Open bar catering

Should you have an open bar catering option – (especially at your wedding ?) We always feel that good food is an important part of any family gathering, but having a few drinks (in moderation), can help to make your party go with a swing ! However some of our clients find it difficult to…

Welcome drinks favourites

A welcome drink – What will you have ? No matter what the occasion, be it a business event, wedding or even a funeral, it is now considered normal to offer a welcome drink. Champagne and more recently prosecco, have always been popular at any time of year. For the summer time a Pimms and…

Dessert menu choices

We like writing menus that reflect our clients personality as well as their tastes. During our consultations with our brides and grooms, we find that after a bit of discussion what to have as a main course can be easily agreed upon. However, when it comes to dessert -well that’s a different story !! If…

Food Allergies

If you have a food allergy, eating out is not always as straight forward as it should be. Accepting your allergies Accepting your allergies is all part of a days work here at Claret Catering, we understand that and are very familiar with catering for clients that have a more restrictive diet, including coeliac disease,…

Party inspiration

As the winners of the 87th Oscar Academy Awards are celebrated – why not use them as inspiration for your own party this year 1. Pick us a Winner! So which film was your favourite winner this year? With so many to choose from – Birdman, Theory of Everything, Still Alice, or even Big Hero…

Valentines Day Catering

Valentines Day Catering If you are planning on Valentines Day Catering, as an experienced Dorset Caterer, we have a few handy tips to share with you !! To help you with your menu planning – here are a couple of “sexy” foods : Chocolate – of course !! Almonds, avocado, leafy greens, wild salmon, garlic,…

Choosing caterers

When it comes to choosing caterers, make sure you are; Choosing caterers that will: Provide quality food and service. Not delicious food served by grumpy staff! Choosing caterers that take care of the little details saving you worrying about anything. Choosing caterers that offer bespoke packages so you get exactly what you want. Work within…