Packages

Available for 40+ people - all pries are per person and include GST
* service charge may apply for less than 40 people

The Classic package

Serviced $37.50

To start

  • Assorted club sandwiches
  • Mountain wraps filled with smoked chicken, salad and sun-dried tomato cream cheese
  • Smoked salmon and caper pinwheel sandwiches

Spit roasted mains

  • Roasted whole beef rump with American pepper and wholegrain mustard
  • Roasted pork with crackling and apple sauce
  • Manuka smoked ham with wholegrain mustard
  • Roast chicken with traditional seasoning

Gourmet salads

  • Mesclun salad (v)
  • Potato salad with sour cream & gherkins (v) (g)
  • Kumara and bacon salad
  • Pickled vegetable salad (v)
  • Couscous salad with lemon, almonds, olives and capsicum, and dried apricot (v)
  • Mediterranean pasta salad with olives, sun-dried tomatoes and peppers (v) 

Winter special (May - August)
Replace any salad for minted peas and carrots.

Festive dinner

Serviced $44.00

Spit roasted mains

  • Roast chicken with traditional seasoning
  • Roast whole beef rump with American pepper and wholegrain mustard
  • Manuka smoked ham with wholegrain mustard
  • Seafood platter of smoked salmon, marinated calamari, marinated mussels, mussels in the half shell, shrimp and surimi cocktail

Gourmet salads

  • Potato salad with sour cream & chives (v)
  • Kumara and bacon salad
  • Country style coleslaw (v)
  • Greek salad (v)
  • Broccoli, toasted almond and red pepper salad
  • Pickled vegetable salad (v)

Gourmet potatoes tossed in herb butter, our home made stuffing, fresh bread, gravy and condiments

Dessert

  • Pavlova with passionfruit couli
  • Fresh fruit salad
  • Our home made trifle
  • Christmas pudding and fresh custard

Free swap with Festive dinner
Replace Christmas pudding for black forest gateau

Celebration dinner

Serviced $66.50

To start (handed around to you and your guests up to 1 hour prior to dinner)

  • Mountain wraps filled with smoked chicken, salad and sun-dried tomato cream cheese
  • Triple cheese filo
  • Salami and blue cheese swirls
  • Beef and gherkin rolls
  • Gourmet club sandwiches
  • Pepperdews filled with feta and lemon

Spit roasted mains

  • Pork belly apricot and cashew stuffing
  • Boneless chicken rolled with mushrooms, and smokey bacon
  • Smoky whole porterhouse with our aioli
  • Manuka smoked ham with wholegrain mustard
  • New Zealand lamb (hogget) with herb seasoning and mint jelly

Select 8 salads or hot vegetables from the Connoisseurs Spit Roast selections.Served with gourmet potatoes tossed in herb butter, Fresh bread rolls and rich gravy

Dessert

  • Pavlova with passionfruit couli
  • Fresh fruit salad
  • Lemon meringue pie
  • Black forest gateaux

Served with filter coffee and a variety of teas

Wedding breakfast

Serviced $82.50

To start (handed around to you and your guests up to 3 hours prior to dinner)

  • Marinated Tuna with coconut cream, lime and chilli
  • Prawn skewers with thai style marinade
  • Pork skewers with ginger soy dip 
  • Pepperdews filled with feta and lemon 
  • Blini topped with pumpkin and feta cheese
  • Salami and blue cheese swirls

Main Course

  • Spit roasted New Zealand lamb with herb seasoning and mint jelly 
  • Spit roasted Pork belly with apricot and cashew nut stuffing 
  • Bbq'ed Salmon fillet with our own Kaikoura Spice 
  • Chicken breast fillets with Skippers Canyon seasoning (a mild Cajun) and chive creme fraiche. 

Select 8 salads or hot vegetables from the Connoisseurs Spit Roast selections. Served with gourmet potatoes tossed in herb butter a variety of fresh breads, rich gravy and our home made stuffing.

Sweets
Platters of individual sweet treats delivered to each table. Served with lightly whipped cream and chunky berry couli.
Each table of 8 would be served the chef's selection of the following:

  • Bitter chocolate creme brulee tart
  • Caramelised lime tart
  • Assorted French pastries
  • Chocolate truffle cake
  • Manuka honey and roasted pecan cheesecake
  • Citrus and almond cake with Zesti cream cheese icing (gluten free)

To finish

  • Filter coffee and a variety of premium teas
  • A variety of New Zealand cheeses, crackers and fresh grapes