We are now able to offer subsidised meals via GL11. If you have a GL11 postcode, would like to use our service but need financial help please call GL11 on 548530 and they will ask you a few question to assess your eligibility. Thank you. Please spread the word.
Severn Vale Community Kitchen has been set up by Big Event Catering Ltd based at Taits Hill at Stinchcombe, Dursley.
Under normal circumstances we would be catering for our lovely clients that include Hay Literary Festival, Mercedes Petronas Formula 1 Team, Longleat, Dursley Rugby Club and the BBC (to name just a few).
As the Coronavirus emergency unfolds, we are working hard with a number of local charities and agencies, including GL11, to provide wholesome, freshly produced meals and distribute them to the local community from our 5-star hygiene rated production unit on a not for profit basis.
We really want to stress that our motivation for doing this is driven by a desire to help the community in a very difficult time for everyone and not for any business or personal gain.
We will, however, need to cover the costs of the raw ingredients, containers, gas and electricity and as such there is a charge for the meals. We are trying very hard to keep these as low as we possibly can.
In conjunction with GL11 we are working to ensure that any food vouchers or subsidies that come into circulation can be used with the scheme.
As part of our community commitment we are especially hoping to be able to include the following groups in our distribution:
- People who are self-isolating who want affordable meals for their household.
- People whose carers can no longer visit them as the carers are self-isolating.
- People who are nervous about going into public or are being asked to minimise contact especially the over 70s
- People who need help but can’t afford support and who are identified by organisations and charities as eligible for vouchers to subsidise the cost of meals.
The food will be delivered in recyclable food containers and can be frozen in these. The containers can also be used in a microwave. If required, they can be returned to us and we will ensure they are recycled properly and responsibly. We will be including re-heating and defrosting information with the meals and there will also be a full list of ingredients (including any allergens).
We will be delivering and can drop them direct to the door (with or without contact) through the GL11 volunteer programme. We will cover the Dursley and Cam District and are working to provide timed delivery slots.
Menu choices available are:
Sausage & Mash
Pork in Cider Sauce
Meatballs in Tomato Sauce with Rice
Fish Pie with Peas
Butternut Squash Pie
– including vegetables or salad –
£5.00 for a single meal, 4 for meals £15.00 or 7 meals for £25.00:
Soup and a Roll
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Ginger Sponge with Custard
Chocolate Fudge Brownie
£3 for a single portion, 4 for portions £9.00 or 7 portions for £15.00
Any special dietary requirements can be catered for – please let us know your requirements as you purchase.
How to order
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01453 708338 and let us know the following details;
- What and how many meals you would like to order
- If you have any dietary requirements
- If you would like to collect the meals or have a delivery
We can take payment by card (exc Amex) or online transfer