Private Catering2019-03-15T14:24:34+00:00

canapes (3)Collins Catering brings the glitz, glamour and elegance of fine cuisine to your own home.

This bespoke, Platinum service is available to private clients who require discretion, reliability, uniqueness and supreme quality for their particular event. Read our testimonials below.

Our private, wealthy clients, usually entertain at home because of security issues. We are used to serving such priveleged clients, providing supreme quality of cusine, with a mixture of contemporary and traditional menus, and providing fully-trained serving and bar staff, all of whom sign a strict confidentially clause in their employment contracts, to guarantee discretion.

A personal consultation with Christine Collins is followed by sample menus. Each menu is created in line with your personal preferences and tastes. We can advise and offer recommendations for the menu planning incorporating all aspects to ensure your event matches the standard you expect to enjoy from commissioning a bespoke catering service. Our consultation covers selection of the finest ingredients, theming, colour co-ordination, dietary requirements and suitability of menus for the type of event you are arranging. To book your consultation, please contact Christine Collins. Confidentialilty guaranteed.

Crockery and cooking equipment is provided. (we just need your kitchen depending on your final choice of menu selection, alternatively all food ‘ready to go’ will be brought to the premises and set up in the entertainment area as directed).

We can recommend the wines to complement each course (or buy them for you).
On the day, we provide waiters and waitresses. This will ensure that you feel like a guest at home.
Christine and her team will bring Collins Catering Fine Dining to Essex, London, Hertfordshire and the South East.

Flowers, glassware, cutlery and any other decorations or entertainment and marquee hire can be provided at an additional cost.
We also do the washing up and take the rubbish out, so there is no kitchen-hangover the next day.


Please book a telephone or face to face consultation for this service.
A deposit may be required to secure a date
Final numbers need to be confirmed 48 hours prior to the event. Any cancellation within those 48 hours will be charged at 100%
Min 2 – Max 500

Owing to the fact that our menus are prepared specifically for each client, we offer individually priced menus for the entire party
We charge a fix fee for Chef’s time plus a charge for food per head. This includes equipment, a waitress, cleaning services, transportation, service and VAT.

For bookings of more than 10 people additional chefs and waitresses are required and will be charged accordingly.
We offer private catering services in the Home Counties. Additional charges may apply for events in Central London and other areas of the UK.

We can cater for any specific dietary requirements, previous notice given.

Wedding Catering – No one in the UK can offer you better and more personalised service for your most important day.

Corporate Catering – From boxed lunches to full plated dinners, Collins Catering can take the work out of planning and enjoying a company-sponsored event.

Buffets – Collins Catering buffets include the same high quality foods and service as our plated, sit-down meals.