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Cocktail Canape Menu

The following can be used as a guide:

A snack: 6 pieces per person
A light meal: 8-9 pieces per person
A meal replacement: 9-12 pieces per person (plus add bowl food items for a hearty meal)

The COMBINATION Classic Cocktail - 6 pieces (min 12 guests) $16.80pp

Your Classic Cocktail Package

A hot/cold combination of our classics... The perfect menu for delivery. Staff are also available for larger events.

COLD
  • Our famous poached chicken & chive finger sandwich on multigrain
  • Honey, almond & goats cheese spread on crostini (v)
  • Smoked salmon and dill caper cream cheese cucumber bites (gf)

WARM
  • Italian rolled meatballs, Napoli sauce
  • Homemade mini sausage rolls, tomato sauce
  • Baby spinach, cheddar and caramelised onion tartlet (v)

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The COMBINATION Classic Cocktail - 8 pieces (min 12 guests) $22.40pp

Your Classic Cocktail Package

A hot/cold combination of our classic canapés. The perfect menu for delivery. Staff are also available for larger events.

COLD
  • Our famous poached chicken & chive finger sandwich on multigrain
  • Honey, almond & goats cheese spread on crostini (v)
  • Smoked salmon and dill caper cream cheese cucumber bites (gf)
  • Pressed egg, smoked paprika, relish & mixed leaf finger sandwich (v)
WARM
  • Italian rolled meatballs, Napoli sauce
  • Homemade mini sausage rolls, tomato sauce
  • Baby spinach, cheddar and caramelised onion tartlet (v)
  • Orange, thyme and fetta arancini (v,gf)

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The COLD Classic Cocktail Package - 6 pieces (min 12 guests) $16.80pp

Your Classic Cocktail Package

This menu is a gorgeous selection of cold classic canapés, available 7 days for pick up or delivery.

  • Hummus & caramelised onion crostini (v)
  • A selection of Nori sushi rolls including chicken, seafood and vegetarian with soy
  • Pressed egg, smoked paprika, relish & mixed leaf finger sandwich (v)
  • Bamboo skewered rockmelon cubes wrapped in Spanish prosciutto
  • Honey, almond & goats cheese spread on crostini (v)
  • Cherry tomato, fetta & olive, balsamic glaze (v,gf)

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The COLD Classic Cocktail Package - 8 pieces (min 12 guests) $22.40pp

Your Classic Cocktail Package

This menu is a gorgeous selection of cold classic canapés, available 7 days for pick up or delivery.

  • Hummus & caramelised onion crostini (v)
  • A selection of Nori sushi rolls including chicken, seafood and vegetarian with soy
  • Pressed egg, smoked paprika, relish & mixed leaf finger sandwich (v)
  • Bamboo skewered rockmelon cubes wrapped in Spanish prosciutto
  • Honey, almond & goats cheese spread on crostini (v)
  • Cherry tomato, fetta & olive, balsamic glaze (v,gf)
  • Smoked salmon and dill caper cream cheese cucumber bites
  • Our famous poached chicken & chive finger sandwich on multigrain

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Your Private Chef Signature Package

A SELECTION OF OUR FINEST PREMIUM HOT AND COLD SIGNATURE CANAPÉS

This menu is now available for delivery. Or add staff to your package if you are having a large event.

6 Canapés

Your Classic Cocktail Package

$22.50 per person
Pick 3 Hot & 3 Cold
(Snack/in-between meals)
Minimum 12 guests

9 Canapés

Your Classic Cocktail Package

$33.75 per person
Pick 4 Hot & 5 Cold
(light meal replacement)
Minimum 12 guests

12 Canapés

Your Classic Cocktail Package

$44.50 per person
Pick 6 Hot & 6 Cold
(full meal replacement)
Minimum 12 guests

Cold Canapé selection

VEGETARIAN
  • Shitake and water chestnut rice paper rolls with Nuoc Cham dipping sauce (v) (df) (gf)
  • Goats cheese mousse, beetroot relish & walnut brittle tart (v) * contains nuts
  • Blinis with red onion confit, crème fraîche & chives (v)
  • Croute with gorgonzola and spiced pear (v)
  • Spiced avocado salsa in a cucumber cup and micro herbs (v) (gf) (df) (vegan)
  • Pressed egg, mayonnaise, relish, mixed leaf finger sandwich (v)
MEAT & SEAFOOD
  • Poached chicken, chives & lemon mayonnaise sandwich fingers
  • Poached coconut chicken rice paper roll with Nouc Cham dipping sauce (gf) (nf)
  • Prawn & crisp vegetable rice paper rolls with chilli & lime dipping sauce (gf)
  • Nori sushi rolls with a mix of chicken, seafood and vegetarian options, soy sauce (2 per serve) (df) (gf)
  • Vietnamese pulled poached chicken with pickles carrot, coriander and sriracha aioli on a mini brioche roll
  • Smoked chicken, crushed pistachio, lemon mayo in short crust tartlet shells
  • Rare beef tartare salsa Verde, truffled mayo and en crostini (df)
  • Fig and onion jam with shaved prosciutto and brie, roasted garlic crostini
  • Crab in lime, chill & herb kewpie mayo on sweet corn & jalapeño fritter
  • Peking duck pancake rolls marinated in hoisin, Nouc Cham dipping sauce (df)
  • Old fashioned coronation chicken on petit bagel (df)
  • Minced prawn, coriander, ground peanuts, kaffir lime leaf in cucumber cup w/ Nouc Cham sauce (gf, df)
  • Citrus salmon avocado ceviche on corn tortilla and topped with caviar (gf) (df)
  • Mini charcoal slider w smoked salmon, dill & cream cheese
  • Blinis with smoked salmon, dill caper cream cheese and micro herbs

Hot Canapé selection

VEGETARIAN
  • Spinach, ricotta and filo triangle (v)
  • Mini brioche slider with felafel, roasted pepper, spinach and Dukkha hummus (v, df)
  • Orange, thyme and fetta arancini (v, gf)
  • Crumbed artichoke hearts with truffle aioli (v, nf)
  • Mac & cheese croquettes (v)
  • Shitake mushroom and leek spring roll, Nuoc Cham sauce (v)
  • Crisped edamame wontons with ponzu sauce (v)
  • Poached Spinach and tofu dumplings, chives, with ponzu sauce. Served in Chinese spoon (v)
  • Baked red bean and fennel empanadas with a smoked paprika aioli (v)
MEAT & SEAFOOD
  • Homemade mini sausage rolls with relish (nf)
  • Homemade quiche collection: quiche lorraine | smoked salmon & dill | spinach & goat’s cheese (v)
  • Our gourmet pie selection – beef burgundy | chicken & leek | Moroccan lamb | vegetable korma (v) All served with relish
  • Teriyaki Waguy beef party pie with relish
  • Indian butter chicken party pie with relish
  • Spiced Thai chicken party pie with relish
  • Mini pizzetta of mushroom, truffle and bocconcini (v) OR Salami and chopped antipasto veg and bocconcini
  • Mini beef wellingtons wrapped in flaky puff pastry
  • Mini crisp chicken burger on brioche bun with chipotle mayo slaw
  • Mini brioche slider bun with pulled beef brisket cola bbq sauce & spiced slaw
  • Yakitori chicken skewer with kewpie mayo (gf)
  • Thai green, coconut, lime & chilli chicken tenderloin skewer with Nouc Cham sauce (gf)
  • Thai marinated chicken tenderloin skewers with peanut satay dipping sauce (gf, df) *contains nuts
  • Spiced lamb kofta with cumin tzatziki (gf)
  • Slow cooked lamb ribs in Argentinean Chimichurri (gf)
  • Our spiced buffalo wings with blue cheese dipping sauce & celery sticks (gf)
  • Peking duck spring rolls with Nouc Cham dipping sauce (df)
  • Steamed chicken and water chestnut sui mei, ponzu dipping sauce (df)
  • Croatian Cevapi, grilled skinless sausage in baby brioche bun with ajvar relish
  • Steamed prawn wrapped in rice paper served in banana leaf, ponzu sauce
  • Prawn torpedo rolled in pastry with coriander & spring onion, served with Asian dipping sauce (gf, df)
  • Karaage chicken – fried Japanese sake marinated chicken bits, miso aioli (gf)
  • Chilli beef empanadas with a smoked tomato dipping sauce
  • Chicken strips w honey mustard mayo

Add Grazing Bowls & Tacos to your menu (min 12 guests) $6.60 each

Your Classic Cocktail Package
  • Malaysian beef curry and steamed rice, roti (df)
  • Salt & pepper squid with chips served in a bowl with citrus aioli
  • Braised Italian chicken ragu tossed with penne pasta (df)
  • Asian warm chicken salad, pickled cucumber, coriander, mixed leaves, wasabi peas & Nouc Cham (gf) (df)
  • Italian slowly braised meatballs with a rich house made tomato sauce & grated reggino (3)
  • Mini hoki fish burger in a brioche bun, crispy lettuce & house made tartare sauce
  • Tacos with black beans, brown rice, salsa & jalapeño (vegan) (gf) (v)
  • Tacos with pulled beef, shredded cheddar, jalapeños, smokey salsa
  • Tacos with panko chicken, spiced slaw, salsa and cheese
  • Felafel with middle eastern shaved cabbage salad with sumac, chilli, tahini yoghurt (v) (gf)
  • Karaage chicken – fried Japanese sake marinated chicken bits, miso aioli (gf) and Vietnamese slaw
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BBQ Canapes - Canapes on the Grill 

6 pieces (min 12 guests) $28.50 per person

8 pieces (min 12 guests) $38.00 per person

10 pieces (min 12 guests) $47.50 per person


Your Classic Cocktail Package

Canapes on the Grill is the best of both worlds -  roving BBQ items perfect for your stand up event and served to your guests by your wait staff.


Make your selection:

  • Thai green, coconut, lime, chilli chicken tenderloin skewer. (gf)
  • Yakitori chicken tenderloin skewer with kewpie mayo (gf, df, nf,)
  • Thai marinated beef skewer with satay peanut sauce (gf, df) contains nuts
  • Slow cooked lamb ribs served with Argentinean chimichurri (gf,df)
  • Grilled skinless Croatian beef sausage, baby brioche bun, ajvar relish
  • Teriyaki salmon skewer (gf, df)
  • Mini brioche slider with felafel, roasted peppers, spinach & dukkha hummus (v)
  • Pork belly bites marinated in chilli, fennel and sea salt served with pear puree (gf)
  • Teriyaki tofu and vegetable skewer. (v, gf)
  • Charred Mexican mini corn on the cob marinated w chipotle chilli dust. Served with a smoked paprika & lime aioli (v, gf)
  • Mini slider bun with pulled beef brisket cola bbq sauce & spiced slaw.
  • Salads in bamboo boats to cleanse the palate – 1 salad per selection
    • European chat potato salad.
    • Greek salad.
    • Gourmet slaw.
    • Moroccan chickpea salad.
    • Mediterranean cous cous salad.
    • Asian poached chicken salad.
    • Asian beef salad.

Able to be delivered. Or add staff if you are having a large event.


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ADD Vegan Canapés (egg & dairy free) 8 pieces per person (min 12 guests) $23.50pp

Your Classic Cocktail Package

Delicious vegan canape collection, designed as an easy add on to your event to take care of your vegan friends. 

Or have this platter as a delivery only option.

  • Curry puffs with sweet chilli (vegan)
  • Chickpea falafel with Dukkha hummus (vegan, gf)
  • Sushi with soy, ginger and wasabi (vegan, gf)
  • Shitake and water chestnut rice paper rolls with chilli lime dipping sauce (vegan, gf)
  • Roasted vegetable finger sandwich, relish (vegan)
  • Shitake mushroom & leek spring roll, (vegan)
  • Spiced avocado salsa in a cucumber cup & micro herbs (v, gf, df, vegan)
  • Tomato bruschetta on croute

DESSERT CANAPES - ADDITIONAL MENU CONSIDERATION $3.5 each
  • 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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Add Staff or choose a delivery only?

Add a chef and waitress for the evening so 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. 

Canapes can be delivered too! They either come 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 (time and distance may restrictions apply for a hot delivery. Please note delivery fee applies and is based on your location. Please give our friendly event consultants a call to discuss on 9018 9321.


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