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Consider yourself a foodie? Want an epic catering team to feed your guests the feast of their life? you’re going to love Bear Claw Catering
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General Services

Buffet-Style
Canapes
Clean-Up
Linen Provided
Marquee Catering
Midnight Treats
Physical Kitchen Premises
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Seated Meal
Set-Up
Sharing-Style
Staff Provided
Tables and Chairs Provided
Tableware Provided
Tastings

Food Type

Western / European

Dietary Options

Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Nut-Free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Full Description
Consider yourself a foodie? Want an epic catering team to feed your guests the feast of their life? I think you’re going to love Bear Claw Catering. Founder Jessica is not just experienced at working amongst some of the most well known chefs, she is also Cordon Bleu trained, and will take a vested interest in your big day, offering her knowledge at every point you need it. And just wait ’til you see the food… I’m dreaming about it. “I adore cooking and eating food, hosting celebrations, decorating tablescape’s and creating formal feasts, it’s what I do best, along with the incredible Bear Claw team” Jessica De Jong, Bear Claw Catering’s Founder Bear Claw was set up by Jessica De Jong in 2015. Having completed her Cordon Bleu training, Jessica moved to the capital, and became involved in larger events, leading her to work alongside the likes of Jamie Oliver, Michele Roux Jr and Raymond Blanc at the well known Taste of London festivals. This gave her the inspiration she needed to start Bear Claw Catering.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Bear Claw
Thanks so much for your email - we're so looking forward to help you plan your awesome wedding feast! Speak soon

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2015
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
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April Tarr
Married in July 2017
May 2018
The food was absolutely exquisite
“We cannot wait for Bear Claw to cater at our wedding next year! From the moment we arrived at the Bear Claw HQ we knew it was the one from us.. Jes is so friendly and ma...
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John and Saffron Mackenzie
Married in December 2017
May 2018
We cannot recommend Bear Claw enough
“Jessica and the Bear Claw Team recently catered our wedding on 12th November at the Landmark Arts Centre in Teddington. We are so happy that we chose them as they were b...
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Ghenet Pinderhughes Randall
Married in June 2016
May 2018
Jessica felt more like a friend..
“From the very first email, Jessica was so friendly and accommodating. She really listened to our ideas and what we wanted from our day, and brought some great options to...
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Location & Contact Details

Address

South St, Worthing, West Sussex, BN14 7LS, England

Travel Notes

The post code will direct you right outside of our HQ

Nearest Town

Worthing

Nearest Motorway & Junction

A27

Nearest Train Station

West Worthing

Nearest Airport

Gatwick

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What is your most memorable wedding?

De Jong Wedding 2016

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

My Eats, My Family, My Black Lab, Coffee & pondering the universe

What about your business are you most proud of?

Creating beautiful feasts for beautiful people

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Its YOUR day, choose a menu YOU love

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

Family 'photo tree'

Describe your typical process with a couple.

We’re there on hand from your initial enquiry, throughout the year leading up to your wedding planning to of course the big day! — We’ll arrange a venue site visit with you to discuss your wedding style and ideas, helping to plan the timeline of your day — You won’t find a doily anywhere near us! Let’s get creative and start your reception welcome nibbles & bubbles off with a bang, styled to perfection with our range of awesome serving ideas, glassware and props — Let’s plan and create your dream tablescape...we supply, fully set up and make sure your vision is nothing less than perfect — We love chatting with your chosen photographer, florist and band in the lead up to your big day (we’ll even feed them too!😉) — Provide an ‘On The Day’ Events Coordinator who will also run through your carefully detailed Bear Claw wedding form a week prior, really assures you can breath easy on your big day — And of course put on that awesome feast the inner foodie in you designed to get your eat on! — Who knew.......🤷🏼‍♀️?!

How would you wow the judges on Masterchef?

Our awesome Filo, Crab, Toasted Hazelnut, Avocado puree & Apple canapé

What is the most innovative dish you have created for a wedding?

8 hour slow cooked Feather Blade Beef.. WIN!

What is the food of love?

Your wedding menu that the inner foodie in you created along with Bear Claw

What is your secret ingredient?

We always prepare, cook and serve your awesome wedding menu fresh on your big day!
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