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From the beginning

Our Story

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Founded in 1987

With over 33 years of expertise in creating Spectacular Food and Inspiring Events, Food Show are one of the premium event caterers in London. Co-Founded by CEO Andrew Gosling in 1987, under his dedicated direction it has grown and remains a private company to this day.

Our energy, passion and creativity are evident in our innovative food and event concepts, all of which are tailor-made and designed to delight both the palette and the eye. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, maintaining the very best client experience with skilled staff who continually exceed expectation with their passion for delicious, elegant food and stunning events.

Whether you are hosting a business lunch, corporate dinner, cocktail party or planning the wedding of your dreams, we will work with you to visualise and create your perfect event. Our food philosophy is simple; source high quality, fresh and seasonal produce, tracing its journey from sea or field to plate. Chef Patron, Max Uyanik, is one of the most innovative chefs in the industry and is driven to create excellent modern menus which are visually stimulating and exceptional in flavour.

We promise you Inspiring Events and Spectacular Food whilst delivering an unrivalled event experience for you and your guests.

Meet the team

Find out about our talented event and kitchen teams below

Event Team

Founder

Andrew Gosling

Founder

Founded Food Show in 1987

Andrew’s entire career has been dedicated to the catering and event industry. Having started out with the formidable Lorna Wing he felt truly inspired to begin his very own catering company. Having been at the helm of Food Show for more than three decades he has amassed an unrivalled knowledge of how to deliver truly exceptional events across for our corporate, private and wedding clients across the UK and the world. 

The growth of the business has been remarkable, from very humble beginnings cooking and serving to clients to delivering Canada House during London 2012 Olympics and serving British royalty across multiple barges on the Thames during Her Majesty’s Golden Jubilee Andrew has seen it all.

His sheer passion and focus are the driving force behind Food Show and our amazing events and extravagant parties hosted for our clients in a broad range of unique locations, where we truly inspire and deliver spectacular food.

Head of Sales & Events

Rob Baxter

Head of Sales & Events

Joined 2021

Senior Sales & Events Planner

Lauren Boatman

Senior Sales & Events Planner

Joined 2021

Sales & Events Co-ordinator

Georgina Hall

Sales & Events Co-ordinator

Joined 2019

Marketing Manager

Rachel Deighton

Marketing Manager

Joined 2012

Finance Director

Mozhgan Sepahzad

Finance Director

Joined 2006

Credit Controller

Wilsa John

Credit Controller

Joined 2014

Kitchen Team

Chef Patron

Max Uyanik

Chef Patron

Joined 2007

Max came to the attention of Food Show after working at a number of prominent restaurant kitchens and catering companies.

His restaurant experience was sustained in acclaimed London kitchen’s such as the original Conran, Bibendum in Kensington; the place to be seen in Chelsea, the Blue Bird; and one of London’s last remaining coffee houses, Troubadour on Old Brompton Road. He went on to work at a selection of London’s top catering companies, refining his skills at high profile events around the UK.

After joining Food Show’s team in 2008, Max became Head Chef the following year, cementing a passion for fresh, seasonal and sustainable produce, and rose the bar with his intricate knowledge of food and flavours.

Only a few years later in 2012, he took the position of Food Director, enabling him to oversee food strategies, operational and logistical food planning whilst consistently re-iterating the importance of his food philosophy.

Senior Sous Chef

Matt Ripon

Senior Sous Chef

Joined 2004

Head of Contract Kitchen

Lina Dzinovagiene

Head of Contract Kitchen

Joined 2006

Head Pastry Chef

Sadriddin Sodikov

Head Pastry Chef

Joined 2016

Sous Chef

Oscar Antunes

Sous Chef

Joined 2016

Commis Chef

Tunde Oyeniray

Commis Chef

Joined 2020

Junior Sous Chef

Jack Perry

Junior Sous Chef

Joined 2020

Company Driver

Gîscâ Florea-Marian

Company Driver

Joined 2016

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