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New Year's Eve

Talia - Thank you so much for the spectacular job you did on New Year's eve. You went down an absolute storm, I can't thank you enough.

All the best

Laura and Harry xxx

 
 

Wedding ~ Uffington

A little note but a huge thank you for the catering you supplied at our daughter susie's wedding last Saturday. The food was delicious, we have lost count of how many guests have complimented you, so thank you very much, not only for last Saturday but for all the help and advice you gave susie beforehand. First class service!

Best regards

Ian and Sandra Stonham

 
 

Dear Talia

Thank you so much for your email and more importantly thank you so much for a wonderful day! You and your team were amazing and everyone loved the food, the meat eaters said it was the best pork they had ever eaten and the vegans loved it! We cannot thank you enough for making it such a wonderful and perfect day. It was fantastic serving outside and we loved the chalk board, it was just wonderful. . . . . . . . . . . . Thank you so much for your help, it was such a total joy dealing with you and I cannot believe how lucky we were to find you.

 
 

Wedding ~ Minety

Dear Talia

Thank you so much for doing such a wonderful job with the catering at our wedding in May. From the fantastic fresh spring rolls to the Welsh lamb and the evening cheese buffet everything was beautifully presented and tasted superb. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend you to our friends and family.

Best wishes

Katherine and Gareth

 
 

Wedding ~ Oxford

We just wanted to write and say thank you so so much for the fantastic job you and your team did for us at our wedding in August. The food was simply amazing- better than we could ever have imagined, and the samphire - wow!- just how I remember it as a child. So many people have said to us how much they enjoyed the food. You've been such a star throughout the whole process, from muddling through our long (!) emails and the beginning, to helping us decide from our pile of crazy ideas, to the mammoth task of cooking and serving it all, and also to the friendly service you and the girls provided for us on the day itself. Lots of love and a HUGE thank you

Mark and India

Photo: Rachel Hudson Photography

 
 

Wedding ~ Bath

Dear Talia

Just a quick one before we log off and head away on our honeymoon. Your team did you very, very proud yesterday - we were so delighted with all their efforts. The food was delicious - everyone really enjoyed it. And the staff were simply fantastic - everything ran like clockwork and wewere actually able to relax! It was a pleasure to have them as part of our day. They went above and beyond!

Thank you also for all the advice and support you gave in the run up - we felt very well looked after.

Best wishes

Leah and Ben  

 

Dear Talia,

A word of thanks for the excellent service at Leah and Bens wedding in Bath on Saturday. Your staff in the kitchen remarkable and very, very friendly and approachable, I panic when cooking for 2! The girls also were amazing and always seemed to be looking ahead and ensuring all went so smoothly. I must thank everyone for clearing up so well especially the girls on the bar who packed all the clean glasses and made my Sunday morning so much easier.. Well done and thank-you, please do not hesitate to use us as a referee. good luck,

Bob
 
 

Private party ~ London

Talia and her team were the making of our party. Without exception our guests enthused about the delicious food and the ambiance. We loved the way that Talia worked with us to devise a suitable menu and a theme for the evening to suit us and our guests. On the night everything went really smoothly as the staff set up the décor, put together the food and served our guests in a professional but approachable and friendly manner.

We look forward to enjoying another meal of yours in February!

Best wishes

Sarah and Graham

 
 

Soil Association dinner in the river at Shipton Mill

Hi Talia

Thanks so much for everything, much fun and a great dinner, which everyone enjoyed hugely!

J.Lister Shipton Mill

 
 

BBC Filming at Science Museum Wroughton

Hi Talia,

Hope you are well.

Thanks so much again for making amazing food and keeping the guys happy! The brownies seemed to go down a storm!

Best wishes

Jodie Pashley
Production Coordinator - Horizon
BBC Vision Productions

 
 

Wedding ~ Cat and Step

Hi Talia

We just wanted to catch up with you regarding the absolutely incredible feast you put on for us on Saturday 5th January for our winter tipi wedding. Please feel free to use the below as a testimonial on your website . . . we'd like to sing and shout about your company to all who will listen!

Talia, Talia, Talia, what can we say! You were a delight from start to finish and the spread you created for our winter tipi wedding was beyond expectation. Your roast pork is now legendary and there was a fight for the last morsel of crackling! Your passion for food was evident from our very first emails and you certainly did not disappoint. A huge thank you to you and the two waitresses who were so efficient and polite many of our guests commented. We would not hesitate in recommending you to anyone who will listen, your passion for local produce mixed with your professionalism and efficiency is a sure fire winner! Your collection of vintage china is also incredible and a fantastic addition for anyone wanting a rustic edge to their event . . . perfect for cream teas!

Thanks again Talia, you have contributed immensely to a lifetime of happy memories

 
 

Wedding ~ Devon

Hi Talia

Just a quick note to say sorry that I didn't get the chance to say goodbye last week and to thank you for the wonderful lunch that you created!

The food was wonderful - everyone was raving about the delicious flavours and the quality of the produce! The dessert was a definite showstopper too - how inspired to place it in the vintage tea cups - absolutely beautiful! James and I alas did not get to try the pud - but by all accounts it was a winner!

All aspects of the food were marvellous (loved the J & J pie topper!), the service impeccable and many thanks for making the trip down to Devon....truly a triumph!!

Huge thanks!

Best wishes

Jodie & James

 
 

Wedding ~ Oxford

We'd like to thank you again for everything you did for us: we were hoping for something special, but the feast you produced was more amazing than we could have imagined! The amount of feedback we've had has been incredible; I think just about everyone told us how much they loved the food, several people said they would use Cotswold Cooks if or when they get married and one of our friends even said it was the best meal he'd ever eaten (he especially enjoyed the terrine).

I'd also like to send another personal thanks to all the staff - they were phenomenal! They were so professional and competent that we quickly realised that we didn't have to worry about a thing which put us at ease all day, but more than that, they were all so friendly, helpful and enthusiastic throughout the whole event that they really helped our celebration become the best day of our lives!

I've attached one of the photos which we thought was cheesy but nice (sorry - I couldn't resist the pun!!!!). We will of course be recommending you to anyone we meet who is planning to get married!!!!!

Thanks again to yourself and all your staff for being so brilliant!!!!

Ed

 
 

Wedding ~ Cirencester

Our wedding feast was everything we could have wanted and more. Nick and I were so delighted with everything you cooked and created for us, I just wish I had been more hungry to eat more of it (damn wedding butterflies!).

Our friends and family were equally impressed, with one of our friends telling us it was the "Best wedding food EVER" and another who had FOUR helpings of the pork. Everyone seemed so happy and it worked wonderfully, with everyone digging in. I've heard that there were hardly anything left on plates to be scraped away, and because it was all done family style with people helping themselves to what they wanted, we had some delicious leftovers and hardly any wastage.

Best wishes and I hope that this isn't the last time we will enjoy your cooking!

Charlie

website: www.thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk
blog: thenaturalweddingcompany.wordpress.com

 
 

Press Launch ~ Swindon

Once again a HUGE thank you to you and your fabulous team for such a wonderful spread. Kevin is always so pleased when he knows that we have got your invaluable support at our events. I will let you know when the next one is going to be but in the meantime I hope you have a lovely summer.

Please thank the girls for me.

Sahra x x

Sahra Gott: Brand and Communications Director for Kevin McCloud Ltd

 
 

Wedding ~ Marlborough

Thanks again for the amazing feast - so many people at the wedding have been in touch to say how much they enjoyed the food.

Martha x

 
 

Private Party ~ Abingdon

. . . thank-you and of course Sharon and the girls for the tremendous work last Saturday which helped to make my party a huge success. The food, put simply, was sensational - it exceeded my expectations and almost every guest complimented me on how great it was. In the end we had 55 or so guests and the left-overs catered perfectly for lunch and dinner on Sunday for the overnighters, not a scrap was left or thrown away. The girls also helped of course with drinks and even some last-minute flower arranging.

Once again many, many thanks and please pass on my sincere thanks to the team.

Best wishes

Bill

 
 

Wedding ~ Rendcombe

. . . our wonderful wonderful wedding. . . really was so perfect and Rob & I loved every moment of it, we still haven't stopped talking about it! Everyone was so impressed with the food and we've had countless thank you letters going into detail of how delicious it all was. The lamb cooking outside was brilliant and such a spectacle (although Rob & I failed to see it as we were so busy talking to everyone! - but there are some great photos of it!!). And it tasted fabulous! Lots of pink in there which was brill! The patatas was great too and everyone was delighted with it! The salads were a success as well so we were thrilled thank you so much. And then the pudding - wow - I could have eaten tonnes of that and I thought that my cousin's wedding cake went with it brilliantly!

The canapes before were great. I tried them all and loved them, and it all ran so smoothly! The waiting staff were all lovely and seemed totally unfazed by laying another place which I heard they needed to do so thank you so much for that. Lots of people commented on how together and sweet they were as well. Bar staff likewise. Its all rather a blurr for Rob & I as I'm sure you can imagine and I wish we could remember it all in more detail but altogether it was a fantastic day so thank you so much for all your effort in making it so!

Claire & Rob xx

 
 

Wedding ~ Devizes

Dear Talia and the wonderful Cotswold Cooks

Thank you all so much for the absolutely fantastic fayre at our wedding. From the vegetarians to the carnivores, the quantity kings to the presentation perfectionists, they all told us how much they enjoyed the food!

We loved it and were equally impressed by the speed of service, the perfect timings and the manner and nature of all the staff on the day; so very well done!

We know our choices were a little different to most but we are/were so chuffed that you could see what we were trying to achieve and were prepared to go that bit extra to make things individual and special for us. Extra thanks to Talia for this and the hours of emails and questions and coming back from holiday early; quite brilliant and we are greateful.

We recommend you to everyone we know, all the best and hope to be able to use you again.

Chris and Christiane

 
 

We are so glad we made the choice of using you and you made a very significant and enjoyable contribution to the success of the day.

Best Regards

Alan and Marion Jell

Photo: Rachel Hudson Photography

 
 

Private Party ~ Salisbury

Thank you .. thank you .. thank you

The food was just fantastic as usual, perfect for the evening.

We have had a lot of glowing comments about the food especially the corned beef and the cheese.

Please pass on my thanks to your team as well

I look forward to seeing you again soon

Kev

 
 

Private Party ~ Bristol

. . . thank you for the wonderful food and service at my party. Many many of my friends have written or rung to thank me and all of them have commented on how delicious the food was and how warmly you and the girls looked after them and everything. Apart from the rain, absolutely everything about the evening went far beyond my hopes and dreams and I am so grateful to you for all that you did towards this.

I do hope we shall have the chance to meet again but, meanwhile, may I have the recipe for the butternut squash parcels?

Thanks again and warmest wishes

Beaty

 
 

Private Party ~ Broad Marston

I just wanted to say how much we enjoyed your food on Saturday evening and Sunday lunch time. Everyone was full of praise for all the great flavours packed into all the food.

Highlights for me were the pork (yum), the fennel was just super (recipe please?), the vegetarians were absolutely delighted with their options, and the salmon was simply the best ever!!

Last night we were having the last of the vegetarian quiche which was really tasty... excellent pastry! (yup, we took all left-overs home).

None of the food was wasted..... I am that sort of girl. On Sunday we used all left-overs too, but did not end up using the ham....... just too much food. I have brought the ham home and it's great..... and being shared by lots of families! I even made a super tomato soup last night with all the tomatoes. Your portions were VERY generous.

Kind regards,

Johanna