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Mission & Values

We are committed to the delivery of the finest events for all of our clients – whether a wedding, corporate event or private event, and whether at our home base of The Italian Villa, Compton Acres, or at our bouquet of other venues. To us, the most important thing is that your event is memorable and hugely enjoyable! Our staff are, therefore, a vital ingredient of our business. We believe in employing the best, treating them well and keeping them motivated. Working for Beales Gourmet should be fun, stimulating and rewarding. We must never cease to be eager and ambitious for our business. We will be innovative and creative, always striving to deliver the best possible food and service in the most friendly, efficient and organised ways possible on every occasion and to suit individual tastes – at The Italian Villa, Compton Acres as well as all other venues for which we cater.
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Rebecca - Wedding at Lulworth Castle

The Beales team were definitely a huge help in making the day run as smoothly as it did. The food was superb, we had several people come up to top table during dinner to say not only was it the best meal they have ever had at a wedding but also some of the best lamb they have ever had! People are still talking about the meal! We are so pleased we chose you as our caterers, you have been a pleasure to deal with from day one and delivered an excellent meal and service on the day.

Mr & Mrs G - Wedding at Highcliffe Castle

Thank you guys so much for your tireless efforts at our wedding on Saturday: I've lost count of how many people said its the best food they've ever had at a wedding! We knew the food was going to be great, but it was the service that really impressed us. Like culinary ninjas you were there when we needed anything, but vanished like smoke the moment we didn't. Vanessa was amazing: even if we went to her with something not Beales related it was immediately sorted with no fuss. Thanks also to the people behind the scenes we didn't see. We couldn't possibly have had a better wedding.

Ruth, Louisa, Tyler and all the family - Wedding at Lulworth Castle Courtyard

The professionalism from your staff made the day utterly seamless along with the day before when we/they were setting up which went very smoothly including a few giggles along the way. They are all to be commended. Now the food... FABULOUS, need I say more? Well, I will as it really was delicious the hog roast was mouth watering as was the super lemon dessert and again the service was superb.

Vanessa - Wedding at Sopley Mill

We had an incredible day and were so impressed with both the food and service we received from the Beales staff. We also had many comments from guests on the quality of the food. Our guests with dietary requirements were especially impressed and said they felt so included and that quiet often gluten free foods etc at weddings werent great but that their food was superb at our wedding!!

Ana & Peter Veash - Wedding at Lulworth Castle

We can't thank you enough for being part of the happiest day of our lives and make it super special with your touch. Our wedding was absolutely perfect and it wouldn't have been the same without the delicious food and wonderful service from Beales Gourmet. Our guests couldn't shut up about how excellent their dishes were!

Hannah & James

We wanted to say a big thank you to Beales Gourmet and the staff. Both of us work in hospitality when we're not acting so we really appreciate the work that goes into this.

The food was fantastic and the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful really making the day go smoothly!

Thanks once again.

Hannah and James

Louise & Stuart

Thank you to you and all the team… you all worked so hard to give us the most special of wedding days and the outcome was outstanding! The food was just incredible and all our guests couldn’t stop raving about it. In fact they’re still talking about it now! All the staff on the day worked so very hard and I have to say that Matt was just fantastic. We didn’t have to think or be concerned about anything……he managed the whole day for us and can’t thank you all enough. You guys are awesome!

Claire Collins

The wedding of James and Hannah Collins at Lulworth Castle was a fantastic day and, in our opinion, could not have been bettered in any way! This was made possible by the fantastic food and service provided by Beales Gourmet Ltd. Taking into account the difficult working environment in which food was produced, it was delivered hot to the table and beautifully presented. The waiting staff were both polite and professional, and nothing was too much trouble.

Matt is an asset to you and ensured that the whole day and evening flowed so smoothly. Throughout the whole evening many guests passed comment on the high standard of service that they had received. There will not be any hesitation in recommending you in the future. Once again, thank you for helping to make the day so magical...