Our Mission

  • To create food that people will love.
  • To create food according to high health and hygiene standards
  • To provide value for money to our clients.
  • To be the leader in Boarding Establishment Catering in South Africa.

So Why Choose Us?

  • Extensive years of experience since 1998
  • We service more than 23 of KZN’s most demanding schools
  • Official caterer for the KZN Rugby & SA Waterpolo youth teams
  • 5 Star Hotel operating standards
  • South African Chefs Association members


Peppers & Pans is an established Catering Company under the ownership and leadership of Wayne Usher, who is well recognized and highly respected in the South African Food Industry

We handle catering for functions and events of all sizes and specialize in Boarding Establishment Catering. From the moment of your first enquiry to the moment your guests leave with smiles on their faces, Peppers & Pans provides a professional, efficient and friendly service. Our highly trained and motivated staff deliver innovative menus and themed ideas while maintaining the strictest safety, hygiene and environmental standards.

Peppers & Pans not only invests in staff, but also value strong relationships with KZN’s best vendors to suit all your requirements, unique tastes and preferences.

We are confident to deliver all our services while keeping within allocated budgets.


In 1983 Wayne Usher obtained his National Diploma in Commercial Catering and Management, and went on to gain experience working for one of South Africa’s leading catering companies where he was stationed for 18 years. He managed industrial contracts as well as Hospitals, Game Reserves, Schools and Colleges

In 1998 Wayne founded Peppers & Pans Catering. His vision was to establish a catering company that abided by its promises and paid significant attention to details, including everything from the smallest toothpick to the chocolate fountain centre piece.

Peppers & Pans has earned a solid reputation amongst its clients and are seasoned specialists in catering for the Educational Sector in Kwazulu-Natal. With good old-fashioned values and with great warmth and concern for our young clients health, Peppers & Pans are the go to company for boarding establishment and sports event catering.


Through the years, our team has gone to great lengths to forge relationships within the industry that gives a direct advantage to our clients, with benefits such as sourcing the widest variety and best quality at the most affordable prices.

Our passion for food and devotion to catering doesn’t stop in the kitchen.

When we are not in the kitchen we are carefully researching global and local trends and ensuring that these are incorporated

into our offerings, keeping Peppers & Pans ahead of the pack.


Peppers & Pans are foremost passionate connoisseurs of food.
We all love food at Peppers & Pans, and love to create dishes that will do more than just nourish the body but that will also give our clients an unforgettable and memorable dining experience.
Food in our eyes is a lot more than just the nutrients and the ingredients that go into making the food, food is life itself as it sustains all beings physically and spiritually as well.


Growing up in today’s competitive school environment, both in the classroom and on the sports field, parents and kids alike are more than ever seeking out foods that will give them the edge, or the “Fuel for Victory” as we like to call it.

Eating a wide variety of nourishing foods, cooked properly and seasoned mindfully, properly planned and considered are our recipes for foods that nourish.


Peppers & Pans are affordably priced and offer excellent value for money.

When you are catered for by Peppers & Pans, you know that you are getting the highest value for your money in all aspects. In terms of taste, nutritional value and all round enjoyment, we are always striving to keep our prices fair and reasonable.

215 Esther Roberts Road
Durban 4001

Phone: +27(0)31 205 6541
Fax: +27(0)31 205 4589
Email: usher@peppersandpans.co.za