Articles & stories

  1. The Extra Mile Award

    Has your driver gone the extra mile to help you? Do you want to thank them for their hard work? Our fantastic drivers often deliver so much more than meals and many also give their time and support whenever it’s needed. The Oakhouse Foods Extra Mile Award aims to recognise the dedication of our drivers, wh
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  2. Celebrating 25 years of delivering delicious meals across Hampshire and beyond

    We are delighted to announce that our wonderful franchise owners Chris and Geoff Povey have reached a commendable milestone whilst working at Oakhouse Foods. Having worked at the company for over 25 years, since the day it began, here’s what they have to say about their Oakhouse journey from the very beginning up until now. What
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  3. Meet Gary, one of our delivery drivers!

    Meet Gary, one of our many friendly delivery drivers from the North East, who never fails to deliver a service without a smile. Having worked at Oakhouse Foods for over 2 years, we wanted to share his thoughts on why he enjoys working with us. Why do you like working for Oakhouse Foods? I enjoy working for O
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  4. Our All New Oakhouse Foods Website - On the 21st of August

    As a business, we have been developing rapidly over the last 18 months; this is a part of the journey that we wouldn't have been able to do without your help! Over the last 12 months we have been asking you, our lovely customers, to give us feedback and suggestions on our current website. Some of our customers even took part in optimization focus groups. We have taken all of your suggestions on board and done our very best to improve/eliminate those issues; the new website is the product of your input!   So this blog is going to give you a basic walkthrough of our website; what has changed, little tips and tricks, how to get the most out of the site and to reassure you that it's the same old us, but with a more personalised and improved website. Without further ado...
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  5. May Spring Bank Holiday - The Infamous Cheese Race

    The legendary Cheese Rolling Championship is a classic British tradition that a lot of people know about but never really give it much thought. However, as we have brought it to light in our email we thought we would give you an insight into the competitive world of cheese chasing!  The Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wa
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  6. The Maypole - what does it mean and what does it signify?

    Maypole dancing is a tradition on May Day. It is believed to have started in Roman Britain around 2,000 years ago, when soldiers celebrated the arrival of spring by dancing around decorated trees thanking their goddess Flora. These days dancers weave ribbons around a pole rather than a tree...
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  7. St Georges Day - Everything You Need To Know

    St Georges Day is a celebration of the Patron Saint of England - a title that was given to him in 1348 and was typically celebrated by having feasts and jovial affairs with family and friends. Find out what makes St George, St George!
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  8. What Chinese Zodiac Animal Are YOU?

    Some of you may or may not know that in the Chinese calendar if you are born in a certain year you are believed to have the characteristics of the animal in that year - similar to the star sign horoscopes. Find out your animal...
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  9. The New and Improved Shopping Categories

    The way people are shopping is changing, and with that in mind we must strive to keep up with your expectations. Thanks to our wonderful customer feedback we have made some changes to our website! Don't worry though, we have been working hard to keep it as user friendly and efficient as possible. No longer will you struggle to find meals that you fancy thanks to our new and improved shopping categories.
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  10. Keep warm, keep well.

    With Christmas becoming a distant memory, the fridge is less and less full of leftovers you may feel that the worst of winter is over and spring is on it's way. Whilst that indeed may be the case, January to March can be some of the coldest months Britain endures, looking back at our track history of The Beast from the East, things aren't looking too promising. Keeping warm and well fed in winter is incredibly important; the cold makes us tired and lethargic, less energised to get up and move about, let alone work away in the kitchen. This leads to malnourishment and other cold related ailments; a saddening number of people died due to avoidable causes
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