Davies & Howell Food Events

Essex
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Price from: £400.00

We are a small food events company and are genuine professional Chef's whom have been in the industry for over 20 years each. We are passionate in what we do - from the menu planning, sourcing of ingredients, preparation and execution for any food event.

We specialise in Private Dinners in your own home or venue, Grazing Tables and Feasting Events for small & medium size groups. We also provide prepared food packages delivered to your door; Afternoon Tea, Picnic Box, BBQ Box
We also cater for Weddings of up to 120 people

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Mary Wall

July 21, 2020

Amazing afternoon tea. Really appreciated getting such delicious food delivered. Beautifully presented and tasted amazing. Thank you! Would happily recommend.

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Kate pollock

July 7, 2020

Great service. Quick responses to emails. Prompt delivery. Parents loved the surprise afternoon tea.

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Val Chisholm

July 4, 2020

I purchased as a gift for my daughter in law they told me the Afternoon tea was delicious. And would highly recommend.

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Yvonne Cooper

June 30, 2020

Could not fault it. Delicious food. Nicely prepared. Delivered punctually!

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Lee Bodman

June 27, 2020

Excellent communication and fantastic service. I cannot praise them enough.

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Pantu Toora

June 27, 2020

The afternoon tea was delicious. Good quality produce which help mark the special occasion. Many thanks

Services From Davies & Howell Food Events

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BBQ Box Delivered To Your Door

BBQ Box delivered to your door. Reduce the preparation and just enjoy the BBQ and spend time with your family & friends. We take care of all your shopping & preparation. Delivered to your door will be a box that includes a selection chosen by you of marinated meats (vegetarian & vegan options available) and prepared salads (see Menu options). We do not supply beverages, cutlery or crockery. Please order 48 hours in advance of required delivery date.
From: £15 per person
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Grazing Table

Grazing Tables are perfect for entertaining in your own home for a house warming, weddings, media events, corporate events, birthday parties and even outdoor events & business lunches. The Grazing tables are set up by us, on the day of your event. We will arrive 2-3 hours before the start time of your event. We supply disposable plates, cutlery & napkins.
From: £15.50 per person
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Canapé Box Delivered To Your Door

Freshly prepared hand crafted Canapés delivered to your door and ready to serve. We change our menu seasonally. Enjoy the freshly prepared canapé catering for any event at home, on location or corporate function. Prices start from £8.00 per person. Minimum order 10 people. Delivery fee calculated in the quote.
From: £8 per person
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BBQ Box Delivered To Your Door

BBQ Box delivered to your door. Reduce the preparation and just enjoy the BBQ and spend time with your family & friends. We take care of all your shopping & preparation. Delivered to your door will be a box that includes a selection chosen by you of marinated meats (vegetarian & vegan options available) and prepared salads (see Menu options).
From: £15 per person
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Vegan Savoury Snacks Platter

Our Vegan Snacks Platter is suited for up to 10people. It is something for everybody and a healthy alternative at drinks receptions, entertaining friends at home or chosen location & office meetings. It is also a great addition to many of our other platters & grazing tables to suit your guests who have vegan dietary requirements. We also add a £20 deposit for the platter and refunded when the platter is returned or collected after your event. Please order at least 48 hours in advance of required date.
From: £6 per person
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Sweet Grazing Platter

This Sweet Platter is suited to serve up to 20 people and works as an amazing birthday cake or perfect to serve as a dessert. Ideal for an addition to a Buffet, Corporate Lunch Meeting or entertaining friends and family. The Sweet Platter always included Fresh fruits, mini desserts/cakes/slices and also treats such as chocolate truffles & sweets. It is designed so there is something for everyone. Once you have requested a quote from us we will discuss with you any dietary requirements and menu finalise menu. The Grazing Platter is made and delivered on the day you are serving it. It can be grazed on for up to 3 hours. A £20.00 deposit is charged for the platter and this is refunded once we have collected the platter after your event. Please note that we do not supply any cutlery, crockery or beverages.
From: £11 per person
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Wrap & Sandwich Lunch Platter

Delicious wraps & sandwiches freshly made - perfect for any mid-morning or lunch event. Also a great addition to the Grazing Breakfast Platter. The 40cm platter is enough for 10 people (see menu) There are also options to make additions such as - extra fresh fruit portions, Seasonal Frittatas & Granola cups. We do not provide cutlery, crockery or any beverages. Please order at least 48 hours in advance. A deposit is required for the platter and this is refunded once we have collected the platter. Alternatively we can deliver on disposable bamboo platters.
From: £6.50 per person
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Bowl Party Food

Bowl Food Catering. Very tasty attractive small bowls of food, they are more substantial than Canapés and perfect to feed many guests without having to provide the table and chairs. Designed for eating standing up and just the use of a fork or spoon. This is perfect for entertaining lots of guests in your own home or hired location. Also perfect for evening food after a wedding reception. We will arrive 2-3 hours before your event start time. Prepare, cook and serve the food and clean the kitchen. We do require an on-site kitchen to cater for a Bowl Food Event.
From: £15 per person
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Vegan Savoury Snacks Platter

Our Vegan Snacks Platter is suited for up to 10people. It is something for everybody and a healthy alternative at drinks receptions, entertaining friends at home or chosen location & office meetings. It is also a great addition to many of our other platters & grazing tables to suit your guests whom have vegan dietary requirements. We also add a £20 deposit for the platter and refunded when the platter is returned or collected after your event. Please order at least 48 hours in advance of required date.
From: £6 per person
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Gourmet Anti-Pasto Platter

The Gourmet Antipasto Platter is suited to serve up to 10 people. Perfect for an intimate gathering or corporate meeting. We prepare and deliver the Platter on the day it is required. The Platter can be kept at room temperature and grazed on for up to 3 hours. Order to be place at least 48 hours in advance Please note that there is a £20 deposit for the platter. This is refunded once we have collected the platter after your event.
From: £11 per person
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Kids Party Platter

The Kids Party Platter is suited to serve a minimum of 10 people and is perfect to fuel kids whilst the parents can relax. This includes Sandwiches, Fruits, Snacks & Sweet treats (see the menu). Delivered on the day you are serving the platter. No crockery, cutlery or beverages are included. We require 48 hours notice for ordering and we take an additional £20.00 deposit for the platter which we will collect at a later date. Alternatively, we can deliver everything in disposable boxes and on disposable bamboo platters.
From: £6 per person
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Kids Party Platter

The Kids Party Platter is suited for a minimum of 10 people and is perfect to fuel kids whilst the parents can relax. This includes Sandwiches, Fruits, Snacks & Sweet treats (see the menu). Delivered on the day you are serving the platter. No crockery, cutlery or beverages are included. We require 48 hours notice for ordering and we take an additional £20.00 deposit for the platter which we will collect at a later date. Alternatively, we can deliver everything in disposable boxes and on disposable bamboo platters.
From: £6 per person
Davies & Howell Food Events
(52)

Wrap & Sandwich Lunch Platter

Delicious wraps freshly made - perfect for any mid-morning or lunch event. Also a great addition to the Grazing Breakfast Platter. The 40cm platter is enough for 10 people (see menu) There are also options to make additions such as - extra fresh fruit portions, Seasonal Frittatas & Granola cups. We do not provide cutlery, crockery or any beverages. Please order at least 48 hours in advance. A deposit is required for the platter and this is refunded once we have collected the platter. Alternatively we can deliver on disposable bamboo platters.
From: £6.50 per person
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Breakfast Grazing Platter Delivered to your Door

Delicious breakfast or mid-morning platter - suitable for corporate meetings or friends & family at the weekend. Weekend away and you don't want to worry about preparing a lazy weekend brunch - this is definitely the perfect treat. From mini pastries to home-made cakes & baked egg dishes to protein balls & chia cups (see menu). Delivered on the day required and can be grazed at for up to 3 hours without refrigerating. 48 hours notice is required. We do not supply cutlery, crockery or any beverages.
From: £17.50 per person
Davies & Howell Food Events
(52)

Bowl Party Food

Bowl Food Catering. Very tasty attractive small bowls of food, they are more substantial than Canapés and perfect to feed many guests without having to provide the table and chairs. Designed for eating standing up and just the use of a fork or spoon. This is perfect for entertaining lots of guests in your own home or hired location. Also perfect for evening food after a wedding reception. We will arrive 2-3 hours before your event start time. Prepare, cook and serve the food and clean the kitchen. We do require an on-site kitchen to cater for a Bowl Food Event.
From: £15 per person
Davies & Howell Food Events
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VEGAN Sweet Platter

This Vegan Sweet Platter is suited to serve up to 20 people and works as an amazing birthday cake or perfect to serve as a dessert and alongside our normal sweet platter. Includes + Fruits incl Fresh Seasonal Fruits & dried fruits Nuts incl Almonds, Sweets incl. Dark Chocolate Brownie, Selection on Mini muffins (such as Carrot & Apple, Spiced, Apple Blackberry & Coocnut), Chocolate Chip & Almond Cookies, Chocolate & Chia Mousse with fresh berries, Maple Oat & Banana bread OR Mini Mince Pies in the festive season Treats incl. Selection of gourmet vegan jelly sweets 40 x White Cocktail Napkins (disposable) We do not provide cutlery or crockery We also charge a £20.00 for the platter. This is refunded after we have collected the platter after your event.
From: £6 per person
Davies & Howell Food Events
(52)

VEGAN Sweet Platter

This Vegan Sweet Platter is suited to serve up to 20 people and works as an amazing birthday cake or perfect to serve as a dessert and alongside our normal sweet platter. Includes + Fruits incl Fresh Seasonal Fruits & dried fruits Nuts incl Almonds, Sweets incl. Dark Chocolate Brownie, Selection on Mini muffins (such as Carrot & Apple, Spiced, Apple Blackberry & Coocnut), Chocolate Chip & Almond Cookies, Chocolate & Chia Mousse with fresh berries, Maple Oat & Banana bread OR Mini Mince Pies in the festive season Treats incl. Selection of gourmet vegan jelly sweets 40 x White Cocktail Napkins (disposable) We do not provide cutlery or crockery We also charge a £20.00 for the platter. This is refunded after we have collected the platter after your event.
From: £6 per person
Davies & Howell Food Events
(52)

Sweet Grazing Platter

This Sweet Platter is suited to serve up to 20 people and works as an amazing birthday cake or perfect to serve as a dessert. Ideal for an addition to a Buffet, Corporate Lunch Meeting or entertaining friends and family. The Sweet Platter always included Fresh fruits, mini desserts/cakes/slices and also treats such as chocolate truffles & sweets. It is designed so there is something for everyone. Once you have requested a quote from us we will discuss with you any dietary requirements and menu finalise menu. The Grazing Platter is made and delivered on the day you are serving it. It can be grazed on for up to 3 hours. A £20.00 deposit is charged for the platter and this is refunded once we have collected the platter after your event. Please note that we do not supply any cutlery, crockery or beverages.
From: £11 per person
Davies & Howell Food Events
(52)

Gourmet Anti-Pasto Platter

The Gourmet Antipasto Platter is suited to serve up to 10 people. Perfect for an intimate gathering or corporate meeting. We prepare and deliver the Platter on the day it is required. The Platter can be kept at room temperature and grazed on for up to 3 hours. Order to be place at least 48 hours in advance Please note that there is a £20 deposit for the platter. This is refunded once we have collected the platter after your event.
From: £11 per person
Davies & Howell Food Events
(52)

Breakfast Grazing Platter

Delicious breakfast or mid-morning platter - suitable for corporate meetings or friends & family at the weekend. Weekend away and you don't want to worry about preparing a lazy weekend brunch - this is definitely the perfect treat. From mini pastries to home-made cakes & baked egg dishes to protein balls & chia cups (see menu). Delivered on the day required and can be grazed at for up to 3 hours without refrigerating. 48 hours notice is required. We do not supply cutlery, crockery or any beverages.
From: £17.50 per person
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Grazing Box For Two

Grazing Platter for Two delivered to you in a disposable box. Perfect for an intimate dinner, lunch or meeting. 48hrs notice required. We are a small food events company and are genuine professional Chef's whom have been in the industry for over 20 years each. We are passionate in what we do - from the menu planning, sourcing of ingredients, preparation and execution for any food event.
From: £35 per event
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Private Chef at Home

We are 2 professional chefs who are truly passionate about food & work with you to plan your perfect menu for your special occasion. We can help you create a perfect event in the comfort of your own home. Menu's here are examples only and once you contact us we will discuss your preferences to Taylor make a menu to suit you and your occasion. Plated 3 course meal £50 per person, minimum 8 people Sharing Style family meal, 3 courses £40 per person, minimum 12 people Canapés to serve before the meal £10 per person We will need 2-3 hours set up time at your location. We will purchase the ingredients, prepare, cook, serve, clear up & clean the kitchen. We can cater for you in your own home or holiday accommodation.
From: £50 per person
Davies & Howell Food Events
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Private Chef at Home

We are 2 professional chefs who are truly passionate about food & work with you to plan your perfect menu for your special occasion. We can help you create a perfect event in the comfort of your own home. Menu's here are examples only and once you contact us we will discuss your preferences to Taylor make a menu to suit you and your occasion. Plated 3 course meal £50 per person, minimum 8 people Sharing Style family meal, 3 courses £40 per person, minimum 12 people Canapés to serve before the meal £10 per person We will need 2-3 hours set up time at your location. We will purchase the ingredients, prepare, cook, serve, clear up & clean the kitchen.
From: £50 per person
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FAQs

  • What services do you offer?

    Grazing Tables, Buffets, Private Dinner parties, Canape Parties, Feasting Events

  • Do you offer a venue for the banquet?

    We don't have a fixed venue. We are mobile and will travel to your chosen venue / location

  • Do you cook in the same location as the banquet?

    Yes but we also have our own premises where we can do majority of our preparation if needed. Depending on the location facilities will depend on what can be finished at the venue.

  • Is it possible to adapt/modify the menu?

    Yes - we will deal with your personal requests. We will have an initial call with you to listen to all your requirements and from there we will send you relevant menus to choose from.

  • What kind of cuisine do you offer?

    British, Italian, Middle Eastern, Spanish, French, Lebanese, Turkish

  • Do you offer special menus?

    Yes and can adapt to cater for any guests whom have allergies and intolerances

Set List/Services

We will liaise with you to create the perfect menu for your event. We are hands on and do everything ourselves from start to finish.
Private dinner party in your home or at a chosen location. This can be a formal plated meal or 'Family Style'.
Grazing Tables
Buffets
Feasting Dinners
Party Food delivered to your door