Hot Buffets

Hearty and tasty hot buffet options, perfect for feeding a crowd

Our budget friendly catered hot buffets are perfect for events with large numbers of guests. Choose up to three options from the menu below to ensure that there is something for everyone. All of our hot buffet dishes come with dedicated sides so even the hungriest guest will not be disappointed! Wherever possible we use locally sourced ingredients that are carefully prepared and cooked in our 5 star hygiene rated catering kitchen and we make sure any dietary requirements are also catered for.

You can choose to have your hot buffet cooked and dropped off ready to serve yourself or we can provide professional staff to set up a buffet serving station with hot plates, serve your guests and clear away afterwards (subject to a staffing surcharge).


  • Chilli con carne, fluffy rice and tortilla chips 
  • Mac n cheese, green salad and garlic bread 
  • Coq au vin, baby roast potatoes, green vegetable medley 
  • Lasagna, garlic bread and mixed salad 
  • Fish pie with potato topping, mixed seasonal vegetables 
  • Tartiflette – potato, bacon and cheese bake with green salad and fresh French baguette 
  • Meatballs in a rich tomato sauce, tagliatelle and garlic bread 
  • Gammon steaks with pineapple and parsley sauce, salt and pepper wedges, mixed vegetables 
  • Sausage, mash, giant Yorkshire pudding, peas and onion gravy 
  • Cottage Pie with fresh vegetables
  • Beef bourguignon, creamed potatoes, fresh vegetables (GF)
  • Cotes de porc charcutiere – roasted pork chops in a mustard sauce. Served with fresh vegetables and potatoes (GF)
  • Chicken & cider fricasee with parsley croutes and fresh vegetables (GF)
  • Sausage and bean cassoulet with fresh salads 
  • Chicken alfredo with fettucine, green salad and garlic bread 
  • Thai green chicken curry, rice and stir fried vegetables. (GF)
  • Chicken tikka masala, pilau rice, mini naan  (GF)
  • Lamb saag, pilau rice, mini naan 
  • Chickpea and cauliflower curry, pilau rice, mini naan (V) 
  • Mushroom stroganoff, fluffy rice and vegetables (V) 
  • Cheese and onion pie, mixed vegetables (V) 
  • Mediterranean vegetable lasagne, green salad and garlic bread
  • Vegetarian/Vegan cottage pie with fresh vegetables
  • Smoky aubergine tagine with fruity cous and flatbread

£15.95 – £18.95 per person
Prices include VAT and compostable plates and cutlery

Curries as part of catering menus delivered by Midlands Catering Company, Derby

What to expect from our hot buffet catering

Cooked, delivered and ready to serve hot buffets are prepared and freshly cooked and delivered to your venue at a pre-arranged time. The hot food is presented in recyclable foil containers ready for your guests to serve themselves. 
We provide compostable plates and cutlery but we do not provide serving utensils. The food arrives in thermal hot boxes to ensure it stays piping hot from when we leave our catering kitchen and arrive at your venue. Some of the hot buffet menu options are not suitable for this style of service. We can advise you which are the best options to choose if you opt for this style of service.

Our staffed and served hot buffets include our professional team of friendly staff who will arrive at the venue and set up a buffet serving station including  serving tables and tablecloths, hot plates and serving utensils.  For larger events the food can be cooked on site in our portable catering kitchen or for lower guest numbers the food may be cooked off site in our catering kitchen and transported to the venue in our thermal hot boxes. Once your guests have finished eating we will clear away the serving station and leave. If you choose to use the compostable plates we will clear the plates and sort the waste. Crockery and cutlery upgrades and additional table clearing staff are also available.

We can provide our hot buffet catering at any venue as long as we have somewhere flat and level for our portable catering kitchen. Ideally it would also be close to where we are serving as all of our equipment is heavy and bulky!

Google Reviews

Amy Powell
Amy Powell
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I found this company by doing a search and was very pleased I did. The venue we chose had no electric or water so was worried about keeping food warm. I ordered the jacket potato menu so a change from the normal sandwich buffet and it was amazing! The potatoes were still boiling home 5 hours later. All the food was delicious and I would definitely recommend this company. Thank you so much for doing our catering for our event last weekend!
Craig Greaves
Craig Greaves
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Lynne was an absolute star from start to finish. Great communication from the moment they were selected. We catered a Christmas Meal for a team of 60 in 4 sittings due to the capacity of the room. Lynne came and set up very quickly. A self-sufficient team that needed very little help from us. All we did was give them a spot to set up and off they went. The food was to a very high quality and fresh for every sitting. A vegetarian option as well which was very tasty.
Jenna Wetherill
Jenna Wetherill
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Lynne and her team were fabulous!! We used her catering team for a 3 course dinner on the Friday evening and then bottomless brunch on the Saturday. The food quality was great, service was amazing and the ladies were really lovely. They really went above and beyond, to say you served and pleased 34 ladies that really is an achievement- thank you so much. We’d all recommend and use you again. Thank you.

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