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The popularity of street food vans and the delicious food they produce makes catering vans an attractive choice for events and gatherings. Offering an array of all-time favourite foods as well as some more unusual and gourmet dishes, choosing a mobile food van for your event gives you some appetising options. For food van hire in your area browse below or request quotes.
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Our passion is to provide an outstanding service with our ice cream vans which are available for hire for any occasion all year round. We always attend uniformed and all hold a level 2 or above...
All events catered for! Here at Supersoftwhippy we specialise in Weddings and Corporate events. Having over 35 years experience you can rest assured you will be provided with nothing but quality...
We offer Private Chef services where we cater for you and your party, at a venue of your choice. Our speciality is innovative European Bistro with 3 courses, amuse bouches, cocktails and petit-fours...
We serve Fresh Handmade Pizzas ideal for Festivals and Carnivals, offering a variety of fantastic toppings. Perfect for any event.
We provide catering for private and corporate events, such as weddings, birthdays, kids parties, festivals, sport or equestrian events and food festivals across south east of England. Operating...
We operate out of a 1967 Citroen H Truck serving a fresh take on traditional Mexican tacos. All tacos are served on a 15cm Gluten free soft shell corn tortilla. Options of meat, fish and vegan. We...
Welcome to our Add to event profile, We have been described as a Fusion Chip Shop, using traditional methods along with contemporary flavour combinations to add a unique twist to the nations...
Essentially we are a family that loves to cook, our unit is a mobile catering van and we can cover any type of requirements in terms of BBQ. Our specialty is the tastiest, juiciest, mind-blowing...
With over 15 years of industry standard experience we set out to provide the best catering service in Solihull & throughout the West Midlands. We have a passion for going the extra mile, and...
Ranch Pizza is a Quality wood-fired pizza company, our food is homemade and cooked in our wood-fired ovens, we can cater a menu to suit the customer. We have a wood-fired ovens, that cooks the...
Film TV and Promotional Photo Shoots. Our units are all available for hire for any filming and photographic work. We can supply a range of vehicles, from our Classic 1965 Bedford Ice Cream Van to...
We are the South West’s most popular authentic Mexican and Central American street food trader and we are famous for our award-winning tacos. We love a wedding, party or whatever your reason for...
Street Cafe is a family business, we strive to supply quality food for our customers. Welsh black beef burgers, amazing lamb burgers, a range of hotdogs/breakfast rolls and wraps to suit your event...
Free Range Cooks is committed to providing delicious, honest food for your special occasions. Our event catering services range from vibrant street food to smart sit down three-course dinners, making...
We’re a family run business based in Yorkshire, serving Napoli style wood fired pizza served from our converted horse trailer.
SmokeyOkey is a family run BBQ catering business started by married couple Okey and Chinelo. We specialise in low and slow cooking over charcoal, wood or gas, which gives our dishes that distinct and...
A unique catering trailer, I bring you my Pie and Mash business. Homemade quality pies, served direct from my trailer or as a sit down meal.
We are a venue dressing specialists and equipment hire providers offering everything you need for your event whether it is big or small. We cater for Weddings, Corporate Events, Asian Weddings,...
We are a Bristol based company selling the best pizzas north of Naples! We cover the South West and South Wales and can be found at events, weddings, festivals and markets. We make pizzas using a...
Founded in 1995, Mr Whippy Cheltenham has over 20 years of experience in the ice cream van trade, we supply ice cream, lollies, sweets, drinks and much more to clients throughout Gloucestershire and...
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Killins Kitchen offer West Country food and catering services in Bristol and beyond in their unique food van. All of their meat is obtained from a local family butchers and all fish is obtained from local independent fish merchants, ensuring high quality and personal service. Able to cater for weddings, parties, private or corporate functions and festivals, Killins Kitchen serve their wide range of produce from their specialist food van.
What do you need to know from an organiser in order to provide a comprehensive quote?
To provide an accurate quote, I need to know as much as they do about the event they are organising. Obviously, the date and start time, as well as how long the trade will last and whether there are any obstacles. This could be the location, dietary requirements or lack of power and water. I also need to know how many they want catering for and what they have in mind - burgers or fillet steak! The more they tell me, the more accurate I can be.
What advice would you give to a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
I would check their reviews and see what other people are saying about their services. Always ask about the produce and their limitations, strengths and weaknesses. This will help you formulate whether the provider is right for you and give you confidence in booking them. I'd also ask if they can offer something slightly different. Even if you don't necessarily want it, it is good to see how accommodating they are to your needs.
Please tell us a little bit about how and why you started the business.
Killins Kitchen came about when I hit the big 30! I studied hospitality management in Switzerland and worked as a restaurant manager since I graduated in many large companies. Whilst enjoying it, I had this overwhelming urge to have my own business and offer my customers great quality produce at fantastic value. I knew I could offer a better product to the public at a better price so why work hard for someone else when I can work hard for myself.
Please tell us about a booking you've had through Add to Event, how did it go? Would you recommend us to others?
I have my own regular pitch but I rely on Add to Event to gain larger events. I have been with Add to Event for over two years now and I can not recommend them highly enough. At any event that I get talking to other traders I always mention them, as I believe it is a great platform for any business to be a part of. Every event I have done has been successful but one that stands out for me was a glamping site at Glastonbury festival. It was a new venture for the organiser and we were both eager to have a great experience. I would serve 300 people breakfast, from the van, in a space of 2 hours each day and then stay open for lunch and dinner throughout the festival. Everyone enjoyed the food and through Add to Event I now have a great contact and will be back this year with the site being twice the size. Through this platform I have gained many positive events and formed great working relationships. I will always recommend the website as I would be lost without it.
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Booking a Food Van
Jacket potatoes, ice creams, burritos, pizza and specialist teas are just some of the intriguing options catering vans can offer your event. Perhaps you’re organising a market or local event and need a street food van that’s going to draw in a crowd, maybe you’re looking for something unique for your wedding, or perhaps you’re a foodie and want a specialist hot food van at your next event.
Whatever your criteria our list of suppliers offer something for everyone. Whichever fast food van or caterer you choose, they will work with you help make your event a success. Browse suppliers for some inspiration or use our quote request form to contact available suppliers in your area.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to hire a food van?
The cost of hiring a food van can vary depending on a number of factors including the number of guests, length of hire and where they are based. One way of cutting down costs is to have guests to pay for the food themselves, thus cutting down the hire charge. If you’re ready to hire you can gain multiple quotes from local suppliers using our request quotes form.
How can I find a cheap food van for my event?
As with anything in life, you get what you pay for so do make sure you’re considering quality as well as price. By opting for a food van over a sit down meal, the cost is certain to be less as you won't need to hire any tableware, you may well save yourself some more money too as there won’t be any need to hire staff either.
What types of food vans are available to hire?
The great thing about food vans is that they come in all shapes and sizes. Add to Event can help find you a caterer serving out of Citroen H Vans or even old ambulances! As well as different styles of vehicles, there’s a wide range of cuisines available from burger vans to Asian mobile catering.
Can I hire vegetarian food vans and vegan food vans?
Food Vans can almost always cater for dietary requirements, including gluten free, and will often have prepared for this in advance. This is something that you should discuss with your provider well before the event.
Can I hire a food van for a wedding?
Food vans are a great choice of food for weddings, particularly those going for a festival vibe wanting multiple cuisines! Because of the type of food typically served by food vans, serving times can be quite quick too so this works very well when providing evening food.
What do food vans need to operate?
Many food vans are self-sufficient and others that rely on exterior power will often supply their own generators. However, some may require external power or water to operate and so it is important to ask your caterer about this before the event. If your provider requires these external supplies, make sure to check with your venue that these will be available.
Is there anything else I should be aware of?
All food vans should have a valid health and hygiene certificate to show when asked. As well as this, it’s a good idea to make sure they have Public Liability Insurance too.
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