Caterer’s calendar

At Bidfood we understand how important calendar events are to caterers. Big calendar events bring people together and when they’re together they’re going to want to eat! Take full advantage of these occasions and check out our latest caterer’s calendar events in this section and find help with menu ideas, maximising portion control, minimising waste and many more great tips to make the most of seasonal periods.  

Don’t forget to download our latest theme day posters

Notting Hill Carnival/Summer Bank Holiday Saturday 24th – Monday 26th August

Over the summer bank holiday weekend Notting Hill Carnival has taken place on the streets of London since 1966 with a vibrant mix of dance, music and, most importantly, food! Get on board and tempt in all of that passing trade by rustling up your very own Notting Hill themed menu filled with popular favourites like jerk baby back ribs, chicken and lamb! Fancy shaking things up? Have a go at this Jerk chicken pizza or our hearty Three cheese mac with smoked rib of beef – both perfect for the Bank Holiday!

Organic September – all month

With almost £45 million spent on organic food each week in the UK the market clearly shows no sign of slowing down*. The need for home-grown organic produce is in steady growth so what better way to capitalise on this than making sure you have a hero selection of organic products available on your menus. We’ve got you covered with our range of organic products including grab & go snacks and on-the-go hot and cold drinks from leading brands including Alpro, Hippeas and Green & Blacks.

Looking for even more inspiration? We have a whole host of recipes using organic ingredients including these moreish vegan peanut butter cookies made with organic almond milk.

* soilassociation.org

Scottish Food & Drink fortnight 31st August – 15th Sept

Look no further than our Bidfood Scottish brochure for over 600 food and drink lines from more than 110 trusted Scottish suppliers. Create your perfect Scottish themed-menu from our range of essentials including Scottish meat, fish & seafood, bakery and alcohol. Looking to rustle up something a little unexpected? Try our Scottish jelly and ice cream recipe – perfect for customers both young and old!

Love Lamb Week 1st – 7th Sept

Feast your eyes on our delicious selection of Farmstead Lamb products including a number of high quality prime joints for roasting, as well as cutlets and chops which are popular all year round. We also stock a selection of ready-made lamb products to cater for every type of business no matter what your budget is, ranging from our hearty Premium Selection lamb moussaka to pies, pasties and samosas. Looking for more lambspiration? Head on over to our recipes where you can find bundles of lamb dishes including this crowd pleasing lamb hotpot recipe.          

Red Tractor Week 11th – 17th Sept

Red Tractor Week is the perfect opportunity to showcase your credentials as a responsible supplier to the foodservice market by providing your customers with a full range of Red Tractor assured options including bread, cheese or bacon to a name but a few.

You can find out more about all of our Bidfood own brand and supplier Red Tractor accredited products by simply clicking here to view our handy video!

British Food Fortnight 21st Sept – 6th Oct

British Food Fortnight is a chance to celebrate all things British when it comes to food and drink and what better way to eat British than by taking a look at our Create Summer Great Britain guide. Crammed full of traditional food, along with fab serving suggestions and some new British products it’s everything you need to create a truly British menu. Get started with our decadent posh fish finger sandwich – a moreish twist on a British staple!

Macmillan Coffee Morning 27th Sept

Running since 1990, Macmillan coffee morning is now in its 19th year in helping the fight against cancer. We’re here to make life easier for you with our full range of ready-made pre-sliced cakes including loaf cakes, cupcakes, muffins, doughnuts and traycakes! Fancy treating your customers or staff to your very own creation? Our range of ambient mixes allow you to make your very own signature bake – take a look at our From the bakery catalogue for even more inspiration.

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