Lift your event with mad science, new experiences, experimental cooking and most importantly FUN. With extravagant delights such as bacon and egg ice cream and nitrogen lemon meringue, the Gastronomy Guys bring added bite to any party!
Our Gastronomy Guys offer the full catering experience. Whether it’s a nitrogen dessert station extravaganza for 300 or a fine dinning experience for 30, we’ll bring you cutting edge cuisine bespoke to your event.
Our executive chef and culinary magician is Mario Padola. Formerly director of Bon Vivant Dining, Mario has extensive experience in the events world having worked as an executive and consultant chef for Absolute Taste as well as coming to the forefront under Jason Atherton and Gordon Ramsay both in London and Prague.
Learning his craft in respected Guide d’Michelin restaurants Mario’s vast experience working at this level has created the mindset of the high achiever with the ‘can do’ attitude.
We are constantly striving to create new and innovative products to wow our clients. To maximise our gastronomic experience we have collaborated with award winning molecular genius chef Sujan Sarkar .
2011 National Chef of the Year finalist, Sujan started his career working under renowned Relais & Chateaux Grand Chef Peter Tempelhoff. From there he joined the Michelin-starred Galvin at Windows under Andre Garret and since 2008 he has been to head chef at Automat in Mayfair opening celebrity hot spot Almada the year after.
Drawing inspiration from his visits to some of the big names in modern gastronomy; Mugaritz, El Celler de Can Roca, Osteria Francescana. Sujan brings a vast knowledge to the Temple and Shian table. Developing our degustation canape menu for the Whistling Shop, we now work closely together to bring a new eating experience to the event industry.
We are also running an ‘Introduction to Avant Garde Cooking’ course where Sujan will teach you exciting techniques to take home and wow your dinner party guests. Whether you’re just a budding chef or looking for an alternative company activity day, this will add flavour to your dining experience. Contact our team for more information.
We are currently preferred caterers at a number of venues including:
Give one of our team a call to discuss your dream location and what we can offer.
Among many others, we have worked with the following clients:
Red Bull, BSkyB, Sodexo Prestige, Exxon Mobil, Thomson Reuters, Heineken, Visit Scotland, Fifteen, The Observer, News International, The Recipe, The Rouge Partnership, Rhubarb