Melanie Arnold and Margot Henderson set up the catering side of their business in 1995, while running The French House Dining Room in Soho, opened in 1992 with Fergus Henderson and Jon Spiteri.  Since 2004 they've been based at Rochelle School, opening the Canteen there in 2006.

Euan Farmer, formerly at St John, started with us in 2014 and is now Head Chef.  Sam Hall, Lulu Cox, Ernest Yeboah and Johnson Saye make up the rest of our kitchen team.  Kate Towers has been with us for over a year organising events and has recently moved to managing the Canteen front of house.

General manager Alethea Palmer joined the team in 2011 bringing a wealth of knowledge in event production, and she is assisted in all matters event by Jolita Tautkeviciute and Lily Simpson.