Short Notice Cover

3rd May 2023

As well as our permanent contracts, we are also able to offer short-term cover to nurseries who have been let down by their usual supplier, or for nurseries who cater in-house, if their cook is unexpectedly absent. 

All you need to do it contact our Client Services team on 01323 811307 to check that we can deliver to your area (we cover Sussex, Surrey, Kent, Essex and London), and once confirmed we will provide you with access to our simple online ordering system. You can order for the exact number of children you have at nursery each day (subject to our minimum order of 15 meals per day), ensuring no food wastage or overspending. We also cater for a number of cultural and dietary requirements, and these meals can also be ordered online.

Our food arrives each morning in catering tins, transported inside special thermoport boxes that keep our meals hot until lunchtime. You simply remove the lids, dish up and serve. That is all there is to it. No need for any equipment such as freezers or ovens. Our delivery is very compact and the boxes are stackable and easy to store. We collect the empty boxes when we deliver the following day. 

Our menus are nutritionally analysed to ensure we are not only meeting the current Government nutritional guidelines, but going above and beyond this guidance to achieve a standard of excellence in early years nutrition. They run on a 3 weekly cycle and can be viewed here. We can also supply optional extras such as afternoon teas, fruit, veg and salad boxes and frozen baby purees. 

If you think we may be able to help or you would like more information regarding temporary cover please call our Client Services Team on 01323 811307 or email

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