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Providing banqueting for groups of 150 - 500 guests or more, requires a considerable amount of planning, not only offering a doable menu but how to deliver a larger than normal quantity of food within a short period of time. Various catering equipment manufactures offer high volume cooking equipment which help produce great results. Read More...

Over my many years of catering, I have had the privilege of witnessing grand events while providing the service of equally remarkable food for those attending. Read More...

Our hog-roast.com website was our very first online Hog Roast catering venture. After doing good service for over a decade it was time for a bit of a facelift. The new new hog-roast.com site has a simpler, cleaner appearance, a few less pages and a few more pictures - from all sorts of jobs we've worked in recent years. Best of all we've improved our online quote pages - always a favourite feature for our customers. It's a busy time here as we get ready for the summer season. Read More...

The Christian Faversham Group (of which the Hog Blog is a part) has recently completed it's takeover of the ESG Group Kitchen and Power Rentals. Read More...

Yesterday I picked up a Blue Seal E32 turbo steam oven off Ebay. Dave was a Kiwi who had just closed down his bakers business. We took the job lot; turbo steam oven, stainless steel table, electronic scales, various size mixing bowls and a whole host of baking tins Dave had imported from Williams-Sonoma in the USA. Elizabeth is in our development kitchen this year and she is keen to make as much as we can from original recipes or home grown produce. Elizabeth purchased a copy of The Fabulous Baker Brothers last week so it seemed sensible to find her a decent steam oven. The oven was almost like new. When I got back Elizabeth had already made some dough and proved it so she set about cutting the dough, neading it and snipping bits with scissors prior to putting it in the E32 new steam oven. The bread was baked, cooled on racks and we tucked in, simply delicious ! Read More...

Lakestock

We were invited by the directors of “The Lakes” in Lechlade Gloucestershire to Roast and serve a selection of Hogs for their prestigious “Lakestock Event” to celebrate the launch of their exclusive £1,000,000 plus second home property development aimed directly at the London social set. Read More...

This blog will be a place to read all about real world experiences catering Hog-Roast events around the UK. As one of the most successful outside caterers in Britain we will bring you insights into what make a great event and share a few interesting tales from the front lines of event catering. Please check back for stories and photos from high-profile celebrity events and perfect country weddings ... feel free to join our Mailing List to receive news and catering offers to your inbox. Read More...

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