Essential Catering & Events has an extensive range of corporate, office & event catering options to suit any event. Our menus offer flexible design, include a variety of fresh local produce, and range from casual buffets to elegant finger food and formal sit-down dinners. We can help you choose the perfect menu, ensuring that your corporate catering event is one that you and your guests will long remember.

From flawless execution to professional and engaging staff, Essential Catering & Events in Melbourne is a full service caterer, providing a distinctive experience for every event. Together, we will create a professional and memorable corporate or office catering Melbourne event for you and your guests.

Our service.

Working with essential is like working with a team of passionate foodies who are experts in catering and event organisation. We are down to earth and we genuinely care about creating a food and service experience that you and your corporate guests will love. With over 20 years’ experience in planning and executing events we’ve learnt the formula for success, and we’re here to make your next event a success too. We can offer fully staffed events, or just one or two to help on the bar, we are flexible in building the right package for your business.

event management.

We are not your average caterer. We care, and we understand the ins and outs of a flawlessly executed event. So, if you want to run a corporate event without the stress, our team has got your back. From flawless execution to professional and engaging staff, Essential Catering & Events in Melbourne is a full-service caterer, providing a distinctive experience for every event. Together, we will create a professional and memorable corporate or office catering Melbourne event for you and your guests.

Office catering delivered.

If you’re after food delivered for an office event such as a meeting, boardroom lunch, client breakfast, staff training day, or just to boost morale, we can prepare and deliver delicious options from our catering delivered menu.

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lets chat.

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What our customers say...

"I have engaged Sean and his team for catering on countless events at Swinburne for over three years. Their professionalism, creative flair, and can-do attitude is the reason I am a return customer. I highly recommend Essential Catering + Events"

Paul Lavey
Research Events Officer
Swinburne University of Technology

"I have engaged Sean and his team for catering on countless events at Swinburne for over three years. Their professionalism, creative flair, and can-do attitude is the reason I am a return customer. I highly recommend Essential Catering + Events"

Sheryn Bellsham
Swinburne University of Technology

"I have engaged Sean and his team for catering on countless events at Swinburne for over three years. Their professionalism, creative flair, and can-do attitude is the reason I am a return customer. I highly recommend Essential Catering + Events"

Paul Lavey
Research Events Officer
Swinburne University of Technology