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Your Guide to Christmas 2020!

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Your 2020 Christmas Guide from Thomas Ridley Foodservice is here.

We know this festive season may be a little different to other years and it is an apprehensive time for all, however the festive period offers a great opportunity to create the best experience as possible.

Keep your offering traditional as well as fun. Your guests need to have that festive sparkle they adore and enjoy each year. Comfort food provides anchor points within uncertain times such as Turkey with all the trimmings and Christmas Pudding, but don't forget to mix up your menu with a festive vegan burger or a pizza with tasty Christmas for toppings. Tiny tweaks can bring an overall seasonal experience to the consumer and encourages the magic of Christmas.

It is important to cover the whole day to increase revenue. Instead of party buffets taking place, small light bites and canapés would be suitable items for an afternoon tea selection whether that is for eating in or as a takeaway.

On the go festive pies and hot drinks are a must for operators to grab the passing footfall. A festive sharer board will be a popular choice for consumers dining out over December in smaller groups.

Seasonal desserts and sweet treats are perfect for adding seasonal cheer and Country Range have a new range of delicious products to tempt your customers' taste buds.

Frozen food has seen an increase of +28% YOY in the UK during lockdown (Kantar, May 2020). We have a wide range of frozen items for all establishments, helping to reduce waste and time. Frozen pre-portioned/single portion finished offerings are great for kitchens with reduced staff or staff in specialist roles furloughed.

Take the stress out of the festive season, we have the solutions to make Christmas this year easier and more profitable for all kitchens and foodservice businesses.

To ensure we meet your requirements, please place orders by 7th December and specify the exact delivery date required for chilled lines so that we can ensure the maximum possible shelf life on receipt of delivery.

Seasonal table settings are available to order from 19th October.  To avoid disappointment, it is advisable to order your table settings and crackers as soon as possible.

Take a read of the new 2020 Christmas Brochure here...

Written by Thomas Ridley FoodService
Thomas Ridley FoodService
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