Bunzl Catering Supplies, the leading supplier of disposables, packaging and hygiene solutions to UK foodservice operators, has released its exclusive 2017 Christmas & New Year catalogue. The comprehensive, 33-page brochure features a huge range of crackers and matching napkins, including a luxury Champagne design and brand-new Christmas lines created specifically for kids.
If there’s one time of the year when you need to make your dining tables extra special, it’s Christmas. Creating a table with the wow factor sets the tone for the entire Christmas dinner. Often during the festive season, groups of friends, family and colleagues gather together to enjoy a few drinks and a delicious meal. Your diners expect tables that will fit every member of their group together, but also enough room on the table for each individual to sit comfortably, and be able to move their arms when using cutlery. Festive bookings will be made for both lunch and dinner as your customers arrange suitable times that their dining group can meet.
As experts in non-food consumables, we’ve been helping our customers prepare for the busy Christmas season and wanted to share with you the top 10 Christmas products that catering operators need to think about to be ready for the festive season. The shopping list includes essential seasonal items including hot food packaging, Christmas design hot cups, Christmas crackers, atmospheric tableware and much more.
With autumn taking hold and cooler weather on the way, it’s time for operators to begin the launch of their winter menus and be ready for the big freeze. An important part of any cosy winter menu is the hot drink options, especially coffee, tea and hot chocolate. But with consumers becoming more adventurous with their food and drink choices, traditional drinks are often cast aside in favour of modern twists.
It may only be August, but it’s very important for catering and hospitality business to plan ahead and decide on their festive menu items for one of the busiest times of the year. Preparation however does not stop there, Christmas colour schemes need to be decided so tableware and decorations can be chosen, and food and drink packaging will need to be ordered to display and present festive dishes in the best possible way.
Every year, businesses compete to have the most impressive and eye-catching Christmas displays. From Regent Street to Cardiff Castle and across the UK, decorative lights illuminate the high streets and dazzle passers-by.
As autumn sets in with gusto you might already be thinking about the approach of Christmas, a busy season for the catering industry, where special festive menus and catering for large Christmas or New Year party groups creates a demand for festive crackers, tableware and party accessories.