$29.40 per person – 5 Selections – 6 canapes per person
$39.20 per person – 6 selections – 8 canapes per person
$49.00 per person – 8 selections – 10 canapes per person

COLD

Son-in-law quail egg, palm sugar & chilli caramel, crispy shallots
Sashimi tuna & soft herb rice paper roll with wasabi kewpie (gf)
Pickled beetroot & minted labne pita with crushed walnut & sumac (v)
Mini foie gras baguettes with sticky muscatels & baby cress
Seared wagyu on sushi rice with soy bean & sesame salad (gf)
Manchego custard tart with chervil & truffled asparagus (v)

HOT

Wakame crusted prawn tails with five spice salt & fresh lime (gf)
House made crumpets with seared salmon & sorrel cream (v)
Sticky thai duck sticks with lemongrass, turmeric & smashed peanut sauce (gf)
Steamed scallop & chive dumpling with XO sauce, black & white sesame
Pulled lamb, green olive & sherry empanada with mojo salsa
Squid ink rice cakes with calamari & red pepper rouille (gf)
Pancetta wrapped medjool dates with taleggio (gf)

MINI DISH

Master stock poached chicken buns, Vietnamese herb salad & coriander mayo $8.65 each Shaved asparagus, pecorino & melted onion pizza & frisse (v available)

BBQ CANAPES

Mt Leura lamb cutlets with roasted beetroot relish & cumin salt (gf) $9.00 each Little bratwurst chipolata hot dogs with dijon mustard & sweet onion jam $5.15 each

SWEET CANAPES

Morello cherry mousse, new season cherries, crystallised mint & chocolate (gf) $4.90 each
House made marshmallows: tonka bean, passionfruit & popping candy, sangria (gf) $4.90 each
Leatherwood honey panna cotta with pomegranate (gf) $4.90 each
Blood orange curd tart with raspberries & pistachio crumble $4.90 each
Rum & vanilla canelés with espresso cream and crushed hazelnuts $4.90 each
Our famous fudge brownie fingers with sweet spring strawberries $4.90 each
Macarons: earl grey, raspberry & chocolate, violet (gf) $4.90 each
Flourless orange syrup cakes, cream cheese frosting & toasted pepitas (gf) $4.70 each
Banana & date muffins $4.70 each
Strawberry & oat slice (gf) $5.20 per serve (2 per serve)
Lime yogurt syrup cake slice $5.20 per serve (2 per serve)


ARTISAN BREADS

A selection of house loaves, baguettes, little rolls & ficelle $2.20 pp
GF Bread & Crackers $3.00 pp

GRAZING BOARD

$175.00 up to 20 people for light nibbles
Piper street country pork terrine, istra salami, cornichons (gf)
King prawn & saffron escabenche (gf)
Provencal marinated olives in thyme &bay (gf)
Smoked tomato & oregano salsa (gf)
Grilled marinated zucchini with shaved percorino (gf)
Crispy baguette & carta da musica

VEGETARIAN GRAZING BOARD

$155.00 up to 20 people for light nibbles
For a vegetarian board, replace charcuterie & prawns with Mushroom & saffron escabeche (gf)

RECTANGULAR TART(v)

$100.00
Caramelised garlic, lemon thyme &goats cheese tart (v)

BEEF

$200.00 – 2.5 kilos
Char grilled beef loin, greens, mustard seek sauce (gf) sent either shaved or sliced

GLAZED HAM

$299.00 – 7kg on the bone
Apricot & cinnamon glazed ham on the bone, dijon, grainy mustard, tomato relish (gf)

SMOKED SALMON

$135.00 – 50 slices
Smoked salmon slices, micro cress, crème fraiche, roasted beetroot relish (gf)

LITTLE HERB BLINIS

$155.00 – 100 blinis

OYSTERS

$150.00 – 48 oysters
Freshly shucked oysters in their shell, ice, lemon wedges & mignonette (gf)

PRAWNS

$195.00 – 2 kilos
Freshly peeled tiger prawns with citrus mayo (gf)

FRUIT

Large – $90.00 – 15-20 people
Small – $60.00 – 10-15 people
Seasonal fruit platter, fresh mint (gf)

CHEESE PLATTER – SELECT TWO CHEESES

Large – $155.00 – 1 kilo cheese – 15-30 people
Small – $90.00 – 500 grams cheese – 10-15 people
Richmond brie (Tasmanian) or
Maffra cloth bound cheddar (Gippsland) or
Relatively blue (Tasmanian)
Quince paste
Seasonal grapes & roasted almonds
Crusty bread & lavosh chips


The following party food items are available for a more casual style event or where we many need to work with a specific budget.

$22.00 – 4 selections – 5 canapés per person
$26.40 – 5 selections – 6 canapés per person
$35.20 – 6 selections – 8 canapés per person
$39.60 – 7 selections – 9 canapés per person
$44.00 – 8 selections – 10 canapés per person

COLD

Tea sandwiches (select two fillings, 1.5 pieces per person)

  • Poached chicken, celery, lemon & basil mayonnaise
  • Leg ham, homemade branston pickle & cheddar
  • Egg, smoked paprika mayonnaise & spring onion (v)
  • Roma tomato, basil, grilled red onions & rocket (vegan)

Moroccan sweet potato & green olive tartlet (v)
Grilled cajun chili chicken & guacamole tostada (gf)
Smoked salmon & pickeled cucumber sushi with soy & wasabi (gf)
Vietnamese green papaya & herb salad rice paper wraps with palm sugar & ginger jam (gf) (v)
Seared bikini prawn cutlets with citrus & caper aioli (gf)

HOT

Parmesan & crushed fennel seed chicken goujon with citrus aioli
Thai style coriander & kaffir lime fish cakes, chili jam (gf)
Traditional sausage rolls with homemade tomato sauce
Potato, pea & spinach samosa with tamarind yoghurt (v)
Crispy Vietnamese spring rolls with black vinegar dressing (v)
Black angus beef three bite pie, tomato relish & fresh thyme
Little chipolatas with homemade tomato sauce (2 per person) (gf)
Silver dollar cheese burgers with tomato relish, pickle & aioli


DELIVERY

A $55.00 delivery fee is charged for all M.V. Melburnian deliveries.

MINIMUM NUMBERS

Please note that minimum numbers do apply and vary depending on whether the order is for a weekday event or a weekend event. For smaller groups, we suggest ordering from the grazing table menu along with a couple of canapés.

PRESENTATION

Serving platters and cocktail napkins are included at no additional charge.

All our pricing is inclusive of GST.

DIETARY REQUIREMENTS

We are happy to provide vegetarian, coeliac and other dietary requirements with a minimum of five working days’ notice. Please note that we are unable to guarantee that the menu items will be 100% free of all traces of nuts, dairy, gluten or other products (gf) gluten free items (v) vegetarian items

ORDERING

We require a minimum of three working days’ notice for final numbers. This will form the basis of our billing. We also understand that there are last minute changes and special requests. Our staff will endeavor to accommodate these.


Award winning caterer Ed Dixon Food Design has worked exclusively with the MV Melburnian over the past five years.  The Ed Dixon Food Design team live and love food.  Their passion for food is celebrated with the best, ethically sourced ingredients, seasonal menus and a simple and fresh food philosophy.