Following an illustrious culinary career in London spanning 15 years, David Protheroe established his bespoke catering company, DJP, in 2000 after moving to Hampshire with his young family. Since then the company has gone from strength to strength growing through word of mouth recommendations from its many contented corporate and private clients.

Based in Braishfield, Romsey, David caters for businesses and private individuals throughout Hampshire and the neighbouring counties.

DJP caters for all occasions and sizes of functions including: private dinner parties at home, riverside fishing lunches, boardroom dinners, christenings, weddings, funerals, canapé parties, buffets and cookery demonstrations.

David has a flair for producing imaginative menus and high quality food with the emphasis on flavours, seasoning and presentation, complemented by a courteous and attentive front of house team.

David provides a friendly, personalised yet professional service, from the conception to the execution of every function he undertakes. By doing so, clients can rest assured that, whatever the occasion, they can relax and enjoy the event.

“Thank you for your wonderful food last Saturday. Everyone was so grateful for such a delicious dinner. May I also commend you for your enthusiasm and professionalism. Thank you and well done.”

“Thank you for a wonderful evening to celebrate my 40th birthday. Your food was absolutely delicious and cooked to perfection. We felt it couldn’t have gone better.”

“Thank you again for making our party such a big success, people are still telling us how good the food was. Please pass on our sincere thanks to your waiting staff, they were great. We look forward to the next one and will be in touch.”