Shared Platter Menu

Essential Catering & Events | Shared Platter Menu

Platters served to each table, ensuring your guests have a variety of menu options, encouraging interaction amongst your guests.


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


Tapas platter  – Choose 3 items to serve
Chickpea shawarma dip, with Turkish bread (vg)
Chilli garlic prawns (gf)
Jalapeno corn fritters with coriander yoghurt (v)
Pork and chorizo meatballs, smokey paprika sugo (gf)
Potato croquettes with pea & Yarra Valley Persian feta (v)
Crispy ravioli, romesco sauce (v)
Herbed stuffed balsamic mushrooms (vg) (gf)
Grilled salmon and lemon skewer (gf)
Beef empanada


Choose two options below
Slow braised beef short rib (deboned), chimichurri sauce (gf)
Five spice crust pork belly, sticky soy deglaze, coriander, crispy shallot (gf)
Salmon fillets, thyme, roquette, fennel, citrus dressing (gf)
Chermoula roasted lamb shoulder, pomegranate & sumac spiced salad (gf)
Moroccan spiced chicken tagine, couscous, mint yoghurt
Pasta capunti with forest mushrooms, pecorino, roquette & truffle oil drizzle (v)
Kingfish, pico de gallo (salsa), paprika mayo (gf)

Accompaniment:  dinner rolls served with butter


Choose two options below
Lemon rosemary roasted chat potatoes (vg) (gf)
Salad greens, balsamic vinaigrette, cucumber, Spanish onion, tomato & torn herbs (gf) (v)
Heirloom carrots with honey, dill & mustard butter (v) (gf)
Cos leaves, radish, mint, with citrus dressing (gf) (vg)
Broccolini, seasonal greens, chickpea sesame dressing (vg)
Quinoa, frisse, puffed grain, Yarra Valley Persian fetta, parsley vinaigrette (gf) (v)
Roquette, parmesan & pine nut salad (v) (gf)
Roasted cauliflower, spinach, caramelised onion & almond salad with tahini dressing (gf) (v)


Choose two options below
Salted caramel chocolate tart, hazelnut
Petite pavlova, balsamic strawberries (gf)
Rose and pistachio panna cotta, earl grey syrup
Pear tarte tatin, burnt honey crema
Passionfruit brulee, ginger crumb
Rich chocolate mousse, candied citrus
Cinnamon spiced apple cake, maple cream


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



Pricing Options2020 | 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
Add Canapes Canapes Selection – per person$13.50


Inclusions | Qualified chef, crockery, cutlery, place setting set up and napkins


Pricing based on minimum numbers of 40 people, surcharges apply for smaller groups

Waiting staff, surcharges & additional equipment fees may apply, but vary depending

upon locations & circumstances.


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