Our Team


Providing our clients with nothing short of excellent service, our team is divided into management, kitchen and front of house staff. 


Ziek Gelkoff is the founder of Shuka Catering and its head chef. With 15 years of experience in some of the most reputable catering establishments in London including Claridges, The Landmark and Grosvenor Park Lane, Ziek has the skills and creativity to manage the team of talent we have here at Shuka.

Shuka clients can be sure that no effort will be spared to turn their wishes into delicious and perfectly presented realities. Modern Middle Eastern fusion menus are our specialty and the proud product of Ziek's multi-cultural background.


Ziek has built a superb team and has surrounded himself with head chefs and sous chefs whose knowledge of food preparation is as rich as their credentials. Our dedicated team of waiting staff are all committed to serving exciting food of the highest quality, bringing unique and modern Middle Eastern cultural experience right into the Central London market. 


Francesca Berlin is our events coordinator and logistics manager. Looking after our clients is what she does best. From timetable planning, to production management and amazing entertainment, Francesca ensures that every aspect of your event will come together seamlessly. 

We, at Shuka, promise that we will do everything in our power to exceed your expectations and give you the effective, personal service you deserve when you plan your big day. We look forward to meeting you and hearing about your very special event.