It’s that time of year again when we’re all starting to make plans for the festive season, including those tasked with arranging their annual corporate Christmas party. If you’ve booked the venue already, your thoughts may be turning to the finer details, coming up with ideas for how to ensure your office Christmas party is remembered for the right reasons. If you want to organise an event that incorporates an atmosphere of theatre and fun, here are some tips to follow.
Summer is a time that often opens up possibilities when it comes to planning a party, whether it’s for a five year old or a 90 year old. During Winter, it’s a little more challenging, with many searching for the ideal indoor options while still making the day or evening special. Here are some of our top ideas for organising a unique Winter birthday party.
With Autumn in full swing, many of us are looking ahead to upcoming seasonal events, including those held on or around Bonfire Night in Surrey, London and the Home Counties. If you’ve been tasked with organising the menu for your annual fireworks party, there are plenty of exciting food ideas to think about to provide that extra sparkle on a special night.
When planning to feed the masses at a festival, it’s important to get it right. This means selecting a festival menu which will delight all the senses, create a buzz and add to the atmosphere of the event. Here are some things to consider.
A lot of planning goes into organising a wedding, and the food served is something which is important to most couples, providing a delicious meal for those guests who have come to support you on your big day.
While some places offer onsite catering, many others need to look for their own caterer once they’ve found their perfect venue. It can be tricky trying to locate the perfect match when looking for a wedding caterer who fulfils your needs, so here are a few of our top tips to help you find the right one.
Are you organising a corporate event which needs catering to impress? Perhaps you want to show prospective clients that you’re a company worth spending more time with. Maybe you’re organising a charity event and need guests to have a good time to raise awareness of a cause. You may even need the event food to set the tone of the day.
Whatever you require, here are some great ideas for you to consider when planning the ideal corporate event menu.
In the UK, we love the food and cooking styles of other cultures and nations, but when it comes to barbecue food, we tend to be a little unadventurous. However, there are some popular methods which you may have seen wowing guests at events, bringing an Argentine flavour to cooking which delights anyone from wedding guests to corporate clients.
But what is Asado style cooking and where are the best places to serve it?
When planning an event, there are so many variables which determine whether it’s a night to remember or a damp squib. It can often feel like the pressure is on to find a theme which is perfect for your plans. Luckily, we’ve got some top tips for how to choose an event theme, wowing your guests from the moment they arrive to the time they leave.
Deciding on food for any event can be hard, often needing something which is easy to consume while being delicious and adding that special touch to the day. It’s not hard to see why it’s a challenge to decide on the right menu.
Wood fired pizzas are incredibly popular, with their authentic Neapolitan style flavours created from simple and fresh ingredients, including hand folded dough, tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, basil and olive oil. The result is a thin crust pizza, packed with fresh flavours and baked to eat in 90 seconds. Perfect!
Which events are great for serving wood fired pizzas? Take a look.
When bringing friends and family together for a special occasion such as a wedding, the little details can make a huge difference which is why so many couples look for the perfect wedding food to impress their guests. If you’re planning a wedding in the warmer months of the year and are looking for some inspiration when choosing the perfect menu to complement the season, take a look at our guide to amazing Summer wedding food.
Wedding catering often starts with guests being offered delicious canapes while they wait for the next part of the day to begin, and they’re usually more than ready for a bite to eat by then. If thinking about Summer canapes, try to incorporate in-season flavours, using fresh food which can be easily grilled, prepared and served fresh to your guests, leaving them excitedly wondering what’s in store for the main event.
Ideal menu ideas…pulled pork mini brioche buns, smoked salmon crostini, grilled scallops, crab cakes
Asado Style Cooking
Summer weddings are ideal for planning elements of ‘outside cooking’ which create a buzz and keep the conversation flowing. For those looking for an alternative to a traditional hog roast or BBQ, Asado-style cooking adds a unique twist to your big day. It involves slow cooking food over an open fire, gently infusing delicate flavours into the meat. Each succulent dish not only provides an impressive sight for guests to watch but injects a touch of Summer magic to proceedings, perfectly served with salsa criolla and flatbreads.
Ideal menu ideas…saltmarsh lamb served with chimichurri read more…