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Cooking Up Memories,

One Bite at a Time

Hey there! I’m Steve,

...the ball of fun behind The Food Dude! My journey into the world of food started way back when I was just a little dude, whipping up chocolate cornflake cakes with my mum in our kitchen. Fast forward a few decades and here I am, turning that childhood passion into a career that’s all about bringing people together with all the feel-good vibes I can cook up.

From those early days of prawn cocktails and Sunday roasts at home, I’ve always loved the way food can make people happy. It’s more than just eating - it’s about creating moments that people remember. That’s the heart and soul of The Food Dude. I’ve taken that love for cooking from my first job in a bustling Sheffield pub kitchen, through years of bar and hotel management, right up to the creation of this catering adventure. And flipping heck, what an adventure it’s been!

Steve Squires The Food Dude

Cooking Up Memories,

One Bite at a Time

Lincolnshire catering BBQ

From Sandwich Van

to Showstopper

The Food Dude started humbly—with a Jiffy wagon full of freshly made sandwiches, pastries, and salads, feeding the hardworking folks around Lincolnshire. But I always knew there was more I wanted to do. Then, in a twist of fate, COVID hit, and while the world was finding its new normal, so was I. I pivoted to a takeaway service for my local village, and the response was incredible! From no-contact deliveries to BBQs and private bookings, The Food Dude evolved into the flavourful, fun-loving catering business it is today.


Whether it's catering for the Lincolnshire Show or a cosy backyard BBQ, every event is an opportunity to share my passion for good food and great times. And the best part? Seeing the smiles on people’s faces when they dig into something I’ve made from scratch. That’s what keeps me firing up the grill and cooking up new, exciting menus.

Why Choose The Food Dude?

...Because Good Food is Just the Beginning

At The Food Dude, we believe that every event deserves more than just a nice spread - it deserves a feast that makes the occasion unforgettable. From our epic BBQs to quirky canapés and afternoon teas with a twist, everything we serve is created with a whole dollop of something special. We cater to all tastes and dietary needs, making sure everyone has a reason to smile at your event.

Lincolnshire catering afternoon tea

What Makes Us Different?

Authentic &
Laid-Back Vibes:

We bring a relaxed, friendly touch to every event, making sure you and your guests feel right at home.

Creative &
Flexible Menus:

Our menus are as diverse as your guest list. Whether you’re a die-hard meat lover or a devoted vegan, we’ve got something that’ll make your taste buds dance.

A Personal

With The Food Dude, you’re not just another booking. We take the time to understand your vision and make it come to life with food that’s memorable and meaningful.

Ready to Get Started?

Whether you’re planning a wedding, a corporate event, or just a good old-fashioned get-together, The Food Dude is here to make your event the talk of the town. 

Ready to bring The Food Dude to your next event?

and we can start planning your feast!

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The Donut box Lincolnshire

The Donut Box


Meet The Donut Box, the perfect sidekick to The Food Dude. We’re talking hot, dinky donuts with a smorgasbord of toppings and sauces that’ll make your sweet tooth sing. Craving a creamy treat? Dive into our thick, flavoured Shmoo Milkshakes, topped with sauces, sprinkles, and a cloud of whipped cream.

From the Lincolnshire Showground to Lincoln Castle and Market Rasen Racecourse, The Donut Box is all about bringing that extra sprinkle of joy to your events. Whether it’s alongside The Food Dude or flying solo, we’re here to make your celebrations even sweeter!

Want to know more about The Donut Box? Get in Touch and we'll fill you in with all the sweet stuff!

The Donut box Lincolnshire

It's a party for everyone!

We believe that the party is for everyone—no exceptions. We’re committed to creating a welcoming environment where all clients feel valued and included. Whether you’re a meat lover, a veggie fan, or have specific dietary needs, we’re here to make sure every guest gets to dig into something delicious. We don’t just cater to your tastes; we cater to you.


After all, a party isn’t truly smokin’ unless everyone’s invited to the grill!

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