The Catering Blog

Kombucha – the Latest Organic drink

Many people may not have heard of Kombucha before, but this beverage is the latest organic drink to take health conscious eating by storm. In fact, despite its recent rise as a popular health drink, Kombucha has been around for thousands of years and the names it has gathered along the way suggest there is […]


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Low-Key Birthday Party Ideas That Won’t Blow the Budget

Birthdays only show their face once a year, so it’s always nice to create a memorable celebration for your friends and family when their turn arrives. However, there is often an expectation for birthday parties to be a flamboyant, grand gesture involving petting zoos, hot air balloons and a monstrously large cake. Needless to say, […]


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Get Smart and Savvy When Catering for Vegan, Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Diets

Nowadays people are starting to take a good, hard look at what they eat, which has resulted in a surge of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets to consider when catering. Thankfully, almost every menu these days will cater to the needs of the thoughtful eater. However, there is still a stigma that menus for these […]


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6 All-Important Tips for Hiring the Best Caterer Even if You’re a Novice

One of the most crucial things in any kind of event planning is finding the best caterer. Even if you prepare lavish decorations, choose a grand venue and have the perfect presentation, if the food and the service aren’t great, everything else is negated.  Choosing the best caterer can be confusing for someone who has […]


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Buffet vs. Sit-Down Reception

Are you finding it hard deciding whether to have a buffet or a sit-down meal for your reception? While it can be tricky, both options can work out well, depending on your needs or preferences. Here we explore the pros and cons of each to help you make the best decision.   Buffet Reception Pros […]


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Cocktail Events Tasting Night 27/8/15

Interested in Going Gourmet to cater your WEDDING or EVENT? Why not come along to our New Established Bar in Melbourne to sample our amazing canapes that you could have served at your event? Ever heard of “TRY BEFORE YOU BUY” in the wedding industry???


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Official catering sponsor for The Property Industry Foundation Charity Sailing Challenge

We are the official catering sponsor of The Property Industry Foundation Charity Sailing Challenge, to raise money for homeless children and youth.


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“Sage plan is making history” by the Frankston Standard Leader

Going Gourmet and our venue Baxter Barn have been featured again this month in another local paper.


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In the Press: “Cook-up call for quality” by the Dandenong Journal

Take a look at this great article about Going Gourmet, Baxter Barn and the main charity we support, Wallara.


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Chris & Chelsea tie the knot at St Leonard’s Yacht Club

We were privileged to be part of the lovely Chelsea and Chris Beal’s wedding on the 29th November 2014 at St Leonard’s Yacht Club. We catered for 155 guests on a lovely spring day. The menu incorporated canapés to start, followed by a sit down meal.


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