Events & Location Catering

For 25 to 600 persons

Forkandles are TV , Film and Event Location Caterers based adjacent to Media City Salford and serving Manchester, Liverpool and all of the North West. We cater for all studios and locations in the North West providing great food and value for money. Established in 2002 and still led by business owner Tara Merritt, the team at Forkandles we have worked for most of the leading TV Commercial and Production companies from London and the North.

We have three mobile kitchens, a dining bus and catering support vehicles which enables us to cater in studio or on location for up to 600 people. Our latest kitchen is equipped to cook gourmet fish and chips which was the chosen dish

for a recent media wedding. We produce healthy top quality fresh food locally sourced and friendly service comes as standard. We can cater for special dietary requirements such as allergies, vegetarian or vegan meals. Our experienced chefs and support team focused on delivering 100% client satisfaction.

Great Feedback

From Our Clients

From Our Clients
"Tara was very hard working, professional, reliable and easy to deal with.  I was very impressed with her attention to detail.
I would definitely work with Tara again on any production I do in the North of England.
Your sincerely"

Ali Laing
Freelance Producer & Production Manager

TV Film Location Catering

Fresh Food and Fresh Ideas

Our meals are prepared using the finest ingredients cooked to perfection on site to bring out the real taste! Nutritious inspiration, our healthy recipes are gathered from around the world, so your taste buds will never go hungry.

Our experienced teams ensure that we carefully protect the environments we work in when on location and we constantly keep all preparation and eating areas clean and tidy. We have a 5 star rating from the food hygiene  this includes the use of biodegradable disposables and chemical-free cleaning products as well as careful site management.

CALL US: 07970 753 685

exceptional catering services

Breakfast , Lunch, Dinner

Breakfast , Lunch, Dinner

On Location or in the Studio we provide everything you require from  tea and coffee on arrival, full English and continental breakfast, extensive lunch menu for all diets and tastes, delicious freshly prepared buffet through to a choice of deserts. We are used to adjusting menus for hot, cold or damp weather.  When the sun shines in the North West we can break out the BBQ.  We also provide brunch, continuous meals and a meal in a box to suit your operational requirements. Our Kitchens carry freshly ground espresso and cappuccino machines

Call Tara on 07970 753 685 or email and we will be pleased to discuss your requirements and give our expert advice and a competitively priced quotation  


From The Menu

For Early Starts


Traditional Hot Breakfast
Choice of Cereals
Croissants / Pastries
Fresh Fruit Bowl
Fruit Juices

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Seabass on Crushed New Potatoes And Sun Blushed Tomatoes
Steak And Ale Pie
Tarragon Chicken On A Bed Of Gnocci
Wild Mushroom And Courgette Ribbon Risotto
Sun Blush Olive And Goats Cheese Gnocci
3 Cheese And Sweet Potato Pie

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Fried Chicken with Sweet Chilli & Coriander
Chicken Satay Pieces
Fish Kebabs
Salad Nicoise
Green Salad
Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil

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We are based near

MediaCityUK catering for all Studios.

MediaCityUK catering for all Studios.

CALL US: 07970 753 685