Top 3 dessert options for a work event

Catering for a business event can be a big challenge for any caterer, that’s why making the desserts as simple and tasty as possible is so important. When it comes to desserts at a large corporate event, you want to be able to please any dietary requirements, make them as tasty as possible, and of course as easy to prepare and serve to the guests. We have outlined 3 main dessert options for your next catering event: Gluten and dairy free chocolate brownie- This is always a winner, for those with the dietary requirements and for those simply looking for a chocolate fix. They are easy to bake, store and serve, perfect! Small fruit salad- Small individual bowels with fruit salad and a drizzle of honey for those guests looking...

Cake decorating and catering

Cake decorating and catering is a fantastic business to venture into for all cake enthusiasts. Creating your own business within your own home, can be simple. Once you have set up a business name, you will need to obtain a certificate for food hygiene, this can be done as an online course. Once you are all set up, you can start experimenting with sponge flavours and improve your decorating skills. Cake decorating can cover a wide range of events, including birthdays, christenings, weddings and more. When it comes to cake catering you must be able to calculate the size of cake required for the amount of people at the event. This may take some time, however there are some easy calculation charts available should you require a quick answer. You...

Organising your Catering Event

When you’re planning a catering event, perhaps a dinner party, a BBQ or a hog roast, it’s important you do your homework first. You need to know how many people are coming, dietary requirements, the amount of food you need to order, and the equipment you need to make the dishes. When you get each of these different aspects nailed, you’ll feel a lot more confident and you can start organising a plan. To make sure the courses come out on time, you need to know how long each course is going to take, and you can then create a schedule for each of the courses. People won’t want to be left waiting for meals, and they’re going to expect a nice portion size and good quality food. Drinks are...

A Springtime Hog Roast

Many couples celebrate their wedding day by organising a hog roast dinner, and this is a popular meal, especially during the spring and summer months. A quality hog roast will often be served with rolls, seasoned vegetables and apple sauce, while the hog itself will guarantee platters and platters of succulent pork that only tastes better as the night goes on. A hog roast is a little bit different, and it’s still seen as a medieval kind of dinner, and it’s ideal if you’re planning a country theme rather than sophisticated wedding or event dinner. It’s similar to a barbecue, but there’s something a little more special, eye-catching and quirky. Not every caterer can provide a hog roast, and it’s very much a specialist area, but there are many professionals...

Events Catering – Keeping it Simple

An experienced events caterer will be able to make stunning dishes, but depending on the number of people attending , you may have to keep dishes simple. Simple food doesn’t have to be bland though, it just needs to be easier to make and good examples of relatively straightforward main course dishes includes: Casserole Pulled pork Buns Burgers Pasta Bakes Risotto Paella Slow Roast Chicken Breasts These kinds of dinners can be made in large quantities and they don’t require a lot of ‘touching up’. Obviously you have to make sure the food you’re serving is tasty and presentable, but you also need to make sure it’s hot and served quickly. There’s a lot of pressure involved in events catering, and we spoke a little bit about this in the...