Welcome


It is with pleasure that we present you with our catering options for your function. Spice of Life would be most delighted to host your next function either at our premises or at a venue of your choice.
We can cater for 30—50 guests for a sit-down dinner or 40—70 for a standing cocktail party at our cafe. At any other venue we can cater for up to 120 guests.
All food is prepared on the premises by our expert chefs who have de-signed a menu to delight all lovers of food. The menu can be tailored to suit any dietary requirements.
Please note that some of our menu items are seasonal and cannot be supplied all year round.
We will gladly help you select the most suitable arrangement for your event.
Please phone or e-mail us to discuss your requirements. We are flexible and are looking forward to make your occasion something special.

Best wishes

Heike Edrich
Function Co-ordinator

Download the FUNCTION PACKAGES PDF file (includes an order form)

FUNCTION PACKAGES
FUNCTIONS AT OUR PREMISES

Did you know the cafe is a wonderful place for private functions such as dinners, cocktail parties, lunches and group breakfasts?

Sit-Down Dinners
The minimum number for a sit-down dinner event is 30 guests with 50 guests being the maximum.

The cafe will be decked out with tables seating between 6 and 12 people. The tables will set up with glassware, cutlery and serviettes.

Cocktail Parties
The minimum number for a cocktail party is 40 guests with a maximum of 70 guests. The cafe will be set up with clusters of tables and chairs leaving the middle part of the cafe clear. Tables will be clothed. Beverage packages can be booked as well.

OFF-PREMISES CATERING

Our party service includes finger food
functions as well as various buffet
options at the venue of your choice.

Buffets
The minimum number for this service is 30
guests. One of our chefs will be in charge of
The buffet. Should you require us to serve
beverages you will have to book this service
separately.

Canapes
The minimum number for off-premise canapé
functions is 20 guests. We either drop off the
professionally decorated platters including
serviettes or alternatively can also supply
wait staff to serve and tidy up.


SIT-DOWN DINNER
Alternate Drop

Standard Package
2 course 35.0 pp
3 course 42.5 pp

Deluxe Package
2 course 39.5 pp
3 course 47.5 pp

BUFFET
Standard Package 29.5 pp
Deluxe Package 37.5 pp
Supreme Package 44.5 pp

COCKTAIL FUNCTIONS
incl waitstaff
5 Canapés pp 15.5 pp
7 Canapés pp 19.5 pp
10 Canapés pp 27.5 pp
12 Canapés pp 32.5 pp
15 Canapés pp 39.5 pp

BEVERAGE SERVICE
2 hour event 5.0 pp
3 hour event 7.0 pp
4 hour event 8.5 pp

Spice Catering
   

Sit-Down Dinner Menu Options

The menus are designed by our chef Cassie Lowden in conjunction with our experienced function team. All packages include tea and coffee. The various courses will be served as an alternate drop, so please select two items from each course.

Standard package

2 course 35.0 pp
3 course 42.5 pp

Entree

Garlic Bread
Pumpkin Soup
Tomato Red Pepper Soup
Leek & Potato Soup
Greek Salad
Chicken Camembert Tart
Souvlaki Lamb Tart
Asian Fish Cakes served on Thai Noodle Salad
Salt & Pepper Calamari with lime & chilli mayonnaise
Goats Cheese & Red Pepper Frittata

Main Course

Succulent Roast Pork with crackling and traditional baked vegetables
Marinated Pork Belly with steamed rice & wilted greens topped with plum sauce
Cajun Chicken Caesar Salad
Grilled Pearl Perch Fillets with herb butter and garden greens
Creamy Pesto Chicken Penne
Fettucine Matriciana with chorizo, garlic chilli herbs & roast capsicum topped with parmesan
Osso Bucco on a bed of garlic parsley mash

Dessert

Pavlova with fresh cream and seasonal fruits
Dutch Apple Cake & custard
Blueberry Crumble with va-nilla icecream
Bread & Butter Pudding with rhubarb & apple com-pote
Vanilla Pannecotta with poached rhubarb & raspberry compote
Flourless


Deluxe package

2 course 39.5 pp
3 course 47.5 pp

Entree

Antipasto Platter
Celeriac Soup with crostini
Tom Yum Soup
Thai Lentil Coconut Soup
Garlic Prawns in creamy white wine sauce w/ rice
Smoked Salmon & Horse-radish Cream Wonton Stack
Gorgonzola Stuffed Figs wrapped in prosciutto
Warm Kaffir-Lime Chicken Salad
Caramelized Leek & Goats Cheese Filo Tartlet
Witlof Pear & Gorgonzola Salad

Main Course

Veal Scallopini in a creamy field mushroom masala sauce with rosemary potatoes
Dukkah-crusted Atlantic Salmon fillet served with as-paragus spears and hollandaise sauce
Rib-eye Fillet on Parsnip Mash drizzled with red wine jus
Peking-Style Duck on a warm rice noodle salad
Seared Kangaroo on a bed of roast beetroot, almond & rocket salad
Souvlaki Lamb Kebabs on spiced couscous with beetroot hummus
Stuffed Chicken Breast wrapped in prosciutto on warm potato salad & salsa verde
Pot-Roasted Pork Loin in red wine and sage jus on a bed of parmesan polenta

Dessert

Creme Brulee
House-made Rum & Choco-late Icecream Cake
Chocolate Fudge Pudding with chocolate sauce & icecream
Monte Carlo Cheesecake topped with macerated straw-berries
Chocolate Mousse Cake
Spiced Poached Pears with white chocolate mousse
Tunesian Lemon Frangipane Samossas
Brandied Fig & Frangipane Tart with icecream

Buffet Menu Options

All our buffet menu options include: your chef, crockery and cutlery, clothed buffet table, paper napkins, required cooking & food service equipment

Option - 1 -

Freshly Baked Bread Rolls

Your choice of 3 Hot Dishes

Roast Pork with crackling
Rare Roast Beef
Marinated Chicken Pieces
Beef or Vegetarian Lasagne
Moussaka
Salmon & Dill Frittata
Goats Cheese & Red Pepper Fritt
Spinach & Fetta Frittata

Your choice of 3 sides

Creamy Potato Salad with fresh herbs
Mediterranean Pasta Salad
Roast Vegetable & Spinach Salad in Balsamic Vinaigrette
Home style Coleslaw
Pumpkin & Fetta Salad
Couscous Salad
Garden Salad

Your choice of 2 desserts


Pavlova with fresh cream and
seasonal fruits
Dutch Apple Cake & Custard
Fresh Fruit Platter
Carrot Cake

29.5 per person
Min. 30 guests

Option - 2 -

Freshly Baked Bread Rolls

Your choice of 2 Carvery Dishes


Rare Roast Beef
Oven-Baked Ham with a Brown Sugar and Apricot Glaze
Roast Leg of Pork with a Hint of cumin and Apple Sauce
Lemon Scented Rosemary and Garlic Leg of Lamb

Your choice of 2 Hot Dishes


Beef Stroganoff
Butter Chicken Curry
Thai Green Fish Curry
Satay Beef
Moroccan Lamb Tagine
Chicken & Camembert Pie
Spinach & Sun-dried Tomato Pie
Goats Cheese & Red Pepp Frittata
Creamy Salmon & Dill Fettuccine

Your choice of 3 sides

Jacket Baby Potatoes / Sour Cream
Steamed Jasmine Rice
Steamed Seasonal Vegetables
Mediterranean Roast Vegetables
Greek Salad
Pumpkin & Fetta Salad
Creamy Potato Salad with Seeded Mustard

Your choice of 2 desserts


Rhubarb Crumble
Vanilla Pannecotta
Apple Bread & Butter Pudding
Baked Cherry Cheesecake
Pavlova

37.5 per person
Min. 30 guests

Option - 3 -

Freshly Baked Bread Rolls

Your choice of 3 Hot Dishes

Chicken Breast in Port Wine &
Cranberry Sauce
Pork Medallions in Creamy Curry & Mushroom Sauce
Grain Fed Sirloin Slow Cooked with Red Wine, Sundried Tomato & Thyme Sauce
Slow Cooked Pork Loin with
Caramelized Apple
Herbed Roasted Rib Fillet in Port Jus

Your choice of 3 sides


Creamy Potato Bake
Steamed Jasmine Rice
Steamed Seasonal Vegetables
Mediterranean Roast Vegetables
Spinach, Cherry Tomato and Bean Sprout Salad in Lemon Myrtle
Vinaigrette
Green Bean & Mushroom Salad
Asian Vegetable & Rice Noodle Salad

Your choice of 3 desserts

Sticky Date Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce
Crème Caramel
Home-made Pecan Pie
Apple Chardonnay Tart with Cream
Individual Banoffee Tartlets
Pavlova with fresh cream and seasonal fruits

44.5 per person
Min 30 guests

Menu price includes first two hours of wait staff time from arrival, additional time is charged at $1.5 per head per hour

Canapé Packages min 25 guests

Our canapé platters are professionally presented by our chefs. All our packages include white cocktail serviettes, platters & garnish

 

Canape platters only

Platters incl waitstaff

5 Canapé items per person

12.5

15.0

7 Canapé items per person

17.5

20.5

10 Canapé items per person

24.5

28.5

12 Canapé items per person

29.5

33.5

15 Canapé items per person

37.5

42.5


Cold Options

Bush Spice Dukkah
served with lemon myrtle infused olive oil and Turkish bread
Sushi – assortment of teriyaki chicken, smoked salmon &
vegetarian (GF)
Rockmelon & Ham Cream Cheese Balls
coated in toasted sesame seed (GF)
Dill and Thyme Cream
piped on cucumber rounds – very refreshing (GF)
Cucumber Rounds
topped with roast pumpkin dip, prosciutto and goats cheese (GF)
Cucumber and Salmon Bites (GF)
Mini Corn Fritter
topped with guacamole & tomato salsa
Bruschetta topped with Smoked Chicken, Cam-embert and Cranberry Sauce
Goats Cheese, Rocket and Mushroom Bruschetta
Chive & Parmesan Scones
topped with fig paste, tomato chutney & ham
Fig & Cummin Scones
with wash-rind cheese
Roast Beef Crostini
topped with beetroot marmalade & horseradish cream
Smoked Trout Crostini
with Horseradish Cream
Smoked Salmon Pumpernickel
with chive, sour cream and capers
Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls
chicken or vegetarian- with chilli and lime sambal (GF)
Thai Beef Salad Cucumber Cups (GF)
Smoked Salmon & Avocado Blini
Lemon & Lime Ceviche snapper marinated in
lemon & lime juice delicious not “fishy” in taste – very popular (GF)
Pawpaw & Coriander Ceviche
topped with marinated chicken breast and avocado (GF)
Marinated Dutch Herring
on pumpernickel
Pate En Croute with homemade relish

*GF = Gluten-free

Hot Options

Mini Quiches
sundried tomato & spinach, red pepper and courgette,
bacon & spring onion or tuna & chive
Mini Filo Triangles
mushroom & parmesan or spinach & fetta)
Moroccan Lamb Filos
served with delicious dipping sauce
Tandoori Chicken Skewers
served with coriander lime yoghurt (GF)
Chicken Satays
served with peanut sauce (GF)
Spicy Meatballs
served with davidson plum chutney (GF)
Middle Eastern Lentil Patties
topped with lemon, lime and chilli mayo
Mini Asparagus & Cheese Vol-au-Vents
Mini Thai Fish Cakes (GF)
Mini Thai Chicken & Dukkah Cakes
Marinated Chicken Wings (GF)
Prune & Bacon Skewers (GF)
Ham Crescents
topped with caraway seeds
Dutch Veal Croquettes
served with Dijon Mustard
Indian Curry puffs
Thai Prawn Skewers (GF)
Prawn Twisters with homemade sweet chilli sauce
Moroccan Lamb & Babaganoush Tartlets
Indian Samoussas
served with Mild Mango Chutney
Spanish Chicken, Sherry & Olive Tartlets
Mushroom Ragout Tartlets
Middle Eastern Spice Pork
on Turkish bread with mint & basil yoghurt sauce
Gorgonzola, Pecan Nut & Red Onion
Pissaladiere

*GF = Gluten-free

Sweet Options

Mini Muffins (raspberry & white chocolate, blueberry
or double chocolate)
Rum Truffles
White Chocolate & Apricot Truffles
White and Dark Chocolate Fudge with Pistachio
Caramel Triangles
Passionfruit Cheesecake Triangles
Macadamia Toffee Tartlets
French Lemon Tartlets
Lemon Meringue Tartlets
Chocolate Tartlets
Cherry & Almond Tartlets
Apricot & Coconut Tartlets
Flourless Orange & Almond Tartlets

Mini Meals
to add to your fingerfood selection

Asian Noodle Salad with Smoked Salmon & Coriander
8.9
Thai Beef Salad
8.9
Pea & Ham Soup topped with Croutons 8.9
Spicy Pumpkin Soup topped with grissini sticks 8.9
Seafood Chowder 12.9
Moroccan Lamb Tagine with quinoa & Baby Spinach
9.9
Butter chicken with basmati rice & pappadam 8.9
Rogan Josh Curry with basmati rice & pappadam 9.9
Singapore Noodles with Chicken & Asian Vegetables
8.9
Satay Beef with rice
8.9
Mexican Chilli Beef with rice
9.9


Drink Packages — non-alcoholic

includes glassware, crockery, ice and all serving accessories

Bottomless Tea & Percolated Coffee Station

2.9 pp

Soft Drinks & Juice Station

4.9 pp

Non–alcoholic Sparkling Wine

5.9 pp

Fruit Punch

5.9 pp

Bar Service – No Beverages included

includes glassware ( wine, beer, champagne ), clothed bar table, chilling bins & ice,
all required bar accessories


  Behind the Bar
Staff Only
Behind Bar Staff
and Tray Service Staff

Up to 2 hours

5.0 per head

7.0 per head

Up to 3 hours

7.0 per head

9.0 per head

Up to 4 hours

8.5 per head

10.5 per head

Up to 5 hours

10.0 per head

12.0 per head

 

Cakeage

includes cake plate, cake fork & serviette $2.9 pp

Download the FUNCTION PACKAGES PDF file (includes an order form)