About Salted Orange Food Co
About Salted Orange Food Co


We are an award winning bespoke outdoor catering company in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire. Established in 2014, we have become one of the top-tier event catering companies around, with a growing reputation for excellence. We take great pride in offering a bespoke catering service, unmatched in the area.

From simple buffets and corporate events, to lavish wedding catering, and food for festival and television production… we can do it all! In 2017, our outside catering expanded. Now offering hog roast hire, barbeque catering, street food, picnics, canapés, buffets, luxury doghouse hot dogs, and fresh pizzas from the blistering outdoor pizza oven.

Browse our website and get in touch today to make your event memorable and your menu delicious.

Who are we?

Sam and Lizzie has been working in the hospitality industry for over 15 years.

Having won awards all over the country, his key skill-sets have been showcased in travel guides and praised on television and radio. With the company going from strength to strength, he cannot wait to see what new goals Salted Orange can reach in 2020.

Call us on 07792 419730 if you would like a visit from a staff member to discuss your dietary requirements and personal catering needs.


Sam’s career started when he was 15 before he left school, deciding to follow his passion for food.

He managed to get an apprenticeship at the Cross Keys in Stow under the tutorage of renowned outsider caterer Richard Davis. He also enrolled with the Lincoln college to study for NVQs in catering which left him in no doubt on his direction in life.

Doors were opened for him that led to opportunities of which he could never have dreamt, working in some of the best kitchens in London, Lincolnshire and beyond. It gave him the base to grow something of his own!

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bride and groom very happy with the catering

We are proud to announce that we have been voted Caterer of the Year by Select Lincolnshire and the East Midlands winner at the Wedding Industry Awards 2019 !


Our award winning outside catering is diverse, fun and of the highest standard. We excel in thinking outside the box which gives us a unique opportunity to present a wide range of options for you to choose from. Whatever you may be celebrating, we can provide anything from street food and hog roast hire to bowl food and canapés. We can create an outside  catering menu which perfectly suits the event.



The free range Lincolnshire pork we serve for our hog roasts are slow roasted for 8 hours and perfect for any event. We provide an excellent service that will create a fantastic focal point for your event, as well as getting all your guest’s tongues talking and tummies rumbling! If you don’t fancy pork then we have a wide range of spit roast options from beef, to chicken, venison and much more!



Have you got a special occasion coming up that you want to you want to make truly exceptional for family, friends, or a partner? Our talented chefs will come to your home, or rented venue and deliver a Michelin star style meal which provides you and your guests with an unforgettable personalised gourmet experience.



Hot or cold? Indoor or outdoor? Big or small? Whatever the event, our delicious catering service is a versatile way to serve and display delicious food for your guests. With a variety of choices, buffets are an all-round crowd-pleaser for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They are also a great way to cater for a large party who have different food preferences and can encourage mingling!



We’re bringing the trusty barbeque out of the back garden and into your event. Our BBQ package is designed to be a fitting end or filling affair. With an ever-changing twist on exotic flavours, this downright finger-licking good barbecued food will keep your guest’s taste buds drooling in anticipation. With a gourmet barbeque you’re guaranteed a crowd-pleasing meal for all ages.



For that little touch of wow, our canapés are always a perfect choice for outside catering. Or if you need the food to last a little longer, why not opt for our bowl food which is just as yummy but that little bit bigger. You can also combine our canapés and bowl food catering with our fully functioning bars. This way you could have a cocktail and canapés party, or this service could be best suited to wedding receptions.



We are so excited to add that salted orange touch to another area in catering. We are currently offering 2 choices of setup for your events which can be best described as:

3 set pizza or build your own



In the old days British street food meant cheap sausages over fried onions, but not anymore! Our street food outside catering package is a modern take on the current food trends in the UK. We offer 3 mini stations of food to be enjoyed in a relaxed, delicious and informal way. This is a great evening snack for your guests and offers a wide range of options, even for the fussy eaters!



When you want something a bit simple, elegant and classic look no further than afternoon tea. A timeless classic designed to your specification we offer something special when budgets and trying to please everyone is difficult. 



Here at Salted Orange Food Company we offer a fully mobile bar hire service with a bit of a difference. We stock a wide range of different tipples for you and your guests to celebrate with; just simply ask!