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Cocktail party menu.

The following can be used as a guide:

1-2 hour function: 6 pieces per person
2-3 hour function: 8-10 pieces per person
3-4 hour function: 10-12 pieces per person
NB: If your function constitutes a meal for your guests, we recommend 10-12 canapé pieces per person.

The Classic Cocktail (minimum 12 people) 

This menu is suitable for a delivery only if preferred

Your Classic Cocktail Package

A combination of our classics
$12 per person, 6 pieces
$16 per person, 8 pieces

  • Our famous poached chicken & spring onion finger sandwich on multigrain
  • Baby spinach, cheddar and caramelised onion tartlet
  • A selection of nori sushi rolls including chicken, seafood and vegetarian with soy
  • Italian rolled meatballs with tomato & basil sugo
  • Vegetable spring rolls with sweet chilli (v)
  • Curried Indian samosa with spiced yoghurt (v)
  • Crispy skin Japanese prawn and vegetable gyoza, with ponzu dipping sauce
  • Home made mini sausage rolls
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Your Private Chef Signature Package (minimum 12 people) 

Note: a chef is required for this menu

Your Private Chef Signature Cocktail Party Package

A selection of our finest hot and cold canapés:

6 canapes per person - $19.90 (min 12 people)
9 canapes per person - $29.90 (min 12 people)
12 canapes per person - $39.90 (min 12 people)

Cold canapes

  • Poached chicken, chives & lemon mayonnaise sandwich cubes (GF)
  • Peking duck and vegetable rice paper rolls, chilli lime dipping sauce $3.90
  • Shitake and water chestnut rice paper rolls with chilli lime dipping sauce (v, df, gf) $3.90
  • Old fashioned coronation Chicken on petit bagel (df) $4
  • Smoked salmon petit bagel with, dill crème cheese & baby capers $4
  • Smoked chicken and pistachio tart with lemon mayonnaise $3.90
  • Nori sushi rolls with a mix of chicken, seafood and vegetarian options (2 per serve) (df) $3.80 
  • Our signature Nigiri sushi selection with wasabi, ginger and soy (df) $3.30
  • Tasmanian oyster on Chinese spoon with bloody Mary dressing (gf, df) $3.30 
  • Poached prawns marinated in sweet chilli & lime served on cucumber disk & micro herb (gf, df) $3.80
  • Sugar cured salmon tart with red radish, pickled beetroot jam, micro herbs(df) $4.40
  • Smoked salmon blinis, crème fraiche & dill $3.50
  • Blinis with red onion confit, crème fraiche & micro herbs (v) $3.40
  • Tomato & watermelon gazpacho shooter (gf, v, df) $3.50
  • Rare beef tartare en croute with truffled mayo and salsa Verde $3.70
  • Goats cheese mousse, red onion marmalade & walnut brittle tart (v) $3.50

Hot Canapes

  • Home made mini sausage rolls with relish(df) $2.80
  • Home-made quiche collection: Quiche Lorraine, smoked salmon & dill and our delicious spinach and goats cheese (minimum 6 per variety) $3.35
  • Peking duck spring rolls in hoisin sauce with our dipping sauce (df) $3.60
  • Crisp vegetable spring rolls with Vietnamese dipping sauce (v) (2 per serve) $2.50
  • Our gourmet pie selection – beef burgundy, chicken & leek, Moroccan lamb and vegetable korma wth relish (v) $3.60
  • Mini pizzetta selection of salami & olive and a antipasto, feta & pesto (v) $3.45
  • Panko crumbed chicken breast, chilli basil mayo dipping sauce $3.30
  • Thai marinated grilled chicken skewers with peanut sauce (gf) $3.40
  • Spiced Lamb kofta with cumin tzatziki (gf) $3.75
  • Slow cooked lamb ribs in Argentinean chimichurri $4.40
  • Steamed chicken and prawn Sui Mei, ponzu dipping sauce(df) $3.10
  • Mini crisp chicken burger on brioche bun, slaw, chipotle mayo $3.75
  • Mini beef burger on brioche bun with tasty cheese, baby spinach & house relish $3.75
  • Mini veggie burger on brioche bun with tandoori lentil burger, cheese, baby spinach & relish (v) $3.75
  • Mini Falafel slider (df) $3.75
  • Our spiced buffalo wings with blue cheese dipping sauce & celery sticks (gf, df )$3.30
  • Grilled skinless Croatian sausage in baby baguette with roasted eggplant, capsicum ajar relish(df) $3.75
  • Mini beef Wellingtons wrapped in flaky puff pastry $3.80
  • King prawn in hand spun potato threads with chilli lime dipping sauce $3.30
  • Prawn & crisp vegetable rice paper rolls w/ chilli & lime dipping sauce (gf, v) $3.90 
  • Salt and pepper whiting fillets, dill caper aioli $3.10
  • Panko crumbed scallops served with smoked chipotle dip$3.30
  • Prawn torpedo rolled in pastry with coriander & spring onion served with Asian dipping sauce $3.75
  • Spinach, ricotta and filo’s triangles (v)$3.60
  • Orange, thyme and fetta arancini (v) (GF) $3.10
  • Spanish Ham and cheese croquettes $3.40

Bowl food & taco $5.50 each per serve. Note: a chef is required for this menu

  • Salt & pepper whiting, fries served in bamboo boats with dill caper aioli
  • Malaysian beef curry on a bed of steamed rice 
  • Braised Italian chicken ragu with olives, mushroom & tomato served on potato gnocchi
  • Felafel with Middle eastern shaved cabbage salad with sumac, chilli tahini yoghurt (gf) (v) (df)
  • Soft shell taco with crisp chicken & spiced slaw
  • Soft shell taco with re-fried black beans, sour cream, charred corn with tomato salsa & chipotle slaw (v)

Vegan Canapés $16.60 per person (min 12)

  • Vegetable spring rolls with sweet chilli
  • Curry puffs with sweet chilli
  • Steamed vegetable dumplings with ponzu dipping sauce
  • Chickpea felafel with hummus
  • Sushi with soy, ginger and wasabi
  • Shitake and water chestnut rice paper rolls with chilli lime dipping sauce
  • Roasted vegetable finger sandwich with tapenade on multigrain

To finish off your function, try our mini dessert canapés

Dessert Canapés (min 12 pieces)

  • Orange and poppy seed mini cupcake (gf
  • Dark chocolate caramel tart
  • Lemon meringue mini tartlet
  • Salted caramel mini cheesecake
  • Our Rocky Road slice
  • Red velvet mini cupcake (gf)
  • Triple chocolate mini brownies 
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Staff or delivery?

A chef and waitress for the evening means you can sit back and relax while they worry about ensuring your food is assembled perfectly, served hot and presented beautifully. Our staff will serve both food and beverages and take care of all the washing and cleaning up.

Ask our office about the minimum dollar value that applies before you can hire staff. Please note that the Signature menu does require a chef.

The Classic menu can be delivered - cold and ready for you to reheat yourself – with all items prepped for when you are ready or Hot and ready to serve right away. Please note delivery fee applies and is based on your location.



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