Catering Ideas

Bon Appétit, newlyweds! 3 catering musts for your big day.

Bon Appétit, newlyweds! 3 catering musts for your big day.

When it comes to your wedding, there are so many important details to plan and deliver, not least the catering. Food is a major part of any celebration and can act as an anchor moment when it comes to a length wedding day – drawing together family and friends to share in a special meal (or meal moments).

Serving take-out for supper? Take these catering tips to heart.

Serving take-out for supper? Take these catering tips to heart.

So, you’ve decided to go the somewhat easier route and serve take-out for dinner. There’s nothing wrong with that – sometimes you just have to be realistic about what you can handle given the time you have, and picking up takeaways will save you many precious hours at the end of a busy day.

Not a fan of Christmas cake? We’ve got some delicious alternatives.

Not a fan of Christmas cake? We’ve got some delicious alternatives.

So, if you’re not a fan of traditional cake, we’ve got some delicious alternatives, sure to satisfy your guests, whatever their dessert preferences. Our advice? If you’re doing your yuletide baking yourself or buying something new, try a practice round to ensure your choice is the perfect ending to your special Christmas meal or special occasion event.

The perfect cakes for Spring? Try these three vanilla delights.

The perfect cakes for Spring? Try these three vanilla delights.

When it comes to tea time treats or the perfect wedding dessert, what could be better than a freshly baked cake? And a classic vanilla base is a sure crowd pleaser. From simply delicious to the oh-so-pretty, we’ve got ideas for springtime-inspired vanilla cakes sure to delight your guests. Time to get creative in the kitchen...

Kids still have Easter eggs? Three fun ways to use them up!

Kids still have Easter eggs? Three fun ways to use them up!

Easter is one of the sweetest times of the year but it can leave you with a mountain of chocolate and way too many treats for your little ones to handle. And, while you could lend a helping hand and eat a few yourself, there might still be a few eggs left over. Don’t throw them away – rather have some fun with your little ones in the kitchen and keep the Easter sweetness going.

Three reasons to hire a catering company this Easter

Three reasons to hire a catering company this Easter

Food is an important part of the Easter tradition – from sweet treats for friends to a full Easter lunch for family, the Easter feast is a foodie favourite. Are you responsible for this year’s Easter meal? Feeling a little overwhelmed by all the cooking and entertaining that lies ahead this Easter weekend? We can help!

The four biggest wedding catering don’ts:

The four biggest wedding catering don’ts:

The food being served at a wedding is under intense scrutiny. People are often most excited to see what food will be served, and by the end of the ceremony, are often starving and expecting to be treated. It can be difficult to decide what to serve in order to please everyone, while keeping logistics as simple and straightforward as possible.

How to decide how much food is enough for your next corporate event.

How to decide how much food is enough for your next corporate event.

If you’re planning the catering for a corporate event, one of your first considerations will be the amount of food needed. You don’t want to let your guests go hungry but you need to avoid over-spending and over-catering as that can lead to unnecessary waste.

Working out how much food each of your guests will eat can be difficult if you’re not a professional caterer. Use the following amounts as general guidelines per person:

Catering for the company picnic? Consider these menu do's and don'ts.

Catering for the company picnic? Consider these menu do's and don'ts.

Companies are always looking for new ways to entertain (and feed!) their employees. When it comes to company functions, picnics have become a popular choice over the last few years. They allow for a large number of people, can include children, and take advantage of South Africa’s great weather (especially in Durban!). They’re also a chance to get everyone out of the office. 

Deciding on the menu for your company picnic can be a challenge. If you’re in charge, consider these menu do’s and don’ts – they’ll ensure the food is just right for the event.

Local is lekker! Create the perfect corporate event with these catering ideas

Local is lekker! Create the perfect corporate event with these catering ideas

South Africa boasts a wealth of cultures, each with its own cuisine, set of customs, and style. The country is most certainly a melting pot while each culture retains its unique flavour - especially when it comes to catering! Whether it’s a braai for a corporate event, or a wedding feast, we suggest you…