The Finger Food Menu offers flexible options perfect for any occasion ranging from a formal affair or casual get together.

Pricing Structure & Options

Selection of 5 items   – per person (1.5 hour service period) 19
Selection of 8 items   – per person (2 hour service period)   31
Selection of 10 items – per person (2 hour service period)   37      (Equivalent to 2 courses)

Plentiful offering                               (3 hour service period)   49
Selection of 10 finger food items  and your choice of either one substantial item or a Street food stand.  This package will ensure your guests are well and truly full.

Cold Selection

  • Herb pikelets, blue cheese and pear (V)
  • Caramelised onion and Yarra Valley Persian fetta tartlets with thyme (V)
  • Buckwheat and nori pancake with smoked salmon, apple, radish, mirin and soy dressing (G)
  • Petit naan breads with mango, cashew and coriander salsa (V)
  • Sushi;
    • Vegetable (G, V)
    • Teriyaki chicken (G)
    • Avocado and seaweed salad (G, V)
  • Chicken Caesar tartlets
  • Bruschetta: tomato, basil, bocconcini, olive crumb (V)
  • Rare beef crostini with avocado herb mayo
  • Five spiced duck & shitake mushroom wonton cup
  • Authentic Mexican tortilla;
    • Avocado, tomato and chilli (G, V)
    • Crab, lime and coriander salsa (G)
  • Rich tomato tartlet, capsicum & olives (V)
  • Prosciutto wrapped melon, balsamic glaze (G)

Hot Selection

  • Basil pesto arancini balls with aioli (V)
  • Sumac and pinenut lamb koftas with pomegranate and mint yoghurt (G)
  • House made prawn toast with wasabi mayo
  • Prawn twisters with wasabi and soy
  • Tandoori chicken skewers with a yoghurt riata (G)
  • House made pork fennel and caramelised onion sausage rolls
  • Gourmet local beef pies with tomato relish
  • Japanese vegetable pancakes with Yakiniku and kewpie (V)
  • Assorted Asian dumplings with dipping sauce
  • Yarra Valley venison sausage delice with olive tapenade (G)
  • The Essential Caterer fried chicken with chipotle mayonnaise
  • Prawn & chorizio skewers with chilli & sherry mayo (G)
  • House made pizza;
    • Pork belly with local cider spiked BBQ sauce
    • Spiced pumpkin, goat cheese, sweet capsicum sauce (V)
    • Tomato, basil puree, bocconcini, caramelised onion (V)


    • Petite baked cheesecake, caramelized strawberries, mint syrup
    • Chocolate royale tartlets- choc shell, raspberry marshmallow, jam and chocolate ganache
    • Date and ginger petit pudding, salted caramel, oat crumb
    • Mini chocolate lamingtons, Turkish delight cream, rose petals
    • Citrus tarts, meringue brulee shards
    • Dark chocolate mousse cups (G)
    • Flourless orange and marmalade torte (G)

Substantial items and Street food stands

Substantial Items – Add a Substantial dish to your menu. $14.00 per person

  • Dishes are served in bowls or cones
  • Crumbed mushroom; charred vegetable salad with roasted capsicum mayonnaise (V)
  • Fish and chips: Flathead tails with chips, lemon wedge and aioli
  • Black sesame & wasabi crusted chicken with Asian coleslaw, coriander & soy (G)
  • Beef braise: Slow braised coconut, ginger, sweet potato mash (G)
  • Sliders: Slow cooked BBQ pork & apple slaw in brioche buns
  • Basil crusted salmon fillet, kipfler & avocado salad, crème fraiche dressing
  • Ricotta tortollini with parmesan, pumpkin, basil & Napoli (V)
  • Mini chicken schnitzel Turkish roll with coleslaw & herb mayonnaise
  • Butter chicken curry served with basmati rice, tomato, snake beans & mini naan bread (G)
  • Crumbed mushroom; charred vegetable salad with roasted capsicum mayonnaise (V)
  • G = Gluten Free, V = Vegetarian

Street food stands- Wow your guests with the colours and delights of one of our Street food stands
– Add a Street food stand to your menu. $16.00 per person

 Wasabi & soy Themed hawker cart, bamboo steamer baskets & Asian lanterns
Assorted steamed and fried dumplings & goyoza, house made prawn toast & assorted sushi

 South of the border Themed with patterned cloths, piñatas & Mexican sombreros, & ponchos
Enchiladas: beef tomato, Spanish onion with chipotle mayonnaise slow braised beans, sour cream & chilli sauce
Salsa: roasted corn, tomato with coriander crab, avocado & lime

 Born in the USA Themed with USA stars & stripes pop up standStreet-Food-menu
Pulled pork & beef sliders served in a Grants organic corn roll; Mushroom slider served in a Grants organic roll (V)

 Saffron Themed with red, green & gold cloths
Sticky braised pork samosas; Classic butter chicken (GF); Vegetable pakora served with yogurt riata (V)

Toss’d Themed with retro salad bar sign, synthetic grass & planters
A choice of beef noodle salad (GF); Moroccan style chicken salad (GF); Tofu & shitake mushroom with tatsoi (V)

Southern fried chicken stand Gingham cloths, hessian, Southern American style
Buttermilk marinated, spicy fried chicken, hot sauce, gravy and coleslaw; Mushroom and tofu marinated in spicy sauce for vegetarian option

Sweet surrender Themed with pretty pink gingham cloths, high tea stands
Cupcakes, chocolate brownie, slices, citrus tarts… yum


G = Gluten Free, V = Vegetarian

Pricing based on minimum numbers of 40 people, surcharges apply for smaller groups. Waiting staff, additional equipment fees & surcharges may apply, but vary depending upon locations & circumstances. Pricing effective to 31st December 2018 and subject to change without notice. All pricing will be confirmed upon confirmation of your event.