Purple Pumpkin owner and Head Chef Sean Taylor, has been in the catering business for the last 30 years.
But it has been over the last 20 years that his
outside catering business has been at the forefront of his
travelled around the world with bands, musicians and their support team for six years catering for all their food and drink requirements on a daily basis.
then went onto work through the Admirable Crichton for Prince Charles providing for his
personal parties at all of the palaces and some events abroad.
time at the Admirable Crichton, Sean
also worked on weddings in Gstaad Switzerland and various events and parties through Europe and Britain.
Seeing a need for top class catering in and around Sussex and Kent he started Purple Pumpkin Catering, catering for weddings, birthday parties from 18th to 80th, Wedding Anniversaries themed events, funerals and various parties whilst collecting a loyal cliental which is growing on a daily basis with most clients returning every year.
90% of business is word of mouth which reiterates the quality of food and service provided.
2012 was a pivotal year with the Olympics and Sean
was involved in providing catering staff, both chef and FOH for the OBS (Olympic Broadcasting Services).
The OBS is a company who solely work on the Olympics providing TV coverage to be sold to countries worldwide.
staff had to work long hours to provide meals and refreshments to the camera crews and journalists working through out the day and night.
The standard of food and service was one of the highest quality due to the nature of the Olympics.
himself oversaw areas of FOH and kitchens at the relevant compound restaurants within the Olympic site.