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We all know that weddings are not cheap, but here at Oaktree we like to help our clients to make the most of their budget and to offer advice to save money in areas. Following we have put some ideas down to help your thoughts and your pocket when it comes to wedding catering.  Canapés instead of starters Three courses […]

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No one ever teaches you how to organise a wedding, it’s not covered in the school curriculum and it can be a minefield of friends and relatives all telling you how to do it, in their experience. Food choices for your guests can evoke strong emotions, trying to keep multiple generations happy, and styles of service come and go, with […]

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Just when you thought you’d got your wedding catering for your wedding breakfast sorted… you remember evening food. Evening food can pose many dilemmas… Should we use the same caterers as the day? Should we go for something different and memorable? How much money have we got left to spend? What if its wasted? What happens when people get hungry […]

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If you are planning your wedding or event in the middle of summer and hoping for fantastic weather, then you have to consider refrigeration for food and beverages as you will certainly want cold wine, beers and bubbly to enjoy and you most definitely will not want to give your guests food poisoning!! Beverages: If you are having a marquee […]

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There are many caterers in the South West, so what sets Oaktree Occasions apart from the rest? The answer is you! We personalise our service to you, taking the time to get to know you and understand what you are looking for. It is something we pride ourselves on and we receive positive comments about from every client. Communication When […]

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In the month of April we should of been kicking wedding season off as well as coming to the end of our local civic dinners, that we were asked to cater again this year. Tavistock Town Council’s civic ball was due to happen last week and West Devon’s civic ball should have been three weeks ago, however we did manage […]

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Back in the depths of Winter we were privileged to be asked to cater for Tavistock Young Farmers  Annual Dinner and Dance, held in the beautiful historic town of Tavistock at the Town Hall on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in West Devon, this venue always provides us with a bit of a workout too, as the kitchen is […]

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So, if someone had said to me that in 2020 you will work from home for a month, I would never of believed them, and with the fullest diary we have ever had, 2020 was promising to be a real milestone for us. That was until the 16th March! It was my birthday and the first day of real sunshine […]

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