Conference Catering

Hosting a large-scale gathering for business, academic or any other purpose can require lots of organisation make the event a success. Getting everything running smoothly will help keep minds fresh and make all attendees comfortable for the duration. We have extensive experience with event catering and can fill the stomachs of both small and large groups with excellent cuisine in a buffet or sit-down style with canapés, morning tea and afternoon tea also available.

 

Restaurant quality food wherever you need it

Thanks to our dedication to high standards in both quality of food and customer service, we have earned a reputation in the industry as the go-to providers in Melbourne of conference catering. Not only do we treat your taste buds — we always strive to make sure all your needs are met so that you don’t have to worry about a thing while we do our thing. Everything will be discussed with you beforehand so that it all goes to plan, and our menus can be customised upon request.

 

Dependable catering for events of any size

Going Gourmet puts experience together with a passion for hospitality and help host a successful conference for you and your guests. Our team is well-practiced in event catering across Melbourne and can run a smooth ship with maximum organisation and efficiency. Whether it’s an informal gathering or a high profile function, we can provide an appropriate service with flexibility and dedication.

 

Do some of your guests have specific nutritional requirements? No problem! When catering for a large group you are bound to be faced with a range of dietary needs. We have all the resources and expertise to prepare succulent snacks and mouth-watering meals that are vegetarian, gluten-free, halal and more so that everyone can enjoy an amazing feast.

 

Find out more

Find out why we are renowned for conference and event catering in Melbourne by getting in touch with us today. We are always happy to hear your enquiries, so don’t hesitate to contact us by phone on (03) 9543 8810. Otherwise, leave your details on our contact form and we’ll get back to you promptly.

 

Main Menu Options

Cool Lunch

Cool Lunch

 

Wraps

crispy chicken & avocado, tomato, cheese & sweet chilli
smoked salmon & cream cheese, baby spinach, cucumber, spanish onion & dill
virginian ham, Swiss cheese, semi dried tomatoes with basil pesto aioli & rocket
grilled eggplant, peppers, zucchini, basil pesto aioli, rocket & tasty cheese (V)
avocado, tomatoes, spanish onions, shredded carrot, basil, rocket & aioli (V)

 

Turkish Pide Breads

grilled chicken breast, bacon, tomato, lettuce, cheese & garlic aioli
roasted beef, horseradish cream, tomatoes, spanish onion, rocket
succulent lamb, mint jelly, semidried tomatoes, rocket
pulled pork, coleslaw & asian cress
curried free range egg, cucumber & iceberg lettuce (V)

 

Other Cool Canapé Items

peri peri chicken fillet on sweet corn & coriander fritters
Tasmanian smoked salmon roulade of French crepes, chervil cream farce
butternut pumpkin frittata, roasted red peppers, garlic aioli (V) (GF)
rare seared beef, ollo rosso cherry onion jam, Turkish bread with rocket
poached king prawns on skewers with sauce romesco & lime (GF)
grilled vegetable stack, Turkish bread, basil pesto & rocket leaves (V)
Spanish potato & sausage tortilla, paprika mayo (GF) (Can be V)
Vietnamese rice paper rolls, nam pla sauce (V) (GF)
Vietnamese duck & vegetable rice paper rolls, hoi sin sauce (GF)

 

Salad Selection

roasted root vegetables tossed with rocket & balsamic vinaigrette
roasted Moroccan pumpkin & chickpea salad, red peppers, mint, spinach & lemon
organic quinoa, red chard, roasted beetroot, shaved almonds & Yarra Valley Persian fetta
tomato, bocconcini, basil pesto cream, rocket & penne pasta salad
Thai vermicelli noodle salad of peppers, carrots and coriander, mint & lime dressing
going gourmet herbed green salad, selection of vinaigrettes

 

Hot Lunch

Hot Buffet Lunch

Slow Roasted Grass Fed Whole Scotch Fillet
A Selection of French seeded & Dijon mustards, chef’s chutney
Roasted Chicken Pieces
Rosemary, Thyme chicken gravy
Slow Roasted Lamb Legs Off the Bone
Baked lemons & oregano
Pork Roast with Crackle
Slow cooked Pork Legs with honey & thyme
Eggplant Parmiggiana (V)
Layered grilled eggplant, layered with pasta, tomato napoli & shredded basil, topped with Parmesan

 

Salad Selection

roasted root vegetables tossed with rocket & balsamic vinaigrette
roasted Moroccan pumpkin & chickpea salad, red peppers, mint, spinach & lemon
organic quinoa, red chard, roasted beetroot, shaved almonds & Yarra Valley Persian fetta
tomato, bocconcini, basil pesto cream, rocket & penne pasta salad
Thai vermicelli noodle salad of peppers, carrots and coriander, mint & lime dressing
going gourmet herbed green salad, selection of vinaigrettes

 

Canapés

Conference Canapés

 (inclusive of Chef & Wait Staff)

 

Cool Canapés

Peri Peri Chicken fillet on sweet corn & coriander fritters
Tasmanian Smoked Salmon Roulade of French Crepes, chervil cream farce
Butternut Pumpkin Frittata, roasted Red Peppers, Garlic Aioli (V) (GF)
Rare Seared Beef, Ollo Rosso Cherry onion jam, Turkish bread w rocket
Poached King Prawns on skewers w Sauce Romesco & Lime (GF)
Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls, Nam Pla sauce (V) (GF)
Poached prawn salsa, w chervil aioli on sweet buns

 

Hot Canapés

Arancini -Saffron & Parmesan (V)    -Beetroot & Dukkah Sea Salt (V)      -Pesto & Mozzarella (V)
Chicken Tenderloin Skewers, marinated in lime, chilli & Coriander (GF)
Salt n Pepper Crusted New Zealand Calamari, garlic aioli & fresh limes (GF)
Confit Duck & Apple Rolls, hoi sin dipping sauce
Batata Croquetas filled with Smoked Mahon Cheese (V)
Greek Lamb Kopftas, Tzatziki yoghurt & Lemon
Cypriot Haloumi Empanadas, Spanish Sauce Romesco, Rosemary shards (V)
Pulled Pork, toasted brioche, caramelised onions, Vietnamese coleslaw

 

Service & Additional Options

BAR STAFF HIRE: Our mature minded staffs are there to pour beer, serve wine, beverages throughout the event, and bus all glass-wear as well as general all-round assistance for smooth running of your event. The minimum hourly requirement is for Four hours.

APPROACH BARS: This is where bar staff are serving from a single bar station, whilst your guests approach the bar for drinks service. Glassware can be displayed, pre-poured or how you wish. Approach Bars are great to reduce staffing costs and equally elegant and effective.

TABLE SERVICE: Table service can be offered to your guests when staffing is of 1:30 ratio. We pride ourselves in being food and beverage professionals and take all the work out from family working on your wedding day or event.

GLASSWARE: Do you have enough glasses for your event? We stock a wide range of glasses with racks of 36 glasses per type.

STOCK LISTS: White or Red Wine Glasses can be used as multi-purpose option. Soft Drink & Beer Tumblers. Champagne Flutes. Stainless Steel Jugs

Snack Options

Breakfast & Morning Tea

Breakfast & Morning Tea Catering

Cereals

fruit & nut muesli cups, topped with yoghurt & berries
buffet of 3 Cereals, 2 milks of your choice

 

Fresh Fruits

fresh tropical fruit salad cups, honeyed yoghurt
tropical fruit platters oozing with freshness & with berry compote to dip
fresh whole pieces of Fruits, apples, bananas, citrus & stone fruits

 

Cool Vegetarian Options

savoury zucchini & corn muffins, whipped butter (V)
 pumpkin, zucchini & carrot mini muffins, super moist (V)
sweet corn & coriander fritters with avocado guacamole & lemon (V)
 butternut pumpkin frittata, roasted red peppers, garlic aioli (V) (GF)
pumpkin & cheddar mini scones, with 3 seeds & goodness (V)

 

Hot Eggs & Bacon Items

 egg & bacon filo’s, with fresh chives & tomato chutney
 mini egg & bacon rolls, with tomato, rocket lettuce & aioli
larger egg & bacon Turkish breads, chutney & aioli
mini kransky & sauerkraut, mustard & bun
egg omelettes with aioli, chutney on sourdough (V)
mushroom & omelette Turkish breads (V)

 

Sweets

freshly baked raspberry muffins, white chocolate
blueberry muffins, coconut & lime
carrot & walnut cakes, lemon cream cheese
tropical fruit platters oozing with freshness & with berry compote to dip
fruit muesli & nut slice, glazed & coconut rough
orange, almond friands, cream cheese
raspberry, almond & lime friands, vanilla cream
mini sticky dates, caramel & Iranian dates

 

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

Fruits

tropical fruit platters oozing with freshness & with berry compote to dip
fresh whole pieces of Fruits, apples, bananas, citrus & stone fruits

 

Sweets

freshly baked raspberry muffins, white chocolate
blueberry muffins, coconut & lime
shire scones, strawberry jam & double cream (can be GF)
petit citrus curd, lime shavings
doce de leite (caramel) & macadamia
white chocolate mousse with raspberries & coconut
Belgium chocolate brownie, drizzled with dark chocolate (GF)
mini sticky dates with doce de leite & Iranian dates (GF)
pistachio cream tartlet

 

Savoury

Bowls of Roasted Nuts
a trio of chunky-style dips, with semi dried tomatoes, olives, bread & lavosh
cheeses, Tasmanian trio platter, double brie, blue & cheddar, quince paste, honey & lavosh
antipasto of dips, grilled vegetables, cured hams, s.d tomatoes & olives, Turkish bread

 

Coffee & Tea

LAVAZZA Coffee & Tea Station

We use only the best coffee & a variety of herbal & English tea’s straight from the plunger pot.

We Supply in this package: Hot water urn, cups, saucers, teaspoons, ground coffee & teas, sugar & milks.

***A minimum of 35 cups is required to order this option for your event and in conjunction with your food or beverage package.

 

Beverages

Beverage Package 1

Beverage Package 1

 Beers (Choose Two)

Corona, MEX
Peroni, ITA
Cascade Light

 

WINES (Choose Three)

WHITE WINES
“Colours” White Sauvignon Blanc, Rutherglen, 2014
“1st Hill”, Chardonnay 2012
Colours Rose, Rutherglen, VIC 2014
Chirping Bird Moscato, Mornington Peninsula 2011
Redden Bridge Spkg Pinot Grigio, 2013

RED WINES
 “1st Hill”, Shiraz 2012
“1st Hill”, Cab Sav 2013
“Colours” Rutherglen Estate, Shiraz/Durif 2013
“Koch” Shiraz, Wrattonbully SA, 2013
Vinrock Terra Mia Shiraz, 2014

Inclusive of Softs – a selection of soft drinks, mineral waters & juice

 

Inclusions

Here at Going Gourmet we include bar staff and all glass hire in all our beverage packages.We also provide ice, ice tubs, bar utensils, jugs, water canisters, tables & coverings.
Our staff are there to make sure all your guests are well watered & to ensure smooth running of your chosen package. Our trained staff assists with running of your event & even clean as they go!
See our testimonials page for some great reviews

 

Beverage Package 2

Beverage Package 2

Beers  (Choose Two)

Hawkers Pale Ale, 5.2% Alc/Vol
Little Creatures, Aus
Asahi, JAP
Fat Yak, Aus
Cascade Light

 

WINES (Choose Four)

WHITE WINES
Clearwater, Sauvignon Blanc, N.Z, 2013
Lou Miranda, Chardonnay “Leone” 2012
D’Angelo Estates Moscato, 2014
D’Angelo Estate Sparkling Blanc De Noir NV, 2013
Louis Peridis French Sparkling – FRANCE, 2012
Lou Miranda, Sparkling Brut Prestige “Leone” NV S.A.

RED WINES
“Shades Of” Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula, 2013
Rutherglen Estates, Durif 2013
Rutherglen Estates, Tempranillo 2012
Rutherglen Estates Shiraz, 2012

Inclusive of Softs – a selection of soft drinks, mineral waters & juice

 

Inclusions

Here at Going Gourmet we include bar staff and all glass hire in all our beverage packages.We also provide ice, ice tubs, bar utensils, jugs, water canisters, tables & coverings.
Our staff are there to make sure all your guests are well watered & to ensure smooth running of your chosen package. Our trained staff assists with running of your event & even clean as they go!
See our testimonials page for some great reviews

 

BYO Beverages

BYO Beverages

Bringing your own beverages?             Need to Hire Glasses or Bar Staff?

Our current B.Y.O. beverage / liquor licence enables our clients to bring in your own beverages served under our consent. You can purchase all your favourite beverages and drop off at the venue before your wedding or event. We can include all your staff to serve your chosen beverages, glassware, ice, a single or multiple bar locations & all in a chosen service window.

All we need from you is a beverage list…..& we take care of the rest!