The Finger Food Menu offers flexible options perfect for any occasion ranging from a formal affair or casual get together.

Pricing Structure & Options

Selection of 8 items – per person (2 hour service period) $31.00
Selection of 10 items – per person (2 hour service period) $37.00
Selection of 10 items – per person plus one substantial item (3 hour service period) $49.00

Cold Selection

  • Herb pikelets, blue cheese and pear (V)
  • Caramelised onion and Yarra Valley Persian fetta tartlets with thyme (V)
  • Buckwheat and nori pancake with smoked salmon, apple, radish, mirin and soy dressing (G)
  • Petit naan breads with mango, cashew and coriander salsa (V)
  • Sushi;
    • Vegetable (G, V)
    • Teriyaki chicken (G)
    • Avocado and seaweed salad (G, V)
  • Chicken Caesar tartlets
  • Bruschetta: tomato, basil, bocconcini, olive crumb (V)
  • Authentic Mexican tortilla;
    • Avocado, tomato and chilli (G, V)
    • Crab, lime and coriander salsa (G)
  • Rich tomato tartlet, capsicum & olives (V)
  • Prosciutto wrapped melon, balsamic glaze (G)
  • Parmesan shortbread, basil pesto (V)
  • Rare roast beef crostini, avacado creme

Hot Selection

  • Basil pesto arancini balls with aioli (V)
  • Sumac and pinenut lamb koftas with pomegranate and mint yoghurt (G)
  • House made prawn toast with wasabi mayo
  • Prawn twisters with wasabi and soy
  • Tandoori chicken skewers with a yoghurt riata (G)
  • House made pork fennel and caramelised onion sausage rolls
  • Gourmet local beef pies with tomato relish
  • Japanese vegetable pancakes with Yakiniku and kewpie (V)
  • Assorted Asian dumplings with dipping sauce
  • Yarra Valley venison sausage delice with olive tapenade (G)
  • The Essential Caterer fried chicken with chipotle mayonnaise
  • House made pizza;
    • Pork belly with local cider spiked BBQ sauce
    • Spiced pumpkin, goat cheese, sweet capsicum sauce (V)
    • Tomato, basil puree, bocconcini, caramelised onion (V)

Substantial items

Add a Substantial dish to your menu. $14.00 per person

  • Dishes are served in bowls or cones
  • Fish and chips: Flathead tails with chips, lemon wedge and aioli
  • Black sesame & wasabi crusted chicken with Asian coleslaw, coriander & soy (G)
  • Beef braise: Slow braised coconut, ginger, sweet potato mash (G)
  • Slow cooked barbequed pork sliders & apple slaw in brioche buns
  • Basil crusted salmon fillet, kipfler & avocado salad, crème fraiche dressing
  • Crumbed mushroom; charred vegetable salad with roasted capsicum mayonnaise (V)


  • Petite baked cheesecake, caramelized strawberries, mint syrup
  • Chocolate royale tartlets- choc shell, raspberry marshmallow, jam and chocolate ganache
  • Date and ginger petit pudding, salted caramel, oat crumb
  • Mini chocolate lamingtons, Turkish delight cream, rose petals
  • Citrus tarts, meringue brulee shards
  • Dark chocolate mousse cups (G)
  • Flourless orange and marmalade torte (G)


G = Gluten Free, V = Vegetarian

Pricing based on minimum numbers of 40 people, surcharges apply for smaller groups. Waiting staff, additional equipment fees & surcharges may apply, but vary depending upon locations & circumstances. Pricing effective to 31st December 2018 and subject to change without notice. All pricing will be confirmed upon confirmation of your event.