• About


Brown Shuga Dumplin’ is a family run dynamic company offering bespoke catering services and event management. Focussing on providing a contemporary fusion of Caribbean and English Cuisine, we create menus using only the finest, freshest ingredients whilst never compromising on quality or taste.  

Serving both private and corporate clients, our aim is to provide impeccable customer service to ensure you and your guests have a fantastic experience at your event. BSD works with various partners to provide additional services such as Marquee Hire, Fun Food catering, Bouncy Castle hire and DJ’s & Band Hire.  We can also help to source venues, equipment hire and other bespoke requirements you may need.  

We operate from a professional kitchen and specialise in funerals, dinners, weddings, parties, corporate events and Caribbean street food. In addition to catering we can provide chair covers, tablecloths, centrepieces, glasses, crockery and cutlery for hire at competitive rates.  We can also dress and set up venues for you. We can provide staff for bar service, serving and clearing. With us always sourcing various equipment, venues, flowers, cakes and other services, we have a great supplier list which we can pass onto you.  

We aim to be a one stop shop for all your event needs and bring the finest Caribbean fusion Cuisine to the forefront, delivered with Excellent customer services.

Who am I?

Lauraine Crawford (Ms Shuga!) Founder & Director of great food!

I came from a family of food lovers… I was lucky to be born into the best of both worlds, Jamaican Mum and Guyanese Dad so the food I grew up with was diverse and wholesome. Curry Goat & Ackee & Saltfish from Jamaica and Dhal Roti, Curry Chicken or Sweet Bread from Guyana.

My all-time FAVOURITE food in the whole wide world was Dumplin’s… they called me Dumplin’ as a little girl so that’s how ‘Brown Shuga Dumplin’ was born. I grew up loving how food brought people together, whether it was Sunday Dinners at home to parties and weddings.  Even Funerals… everyone brought food and we ate and drank and celebrated the person’s life!

The passion stayed with me and I trained at Westminster Kingsway College completing an NVQ Professional Cookery Course and a ABC Level 2 Patisserie Course. As a hobby, over the years I have catered many parties, weddings, funerals and other events which led me to set up as a business. The power of word of mouth is amazing and sometimes food speaks for itself, but we also offer great customer service and go above and beyond to ensure your event is a success.

We look forward to planning your next event with you.

Love and Blessings

Ms Shuga x


Event Catering For...

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  • Good quality food and excellent customer service. Brown Shuga Dumplin really made our day special. Not just with the outcome of the food, but also with the reception venue set up. They made the suite look amazing. Fully recommend Brown Shuga Dumplin.

    MamaCe Ce
  • Ohmydayz the food blew me away. Fantastic. Just like my mum's. I'm taking her home lool thank you for my curry goat, chicken rice and peas. I'm set up now heading to the dance floor!

    Angela E Best
  • Great food, great people and did I say great food  :-) highly recommend. (the curry mutton was divine)

    Robert Malcolm
  • Brown Suga Dumplin catered for my birthday BBQ and did a professional job. All my guests also loved their food and finished it all!

    Shawn Smith
  • Massive thanks to Lauraine and all her staff at Brown Shuga Dumplin for giving us an A* experience for our big day! The food and service was just fantastic - couldn't have asked for anything better.

    Tasha Thompson
  • I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you and your team for providing a wonderful reception... everyone commented that the food and service was truly exceptional. I dont know how you did it girl, squeezing us in when you had a big wedding on the same day, and with no premises due to a burst pipe, you are a true professional,

    Marv Young