Our Client: Hoptimist Spondon, a Christmas Themed Tapas

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The Hoptimist Micropub based in our local village, Spondon, is fast becoming a regular stop for our services, catering for their ticketed events! This time it was a Christmas themed Tapas menu, which we cooked in our mobile kitchen, serving over 30 of their guests.

What they came to you asking for?

A Christmas Themed Tapas 

What is the format of their event?

A Micropub without a kitchen, tapas cooked on site in a mobile kitchen and served to the tables for their ticketed event

What was the solution you gave them?

We cooked the tapas in a mobile kitchen in their car park and provided staff to serve to their customers

Is it a one off event or series? 

We are proud to say they are regular customers of ours!

How many people? 


What was the menu?

A Christmas Tapas Menu of:

Leek and Stilton Soup with a Toasted Ciabatta Dipper (V)

Sautéed king prawns and scallops in white wine, with sun-blush tomatoes, basil, mascarpone cheese, baked with a breadcrumb and Parmesan crust

Mini Turkey Burgers with cranberry sauce

Pigs in Blankets served in a sage, thyme and cider gravy

Roast Potatoes served Tartiflette Style  – An Alpine speciality of (cream, bacon,

Mince Pie Meringues with Chocolate and Brandy Sauce

Were there specific requirements from the customer? 

A couple of dietaries – vegetarian and a nut allergy

What was involved in pulling it off? 

Ordering and prep of ingredients, transport and set up of equipment cooking, serving and clear up of venue

How many staff? 

2 serving staff, 2 prep, 1 chef

What was the feedback?

Good all round!

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