Meet the team

Alan Banks

Head Chef

Alan has been in the catering industry for the last 15 years and is Berry Blue’s Head Chef. Having worked in restaurants at 3 Rosette level in and around the Cotswolds he is a valued asset to the company. His speciality is main courses and he has created many of our signature dishes.

Adam Palmer

Sous chef

Known to all the team as ‘Peggy’ (because of his likeness to Simon Pegg), Adam is sous chef at Berry Blue. He was former sous chef at The Daffodil restaurant in Cheltenham, under the acclaimed chef Tom Raines. He joined the team with a wealth of experience in fine dining and restaurants and assists the head chef with the day to day running of the kitchen, menu development and heading up weddings and events throughout the year.

Liam Brown

Event Chef

Liam joined us from top restaurant The Kingham Plough, run by Great British Menu winner Emily Watkins. He runs many of our weddings and events here at Berry Blue. In his spare time Liam is a bit of a fitness fanatic and can mainly be found down the gym.


Katie Garrity

Senior Event Manager

Katie has been with Berry Blue for over two years, and runs weddings at all our major venues. She is also key contracts manager for Eastington Park, where we are exclusive catering partner. She unflappable is in any situation, having run weddings and events of all sizes. She’s a fitness fanatic, and loves to run in her spare time.

Simon Heads

Event Manager

Simon is an experienced event manager, having worked in the hospitality industry for many years, including a stint at Cheltenham Race Course in the events and catering team.

Simon has run more weddings than we can count and is always cool under pressure!