Hot fork buffets

Hot fork buffets menu is the most popular choice for companies requiring hot meals but do not have any cooking facilities. Whether for staff lunches, entertaining clients or all day events such as seminars, they provide the perfect solution.

By adding a starter (from our fine dining menus) we can provide a three course meal with table service, if a more formal setting is required.

All hot fork buffets menus are prepared to order daily in our East London kitchens. Meals are delivered in special, insulated containers keeping the food above 72c for up to 6 hours. We supply the chaffing dishes for our trained staff to transfer the meals into and serve from.

Hot fork buffets

All meals include dessert: New York cheesecake or fresh fruit kebab.

Navarin of Welsh lamb

French lamb casserole with
new potatoes and baby vegetables
£ 15.00 pp + VAT

Beef Bourguignon or beef in Guinness

Slow cooked Angus beef with root vegetables, baby jacket potatoes or basmati rice.
£ 15.00 pp + VAT

Selection of lasagne

Classic beef “al forno” £ 12.50 pp + VAT
Chicken £ 12.50 pp + VAT
Vegetarian £ 12.50 pp + VAT
Seafood £ 13.00 pp + VAT

Free range Chicken

Roasted red pepper, oregano and tomato sauce.
Couscous with roasted Mediterranean vegetables
£ 15.00 pp + VAT

Free range chicken tikka masala

French beans, basmati rice, garlic and coriander nan
£ 15.00 pp + VAT

Fish parmentier

Seasonal white fish with fresh prawns and salmon
Poached with leeks in a cream and white wine sauce
Parmesan mash topping
£ 15.00 pp + VAT

Free range Thai green curry chicken

Stir fried aduki beans, sweet pepper and onion
Basmati rice
Garlic flat bread
£ 15.00 pp + VAT

Free range guinea fowl

Fricassée of wild mushrooms
Dauphinoise potatoes and buttered cabbage
£ 15.00 pp + VAT

Vegetarian options

Wild mushroom Stroganoff
Jewelled basmati rice
£ 15.00 pp + VAT

Hot fork buffets
italian hot fork buffet lasagna

hot fork buffet in chaving dishes

Fish platter hot fork buffet

Cheese platters are available at a supplement.

Hot fork buffets – FAQ

48 hours notice required by 12:00 noon, 2 working days prior to the event. For example, order Friday for Tuesday deliveries

You will require chaffing dish hire and at least one professional butler or chef, depending on numbers and menu choice

Minimum order: 10 of any one dish. Except vegetarian options or special diets meal.

Delivery and collection charges calculated by postcode.

Drink delivery: All drinks are “sale or return” and wine glasses are free of charge.

Smith’s are one of the very few catering companies in London with its kitchens in the heart of the city. This gives us easy access to London’s wholesale markets at Billingsgate, New Spitalfields and Smithfield, where we buy the majority of our ingredients. It also ensures a reliable delivery service to city clients.

Since moving to our custom built kitchens in 2008, Smith’s buffet catering London
menus, both hot and cold, have proved to be firm favourites with City companies as well as clients based in Canary Wharf, East London Tech City and Soho. With the aid of our excellent couriers, we cover all London postcodes for daily deliveries.

Hot Fork buffet enquiry

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