Ross & Ross Food's Horse-box Bar

by Ross and Ross Food in Chipping Norton, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 26th November 2017 we successfully raised £410 with 7 supporters in 28 days

To convert our recently purchased horse-box into a mobile bar

by Ross and Ross Food in Chipping Norton, England, United Kingdom

Who we are

Cotswolds based Ross & Ross Food was started in 2011 by Ross Whitmill and Ross Bearman who have a fine food background working at Le Petit Blanc, Malmaison, Paxton & Whitfield and Peach Pub Company. We started off producing terrines and pates and then in 2013 decided to focus on two areas; Events & Wedding catering which Ross W heads up and Handmade British Food gifts which Ross B heads up. 

                                                                 

Now in 2017, we employ 5 other staff, are one of Not on The High Street's biggest food retailers, have products stocked in deli's and food halls around the country and are preferred caterers for a number of wedding venues in the Cotswolds.  

So, why are we Crowdfunding?

We sat down earlier this year and like most businesses made our 5-10 year plan. One of the areas we think we can extend our business and provide an add-on service is with our Bar service for the Events and Weddings that we cater for.  We have revived our bar package and employed a full-time Bar Manager, Peter, but we think we can do more! To launch our bar with a bit of a bang, we've bought a horse box to convert and that’s where we need some help! 

The idea is that we can bring it along to venues and marquees and provide a fully functioning bar service, something extra for our Brides, guests and events. The Cotswolds are famous for its landscape and horse racing, so we wanted to keep in line with the tradition and have opted for a horse box instead of a cart or caravan. We provide beautiful food for our clients, so it makes sense that we provide the drinks too. We've already done some of the work by researching space saving ideas, fit out costs and already buying the box but we now need some help to fit it out.  

What do we need help with?

The dream is to convert the inside of the box to include: three fridges, a couple of sinks, electricity connection, a portable generator, shelving and an espresso machine (for all those espresso martini's!). We will also be buying a refrigerated van to keep the drinks cold and to tow the horse-box. 

This is why we're turning to our friends, customers, clients and suppliers to help us over this hurdle. In exchange for your kindness and support, the team here have come up with some incredible rewards.

                                                         
                               

We also need help naming our new bar!

If you have any innovative and quirky ideas send them over to us, we'll pick our favourite name by the end of the campaign and they'll be reward for the winner (some of our beer and our new Roast range)! #namethathorsebox                                  

                                                       

Connect with us
@rossandrossfood or @rossandrossfoodevents

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Website: www.rossandrossfood.co.uk

For any questions during the campaign, please do get in touch at events@rossandrossfood.co.uk or on 01608 645503. Thank you for your ongoing support.

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

Because you like us!

£20 or more

£20 Reward

Support our project and you'll receive a mystery jar of one of our rubs, salts or jams.

£20 or more

£20 Reward

Receive our 'Original Salmon Curing Kit'. Contains everything you need to make your own Gin, Smoky and Beetroot cured fish at home. Just add the Salmon! This award winning kit won the 2017 Gift of The Year award from the Giftware Association. Including postage and package, this reward will be £5 cheaper than our website!

£40 or more

£40 Reward

Ross & Ross branded apron

£50 or more

£50 Reward

To have your name engraved on a plaque inside the horse-box

£50 or more

£50 Reward

Ross & Ross Hamper including an Ultimate Bacon Sandwich Kit plus an Oxfordshire cook book.

£80 or more

£80 Reward

A bespoke hamper from us including two Curing kits, some of our Christmas Roast Range and a few of our BBQ ingredients. This way you get to taste a little bit of everything!

£150 or more

1 of 10 claimed

£150 Reward

We create a cocktail especially for you from your favourite spirit base. We include the cocktail on our bar menu and we send you a bottle of it.

£200 or more

£200 Reward

Corporate Christmas Gifts for 10 people (10 x Christmas Roast Dinner Box). A perfect way to buy christmas presents for employees. We can adapt this for bespoke requests, speak to us once booked.

£500 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£500 Reward

Coffee and Cocktails for 20 people served from our Horse-box. Perfect for your group meeting, shoot or birthday party within a 1 hour drive from Chipping Norton. You can use this service from October 2018. Additional guests and services can be added, speak to us once booked.

£750 or more

£750 Reward

Two course lunch for 10 people. An ideal corporate event idea or family event within a 1 hour drive from Chipping Norton. (Can't be used Friday-Sunday, May-September. Additional guests and services can be added, speak to us once booked)

£1,000 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£1,000 Reward

We come to your house and cook a 3-course dinner for 15 people, within a 1 hour drive from Chipping Norton. (Cannot be used Friday-Sunday, May- September. Additional guests and services can be added, speak to us once booked)

£1,500 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£1,500 Reward

We come to your house to cook a 3-course dinner, welcome or after dinner cocktail for 15 people. (Can't be used Friday-Saturday, May- September. Additional guests and services can be added, speak to us once booked)

£2,000 or more

0 of 5 claimed

£2,000 Reward

We come to your house cook a 3-course dinner, welcome or after dinner cocktails & wine pairing for 15 people. Within a 1 hour drive from Chipping Norton. (Can't be used Friday-Sunday, May- September. Additional guests and services can be added, speak to us once booked)

£2,000 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£2,000 Reward

We provide a canapé party for 50 people within a 1 hour drive from Chipping Norton. (Cannot be used Friday-Sunday, May- September. Additional guests and services can be added, speak to us once booked)

£2,500 or more

0 of 5 claimed

£2,500 Reward

We come to your house and cook a 3-course dinner, provide welcome cocktails & wine pairing for 15 people. Including a cocktail hour from our horse-box. Within a 1 hour drive from Chipping Norton. (Can't be used Friday-Sunday, May- September. Additional guests and services can be added, speak to us once booked)

£15,000 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£15,000 Reward

We cater for your Wedding. 100 people including a canapé and proscecco reception, 3 course meal, table wine and a free bar for 3 hours. For weddings within 50 miles from our kitchen. Additional guests and services can be added, speak to us once booked.

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