The Hundred is the action packed 100 ball cricket competition, featuring men and women squads, that's opened up cricket to a whole new fanbase. Show it on your TV and Theme your drinks and menu by regional teams.
It's on our own soul so theres no excuse for not getting behind the home nations with a menu and drinks board to match. Why not celebrate with a rotating Best of British dish throughout the event, such as fish and chips, roast dinner, toad in the hole, bread and butter pudding? And don't forget the drinks - promote British ales, ciders and spirits too.
Create your own Murray Mound and serve an ace with the fortnight’s favourites of strawberries and cream, smoked salmon salads and delicious chocolate brownies, for a very English tennis twist. Show the tournament on the big screen to bring Centre Court to your venue.
Some say this is the day chocolate was introduced to Europe in 1550. Celebrate by using high-quality chocolate in desserts as a luxury ingredient or serving chocolate and coffee sauce with streak. Or stir a few dark chocolate chunks into a mushroom pie.
Theres never a bad time for prosecco, but this is the day to give it the superstar treatment by pairing with fruit, herbs, crab cakes, goat's cheese and fish mains or snacks. We recommend running a pairings menu, where customers order a dish and get a discounted glass of prosecco. Alternatively, have a special prosecco cocktail menu on the day.
Celebrate World Gin Day by creating your own gin bar.
Got a reputation for great food? Take it beyond your kitchen by offering VIP take outs. Offer a complete picnic with sandwiches, cakes and soft drinks. Branded hampers will add a premium touch. Schools and care homes: don't miss the chance to shake up your menu by trying new al fresco cold cut ideas that can be added to your regulars once the week is over. Maybe use checked paper tablecloths and serve in paper bags or small boxes to create intrigue and interest.
Make the most of this end-of-meal treat for all the family throughout July by offering a limited edition homemade ice cream. See the Bar & Kitchen website for easy and delicious recipes for French Toast with Vanilla Ice Cream, Caramelised Banana and homemade Blackberry Ripple Ice Cream. See brws.it/icecream for these recipes and more..
Layer up your menu in that 'between lunch and dinner time' with the traditional medley of scones, biscuits, cakes and sandwiches. Offer premium ingredients, such as clotted cream from Cornwall, source milk and cream from Jersey cows and use local jam and don't worry whether the jam or cream goes first. Add in a charity donation for the feelgood factor.