OUR STORY
CGC Event Caterers is a long-established caterer with a distinctive British identity. With decades of experience we have built a reputation for great food, attentive service and craftsmanship. You can expect nothing less with us having been in the business over 100 years.

Some key milestones in our history:

1896
Craven Gilpin and Sons establish a catering business at The Mansion, Roundhay Park

1905
The company’s first marquee wedding was catered for in Gledhow. 3 miles from The Mansion, everything is transported by horse and cart for the wedding breakfast of Beatrice & Ernest Burrows

1975
The company’s longest running catering contract, Castle Grove Masonic Hall, Headingley, commences.

1981
CGC’s largest catering contract commences at York Racecourse

2003
A Management Buy In prompts a name change, the business becomes CGC Events

2015
CGC Events is acquired by SMG Europe, worldwide leader in venue management.

 

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