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Why Consider a Hog Roast for Your Christmas Party?

Christmas season is a festive time of year when your company rises to thank and reward your employees for all their hard work throughout the year. Many corporations will host a holiday office party. The goal is to provide fun, food, and drinks so that everyone has a great time and feels appreciated.

Leave the Food up to the Experts

Planning a workplace party can be a lot of to take on. And the food aspect can be particularly challenging. It’s a good idea to hire a caterer so that part is adequately covered. A terrific way to wrap up the end of the year and welcome in the New Year is with a holiday hog roast. It will certainly be a memorable event for your employees.

Roast pork with crispy skin fits in with the Christmas season seamlessly. The smell of a savory roasting hog is intoxicating. A variety of delicious accompaniments to the hog can be tailored to accommodate all dietary preferences. The best part is that a professional hog roast caterer can take care of all of it and will work with your space, inside and out.

Dishes you Might want to Include

With the UK being so culturally and ethnically diverse, it is important to include an array of options with your party meal while still keeping with the Christmas theme. Here are some side dishes to consider offering:


  • Board of local cheeses, charcuterie, and fresh fruit
  • Gravlax and creamy dill sauce with crisp breads

Main Meal

  • Soft buns for pulled pork sandwiches with condiments of mustard and barbeque sauce
  • A bubbling urn of macaroni and cheese or colcannon
  • Creamy butternut squash or yam mash
  • Coleslaw with cabbage, apples, and cranberries
  • Salad of greens with heirloom tomatoes and toasted hazelnuts


  • Sticky toffee pudding cups
  • Mini mince pies

Benefits of Choosing a Catered Hog Roast

A hog roast is perfect for office parties, especially at Christmas time. This method of cooking protein can accommodate large numbers of people easily. Qualified chefs will bring their own hog roasting equipment, making cleanup a breeze.

If you want to wow your staff during the holidays, this is an option you may want to consider. Just add some traditional appetizers, side dishes, desserts, and a variety of beverages. This definitely beats asking your workers to each bring a dish, which can result in a confusing array of cuisines. Sticking to a simple theme with the roast at the center of attention is a good and unique decision for a workplace event.

Tom Clark: Tom, a travel and food blogger, explores the world one dish at a time. His blog is a collection of local cuisines, food culture, and culinary adventures from his travels. His vivid descriptions and beautiful photos make his readers feel like they're dining right alongside him