Responding to the Coronavirus Crisis

In these unprecedented and uncertain times, many Dorset businesses are responding by tailoring their products and services to support people whilst they are staying at home.

We're doing the same and we're asking those businesses who are offering special services in this time of need to share their news here so you guys can be kept informed and find out what is available in your area.


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We've only just launched the service so please bear with us. We'll be updating our list regularly so keep checking back for more information.

Check out the latest Special Offers from Dorset Food Network Members Here!



New Places

The latest local businesses to join Dorset Food Network…..

Book your bespoke dinner party at your venue in the Dorset area

June 16, 2020

we provide 3-5-7 course menus at your desired location in the Dorset area We are available for any occasion such as birthdays, wedding anniversaries etc  

Berry Sweet

June 16, 2020

Custom made chocolate covered strawberries, made fresh to order! A unique gift for any occasion or a tasty treat for yourself.

Francis Baumer – Freelance Chef

June 8, 2020

I am a freelance chef working within the Bournemouth area. I am currently selling takeaway meals & Sunday roasts to be re heated at home.

Dorset Produce


Do you grow, cook, brew or bake something that Dorset should know about? Are you serving locally sourced food or drink to your customers? Are you a restaurant, pub, cafe or even a shop based solely in Dorset? If you are contributing to the Dorset Food Industry, we’d love to hear about you.

News & Events


Stay on top of what is happening in Dorset in our News and Events area. We will keep you up to speed with all food related news and you can find out what is coming up in your area in our Events Calendar.

Katsu Chicken Curry

Chicken Katsu Curry Sauce from Burnt Squash


Ingredients: 50g Butter 1 x Carrot (Roughly Diced) 1 x Onion (Roughly Diced) 4 x Garlic Cloves (Peeled & Smashed) 1 Tbsp Ground Ginger 2 Tbsp Mild Curry Powder 1 Tbsp Honey 1 Tbsp Tomato Ketchup 1 Tbsp Red Miso Paste 1 Chicken Stock Cube 700ml Water (Boiling)   Method: Melt the butter over a…

Asian Hornet Queen from Handois nest

The Asian Hornet Invasion


Why all the fuss?   Imagine a Britain with no honey. It doesn’t seem possible does it? We can’t have honey without bees and bees are one of the many species directly threatened by the invasion of the Asian Hornet or so-called “Murder Hornet”. The Asian Hornet feeds on other pollinators and once it establishes…

Cuttlefish Stew Colin Nas

Cuttlefish Stew – From Colin Nash

Cuttlefish Stew   Ingredients: 300g Cuttlefish (prepared into even shapes) 1 red pepper(evenly diced) 1 medium sized onion(evenly diced) 1 stick celery(evenly diced) 1 clove of garlic (crushed) 10 sprigs of coriander (roughly chopped) 1 small chilli( seeded and finely diced) 750 ml fish stock 100ml dry white wine 450 ml tin of coconut milk…

Quick and Easy Search

1. Choose A Category

What are you searching for? Choose your category

Are you looking for somewhere to celebrate a birthday or an anniversary? Maybe you’re searching for the best Sunday roast in town. Somewhere to shop for local produce or possibly somebody to cater your wedding or Christmas party?

2. Find Locations

Is there a specific area you want to explore?
You can discover any of our businesses and their locations on our Interactive Map, zoom in to look more closely and even use street view so you know what you’re looking for when you get there.
Use your smartphone when on the move to navigate to a location.

3. Go Have Fun

Found what you’re looking for? Then crack on and enjoy.
Our county has so much to offer. Let Dorset Food Network do the leg work for you so that you can explore and discover with ease.


Our partners are carefully selected for the work they do in the local area, the services they offer to our members and for actively working with us to promote supporting local business, using local, seasonal produce and reducing our carbon footprint.