Our Catering Menus

A selection of our suggested Catering Menus.

These menus are available as priced, or can be adjusted to suit your particular needs for your event.

Our prices include provision of crockery, cutlery, paper table napkins, and food waiting staff.

We also cater to those with dietary special needs with gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan choices available.

Prices are inclusive of GST.

Grape Escape Catering


CHRISTMAS 2017 MENU

CANAPES
Smoked fish and dill filo tartlet
Dutch beef bites with Dijon mustard
Savoury pastry tartlets with pesto, feta and capsicum

BUFFET MAIN COURSE
Ham off the bone with wholegrain mustard
Beef sirloin with béarnaise sauce
Baked fresh fish medallions with tropical fruit salsa
Vegetable medley
Caesar salad
Gourmet potatoes with truffle oil
Tossed Green Salad

DESSERT
Home-made individual pavlovas
With soft cream and seasonal berries
OR
Passionfruit cheesecake
With fruit couli and fruit garnish

This menu is priced at $49.50 per person
(minimum 30 pax)


FINGER FOOD Minimum order 30 people

  • Tempura Salt and Pepper Prawns – $4.00
  • Whitebait Fritters on Baguette with Caper Mayonnaise – $5.00
  • Hazelnut Profiteroles with Blue Cheese Filling – $2.50*
  • Smoked Salmon on Blini – $3.50
  • Assorted Sushi – $1.75*
  • Savoury Pastry Tartlet with Feta, Pesto and Peppers – $3.00*
  • Dutch Beef Bites with Dijon Mustard – $2.25
  • Devils on Horseback – $2.50
  • Miniature Corn Fritters with Avocado Mousse – $3.25*
  • Parmesan Cheese and Green Herb Mini Muffins – $3.00*
  • Prawn Twisters with Dipping Sauce – $2.00
  • Mini Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce – $4.00
  • Mini Spring Rolls and Samosas with Dipping Sauce – $1.50*
  • Portobello Mushroom Vol au Vent – $3.25*
  • Vegetarian Crostini – $2.50*
  • Peppered Mackerel on Pumpernickle Bread – $3.25
  • Platters of Crudites, Olives and Dips – $3.50
  • Smoked Fish Mousse in Filo Tartlets – $3.00

*Vegetarian options available
Delivery Charge may apply


BUFFET MENU ONE

PRE DINNER CANAPES
Tempura Salt & Pepper Prawns
Devils on Horseback
Assorted Sushi
Savoury Pastry Tartlet with Feta Pesto and Peppers
Mini Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

MAIN COURSE – Served Buffet Style
Beef Sirloin Served Medium Rare with Bearnaise Sauce
Chicken Breast Medallions with Grape & Basil Cream Sauce
Pan-Seared Salmon Medallions with Tropical Fruit and Chilli Salsa
Gourmet Potatoes
Vegetable Medley
Greek Salad
Tossed Green Salad

DESSERT (Interchangeable with other Dessert Options)
Bite Size Desserts on Tiered Cake Stands Incorporating:
Wedding Cake
Fruit and Cheese
Petit Fours

Price $63.00 per person including GST


BUFFET MENU TWO

NIBBLES
Dutch Beef Bites with Dijon Mustard
Devils on Horseback (Prunes Wrapped in Bacon)
Parmesan Cheese and Green Herb Mini Muffins filled with Brie
Smoked Salmon on Crostini
Corn Fritter with Avocado Mousse

MAIN BUFFET
Spring Lamb Racks With Roasted Root Vegetables and Mint Jus
Chicken Roulades with Truffle Oil Cream Sauce
Pan-Seared Fresh Fish with Salsa Rossa
Garden Green Salad
Caesar Salad – with Cos Lettuce, Free Range Egg, Bacon, Croutons and Parmesan Cheese
Buttered New Potatoes
Green Seasonal Vegetable Selection

DESSERT SERVED ALTERNATELY
Homemade Pavlova with soft cream and fresh fruit garnish
OR
Chocolate Orange Mousse Gateau With Crème Anglaise and Seasonal Berry Selection

Price $64.50 per person including GST


BUFFET MENU THREE

NIBBLES
Portobello Mushroom Vol au Vent
Salmon Gravlax on Blini
Salt & Pepper Tempura Prawn Cutlets
Dutch Beef Bites
Pesto Tartlet with Feta Cheese, Peppers & Tapenade

MAIN COURSE SERVED BUFFET STYLE
Glazed Ham on the Bone with Wholegrain Mustard
Leg of Lamb with Rosemary Sauce and Kumara Cakes
Whole Baked sides of Salmon with Green Herbs & Salsa Verde
Braised Mediterranean Vegetables with Aioli
Broccoli Florets with Orange & Almonds
Baby Spinach & Mesclun Salad
Buttered Potatoes

DESSERT
Fresh Fruit Tartlet with Crème Patissiere, Fresh Fruit, and Berry Sorbet
OR
Kahlua & Hazelnut Gateau with Fruit Coulis & Berries

Price $64.00 per person including GST


BANQUET MENU

NIBBLES
Platters of Crudites, Olives and Dips
Smoked Salmon on Crostini
Pulled Pork Croquettes
Salt & Pepper Tempura Prawn Cutlets with Dipping Sauce
Corn Fritters with Avocado Mousse
Vol au Vents with Mushroom, Hazelnut & Green Herb Filling

MAIN COURSE SERVED BANQUET STYLE
Lamb Rack with Green Herb & Parmesan Cheese Crust & Rosemary Jus – Served pink
Chicken Breast Medallions with Grape and Basil Cream Sauce
New Potatoes with Truffle Oil & Green Herbs
Platters of Mediterranean Vegetables with Pesto
Green Salad
Greek Salad
Fresh Beans Rolled in Pancetta

DESSERT
Passionfruit Cheesecake with Soft Cream & Fruit Garnish
OR
Chocolate Tart with Espresso Anglaise Sauce

Filter Coffee and Tea Selection

Price $65.00 per person including GST


PLATED MENU ONE

NIBBLES
Crumbed Button Mushrooms
Salmon Gravlax on Blini
Pork Croquette with Dijon Mustard
Vegetarian Crostini
Prunes Wrapped in Bacon

SELECTION OF BREADS with Local Olive Oil and Herb Butter

MAIN COURSE – SERVED ALTERNATELY
INDIVIDUAL BEEF WELLINGTONS –
Prime Beef Fillet served medium rare, wrapped in pastry with portobello & herb farce
with red wine jus, confit potatoes & vegetable garnish
OR
CATCH OF THE DAY –
Pan-seared Fresh Fish Fillet served on Julienne Vegetables with Lemon Beurre Blanc, Gourmet Potatoes, and slow-roasted Tomato

DESSERT
TRIO OF SWEET TREATS (Plated)
Blackcurrant and Crème de Cassis Mousse with Vanilla Sauce,
Double Chocolate Brownie,
and Lemon Meringue Tartlet with a Fruit Garnish

Price $73.00 per person including GST


PLATED MENU TWO

CANAPES
Smoked Fish Mousse and Dill Filo Tartlet
Nelson Scallops Wrapped in Bacon with Lemongrass and Chilli Sauce
Rare Beef on Garlic Bruschetta with Onion Jam
Salt and Pepper Prawn Cutlets
Beef Bitten Balls with Dijon Mustard

SELECTION OF BREADS with Local Olive Oil and Butter

MAIN COURSE – (ALTERNATE DROP OR PRE-ORDER)
FRENCH LAMB RACK
Served Pink with Green Herb and Parmesan Cheese Crust, Confit Potato,
Ratatouille Aioli and Jus
OR
BAKED SALMON FILLET
On Potato and Vegetable Cake, with Noilly Prat Veloute, Salsa Rossa, with a Vegetable Garnish

(Silent Vegetarian Available if Required)

DESSERT (ALTERNATE DROP)
Blackcurrant and Crème De Cassis Mousse Cake with Crème Anglaise and Soft Cream
OR
Passionfruit Tart with Lemon Curd and Soft Cream

Price $73.00 per person including GST


DESSERT SELECTION

  • Chocolate Orange Mousse Gateau
  • Kahlua & Hazelnut Gateau
  • Citrus Lemon Tart
  • Bitter Chocolate Tart
  • Passionfruit Tart
  • Pear & Almond Tart
  • Blackcurrant & Creme De Cassis Delight
  • Creme Brulee
  • Pecan Tart
  • Passionfruit Cheesecake
  • Baked Dark Chocolate Cheesecake
  • Chocolate Brownie
  • Mini Pavlovas with Seasonal Berries, Soft Cream and Berry Coulis
  • Baked Pecan Cheesecake with Butterscotch Sauce
  • Individual Fresh Fruit Tartlets
  • Lemon Cheesecake with Berry Swirl
  • Petit Four Selection
  • Apricot Polenta Cake (gluten free)
  • Chocolate Almond Cake (gluten free)

NOTE: All served with appropriate sauces, garnishes, fruits etc

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