About Us--- We are The Fraser Valley’s premier Catering Company, offering seasonal menus inspired by the local and sustainable ingredients from our region. The Black Radish Catering Co. is owned and operated by the team behind the award winning Fat Cow and Oyster Bar restaurant in Langley and draw from our experience running a successful room to offer a high level of service at each of our events. We combine this with event planning expertise and a passion for delivering fun and memorable occasions for each of our clients ---
Chef | Owner
Leading the team, Chef Christopher Roper’s approach to cooking is simple: Use quality ingredients and cook them with classic techniques so that they are able to speak for themselves. Christopher’s passion and goal is to create the kind of dishes that you would proudly share with friends. Langley born and raised, Christopher comes from a corporate background that turned into a passion for food and the industry. It began with completing his Red Seal under some amazing local chefs and helping open up and re-brand some great local eateries such as Uli’s, in White Rock. The Vault, in Cloverdale and Lava Dining and Lounge in Maple Ridge. When he is not developing and executing memorable meals at The Black Radish Catering Co, he can be found heading up his open concept kitchen at The Fat Cow and Oyster Bar in Langley, or cruising around the dining room in his flip flops making sure everyone is having a great time.
General Manager | Owner
Emmy was born and raised in the Fraser Valley and is a trained as a professional dancer. Emmy danced for the Vancouver Grizzlies and the Queen of England before starting a career in the restaurant industry in 2008.Her first restaurant job was where she met her husband Chris Roper. She excelled at every position she was thrown into it wasn’t long before she was running the restaurant on her own. In 2012 she co-opened The Fat Cow and Oyster Bar and seamlessly took over roll as General Manager. Emmy is passionate about food, wine, and raising her family. When you come to The Fat Cow and Oyster Bar you will see the love and expertise spill out into the dining room with the team she has trained and assembled to offer an extraordinary experience here in the Valley
Catering Hours of Operation
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