About

Founded in 2005 by Nick Levens & Dave Pay, Life’s Kitchen Ltd provides venue management, event management and catering services at some of the most prestigious venues in London and the Home Counties. We offer the complete package...serving beautiful food, sensitively sourced and wonderfully presented in unique surroundings and all delivered by a highly trained, very experienced and dedicated team of staff and management. Life’s Kitchen Ltd also has an excellent track record in managing and marketing our venues, over-achieving against commercial targets whilst remaining ever-sensitive to the history and prestige of the buildings in which we operate.

Nick Levens, Managing Director

Nick Levens, Managing Director

Nick Levens brings a proven track record of International hospitality experience to Life’s Kitchen Ltd, having managed single and multi-site hospitality operations in four countries.

Nick has been directly responsible in the set up or evolution of four branded concepts in London and has also run businesses or consultancy projects in France, Germany, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, as well as running the Catering operation for the Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Really Useful Theatre Group.

Nick is a hands-on hospitality operator who often personally takes charge of managing Life’s Kitchen Ltd functions.

Nick is a passionate believer in training and development of young talent in hospitality, through on-the-job training and mentoring.

E-mail Nick at nick@lifeskitchen.com

Dave Pay, Director of Food

Dave Pay, Director of Food

Dave brings to Life’s Kitchen Ltd twenty five years of experience cooking at the highest level in some of the best hotels in London and the south, including the opening of The Millennium Conference Centre in London’s Kensington.

He has also worked in Jersey, the exclusive island of Nevis in the West Indies and has headed up the kitchens of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Really Useful Theatre Group.

In years gone by Dave has won various medals and accolades for his cooking and has competed at national level.

Dave’s main area of expertise lies in the area of high class conference and banqueting and he thrives on the challenge of offering bespoke catering solutions for any event no matter how big or small. Dave is also an expert in the areas of new contract mobilisation and logistics.

E-mail Dave at dave@lifeskitchen.com