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Our Story

A humble beginning built on authentic connection

To us, to handcraft means that each bite, sip, interaction and space is enhanced; built from scratch with imagination, polish and distinctly personalized care.

Founded in 2010, Fork + Farm is a full-service catering and events company dedicated to creating remarkably memorable experiences in Calgary, Southern Alberta and beyond. We roll up our sleeves and lead with heart each day to redefine experiential catering. Fork + Farm has evolved into a tight-knit team of culinary and event talent over the past decade, and together, we uphold a relentless commitment to our craft and to your vision.

Our Team

Meet the Fork + Family

At Fork + Farm, we’re more than just a team. Our talented and dedicated culinary and events staff make up a culture
of family. We wholeheartedly believe in providing ongoing opportunities to support their passions, learning and growth.

Founders

Dennis Jeffrey

Chief Food Orchestrator

As a chef for 25 years, Dennis has seen it all! Working in restaurants from Ontario to Vancouver and eventually planting roots in Alberta, Dennis with his wife and partner Jennifer, opened the doors to Fork + Farm Catered Events in 2011 with the mission to create a catering company like no other. One that focused on unique, handcrafted, and creativity to create spectacular events!

Fork + Farm Memories

Cooking a five course dinner in the middle of a field in Golden, BC in the pouring rain with no power or water for 150 very happy guests!

Event experts always find a way of pulling off the spectacular even under extraordinary circumstances!

Jennifer Jeffrey

Chief Experience Orchestrator

As a born and raised Calgarian to a strong entrepreneurial family, Jennifer has spent her life honing her skill forging unmatched client service and experiences. Jennifer’s love and care for people first led to her career as a nurse, but it was her business spirit that helped lead to the creation of Fork + Farm Catered Events in 2011 with her husband and partner Dennis.

Jennifer has now found the perfect balance of creating deep connections with clients and creating unforgettable experiences that will last a lifetime

Fork + Farm Memories

A spectacular multi-day / multi-venue summer event in Kelowna for a very special, high-level client with 12 of our fellow Forkers! Everything from floral, decor, design and of course food all flawlessly executed in collaboration with our team!

From intimate to spectacular, seasoned professionals have you covered!

Family

Michel Celier

Food Director

Originally from Cournon France, Michel fell in love with Calgary while travelling after graduating from Chamalières with his degree in cooking. Soon after arriving, Michel earned a position with Teatro Group and quickly realized that this was the city he would call home. Building on his stellar reputation for precision and dedication to his craft at some of YYC’s most notable restaurants, Michel found a second home at Fork + Farm. With freedom to create and skills to impress, Michel is relentless in his pursuit of cooking excellence and event execution.

Fork + Farm Memories

Travel and Education are a major part of the Fork + Family experience, we travel often to gain knowledge and insight from other highly respected catering companies who are on the cutting edge of the industry.

Nicole Curtis

Experience + Social Media Engineer

Some might call Nicole a social media guru, others an event coordinator-extraordinaire but we know her is all that and then some!

After studying Event + Wedding Design in Ontario, Nicole craved mountain adventure and found home in Calgary.

Brimming with enthusiasm, Nicole brings an honest passion for helping others create unforgettable memories and a love for turning the dreamed-of into the day-of. Inspired by her relentless cool hunting, Nicole thrives in organizing stunning on-trend events that leave guests gushing and hosts gleaming.

Fork + Farm Memories

Weddings are some of the most memorable moments we have the opportunity to witness at Fork + Farm and the reception for John + Michelle is at the top of the list. The newlyweds sang a family special song for the bride’s late father who had passed and all those in attendance joined in to sing along in memory. It was such an honor to witness such a lifetime event.

Moments like these motivate us everyday!

Justin Penner

Food Engineer

Justin may be local to Calgary, but his experience has brought him around the world.

After attending the internationally recognized cooking program at SAIT and receiving his Red Seal Certificate, Justin received a stage and eventually a CDP position at Australia’s Vue de Monde, and Estelle, ranked with the top 100 restaurants in the world. Gaining the knowledge and work ethic from culinary greats, Justin returned home to his roots to share his love of simple ingredients perfectly executed. After gaining knowledge and respect from the kitchens of Catch and Anew as Sous Chef, Justin joined the Fork + Farm family where he inspires the team with wild creativity everyday.

Elaine Lee

Pastry Engineer

Andrea Le

Food Engineer

Henry Gonzalez

Delivery Director

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What We Do

Delicious food stemming from quality ingredients and purposeful execution is at the forefront of each distinctly Fork + Farm experience. We proudly celebrate purveyors of fresh, local and seasonal ingredients, honouring integrity of flavour and thoughtful treatment above all else.

Our inventive menus and creative event concepts – from intimate gatherings to lively bashes – are brought to life through meaningful collaboration, nimble adaptability and seamless hospitality.

Dream big, or let us dream big for you. Your Fork + Farm experience is our labour of love.

Services

Fork + Farm
Headquarters

Our second home where inspiration takes shape

Why should you be curious about our kitchen? You deserve to. We uphold the highest standards, care deeply about the quality of our ingredients and work with local producers to bring you the best Alberta has to offer. Our State-of-the-Art kitchen is meticulously engineered and scrupulously maintained so that we are able to produce your event – no matter the scale or size – to a caliber that’s unwavering.

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Testimonials

Love Letters

"An amazing company doing delicious things!"

"Omg. Honestly!!! You hit it out of the park last night. Fork + Farm did such an amazing job! The food was incredible and you looking after all of us (what a horrific job) was outstanding! I can't say enough good things! You are an amazing company doing delicious things! Thank you again!"

- Anonymous

"Every food item was like an experience!"

"First off please let me say a HUGE thank you for the beautiful catering. It was top notch! Seriously, I am a huge fan of Fork + Farm! The service and quality of food that you guys provide along with the care and presentation that goes into your product could not have been more spectacular! It was just wonderful. We thank you!"

- Anonymous

"Fork + Farm is absolutely incredible and their food is even better."

"As a wedding planner, it has seemed like finding an exceptional caterer in Calgary has been like trying to find the holy grail. The search is finally over. Fork + Farm is absolutely incredible and their food is even better. Exceptional service, amazing attention to detail, personable service, and the food is SO GOOD. Unbeatable."

- Sharlene Cunningham , Wedding Planner

"Our guests were gushing! This team is outstanding and we highly recommend them."

"If we could give Fork + Farm 10 stars we would. The prompt call-back, professional discussion about our event, and, ultimately, delivery of a flawless production was impressive every step of the way. We absolutely made the correct decision to work with Fork + Farm on this special occasion. Our guests were gushing! This team is outstanding and we highly recommend them."

- Sue Mackey

"I can honestly say it was a first-rate experience from start to finish."

"Recently I had the pleasure of attending a wedding that was catered by Farm + Fork and I can honestly say it was a first-rate experience from start to finish. I have been in the hospitality industry for nearly 30 years and have been to and hosted catered events in virtually every situation imaginable. Dennis, Jennifer, and their team were faced with an outdoor logistics challenge and weather situation that would, in most cases, cause a breakdown in service and quality of food. Neither happened. Not only did they adjust and come through, but the food quality and presentation was top notch; they provided a 5-course meal that would rival any catering experience in any location. Well done and kudos to the Farm + Fork Team!"

- Jack Murray , Wedding Guest

"If I could give Fork + Farm six stars I would!"

"Working with Chef Dennis and Jennifer Jefferies and their team has been an outstanding experience for our team at Lexus of Royal Oak. They have provided us with executive breakfasts, team lunches and, most recently, their Chef Dennis and their team served delicious, custom-designed culinary offerings and cocktails for an event we hosted with over 300 guests. Thank you Chef Dennis and Jennifer for another outstanding event!"

- Natasha Richardson , Corporate Event Planner

"It was bar none the best offsite catering execution I’ve ever witnessed in 10 years."

"I write this review as a tenured event professional in Canada. We partnered with Fork & Farm for a massively important and high profile event in our corporate head office. Fork & Farm’s team knew exactly how to execute at an extremely high level; the menu design was traditional but inspired – which is exactly our approach. The tastes of those attending are extremely discerning which is what makes this event so high stakes. It was bar none the best offsite catering execution I’ve ever witnessed in 10 years. The food quality was extremely high. It was so much fun to watch Chef, Jenn, and the teamwork. Truly a beautiful job."

- Lisa Marks , Events Professional
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