Christmas Catering Gold Coast

Spring is here, days lengthen, weather warms and we turn our attention to the festive season. Time to think about having fun, about celebrating, about bringing the year to a finale with our favourtie people. We have the perfect menus for Christmas Catering on the Gold Coast, from a funky fancy spin on tradition- suitable for small to large dinner parties, to our homespun please a crowd Christmas Festive Celebration menu- great to share with friends and collegues…. or make your Christmas party unforgettable with our fun casual cocktail style spread and for the more DIY inclined you can select from our Christmas DIY menu-our chef’s do the work, you can pick up or we can drop off, all you need to do is heat and serve. Christmas catering on the Gold Coast delivered to perfection.

CHRISTMAS CATERING on the GOLD COAST PRE- CHRISTMAS FESTIVE CELEBRATION

GRAZING TABLE

Christmas Ploughman’s platter with maple, Guinness and apple glazed ham on the bone, cranberry sauce, swiss cheese, green oak lettuce, chutney, pickles, grapes, served with French bread.

OR

Country Charcuterie platter of cured meats, cheeses, dips, olives, crudité and pickles vegetables, served with toasts, crackers & ficelle

CANAPES

  • Vietnamese rice paper roll, nam jim dip

  • Baby bruschetta; boconccini, basil, roma tomato, extra virgin olive oil

  • Oysters au natural, finger lime pearls

  • Parmesan and chilli polenta soldiers, lemony aioli

  • Salt & Pepper calamari, chilli lemon soy dip

  • Thai fish cakes, ginger sesame glaze

  • Ginger and chilli caramelised pork belly, cauliflower cream, sage butter, on a ceramic spoon

  • Pork or vegetarian dumplings, plum sauce, on a ceramic spoon

SEATED MAINS feasting style; served with either little dinner rolls or pull-apart damper

Choose from

  • Baked gnocchi, lemon, garlic and herb cream, parmesan sourdough crust

  • Rustic roast vegetable tart, confit garlic, caramelized eschallot, rosemary, balsamic glaze

  • Fish pie; lightly smoked snapper, wilted lemon and garlic spinach, creamy mash catch of the day; fillets poached in white wine, lemon butter, capers and parsley

  • Roast bangalow pork, crackle, brown butter drizzle, apple sauce,

  • Maple, Guiness & pineapple glazed Christmas ham on the bone, served with Dijon mustard

  • Turkey breast, wild rice orange and cranberry stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce homestyle

  • Roast lemon and thyme chicken, inside out stuffing, chicken gravy

  • Roast leg of lamb, garlic & oregano, homemade mint sauce or Greek yoghurt dressing

  • Guiness beef stew with cheddar dumplings

  • Roast beef with rosemary and red wine, gravy and horseradish

CHRISTMAS CATERING on the GOLD COAST- SPECIAL PRIVATE DINNER MENU

LITTLE FOOD; served for 1 hour

  • Grilled Devils; Dates stuffed with goats cheese & almonds, wrapped in prosciuttio

  • Pork belly, cauliflower cream, quince and orange glaze, pear crisp, on a spoon

  • Lemon & fennel arancini, gorgonzola dip

  • Savoury mushroom custard, toasted seed bread soldiers

 

CHRISTMAS DINNER; Served progressively for 1.5 hours

As an amuse bouche when first seated…..

Baby baked camembert with nutty cranberry crumble- rosemary and sea salt oaten cookies

 

Followed by…

  • Hot baked 5 spice loaf, salty browned butter

  • Upside-down quince tart; rosewater, bay & pink peppercorn poached quince, spiced onion jam, mint, feta & maple walnut crumb, marscapone

  • Pink; baby beets, whitloof, sorrel, fennel, blood orange, hibiscus, purple basil, candied clementine, rosella & orange dressing

  • Kingfish; beetroot and pernod infusion, baked with dried fennel, pistachio and rye crumb, salted lemon sprinkle, white pepper

  • Gratin; celeriac, jerusalem artichoke, potato, parsnip, & fennel thins, sage & lemon cream, gruyere, savoury gingerbread & walnut crumbs

  • Savill Club Beef; 90 day aged eye fillet, stilton puds, port reduction, crispy fried  capers, cabernet salt

  • Dutch cream spuds roasted in duck fat, rosemary

  • Pancetta roasted brussel sprouts, winter leaves, chestnuts

DESSERT

  • Juniper, cherry, sea salt and dark chocolate panna cotta, rose fairy floss, side of mini mulled wine

LATE NIGHT SUPPER

  • Hot caramelised Sweet bangalow ham, maple & Guinness glaze, cloves, French bread, pineapple & chilli jam, mustards

 

CHRISTMAS CATERING on the GOLD COAST- COCKTAIL STYLE GROUP CELEBRATION

Grazing table followed by food station

GRAZING TABLE

  • Giant mezze of Middle eastern dips, cheeses, meats, crudité & olives served with breads and crackers

FOLLOWED BY…

The Mexican burrito bar:

  • Sizzling beef fajita or pulled mojo pork

  • Served in soft tacos with homemade refried beans, sour cream, salsa, Mexican slaw, jalapenos, jack cheese

  • Hot sauce on the side

  • Chilli lime corn cobs

  • Corn chips

 

CHRISTMAS CATERING on the GOLD COAST- CHRISTMAS MENU DIY

Planning a festive gathering? Enjoying some beautiful Byron down time? Don’t feel like cooking? Make life simple and delicious with our seasonal celebration menu.

Pick up from our kitchen or we can deliver to your door.

Available from November 1st to December 24th.

TO BEGIN…

Abundant grazing table of grilled prosciutto, salmon gravlax splashed in pernod, baked ricotta, Persian marinated fetta, warmed spiced olives, marinated baby vegetables, served with homemade lavosh and crackers, ficelle & toasts.

 

FEASTING served progressively

  • Bread rolls served with butter

  • Prawn cocktail salad- baby cos, avocado, thousand island sauce, caper-berry, salmon pearls

  • Wild rocket, witlof, fennel, pear & candied maple walnut salad, violas, white balsamic dressing

  • Sweet Bangalow Pork stuffed with pancetta, macadamia, preserved lemon, bacon & thyme, sage buerre noisette, crackle crumble

  • Panzanella salad of heirloom tomatoes, garlicky croutons, olives, Spanish onion, bocconcini, parsley & basil, capsicum, red wine vinaigrette

  • Rib eye rubbed in rosemary and pepper, cooked medium rare, bearnaise sauce, spiced onion jam

  • Summer greens - tossed with extra virgin olive oil, lemon

  • New season baby Dutch creams tossed with thyme, pink pepper, zest, a little butter

DESSERT

  • Mangomisu with brandied oranges

 

HAMS- priced individually according to size

Sweet Bangalow Ham cloved, on the bone, caramelized maple, orange & Guinness glaze- mustards, & relish

IMAGES The Loved Ones for The Beach People Staff Christmas Celebration 

 

Sarah DeNardi