Event Caterer of the Year 2016

At John Coughlan Catering, we have over 30 years experience managing, coordinating and providing exquisite catering to some of Ireland's leading and largest events. In respect of Racecourses we are the caterer of choice at Punchestown and The Curragh, two of the busiest and most prestigious racecourses in Ireland.

We also cater at many other sporting and music events and festivals throughout the year. Electric Picnic, The Solheim Cup, Men's and Ladies Irish Golf Open's and more are all regular clients of ours. Over the years we have catered for every style and theme and we have the expertise to help you deliver a high class catering service when you need to impress. John Coughlan Catering have unrivalled experience in providing high quality catering services to a large and diverse array of clients. We are dedicated to providing the best, freshest and most nutritious fare to our customers regardless of the occasion, the surroundings or the price they pay. We care not only for our customers but also for the food chain by using only the freshest Irish and Fair Trade Ingredients, the environment by using bio degradable disposables and detergents and our customer by listening, understanding, and creating a unique catering experience for our clients, in a most professional and courteous way. We pride ourselves in using only the freshest, finest quality locally sourced ingredients, organic wherever possible, in all of our catering services.

When we are appointed as an event catering service we follow a tried and tested approach. Our event catering division swings into operation and meets on a regular basis in the lead up to the event to ensure we cover all aspects of what is required to cater for high volume on site. Our event management team consists of a number of specialist staff, under the direct control of our company directors, John and Barbara Coughlan, who will run the catering services from a control office on site. All of our management team have years of experience in providing high volume, high quality catering services and their skills ensure that we provide the best services possible to enhance the events we cater at. Our experienced managers look after: HR and Recruitment, Marketing, Signage and Promotion, Health and Safety, HCCAP and Food Safety, Staff training, Menu Selection and Quality Control, Chef Management, Food storage and delivery, Transport and Logistics, IT and Print Services, Office Management & Communications.

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Racecourse Festival Catering

With over 1 million guests served we are Ireland's premier event caterer

When you have your showcase festivals and need to impress guests, media, VIP's and the public we offer a "one stop" catering service. We have the ability to offer multiple catering outlets, with multiple food choice and pricing structure, in buildings, luxury well designed marquees, from catering wagons, in smaller coffee docks and bars for any size of event, anywhere in Ireland. Our experiences at some of Ireland's most prestigious events have given us unparalleled skills to ensure that we will have all bases covered when it comes to a high volume, high quality catering requirement. We can supply food and service to your guests, VIP's, clients and the public from the widest choice of innovative temporary catering outlets.

Our long term relationships with event equipment and promotions companies ensures that we receive the best back up service possible so not only can we offer a wide range of services but we know we can keep them running, efficiently, profitably and also to the highest standards possible We can also cater for a myriad of food tastes, ethnicities and themes at any event. Respecting religious and other social and moral boundaries to ensure that ALL of the guests are comfortable and are catered for in the most professional way.

Some of our valued clients