Our passion is event design from concept to completion every aspect of catering, venue hire, equipment rental, floral arrangements, music, entertainment décor, transportation, valet parking - We handle it all.


Food is at the heart of our business. We embrace each season, supporting local artisan produce to enhance our creative journey in delivering an outstanding dining event experience.


From an intimate dinner at your home, to a roof top cocktail party in the City.
Vanilla Bean offer bespoke event design from concept to completion.

We pay attention to the detail in everything that we do – from the initial concept through to the final presentation. We approach each occasion from the corporate canapé launch party to the black-tie dinner, not as a one-off catering event, but as the start of a long term relationship with each and every one of our clients.



Our Founder and Executive Chef, Gareth Palmer

Gareth developed his talents at one of London’s top catering companies. Moving onto Formula 1 he ran 5 star paddock hospitality for Benetton and Ferrari where he extended his knowledge of international cuisine whilst travelling throughout the most influential food capitals of the world. He now incorporates these skills into the exciting world of event catering across the UK.


Our Chefs

Picked for their exceptional abilities and experience, we employ and select very special people. What they have in common is a passion to create wonderful food . And, just as importantly, they bring their own individual personalities and experiences to enhance what Vanilla Bean offers.


The Events Team

Our Events Team excel in the art of planning and managing fantastic events. Months before your celebration you will meet your event co-ordinator and begin planning every aspect of your event, from the moment you arrive until the last guest has left. You can count on our team to understand your needs and guide you through what can sometimes seem like an overwhelming process, helping you make the right choices.


Bar and Service Team

Our Bar and Service Team have a common passion to produce the difference between good and exceptional service. The meticulous planning and detail in our food design would be in vain if not for the impeccable service our team provide. From creating stylish cocktails to serving our beautiful food their aim is to make your guests feel special.


Some of the private parties you can plan with us:

Cocktail Parties | Award Ceremonies | Birthdays | Weddings | Bar Mitzvahs

Corporate Launches | Society Balls  | Anniversaries  | Garden Parties