Christmas 2024

Spread some Christmas cheer this year with our bespoke parties and events

"As specialist event caterers, we are guaranteed to bring the fun to any size, style or themed affair. Offering a wide range of menus, ideas and services, we can ensure your festive functions go off with a bang!"

Sophie, Event Manager, CDC Events

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Here at CDC Events, we offer a full event planning service from venue finding, event logistics, entertainment, bespoke styling and theming as well as working with a wealth of local suppliers we trust to deliver truly memorable and unique winter parties. We are proud of our restaurant-quality food no matter what the size or style of your event from a fully themed winter wonderland experience to a traditional festive sit-down dinner.

Food and Drink

Our ethos is to create inspiring festive menus from fresh local ingredients whether it's a relaxed corporate affair or grand company dinner.

This year’s innovative party menu has been designed by our team of talented chefs to really wow your guests.
It features truly delicious dishes showcasing quality, seasonal produce, thus creating a memorable meal for the ultimate festive experience.

Presented with style, we love to bring restaurant-quality dishes to the event table wherever that may be!

Please contact us to discuss your requirements in full and to find out more about our menus and packages.

2024 Sample Winter Menu


Smoked Salmon & Prawn Terrine, Pink Peppercorn, Pickled Baby Vegetables, Fennel Pollen

Venison & Beef Shin Terrine, Pickled Cucumber, Crispy Onion, Fig Jam, English Mustard

Salt Baked Beetroot & Whipped Goats Curd, Chicory, Walnuts, Balsamic (V)


Turkey Breast, Sage Stuffing & Bacon Roulade, Pig in Blanket, Carrot & Thyme Puree

Baked Cod Fillet, Lovage, Beetroot & Horseradish

Stout Braised Blade of Beef, Parsnip Puree, Pancetta, Baby Onions & Chestnuts

Cauliflower, Chestnut & Pearl Barley Wellington, Cavolo Nero, Carrot & Thyme Puree (Vg)

Main Course Served with;

Roast Potatoes, Sage, Onion & Parmesan Crumb

Grilled Tenderstem Broccoli, Hispi Cabbage, Toasted Seeds & Garlic Oil

Maple Glazed Parsnips & Carrots, Balsamic Onions, Pinenuts, Crispy Kale


Ginger Sponge Pudding, Oat Crumble, Butterscotch, Caramel Cream

Cappuccino & Dark Chocolate Tartlet, Blackberry, Pistachio Biscotti

Passion Fruit & Vanilla Crème Brulee, Popping Candy, White Chocolate

Alternative dishes for those with special diets is available

Christmas In Cambridge 2024

We are so excited to announce that following the success of their Bournemouth Christmas Market, Seventa Events are bringing their ‘Christmas in Cambridge’ experience to Parkers Piece this year!

The Cambridge Dining Company are thrilled to have been selected as Seventa Events event partner to offer exclusive packages for Corporate Christmas parties.

Christmas in Cambridge will be the largest, exclusive, events space in Cambridge with Parkers Piece being transformed to include a vast festive set-up which will feature;

- A traditional Christmas market with local artisan suppliers
- Ice rink
- Curling lanes
- Alpine lodge
- Après terrace
- Santa’s grotto
- Christmas tree maze
- Ferris wheel
- Helter skelter
- Big wheel

With quality food and drink on offer and great local transport links it will be the perfect location for large, exclusive, festive celebrations for 200-2000 guests.

We can’t wait to be able to share this unique experience with corporate businesses in the area!

Christmas in Cambridge will run from mid-November 2024 - January 2025.

For more information or to book your winter event please visit: or contact

University Arms Hotel

We are also delighted to reveal that we are working with the University Arms Hotel in Cambridge as our accommodation partner for the “Christmas in Cambridge” events.

The luxury hotel is situated next to our “Christmas in Cambridge” event space and offers 189 rooms and suites across four floors, with views over Parker’s Piece and historic Regent Street.

The architecture and interiors are undeniably British and grounded in the Edwardian era making it the perfect location for the festive season.

We would love to host your winter party this year so please contact us for more information!

We have worked with CDC Events for over five years now, they have been an absolute delight to work with and so understanding and considerate about catering for large events at Ely Cathedral.

We would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone – they get everything done to an exceptional standard whilst creating a wonderful, positive atmosphere. Great staff, great people, and amazing food!

Jocelyn Palmer

Ely Cathedral