Pamela Plump
Founder

Imagine…

The feeling of the warm embrace of a perfect evening; surrounded by great company, enjoying delicious snacks and luxurious drinks, and overwhelmed by conviviality.

This feeling, this ultimate moment of joie de vivre, is summarized in the words “Ama la Vita” – Italian for “love life!”.

We offer this experience in the form of grazing table catering, fresh snack boards and luxury gifts

Order drinks package in Maastricht

Beautiful gifts available in the Netherlands and Belgium. All contents have a shelf life of at least 3 weeks. Including luxurious gift packaging, robust drinks board and the tastiest Italian snacks under the drinks board. The XL variant has a lot more snacks, a larger shelf and free luxury wine or beer of your choice!

Gifts without a snack board

The following drinks boxes contain everything for a wonderful drinks evening, but the planks can be ordered optionally.

Fresh snack boards

Drink boxes with fresh products or fully prepared shelves, we will take care of it! In We deliver to Apeldoorn for free and we also prepare the plank for you. In the rest of the Netherlands We ship them with refrigerated transport, so that you can receive them the same evening can present fresh on the table! 

Grazing Table Catering

Are you familiar with the buffet revolution worldwide: the grazing table? A grazing table is actually an extensive drinks board, but in the size of a complete table! It is a completely new experience, far removed from the traditional buffet as we know it in the Netherlands. It offers so much more and always has something for everyone (Yes, we dare to claim that!).
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Wines and gifts

Ama la Vita means “love life!” In italian.

These wines are specially made to create the perfect wine gift: high-quality Italian wines that will appeal to everyone, beautiful bottles in multiple luxury gift packaging and a beautiful message! 

The snack board is more than just a snack; it is a symbol of conviviality and togetherness that is deeply rooted in Dutch culture. This tradition, which is somewhere between an art form and a culinary experience, has grown enormously in recent years. In this article we explore the rise of the drinks board in the Netherlands, we delve into what makes a drinks board special, and we provide tips on how to order or put together the perfect drinks board yourself.

What is a Borrelplank?

Historically, the snack board is a selection of cold snacks, often served during informal gatherings or before a meal. The classic snack board consists of an assortment of cheeses, meats, nuts, olives, and bread or toast. More modern versions often add creative elements, such as fruit, dips, and even small sweets, pushing the traditional boundaries of the drinks board.

Why Borrelplank?

The drinks board symbolizes sharing and enjoying with friends, family or colleagues. It is not only the diversity of flavors and textures that makes the drinks board so attractive, but also the visual aspect. A well-composed drinks board is a feast for the eyes and invites you to taste and discover. In addition, the snack board is ideally suited to meet various dietary requirements, from vegan to gluten-free.

Ordering a Borrelboard in the Netherlands

With the rise of online shopping and local delis, ordering a snack board in the Netherlands is easier than ever. It is important to choose a supplier that meets your personal preferences and quality requirements. Many providers offer the option to personalize your drinks board so that it fits perfectly with the occasion.

Top providers of Borrelboards in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has a rich variety of snack board providers, from specialized delicatessens to online platforms that collaborate with local producers. What sets the top providers apart is their commitment to quality, originality, and the ability to personalize.

How do you serve a platter?

Presenting a drinks board is all about balance and creativity. Start with a large, flat board or wooden plank as a base. Arrange the different components in such a way that a harmonious whole is created, with an eye for color and texture. Don't forget to accompany the drinks board with a selection of appropriate drinks, such as wine, beer or non-alcoholic alternatives.

Make your own serving board

For the do-it-yourselfers among us, putting together your own drinks board is a fun and creative process. The key to success is selecting quality ingredients and playing with flavors, colors, and textures. Experiment with local cheeses, artisanal meats, and fresh seasonal products to make your platter personal and unique.

Drinks board for Special Occasions

Ordering or putting together a drinks board for special occasions adds an extra dimension to your event. Whether it concerns birthdays, holidays or business meetings, a carefully selected drinks board can enhance the atmosphere and contribute to a memorable experience. Personalize your order with unique themes or specific wishes of your guests to pleasantly surprise everyone.

Sustainability and the Borrelplank

In a world where sustainability is becoming increasingly important, many suppliers of drinks boards consciously choose local and sustainable products. This not only supports the local economy, but also ensures freshness and quality. When ordering, look for suppliers who use environmentally friendly packaging and are committed to a responsible production chain.

The Future of Borrelplank in the Netherlands

With the increasing popularity of the drinks board, innovation and creativity are key words. Social media plays a major role in spreading new ideas and trends in the field of drinks, ranging from exotic ingredients to artistic presentations. The future of the drinks platter in the Netherlands promises a continued evolution of this culinary tradition.

Customer Reviews and Experiences

Sharing experiences and reviews is invaluable for both providers and consumers. Positive feedback can inspire others to also order a drink, while constructive criticism helps providers improve their service. The best snack board providers distinguish themselves by excellent customer service and the willingness to listen to their customers.

Frequently Asked Questions about Ordering a Borrelplank

  • When is the best time to order a snack board? Ideally, you place your order a few days in advance, especially if you have specific wishes or are placing a large order for an event.
  • How do I deal with dietary restrictions? Most providers offer options for different dietary needs, such as vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free. Communicate your needs clearly when placing your order.
  • What are the delivery options and coverage? This varies per provider. Some have limited regional coverage, while others deliver nationally. Check this in advance to avoid disappointments.

Conclusion

The snack board is a beautiful tradition that touches the heart of Dutch conviviality. Whether you choose the ease of ordering or the pleasure of putting it together yourself, a drinks board offers a rich experience that brings people together. With the growing focus on quality, sustainability and creativity, the future of the drinks platter in the Netherlands is promising. We encourage everyone to explore the world of drinks and experience the joy of sharing and enjoying with loved ones.

Order drinks package in Maastricht

Have a drinks package delivered in Maastricht with luxurious snacks. Great for enjoying at home with family or friends. At Food and Wood you can find various unique drinks boxes to make your own drinks package at home or you can simply have a beautiful customer-made drinks package delivered to you to have a drink with immediately. Do you opt for a complete drinks box or fully prepared drinks package?

You can easily and quickly order a drinks box or drinks package via our website for delivery in Maastricht. Would you like a drinks package or customized catering? Send an email to contact@foodandwood.nl. We would be happy to create a unique, tailor-made snack board for you.

What does Food and Wood do?

What we do is deliver unique drinks packages to your home. Are you also crazy about an extensive drinks package full of goodies such as cheese, cold cuts, tapenades, nuts, olives, crackers, bread, fruit and more? Then you can choose:

1. A luxury drinks box that can be delivered throughout the Netherlands via a refrigerated box;

2. Or a beautifully presented drinks package that you can put directly on the table (Gelderland region).

You can order your drinks package or drinks box every day of the week. Would you like to have a prepared drinks package delivered to the Gelderland/Overijssel region? Choose and reserve your box of choice at least 2 days in advance (preferably earlier).

We currently deliver the nationally shipped luxury drink boxes on Thursday and Friday evenings.

order a drinks package in Maastricht

Would you like to order snacks? Then choose from one of the delivery options below for a drinks package at home:

1. Luxury drinks box – National delivery: Chilled or unchilled shipping. You can store and serve the snacks refrigerated for up to 4 days after shipment. In the afternoon the cooled box will be given to the courier and in the evening you will have your drinks box fresh and chilled in your hands. Place the contents in the refrigerator after handling.

2. Made-up board Gelderland: The snack board is completely made up and delivered on the evening of your choice. Place the board directly on the table!

3. Made-up drinks package Apeldoorn: We will deliver the board beautifully prepared on the evening of your choice. The drinks package is ready to serve immediately!

Would you like to order a beautiful drinks board or are you interested in our catering, but do you live outside the Gelderland region? Please contact us or view our tailor-made service. Complete the form and we will contact you soon with a suitable proposal.

National delivery & catering
Delivering both catering and drinks packages in Maastricht is possible with us. Make the choice between getting started artistically with a luxurious drinks box. Or opt for convenience and luxury and have a ready-made drinks package delivered immediately in Maastricht.

Would you like us to provide your unique buffet or drinks packages as a caterer? Very nice and please let us know your personal wishes. Please feel free to let us know any personal wishes or preferences.

Drinks evening at home in Maastricht

Do you also spend the evening at home more and more regularly? If the weather or other circumstances do not allow eating or having drinks outside, it is ideal to get a drinks package at home. Enjoy delicious snacks with friends or family. So have a drinks package delivered in Maastricht on your planned evening or afternoon together. That saves you work in the kitchen, but you will have very good food for drinks!

Our drinks boards are good for an evening of delicious food, but you can also use the drinks box to serve delicious snacks in the afternoon or late in the evening to enjoy a nice long drink with delicious snacks.

Customized drinks package

Would you like to have a well-stocked drinks package delivered in Maastricht for a nice drink? View our range online and choose a ready-made drinks package to serve immediately or a drinks box to serve yourself at a later time. Would you rather go even bigger? Please contact us at least one week in advance for customized catering with multiple drinks trays or a complete grazing table on location.

Would you like to give someone a drinks box as a gift? That is certainly possible.. Questions or a request? Feel free to send us your question via Instagram or email contact@foodandwood.nl.

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