Looking to increase spend per head on takeaway orders? Try upping your sides game. With lockdown #2 here for the next few weeks, customers are spending more per head on sides and accompaniments than they usually would as takeaways replace meals out.
Having a versatile sides menus is a simple way to increase the value of each order and bring an exciting point of difference to your takeaway menu. Sides are an easy way for households to create their own exciting dine-in experiences by using them as starters and sharers or to simply to upgrade a regular takeout dish.
Our classic Battered Cod Goujons, made with prime MSC cod fillet, are great as a side and a real hit with kids or those looking for smaller portions. Deep fry in six minutes or less and serve with a selection of dips for sharing.
Another firm chip shop favourite is our Gluten-Free MSC Coated Whitebait, a great family sharing option to add to a takeaway order. These are headed and gutted, so perfect for those who don’t like to eat whole fish and won the British Frozen Food Federation Product of the Year in 2019. Deep fry straight from the freezer, they’re ready in just two to three minutes, and for an added selling point are MSC certified – totally sustainable!
Our mini Spicy West Country Crab cakes are perfect for sides at just 30g each. Three mini crab cakes make a great starter or side when added to fish and chips. Alternatively, our West Country Crab Cakes weigh in at 56g each and cook in under six minutes.
Sides and accompaniments are a fantastic way to boost your vegetarian and vegan offering without taking up too much space back-of-house. Our Vegan Chip Shop Bites are perfect as a side for vegans, veggies, meat and fish lovers alike. Made with crushed peas, potato and coated in a cider vinegar batter, they make an exciting alternative to the classic mushy peas and pair perfectly with traditional fish and chips. Or, a tasty vegan and veggie option when served with chips.
For something more substantial that can still save you time and money, Paramount’s melt-in the-middle filled fishcakes combine main and accompanying sauce. Our Florentine Fishcakes, with a delicious cheesy sauce centre, were highly commended by Taste of the West Awards in 2019. Our Salmon, Haddock & Asparagus fishcakes, filled with a creamy tarragon sauce, won silver from Taste of the West Awards in 2020. Both are quick to cook, gluten-free, ovenbake-able and great served with chips!
For more information on any of our delicious starters, sides and sharers, get in touch with [email protected]