Moveable Feasts is a Christchurch-based company with a passion for catering and events. Established in in 1982 our name is synonymous with pride in what what we do and to always go the extra mile for our clients.
We have the knowledge and experience to provide quality on-site catering for events of all sizes, in any location – no matter how unusual, intimate or remote. Anyone. Anytime. Anywhere.
Our team of hospitality, corporate and food professionals are creative, innovative and flexible. Whether a marquee weddings, corporate hospitality functions, major sporting events, intimate dinner parties or farewells.
We take great pride and enjoyment in planning, developing and preparing exciting menus, using only the freshest, best quality ingredients.
Our attention to detail and flexible ‘can-do’ attitude are some of the reasons why our clients use our services again and again.
Our reputation as a premier catering company has enabled us to secure exclusive rights to some of the most sought-after venues in Christchurch such as the Transitional Cathedral, The Barn at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, Mt Pleasant Community Centre and the YMCA.
The multi-skilled multi-talented team at Moveable Feasts will handle every aspect of your function or get-together with panache and attention to detail, leaving you to enjoy the event with your guests, secure in the knowledge that they’ll enjoy great food and have an unforgettable time.
We plan, project manage and stage the following events from start to finish in close consultation with clients to make sure we meet their requirements and exceed their expectations:
Major sporting events
Film location catering
Stu’s vast experience over 32 years has enabled him to have a greater understanding for the more logistically challenging events. He has worked on many large scale technically difficult and remote location events throughout New Zealand. Stu works behind the scenes to ensure a successful event for everyone attending and that all objectives are met for our clients and their guests.
Sarah starting working for Moveable Feasts as an Event Manager over 15 years ago.
After spending time in the UK she returned home where she worked in the Real Estate industry before returning to her true passion – the catering and event management industry with Moveable Feasts. Sarah is the heart of our business and her knowledge and skills are invaluable.
With over 20 years experience in the hospitality industry managing bars and restaurants in Sydney, Auckland and Christchurch, Ben started with Moveable Feasts in 2015. He oversees our operations, logistics, beverage and staffing and is the backbone behind the scenes of all our big events.
MAT JONESEXECUTIVE CHEF
Mat joined us in 2017 new to the event catering game, after a number of year cooking in 5 and 4 star hotels which included stints in up and down the country, Melbourne and Malaysia. Mat brings with him a knowledge of modern techniques and trends, a passion for local products, and seeing young chefs progress through their careers.
After working for Moveable Feasts on a part time basis Robin become a permanent member of staff in 2015. He is passionate about great tasting food and has an eye for presentation and detail. Always an innovator, he is a hard working member of the team.
Mike has over 25 years culinary experience, including 7 years as Head Chef at one of NZ’s top restaurants With a passion for keeping up with the latest trends in the culinary world. With a wealth of knowledge about the food industry Mike is a huge asset to our team. He is also the driver of the ‘Big Rig’ our 12 metre satellite kitchen often on location.
KATE CARTWRIGHTEVENT MANAGER
After working for Moveable Feasts on a casual basis for a number of years Kate became a permanent member of staff in 2016. With a background in sports and event management she passionate about working with clients to deliver events of the highest standard.
LAUREN ANDERSONEVENT MANAGER
Lauren staring working for Moveable Feasts as an intern in 2015 and began working for us on a full time basis in 2016. Lauren is the face you will see fronting many of our events. With a background in event and project management she works tirelessly to make sure our food and events are a seamless production for our clients.
ZOE SCHMETZEVENT MANAGER
Zoe is our cat loving cheese addict who provides us all with much laughter. With previous roles in a variety of cafes, restaurants and wedding venues throughout New Zealand and the UK. As well as being one of our key event managers Zoe takes care of our Cossars Wineshed clients.