Owner & Chef

David Hurst

Chef David Hurst has more than 30 years of food service experience in Northeast Florida. In 1995, David started catering and cooking for private clients through his gourmet food store in Atlantic Beach, Florida – The Market at North Shore.

In 2007, he started providing catering and private-client chef services under the name “david a culinary experience.” And 12 years later, he founded Salt and Fire Catering to share his passion for creating unique culinary experiences with the greater Jacksonville area.

He is a lifelong beaches resident who serves his Northeast Florida community with great passion and looks forward to working with you.


Salt and Fire Catering is a full-service catering and special event company based in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. We specialize in creating menus completely customized to your vision and needs. We operate with a can-do spirit, pay meticulous attention to detail and deliver unparalleled customer service.

Whether you’re planning a wedding, an intimate dinner, a family celebration, or memorial service, we create a unique and stress-free event for you and your guests. If you’re hosting a corporate function, we have you covered, too. From hand-made sandwiches to five-course dinners for the c-suite, it’s our mission to create an exceptional culinary experience that you and your guests won’t soon forget.

Private Catering

Exquisite Cuisine, Unparalleled Service

Corporate Catering

Professional Catering Services

Special Event Catering

Custom Catering for Every Occasion

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