Getting Started

Getting started with our care home meals service

Your dedicated account manager will support you at every step and we'll provide onsite support the day you go live.

How our care home meals serviceworks

We know changing your method of catering can be challenging - find out how

apetito will make the transition easy.

Book a tasting

We'll arrange a date for a tasting, where we welcome your staff and residents to join!

Switch to apetito with ease

Partner with us and our team will take care of everything — ensuring you receive a bespoke service that fits yours and your residents’ needs.

Get full training and support

Your staff will be trained in storing, preparing and serving apetito meals with an in-depth programme of training and support.

Plan your menus

We offer advice on planning menus and provide training on our support tools, such as our nutritional database and online ordering system, to choose the right meals for your residents’ needs.

Delivery straight to your door

We will deliver your meals for free* on your agreed delivery days. All meals can then be stored in the freezer ready for your staff to cook and serve.

*minimum order value may apply

Try our meals for yourself

Making a real difference for your care home

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Easy to store, cook and serve

Simply remove the frozen dishes of your choice and follow the cooking instructions on the lid. Food waste is reduced as you're only cooking what you need.

We'll even train your staff on plate presentation to ensure residents get a meal that looks and tastes great.

Your partner in business

We work with you to set clear and achievable budgets and will review this regularly.

This ensures efficiency in your food provision, keeps waste to a minimum and guarantees a great mealtime experience. That means you can focus on providing the best level of care for residents.

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Tailored programmes & training

We'll tailor training to your needs. We will train your staff to store, prepare and cook our meals. We also offer training in plate presentation and resident dining experience, ensuring that meals are not only safe for your individual residents needs but are also enjoyed and shared together.

IDDSI training and advice can also be provided to staff caring for those living with dysphagia.

Ongoing support and review

Alongside your dedicated account manager, you'll have access to our in-house dietitian and team of advisers to support with new dietary requirements and last minute orders.

We also regularly produce helpful literature to support with challenging inspections, including our care home nutrition guidelines.

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If the CQC inspected us today, I could tell them the exact nutritional content of every single meal we serve.

Paul Swithenbank

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive, The Willows, Blackpool

Try apetito for yourself

Book a tasting now to get a selection of our food brought to your care home.

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