Catering By
Taste Buds

Catering for all events

Chef Charlton a former Army Officer of over 20 years service has considerable experience catering for large numbers, and now offers a catering service for business and private functions in and around Hitchin, Stevenage and Letchworth.

Our team is experienced in catering for private parties, high profile events, celebrations and family gatherings. Whatever the occasion may be you can be sure that our staff are charming, attentive and well-informed.

We guarantee that you and your guests are well catered for. But don’t just take our word for it, read our reviews and see what other customers thought. Want to know more? Contact us for more details.

Corporate Event Catering

Taste Buds has gained a reputation for producing imaginative and freshly produced food for corporate events. This means we can deliver to your workplace for meetings, training seminars or conference days:

  • Hot & Cold Deli Sandwiches
  • Hot & Cold Buffets
  • Canapé Receptions

Conference & Seminars

Boardroom Lunches & Dinners

Daily Delivery

Breakfast Meetings

If you are planning an earlier start, why not start with a continental breakfast and pastries or if you would like something hot why not try our individually wrapped breakfast baps.

We can deliver a selection of breakfast items to you ready for your guests to enjoy on arrival.

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Our promise to you is that our buffets are made fresh on the day of delivery.

Private Function Catering

Our team can cater for a range of private functions and special occasions such as weddings, christenings, funerals and birthday parties.  A celebratory birthday cake can also be provided, please contact for details.

For businesses Taste Buds offers a professional, local catering service with food promptly delivered to your premises around the Hitchin area with the least amount of fuss!

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Funeral & Memorial Catering

We cater for funeral and memorial teas with delicious freshly prepared foods tailored to individual requirements. We take pride in our sympathetic and professional approach, honed through years of experience providing bespoke buffets and catering.

Funeral and memorial teas start from £4.50 per head ex vat, with a range of menu options and a choice of service.

Delivery only:
Garnished platters ready for you to serve, as and when required, delivered Free delivery within 10 miles of Hitchin.

Full service package:
Uniformed staffed service, including tea and coffee, soft drinks, supplied crockery, napkins, tablecloths and full venue clean up service.

Please call or email us for further information.
T: 01462 455 733

Canapé Menu

Tasty finger buffet selection for all occasions.


Mini Wrap with homemade fillers
(Coronation Chicken, Chicken, Bacon & Tarragon, Cherry Tomato, Mozzarella & Pesto, Houmous & Cucumber)

Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Blini’s

German Salami & Parsley Blini’s

Prawn, Lemon & Dille Blini’s

Houmous & Cucumber Blini’s
(100% Vegetarian)

Canapé’s, Sausage with Onion Relish

Mini Quiche Selection
(100% Vegetarian)

Chicken & Lemongrass Skewers

Mini Lamb Kofte with Mint Dip

(Forrest Mushroom, Feta, Olive & Sundried Tomato, Goat’s Cheese & Asparagus)
(100% Vegetarian)

(Ham & Mustard, Mushroom & Tarragon, Stilton & Apricot)

Oriental Selection
(Mini Spring Rolls, Samosa’s, Pakora’s, Onion Bhaiji’s)


Selection of Homemade Cakes, bite size portions
(Carrot cake, Chocolate Brownie, Dutch Apple, Caramel Shortbread)

Mini Fresh Fruit Kebabs

The Complete
Catering Package

Prices starting from £12.50pp

3 Freshly Made Platters

Meat Platter
Chicken, Beef, Pork

Seafood Platter
Prawns, Tuna, Salmon

Ploughmans Platter
Cheddar, Brie & Ham

All Platters come with a selection of mixed salads and freshly baked bread.

Optional Extras – £1.50 per person

A Choice from Luxury Homemade Cake Selection or Fruit Platter.

We’ve Catered for

Delivery & Payment


We deliver your buffets in the Hitchin area in our chilled vans. All orders over £25.00 (in our delivery area) are free of charge. Any buffets under £25.00 or outside of our delivery area have a surcharge.

Please call us for more information & delivery times.

Payment Options

How you can pay

You can pay cash on delivery.

Card payment over the phone free of charge, 2% on credit cards

BACS payment (30 day account)

30 Day Account Facilities

We can set up a 30 day account so its easy for you & your company. Simply fill out our account form (*available to download or we can email or post it to you if you prefer. Please state when inquiring)
We will then credit check & approve the credit amount per month for your company & you will receive weekly invoices for your records. Maximum 30 days account.

Download Account Application Form

Please return form to  or 106 Bancroft Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG51NB

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