Catering For A Funeral Wake

You may be wondering what food is expected at a wake. Having a loved one pass away and having to organise a funeral and wake is the last thing you want to do when you are grieving.  A catering service can help take some stress away by providing freshly prepared food, delivered and laid out ready for when you all return from the funeral.  Even the smallest of gatherings can be difficult to cater for when you are not there to prepare. What food is suitable for a wake? caterers can provide either hot or cold food. Most wakes are finger foods as some family and friends may not want to eat large meals.  Grazing board, cold buffets are the best options as these can be prepared and delivered before...

Catering For A Children’s Birthday Party

Children’s birthday parties are one of the hardest things to cater to. Children are well known for being picky eaters, so how can we make catering easier. What are some must-have for all children parties? CakeWhen thinking about a birthday party, the cake is one of the first things that comes to mind. Your best bet with a children’s party is either a chocolate cake or a character-themed cake. Both of these will go down a treat. FruitAs we all know, it is important for children to eat fruit every day. This is an excellent choice for party food as most children like their fruit. Have a selection out for them to choose from and it is bound to all be eaten. Some favourites are strawberries, apple and melon. CrispsCrisps...

How has shopping changed in 2020?

Shopping has changed dramatically between the start of 2020 and now. We have seen many changes in our stores, from normality to no groceries on shelves and queuing to enter. But what is grocery shopping like now? Grocery shopping is slowly heading back to normality. There are not as many restrictions on products. You can buy what you would normally. There are groceries on the shelves too. You may find that you still need to queue to enter the store. However, this may not be as long of a wait, but it may still be there. This is to still help keep everyone safe. Card payments are also still preferred in shops. This is again to keep workers and yourself safe. Whilst on the topic of checking out, you may...

Why is there no flour in shops right now?

It seems as if the new trend of baking has meant people have stocked up on essentials during lockdown, with flour being the most important ingredient for so many recipes. This means the flour is very hard to come by in supermarkets right now. People most likely want to distract and entertain their families during the lockdown and it has led to people buying up all the flour. Director general of the National Association of British and Irish Millers, Alex Waugh, has said that sales of flour in shops has increased since the outbreak and subsequent lockdown, adding that the necessity to store the flour in small bags is partly responsible for the shortage. He said: ‘UK millers are working around the clock – genuinely milling flour 24-hours-day-seven-days-a-week to double...

What are commercial umbrellas used for?

Well, as we all know that everyone wants to enjoy quality time outside in the sunny or rainy weather but do not necessarily want to sit under rain or scorching heat of the sun. This is why, different restaurants, hotels, outdoor playing or service areas use commercial umbrellas provide their customers some kind of shade to cope up with all kinds of weather conditions and enjoy the surrounding as much as their clients like, without getting affected by pouring or heat. Commercial umbrellas are the ones which business owner use for commercial purposes and they are much larger in sizes as compared to the ones you normally use in homes or find in nearby stores. Commercial umbrellas are installed by owners of restaurants, hotels or anyone who wants to run...

Planning a memorable awards ceremony

Organising a memorable awards ceremony can be a pretty big undertaking. This ceremony aims to recognise the achievements of other individuals on your team that have excelled in their roles. You need to make it a moment of beauty for the recipients but also make it enjoyable and worthwhile to all the spectators to keep them entertained thereby preventing them from getting bored when listening to various speeches, and we know many of these can ‘drag on’! Below are the factors to consider when planning a memorable awards ceremony: Choose a suitable venue Choosing a suitable venue is one primary consideration you should put your focus on. Places such as offices or lecture halls at a campus or college are not magnificent for such events. Consider a venue which has...

Why is the wedding food so expensive?

Many people have related differently to weddings across the world which has led to different opinions. Expensive food at a wedding has now become more of a tradition as compared to an expectation. Though it is a one-day event, it takes more time for planning and budgeting just to ensure everything is in order. One factor that has made the whole event look different from the expectation is the food that is taken during the wedding. To match the occasion with the foot that is taken on the big day, food has always taken a bigger portion of the wedding budget. This is to help keep with the norm that guests must be given the best during the wedding hence it comes as a burden to the hosts. The focus,...