Top Food Trends for 2016

3 Feb

It’s February! Already! January seems to have whizzed by and we’re now well and truly settled into 2016. With that in mind, we thought we’d take a look at the food trends predicted to be big this year – of course, everyone has a different opinion so there are hundreds of potential trends out there, […]

Spotlight On…….Office Catering

26 Jan

At Purple Grape we’re a very can-do company, so whatever challenges you might be facing in your office catering we’ll work hard to overcome them! Here, in the first of our monthly ‘spotlight on…’ blogs, we look at one of our current sites and how we’re keeping our clients fuelled and happy with tasty food […]

Diets Vs Deliciousness

12 Jan

At the beginning of each year there is a certain phrase that seems to crop up everywhere and that, if I’m honest, hurts my soul a little bit: “I’m going on a diet.” Ouch. Please don’t get me wrong, I completely understand the goal of getting healthy and losing weight – even as a self-confessed […]

Purple Grape Catering Counter-Acts Diminishing Canteen Facilities

15 Dec

Purple Grape Catering Counter-Acts Diminishing Canteen Facilities

Purple Grape Catering Counter-Acts Diminishing Canteen Facilities | Launch of new canteen service Purple Grape the modish outside catering company that is beloved of the hip, the digital roundabouters and people who love to ‘give good party’ have come up with a solution for companies who lack a canteen by offering a bespoke […]

Xmas catering to get into that little black dress..

8 Dec

The office parties and festive evening drinks are already in full swing, with plenty more mulled wine and turkey to squeeze in before the New Year. So you may be worrying about zipping up your LBD or not being able to quite button up your best jacket. So how does one approach the party season […]

Delicious Christmas Party Catering – it’s not too late!

17 Nov

We can talk ice sculptures, magicians, fire-eaters, acrobats, and live music, but at the heart of any popular Christmas party is delicious food and drink. There is only so much turkey and roasties that your guests can eat throughout the festive season, so you’ll have to get a little creative when it comes to the […]

Happy Bonfire Night from Purple Grape

5 Nov

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We hope you have some explosive plans for Guy Fawkes tonight! You probably didn’t realise that until 1959 it was actually illegal to not celebrate Bonfire Night in Britain… On the 5th of November 1605 bonfires were lit to celebrate the safety of the King, following the capture of Guy Fawkes and spoiling of a […]

Purple Grape on Trend

16 Oct

As the sequence of SS16 Fashion Weeks came to a close last week, we couldn’t help but wonder what’s trending in catering?  Did you know that we update our menus at least twice a year to reflect what’s in season?  With both a Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter menu, we are always on the lookout for the […]

Around the world in Christmas Cuisine

9 Jul

  So July is in full swing and we so are the Christmas previews….. It’s always a little surreal to be surrounded by Christmas trees and alpine quirkiness when its 25degrees outside and you’re dressed in short sleeves, bare legs and Sandals. However, it got me thinking about Christmas food…. Because that’s what I do.  […]

Blooming Tasty…

27 May

Blooming Tasty….    Flowers and Food is not a new trend with the gastronomy industry but more of an ongoing visual element that has consistently spanned around 10 years now but why….? Well…. Flowers were an everyday ingredient back in the 16th & 17th Century but slowly faded out until the 21st where it started […]