Event & Wedding Catering

We offer fine dining, sharing platters, buffets, hog roasts, BBQs and street food stall all created with the freshest ingredients from our organic and local suppliers. Whether you are hosting a party, corporate event or wedding, we will create a unique catering experience that will suit all your guest’s needs. We offer a range of set menus or we can work with you to create a bespoke package. See our sample event and wedding menu below.

“We were absolutely delighted by the delicious food and wonderful service from Big Fig Catering at our wedding this summer. We chose Big Fig on account of their sustainable, organic and locally-sourced produce and were bowled over by the quality”.
- John and Jo Hinton, Wedding

Choose from the delicious event catering menus below or contact us to design a bespoke menu for your event.

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Event and Wedding Menus

Our food is both seasonal and locally sourced where possible and this is reflected in the menus we produce. Some examples of our food are listed here, please use the tabs to navigate.

Canapes
Our canapés start at £4.95 per person for a choice of 4, but vary according to your choices. See our canapés page for more information.
Veggie and Vegan Canapés

Bloody Mary shot: Cherry tomato consommé with cubes of vodka, chili & horseradish jelly
Beetroot, orange & tarragon pate on crostini
Grilled courgette roulade stuffed with lime & coriander hummus
Mini Sussex Charmer cheese scones topped with organic leaf & cauliflower puree
Goat cheese & ‘Big Fig’ onion jam bonbons coated in toasted sesame seeds
Organic onion bhaji with a cucumber, organic yogurt & mint raita
Fish Canapés

Spicy Sussex crab cakes topped with chilli jam & fresh chervil
Sesame seed prawn toast with crispy seaweed
Sussex smoked haddock scotch eggs with a water cress mayo
‘Big Fig’ beetroot gravadlax blinis topped with confit lemon & dill caviar
Meat Canapés

Shredded free-range green chilli chicken wings on mini kimchi pancakes, topped with a miso & tofu dressing
Free range chicken roulade with mozzarella & ‘Big Fig’ pesto
Moroccan lamb bonbons rolled in an organic herb crumb with a sweet & spicy pumpkin sauce
Slow cooked pork belly squares topped with a curried apple sauce & crackling
‘Big Fig’ sausage roll with Sussex free range pork & onion jam
Fine Dining
Our fine dining menus start at £25 per person depending on your selection. Contact us for bespoke menus.
Starter

Cured salmon with a pea broth served with salmon crackling & pea shoots
Or
Brighton Blue and fig crème brule topped with toasted & crushed pecan nuts
Main

Organic Sussex lamb saddle stuffed with spinach & organic mushrooms. Served with a white Rioja sauce
Or
New potato, shallot, cherry tomato & goat's cheese tart tatin
Sides

Harissa baby carrots
Blanched dressed greens & grilled broccoli
Potato rosti
Dessert

Salted caramel chocolate tart with blood orange coulis & mint sorbet
Or
Selection of Sussex cheeses pickles and crackers
Coffees and Teas
Sharing Platters
Our Sharing Platters start at £25 per person depending on your selection.
Selection of 'Big Fig' breads

Granary & caraway
White sesame seed
Rosemary & caper focaccia
Soda bread
Served with a selection of seasonal 'Big Fig' chutney
Platters

Lemon & mustard seed gravadlax
'Big Fig' hot smoked salmon
Spiced potted crab
Courgette roulade filled with lemon and coriander hummus
Pickled beetroot terrine
Vegan Wellington
Beetroot and dill gravadlax
Shallot, sweet pumpkin and roasted garlic tarte tatin
Pickled beetroot terrine
'Big Fig' organic spiced lamb sausages
Chicken liver parfait with a pomegranate gelce topped with hazelnuts
Organic duck rillettes
Mini ham, leek & mustard pies
Slow cooked Sussex beef brisket in ale & mustard
Organic chicken rillettes & roulades
Salads

Roasted cauliflower salad with saffron, green olives, sultanas, red onion & parsley
Spicy Moroccan carrot salad
Winter green salad with balsamic dressing
Buffets
Our Buffets start at £10 per person and vary according to your selection & season.
Foccacias & Wraps

Smoked salmon with cucumber chutney
Sussex brie & pear gold honey
Roasted vegetables with sunflower seed pesto
Sussex Charmer cheese & tomato chilli jam
'Big Fig' sweet boiled ham, English mustard, crisp salad leaf & tomato
Chicken rillettes and ‘Big Fig’ chutney
Bites

Free-range chicken wings marinated a mix of fresh organic herbs, lemon and garlic
Organic Sussex lamb bon bons in a herb & nut crumb
Organic spicy summer greens & kale fritters with a yogurt & mint dip
Grilled organic courgette rolls filled with organic beetroot & pumpkin seed pate
Arancini stuffed with tomato and basil and topped with Big Fig chutney
Selection of fish & veggie sushi with pickled ginger and wasabi
Salads

Fennel, radish & yellow peppers with a roasted garlic & dill dressing
Spicy mixed bean & cherry tomatoes with a sweet basil dressing
Fine green beans, red onion & lord of the hundreds with a dijon mustard & balsamic dressing
Seasonal roasted vegetable salad with a mixture of our fresh herbs & a drizzle of olive oil
English Cheese Selection

Served with a selection of 'Big Fig' organic chutneys and crackers

Barkham Two Hoots blue
Sussex Charmer cheddar
Sussex brie
Afternoon Tea Buffet
Our Afternoon Tea Buffets start at £12 per person depending on selection and seasonality of sandwich fillings and sweet bites.
A selection of 'Big Fig' sandwiches made from our own fresh baked bread and locally sourced ingredients

Sussex Charmer with ‘Big Fig’ chutney
Sussex brie and pear gold honey
Classic cucumber
Roasted carrot thyme and chestnut pate
‘Big Fig’ beetroot and mustard gravadlax
‘Big Fig’ smoked mackerel pate
‘Big Fig’ sweet boiled ham and mustard mayo
Chicken rillettes and ‘Big Fig’ chutney

A selection of 'Big Fig' Sweet Bites

Carrot & walnut cake with orange mascarpone icing
Courgette & lime cake
Chocolate brownie topped with chocolate icing and fresh blueberry
Mini trifle jars
Scones, Sussex whipped cream & ‘Big Fig’ jam
Teas and Coffees
Hog Roasts
We offer a range of hog and meat roast menus starting at £18 per person for a minimum of 50 people. All our packages include 3m X 3m gazebo, hog roast machine with gas, food & staff to cook, carve and serve for the day. See our BBQ and Hog Roast page for more details.
The Complete Hog Roast

Free range pig from Natural Farms slow cooked to perfection
Crackling
Freshly made floured baps,
‘Big Fig’ burnt apple sauce
Free range mustard mayo
‘Big Fig’ chutneys
Crunchy coleslaw
Dressed mixed leaf salad
Vegetarian option of organic vegetable Wellington
The Complete Lamb Roast

Organic Pevensey saltmarsh lamb slow cooked to perfection
Apricot stuffing
Freshly made floured baps
Selection of ‘Big Fig’ sauces & chutneys
Organic potato salad with mint, capers & chives
Dressed mixed leaf salad
Vegetarian options also available
The Complete Chicken Roast

Sussex free range chicken slow cooked with garlic, lemon & herbs
Organic herb, garlic & onion stuffing
Freshly made 'Big Fig' breads
Selection of ‘Big Fig’ sauces & chutneys
Organic seasonal salad
Dressed mixed leaf salad
Vegetarian options also available
Street Food Stall
We offer a range of options served from our Big Fig Street Food Stall at £8.50 per person.
Street Food Options

Jamaican “Road da Road” curry, chow chow, cassava, yam, sweet potato & carrot in a spicy coconut, turmeric and thyme curry, served with cassava bread

Moroccan tagine of glazed & spiced slow braised shoulder of Sussex organic lamb served on a bed of chickpeas, slow roasted onions & organic heritage carrots finished with fresh organic herbs

West African spiced peanut and organic vegetable stew served with black eyed beans & rice & African style flat bread

Slow cooked Cajun spiced organic Sussex pork belly, pressed, cubed and served in a rich flavoursome spiced tomato & turtle bean stew served with wilted greens and griddled cornbread

Sussex beef & ale stew, Sussex beef brisket slow cooked in Sussex ale served in a stew of organic veg and pearl barley finished with fresh organic herbs

Braised chicken with Oaxacan chocolate mole sauce, free-range Sussex chicken marinated in our Big Fig Mexican spice mix, slow braised & combined with organic veg & black beans in a rich Mexican Mole sauce.

Looking for a venue?
Take a look at our venue hire pages to explore the Wagner Hall and courtyard garden where we can both host and cater for your event from our main menu or tailor bespoke packages to suit you.