Spring is the perfect time to say ‘I do’

Wedding Catering

We know that wedding planning can be stressful, and most people don’t have the budget to stretch to a professional wedding planner, which is where we come in!  We are more than just a wedding catering company – we can be your ideal partner and reduce some of the stress associated with planning the most important day of your life.  From designing a bespoke food menu, to selecting wines, recommending local venues and more, we would love to help make your wedding planning process as smooth and stress-free as possible.

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Beat the winter cooking blues with meals to go

Meals to Go this Winter

The Christmas break seems all but a distant memory.  Dark mornings and evenings, cold weather, and summer seems an awfully long way off.

During January and February, it’s a struggle to get back into that routine you had nailed down before the Christmas period.  Whether, you have been running around after the kids, had a long day at work, you have the post-Christmas blues, are worn-out, or even cooked-out, the last thing you feel like is standing over a stove all evening.

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The perfect St Valentine’s night in

Valentine CateringWouldn’t it be lovely if you could treat your loved one to a romantic St Valentine’s night in?  But that means having to cook, right?  Not necessarily.  You can still have a romantic dinner at home with food that’s as good as you would get in any top-class restaurant.

If you don’t want to – or indeed can’t – cook, no need to panic, you can order your complete St Valentine’s dinner from us.

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Christmas Checklist – Meals to Go

Do you feel like you’re running around like a headless chicken this winter, maybe you need to take a step back and get things in check? See our Festive Checklist to help you get ahead this Holiday Season.

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Wedding catering that people will remember for all the right reasons

Wedding Catering

What do people remember about a wedding?  The venue, the dress, the music, the best man’s speech, the bridesmaid that had a few too many glasses of champagne? Usually all of the above. But what’s missing from that list?  The food. Wedding catering, if done well, can be fondly talked about for years after the big day, for all of the right reasons.

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Give your loved one the send-off they deserve

Planning a funeral can be a difficult and stressful time for any family. The last thing you should worry about is the catering, but generally it’s the first worry on your mind.  Gourmet Foods is vastly experienced in providing a highly personal catering service for funerals – we understand what a stressful time it is for family and guests, so our skilled team will make the event proceed as smoothly as possible.  We will tailor the menu and service to suit your individual tastes and needs, and if you require cutlery, crockery or serving staff, we’ll be pleased to assist.

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How to host the perfect dinner party

As a nation we love having dinner parties, but for many of us, hosting one can seem a whole lot of hassle. But it needn’t be that way.

Here are our handy tips to ensure that your next dinner party will impress your guests.

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Quality catering with no tricks but a whole host of treats

Halloween is the best time of year to gather all your friends and family and scare them silly! Whilst you concentrate on getting as many screams as possible, why not let Gourmet Foods take care of the catering, so your guests can grab some comfort food before you sit round the fire and tell spooky stories. Continue reading

Gluten-free catering from Gourmet Foods

Have you been diagnosed with Coeliac or maybe you’ve just decided to make a dietary choice for yourself and family? The thought of limiting your bread, pasta, pizza, cake and pastry intake can seem daunting. Especially if you require catering for an event such as your wedding or a party.

At Gourmet Foods, we understand how frustrating it can be to find catering which is suitable for those who can only eat gluten-free foods.  According to a recent survey, 82% of consumers who eat gluten-free foods, or used to eat them, have not been diagnosed as Coeliac and 38% of these eat gluten-free because they believe it’s better for their overall health.

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Make sure your summer buffet is the best

Relaxing in the sun with family and friends is one of things us Brits love about summer.  Whether it’s for a garden party or a special event, we love inviting people over to enjoy the weather and a tasty bite to eat.

But catering for events in the summer can seem like a lot of hard work, especially when it comes to deciding which dishes your guests will like. That’s why at Gourmet Foods we think our summer buffets are an option well worth considering! Continue reading