Buffet Dining

Rent a Chef Catering > Buffet Dining

Menu Selection

A perfect menu for an elegant setting,
such as a Wedding, Anniversaries, Formal Occasion or Birthdays,
with live carving of roast meats

Option One

One Carvery, one main, two sides, two salads and two desserts
$38.00 per person

Option Two

One Carvery, two mains, two sides, three salads and two desserts
$41.00 per person

Option Three

One Carvery, two mains, three sides, three salads and three desserts
$45.00 per person

Included in all options:

Baker’s baskets of gourmet breads with butter
High quality cutleries

Please note that the menu does not include:
Tea & Coffee, Buffet table’s and table cloth, please ensure these are provided


Roast Beef
Garlic & grain mustard Rubbed, with horseradish and gravy
New Zealand’s first-class Lamb leg
With thyme & garlic, Served with minted gravy

Roast Pork
with own crackling Applesauce and gravy

Roasted Scotch Fillet of Angus Beef,
Garlic Mustard Rubbed, with Horseradish and Beef Jus**

Honey Glazed Whole Leg of Ham, Carved off the Bone,
Served with seed grain mustard and gravy

Mains Courses

Honey-Mustard Chicken
Classic combination of honey and mustard smothered all over tender chicken and baked to a succulent perfection

Beef Stroganoff,
Strips of lean beef sautéed in paprika, onions, mushroom and creamy sauce

Salmon Medallions,
Dusted with Moroccan seasoning and served with lime & coriander salsa**

Chicken tandoori,
Tender chicken drums marinated and baked in tandoori spices

Butter Chicken,
Tender boneless chicken roasted and finished in a mild creamy tomato flavoured sauce

Seafood Mornay,
A selection of seafood poached in a creamy white wine sauce

Vegetarian Options

Mediterranean lasagne
Layers of grilled vegetables sandwiched between pasta sheets finished with a rich tomato and basil sauce, top with mozzarella (V)

Creamy Pasta Bake
Bite-sized pasta baked in a creamy mushroom sauce topped with cheese (V)

Greek Eggplant Moussaka
Layers of potato, eggplant and tomatoes sandwiched between rich tomato sauce and topped with feta cheese (V)

Pasta basil bake
Pasta baked in tomato creamy and basil pesto sauce, with Mediterranean vegetables (V)

Side Dishes

New Season potatoes
Tossed in garlic butter

O’Brien potatoes
Diced potatoes baked with bacon, bell peppers, red onions and cream,

Roast pumpkin
Pumpkin flavoured with nutmeg and sage and roasted till golden

Roast kumara
Sweet potato flavoured with lemon pepper seasoning and roasted till golden

Pilaf Rice with vegetables
Diced garden-fresh vegetable baked with rice and vegetable stock

Medley of seasonal vegetables
Fresh seasonal vegetables steaming hot liaison with butter

Broccoli and cauliflower Mornay
Lightly-steamed vegetables coated in a white Cheddar Mornay sauce and baked with a crusty topping

Minted peas
Flavoured with creamy mint sauce

Honey glazed carrots
Lightly-steamed baby carrots, then glazed in butter, orange juice and honey


Tossed Greens
Assorted garden greens topped with shredded vegetables and dressed with house dressing

Creamy Potato
Cubed potatoes tossed with bell peppers, spring onions and coated in a grain mustard dressing

Waldorf Salad
Fresh apples, celery, and walnuts, dressed in mayonnaise

Sundried tomato pesto and pasta
Al dente cooked pasta mixed with Mediterranean vegetables and coated with a rich tomato and pesto dressing

Indian Rice
Lightly curried rice with apple, onion, capsicum, raisins and parsley.

Egg and Celery
Creamy egg salad with celery, spring onions, bell peppers dressed in a light curry mayonnaise dressing

Greek Salad
Of tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, feta cheese, and Kalamata olives, dressed with olive oil and red wine vinaigrette

Tropical Pasta
Fruity, coconut flavoured pasta salad with Cucumber, peppers, raisins, and pine nuts


Mini Pavlova
Small decedent Pavlova served with raspberry coulis and Chantilly cream

Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake
Baileys infused flavouring swirled with chocolate sauce, on a crispy bottom

Triple Berry Cheesecake
Seasonal berries flavoured cheesecake on a crispy bottom

Tropical Fruit Salad
Fruits of the season, diced to bite-sized pieces immersed in orange juice syrup

Carrot Cake
Sweet and moist spice cake, full of carrots and toasted nuts, covered in cream cheese icing

Chocolate Mud Cake
Layers of dark chocolate ganache and chocolate fudge frosting

Apple and Berry Crumble
layers of juicy apples and berries are topped with a crisp crumble


Please note: All items marked with ** will incur additional charges. (V) means vegetarian dishes but may not be suitable for vegans.