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County Brides 2017 Nomination

We’ve been nominated for the 2017 County Bridges North West Wedding Awards.

If you’ve been a customer of ours in the past two years you can vote for us here:

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Preparing 150 Individual dishes for Potential Bride and Grooms

On Saturday we will be welcoming over 20 Bridal Parties which is over 50 lovely guests into Vanilla HQ for menu tastings.

These people have provisionally chosen Vanilla in Allseasons to be their caterer for their weddings and events, and this is our chance to WOW them and show them what we can do and how we can interpret their ideas on a grand scale in preparation for their big day!!

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At Vanilla in Allseasons we create everything from scratch and we offer a bespoke catering service – it is very much tailored around what you want to offer your guests thus reflecting your personalities through food.

With this in mind, you can imagine the time and effort put into every single tasting dish by our extremely dedicated, talented and creative chefs, from the sourcing of ingredients ( from local suppliers wherever we can ) to creating menus from ideas on paper into the actual dishes that our clients had imagined! This can only be done by sitting down and chatting to our prospective clients beforehand, understanding their likes and dislikes and finding out more about them and their food tastes and deciding together on the perfect menu for the day.

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This is no mean feat when creating so many dishes for so many people with so many different visions all on one day, with just one chance at impressing them.

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The tastings are usually a couple of dishes for each course – with the intention of narrowing down to the Perfect Menu – which is very often hard to do when everything tastes soooo magnificent!!
We look forward to meeting you all – Happy Tasting xx

Blank Canvas Bespoke Bell Tent Hire

So you’ve hired your tipi or marquee for your special day – all ready for a fabulous time in a magical location – just perfect!

But where are you and your guests going to stay at the end of the celebrations?

Well Blank Canvas has the answer – and their bespoke bell tents will only add to the overall experience of your special day!

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Blank Canvas Bespoke Bell Tents are available to hire in a range of bespoke palettes with a furniture style of your choice.

It truly is amazing accommodation for your guests and in keeping with the overall theme of your wedding – with palettes ranging from basic to fully furnished and the chance to customise with their fabulous range of enhancements!

Also available is the continental breakfast hamper – so that’s breakfast covered too!

You can create your own bell tent village – and the night doesn’t have to end with a taxi journey back to a hotel miles away! The night ends when you want it to!!

Not just for weddings – great for any occasion – providing a fun and alternative solution to your accommodation needs!!

For more info:

http://www.blankcanvasbelltents.com/

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The party season is fast approaching!!

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If you are hosting a party this Christmas season then get in touch with us at Vanilla in All Seasons. We can take the pressure of catering for your guests off your shoulders. With our friendly service and wonderful choice of food and drinks options we will help make sure your party is a success!!

Whether it is a small gathering of friends, an office party, staff get together or a large Christmas party we can provide delicious canapes, bowl food, reception drinks and even a bar if needed.
We have informal menu options using quality fresh ingredients, prepared by our fabulous chefs – served to your guests by our professional yet friendly staff.

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Be it in your office, a private hall or even your home – we can be there to help. All we need is a small space to cook – we can even bring the cooking equipment!!!

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Here at Vanilla in All Seasons we have created a ‘Christmas 2016 Canape and Bowl Food Menu’ – with bowl food ideas such as ‘Roast Turkey strips with Thyme Bubble & Squeak and Sausage meat stuffing’ – or canapes such as ‘JJJ Heathcote sausages wrapped in smoked bacon with a tomato relish’ , a ‘Truffle wild mushroom tartlet’ amongst others. We even do sweet canapes such as ‘handmade mince pies with brandy butter’ and ‘trifle shots’.

If you are holding a themed party we can work with you on providing your guests with imaginatively themed canapes, reception drinks etc.

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No need to be worrying about catering for all of your guests and running in and out of the kitchen – if you are hosting a party then make sure that you enjoy it too!! All you need to do is get your party clothes on, get glam and turn up!! When the night is over you won’t even know that we have been – apart from your guests talking about your wonderful party and the lovely food and drinks that you provided.

Give Adam a call on 07901 536 530 if you would like to sit down and discuss your requirements in more detail.

A great party doesn’t have to cost the earth – but your guests will think you’ve spared no expense!!

Big Chief Tipi

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At Vanilla in All Seasons we really care about the quality of our food and our reputation as being one of Cheshire’s finest outside caterers.

If the food is as important to you as your choice of venue then how about being in total control of what happens on your big day.

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By choosing to celebrate your marriage in a Big Chief Tipis, we at Vanilla in All Seasons can work with you on your menu to deliver a feast that will WOW your guests and match up to the wonderful setting of your Big Chief Tipis.

Your guests will be talking about every aspect of your wedding day for many years to come as the day will be unique to you.

Lighting, fire pits to toast marshmallows, chill out zones, bar areas, dance floors and even different choices of furniture styles – you can be sure to make the Big Chief Tipi reflect your personalities – along with food tailor made from Vanilla in All Seasons – the day is truly all about you!!

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Our team at Vanilla in All Seasons can take control of your day so you don’t have to worry about a thing. Leave the reception drinks, canapes, wedding breakfast, table drinks and toast drinks, MC services, evening food and bar in our safe and experienced hands and really enjoy your day!!

This is your chance to make memories to cherish that will last a lifetime.

Please get in touch to see what the team here at Vanilla in All Seasons can do for you.

We look forward to being part of making your dreams come true xx

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Upcoming Wedding Fairs at Capesthorne Hall

As you all will know Capesthorne Hall is one of Vanilla’s favourite venues to cater for. The venue is beautiful, the scenery is incredible and the people are fantastic which makes it the perfect setting for your big day. For those who are intrigued by the venue, throughout the year Capesthorne host wedding open days to allow you to experience the place first hand and their next Wedding Open Evening is right around the corner. Be sure to put these dates in your diary!

Wedding Open Evening

If you are looking for the perfect wedding venue and would like the opportunity to see the style of the beautiful grounds of the idyllic Capesthorne Hall then come and see for yourself on Thursday 14th April between 5:30pm – 9pm for an evening showing of our wedding facilities. This wedding open evening is the chance to witness first hand what the venue dressed as it could be on your wedding day and speak to our professional wedding team.

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Wedstival 2016

“Brides Up North in association with Shades and Stockeld Park will host the UK’s first dedicated large scale festival wedding exhibitions in 2016!

With free entry for you and your bridal party and open 11am till 5pm, Capesthorne Hall will be transformed into a wedding wonderland!

There’ll be huge sail cloth tents, chill out areas, a vintage Pimm’s tent, street food vendors, live bands and 60+ luxury wedding suppliers to make all your festival wedding planning ideas a reality.

Bring your bridesmaids, designate a driver, wear flowers in your hair and make a day of it… this is set to be an event to remember!”

If you would are hosting an event at Capesthorne Hall or any other venue and would like Vanilla In Allseasons to be your official caterers please don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our friendly team. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

A Very Special Wedding, In a Very Special Venue

This weekend Vanilla catered for a wedding held in one of Britain’s hidden treasures, Upper House Hayfield. UHH is located within 30 acres of private woodland and is an original luxury accommodation for up to 21 guests. The house offers unparalleled views of Kinder Reservoir and Kinder Scout, if you love walking and countryside pursuits, there is simply nowhere better. Upper House has a long fascinating history which includes intriguing characters such as Sir James Watts, Mary Augusta Ward and Agatha Christie.

Upper House stands isolated on the side of Kinder Scout, at the convergence of ancient pack horse routes from Glossop, Hayfield and Edale. Sir James Watts Mayor of Manchester sold the land to Stockport Water Authority for the Reservoir in the late 1800’s, Sir James insisted that he retain Upper House as his shooting lodge and set about improving it with the talented architects, the estate was then used solely for recreation, with two woodlands being created to enhance the available game stocks on the moors.

The beautiful location of Upper House and the great food service resulted in a extra special wedding day for Vanilla’s very own Simon, we hope you enjoyed our menu of whipped goats cheese and pickled veg, halibut, cheshire smoked beef artichoke puree and oxtail croquet and our trio creme brûlée chocolate pot tart tartan.

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Overall the menu, location and ceremony came together to make a lovely day for everyone. We would like to congratulate Simon and his lovely new wife Elizabeth.

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If you would like any information on how we work with venues then please visit the Vanilla In Allseasons website: http://www.vanillainallseasons.co.uk/contact/

And if you would like any more information about the Upper House Hayfield venue you can also visit their website: http://www.upperhousehayfield.com

Capesthorne Hall – Cheshire Wedding Venue

As many of you will already know Vanilla cater at many beautiful venues across the North West for a range of different functions, but Capesthorne Hall has been one of our favourite venues for many different reasons.

Capesthorne Hall is set in the heart of Cheshire, which makes it a stunning venue for weddings, corporate events, receptions, dinners, business meetings, conferences, presentations, exhibitions and festivals. You can visit the grounds and tour the hall between April and October on Sundays, Mondays and Bank Holiday weekends and you can also enjoy afternoon tea in The Butlers Pantry after your visit.

To fully appreciate the history behind this unique Hall special guided tours can be booked with the venue.

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You can join the wonderful people at the hall at Capesthorne for their next open evening on Thursday 17th of March 2016 to see the unique venue itself. Between 5.30pm and 9.00pm you will be able to see our showcase of wedding facilities, please call 01625 861 221 to confirm attendance.

This is an opportunity to see this perfect wedding venue first hand. You will get the chance to speak to our dedicated wedding team who will be able to discuss all requirements and show you around the venue dressed as it could be on your wedding day. There will be canapés and refreshments available at the open evening.

Vanilla In Allseasons can provide a full catering service from light snacks to fine dining, when you book the hall or the lakeside garden rooms at Capesthorne Hall. If you would like Vanilla to cater for your event at Capesthorne Hall or another venue contact our lovely team Vanilla In Allseasons on 01625 421 685 or via Email: info@vanillainallseasons.co.uk.

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