generally helpful and thoroughly nice to be around on the day. I would add that your very positive attitude and general helpfulness was commented on by many of our of our friends who all thoroughly enjoyed the day and what was very important to Sylwia and I was that we were both entirely free to entertain them and not distracted from that. We can't thank you enough for the excellent standard of food and service on the day. Keep it up. We will definitely have you guys back and be very happy to use you for Millgate corporate events. Thanks.

David and Sylwia Simpson for 22 guest, High Warren, Ashtead

Thank you for being so accommodating on the day, it was amazing and everyone has commented on how excellent the food and staff were. We absolutely knew it had to be you from the moment we tasted your food! A huge thank you to everyone involved.

Ed & Jenny Weston Wedding, Ufton Court, July 2016

I would like to thank you all, especially Martina and the team on the day of my daughters wedding. They excluded calm and helpfulness as I reached my stress heights with all of the details. Thoughout the event, Martina kept in close touch with me, the team seemed to be on a mission to ensure that everyone as asked if we were happy with everything, and the food was much appreciated- that a number of people took your card, says a lot. Special thanks are due to the wonderful Martina, and the 3 lads who helped us pack up the car load at the end.

Barbara Stanley’s daughters Wedding, St Neots School for 145guests, 30th July 2016

We had the happiest party and in great part it was due to your fantastic organising skills and your delightful staff. All we had to do was decide to have a party, choose the date and venue and you sorted out the rest for us, thank you. Your staff were exceptional, utterly efficient with the guests hardly noticing they were there. As I have said before your 'can do' attitude was so reassuring during the run up. As a constructive criticism, the dessert was disappointing as the base was rather stodgy, although it looked appetising when it arrived. Thank you, we and our guests feel the party was a great success.

Lynne and Richard, 31st July for 90 guests @ Englefield Estate

I'm delighted to tell you about Clarissa and The Great Food Company.  On the 30th July this year thy catered for my 70th birthday party.  It was held in the college where I work, was for 50 people and was formally informal if that makes sense to you. A friend had gone to a celebration here last year for someone's wedding anniversary and had said how wonderful the food and service were.  She suggested I should find out who they were and ask the anniversary couple what they had thought.  They were as happy to recommend The Great Food Company to me as I am to you. My guests were all complimenting the food and many have spoken since and specifically mentioned it and how much they had enjoyed it.  There were some that queued at the kitchen door for more, not because the portions weren't good but that they enjoyed it so much. I found it easy to deal with Clarissa, she is professional, experienced and has a good eye for how with the space and facilities available to create the best outcome.  Because of her advice in the end we were able to create a lovely event with one or two surprises.   I was also pleased and surprised at the prices that I found reasonable, especially when I saw the results. 
On the day everything ran very smoothly and if it happens that it didn't I never knew about it, because it would have been dealt with.  I chose that they should supply glasses, cutlery and china so no-one had to worry about those.  I supplied table cloths and they laid the tables.  My son and daughter-in-law made sure I did nothing, but even so I saw no fuss of any kind  from the caterers. The day and the team were run by Patrick with firm charm and a powerful voice.  I don't know if there are others who provide this role, but he certainly knew what he was doing and kept everything and everyone running smoothly - including my guests and me where necessary.  He also made certain he checked who would be his contact person for during the event so that I was free to enjoy myself.  That is the kind of details that I appreciated.  Although mine was a relaxed event I have no doubt that they would have been just as professional in any other circumstances.

Wendy Frost

We had a fabulous time. The food was lovelt and Georgina & Lukas were very charming and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. I hope we were not too demanding on them.

Paula Prunty, Hen Party

Wanted to say – thank you for a fantastic Vintage Garden Party.

2nd August Eve Penn, 80th Birthday Party, Isle of Wight

Thank you so much for the fabulous food last night. We have had so many compliments. You really made Andrew's party such a success.

Anne Crampton, 6th August 2016, Private party

The event was great and we received great comments about the food, so thank you.

Megan Strong, Three, August, Corporate Event

I would be more than happy to write a review for a brilliantly catered for evening, everything was perfect, the food was delicious, the presentation wonderful and the staff just right. Thank you so much. You will be highly recommended.

Sue Hudson, 9th July 2016, Private Party

We had a fabulous evening & the food was amazing.

Sally Bye, 9th July 2016, Private Party

Many thanks for yesterday’s event Clarissa. Everyone found food excellent and everything very professional so thanks a lot for helping me making this an enjoyable day for the team.

Pierre Lelievre, 7th July 2016, Corporate Event, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch

Many thanks for a great party on Saturday, and you and your team did a super job.  Darcey, Ollie and Ian took excellent care of us, and the food was delicious.  Robert was so pleased with his special day, and all of the guests were very impressed with the catering, so thank you for ensuring that it all went well.  You somehow even managed to keep the rain at bay!

Elizabeth Rome, 11th July, Private Party at home

Just to let you know that we were all really impressed with the quality of food and service we received at Henley. The waiting staff and chef were all really attentive and polite, ensuring everyone was looked after. We would definitely use The Great Food Company  again and happily recommend your service.

Nikki Johnson Oracle Contractors July 2016

The Great Food Company were brilliant for our large event, an opening of a new art project in Reading. They were highly organised and efficient right from the beginning, and easy to communicate with throughout our planning of the event. On the day they were very helpful, and worked well together to make everything run along easily, and the team manager especially was very helpful and friendly. The food was very good, and the drinks service was brilliant. All in all I would highly recommend them!

Lucy Took, SDL Corporate Employees Event or 137, Maidenhead, 29th June 2016

The Great Food Company in particular Clarissa have been exceptional form start to finish. Clarissa offered many word of wisdom and advice in the preparation of our event, as well as great guidance on the menu. The run up to the event was seamless and to have Clarissa always on the end of the phone to answer questions was priceless. The food on the evening was absolutely delicious and plenty for everybody! All our guests commented on the sensational taste of the food, in particular the chicken skewers! As for the chocolate cake, immense!  We will not hesitate in booking The Great Food Company again and would recommend them to anybody planning an event no matter how big or small. You helped to make our evening a great success, you and the staff were amazing on the night and for that we are very grateful.

Holme Grange School Summer Ball PAA, 2nd July 2016, 206 Guests

Great BBQ food, all our guests enjoyed & rarely an empty glass in sight. We had 40 guests at home & it took the stress out of hosting, letting us enjoy the party!

Tara Sephton

Everything was absolutely fine yesterday btw ;-)

Stefan Kriek, 22nd June 2016, 35 Attendees, Palmer Park, Huawei

Everything was superb, we have had all our guests comment on the lovely food and I have even been asked for your details. The staff were so professional and helpful we could have not asked for more.

Jacqui & Michael OFlaherty, Daughters 18st Birthday Party in Binfield, 26th June 2016

Please allow me to add my thanks to those of Tim. Your team were absolutely terrific and extremely professional and charming without being stiff. They answered the door and welcomed guests, kept everyone supplied with bubbly and canapes and the food was absolutely delicious. (Is there any chance we could get the recipe for the ginger lamb as Tim and I are both hooked?!)

Emma & Tim Slater, 62 guests to a Canapes & Bowl Food Private Party in Twickenham, 25th June 2016

Thank you so much for helping us have such a great day! We would certainly recommend the Great Food Company to our friends.

Jenny & Joe Williams Private Wedding Barkham, 4th June 2016

We had a great event. The food was lovely. My guests were very complimentary about the food, service and staff. I found TGFC very professional, organised and helpful. Their menus are extensive and it was hard to choose from so many lovely choices. The general service was excellent from the initial planning of the event and the setting up 'til the clearing away at the end of the actual event. I would highly recommend The Great Food Company.

Anne Kirby 18th June 2016, Winnersh, Private Party for 90 guests

Fantastic food - everyone loved it thank you

Louize Clark, Networking Event, Matchbox Nightclub for 100 attendees 16th June 2016

Yes, we were so happy with the catering, and the excellent service from Libby and her team.  You would not believe the number of compliments we have had - everybody said the lunch was superb!  If we have another event in the future, I will not hesitate to use The Great Food Company!

Hiliary Hutchinson Wedding, 11th June 2016, Ascot for 63 guests

Thank you so much for doing the food for my party.  Everyone commented on how lovely it was - it was brilliant.   And the staff were superb - very friendly and helpful.  And they kindly left the food leftover all packaged up in my fridge which was great - we had the lamb for dinner the following evening (quite a few husbands decided to stay at home and watch the football - what can I say?). Great service, lovely food allowed me to relax and enjoy - would definitely recommend you (in fact you were recommended to me).

Kerry Bremner Private Event for 50 guests in Guildford 11th June 2016

The party went very well. I don’t think I mentioned that it was to celebrate my 70th Birthday. Samantha, Alison and Hannah did a wonderful job, and everyone enjoyed the food. Many thanks for doing everything so well.

Gordon Pankhurst, Private Event, 29th May 2016 for 20 Guests

Thank you for all your help in making sure our big day ran so smoothly. We had a fantastic day and received lots of compliments on the food and how helpful the staff were. It was great that we were able to relax and enjoy ourselves with our guests knowing that everything was under control. Thank you again!

Bethan & James Wedding @ Stanlake Park, 11th June 2016 for 63 guests

We had the most wonderful day, both we and our guests loved the food and your staff were so kind and helpful all day. Can't fault it so thank you. I just wish I had worn an elasticated dress so I could have eaten more of the food!

Sophie Allam Wedding @ 21st May 2016, Ufton Court for 115 Guests

Many thanks again for the great food and service on Saturday.

Caitlin Wales, 21st May 2016 in Wokingham, Spit Roast Lamb for a Christening

I would like to thank you very much for the fantastic catering service you provided for my birthday celebration on Saturday. My guests were very complimentary about the delicious canapés, tasty buffet dishes and fabulous desserts and I would be happy to recommend you.

Christine Sparrow @ Stanlake Park @ 7th May 2016

I just wanted to say a huge thank you for helping us to host such a wonderful christening day yesterday. Your team were an absolute delight - so friendly and helpful - and the food was delicious. Your smooth management of the day meant that we were really able to enjoy ourselves without any worry or stress. We will definitely be recommending you to our friends and hopefully calling on your services again in the future.

Susan McBride for 50 guests for a Christening on the 15th May 2016

Hi, just wanted to say, an IMMENSE thank you to you, your husband and team, they were all absolutely fabulous, a pleasure to work with Matilda as well, so organised. You guys made it so easy and enjoyable for all of us. Thanks!

Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club, Alissandre Henneton for 165 guests on the 14th May 2016 for Lord Sebastian Coe Event

The food was absolutely perfect. Many of our guests complimented the food and could not get enough of the desserts. Everything went to plan and the service we received onsite from The Great Food Company was second to none.

Michelle Data, 10th May 2016, Corporate Partners Luncheon for 50 guests in Fleet

Just to say a big thank you to your team last night. The food was exquisite, servers attentive and very helpful. I only saw empty bowls! Having you last night was brilliant, leaving me to talk to everyone and enjoy it all. My husband was very surprised and had a wonderful party. I would, and will, totally recommend you!

Holly King, Canape & Bowl Food Private Party, 7th May 2016 for 44 guests

Food was absolutely delicious and service excellent.  In fact everything was perfect thank you and I am sure we will be in touch again for future events. Thank you so much for everything.

Kim Parker, Lambrook School Meeting @ Stanlake Park for 12 guests, 28th April 2016

Thank you so much for the lovely food that you supplied for our party. The food was delicious and everyone commented on the beautiful cake. Everything was beautifully presented and made the day a great success.

Jane King, Drop Off Food only in Mortimer for 20 guests, 1st May 2016

A huge thank you to you and your team for making our wedding the best day ever. Everyone raved about your food and the comments from guests about how lovely your staff were has been fantastic. Can you especially pass on a huge thank you form to Martina, she was amazing and such a lovely person I hope the feedback from them to you was good. I think we were less formal than they may be used to and I know the members of the top table didn't sit down for long as we were so excitable !

Becky Tyler Wedding @ Ufton Court for 23rd April 2016 for 105 guests

Thank you to Clarissa and her team for catering our son's christening, your care and attention to detail took all the stress out of the event for me and our guests enjoyed a lovely day. If I have another event I will come straight back to you!

Ruth Wilson, The Grosvenor Chapel Mayfair London for a Christening, 40 Guests on the 10th April 2016

Everyone was very complimentary about the food - many said it was the best wedding food they had had. Lots of our guests were also saying how particularly nice all the waiting staff were.
And a google review : Thank you so much for all that you did for my sister's wedding. Everyone was very complimentary about the food - many said it was the best wedding food they had had. Lots of our guests were also saying how particularly nice all the waiting staff were. We had a fantastic day and thank you so much for your part in it. With very best wishes The Castles.
And from a guest…. I recently attended a wedding, which was catered by 'The great food company' and I have to say that every aspect of this was outstanding. I would thoroughly recommend them to anyone. Mike Brooks.

Sally Castle – Daughters Wedding @ Stanlake Park, 23rd April 2016 for 85 guests

We were delighted and very impressed with The Great Food Company - from the moment you arrived and just got on with the job in hand.  The food was excellent, and we had many compliments on presentation, and selection of canapés from friends during the evening. They really enjoyed the concept of ‘bowl’ food that was easy to eat, very delicious too, although I think the sausages should have been sliced as I had thought they would be mini chipolata sized. We were very glad we hadn’t bothered with a marquee as it really wasn’t necessary for this event as the numbers seemed to work perfectly well without any extra space. We also thought you were very accommodating in that we wanted to provide the cheese and cakes, I’m not sure all catering companies would take that on board. Thanks to you and your girls, we had a thoroughly enjoyable party without any worry on the food front and would definitely recommend your services to our friends.

Nicole Bousfield, Old Windsor on the 1st April 2016 for 40 guests

The finger buffet was very good and we had friendly and prompt service

Tom North, Private Event at St Pauls Church Hall in Wokingham, Drop off only for 48 guests on the 12th March 2016

The Great Food Company created a magical wedding reception. The food was delicious, the event ran like clockwork, and all the guests had a wonderful time. Clarissa guided us through the planning stages, ensuring we were happy with our decisions, checking we had ordered all the correct equipment, recommended an amazing florist and helped us to arrange the marquee with personal touches, creating a warm and friendly atmosphere with plenty space for dancing. She handled last minute requests with humour. In essence, the fantastic team led by Clarissa and Martina made the day, not just the meal. 

Phyll Buchanan – Daughters wedding @ Home in Finchampstead, 26th March 2016 for 105 guests

The Great Food Company played a significant part in the success of my 70th Birthday party. From taking complete control of the initial greeting of guests to providing superb and plentiful food to clearing away prior to their departure. Serving staff were excellent being attentive, friendly and efficient. We would not hesitate to use them again.

Jim Walker, Private Party in Crowthorne, 12th March 2016 for 24 guests

The feedback I have had from Laura and Hannah and the rest of the girls has been extremely positive. The canapés and duck were highly praised! We will be recommending you to the owner of St Swithins Cottage, who hosts many hen do's over the year, to add to his list of activities he advertises for the parties.

Polly Keen, 5th March 2016, St Swithins Holiday Cottage, hen party for 11 girlies

I would like to thank Clarissa and her team for their excellent service and professionalism when catering for my fathers funeral last week. From the start Clarissa was both sympathetic and flexible in her approach to what was undoubtedly a difficult situation. She was understanding and able to meet my specific demands for quality and service. Whilst taking it in her stride when I explained that I couldn’t give final numbers by the date she required, and then on the day more than 30 extra turned up, but none of this was a problem. The comments I received from family and friends, was that the cream tea and service, were both tasty and stylish, just as my father would have enjoyed. Many thanks from myself, my mother and sisters.

Emma Kershaw, Elegant Afternoon Tea, Funeral, for 80 guests, March 9th 2016 Windsor Marina

I was given 10 out of 10 Score for yesterday. Staff was quiet and invisible and super efficient! Barman was very experienced and polite and chef knew everything about the food :)

Nidas Ratkevicius, Canape & Bowl Food for 12 guests in Ascot

Yes, all great thanks. The day was a little hectic to say the least, but at least we did not have to worry about the food!

Mark Mimms, Childrens Party for 40 guests in Windsor, 20th February 2016

Thanks for following up. The food was very well received. Brownies were rather addictive. Will definitely be re-ordering for our next session in the area.

Stormagic, Business Luncheon, Basingstoke, 5th February 2016 for 25 guests

Thank you and the ladies so much for your delicious food and hard work last night. The party was a huge success and we had so many compliments on the food and service. 

Sally Stephen 30th January 2016, Holyport, Canape party for 65 guests

Apologies I really should have been in touch yesterday but starting Sunday night I have gone down with a nasty cold and taken to my bed, which is unheard of, but we've had a lovely response from all our guests and all said how good the food was and your team were great so many thanks for your part in a very successful night.

Liz Collins, 30th January 2016, 2 brewers pub, long walk, unload at the Pub in Windsor for 75 guests

I have heard back from my head at Oaklands. She said that the food was lovely especially the sandwiches. She did say that they ended up with lots of cake though and could have done with more fruit instead.. Also a few more crisps! I think at this time of year too much cake has  eaten and I find that the teachers at my schools are a healthy bunch. But overall they were very impressed and would be happy to use you guys.

Nikki Lenon, Oaklands School, 5th January 2016 for 80 guests

Thank you very much, service and canapes were brilliant!

Violeta Mirosnicenko, 3rd February 2016, SDL, Corporate Canape party for 25 clients

Thank you for all of your hard work in the lead up to and on the day of our wedding. All your staff were really attentive and the food was great and lots of guests commented on how lovely it was.

Vicky & Mark, Ufton Court January 2016

Words cannot describe the service and efficiency that was displayed by Clarissa and her company, we booked 5 days before the event for 60 people, to which they delivered perfectly and the food was outstanding. They went above and beyond, helping with final touches before guests arrived, will definitely not hesitate to use them again.

John Escreet – Daughters Wedding, 2th December 2015, for 60 guests

What an amazing catering company. We planned a 100th Birthday Tea from the US for my husband's godmother in the UK. Everything Clarissa arranged was simply perfect from the food to the elegant decorations, vintage china and 40s jazz musician. We planned this knowing we would never be able attend the event, but it was as if we had - and the guests all had an amazing time, especially the 100 year old guest of honour. It was the best gift we could have given, and we owe it all to Clarissa's Great Food Company. Thank you so much!

Kate Lee, May 2014, VERY special 100th Birthday Party

We absolutely had the best day ever, everything was perfect and both the food and your staff were exceptional!

Louise Coe, 13th September 2015, Ufton Court Reading, 65 guests

The day was truly spectacular and I've still not quite come down from the high just yet! I might be biased, but it was the best wedding I've been to! Both you and your team were fantastic on Saturday - from the first moment I saw you,( after the ceremony when you appeared with a couple of our cocktails for us to celebrate our marriage before we went out to meet everyone), to the end of the evening, I couldn't have asked for anything more. The food was absolutely delicious, but we wouldn't have expected anything less! Various people commented on how creative and interesting the menu was - and it was so tasty. The lamb burgers were to die for - if I didn't have to fit into my dress all day, I would definitely have had seconds. John particularly enjoyed helping me finish my chocolate fudge cake! You went above and beyond the call of duty to make our day so special - when other people weren't around, you or one of your team, was happy to jump in and help. (Good thing as my mum would've killed me moving the table tennis table in my dress!) I had several comments on how helpful and cheerful the serving staff were - they were a real credit to you. As an event organiser myself, I didn't want to feel like I was running/working at the event, and there was not one moment where I wanted to put my 'work' hat on. I have heard nothing but compliments - my florist said that you were so easy to work alongside and took a far bigger role than simply supplying food. Amazing food, amazing service - and all with a smile; I wouldn't hesitate to recommend your services to anyone in the future.

Bryony Harper’s Wedding, 12th September 2015, Ufton Court Reading, 86 guests

The party was a huge success thanks mainly to you and Martina. The catering was just brilliant and I had a lot of comments after on how delicious the food was. You and Martina were also fantastic and just fitted in with the party, even the inquisitive 10 year old! I can’t thank you both enough, I had such a fun evening and there was literally no stress involved because you just did everything for me - so I was actually able to just enjoy the party. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Great Food Company to anyone and will also definitely use you again.

Karen Shirlaw, 7th September 2015, Twickenham, 50th Birthday Celebration for 27 guests

Firstly a massive thank you from both Kee and I for playing a huge part in the success of the day. The preparation and flow of assistance throughout the day was seamless. All the guests loved the variety of food, it was delicious and beautifully rustic as we wanted. Thank you Clarissa for being so organised and accommodating of our requests, it has been a pleasure and will definitely be recommending TGFC to my friends!

Ting & Kee, 5th September 2015, Wasing Park Woodlands, 150 guests

We had plenty of very positive feedback from the attendees of the day. The food was absolutely delicious, particularly the chocolate cake, and we were very happy with the professionalism of the service.

Dairy Crest 4th September 2015, Stanlake Park, Corporate Lunch for 21 guests

As soon as we met Clarissa we knew TGFC were the caterers we wanted to use for our special day. Thank you so much to all the team for helping to make our day so special. You worked so hard and the food was amazing - we had so many compliments which was very pleasing. We definitely made the right choice having the family BBQ but can't deny that all the food we tried was delicious. Thank you again.

Lisa & Ben Long’s Wedding, 27th August 2015, Ufton Court Reading, 114 guests

Thank you for all your help and support on the day and in the run up to the day. The food and service were both fantastic, everyone commented on the delicious canopies and food - the dauphnoise potatoes still being the best I have ever eaten! The main comment from people though, was just how fantastic all the staff were. Keeping everyone's drinks and bellies full! You helped ensure our day was just perfect - so thank you :)

Kirsty Smith’s Wedding, 28th August 2015, Ufton Court Reading, 114 guests

I wanted to drop you a line to thank you ever so much for all your hard work on Saturday; I had such a wonderful birthday lunch. You guys were absolutely brilliant. Not only was the food fantastic but you were so attentive, enthusiastic and helpful. Everyone commented on how impressed they were. You went above and beyond our expectations and I am so grateful to you for ensuring that the day ran as smoothly as it did. I'll be sure to be recommending you to people in the future, and you'll be the first on my list to call as and when we next need someone for a celebration! Please thank Lily for us too.

Tory Louth, 22nd August 2015, Hungerford, 40th birthday celebration for 21 guests

May I thank you and your company for doing an excellent job. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. I had many compliments about how good the staff were. I did pass the compliments on to a couple of them but I am sure that you too would like to know and pass them on to all who came to Coppid. Martine (have I got that right i.e the head lady) was absolutely excellent too. She worked tirelessly with a smile on her face the whole time. There was a minor hick up with the coffee but she sorted that out as well as she could given that a boiler had not been delivered and far more people wanted coffee than had been anticipated.

Lucy & Emma’s Wedding, 1st August 2015, Coppid Hall, for 132 guests

We had a fantastic day for our twins christening and the food was amazing. All our guests commented on how good it was, the BBQ as well as the salads and breads, and of course the deserts. In addition the staff were wonderful. They also made an effort to speak a little French with those from my family who don't speak any English. All in all delighted with the food and all prepared and severed by a really nice the team.

Stephanie Boulos, 12th July 2015, Stanlake Park, Christening for 30 guests

Just wanted to say a big thank you to Clarissa from The Great Food Company catered my Birthday/housewarming party, compliments were flying. I could have been dishonest and said I did the cooking but the food was so good that I had to recommend them to my friends.

Rachael Hassanein, 15th August 2015, Drop off only for 11 guests in Bracknell

Thank you again for your excellent work and wonderful food and drink on the day of the wedding!

Niall & Jenny McCloskey’s Wedding, 7th August 2015, Ufton Court Reading, 118 guests

Everything was just perfect! The whole team have been absolutely raving about the food and the service. We can’t thank you enough!

Emma Rowe, 31st July, BBQ for Microsoft for 41 guests

You were amazing in the morning with me and I know you were working hard all day to ensure everything went smoothly. The food was amazing and everyone made sure to say how much they enjoyed it. What people would eat was always a big worry of ours and you absolutely nailed it! The steak was awesome!

James & Amy Boughey Wedding, 26th July 2015, Ufton Court Reading, 110 guests

Many thanks for organising the food, event went great – thanks

Nigel Dallas-Conte, 25th July 2015, Drop off Buffet in Ascot for 23 guests

I wanted to say thank you very much for your help with the party at the weekend. It has been a pleasure working with you and I was very impressed with the standard of food, the service and how the event was run on the day. I would certainly recommend you for anything else we have.

Rose Whittle @ Principal Global Events, 18th July 2015, Monks Sherbourne for 80 guests

Yes, thank you we had a great party on Saturday evening. The food was absolutely delicious and very much appreciated by everyone. The staff were great too - very efficient and organised and the whole evening ran like clockwork. It was such a treat to come back into a spotless kitchen at the end of the evening!

Sarah Blevins, 11th July 2015, Private BBQ in Weybridge for 16 guests

Thank for Saturday; it went very well and we were all very happy. Food delicious!

Maxine Barrable, 12th July 2015, Private Family Celebration, Crowthorne for 61 guests

The food was delicious thanks and was placed out very discreetly, which was impressive.

Jenny Warbuton @ Right Move, 30th June 2015 Corporate Luncheon, Stanlake Park for 14 guests

We can't thank you enough for the amazing job you and the team did on Saturday. The food and service was outstanding.

Sam Kerr, 4th July 2015, Private BBQ, Finchampstead Village for 30 guests

The food was lovely, thank you. The only thing I would have done differently (and this is my fault) it that in hindsight we should have brought the canapés out at the beginning of the evening to keep everyone ‘going’ until the main food came out at 7.30pm. It was the first time the vegetarian/gluten free guest had actually eaten anything at a work event (normally any offering is rejected) so that was a great achievement!

Melissa Baxter @ Clifton Ingram Solicitors, 2nd July 2015, Stanlake Park, Staff Event for 53 guests

Hi Martina, we just wanted to thank you so much for Saturday. You and your team were absolutely amazing and could not fault one thing. All of our guests made comments to us about how professional and on the ball you all were. Thanks for being a part of our special day. Natalie and Mike

Natalie Parsons’ Wedding, 21st June 2015, Wokingham, 97 guests

We had the BEST day. Your staff were amazing. Sarah was absolutely delightful and nothing was too much trouble. They definitely did things over and above what we had expected. Everyone really enjoyed the food, it was really fresh and extremely tasty.

Lesley Long’s Wedding, 20th June 2015, York Club Windsor Great Park, 110 guests

The food was fantastic, We have had many comments from our guests the next day regarding the quality and presentation of the food, with the service to match the party was seamless with a professional well-presented team our guests never went hungry and we will certainly be recommending and using you again if given the chance.

Mark Clifford, 20th June 2015, 50th Birthday Celebration in Hare Hatch with 80 Guests

Everything was lovely thank you. All the clients had a great time and said nice things about the food - and the wine.

Jo Dyson, Thursday 25th June 2015, First Intuition Corporate Lunch at Stanlake Park, 21 guests

Thank you so much for making our staff drinks party such a wonderful success last night. The food was delicious and everything was organised impeccable.

Kim Parker, 18th June 2015, Lambrooke School Staff Event, Stanlake Park, 66 guests

It was an amazing day and the food tasted brilliant!

Mary Cantle’s Wedding, 20th June 2015, Fleet, for 70 guests

Thank you so very much for all your help in making my event run so smoothly. Your staff where absolutely fantastic. I will certainly recommend you & use you again . The food was amazing & that it's self had so many great comments.

Debbie Wilks, 12th June 2015, Arborfield, 40th Birthday Celebrations for 40 guests

We were very happy with the service and food provided, your chocolate brownies were amazing.

Ann Kingsmill Moore, Private Funeral, Winkfield, 80 Guests

Your team were as ever very professional and friendly. The standard of the food was wonderful.

Lisa Tweed, 10th June 2015, SDL Fun Day for their employees, Maidenhead, 100 guests

The Great Food Company were excellent caterers at our elder daughter’s wedding. Their knowledge and attention to detail, both before and on the wedding day proved invaluable. Not only was the food superb but also their service. We have had nothing but compliments from our guests. A big thank you to Clarissa and her team for making the bride’s and groom’s day truly memorable.

Phil & Tricia Nutt’s Daughter Wedding, 28th May 2015, Uffton Court Reading, 104 guests

The food was great and Sam was absolutely excellent – nothing was too much trouble, she did a great job of warming and also some serving (which I had not expected) and was an absolute pleasure to have in our kitchen. Please can you pass on our thanks to her again and to you for helping in making the dinner such a success.

Linda Kennedy-McCarthy, 6th June 2015, Maidenhead, Thai Buffet for 6 guests

Everything was absolutely brilliant on Saturday - thank you so much to you and your wonderful team. As soon as I met Martina I immediately felt completely at ease and very happy to hand over all the organisation and catering arrangements to her very capable hands while I enjoyed the party. She and Darcey were charming, efficient and took care of every detail. It was a delight to see my kitchen cleared and spotless when they left. The food was utterly delicious and received many, many compliments from our guests. Thank you to Selby and please tell him he's inspired me to make my own Salsa Verde!

Sarah Cole, Private Cold Fork Buffet with Canapes in Binfield, 30th May 2015, 53 guests

You were fabulous! The food was fabulous! The staff were fabulous! Thank you so very much for everything, you and your staff 'made' the event!

Lis Smith’s Wedding, 29th May 2015, High Wycombe, 170 guests

Thank you so much for making the day such a good one - everyone has been very complimentary about the way you organised us and your delicious menu which was perfect for our event. A big than you too, to your friendly and efficient staff, who managed to accommodate all the shifting about without blinking and were so considerate to late stayers when discretely clearing away at the end of the day. All much appreciated and I will be happily recommending you to friends.

Tina Fraser, Eton College Speech & Sports Day, 27th May 2015, 66 guests

Thank you so much for all you did on the day and leading up to it. We've heard for so many guests how much they enjoyed the food (and though we didn't get much of a chance to eat, we did too!) We felt in such good hands all day - the set up was flawless, and you and your team handled all the unexpected kinks of the day so well that I didn't even know they were happening! We couldn't have wished for more and we're so glad we chose you as our caterers! Thank you for all you did!!

Sarah Percival & Frank’s Wedding, Ufton Court Reading, 25th May 2015, 155 guests

Just wanted to thank you for the wonderful food and service you provided at our silver wedding we have had lots of thank you calls and The Great food comp was highly complimented.

The gorgeous June & delectable Peter, Silver Wedding Anniversary in Horsell, 24th May 2015, 56 guests

We had the most perfect day and this was largely down to your organisation and efficiency behind the scenes. Clarissa you were a tremendous help in the lead up, able to be flexible and accommodate our personal touches, and providing some very helpful planning, support and advice. Martina and the team – you were brilliant on the day. The food was delicious, the prosecco and the cocktails kept flowing and the bar staff and waiting staff were polite and efficient.

Jen & Kris’s Wedding , 23rd May 2015, Shinfield Grange, 121 guests

The GFC were a pleasure to deal with from the first enquiry to final execution. Clarissa was fantastic in helping us plan for our daughters’ Speech Day Leavers’ lunch, nothing was too much trouble and the girls who looked after us on the day could not have done more. The menus were creative and did not disappoint. The food was delicious and the servings generous. The day was a great success and I would not hesitate to recommend the GFC, in fact i did to lots of L6th parents who were so impressed by our spread. A huge THANK YOU!!!

Fiona Sweetland, 22nd May 2015, Wellington College Speech and Sports Day, 36 guests

When planning a wedding every little detail seems important, however to us, the food was a ‘biggie.’ We wanted to ensure that our guests enjoyed and really felt part of the rustic, family style we wanted to create at Ufton Court. When we met Clarissa and Selby we knew instantly that they would be able to provide this with the fantastic, creative menu and the overall styling that they offer. With Clarissa on board we felt as though we had an extra wedding planner, she filled us with confidence that the day would be nothing other than perfect. We opted for a family style BBQ with customised elements to suit our taste which provided ample variety and flavour for our guests. On the day itself, Clarissa and her staff were brilliant in getting things set up and understanding the vision we had for the look of everything. Our drinks reception was beautiful, Pimms and canapés served in the sunshine by professional and friendly staff. The wedding breakfast was all we had hoped it would be, outstanding food beautifully served. Our guests were highly complimentary with many saying that this was the best wedding food they had ever had, we fully agree! The flavours, presentation and service were all of the highest quality and truly stunning. Clarissa and Selby, we can not thank you enough for the integral role you played in making our day perfect. From when we first met you your confidence and friendly manner set us at ease and we very much enjoyed the entire process.

Ally & Sammy Whitfield’s Wedding, Ufton Court Reading, 7th April 2015, 61 guests

Thank you so much for your fantastic stew, it went down a treat and really warmed up our guests, I can assure you they were very grateful for their timely warm meat course, it was unexpected as well, which made it even more brilliant.

Milton Sandford Wines, 9th April 2015, Scrummy One Pot Meal for 16 guests during a Wine Tour

The Great Food Company provided us with a delicious buffet lunch for our recent AGM – succulent hot pork chops in a creamy sauce, copious amounts of three types of fresh salads with yummy bread and a delicious cheesecake to finish. Clarissa was professional, helpful and provided excellent service at a very reasonable price. We would definitely use them again.

Thames Chilterns Vineyards Organisation, 19th April 2015, 21 guests for a boardroom meeting at Stanlake Pake Vineyard

Thank you so much for everything on the day, we both thoroughly enjoyed it, thank you for all that you did on the day.

Claire Hartley Wedding, 8th April 2015, Ufton Court Reading, 109 guests

What can I say? The food was beautiful, well presented and exceptional quality. We had a number of comments from different people as to how good it was.

Miles Parkin, 28th March 2015, Reading, Drop off only – finger buffet for a 21st Birthday Celebration

We absolutely had the best day ever, everything was perfect and both the food and your staff were exceptional!

Louise Coe, 13th September 2015, Ufton Court Reading, 65 guests

I have to say I was thoroughly impressed with all aspects of your Great Food Company... you live up to your name! Service, attitude and delivery were faultless and I have been in the food business since 1981 in various guises so see any cracks! Very well done on the whole evening, we had a thoroughly good time and would not hesitate to use you again or recommend you to others.

Bill Hinge, 17th January 2015, Wokingham, Private Dining for 18th Birthday with 24 guests

We wanted to say a huge thank you to you and your team. Both the food and the service that you supplied were exceptional and we have had so many comments from guests saying how delicious the food was (which we can of course also personally vouch for!). One of our guests had been referring to our wedding as the "tasty wedding" once I had let her know what was on the menu and she assured me that it more than lived up the hype! On a personal level, it was incredibly reassuring to know that you and your team had everything in hand and made the day so stress-free for us. We really couldn't have asked for anything more so thank you again.

Vicky & John McGrath, 3rd January 2015, Ufton Court Tithe Barn, Wedding for 132 guests

Just to want to say thank you very much for your help. The food was great, everything was tasty. Martina very nice lady and she was very professional.

Jurate Frohnsdorff, 11th January 2015, Holyport, Childrens party with adult canapes for 45 guests

Thank you so much. We had a lovely evening and guests were very complementary about the food

Lucinda Webber, 21st December 2014, Newbury, Christmas Party for 100 guests

Thanks so much for helping us have such a fun and successful party. I got loads of compliments on the food and the attentiveness of your staff. You guys took care of everything so Daniel and I were really able to enjoy ourselves.

Stanlake Park Vineyard Christmas party, 19th December 2014, 85 guests

The weekend was just as I had hoped. Thank you for your excellent service on Saturday night, my husband had a fabulous time, as did I. It was a real treat to not have to cook!

Rosie Rycroft, 6th December 2014, Bray, Husbands Special 50th Birthday Celebration with 16 guests

We engaged Clarissa to provide the food and drink at my son's 5th birthday party. The whole day was a great success and very enjoyable in part because we did not have to worry about organising the food or clearing up! A number of our guests asked for Clarissa's details, testament I think to the service she provided.

Mark Mimms, 6th December 2014, Crazies Hill, Childrens party with adult canapes for 50 guests

Our dinner party exceeded our expectations, the food and service were outstanding. All our guests left full and happy with high praise for Alison our server. Many thanks to Clarissa and her team.

Anna Perridge, 29th November 2014, Finchampstead, Private dining for 8 guests

We recently used The Great Food Company for a private function recently and they totally exceeded all of our expectations! It is always good to find good examples of great service and this was one of them, not only that but the food was second to none and delicious. Clarissa arrived and took control of the whole evening, we couldn't have asked for more, guests fed, drinks served and kitchen cleared and cleaned at the end. Everyone was very impressed! Thank You Clarissa.

Amanda Ray, 28th November 2014, Crowthorne, Hot Buffet for 40th Birthday party for 22 guests

Thanks for everything yesterday - it was great and everyone loved it.

Heather Simpson, 24th November 2014, Wokingham, 15 excited 5 year olds

Yes we were very happy. I think the Apple crumble hit the button for a lot of the men who said they all had seconds! Thank you so much you made the day very easy for us. It was a very emotional day for lots of people for lots of reasons there but everyone realised how special it was.

Jenny Outhwaite, 15th November 2014, Binfield, Special Family Gathering for 18 guests

I just wanted to write and say thanks for all your help on Friday. Not only was the menu perfect for the weather and a delicious start to the afternoon, but your ability to accommodate the myriad of dietary requirements and flexibility with last minute changes was fantastic. It left me with one less thing to worry about on a very stressful day. I hope to be eating your food again soon!

Hertz Cars, 14th November 2014 Stanlake Park Vineyard Twyford, Corporate Team Building Day for 25 attendees.

We were very impressed with both the quality of the food and service provided, thank you. I do not doubt we will be calling on you again in the future.

Mercedes-Benz, 7 & 8th November 2014, Greenoaks Ascot, AMD Car Launch

Everyone thought the food was delicious and were full of praise of the lunch – I was very envious!

Lambrooke School, 16th October 2014, Stanlake Park Vineyard Twyford, Corporate Executives Meeting for 7 guests

Can I start by thanking you from the bottom of my heart as you helped make our wedding day so special. The food was amazing and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it, you and your staff provide an exceptional service and it made the day for us both.

Sarah & Michael Beckford, 26th September, Ufton Court Tithe Barn, Wedding for 140 guests

Thank you very much for the dinner party, food, everything went verso smoothly on Saturday night, both Martina & Selby were absolutely fantastic.

Kathryn Rossiter, 27th September 2014, Wokingham, Private Dinner Party for 14 guests

I have to say that having been at Mars for nearly 15 years and have been to many offsite days, this has to be one of the first times that I have heard so much praise for the food. The selection, presentation and taste of the food was loved by all, very impressive.

Mars Drinks, 17th September 2014, Stanlake Park Vineyard Twyford, Corporate Day

Thank you for making our wedding day so wonderful and so memorable. As soon as we met Clarissa and Selby we were drawn to them as they were so friendly and personable. It was abundantly clear that they had not only a wealth of knowledge and experience but a passion for food. We knew straight away that we wanted them to be our wedding caterers. Clarissa was great, not only in helping us to choose just the right menu and wines but also in her meticulous planning of the day. The food was delicious and the 'family style' gave a friendly, Mediterranean atmosphere to the wedding breakfast which was just what we wanted. Martina and the team were brilliant all day. They were friendly, attentive, hardworking and totally professional. We have had so many comments from our guests on the fantastic food and brilliant staff. What an amazing company you are, we would recommend anyone planning their wedding to choose you as their caterers.

Lee Assirati, 13th September 2014, Ufton Court Tithe Barn, Wedding for 60 guests

We wanted to say thank you for the gorgeous food you gave us for our wedding in September. It was one of the highlights and so many people raved about it. Also thank you for making the reception run so smoothly - your organisation of things helped make it a perfect day.

Mark Pursell, 13th September 2014, Stanlake Park Vineyard, Wedding for 79 guests

The feedback on the catering for the last two days was very good. Yesterday they nearly cleared all the plates which is a first in catered meetings I have seen.

British Car Auctions, 10th & 17th September 2014, Blackbushe, Executive Meetings

Thank you so much for all your efforts to make our wedding a day to remember. From start to finish, the service you offered could not have been better. From the initial planning session down to the fine details, it was a pleasure to work with you. Our day in the garden, in the marquee, was a great success; you were totally flexible, responded to our needs all day and I can't tell you how many guests commented on your friendly service as they left. The site was left spotless and nothing was too much trouble. Would I recommend The Great Food Company to other? Absolutely! Thank you to you.

Ellie Robinson, 6th September 2014, Caversham, Wedding with 123 guests

Just to say we had a fabulous party and the food was amazing - everyone loved it!

Sally Bye, 6th September 2014, Headley, BBQ & Garden Party with 36 guests

We were thrilled with the sterling service we received from The Great Food Company for our Queen's Awards event - beautifully presented, tasty canapés along with friendly, attentive staff made for a perfect day

Sysco Guest Supply, 3rd September 2014, Aldermaston, Corporate Queens Award Ceremony

It was fabulous! Thank you so much to the Good Food Company. Selby & Elly were excellent and the food was delicious.

Angela Hobbs, 3rd September 2014, Windsor, 50th Birthday Celebration with 8 guests

The food from The Great Food Company went down a storm. Very tasty and something for everyone to enjoy! Perfect quantities served at just the right time. Clarissa and her staff was so professional, unobtrusive, but always there when you needed them and seemed to clear away invisibly! The bar set up worked well too! All suppliers were great value, but very professional and high class.

Lauren Drewery, Owner & Event Manager of Special Days, 31st August 2014, Wedding for a client with 75 guests

Thank you for organising a great event for us. Selb, Darcy and Alex were excellent. Please pass on our thanks.

Ravi Bansai, 30th August 2014, Binfield, Family BBQ for 20 guests

Thanks to the Great Food Company we were able to have a stress free event. On the day, the team couldn't have been more helpful and a number of guests commented on the great food and how the waiting staff were very attentive without being intrusive. Would definitely recommend.

Steve Hill, 30th August 2014, Burghfield Common, Wifes Surprise Party for 40

We had an absolutely fantastic day on Saturday. Everything went smoothly and Zoe & Ed really enjoyed themselves. We were absolutely delighted with the catering for the wedding. You were so helpful throughout, the food was excellent and you and your staff were fantastic knowing what needed to be done when, and just getting on with it quietly. I am not sure if you heard Ed thank you publicly in his speech. We had lots of compliments about the food too.

Kathryn Uffindell, 30th August 2014, Warfield, Wedding with 109 guests

Thank you so much for catering for our party last Friday. Once we had agreed the menus I left it all to you and your two staff on the night. They made it all very easy, including bringing me food when they realised I hadn't fed myself and I have had several compliments about the food.

Lucinda Webber, 29th August 2014, Newbury, Private Party with 62 guests

We just wanted to write you a mail to say a great many thank you for all you and your team did on Tuesday for us and our guests. There has been so many compliments on the food and really heart felt comments too. I have the impression that the food will be one of the highlights everyone will remember. Your team were amazing, very friendly, helpful and attentive. I hope they enjoyed working the wedding too. Thanks for your help with my dress, it definitely meant I could enjoy dancing a lot more than having it floating around.

Lea & Hakan, 26th August, Ufton Court Tithe Barn, Wedding with 42 guests

Thank you for being great on our day, as I'm sure you could tell it all got a bit stressful in the morning as I knew where everything went and nobody else did, but it looked great thank you. I should have don't some more organising beforehand so it was clearer but hey you live and learn. The food was super yummy and so many people commented on it. The brownies and meringues were amazing.

Jayne Costin, 25th August 2014, Ufton Court Tithe Barn, Wedding with 50 guests

From the moment Clarissa and her team arrived, they were the epitome of calm professionalism and friendly service. Clarissa organised and sorted everything for our son's christening ensuring that not only did the day run like clockwork but that we had nothing to worry about. The food was outstanding, the service warm, friendly and professional with some wonderful touches just to add to the overall splendor of the day. I would not hesitate to recommend The Great Food Company, if you want a stress free, fabulous and professional event, these are the people to go to.

Harriet Warner, 24th August 2014, Henley on Thames, Christening for 40 guests

The food was great and Selby, Martina and Lily were nothing short of spectacular! They were a positive delight to have around; looking great, enjoying their work, thinking ahead very carefully and anticipating our needs, interacting really well with us and the guests - and they left our house beautifully clean and tidy.

Julie Matthews, 17th August 2014, Hartney Witney, Company Summer Gathering with 29 guests

Clarissa and the rest of the team at The Great Food Company were top quality and highly professional from the outset. Flexible and full of ideas when it came to the menu design and how the day itself should be organised and on the day itself a competent and calming influence as well as being completely focussed on making sure the guests had a perfect day, taking the load off me! Her staff were frankly a cut above my expectation and I could not recommend TGFC highly enough. By the way, the food was fantastic too!!

Grace Fisher, 16th August 2014, Maidenhead, Picnic Wedding with 113 guests

I just wanted to say a big thank you for helping to make Playday 2014 such a success. We have had great feedback from the event and were really pleased you could attend and be part of the day.

Reading Council Playday, 15th August 2014, for 200 attendees

The food and service provided by your caterers was absolutely amazing, our champagne cream tea was enjoyed by all. All the staff were lovely and were very flexible when our timings ran a bit late. I want to say a massive thank you to Martine, without whom, our day would not have been as amazing as it was. She was professional, lovely, flexible and went above and beyond to make sure everything was as it should be and that everything ran smoothly. At the times where I was starting to feel worried or a bit stressed (due to other parts of the day, nothing to to with your catering) she made me feel calm again, and like things would be alright. You are lucky to have her on your team.

Kath Lauder, 2nd August 2014, Inkpen, Wedding for 57 guests

Just wanted to say, "Great job" to Chris who looked after us very well indeed and a massive "Thanks" for all the wonderful food. Everyone had a great time and said how nice the food looked and tasted. The spinach, blue cheese n bacon salad was a particular winner. Thanks again for helping us lay on a relaxed and enjoyable event

3GHR, 1st August 2014, Grazeley, Corporate Clients Garden Party with 30 guests

Thank you so much for making my 80th party such a success. Everyone said how charming and helpful your staff were and were so pleased that I was able to relax & enjoy the occasion myself.

Jane Redgrove, 26th July 2014, Emmer Green, 80th Birthday Celebration with 23 guests

Thanks so much for all your help. You were brilliant, your team was terrific, the organisation seamless and the food delicious. I couldn't have asked for more. A hundred people at 90th birthday party is going some... and no need for your first aid skills despite the heat!

Piers Lea, 26th July 2014, Mortimer, 80th Birthday Garden Party with 102 guests

I just wanted to go on record with my appreciation of the excellent food you supplied for our 60 guests last Saturday. Your planning of our event and the attention to detail was so helpful to me. The food was superbly prepared on site and all of your staff worked tirelessly to ensure that our guests wanted for nothing. I hope that I have the opportunity to use your company in the future.

Peter Garcka, 26th July 2014, Bramley, 50th Birthday Celebration with 65 guests

On behalf of all the family I want to say a huge thank you and your staff for all your efforts in providing the catering on Monday. I think you did a fantastic job - the food was delicious and I really appreciated your attention to detail and presentation as well as your friendly and flexible attitude. I can't really believe that all that came together in 5 days! A great credit to you. I will definitely recommend you to others. We also had many lovely comments from others attending the funeral. Also it was wonderful that your flower lady was able to step in and rescue the flowers which my friend had done for the coffin. As some of the delphiniums began to wilt on Saturday I couldn't think how we could replace them for Monday morning - so I was so grateful to you and her. Many people also commented on how beautiful the flowers were.

Elizabeth Savell, 21st July 2014, St James Church Funeral for 60 guests

Thank you to Clarissa and her team for an absolutely marvellous day on a Sunday. Fabulous food about which the guests raved. The team were so polite and attentive that the garden party was a fantastic success. The kitchens were left spotless.

Jill Darcy, 20th July 2014, Eton College Masters House, Wedding with 62 guests

Thanks for email, and thanks for your efficient input into the party, which everybody says was a great success... Lastly we much appreciated you "dynamic" input, on the evening, whipping the staff into shape & thus ensuring that everything was organized and running smoothly. Also it was nice to have help up at the tennis court, so thanks for that, and ditto the next morning clear up was good too

Alex Gooch, 19th July 2014, Old Basing, 50th Birthday Celebration with 93 guests

Everything went great and the food was superb.

Keith Williams, 19th July 2014, Wokingham, BBQ Drop off

Clarissa worked so hard from the beginning to bring our summer wedding theme alive. Communication was great and they were flexible with the changes that we wanted. We had an English theme with sweet and savory scone canapés and a BBQ. All of our guests gave great feedback and liked that there was variety. On the day Clarissa and her whole team worked so hard and were very helpful in more than just catering aspects. Fully recommend the team.

Charlotte & Chint Arnold, 13th July 2014, Ufton Court Tithe Barn, Wedding for 76 guests

We had such a lovely time yesterday and so much was due to you and your team doing such a terrific job. Everyone was so impressed with the food, service and initiative you and your staff provided. If you would like us to add any reviews or testimonials to your website please let us know.

Ruth Rosewell, 12th July 2014, Caversham, 40th Birthday Celebration for 89 guests

The food was unbelievable, so many people commented on it, and the service you and your team supplied was amazing. We were talking on honeymoon that we wanted to send an email thanking you and asking if there were any sites you would want us to write a review on, if there are any others, please let me know.

Anouska Rees, 11th July 2014, Well Barn Streatley, Wedding with 73 guests

Thank you very much for the catering service you provided at our wedding. Your professionalism was second to none and we always felt that we were in very capable hands, especially with your experience of working with the venue. You offered us great menus to pick from and we were very happy with our final choices. The food was delicious and we had a lot of compliments on the day. Thank you again!

Jane & Mark Jones, 5th July 2014, Windsor Estate York Club. Wedding for 128 guests

Thanks for your message and a big thank you for everything. The food was amazing as always. Please pass on my thanks again to Darcy, Sam and Rachel - they really did do such a great job, making the party run smoothly and they covered every little detail. It made the day much more enjoyable for me, rather than running around trying to organise little things so I really appreciated it. They thoroughly deserved their tip. Thank you also for covering the extra cost.

Jo Cole, 5th July 2014, Binfield, Birthday Celebration for 70 guests

Thank you so much for looking after us all so well on Saturday. We have had so many excellent comments about you, the food and your staff. Attentive and delicious!!!

Josephine Blythe, 28th June 2014, 50th Birthday Celebration for 92 guests

We both wanted to say a huge thank you for everything you and your team did on Saturday. The food looked and tasted amazing and so many people commented on how lovely the food was, having been living on salad for what feels like forever before the wedding the food on Saturday was the best way to break the diet. We both got very excited when we saw the cocktails in the jam jars, they looked amazing, well worth all the collecting over the last few months. I don't think we can believe how smoothly everything ran on the day and we both appreciated all the pre-wedding day planning advice you gave us.

Chris & Clare Hook, 21st June 2014, Pangbourne, Wedding for 121 guests

Yes, everyone was very pleased with the BBQ (the football was very much a side line!). Please give our thanks to your team for all their efforts on the day.

SDL, 24th June 2014, Corporation Summer BBQ to celebrate the football for 93 guests

Big thanks to your team and we'll happily recommend the Great Food Company to anyone who will listen.

Caroline Morrison, Kew Steam Museum, 4th June 2014, Wedding for 72

I just wanted to thank you and all your lovely staff for doing a superb job on Friday. You really were instrumental in making the party a huge success and many guests commented on how much they enjoyed the food and how wonderfully efficient, attentive and helpful you and your staff were. I'd also like to thank you personally for supporting me throughout all the planning and making so many brilliant suggestions. It was truly a triumph and I shall highly recommend you to friends and colleagues.

Bernadette Fisher, Binfield, 21th Birthday Celebration for 120 guests

It's official, the Great food company are exceptional... with a cellar full of fantastic wines, artisan foods and top restauranteurs on the guest list, lunch had to be impressive, and it most certainly was. The set up and service was brilliant, always rising to the challenge, you completely transformed our unloading bay and car park into lively, buzzing pop up café, serving just short of 200 lunches in a couple of hours - not for the faint hearted! We've had fantastic feedback from our guests; inspired flavour fusions, high quality ingredients, perfectly cooked. Thank you also for all your help in the morning with teas, coffees and delicious pastries for our wineries and suppliers... Our annual trade tasting is such an important event for us, we work only with supplier partners that we trust and know will deliver, thank you for being that partner, you really are the icing and the cherry on our Cork, Chalk & Cheese Cake - till next year ??

Milton Sandford Wine Merchants, 12th June 2014, Corporate Customer Event for 200 guests

What a triumph! From the reports I've been receiving the event was about as perfect as it could have been. I saw one brief photo, so glimpsed the fabulous decorations (the bunting was a perfect touch), and heard about the lace tablecloths, and birdcages - so creative. I'm looking forward to hearing more about it, but can tell you that Babs had an amazing 100th birthday - it was so special, and I can't thank you enough - Kate Lee

30th May 2014, Farnborough, 100th Very Special Birthday Celebration

Thank you so very much for the lovely party you did for me. It was perfect. Everyone enjoyed it and keep talking about it. Thank you for the lovely flowers. Everyone was so attentive and kind to us, which was very much appreciated with all the staff's hard work - a Very lady Marjory Purchase.

30th May 2014, Farnborough, 100th Very Special Birthday Celebration

We were extremely pleased with the food on Saturday - thank you so much

Lucy Grist, 17th May 2014, Portsmouth, Hen Party

Thank you so much for last Friday, I thought you provided an excellent service, several guests mentioned to me how good the food was. I also appreciated your calmness and good humour as volunteers, children and various others kept invading your working area! We really appreciated you doing this and I hope you now feel truly embedded as part of the Ufton team.

Mary Riall, 16th May 2014, Ufton Court Adventure Playground launch for 200 guests

Thank you very much for the catering on Saturday, we were very pleased with both the quality of the food and the friendliness of the staff. Everyone at the party commented on how delicious the pork was. Well done!

Sabine Everett, 10th May 2014, Bisley, Hog Roast for 40 guests

I think it all went down well - I usually hear if they do not like ;-) Also great service as always.

SDL, 14th May 2014, Maidenhead, Corporate Executive Meeting

All family were delighted with the food and your staff Darcie and Craig and would highly recommend you and your team. Darcie and Craig were very attentive to everyone's needs and I was delighted to have assistance from Darcie in assembling our son's cake. Leigh has been to collect the hired items today and has a serving fork for you!

Ali & Jen Conway, 10th May 2014, Ufton Court Barn, Wedding with 144 guests

I'm not sure we can put into words how thankful we are for your help on the run up to the wedding and obviously on the day itself. From start to finish you were fantastic and so were your team. We simply couldn't have done it without you - you were more than just a wedding caterer. We felt really comfortable relying on you to organise certain jobs and people, and you took a great weight off our minds. Please send a special thanks to Rachel and her Vauxhall Corsa!

James & Clare Branney, 3rd May 2014, Wasing Secret Gardens Aldermaston, Wedding with 82 guests

Great food; great people; quietly efficient; very friendly; nothing too much trouble; easy to get on with. The cocktail waiter really knew his stuff and then some! Priced very competitively in my opinion. Will use again as soon as we can find a good excuse for another party.

Darrell Mann, 26th April 2014, Crowthorne, 50th Birthday Celebration

Thanks so much again for looking after us last week, everything was wonderful!

M&C Saatchi, 11/12/13th April 2014, Corporate Team Building Weekend Ufton Court

We were delighted with the quality of the food and professionalism of the staff which helped make our event that bit more special 'thank you'.

Andrew Nicholls, 11th April 2014, Wokingham Council Dragons Den Event

It was a tremendous help to me that you organised everything, allowing me to chat to everyone and enjoy the party. All of my guests were very complementary about you and Rachel - you greeted everyone and put a full glass in their hands almost immediately on arrival - a great start. The food was lovely and everyone commented on the delightful variety of flavours and the quality of the food - the main courses were lovely and my husband thought that the desserts were fantastic. And then, you cleared up afterwards with no fuss, allowing us to party into the night. Overall an excellent service and I'll be passing on your details to all of my friends.

Lorena Neep, 5th April 2014, Wokingham, Family 60th Birthday Gathering

Thanks for your service at Compassion UK last Monday. It was brilliant! I especially loved your flexibility and your good humour. At the sight of the empty plates, our guests have apparently enjoyed your delicious "Boeuf Bourguignon". My only regret was not to be part of them!

CompassionUk Charity, 31st March 2014, Weybridge, Executive Leaving Party

This is the second time we engaged The Great Food Company, the first event was a small dinner party with 14 guests, the second event was a party with 40 guests. Each event was very enjoyable and The Great Food Company excelled. We and our guests have been very impressed with their professionalism, the food and service. The food is delicious and presented beautifully, the staff are attentive but not intrusive. If you would like to make an event extra special without the hassle, we would highly recommend, The Great Food Company.

Patricia & Clarke Stuart, 5th April 2014, Sandhurst, Family Gathering

Thank you very much to you and your team for looking after our event so well, extremely organised and efficient, your working areas tidy with minimal disruption and the event room very professionally run! You always made sure our guests were looked after at all times, not forgetting the food which was great, we had many guests comment on the standard and was very much enjoyed... you also got a tweet from one of our analysts. We very much hope to work with you again soon.

SDL, 3rd March 2014, Maidenhead, Corporate Executive Meeting

Clarissa and the whole of the TGFC team did a wonderful job at our wedding. They were very professional and did everything in their power to make our day very special. Our guests made efforts to come up and tell us how good all of the food was! The evening went more amazingly than we could have ever hoped for and this definitely would not have been possible without all the hard work and effort from the TGFC team.

James Weir, 18th January 2014, Hungerford, Wedding

We hosted an event in February and were delighted with the service offered by The Great Food Company. From the first enquiry Clarissa was easy to contact with a very pleasant manner. The menus offered to us were extensive. On the evening of the event, the team arrived promptly and found their way around our kitchen very efficiently. Even small detail was taken care of such as lighting candles. The guests were greeted at the door by Clarissa, coats taken and flowers put in water. Selby beavered away in the kitchen and James was on hand to take and deliver drink orders. Food was delicious and special dietary needs well catered for. Canapes were served discreetly The roast lamb was cooked to perfection and the vegetarian butternut squash curry very tasty. A lovely finish with Blueberry Panacotta. Even Coffee and Tea was prepared and served for us and chocolates opened and served. All the clearing away happened as if by magic! We recommend The Great Food Company most highly and will be using them in the future.

22nd February 2014, Judi Edwards, Wokingham, Doctors Partners leaving Party

Thank you and Selby so much for Saturday night - it was a fantastic evening, wonderful food and so smoothly run. Izzy had the best time ever and the girls chatting in the car on the way home were saying it was far and away the best party they'd ever been to, so a huge success all round and a very very happy 15 year old.

8TH February 2014, Mary-Rose Winchester at Milton Sandford Chalk Mine, 15th Birthday Celebration

Just a note to thank you and your staff for making my 60th dinner party such a memorable occasion. Everything was well organised and your staff mixed with and served the guests in a most efficient and unobtrusive way. All the food was delicious and your chef dealt with our Aga as well as Mary Berry would! The timing of the courses was spot on and the wine served just as my glass nearly emptied .I would conclude by saying that when I need professional caterers again I will be in touch and would have no hesitation in recommending you to friends too.

William J Brand, 21st December 2013, Hurst, 60th Birthday Celebration

We would like to thank you for the fabulous catering on Saturday, the food was great and Martina and Lily were very special, they helped make it a relaxed special day for Maryon. They engaged with everyone, chatted, smiled all the time and nothing was too much trouble, and above all remained professional at all times. A great day - thank you very much.

John Simpson, 24th January 2015, Taplow, Afternoon Tea & Canapes for Surprise 60th for 12 guests

Wow the food was amazing, tasted great and beautifully presented. Thank you so much for all the effort you put to an amazing spread. All our guests thoroughly enjoyed the food and had plenty left for breakfast this morning, which was great. Next time we have a party I will definitely be in contact as you made it so much more enjoyable for me.


Many thanks to you and your staff for providing such delicious food and friendly and helpful service throughout our event. Many of our guests made similar comments; you really made our party a great success. We would certainly recommend your company should we be asked.


We loved the food, it was all so tasty and very well presented. Nigel was very polite and helpful.


We are delighted to have found The Great Food Company. We run regular corporate events and we have come to rely upon Clarissa and her team for great food and invaluable event support. Clarissa is responsive, reliable and flexible to our requirements. It's great to know we can call upon The Great Food Company to work alongside us as part of our team.


Thank you to you and the team for all your help. With your help, our Christmas party was the party of the year! Your suggestions and adaptability were excellent and the food you supplied was superb! During the event you were professional and attentive, we really couldn't have asked for more. We look forward to using you again soon.


Just a note to say many thanks to you, Selby, Sam & James, everything seemed to run very smoothly and we were clearly in very capable hands.


Gordon was a great chef, the food was delicious and well presented.


Thanks very much for your lovely food and first class service. Your friendly and professional approach is much appreciated and makes such a big difference to us all.


Thank you so much - it was perfect and you all were great!


I just wanted to say a massive thank you for making our Christmas party such a fantastic evening. You were a great hostess - a little too good at topping up my glass! - and the food was delicious. Everyone had a great time and commented on what a great hostess you were. It really did exceed our expectations and we will definitely be recommending you far and wide! Please pass on our thanks to the chef as well. Thanks again for helping to make our Christmas party an enjoyable and memorable occasion.


Thank you for all of your hard work yesterday!


Thanks so much for the food yesterday - it went down a treat!


Food was absolutely wonderful and the whole lot went, just enough for 4 left overs on Monday. A big Thank You and anyone I know who is looking for a caterer I will surely recommend your company.


Food and service were both excellent and helped make our event that bit more special.


Thank you for all your hard work on Wednesday. The food was great (and plenty of it) and with so many guests it was fantastic to walk into a clean and tidy kitchen at the end of the afternoon.


Thank you so much for everything you did for the wedding! We thought it was fantastic. The food was delicious and the service was great!


"Hey Clarissa, just wanted to say thanks for Saturday night. You guys did a really great job!" Nick - Father "I'd like to thank you all ever so much for the excellent service that you provided last night. My family and myself were extremely impressed and will be sure recommend to you to all friends."


Good food good company!


Thank you so much for being part of our wedding on Sunday and helping to make it such a success. The day ran really well thanks to your planning and organisation and the food and drinks were all very well received. People commented particularly on the port sauce. The chocolate mousse was my favourite and your staff were all extremely efficient, helpful and polite." Kay Knight - Mother of the Bride: "Many thanks for all your hard work on the day and Selby's cooking, you have all been fantastic and would definitely recommend you guys in a flash.


Another fantastic experience with The Great Food Company. Can't recommend them highly enough!


Many thanks for sending me Selby, Darcie & Anna on Saturday, they did a great job and the food was really good. I have had nothing but compliments from my guests about the food and the fantastic service from the team, they were a pleasure to work with.


Thank you very much for making our Sunday event so enjoyable. It was wonderful that you just got on efficiently with the job allowing us to relax and enjoy our guests. The food was fantastic and your service excellent. You were so slick in the way you just slotted into the role, got everything sorted out and organised in the kitchen and garden and at the end quietly left with no mess for us to tidy away. It really made the whole event a pleasurable and hassle free experience.


Thanks for your support in making the evening the success is was.


Thank you so much for everything you did yesterday, everything was perfect – it just could not have been better. Darcy & James worked so hard and just made it so easy for Paul & I. Everyone said how wonderful the food was, not only did it look good but tasted as good as it looked.


Darcie did a great job and everyone had a super time.


We asked The Great Food Company to manage all catering aspects for a garden party at home and they were great, the food was delicious and the servers that looked after us all afternoon were simply wonderful.


"I'd like to add my thanks to those below. Although I was mainly arm's-length in the organisation, one of the reasons I was able to be so was the confidence I had in you and your team. I've had so many messages of thanks and that is in no small part due to you and your team. In addition it was hugely enjoyable to be party pf (and Amy thought so too!)." Best Dave "Stuart, Dave, Amy and I would like to thank you, Selby and the team for your wonderful service. From the moment you arrived, everything went like clockwork and thanks to you, we were able to relax and enjoy what was a very memorable party. The food was ideal for a summer occasion - tasty and light, with good texture - and served very professionally by the staff. I have had several favourable comments about 'family style'. Thanks for suggesting it, I thought it worked so well. I was also impressed by how everyone was kept topped up with drinks and how discretely you all tidied up and left us to dance the night away."


Thanks again for making Paula's birthday such a special occasion. We all really had a fantastic meal.


We used The Great Food Company for our annual summer party last Friday and couldn't have been happier with the service we received, both before and during the event. Clarissa was very professional, incredibly helpful and attentive throughout the afternoon ensuring that glasses were always topped up. We selected the Afternoon Tea menu which was perfect for a summer event and I can recommend the homemade cakes!


I will like to thank you for your service, the food has been appreciated and the service was good.


It was a lovely day and you all worked so hard. Thank you so much.


Thanks very much for making our party such a success. Everyone said the food was delicious and you were incredibly helpful at taking care of all the little details. We will definitely be using you again!


We did have the most wonderful day and I cannot thank you enough for all your amazing hard work and marvelous help. Sarah was just superb - she is so delightful, please thank her very much for making it so good and the team worked brilliantly under quite pressured conditions. The food was delicious, particularly the sweet tea which looked gorgeous on the table in the Library.


What a wonderful and happy occasion our 40th Wedding Anniversary was! We wanted to create a relaxed but classy lunch party for close family and friends. Choosing The Great Food Company was the best decision we could have made. Clarissa patiently listened and then provided ideas for a perfect menu that would suit the variety of ages and digestions invited! The food was delicious and the service discreet. Many guests commented on the lovely flavours and presentation of each course. Thank you Clarissa, Selby and their team for a memorable day. Our personal thanks again. You will be our first choice for any future 'gatherings' we may have.


We met a number of potential wedding caterers but none seemed to understand what we wanted or how to do it as well as Clarissa and Selby. Straight away they helped suggest great ideas and help with things completely unrelated to the food. They were always available to talk and help. On the day everything went perfectly to plan and that was because of the fantastic team The Great Food Company had. The food was amazing and nearly every guest complimented us on it! I would suggest Clarissa and her team to anyone who wants a professional result with a family touch.


Just wanted to say, wonderful today & loved the flowers on the cookie plate. Our CEO loved it!


Thanks again for everything - you and your team were fantastic - great food and great service!!!!


I just wanted to take this opportunity again to say thank you so much for all your help and assistance. The food was great and lots of guests have commented positively on the evening / the canapés! Everything ran so smoothly and it was great to know you were there and to have the confidence everything was organised and in safe hands. Thanks so much for your support.


What an amazing job you all did. Everybody commented on your 'Superb' service and menu. You did such an Amazing job, Thank you. It all made the day So enjoyable, for us, with our family and friends. It was an occasion which, we could not have enjoyed anywhere near as much, if you hadn't been providing the service and delicious food. A number of our friends commented that they had never thought of getting the help of caterers for one of their parties but I think that when they saw what you did and that you took all the strain and worry out of the occasion, you may be getting some calls. You are very local to the area also, so were on hand from the beginning to answer any questions and help us with all aspects of the day... even somehow the weather. Everything was tidied up and clean when you left us, so we didn't even need to worry about that side of things.


Just a quick note to say thank you for doing such a great job at Lucy's 21st birthday party on Sunday. It was great not to have to worry, and for Peter and I just to sit back and enjoy the day. The food was delicious and the feedback from our guests was great.


I would like to extend a massive thank you to you and your team for the fantastic food and service you provided for us, it made the day so special. The canapés and barbeque food were amazing and your team were polite, efficient and friendly. We have had many catered parties in the past so we have quite a bit of experience with various party organisers and caterers and I have to say the Great Food Company shone! The feedback from our friends and family was excellent and we will certainly be approaching you again to help us with future events.


The Great Food Company provides deliciously good food, pays attention to detail, and is professional in its approach. The husband and wife team are creative, caring and a pleasure to deal with. I will definitely request they cater my next food occasion!


We used The Great Food Company to provide the catering for our marquee wedding and would have no reservations about recommending them. They, and in particular Clarissa, went out of their way to make sure everything went smoothly, including helping out with many entirely un-food-related issues! Their help was invaluable - they organised many aspects for us that we hadn't even thought of and were incredibly flexible in adapting to how we wanted things.


We chose 'The Great Food Company' online and what a find. From just looking at the website, we knew they were going to be great, professional, very well priced but with a great choice of foods. The food was amazing, the service was amazing, and the day was amazing. We couldn't have asked for anything better. We would definitely 100% recommend 'The Great Food Company' to anyone that needed a special, professional, easy to deal with company for their special day. Thank you so very much for everything you did for us on our wedding day. Michelle & Ben (The new Mr & Mrs Rice) April 2013


Thank you for the excellent food you provided for our men's weekend away. Your efficient, friendly service and generous portions of really good food, helped to make the weekend a great success. Thank you again.


I just wanted to day thank you to you and your husband for a lovely afternoon tea. The food was really delicious and I look forward to using your service again in the near future.


I just wanted to say a huge thank you for the fabulous food at our Daughters Christening and 1st Birthday Party. The fantastic smells that welcomed us into lunch did not disappoint. I was a bit anxious about having the party at home as thought it would be a bit stressful. Thanks to you talking me through my plans for the day and the service you provided made the day a huge success. I would thoroughly recommend The Great Food company and will definitely be using your services in the future.


Sometimes 'thank you' is too small a word! Hosting our second wine and food tasting event and knowing that we needed to make it more spectacular than before, we contacted The Great Food Company for advice. There is no doubt the experience, expertise and professionalism of Clarissa and Selby ensured each of our guests enjoyed a marvelous and warming afternoon tea which fit the brief superbly. Not only were our guests' needs catered for, but Clarissa and Selby's enthusiasm for the event we were hosting ensured they became not just 'the caterers' but part of the team and certainly an asset to our event. We were totally delighted with our experience of The Great Food Company and look forward to sharing many more events with them.


I would like to thank Clarissa and her team at The Great Food Company for fantastic catering at very short notice! Even though it was a comparatively small event, Clarissa treated it with no less enthusiasm or professionalism. I was very impressed with the excellent food produced and as an event organiser it is refreshing to work with reliable and timely suppliers you can trust. We received many comments on the excellent standard of food, all of which is down to the love and care put in by Clarissa – I would highly recommend them and shall definitely be using them again in the future, thank you!


A big thank you to the three of you, Clarissa, Selby and Sam for making our evening so wonderful. Both the food and the service were excellent; we were all most impressed and I am sure we will have occasion to use you again and will definitely recommend you to our friends.


Clarissa was a great help in keeping me calm when it came to preparing everything the morning of my event, she was superb at keeping my clients looked after with the food and drinks and I have had some fantastic feedback not only on how great the food was but also how well everyone felt they were looked after.


OMG lemon & Lime Tart to die for!! Finally love client lunches!


We used The Great Food Company for our wedding recently where we were using a marquee for the reception. The food was exceptional from the unique canapes to the quality and variety of the wedding breakfast. We were delighted with the results and the amount of compliments that came back from our guests. Much more than just caterers however, they were the glue that held the flow and timings of the day and evening together. Again, the feedback from our guests was glowing as to the courteous nature of all staff and Clarissa was able to adapt to timings, liaise with the toastmaster and provide a seamless look when things could have gone seriously awry. Would have no hesitation in recommending for any occasion where you want a high standard of food with a subtle difference to set your event apart.


Clarissa & Selby really helped our big day go with a bang. Their enthusiasm and professionalism was evident in every step – from planning to the day itself. They went above and beyond what a 'regular' caterer would, delivering a real 5-star service. They helped us plan a fantastic menu but also helped our wedding run very smoothly. The food served was sensational and was being commented on weeks after the wedding. I would not hesitate to recommend them for any event and will certainly be using them again in the future!


From start to finish, Clarissa and her team provided us with help, advice and support in helping to make sure that the food, drink and logistics of our wedding reception was delivered effortlessly and without a hitch. The food was absolutely first class and we'd heartily recommend the salads, the bruschetta and the famous chilli sausages!


Thank you, the food was really lovely on Saturday. The Tiramisu was a very impressive spectacle as well as tasting fab. All really lovely. Selby did a great job. I can't believe what a chilled experience entertaining could be, and will definitely be doing it (with help!) again at some point. Thanks for sending Sonia, too. She was really lovely, and made a real difference.


We were really happy with the food - thank you very much. We will certainly be going for the catered option for future parties and we have given your name to a number of people at the party as we had lots of enquiries as people were very impressed!


It was absolutely brilliant. Thank-you sooooo much. Everyone commented on how professional and efficient you were without being intrusive at all. With delicious food into the bargain. Wouldn't hesitate to use you again!


Thank you for all your hard work last Saturday for my 50th birthday bash. We have had some really nice feedback and compliments from some of our friends who attended. Great quality food & variety, how lovely calm and professional you were and how food kept magically appearing. We would have no hesitation in recommending you or your services.


I just wanted to say thank you to both of you for the wonderful service provided by The Great Food Company on Saturday. The quality and presentation of the food was outstanding and all the guests commented on how lovely it was. Clarissa was so organized that it meant that I could actually enjoy the party and talk to people as Clarissa served the drinks, food and cleared away - it was like having a Fairy Godmother! The party could not have gone any better and the food was fabulous so many thanks to you both for helping to make Jack's 18th birthday party so special. I will certainly use you again and I will definitely be recommending you to my friends!


I just wanted to drop you an email to say a HUGE thank you for catering on Saturday. You and your team were absolutely amazing. I can't express just how grateful I am. Not only was the food superb but all the attention to detail and just generally the warmth from all of you made the day extra special! You definitely went above and beyond - it was noticed. The girls were also raving about the food the next day - the salmon (as you said it would be) was fantastic but so was every part of the meal. Thank you so much and please let me know what I can do to help refer you!


We had a lovely evening thank you. You and your colleagus were brilliant. Everyone loved the food but it was your attention to detail that impressed us. Lighting our garden candles, finding an ice bucket from nowhere! Taking presents from us as guests arrived and generally ensuring everyone had their drinks toppped up. Because of this we were able to relax and enjoy the evening. Many thanks.


Just a little note to say a huge THANK YOU for the wonderful food for my 40th party yesterday , everything was utterly delicious and all our guests loved it... just exactly what I wanted and it made the day very special. The tiramisu was to die for. Almost worth having another party just to get some more!


We booked Clarissa and Selby to Cater for our daughter's wedding reception. A garden party by the river. "The Great Food Company" indeed - don't let them fool you! Clarissa and Selby are the "Fantastic Food Company". This is not just catering - this is everything you need to make your perfect day. How can two people work so hard, deliver a truly wonderful service, wonderful food and leave you with nothing to worry about?


We couldn't have been any happier with The Great Food Company, right from the very first phone call they put us at ease that the wedding day catering would be a success. The food and service were both first class and helped make our day very special and one to remember for the rest of our lives.


From start to finish, Clarissa and her team provided us with help, advice and support in helping to make sure that the food, drink and logistics of our wedding reception was delivered effortlessly and without a hitch. The food was absolutely first class and we'd heartily recommend the salads, the bruschetta and the famous chilli sausages!


I used The Great Food Company for my 50th birthday cocktail party with some trepidation, as I had not used caterers before and had no experience or recommendations to go on. I wanted canapés and a fork buffet for 35 guests, and we really landed on our feet in choosing TGFC. The food was as delicious as it sounded in the menu choices and I was surprised at how much of it was freshly prepared by the chef in our kitchen the hour before the party started and while guests were having drinks, so that the canapés and buffet were all fresh and beautifully presented. The piece de resistance was Clarissa herself, who had suggested it might be a good idea to have someone stay for the evening to serve the food, drinks, clear away etc. Clarissa was fantastic in this role, really making a difference to the whole evening by greeting guests, leading them to the garden, making sure everyone had a drink etc., but she organised us superbly, finding vases for flowers, putting gifts and cards carefully aside so I would know what was from whom - all the activities I didn't even know I needed, but were a godsend. I can't recommend TGFC highly enough, especially as the cost was great value for money. I had quotes at the same price for very basic food (yes, the sort I could have done myself), which is definitely not the quality of food we received, which really did live up to the website. My friends have asked that I'm 50 again next year so we can do it all again - I'm not sure we will wait that long to find a reason to use TGFC.


Ian and I wanted to thank you and your team at 'The Great Food Company' for the outstanding service you provided for our wedding. I can honestly say that it wouldn't have been the success it was without you. Your advice and suggestions were invaluable and not only did you provide us with fantastic food and wine choices, but you were there to set up, look after everyone and clear up after we left. The day of the wedding was so relaxed thanks to you. You really did go over and above the call of duty.


Clarissa is a wedding planner par excellence. From the first discussions we had with her, she made very helpful suggestions regarding our menu choices and how to manage all the elements on the day. In the run up to the day, she was at the end of the phone and email patiently answering questions and giving advice. On our Wedding day, she and Selby were fantastic and I as the bride felt completely confident that all would go to plan - it all exceeded my hopes. The food was wonderful, the tables were beautifully laid, the service was totally unobtrusive and at the end of the day you would not have known that they had ever been in the kitchen. I highly recommend this company and would not hesitate to use them again for any other events.


The great food company catered for a garden party for our daughters 50th birthday and the food and the service they provided was second to none. From the time they arrived their professionalism was obvious to everyone and the food served was excellent and innovative. I would highly recommend them to anyone who wants excellence in catering from small to large occasions.


We were delighted with the party and all our friends had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed the food and the Jukebox. We would happily recommend The Great Food Company to all our friends, the quality and the service were excellent.


As an event organiser, what I need is to work with suppliers who you can trust to deliver a good job. That is definitely Clarissa and Selby. The food was outstanding, they worked hard to create a menu that fitted what my client needed, and on the day of the event I could rely on them to deliver the goods. If only all caterers were this good and this reliable!


Wow, Wow, Wow - The Great Food Company are more than just caterers, they are artists and culinary experts. Selby and Clarissa should be staring in their own BBC food series. The passion and commitment they put into every event is a shear delight and I have no hesitation in recommending them (as long as you don't book them the weekend we need them!). It's always a five star service with style, flair and understanding.


We were absolutely thrilled with both the quality and service provided by the Great Food Company. Clarissa and her team understood the brief, worked fast, and exceeded all our expectations. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them and will definitely plan to use them again.


The best Caterers in Berkshire! The Great Food Company catered an event of 400 people with top results and no fuss - I was delighted.


The food was just superb, and the table service efficient and beyond reproach. To anyone planning a wedding, they should look no further.


Clarissa & Selby are the 2 people you want involved in your special day. Their attention to detail surpassed any expectations we had. Their personal approach ensures that you never need to stress about anything.


The food was absolutely delicious and the service professional and friendly. We would certainly recommend their services.


Everyone was delighted, on the day, they worked together wonderfully in conditions that were a test for anyone. Highly professional, friendly, and efficient.


The Great Food Company have cooked for me on many occasions, which is in itself a testimony to the fact that we think they organise our dinner parties very well.


I wouldn't hesitate to use The Great Food Company to cater my next big (or small) event, whatever that might be, nor to recommend The Great Food Company to anyone else. It was all so easy and relaxing.