Refresh for Freshers

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Following a break from the last academic year, university caterers are now starting to prep and prime their menus for the start of the new semester in September. Understanding how to satisfy students appetite and cater for their needs is vital and the new term offers operators a great opportunity to refresh their menu offering.

Big Al’s has valuable experience within the university-industry and has worked with many catering teams in this sector, for example Big Al’s range of flame-cooked burgers provided a simple way to offer food to students at the University of Bradford. Here we have share our expertise to help you get started on refreshing your offer ahead of the new influx of students.

Excellent experience

Today’s consumers – particularly younger generations, want to be stimulated by innovative and interesting food offerings that bring with them an inclusive experience to stimulate the senses.

In Big Al’s portfolio of branded food concepts, has a solution for any operator. Perfect for the university sector, an innovative food concept will satisfy customer demand and enable operators to offer an enticing menu proposition to keep students on campus at mealtimes. From Big Al’s Foodies and the Burger Bar, to the American Diner model and the newly introduced Hot Dog Shack. Big Al’s concepts entice students with the experience they are looking for, as well as bringing big benefits to operators.

Cook to caterer

With busy schedules of lectures and study time, students don’t stick to rigid traditional meal times. With Big Al’s pre-cooked frozen product range, operators can cater for students who wish to eat as and when they can, and meet that demand for all-day dining. Not only are Big Al’s products quick and easy to prepare, they vastly reduce wastage and can help operators save on staff and extensive equipment costs, whilst also guaranteeing the perfect serve, time and time again.

Top Trends

Thanks to the media age, students have information available at their fingertips, and can help new trends to go viral in seconds. To some operators, keeping their menu fresh may be a daunting prospect, however with Big Al’s this doesn’t need to be the case. All products are extremely versatile and adaptable to support operators in tapping into the personalisation trend and keeping their menu up-to-date. Whether it’s a Mac & Cheese burger build or Mexican inspired hot dog, Big Al’s is on hand to fulfil the next big food craze.

Big Al’s is exhibiting this month at the TUCO Conference 2018 at the University of Hull (23rd – 25th July). Visit the team on stand 5 and be inspired by Big Al’s higher education solutions – including our delicious product range and branded food concepts.

Hot Shot

Big Al's Gourmet Hot Dog -The Sizzling Mexican

The Smokey Joe

Big Al's Gourmet Hot Dog BBQ

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