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About us

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David and his family developed the business – instilling it with a deep sense of family values. These values have now been extended to an excellent, well-trained and highly professional team of staff who are discreet, friendly and courteous at all times. We pride ourselves on exceptional customer services and a very high degree of flexibility and this is delivered by a fantastic team of people who are all committed to making your event or occasion the very best it can be.
We guarantee to provide menus and service to suit every budget, without any hidden extras. David will be working with you from the initial quote stage to the event itself, to bring you the freshest quality foods prepared in our purpose built kitchens.
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About David

David Swade, who heads up the team at Blue Pepper Catering, has had a hugely distinguished 18-year career in the hotel and catering industry achieving many accolades and awards.

He has to his credit 2AA Rosettes, an RAC Dining Award, The Best Restaurant in Leeds Award, was runner up in The Best Restaurant in Yorkshire Awards, won the Hotelympia Salon Culinaire competition and was Chef de Partie at the Cliveden Hotel when its restaurant Waldos won its first Michelin Star.


David has previously been short listed for the best Head Chef in Leeds awards.

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What our clients say about us

  • Fantastic caterers! Dave and his team catered for our wedding last weekend and we couldn't have wished for better. Many of our guests commented how delicious the wedding breakfast and hog roast were. Very attentive,polite and super helpful staff - delighted that we found Blue Pepper Catering!!
    Faye ClarkLeeds
  • We have used Dave and Blue Pepper Catering for many years at The Chambers, we always know the service and food quality will be to the highest standard. From a small private dinner to a large BBQ or Hog Roast we can always rely on the whole team!
    Katie BrownlowThe Chambers
  • Just got back from our wedding celebrations at Carr Hall Castle. Dave and his team did a phenomenal job of the catering and everyone has said that the food was superb..... Especially the sticky toffee pudding, which people are still raving about. The staff were so efficient and nothing was too much bother and everything went according to plan. We will def use Blue Pepper Catering in the future and would recommended to anybody. Thank You to Dave and the team for helping make our day so special. Mr & Mrs Lumb.
    Matthew LumbLeeds
  • Had an excellent hog roast put on at a work function! Everyone loved it and the team were always helpful and the whole package was great value for money.
    Daniel JonesLeeds
  • I have booked David Swade and Blue Pepper Catering for a number of corporate events including high profile formal dinners. David and his team are always professional, very polite and are happy to go the extra mile to ensure our requirements are fulfilled. We always receive excellent reviews from our guests about the food and I know from personal experience it is always to a high standard. I highly recommend David and his team for any event.
    Dawn LockwoodLeeds
  • I've used Dave and his team for many corporate parties from BBQ's to formal lunches and most recently my wedding! I would 100% recommend Blue Pepper Catering for any event - they always go above and beyond and their food and service is second to none!
    Claire HallinanLeeds