Caterer’s calendar

Wednesday 19th August National Potato Day

Ah, the trusty potato! Peeled, boiled, fried, mashed or sautéed – the potato is incredibly versatile! A popular choice among customers, National Potato Day is the perfect opportunity to carb it up by creating a potato-themed menu. Why not have a go at these trusty recipes below – all ideal for both eat-in or take-away options:

For even more spud recipe ideas and inspiration visit our recipe section here.

Thursday 27th August National Burger Day

Burgers are big business in the UK foodservice market. We see at least one burger option on almost all menus in restaurants on the high street and customers just can’t get enough of them! With pubs and restaurants re-opening up and down the country get inspired with our Build a Burger guide – jam packed with all of the ingredients you could possibly want in one place. Looking to adapt your menu? With more and more people looking to swap dining out for takeaway delivery, we’ve got you covered with our handy hints and tips including menu-planning ideas, sustainable takeaway packaging and cleaning products to make sure your service runs smoothly.  

Head on over to our recipes section to tuck in to bundles of burger options including the traditional Classic American, Vegetarian sloppy joe and tempting combos like The deep south meat & sweet burger.

All month organic September

We have a wide selection of hero organic products and recipe ideas to pop on to your menus for the month of September including organic grab & go snacks, on-the-go drinks, teas and coffees from leading brands like Alpro, Hippeas and Green & Blacks.       

Looking to rustle up your very own organic creation? With more people looking for takeaway options we have a whole host of recipes online using organic ingredients including these moreish vegan peanut butter cookies using organic almond milk – perfect for coffee shops, bars and bakeries looking to capitalise on offering quick & easy snack options.

Tuesday 1st – 7th Sept Love Lamb Week

Dining in might not be in highest demand at the moment but that’s not to say we can’t celebrate lamb as a classic menu option. A versatile meat, our delicious selection of Farmstead Lamb products include high quality prime joints, cutlets and chops which can be used across a variety of dishes for both lunch and dinner options. According to the MCA* British food has been voted the most popular delivery food during this difficult time, along with ‘curry night’ proving popular with curry being the top dish for lamb in the eating-out market. Make the most of Love Lamb Week by taking a look at our ready-made lamb products to cater for every type of business no matter your budget, ranging from our hearty Premium Selection lamb moussaka to pies, pasties and samosas. Looking for some lambspiration? Head on over to our recipes where you can find bundles of lamb ideas including this slowcooked lamb pitta recipe ideal for takeaways.

*MCA, Takeaway food performance during Covid-19, April 2020     

Saturday 5th – Sunday 20th Sept Scottish Food & Drink fortnight

Look no further than our Simply 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!

Monday 19th Sep – 4th Oct British Food Fortnight

As British food soars in popularity during lockdown, ‘British Food Fortnight’ is a great way to celebrate our traditional food and drink options in new and exciting ways. With 27% of takeaways being ordered as a treat to break up the monotony of home-cooking*, why not think ahead and create a perfectly British menu which brings restaurant quality meals direct to people’s homes. Get started with our decadent posh fish finger sandwich – a moreish twist on a British staple! 

*MCA, Takeaway food performance during Covid-19, April 2020 

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

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