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

Chocolate Week 14th – 20th October

A staggering 660,900 tonnes of chocolate is consumed in the UK each year*, so what better way to celebrate one of the nation’s favourite past times than making the most of Chocolate Week! The menu possibilities are endless, ranging from the solid standard bar customers know and love to cakes, tarts, ice creams and more! Inspire and delight your customers with our chocolate recipes today. 


National Baking Week 14th – 20th October  

Capitalising on the growing trend of bakers up and down the country, National Baking Week is here to get Britain baking! Whether you’re looking to create a sumptuous savoury tart or a decadent chocolate explosion, the baking possibilities are endless! Treat your customers by taking a look at our fantastic range of bake-off ready creations over on our recipes section.

International Gin & Tonic Day – 19th Oct

A match made in heaven, gin and tonic is the perfect pairing and the UK’s love affair with this winning combination shows no signs of slowing down. With hundreds of brands now available and astronomical growth over the last couple of years, the humble G&T can still be regarded as the drink du jour. Make the most of this annual event by creating a gin menu showcasing your very own selection of gintastic drinks and cocktails, plus popular tonics like Fever Tree and Britvic.

Looking for more inspiration? Shake up your food menu with our on-trend boozy gin options including Quality Cuisine’s salmon parfait with a gin & tonic centre, Premium Selection sloe gin mincemeat & clotted cream tart and our zesty Premium Selection gin fizz lime & elderflower cheesecake.



National Curry Week 7th – 13th October

Heralded as one of the nation’s favourite dishes, National Curry Week was launched way back in 1998 to celebrate over 200 years of Indian restaurants in the UK. It’s the perfect opportunity for not only restaurants but any type of establishment to create an Indian-inspired menu to tempt in all of that passing trade! Think Indian classics, contemporary creations and don’t forget to offer up vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free alternatives too. Feeling inspired? Take a look at our Modern Indian Street Eats brochure which is jammed full of rich and spicy menu options. 

World Pasta Day – 25th October

Pasta la vista baby! Become an Italian for the day (if you aren’t one already!) by serving up a carb-filled feast to your customers. The possibilities are endless and we’ve got everything you need to create your very own Italian creations with our brand new range of Gustoso Italian pastas – including macaroni, penne, fusilli and lasagne to name but a few! Don’t forget to take a look at our especially designed theme day menu posters  for even more inspiration on how to Italianize your menu!

Halloween – 31st October

 With the nights beginning to draw in, the air is turning a little crisper and the leaves are falling from the trees, It’s official – autumn has arrived and with it comes a number of catering opportunities like Halloween. Warm up your customers with our selection of hearty soups, sausages, burgers and comforting ready-meals to delight the crowds and keep them content when the temperatures drop.

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