That Food Guy is a contemporary food and catering business created by Mark Townsend MORE INFO a life-long hospitality professional and is based in beautiful, historic Oamaru.
We are mobile with a fully equipped catering and food van and available for bookings in North Otago and South Canterbury. We cater for events from 4 to 400 people.
We offer bespoke solutions for:
That Food Guy is a boutique business that is based at home in a purpose built commercial kitchen where we grow a range of edibles in the garden and source everything else as local, single origin and spray free as we can get it.
WHAT WE DO
Helping a bride and groom create a wedding that captures their personality is what makes us tick. Whatever your location, dreams and ideas are, we will find a way to make them happen.
"I think weddings should be distinctive, stress free and filled with joy. I have had the honour to be part of a number of unique weddings in just as unique locations. When you choose me to cater your wedding, you can count on me to help out at all stages with practical experience based advice. Together we will ensure your day goes exactly to plan and is a great success."
You create the occasion, we will bring the food.
We are passionate about all the amazing produce Otago has to offer and love locally sourced seasonal produce. We pride ourselves in using the best ingredients available, being flexible with clients requests and competitive on price. Whether you are looking for a work BBQ or dinner, wedding catering, an intimate dinner at your house, canapes or grazing tables to impress clients or a large garden party in the summer, we can cater for all occasions.
PRIVATE CHEF EXPERIENCE
We all like dining out but there is something very special about having that experience personalised and have a Private Chef come to you. With this experience, you'll receive a VIP service that you could expect in the best restaurant in town.
We can cater for any lunch or dinner occasion from birthday celebrations to anniversaries, from a special family gathering to hosting distinguished guests. Every special occasion deserves special treatment and with our 3 course menu you and your guests will be spoilt for choice. Best of all we will do the dishes, clean the kitchen and leave the leftovers in the fridge for a snack later on.
HOSPITALITY AND BUSINESS PLANNING ADVICE
Practical, experience based solutions for your business
If you are looking for 'no-nonsense' advice on operational matters, employee relations/contracts, toxic employees and/or workplaces, Govt. compliance, including Food Control Plans and ERP's & liquor licensing, a full business plan workup for the future or anything else small business related I can probably help.