Caterer’s calendar

Veganuary

2021 has arrived and so has “Veganuary” – an ideal time to look at giving your menu a vegan twist for the month of January. We offer an ever-growing range of over 3,000 vegan friendly products so why not get inspired with our range of exciting vegan food products, drinks and recipes, as well as lots of useful information about vegan diets in our Vegan Food and Drink brochure.

Looking for even more inspiration? Take a look at our dedicated vegan recipes, filled to the brim with recipes across a range of meal options! Don’t forget to share your Veganuary photos with us on social media by tagging @BidfoodUK and @WeAreVeganuary, using the hashtag #Veganuary

Dry January

With over 4 million people taking part in Dry January in 2020*, there is undoubtedly going to be an increase in demand for booze-free beverages to satisfy those customers craving a selection of non-alcoholic options this January. Kick off dry January with our selection of Unity premium soft drinks and sparkling beverages to satisfy your customers’ taste buds, from the likes of Fentimans, Frobishers and Nix & Kix. Looking for more ideas? Take a look at our range of drinks recipes, including our Fruity ginger lemonade slushie, a refreshing menu addition to give your customers that much needed January pick-me-up!

*https://alcoholchange.org.uk/get-involved/campaigns/dry-january/about-dry-january/the-dry-january-story

Ginuary

Gin glorious gin! For those not too concerned with going dry for the month of January there’s always Ginuary! A staple British favourite that shows absolutely no signs of slowing down, gin is the UK’s favourite spirit*. The star of the spirits category, we’ve got you covered with our range of gins including everything from boutique tipples right through to the mainstream brands. With thousands of G&T combinations out there why not get involved by rustling up your very own gin menu to celebrate the month of Ginuary! Thyme & lime gin anybody? What about strawberry & black pepper? Share your creations with us on social media @BidfoodUK

* https://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/Article/2019/12/05/What-s-the-UK-s-top-selling-spirit

Burn’s Night

Burn’s night or Robbie Burn’s Day is celebrated on the 25th January every year and is dedicated to commemorating the life and works of Scottish poet Robert Burns. Celebrations take place throughout Scotland and a key part of the festivities is making sure a selection of traditional Scottish food is on offer, including cock-a-leekie soup, haggis, neeps and tatties! Why not take a look at our ‘Simply Scottish’ guide filled to the rafters with everything you need! For even more Scottish news why not find out how we’re helping our Scottish customers grow.

International Chocolate Cake Day

Who needs an excuse to dive in to a rich, decadent Chocolate cake? Whether you’re an independent coffee shop offering take away delights or a large chain of care homes throughout the UK, it’s easy to get involved.

Why not create your very own chocolate-inspired afternoon tea theme takeaway menu by taking a look at our selection of rich, moist and luxurious chocolate cakes! No matter your budget, we’ve got you covered with a wide selection of frozen and pre-cut Bidfood own brand and branded cake offerings – including our staple Everyday Favourites chocolate fudge cake, right through to our deliciously convenient grab & go chocolate brownie by Kates Cakes and not forgetting our Handmade Cake Co. gluten free chocolate cake.

The possibilities are endless so make sure you stock up on a selection of gateaux, brownie, muffins and cake options. Don’t forget to cater for every customer by taking a look at all of our Fairtrade, gluten-free and lactose-free options too.

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. 

It’s simple!

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