About The Essential Party Ingredient

Heather McKaig has an enviable reputation for delicious food and innovative menus, always stunningly designed and impeccably served.

A look at some of the testimonials from her loyal clientele, built up by word of mouth over 28 years, says it all. We are a Hampshire Caterer that takes great pride in every aspect of the party planning and event catering business, paying meticulous attention to the smallest detail.

Regular clients of The Essential Party Ingredient keep coming back, because they know Heather’s team will go the extra mile to organise the perfect occasion. Clients appreciate their dedication to producing delicious dishes, presented as exquisitely as a picture on a plate, guaranteed to impress the most discerning guests. The company ethos of calm professionalism extends to the front-of-house team, who are known for their friendly and efficient service. Heather McKaig provides a tailor made service to each client, because she believes that consideration of their individual requirements is paramount. As well as incredible food,her team can organise all the components of your event, from the marquee to the entertainment.