Our Story

from humble beginnings.

Cafe Riva was founded in 2000 by Eileen O’Connor to provide a first class gourmet food service to clients in private aircraft, offices and private homes. We are committed to providing a premier catering service, by aiming to exceed customer expectations at all times. Our products consistently inspire confidence in terms of taste, quality and presentation. We achieve this through constant staff training, keeping abreast of current trends, and ultimately producing food of the highest standard.

We have a team of full time staff and a bank of temporary part time staff and operate out of a new purpose built premises, which is registered to the department of environmental health and is HACCP compliant and certified. Our team is looking forward to serving your needs and providing you our customer with a service and food to remember.



Here at Cafe Riva we use only the freshest ingredients to ensure your dining experience is 5-star. Our diverse and dynamic menu ensures that every passenger has a meal especially chosen for you. Whether or not the dish you are looking for is on our menu, our expert chefs are on hand to make any special requests.

Our talented Chefs are at your service to help you design your ideal menu. Their creativity knows no bounds! With the help of our operations team, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we are dedicated to guiding you and making your flight an unforgettable experience.

  • Only the freshest ingredients

  • Highly experienced staff

  • Michelin star calibre chefs

  • Discreet and confidential service

news article irish independent

this jet caterer swapped teaching to cook up haute cuisine for the rich and famous

EXCLUSIVE interview the irish times

Inside Track: Eileen O’Connor, Café Riva founder