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More than 300 brides band together to slam catering company that shut down without warning

Hunger shame: Wedding caterer is slammed by more than 300 furious brides after cancelling their orders but pocketing the cash

  • Farm Fresh Spit Roast told hundreds of customers they were shutting down 
  • Brides were left furious with one saying her wedding was three months away 
  • The catering company has not refunded the brides leaving them out of pocket 

More than 300 brides have been left out of pocket after a catering company suddenly closed down without notice.

Farm Fresh Spit Roast in Murwillumba, in New South Wales, told hundreds of customers they were shutting the business ‘immediately’ via email.

Brides were left furious with one saying her wedding day was just three months away and had already paid half the catering cost.

Farm Fresh Spit Roast in Murwillumba, in New South Wales, told hundreds of customers they were shutting the business ‘immediately’ via email 

The owner of the catering company told customers about the closure in an email.

‘We regret to inform you that due to unforeseen critical health deterioration – Farm Fresh Spit Roast will cease trading immediately and indefinitely,’ it read.

Stephanie Griblle, a bride-to-be, was just three months away from her big day when she learned the business had shut down.

‘Every little girl’s dream is to get married one day and have the perfect wedding,’ she told 9News.

She had already paid half the catering costs, which has not been refunded.

Stephanie Griblle (right with fiance), a bride-to-be, was just three months away from her big day when she learned the business had shut down

Stephanie Griblle (right with fiance), a bride-to-be, was just three months away from her big day when she learned the business had shut down

Farm Fresh Spit Roast's website and social media pages have been shut down

Farm Fresh Spit Roast’s website and social media pages have been shut down 

Another bride-to-be – Tegan Jean – has also been ripped off after paying a deposit of $1,200.

‘They sent a message to about 400 people and just said ”closing indefinitely”,’ she said.

‘I tried to message back five minutes later and their email had already been shut down.’

Now, other caterers have been forced to carry the load of disappointed customers.

Craig Weston, owner of In Season Catering, said they were ‘happy to help out’ and are offering $500 credit to any bride and grooms.

Farm Fresh Spit Roast’s website and social media pages have been shut down.

Another bride-to-be – Tegan Jean – has also been ripped off after paying a deposit of $1,200

Another bride-to-be – Tegan Jean – has also been ripped off after paying a deposit of $1,200

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk



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