Changing times 450x305 - Changing Times

The changes in contract catering: Workplace environments are constantly changing to encourage a healthier work lifestyle, and this is having a significant impact on the requirements for contract caterers.  The sites we visit are more open plan, with games rooms and gyms becoming more commonplace, meaning catering is as much about boosting staff morale and […]

14 Jan
MM image 450x450 - Micro Markets

We have posted a lot about Micro Markets in the last 12 months and the growth of this technology-based catering concept has literally taken America by storm. Over 10,000 new Micro markets opened in the US in the last year alone.  What we are interested in, is the question as to whether this will follow […]

Refurb 1 450x338 - Contract Catering - Refurb Project

2019 sees our 4th year with the team at Specsavers, working closely at the HQ site in Nottingham to offer a Deli service to all 350 employees.  Its been a fantastic project for us to set up the canteen in 2015 and continually work on making it the success it is today. We were really […]

Drinks 7 450x636 - 2019 Inspiration and Trends

It’s 2019 and we’re back with a  bang!  2018 was brilliant for Team Saffron, we continue to grow year on year and 2019 will be no different! Over the festive break we’ve been contemplating what will be on trend for 2019, taking into consideration what was popular last year and how couples view their catering […]

competition winners 450x450 - Competition Winners!

Last week we had the pleasure of meeting Lynsey and Joseph who were our lucky competition winners, winning free venue hire for one of our venues, The Glade!  We took the opportunity to sit down with them both and chat through some questions regarding their big day and the couple themselves. The couple met through friends […]

Kim and Kez - Expanding our Saffron Wedding Team!

With Christmas now out of the way, our team are back fully focused on wedding catering, and with the business continuing to grow, we’ve expanded our wedding team! Towards the end of last summer, we welcomed Kerrie to the team, Kerrie joined us as our Wedding and Events Coordinator, liaising with all of our lovely […]

5 450x338 - Catering at Christmas

Now December is well and truly behind us, the team have taken a little time to reflect on our busiest period of the year. For 2017, we finished our ‘summer’ of weddings by Mid October, with a number of corporate and private events booked in for the end of October and all of November, meaning […]

Warwick Castle Standard Set up 450x300 - Catering in Castles! 

We have recently formed a partnership with Warwick Castle which is really exciting for Team Saffron!  At such a historic and prestigious venue, it is an honour to be a part of the history and we’re really looking forward to working with the team at Warwick, particularly on their corporate events. Collaboration has already started […]

1 450x338 - Catering for a Good Cause

On Sunday we had the pleasure of attending the Kings Head pub in Lichfield.  With most of our smaller catering bookings, we don’t always know the nature of the event until we arrive and it was an absolute pleasure to hear the back story of this venue. When the locals of Lichfield heard the lease […]