Plated Service Menu

Essential Catering & Events | Plated Service Menu

The plated menu offers a formal dining experience, with your choice of two unique dishes, served alternately to your guests.


½ hour chef’s selection of canapés on arrival, 4 canapes


Salmon, Four Pillars gin jelly, cucumber, radish pickle, foliette salad (gf)
Ricotta and sundried tomato tortellini, swiss mushroom & saffron cream (v)
Charcoal dusted prawns, chorizo, tomato salsa, thyme beurre blanc
Porterhouse chargrilled, spiced crust, avocado, chilli crema, shallot marmalade & herb salad (gf)
Lamb cutlet, petite lamb wellington, parsnip puree, pea ragu, drizzled nasturtium oil
Roasted romas, torn buffalo mozzarella, rucola, roquette, white balsamic pearls (v)


Chicken breast, Kelly’s cider glazed, cumin, edamame, sweet potato puree (gf)
Kingfish fillet, sherry roasted onion tartlet & cos leaves
Slow roasted pork belly, Lao’s tomato relish, sesame, fried shallot, soy glazed bok choy (gf)
Lamb shoulder, Basque parsley crust, Pedro Ximenez reduction, roasted baby vegetables (gf)
Slow braised beef cheek, crispy potato terrine, mustard roasted Dutch carrots (gf)
Oregano crusted Salmon, pomegranate glazed broccolini, kipflers, thyme dressing (gf)
Swiss mushrooms, balsamic glaze, green pea puree, heirloom baby vegetables (vg)(gf)


Dark chocolate fondant, lavender vanilla cream, raspberries
Spiced panna cotta tart, poached pear & saffron essence
Vanilla mille-feuille, rhubarb compote & earl grey syrup
Steamed ginger & apple pudding, maple cream, oat, cardamom & ‘speculaas’ crumble
Rich chocolate mousse, coverture crumbs, citrus syrup (gf)


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


Pricing Structure2020 | 2021
Canape | Main                  per person (2 hour service period)$59.00
Entree | Main                   per person (2 hour service period)$68.50
Main | Dessert                 per person (2.5 hour service period)$68.50
Entree | Main | Dessert   per person (3 hour service period)$78.50
Canape Option                   4 canapes- per person$13.50


Inclusions | Qualified chef, crockery, cutlery, place setting set up and premium disposable napkin


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

apply, but vary depending upon locations & circumstances.

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