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About Us

The Family Caterers are a family run business, with Andrea (mum), Darren (dad), Abigail (daughter) & Jordan Ward (son) having years of experience between them in the catering industry.


Andrea went to Stratford Catering College where she gained her qualification’s & still works at The Huntsman Carvery in Dunchurch, where she has worked for more than 25 years. Her business is The Family Caterers.

(The Thinker)



Darren started out on a YTS course working at the Andalucía restaurant in Rugby and gaining his qualifications from Stratford Catering College. While working outside the industry still keeping his hand in doing buffets for all occasions. His business is The Little Family Kitchen.

(The Planner)


Abigail went to Rugby Catering College where she gained her qualification’s & worked in residential care homes catering for all the residents. She has worked at The Little Family Kitchen (our sister company) for nearly 5 years.

(The Artist)



Jordan started working at The Little Family Kitchen the day after finishing school, he has been trained by the three of us. He brings new ideas to the kitchen as he loves watching Gordon Ramsey & his style of cooking. He now works for The Family Caterers.

(The Apprentice)


Karen started working for The Family Caterers in November 2019 & is worth her weight in gold, she has surprised me & has a fantastic work ethic. She runs the kitchen at Bromsgrove Indoor Bowls Club & is someone I can really rely on.

(The Grafter)



Saffron started working for The Little Family Kitchen in July 2019 & has picked things up very well. She works hard & is very helpful in the kitchen, she has a laid-back approach but always gets the job done.

(The Charmer)

We have all passed our level 3 food hygiene & our kitchen at Webb Ellis Court has a 5-star hygiene rating.

We have catered for events for nearly 5 years, these include sit down dinner parties, finger buffets, Christmas parties, birthday parties, funerals, company events & the daily running of the kitchen at Webb Ellis Court & I better not forget Abigail’s fantastic cakes for all occasions.

We all come together for events which makes every special occasion run as smoothly as possible & make every event very special.

Andrea – Darren – Abigail – Jordan

Saffron – Karen