Catering in Devon

The East Devon Caterer

Kit and Kee is based on an organic farm between Axminster and Lyme Regis and is the essential company for catering in Devon. We source exceptional ingredients from our farm and nearby. We believe in using the best Devon ingredients, harvested at the peak of their seasons for the best tasting food and the least possible food miles. For catering in Devon – whether a business conference in Devon, corporate entertaining in Exeter or a glorious Devon wedding, Kit & Kee is the answer.

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Devon Catering Options

Devon is blessed with extraordinary ingredients, thanks to its benign climate, rich grasslands and fabulous coast. Catering in Devon has traditionally been centred around the cream tea and flagons of cider. While we are lovers of both – and clotted cream is a local treasure, catering in Devon has come a long way, and nowadays at Kit & Kee we pride ourselves on the refinement of our cooking.

We use techniques from all over the world to transform stunning Devon ingredients and intensify flavours to bring summer’s produce alive when catering in Devon in the winter months. We cure, smoke, ferment and pickle to bring Devon-grown tomatoes and Mediterranean vegetables to the table in January. We make charcuterie over at Bottle Farm, using the Devon Black pig, to make exquisite hams and salamis.

As a Devon caterer we have one of the finest traditional breeds of farm animals, raised on the farm – Devon’s Ruby Red cattle. The beautifully marbled meat from this slow-growing breed is superb, and pairs well with local wine or one of Devon’s fine ales.

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Thanks so much for cooking for us. It was delicious as always. To see the fruits of the garden and of the moment prepared with such love and originality is always a pleasure.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Devon, 2022

Wedding Catering

in East Devon Catering Services

Our roots are near Axminster and we have been catering Devon, on the border with Dorset and Somerset, since 2017. Great Trill Farm is where Kit & Kee emerged from a small restaurant called The Old Dairy Kitchen, just a few miles from Axminster and neighbouring Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall‘s River Cottage HQ.

Over the last few years we have stretched our wings, but not beyond the neighbouring counties. Catering in South Devon around Kingsbridge, Bantham and Salcombe is a regular event. We are a frequent Exeter caterer, working at most of the best venues in the city of Exeter.

Wedding catering in South Devon is a large part of what we do, both at wedding venues and in marquees on private land. Wedding catering in Exeter is also an important part of our business but increasingly business catering in Exeter and corporate event catering in Exeter are significant.

 

Devon Wedding Venues

A selection of wedding venues in Devon that we are happy to recommend. We cater for weddings in Devon in every possible setting and can tell you about the benefits of each – whether it be a grand old house like Huntsham Court, or a charming rustic barn like Higher Eggbeer. If you would prefer to arrange a marquee wedding on your own land, we can advise on the best type of tent and the best companies to use for catering in Devon.

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Hugo and Chris were great at communicating from the start and devised a beautiful menu full of mouth-watering flavour combinations. On the day, the food was as delicious as it sounded and everybody loved it. The ingredients were seasonal and fresh. The canapés were as plentiful as we had hoped. Their event managers, Esther and Dan, were delights and took any stress out of the day, as did the chefs. Logistically we weren’t the easiest place to cater for but this didn’t phase them and the food was as good as it gets. Would certainly highly recommend Kit and Kee to anybody.

Ginny M., St.Savior's, 2022

Wedding Catering in Devon – The Process

The first step in your journey is to contact us using the form below. We will then arrange a time for a call to discuss your requirements and talk through options before putting together a quotation and sample menu to show the ingredients that will be at their best on the farm at the time of your wedding.

If we are on the right tracks, our Executive Chef will arrange a meeting on the farm or a call to finalise the menu while our Events Manager guides you through the logistics of the event and organises the hire of any equipment required and books all the necessary staff.

We know from experience that the organisation of a wedding can be daunting and there is a lot to plan. We can guide you through the process, giving you a helpful timeline for booking suppliers and making decisions. It really helps you to have an efficient catering company that will ensure the event, and its planning, run smoothly – and our expertise and experience set us apart from the competition. Delicious food and a sustainable, seasonal approach are the icing on the cake!

 

 

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Kit & Kee catered for our wedding and were incredible. We worked closely to design a menu that helped us have the experience we wanted for guests. The quality of the produce was exceptional and our guests have not stopped raving about the meal. Would highly recommend Kit & Kee for any event or wedding if you’re a foodie and value locally sourced, seasonal produce.

Zoe B., Brickhouse Vineyard, Devon

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Sustainable Catering in Devon

Kit & Kee is based on an organic farm in Devon which is committed to sustainable, regenerative agriculture. We believe that looking after the land in this way makes better tasting, healthier ingredients. We also believe that we have a responsibility to farm, and to work, in a sustainable manner.

We rear much of our own meat, using traditional, slow-growing breeds which are hardier, and well-adapted to living outside on organic pasture.

Sustainable catering to us means using ingredients produced, transported and packed in a responsible way – on the whole that means organic, but it can also mean using wild foods (foraged responsibly) and also using small scale local Devon producers who we know and trust.

It also mean that we are aware of our footprint in every aspect of the business – we are far from perfect, but we strive to reduce waste, to recycle, and to reduce our consumption wherever we can. Growing food in Devon, cooking and catering in Devon and serving it in Devon is surely the right way of doing things!

Free Consultation

Arrange a chat with Hugo to discuss your plans, however large or small in scale, before we do a bespoke quotation. We always hope we can help, but if not we will happily point you in the right direction.

Fill in the form with some basic information (if known) and we will be happy to to arrange a quotation or a call to discuss your event in more detail.

Devon Catering Experience

We have twenty years’ experience catering for events large and small. In that time we have catered for hundreds of events in Devon and we understand the challenges involved. We offer full event planning services, all staff, food and temporary kitchen setup as well as simple deliveries of buffet lunches and canape parties.

Sustainable Catering in Devon

Kit & Kee is based in Devon and we source ingredients from our own farm and from neighbours who share our belief in eating locally produced seasonal food. Sustainability is at the heart of what we do and we love to work with customers for whom sustainable eating in Devon is a priority.

Devon Catering Contact Form

01297811103

 

info@kitandkee.co.uk

The Old Dairy Kitchen, Trill Farm, Musbury, EX13 8TU

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