What is a “traiteur”, we hear you wonder.. well, before the days of restaurants, most French towns would have their own Traiteur, a person who would prepare a dish a day for the locals to come and collect in a bowl to take home. In some places and more and more as time went by, large tables and benches where people could sit and eat the food was also offered and so the a sort of communal restaurant culture began.
Private Chef, Francis Green, has taken on the role of Cotswold Traiteur and his delicious ready meals are now enjoyed in people’s own homes all over The Cotswolds. The Cotswold Traiteur also offer catering for functions at private houses and estates.
The dishes of The Cotswold Traiteur are award winning, handmade ready meals made with meat sourced from local farms – no artificial additives, colours or preservatives and lots of dishes are gluten free! Available in portions for one, two and four – they are all designed to be cooked from frozen. Buy from fine food retailers throughout the Cotswolds and further afield or order online for home delivery, which is free in Chipping Campden and postcode GL56.
Former private chef and co-founder, Francis Green, says, “I’ve put in all the love, care and imagination so you can take home, reheat and enjoy the benefits of a beautiful meal, when you don’t have the time energy or inclination to cook”.
Dishes include French Chicken & Fennel a la Grecque, Classic Steak and Ale Pie, Scottish Salmon and Asparagus Bake, Hungarian Beef Goulash and many other delicious mains and side dishes. The Cotswold Traiteur puddings are Sticky Toffee Pudding, Blackberry & Apple Crumble and a mouthwatering Lemon Sponge Pudding.