For 35 years Stuarts has planned and delivered stylish and innovative events to both corporate and private clients. Based in Sussex it has been developed and guided by Judy Stuart to become a renowned event management company in the UK. Judy has now been joined by her son Angus who brings a wealth of knowledge of food and drink gained from running and consulting for Michelin-starred restaurants.
We pride ourselves in the use of the finest seasonal produce sourced from renowned producers who share our values.
We work closely with our clients to understand their needs and wishes, providing ideas and options in order to develop their event. The event is delivered with professionalism and attention to detail ensuring a successful and memorable occasion, be it white truffles from Alba for hundreds of guests, a world renowned musician at a private party or picnic hampers for an informal gathering or sporting event.
Discretion is absolutely key to us, so throughout this website you will find a small and curated selection of our work.
Stuarts was founded over 35 years ago by Judy Stuart. Having spent many years delivering impeccable service on super yachts in the Mediterranean and Caribbean, Judy sought to bring her skills ashore. The exacting standards expected on board were meticulously re-created and the concept of Stuarts was born.
Today Angus, the second generation of the Stuarts family, joins Judy at the helm. Having spent many childhood days in the kitchen and several years running Michelin-starred restaurants, Angus is committed to continuing the Stuarts legacy alongside Judy and the team.
Behind every Stuarts experience is a team of talented creatives who pour their heart and soul into making it truly memorable. With a deep knowledge of the unique nuances of catering and the desires of our loyal clients, we offer a personal service that’s tailored to your needs.
We believe in employing people who share our passion for food, have oodles of energy and are utterly charming. This, coupled with first-class training, ensures a team who not only love what they do but are consistently praised by our clients.
Behind the scenes in the kitchen, our immensely skilled chefs – with a broad range of backgrounds – deliver dishes that are inspired, stylishly prepared and full of flavour. We care about the food we serve and its origin, using produce that is seasonal and sourced from trusted suppliers.
On the design side, Judy, Angus and our team of planners bring the events to life through imaginative design concepts. Covering everything from staging, bespoke bar designs, furniture, lighting and AV, to the final room dressing of florals and table décor, we collaborate with the best suppliers in the business to deliver exceptional experiences time and again.
A BEST KEPT SECRET AMONG THE DISCERNING PARTY-LOVING CROWD
More what they say
"What a fantastic wedding! I am writing to thank you all so much for the enormous amount of trouble you took in making the wedding such a huge success. The whole thing was utter perfection and as one guest said, the food was not very good, it was quite excellent. Your organisation was brilliant and being the bride's mother I was really able to relax and enjoy it all, knowing you were there looking after all the guests.”
"Last summer you catered and project managed our daughter's wedding with 250 guests, many of whom returned the next day for brunch. From erecting 80 tents in our park for the 160 young guests who stayed overnight, several enormous marquees for dinner, dancing, an all night bar and breakfast for revellers. The whole event was superbly executed by your staff, leaving no trace that you had been in our home - everything cleared away, our belongings back in place, carpets swept, floors clean, etc."
“Everything worked like clockwork. The food at both the reception and the dinner were, as you promised, delicious. The waiting service was faultless, and a testament to the very high quality of your staff. I appreciate there will have been a lot of work behind the scenes which we will not have seen, but we know that all your team contributed to making this such a success. In short, it could not have gone better and we are extremely pleased. Thank you and all your colleagues for an excellent job!”
"This is just to let you know that I have been in touch with many of my greatest friends to say what a fan I am of Stuarts, how really excellent is the work you do and what a very impressive list of distinguished clients you have. I have given you the highest recommendation I possibly could."
"The food was so good at my brother's engagement party, I immediately booked Stuarts to arrange the catering for an event I was organising and everyone commented on how good the food was. I have been at numerous events that Stuarts have organised and have never been disappointed."
"Thank you all so much again for your work on this event ... it really was a truly great day enjoyed by all, despite the circumstances. He would have been really proud and it was the perfect tribute to such an amazing man.”
"A note to say thank you for making our wedding such a great day, we absolutely loved it. I cannot believe you do this kind of thing every single weekend!”
"When a client tells you 'this is the best food I have ever had' you know you're on the right track. Stuarts have looked after our annual Goodwood/Nyetimber day for the last six years, providing creative inspiration to keep both menus and decorations fresh and stylish. The whole team are incredibly professional, with a warmth and willingness to help that makes every guest feel special and at ease. We always try and create an atmosphere of 'the best dinner party you have ever been to' and Stuarts sprinkle their magic to help us achieve this every time."
"The pressure is always alleviated when Stuarts are on board and I know that we can relax in the knowledge that the event will be run smoothly, efficiently and of the highest standard. Timing is always perfect. Contingencies are always thought out. Sudden whims are indulged with enthusiasm. The quality of the staff is second to none. Stuarts is way ahead of the game with their menus and presentation; nothing seems last year's fad."
"We have utilised the services of Stuarts Events for a number of years now. We find them second to none. Their service is of a very high standard. I happen to be a very fussy customer who wants things done properly and Stuarts certainly tick all the boxes. They are an absolute pleasure to work with."