chefgary ashley, chefmike findlay & Partners

  Award winning Private Dining, enjoyed in the comfort of your own Home




Evolving a great passion for good food from his Grandma's fantastic home recipes early on, ChefGary chose a career path in cooking straight from leaving school, evoking fabulous pride for creating elegant and innovative plates of food that really make the most of modern British cuisine. Eliciting huge pleasure and personal reward from going on to build a superb dinner party business, wowing taste buds and tantalising palettes along the way, ChefGary promises an unforgettable dining experience. Creating food worthy of a special ocassion, whether it be for your wedding, wedding anniversary, birthday celebration, christening,  hen party, work party, festive celebration or other.

Having 100% commitment in promising to deliver a unique and superb experience and taking pride in creating the best results, ChefGary uses local, seasonal ingredients and adds modern twists to many classic recipes. Building up a great variety of traditional, innovative and delicious meals as the business has grown, ChefGary has teamed up with ChefMike and continues to evolve. 





Four times Winner with Vegetarian and Vegan Cuisine
"One of ChefGary's biggest passions is in Vegetarian cuisine,  having entered twice into Salon Culinaire, winning two consecutive gold medals, including "Best Live Vegan Dish" beating over 200 other contestants on the day. 

Also competing in the Vegetarian Society's annual Vegetarian Chef of The Future three years running, reaching the finals in 2011 and being proud to take the winner's title in 2012 and again in 2013. Continuing to work with the Vegetarian society he helped judge the competition in 2014. Now concentrating on building his Private Dining business, he gains huge personal reward and accolades from each and every dinner party.



A massive thank you for a wonderful meal on Saturday - you and your team did an amazing job of not only producing a fantastic meal but also making it a thoroughly enjoyable evening.  I know everyone was very impressed with both the quality of food and ease of how your team worked the evening.

 Melanie - Private dinner party - rownhams

A heartfelt thank you for making all those birthdays a one evening wonder. Absolutely brilliant to have you here and everyone was appreciative of your cooking and presentation. You went to enormous trouble and it was fully recognised by us all. I shall certainly be telling everyone about our "best ever" dinner party.

  Sue benson - Private dinner party - devizes