An Essex-based couple are looking to take events by storm with the launch of their new mobile catering business, Pot'O'Rizotto.

Christopher Vine and Beáta Illés are not only romantic partners, but now business partners too after unveiling their new street food truck, serving risotto and arancini to hungry diners across the county.

Their vintage 1954 Citroen HY van, known as Edith, has been fitted out with a kitchen and all the equipment the pair need to prepare fresh Italian-style dishes using great local produce.

Like a foodie's version of a superhero story, the pair have full-time jobs as chefs by night, running Pot'O'Rizotto during the day and catering for festivals, corporate events, weddings and other occasions. At festivals and other events, the menu is designed to include options to suit all tastes, from their Chicken and mushroom risotto, Salmon and creme fraiche risotto, Goats cheese and roasted red pepper risotto(vegetarian), Beef ragu arancini, Butternutsquash sage and pinenuts arancini ( vegetarian)

The truck is also available to hire for weddings and other private events, with the couple tailoring their menus to suit personal preferences and event themes. The pair talk about how Edith is the perfect option for those looking for street food for their wedding, offering "something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue."

Says Christopher, co-founder of Pot'O'Rizotto, "We're excited to be bringing our love of food to new audiences in new ways, thanks to Edith and Pot'O'Rizotto. We've never before seen a street food truck specialising in this Italian favourite - and with the added beauty of our vintage Citroen van, we're confident that we can bring something truly special to events of all types and sizes."

To find out more about Pot'O'Rizotto, visit their Facebook page at

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About PotoRizotto

edith is our hy van from 1954, we are available to hire for events and weddings with varying menus also can find us on the streets #getsomericeinyourlife