Finger Food Menu

Essential Catering & Events | Finger Food Menu

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

Cold selections

Sage pikelet, gorgonzola & honey roasted pears (v) (gf)
Yarra Valley Persian feta tart, caramelised onion & thyme (v)
Sushi| Teriyaki chicken| Seaweed salad (v)|Tofu & vegetable (vg)(v), with soy dressing & wasabi (gf)
Spicy gazpacho shot, avocado salsa (v) (gf)
Peppered beef crostini, wasabi cream
Roma tomato, onion & basil cornetto, balsamic deglaze (vg)
Kingfish ceviche, rice puff, yuzu, tomato (gf)
Compressed watermelon, lime and crab salad (gf)
Potato & chive hash, smoked salmon, crème fraiche (gf)
Prosciutto wrapped bocconcini with olive tapenade (gf)

Hot selections

Porcini mushroom arancini with basil pesto(v)
Lamb, sumac & pine nut kofta, citrus yoghurt & mint pomegranate (gf)
Coconut crumbed prawn with lime aioli
Yakitori chicken skewer with ponzu dressing (gf)
Pork & fennel sausage roll, caramelised onion & tomato relish
BBQ corn & green pea fritter, caponata (vg) (gf)
Pork & water chestnut shu mai with soy dipping sauce
Steamed vegetable dumpling with soy dipping sauce (vg)
Essential fried chicken, panko crust & chipotle spiked mayo
Gourmet local beef pies, tomato relish
Duck spring rolls with shallot & nam jim
Pumpkin & goat’s cheese pizza with spicy capiscum salsa

Dessert selections

Chocolate mousse cones, candied orange
Strawberry tartlets, mascarpone cream
Rocky road “stones” (gf)
Petite raspberry and coconut friand (gf)
Quince and pear spoon, ginger crumble crust & custard cream

Premium Canape

Add a premium canape to your menu $6.50 each

Grilled scallops, pea puree with citrus dressing (gf)
Cooked king prawns with lime aioli (gf)
Pork belly bao, pickled carrot, cucumber, mint, coriander & sriracha mayo
Shitake & tofu bao, pickled carrot, cucumber, mint, coriander & sriracha mayo
Mini brioche beef cheese burger with caramelized onion
Mini brioche mushroom and zucchini burger with tomato relish (v)
Mini brioche cajun chicken burger with babaganoush

Substantial items

Add a substantial dish to your menu. $14 per person

Salmon tea smoked, soba noodles, zucchini & ponzu soy
Snapper fillet, avocado salsa & adobo blackened corn (gf)
Charcoal prawns & chorizo with potato & romesco
Fish & chips lemon and tartare
Chicken & pea risotto with basil & parmesan
Black sesame chicken, wasabi, soy mayo & Asian slaw (gf)
Moroccan duck salad, carrot, ginger, raisin, ras el hanout dressing (gf)
Slow braised beef, truffled mash, merlot jus (gf)
Souvi lamb with Israeli couscous, feta and pomegranate
Roasted pumpkin, sweet potato salad with capsicum, chickpea and sumac yoghurt (v)
Roasted cauliflower, cumin and kale salad, tahini dressing (vg) (gf)
Capunti pasta, forest mushroom, truffle oil & pecorino (v)
Tortellini filled with ricotta & sundried tomato saffron cream (v)

(gf) gluten free (v) vegetarian (vg) vegan

Pricing Options                                                                                                       2020 | 2021

5   Canape selections   per person (1.5 hour service period)                                23.00

8   Canape selections   per person (2 hour service period)                                  36.50

10  Canape selections   per person (2 hour service period)                                   43.00

Plentiful offering           per person (3 hour service period)                                     56.00
Selection of 10 canapes and your choice of either one substantial item OR 2 premium canape selections.  This package will ensure your guests are well and truly full.


Inclusions| Qualified chef, crockery, cutlery, buffet ware as required & napkins


Pricing based on minimum numbers of 40 people. Additional fees & surcharges may

apply, but vary depending upon locations & circumstances.

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