Bars & Catering

Great Betley Farmhouse, Sussex

Great Betley FarmhouseProduct: Event catering food truck
Supplier: Old Skool Bus Catering & Events, 07918 761981, hello@oldskoolbusevents.com, www.oldskoolbusevents.com

Details: Being an outdoor venue, Great Betley Farmhouse gets lots of wedding couples, corporate clients and outdoor event organisers looking for quality catering options from awesome looking food trucks, as well as more formal seated marquee dining. Skool Bus Catering & Events offers buffet and family-style seated dining as well as a festival food truck service, so they can do the wedding breakfast and the evening food.

The team uses locally sourced food and are very experienced at organising both the catering service, and the event management side of outdoor events. They’re happy to take work off of a venue’s hands with planning as well as helping with event management on the day.

Skool Bus Catering & Events also run licensed bars, either from a bar set up or from the bus itself.

Customer feedback: Kim Stewart, venue owner and manager, said: “It’s always a pleasure to have such helpful and reliable suppliers who make your life easier and take some pressure off on the big day! For a recent festival-style wedding we all worked so well together, supporting each other and working as one big team. The Old Skool Bus team camped overnight to serve breakfast to glampers the following day, then stayed behind after that to help everyone litter pick and tidy my field!

“I’d happily recommend their catering, service and the unique American school bus kitchen to any of my customers!”

 


Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham

Reusable CupsProduct: Reusable cups
Supplier: Green Goblet, 01278 238390, info@green-goblet.com, www.green-goblet.com

Details: The Motorpoint Arena was the first UK entertainment and sports venue to introduce reusable cups, leading the way to eliminating single-use cups. It hosts a wide range of events from ice hockey to live music and adapts its layout for every event it holds.

Operating the reusable eco cups on a £1.00 deposit scheme, the arena offers a variety of cups sizes and different designs. These include elite ice hockey league team The Nottingham Panthers as well as generic Motorpoint branding such as Christmas and Halloween designs. Hospitality cups are branded differently as no deposit is charged on them.

By switching over to reusable cups, Motorpoint Arena has saved hundreds of thousands of single-use cups going into landfill. Instead, the reusable cups are supplied and washed by Green Goblet at one of their wash stations, using the latest most environmentally friendly washer/dryer machines.

Reusable cupsSince December 2017, when they first started operating the reusable cup scheme, other stadiums and arenas have followed suit. Green Goblet now supplies reusable cups and tableware to venues up and down the country and is helping organisations to lower their carbon footprint, as well as giving their attendees a better drinking experience.

The great news is that Motorpoint Arena uses its reusable cups hundreds of times over, and at the end of their life they are recycled into useful objects such as ice scrapers or coat hangers. #Refill Not Landfill.

Customer feedback: Commercial director Phillip Jones said: “Motorpoint Arena is proud of the fact that we have saved hundreds of thousands of cups from going into landfill over the years by using reusable cups throughout our venue. Saving the planet should be at the core of every organisation.”

 


PRODUCT SNAP SHOT

Catering from a Shepherd’s Hut

Shepherds HutRural Accommodations
01524 792633
logcabinworld@btinternet.com
www.logcabinworld.co.uk

Looking to start your own mobile food and drink business? Then why not choose a unique shepherds hut and make that dream come true. Quick and easy to move from one place to another, huts are ideally suited to festivals, artisan/local markets and private functions – the list goes on.

Our shepherds huts can be designed and manufactured to your own individual requirements with a timber or corrugated exterior, painted and decorated throughout in a colour of your choice, furnished or unfurnished – you decide.

 


Cellar-in-a-Box

Cellar in a boxCORE Bar and Event Hire
0845 299 6499
sales@core-barandeventhire.com
www.core-barandeventhire.com

The CORE ‘Wheel-Inn Cellar-in-a-box’ kit is a mobile fully featured cellar set up that allows you to dispense kegged beers and ciders whenever and wherever needed – in minutes!

Easily integrated into CORE’s modular bar solution (pictured), it means you can have a professional bar set up for any event irrespective of location. The CORE ‘Wheel-Inn Cellar-in-a-box’ kit can dispense up to three different drinks and ensures that professionally dispensed, ice cold beverages can be served so you are not limited to only bottled drinks.

The kit is ideal for any situation where you need to serve kegged beers and ciders in a temporary location without the need for expert installation crews. Kits are available to purchase or rent by contacting the friendly CORE team.

 


Bar Box

Bar BoxCreative Products
+31 (0)165 51 07 77
sales@creative-products.nl
www.creativestructuresworldwide.com

Create six different bar setups from just one pallet box. A solid appearance, combined with a functional design, the Creative Elements Bar Box from Creative Products is distinguished by its unique features which include compact packaging; only one pallet box is needed for 12m of bar! The system adapts to every circumstance and uses a unique click system – no screws or tools are required for installation. The Creative Elements range offers the ideal temporary or semi-permanent furniture solution and includes lounge seats, high seats and tables. Available in natural impregnated, white or grey pinewood.

About Open Air Business 1304 Articles
The voice of outdoor hospitality - in print and online. If you liked this article, subscribe to the printed magazine here. We produce industry e-news between issues - please sign up here