Our story


Set up by Mike Whitehurst in 2009 takefood have successfully catered for hundreds of private and corporate events up and down the country.

Along side events we also produce our range of preserves called takefood preserves which offers relishes, jams and pickles for individual sale in our shop or choose from our hamper range offering the perfect selections for cheese and meats.


Our Team

The Best in the Business

We have a great reputation for the quality of the food we serve, the professionalism of the staff that serve it and our willingness to help across the board to ensure every event is a success.
Mike Whitehurst


Simply Brilliant

We follow current trends closely and adapt our business to meet the demand of new ideas coming in. We are always improving the recipes we use until we feel they are perfect and love sharing exciting new ideas with our clients. 

Top Skills

Our core team, small but perfectly formed

too many cooks spoil the broth!

mike whitehurst

Chef Owner


tracy baker



Martin Richards 

head of front of house 


Thomas Southern

Head Chef


Amanda Evans

commis chef


Louis Devey 

Chef de partie 


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French baguette

French baguette

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Chicken Tikka Scotch Egg

Chicken Tikka Scotch Egg

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