The Olive Dining Team

Our team of highly skilled, enthusiastic and committed individuals allows our business and our client’s businesses to flourish. We are highly motivated because we see the difference we make to Olive Dining and to our clients.

Stephanie Spratt

Managing Director

Favourite Food:
Anything new, unusual, exciting and packed full of flavour

Hobbies:
I love to get out and walk in the fresh air with my two German Shorthaired Pointer dogs. It enables me to clear my head and keep a focus on what is important to Olive Dining. It also keeps me fit – running to keep up with them.

Interesting Fact:
I once appeared on MasterChef

Chris Whitter

Food Director

Favourite Food:
Freshly cooked Chinese

Hobbies:
I like playing golf and going to the cinema

Interesting Fact:
I’ve been fortunate to work with some of the best – Tony Tobin, Angela Hartnett and Antony Worrall Thompson

Kellie Neilson

Operations Director

Favourite Food:
Stinky cheese, the stinkier the better

Hobbies:
Love the cinema, I am just learning to sew, Saturday morning boot camp.

Interesting Fact:
I was the Kent disco dancing champion when I was 12

Leigh Rogers

Financial Controller

Favourite Food:
I like anything spicy

Hobbies:
Playing guitar and fishing

Interesting Fact:
I used to be a white van man

Jenny Simpson

Development Chef

Favourite Food:
I love anything chocolate and filet of beef Rossini

Hobbies:
I like to read in my spare time, listen to music and sketching

Interesting Fact:
I can write with both hands

Calum Scott

Development Chef

Favourite Food:
Asian style cuisine

Hobbies:
Golf, go-karting, fishing, movies, house music, dinners, formula 1

Interesting Fact:
I knocked Michel Roux Senior onto the floor at Ascot race week after I cooked for the Queen

Lisa Culff

Group Manager

Favourite Food:
A fresh barbequed chicken with an avocado, walnut and goats cheese salad.

Hobbies:
I love cake decorating and making sugar paste flowers, as well as reading, visiting Cornwall and spending precious time with my family.

Interesting Fact:
I used to teach Ballroom and Latin American dancing!

Marita Kelley

Group Manager

Favourite Food:
Thai

Hobbies:
I sing in a rock choir every Monday evening and just started playing golf.

Interesting Fact:
I can write with both hands!

“THANK YOU – my kids and staff are indeed lucky to have you guys feed us!”

Director of Support Services, North London Academy

Working With You

Our business approach with our clients and our staff involves communicating on a regular formal and informal basis, which creates a better working environment and a strong sense of well-being.

Our business ethos is to create a bespoke catering solution for you that is innovative and meets the requirements of all interested parties.

We strive to be pro-active and forward thinking. Innovation and participation is the key to our success.