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We’re based in Surrey and we specialise exclusively in providing high quality food for children’s day nurseries.
We think children deserve great-tasting, nutritionally balanced food from the day they start at nursery to the day they leave. We work hard to ensure that children enjoy a bright, happy future, both in terms of their enjoyment of nutritious food and our own impact on the environment.
If you’re passionate about providing children with healthy, delicious food, you might just have found the perfect catering company for your nursery’s lunches and teas.
Our staff love their work. So much so, in fact, that all four of our original team members who started with us when we first opened in 2005 are still with us today. We work hard to keep our staff happy and to ensure that they’re constantly developing their skills. After all, we believe that a happy team makes the best food.
If the nursery your child attends has chosen Crumbs & Slice of Pie for the children’s lunches and teas, you can rest assured that your child is receiving the very best and that the nursery has made a commitment to nutritional excellence.
We’re also keen to go the extra mile, to really deliver a service that exceeds your expectations. That’s why:
We cater to individual requirements, offering parental choice.
We take allergy requirements very seriously.
We use fresh organic cream in our custard.
If a child has special food requirements, we try to make their food look as much like the other children’s food as possible so that they don’t feel left out.
We make our own meat paste for the sandwiches, including fresh whole meat and vegetables.
We supply generous portions, based on a trusting relationship with our customers.
We take full responsibility for the food we send you.
We train our staff not just in catering but specifically in catering for children and the unique skills that catering to the under-fives demands.
We quarter every single grape in our fruit cocktails.
We serve a cheese cube after lunch and tea to reduce the acidity in the children’s mouths.We take late bookings and do all we can to maximise your sales. We know how important it is for you to be able to say to your parents "yes, we can do that" rather than "I'm sorry, the catering company won't do that".
If you have any questions or specific concerns about your child’s dietary requirements, we’re always happy to help.
We’re passionate about providing children with healthy, delicious food that’s good for them, good for nurseries, good for parents and good for the environment.
Here are just a few of the things we do to achieve this.
Crumbs & Slice of Pie and MonkeyMoos make every effort to ensure that we can assist with food allergies and food intolerances.
We do not intentionally use any products that contain nuts or nut derivatives within our food. Our best endeavours are made to keep up to date with new products and changes in existing products to ensure that, to the best of our knowledge, we adhere to this.
Responsibility for managing children with food allergies and intolerances is shared between Crumbs & Slice of Pie and our schools and nurseries and everyone plays a part in ensuring that the children only receive food that is suitable to their diet.
Crumbs & Slice of Pie work closely with Paediatric Dietitian in designing our menus, ensuring that products used meet with the Food Standards Agency's approval. We provide an 'allergy advice' for our menus to help with the managing of food allergies in our schools and nurseries.
Crumbs & Slice of Pie will not be held financially liable if a child suffers with an allergic reaction to food supplied by Crumbs & Slice of Pie.
As Crumbs & Slice of Pie uses fresh meat and fish products there is always a risk of any smaller bones remaining, although Crumbs & Slice of Pie does make every effort to ensure that all such items are removed. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.
Our menus are complex and labour intensive, meaning that we work really, really hard to provide healthy food that the children enjoy, and that we can be proud of. We know that in catering there are many shortcuts we could theoretically take. We could reduce the number of man hours, reduce our costs and reduce the quality of the ingredients we use.
*Free Food is only applicable when attending more than 4 sessions, if attending less than 4 sessions food is charged at £2.50 per session.
*Free food constitutes solids and weening food only, formula and baby milk etc is not supplied*
At MonkeyMoos we offer FREE* food by 'Crumbs & Slice of Pie'! All children* including EYE government funded children attending more than 4 half day sessions per week will receive hot and cold nursery meals.
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