Our Team

A true family business

Jane’s Kitchen has a ‘family feel’ ethos, supporting local, producing fine food and delivering quality service.

Jane Allen


Jane’s Kitchen began in 1988, at Clougher, Co. Antrim, Jane’s home place, where Jane decided to turn her natural talent in the kitchen into a career, providing food for close friends and family, Jane’s Kitchen quickly became a booming business.

David Allen


Jane’s husband, David, joined to create the working partnership that is the core of Jane’s Kitchen today and three decades later, the Jane’s Kitchen Team comprises of many talented individuals working together to create and deliver exciting events in spectacular venues and marquee structures throughout Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and across the United Kingdom and even recently completed a wedding in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Katherine Allen

Senior Event Planner

Katherine’s passion lies with efficient food service; internally recruiting and training our waiting team, creative menu planning with Jane and Sara, logistics onsite and the over-all customer experience received at Jane’s Kitchen.

Katherine Allen studied Business Management with Events and Marketing at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Katherine spent 2 years working for a hugely successful and established leading catering company ‘By Word of Mouth’ based in London, before returning to the family business.

James Allen

Operations Manager

James Allen joined the family business from school. James is the Logistics Manager within the company and he and his team ensure that all equipment required for every event is delivered on site prior to the arrival of the set up and kitchen team .

Sara Allen


Sara Allen studied International Hospitality and Tourism Management at Queen Margaret University , Edinburgh. Sara continued her training by completing a 12 week Ballymaloe Cookery Course in the Spring 2018.

Sara now heads up the JK Kitchen Team alongside her mother’s knowledge and expertise.

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