Helping you achieve a 1st class food offering
Consider us the experts, and a one stop shop for all your university catering needs. Whether you’re looking for help with trends and insights, innovation, or help with sustainable food-to-go solutions, we’ve got the support to help you create the best food offering for your students.
Creating Menus of the Future: street food edition
Join us for the next episode of The Bidfood Kitchen ‘Creating Menus of the Future: street food edition’ where Chef Craig and Chef Stuart will show you how to easily make healthier and more nutritious switches to cook up food that rivals the high street.
Celebrate: welcome week, hospitality events, conferences and graduations!
We know how overwhelming university events can be to organise, so we want to help you take the hassle out of planning and make things as simple as possible.
Our Celebrate Welcome Week, Hospitality Events, Conferences & Graduations guide brings you all the essential food & drink items you need for key university dates, all in one place. From prosecco, to canapés, to catering supplies and even cocktail recipes, we’ve got it all covered – all you need to do is click ‘add to basket’!
Menus of the Future
We know that universities are keen to make their menus and operations more healthy and sustainable but may not know how to do it. So to help you achieve your health and sustainability goals, we’ve put together this hub of resources, recipes, and expert tips to help you easily implement health and sustainability principles into your operations to help improve the future of university food offering, today.
If you’re looking for a one-stop-shop on the trendiest cuisines including insights, recipes, and non-food recommendations, you’ve come to the right place. In our first cuisines guide we’re excited to introduce you to Bowl Foods and show you how they can provide an easy yet innovative way to elevate your food offering.
√ Self: student well-being
Students are under a huge amount of stress with assignments and deadlines on top of their day-to-day lives. It’s no wonder why there has been a 450% increase in student mental health issues over the last decade. Whilst we cannot take away our students’ struggles we can help alleviate them by providing recipes, advice and insights for university caterers.
Unlocking your menu's full potential
Creating a great menu offering for students can be tough. That’s why we’ve pulled together some advice and guidance to help you navigate challenges such as staff shortages, cost savings, and creating a flexible menu.
Working with Bidfood
Hear Alison Shedlock from the University of Manchester discuss how we have supported her business to offer innovative and on trend products that help her meet students’ changing needs. We’re always looking to support our university customers with ideas to help prevent students eating off campus where possible.
What matters to you
From a nervous hello to a tearful goodbye, allow us to take away the headache of delivering excellence on those special days with our tailored offers on fresher’s week and graduation, enabling you to spend more time on what matters whilst still making great savings.
A university’s food requirements are diverse. We offer a fully consolidated delivery solution with ambient, chilled and frozen products all arriving on the same lorry saving you precious labour, time and costs.
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Inspiration and innovation
We aim to inspire by turning consumer trends into innovative, great tasting product ranges and support