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Business Partners

Rob Knight & Mo Lawley

Orchard Catering was set up by Rob & Coralie Knight in 1999. Mo has worked for Orchard since 2003 and replaced Coralie as a business partner in 2016.

Rob Knight 

Business Partner & Head Chef

Started the Company: 1999

Favourite Orchard Food

Starter: Oven Baked Mushroom with Brie & Bacon

Main: Steak & Ale Pie

Dessert: Creme Brulee

Mo Lawley

Business Partner & Operations Manager

Joined the company: 2003

Favourite Orchard Food

Starter: Crab Fish Cakes

Main: Lamb Shank

Dessert: Sticky Toffee Pudding

Charlotte McShane

Events and Office Manager 

Joined the company: 2005

Favourite Orchard Food

Starter: Goats Cheese & Red Onion Marmalade Tart

Main: Beef Wellington

Dessert: Cheesecake

Operations Coordinators

Vanessa Mackie and Ian Hopton

Vanessa and Ian are responsible for the behind the scenes tasks you may not always see. 

From food prep, to Kit loading and everything in between.

We would be lost without them!