Steve James Personal chef Steve James personal chef was born and grew up in Weymouth, Dorset. Since a young age Steve has always been interested in cooking. He has always enjoyed cooking with his mum and auntie growing up. Creating dinner parties for family and friends.

Steve studied Fine Art and Photography at A level and gaining a Foundation Degree in Art and Design. Steve James then decided to go into health care inspired by looking after his mum. He met his partner and moved to Yeovil in Somerset. He worked his way up to deputy manager level of a care home and then had a career change to administration. Steve James was given training courses with Lesley Waters whilst doing this job. He continued his way through the training courses with Lesley Waters and gained a position working part time at the cookery school helping them out. Working with Lesley it was reiterated to him that food was what he wanted to pursue a career in. He decided to leave his job working in administration, follow his true passion and open Steve James Ltd.

Steve James has always enjoyed experimenting with flavours, textures and techniques. Creating dishes that intrigue and satisfy all of the senses.

To book us for your event then please contact us. To book your own course with Lesley Waters or to hold a corporate event you can see her Course Calendar here.

“Steve James has so much passion for cooking which shows in his amazing food!” Hilary Tawse Bournemouth 8th Oct 2016

Steve James Personal Chef and catering service that covers Somerset and Dorset. This includes Weymouth, Sherborne, Bruton, Bridport, Dorchester,  Lyme Regis, Weston and Yeovil. If you would like to know if we cover your area please get in touch and we would be happy to discuss this with you.