Kemp and Kemp Catering

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Your Wedding. Your Menu. Karen and Richard Kemp provide wedding catering with no limits. They use the very best local and seasonal ingredients to create homemade dishes that reflect your personality.
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£
Details

Food Type

Asian
Western / European
Latin / South American
Middle Eastern

General Services

Tastings
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Off-Site Preparation
Sharing-Style
Midnight Treats
Tableware Provided
Set-Up
Canapes
Staff Provided
Minimum Guest Numbers
Seated Meal
Marquee Catering
Buffet-Style
Linen Provided

Dietary Options

Gluten-Free
Dairy-Free
Nut-Free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Halal
Kosher
Full Description
Voted ‘Wedding Caterer of the Year’ for the West Midlands in The Wedding Industry Awards 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019; Kemp and Kemp are full of fresh ideas and amazing combinations to give your food the ‘wow’ factor’. Kemp and Kemp believe that food is one of life’s great pleasures. Your wedding food should be inspirational, individual, homemade (with local ingredients & lots of passion), fresh, zingy, utterly delicious & visually stunning. Get in touch - let us know you are getting married. We would love to hear more about your plans, discover your likes and dislikes, as well as put an exciting menu together for you. You will not be disappointed.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Richard Kemp
Hi - welcome to your first step to gastronomic heaven.. e-mail us now and we'll hold your hand every step of the way from menu creation, through to project planning to flawless food and service on the day.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2010
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
10
Reviews
(22)
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Bethia Coulson
Married in September 2019
February 2016
Kemp and Kemp absolutely nailed it, THANK YOU!
Richard and Karen really are the dream team! Karen understood exactly what we wanted right from the start and made it so effortless helping us choose everything we wanted. Richard's infamous checklist kept us on track and helped organise everything catering (and everything else too) making sure we had everything in place well ahead of time so there was no stress involved on the day. Their Fabulous Team led by Andre had everything in control on the day and People cant stop talking about how great the food was! Kemp and Kemp absolutely nailed it, THANK YOU!
Jemma Alexander-Dann
Married in August 2019
February 2016
One of the best decisions we made for our wedding.
If you are thinking about booking Kemp and Kemp for your wedding catering then do not hesitate! Richard and Karen are just the most brilliant duo and we were confident from the first time we spoke to them that we would be in safe hands. They provide a wonderfully personal service and their food is second to none. All of our guests raved about the quality of the food and the generous portion sizes! Richard loves to be organised and sends brilliant checklists to keep you on track – it made the day run so smoothly. They really do go above and beyond and will solve all problems and challenges that arise with minimal fuss and stress. They will stay calm and keep you calm too. I cannot recommend them more highly – booking them was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding.
Pam & Perry
Married in June 2019
February 2016
Everyone loved the food and so did we
Thank you again for the great food. We would be happy to speak with any potential clients of yours that need any convincing that you're the best around! Everyone loved the food and so did we. In fact my stomach looks large in all the photos because I ate so much!...Thank you again, it was really incredible!!
Gabriella Holland
Married in June 2019
February 2016
Our guests were blown away with the food
Kemp and kemps balanced professional and personal perfectly. We knew from the moment we made contact that they would provide amazing food and exceptional service - they did just that! Their organisation and planning was second to none and was immensely helpful when planning a DIY wedding. Throughout the process and from the moment our drinks reception started they ensured our wedding ran smoothly. The menu Karen designed was perfectly suited to the style of our wedding, we were almost spoilt for choice! The tasting session was invaluable in helping us shortlist - all the food was delicious and Karen was really helpful! Our guests were blown away with the food, it was of exceptional quality without any pretentiousness! We’ve had loads of compliments, particularly on the three cheese tarts and the make your own pudding, which definitely featured heavily on Instagram! We couldn’t recommend Karen, Richard and their team highly enough.
Donna & Denis
Married in June 2019
February 2016
The food and service was absolutely wonderful
The food and service was absolutely wonderful – thank you to you and all your team for making it so seamless on the day.
Harriet & Harri
Married in June 2019
February 2016
It was epic
It was epic. From the very beginning and our exciting Skype call with Karen discussing the kind of feast we’d like to create, to the day before the wedding excitedly walking around the site with you, Richard, and the beautiful and delicious food we all were lucky enough to eat on Saturday you both have been so passionate about what you do, reassuringly organised, calm and relaxed and made us feel like our wedding day was the most important thing in the world. We are so grateful for this and so glad we chose you guys. We had more comments about the food being the ‘best wedding food ever’ and people saying they want to eat the chicken again and again that we can’t even remember them all! It was epic. And to so smoothly manage such a difficult morning and achieve all of that is truly impressive.
Location & Contact Details

Address

Stafford, Staffordshire, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Stafford

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M6 (jct 13) 2 miles.

Nearest Train Station

Stafford

Nearest Airport

Birmingham
FAQ
(6)

What is your most memorable wedding?

Delivering a perfect, five course meal from a catering tent in a flooded valley in Warwickshire in 2012. We all wore wellies, there was 3 inches of liquid mud across the marquee, the food was perfect, we kept smiling and they LOVED it.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Relaxed but exacting. Generous. Positive (and 'can do'). Hyper-organised.

What about your business are you most proud of?

Starting with nothing in an industry we knew nothing about and becoming a force to be reckoned with.

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

Find suppliers that are all-in and never have 'hidden extras' (us in other words!).

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

Wellington Boots as flower vases. Lego characters as place names.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

Establish ball-park match. Meet and talk fave food. Agree a price. Taste. Plan carefully. Meet. Deliver. Rave.