At PB our creatives have you covered. from your initial enquiry to helping you find that marque 24 hours before your event (typical English weather) they’ll be there for you. They’re basically super hero’s but without the capes…
Our head chef wears his hat well. He has worked in both high end restaurants and top event companies in the capital, and has gained a diverse knowledge of multicultural cuisine. He is a master of fine dining, and meticulous in his attention to detail whether catering for 25 or 2500. His menus are innovative, seasonal and sustainable, with modern eclectic influences. He has a menu up his sleeve to suit even the trickiest of requirements. Kevin is a strong leader and a peoples person. He loves to chat with our clients about their personal needs and design a bespoke menu especially for them. They love him.
Our top chief Charlotte has oodles of experience and you can tell from her creative flair and passion for food. Ever the enthusiast she oversees the team and pushes PenniBlack to the next level, she is definitely not afraid to get her hands dirty.
Chelsea Hockley – Client manager
Chelsea was thrown in the deep end of events at the tender age of 15, she definitely swam. With a degree in arts and event management she brings a lot of experience to the team, incredible multi tasking skills, heaps of creativity and a meticulous organising system.
Danelle Van Tonder – Wedding and Venue manager
An extremely experienced events co-ordinator, she truly understands how important it is to create the most amazing day of your life and working closely with you to make it all come true. Extremely creative her fun and stunning suggestions will make your day totally unique, whilst never forgetting attention to every tiny detail.
Kreena is the newest member to join PB, but her enthusiastic, can-do attitude and confidence has made everyone feel like she’s been part of the team for ages. She has been in the events industry for 8 years, and has oodles of experience. Kreena listens to requests, noticing the attention to detail and making our clients instantly feel that they are in great hands and that their event will run like clockwork. Kreena has the right connections, our ‘booker’ for equipment, staffing, flowers, or anything else you may dream of!
Hana Mattocks – Events Manager
Hana Mattocks brightens up everyone’s day with her sparky persona, and that is why – apart from being super organised – everyone loves having her at their events, and request for her time and time again. Hana has been in the event industry for 7 years; starting her adventure at Lingfield racecourse where she worked her way up to managing the private boxes, as well as managing a well known Michelin-recommended restaurant in Kent, where she grew up. Hana moved to London to study Medicine at Imperial College London but outside of studying she manages at PenniBlack. In her free time, Hana loves to keep fit by going to the gym snd maintaining a clean diet, although loves to indulge every now and then in some PenniBlack chocolate truffles! Hana is a very dedicated team member, and has built strong relationships with more of our corporate clients such as Nordea but still loves to host more intimate dinner parties for high end clients and celebrities. With your event in Hana’s hands you will not have to worry about a thing and know it will be a complete success!
Lawrence Gnoyke – Events Manager
PenniBlack are proud to have Lawrence Gnoyke as the events operations manager. He has worked as both a chef and manager for many years in top end hotels, such as the Savoy, the Dorchester and the London Hilton. He was the senior banqueting operations manager at one of the largest banqueting venues in London, accommodating up to 1,200 in one sitting. Managed the International Olympic committees catering requirements during the 2012 London Olympics. A personal alcohol licence holder and a first aider. With all this under his belt, you know your event will run completely seamlessly, from start to finish.