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Caroline Gardiner

Director of LucasGardiner

Caroline trained at L’Ecole De Cuisine Francaise in Sussex and has since enjoyed a long and successful career in catering.

For over 20 years, Caroline was the Managing Director of one of London’s most successful event catering companies. Overseeing all aspects of the company’s catering delivery including the creation and delivery of innovative menus and maintaining excellent staffing – the company won a number of industry awards under Caroline’s guidance.

In 2014 Caroline teamed up with business partner, Alan Lucas and founded LucasGardiner, a creative catering and food consultancy company. Bringing a wealth of experience, Caroline prides herself on providing a very bespoke service to suit any brief.

Alan Lucas

Director of LucasGardiner

Alan Lucas has over 20 years’ experience of fine dining having worked in restaurants and hotels, including the Mandarin Oriental, before joining an award winning London catering company as Executive Chef for eight years.

In 2014 Alan became Director of LucasGardiner. Alan uses his extensive experience of running Michelin starred and catering kitchens to build teams of chefs to address all styles of catering from canapés to dinners and theatrical food stalls.

Alan’s love for fine food and delivering a faultless catering offer sees him being involved from menu tasting right through to the event delivery.

Chris Lucas

Chris Lucas

Catering Operations Manager of LucasGardiner

Chris started his career at one of the most exciting & successful vegetarian restaurants in the UK, Terre à Terre in Brighton.

Since then he has worked at the Ginger Man for three years and then moved to join create food & party design where he spent the next five years running high profile events around London including being Head Chef of The Mermaid, Blackfriars, London.

Chris joined us as Head Chef of Victorian Bathhouse in November 2015 and has recently been promoted to overseeing the catering operations of all our sites.

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