MEET THE TEAM 

STEVEN GEORGIOU, DIRECTOR

Steven is the business brain of the company. Having worked for many years in management, he keeps the company together and makes sure everything is running smoothly. He also loves spending time in his tool shed/man cave where he builds all sorts and is able to escape all the girls in the house; his wife Christina, their little Chloe dog and Sweetie and Artemis the cats.

CHRISTINA KETCHUM GEORGIOU, DIRECTOR

Christina is passionate about food and a real connoisseur of fine food and wines. It is her refined palate that formed the basis of California Cravings. She also loves animals, especially her own babies; Chloe (pictured), Sweetie and Artemis, who she really can't get enough of.

PAUL COOPER, HEAD CHEF

Paul has worked as a chef in several high-end Michelin-starred restaurants in London and Cambridge. He also trained as a butcher and was Assistant Manager in the butchery department of Macknade Fine Foods in Faversham for four and a half years. He joined the California Cravings team in March 2021 and is enjoying being back in the kitchen. Paul loves cats and three of his own at home. He also, unfortunately, supports Arsenal.

KEETAH DAVIS, ADMINISTRATOR/COPYWRITER

Keetah keeps the company files in order and makes sure the website is all up to date. She has previously worked as a newspaper sub-editor and IT administrator and has a degree in English and Theology. She is also a qualified Personal Trainer, an animal-loving vegan, and cat mum to her ginger boy, Captain, who she adores. She also supports Tottenham Hotspur - go Spurs!

KYLE STEELE, APPRENTICE IN FOOD PRODUCTION

Kyle works in the kitchen with his dad, head chef, Paul Cooper. He makes all the tortillas and salsa and makes sure the kitchen is always spotlessly clean. He also loves his cats and supports Arsenal like his dad.

HENRY COLLINS, TEAM LEADER, WAITER

Henry is the Faversham team leader, having taken on the role whilst the staff were at the Macknade site, and continuing it through the relocation to the California Cravings base kitchen. He and his team now put orders together ready for delivery. Henry is a mean burrito roller! He is also a big Harry Potter fan and has two dogs and three cats.

AMBER NEWMAN, TEAM LEADER, WAITRESS

Amber is the team leader of the staff at the Coachworks site in Ashford. She previously studied Performing Arts for four years and then worked as a manager at Nissan for eight years. During the covid pandemic she gave birth to her a beautiful daughter who she is now able to spend plenty of time with whilst working part time with California Cravings.

AIDAN HARDAKER, WAITER

Aidan worked at Macknade and now works in the base kitchen. He has a beautiful boxer/american bulldog cross called Ruby, loves mountain biking, and is currently studying for a BTEC in business and finance. He plans to become a vehicle mechanic for the Royal Engineers as soon as possible.

TAI BOSWELL, WAITER

Tai was also a member of the Macknade team and has now relocated to the base kitchen to put orders together for deliveries. He also helps out at the Ashford site and does maintenance work for the company. Tai has a staffie called Ben and loves to ride his bike.

MIA DEVINE, WAITRESS

Mia is a waitress at the Coachworks venue in Ashford and loves being a part of the team there. Outside of work she enjoys dancing (both ballet and modern styles) and also plans to go to university to study for a future in the public health sector.

RANJANA SURESH, WAITRESS

Ranjana is the newest member of the team and works at Coachworks in Ashford. She will, unfortunately, only be with us for the summer, as she is currently on her summer break from Greenwich university, where she is studying Law.

JESSE LATTER, DELIVERY DRIVER

Jesse is a delivery driver for California Cravings, as well as Amazon. In the past he has owned a burger van in Ashford and also a cafe near Camber Sands. 

CHLOE, DOORBELL

Chloe is the company doorbell. She makes sure everyone in the house is well aware whenever there's anyone at the door. She also gives wonderful kisses and cuddles, and is a big fan of carnitas!