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Function Menu

VENUE HIRE

FUNCTIONS

Full Day – (8 hours) $600

Half Day – (4 hours) $450

All Venue Hire Includes:

• Exclusive use of entire venue
• Full set-up for function / event
• Outdoor furniture and seating on deck and outdoors
• Table settings and chairs
• Audio, PA systems, microphone
• Table cloths and napkins
• All cutlery, crockery, and glassware

• Fully licenced bar with BYO option
• Off-street parking
• Dance area
• Professional staffing
• Functions Manager as personal assistant
• Selection of in-house catering menus
**We cannot accept outside catering companies.

Great venue & wonderful staff who go out of their way to make everything perfect. – Nicola Mathews

Buffet Menu Options

(Min 20 guests)
At A’fare Conference and Functions Centre, our chefs pride themselves on showcasing their skills to their guests. Whether it’s for a small lunch function, or a large conference, we won’t compromise on quality.

Our chefs take great pleasure in being creative and producing amazing food that will appease and delight even the fussiest appetite.

We cook with love and present with pride for our guests to enjoy.

The LIGHT FUNCTION LUNCH at A’Fare

$18.50 per person

The ideal menu for functions. Our signature function selection gives freshness, variety and creativity in one easy to select menu.
Leave the difficult decisions to us and we will compile an array of the following:
• Platters of sandwiches, wraps and savouries – healthy, wholesome and satisfying.
A varying selection giving our specialty A’fare club sandwiches, wraps and the chefs’ choice of hot savouries from quiches, sausage rolls, arancini, skewers, chicken bites, filo parcels, pinwheel pastries and other seasonal delights
• Served with two of our freshest seasonal salads, Garden Salad and another, Chefs’ salad of the day.
• Dessert and fruit platter to finish.
• Tea and coffee

For a more substantial meal we offer our…

FUNCTION WORKS MENU

$28.00 per person.

Three of our finest succulent roasts, expertly carved and served with:
• Chefs’ choice of potato
• Three freshly prepared seasonal salads
• A selection of fresh bread rolls served with butter
• Chef’s gravy, dressings and condiments
• Dessert and fruit platter to finish
• Tea and coffee
(Please advise of dietary requirements so we can cater accordingly)

CLASSIC MENU

Two course $40pp Three course $50pp

Entrees – Select three
Chef’s choice of seasonal soup
Steamed mussels
Raw fish salad
Chicken skewers
Beef lollipops in a smokey barbeque sauce

Slow Roasted Meats – Select three, all served with homemade jus-

Mustard and herb crusted beef:
served with chutney and a creamy horseradish sauce
Farmhouse chicken:
served with sage and onion stuffing and a chunky cranberry sauce
Prime cut of pork:
served with crackling and cinnamon spiced apple sauce
Glazed and baked ham: thinly carved, with a pear and fig chutney
Boned and rolled lamb: scented with rosemary, garlic and thyme,
and served with mint jelly

Freshly Prepared Salads
Country coleslaw: our play on a kiwi favourite, a cabbage and carrot
based slaw with lots of seasonal extras, all tossed through chef’s choice of
dressing
Roasted carrot and kumara with a sesame vinaigrette
Seasonal garden salad: mixed leaves, carrot, capsicum, spring onion,
cucumber and tomato, tossed through a caramelised onion dressing

Accompaniments
A selection of fresh bread rolls served with butter
Herbed butter and fresh parsley tossed baby potatoes
Chef’s selection of dressings and condiments

Desserts – Select three

Fresh fruit salad
Self saucing
chocolate pudding

Trifle
Apple and blackberry crumble
Black forest brownie

Sticky date pudding
Pavlova with coulis and
Chantilly cream

PLATIUM MENU

Two course $40pp Three course $50pp

$65 per person
A very sociable sharing menu combining an array of traditional family favourites
with exciting contemporary tastes. Help yourselves from well stocked sharing
platters and bowls, all brought to the table. Above all, enjoy

Antipasto platters– an eclectic array of cold cuts, european charcuterie,
char-grilled and pickled vegetables, cheeses, chutneys, crudités and dips.
Served with selected breads, crackers and spreads

THE MAIN EVENT- wooden platters laden with your choice of expertly carved tender,
moist roasts. Served aside gourmet potatoes, roasted with whole garlic cloves,
rock salt and rosemary. Choose three from
Mustard and herb crusted beef:
served with yorkshire pud and creamy horseradish
Farmhouse chicken: served with sage and onion stuffing and
a chunky cranberry sauce
Prime cut of pork: served with crackling and cinnamon spiced apple sauce
Glazed baked ham: thinly carved, with a pear and fig chutney
Boned and rolled lamb: scented with rosemary, garlic and thyme,
and served with mint jelly

Choose two hot and two cold sides

Hot selection

Honey glazed carrots
Steamed broccoli
Ginger, honey and toasted sesame cabbage
Braised red cabbage

Selected seasonal roasted vegetables
Buttered brussel sprouts
Orange scented roast beetroot and kumara
Sweet chilli silverbeet and savoy

Cold selection

Seasonal garden salad: mixed leaves, carrot, capsicum, spring onion, cucumber and
tomato, all tossed through a caramelised onion dressing, and finished with feta and olives
Moroccan couscous salad with carrot, capsicum, apricot, and toasted almonds all
scented with heavenly Moroccan spices.
Roasted beetroot and orange salad with a light sesame dressing
Asian style slaw: thinly shredded with fresh fragrant herbs, shoots, lime and a touch of chilli

Dessert platters

A decadent selection of mini cakes and treats, carefully selected by the chef, from profiteroles, lemon meringue pie, black forest brownie, glazed fruit tartlets, mini pavlovas, bite sized baked donuts and lamington pyramids

Canapes Selection

(Minimum $100 total spend + delivery fee if offsite).
When selecting a finger food menu, first select how many items
per person you would like:
3 items $10 per person
4 items $12 per person
5 items $14 per person
6 items $16 per person
7 items $18 per person
If you would like to include tea, coffee and juice
with your selection this can be counted as one item.

Cold Selection
Caprese skewer with cherry tomato, mozzarella, and basil
Blinis topped with smoked salmon, cream cheese and dill
Petite sandwich of smoked chicken and mesclun with a pear and fig chutney
Savoury tartlet with pumpkin, chorizo and feta
Crab and capsicum salad on cassava chip
Cheesy polenta bites with bacon and mushroom

Vegetarian options
Sweet corn and coriander fritter with avocado salsa
Stuffed button mushrooms
Capsicum, haloumi and olive skewer
Avocado, sun dried tomato and basil bruschetta

Hot Selection

Piccolo potatoes wrapped in maple bacon
Pulled pork sliders with apple and ranch slaw
Potato and spinach fritter with whipped feta

Prawn twister with sweet chilli dip
Risotto cake with kale and chorizo
Prawn skewer with lemon pepper aioli

Mini pepperoni and gherkin pizzettes
Spanakopita filo cups

Desserts Selection

Caramel slice
Mini blueberry muffins
Moreish american brownie
Hummingbird cake
Red velvet cake

Mini chocolate eclairs
Chocolate eclairs
Lamingtons
Caramel slice
Lemon meringue tarts

Fudge Bites
Mini gourmet cheesecakes
Glazed fruit tartlets
Christmas mince pies
Vanilla and cinnamon
donut munchkins

Platters

Cheese Platter $9.50 pp
A selection of five New Zealand cheeses served with fruit, chutneys, relishes and crackers

Cold Meat Platter $8.50 pp
Chef’s selection of three cold meat cuts – chosen from beef, lamb, pork, ham, salami, and served with a selection of accompaniments, relishes, pickles and breads

Kia Moana – Seafood Supreme $12.50 pp
A fine arrangement of prawns, steamed and marinated mussels, salt and pepper squid, smoked fish fillets and a smoked salmon dip.
All served alongside an assortment of breads and crackers

Antipasto Platter $9.50 pp
A combination of cheeses, meats, salmon dip, marinated mushrooms,
sundried tomatoes, gherkins, olives, pickled onions, and char-grilled capsicum
served with dips, relishes, pickles, crackers, crostini and breads

Ham Platter $8.00 pp 
Honey glazed ham, off the bone, and served with relishes, pickles, mustard,
garden salad, rustic slaw and crusty bread selection

Fruit Platter $6.50 pp
Slices of local, seasonal and tropical fruits,
served with a passion fruit, coconut and yoghurt dip.

Mini Savouries Selection $7.50 pp
A variety of mini savouries and quiches
served with accompanying relishes and chutneys

Gourmet Sandwich Platter $7.50 pp
A generous selection of mini sandwiches and rolls, filled with roasted meats,
spreads and seasonal salads

Sweet Treat Platter $7.00 pp
Variety of Danish pastries, petite fours & fudge

Please advise us of any gluten, dairy, or any food allergies
so we can cater to all your guests needs.

BUFFET MENU OPTIONS

ADDITIONS & SUBSTITUTIONS

The following are menu items to consider if you wish to personalise your menu
by substituting, or adding to, any of the courses. They are priced on request,
so please feel free to enquire over their suitability for your guests.
We’re only too pleased to help.

ENTREES

SKEWERS

Marinated Greek lamb skewers, mint drizzle
Lemon and parsley prawn skewers with garlic butter
Chicken-satay, tandoori, chermoula (fresh herbs,
garlic, lemon, moroccan spices) teriyaki (honey, soy,
sesame)
Haloumi, capsicum, spiced aubergine

MUSSELS

Marinated and served with cream cheese wrapped
in bacon
Steamed with garlic, white wine, lemon and parsley
Steamed with sweet chili and coconut
Steamed with aromatic herbs, miso and ginger

FRESHLY BAKED PASTRY SELECTION

Mini quiche
Mini spanakopita filo cups
Chicken pinwheels- choose Italian, Moroccan
Mini puff pastry snails – a trio of pesto, tomato and
cheese, tapenade
Savoury choux profiteroles – choose smoked fish, triple
cheese, or avocado and prawn
Mini pie selection

BRUSCHETTA

Tomato, mozzarella and basil
Salami, feta and capers
Avocado, sun-dried tomato and basil
Salmon, cream cheese and dill

FROM THE FRYER

Fish bites
Crumbed camembert
Squid rings
Prawn twisties
Chicken nibbles

FRITTERS WITH SELECTION OF CHUTNEYS AND
SALSAS

Salmon, feta and avocado
Courgette, corn and red capsicum
Cajun quinoa and blackened banana
Edamame, chickpea, toasted sesame
Potato, spinach and cheddar
Roasted cauliflower, kale and blue cheese
Moroccan couscous, toasted almond and apricot
Chicken, red chilli and black bean

Main course alternatives

Beef cheeks – parsnip mash, bourbon jus
Lamb rump – stuffed with baby spinach, redcurrant jus
Lamb rack – parsley, mustard crust
Pulled pork – garlic and sour cream mash
Belly pork – caramelised apple, kumara and quinoa roessti
Chicken breast – stuffed with roast capsicum, salami and mozzarella

Venison – polenta, spiced cherry jus
Sirloin – caramelised shallots and thyme gravy
Salmon en croute – fish veloute
Aromatic duck- kumara hash cake, hoisin drizzle
Lamb shank – rustic gravy
Sticky ribs – smashed baby potatoes

Vegetarian alternatives

Portobello mushroom and tomato tower with pesto, red onion, roasted capsicum and haloumi
Potato gnocchi with burnt butter and sage
Buerre garde kumara, silverbeet and potato bake with gruyere cheese
Cannelloni with spinach and feta, tomato and basil concasse
Baked aubergine and haloumi sandwich with baby spinach, roast chickpeas, and black olive salad

Vegetable alternatives

Honey glazed carrots
Braised red cabbage
Selected seasonal roasted vegetables
Carrot and swede mash
Parsnip puree
Buttered brussel sprouts
Cauliflower gratin
Steamed broccoli
Ginger, honey, and toasted sesame cabbage
Sweet chilli silverbeet
Glazed baby vegetable selection – carrots, leeks, beetroot, swede
Orange scented roast beetroot and kumara

Salads

Tri-coloured spaghetti’d vegetables
in a creme fraiche dressing with chives
Asian style slaw with fresh herbs, lemon and chilli
Roasted beetroot, carrot and kumara
with a sesame vinaigrette
Greek salad
Tossed green salad with herbed croutons
Quinoa, baby spinach, red capsicum
Green bean, red onion and garlic
Chickpea, cherry tomato and feta

Carbohydrates

Roasted gourmet potatoes with rosemary and garlic
Double cheese potato bake
Homemade oven baked seasoned wedges
Baked potato with sour cream and chives
Buttered polenta
Mushroom and parmesan risotto
Black and white rice pilaf
Israeli couscous risotto

EXTRA DESSERTS

Mini Fruit Kebabs $4.00 per person

2 skewers per person mini kebabs with seasonal and tropical fruit
accompanied with yoghurt, coconut and passion fruit dipping sauce.

Petite Fours $350 per person

2 pieces per person, Leave it to the Chef to provide an assortment of sweet treats – surprise your guests

Sweet Treat Platter $7.00 per person

Variety of Danish pastries, petite fours and fudge.

Cheese, Crackers & Fruit & Platter $8.50 per person

A selection of cheeses, fresh fruit, fudge, served with crackers

Finger food desserts (Choice of four) $10.00 per person

• Chocolate eclairs
• Banoffee tartlets
• Lamingtons
• Chef’s choice of slice
• Lemon meringue tartlets
• Brownie
• Cookies and cream cheesecake slice
• Mini donut

Alternatively, TRY A ...

SpitRoast Menu

A more casual menu from our famous sister company, Spitroast.com, the original New Zealand spit roast company, is also a popular catering
option. Spitroast.com has catered for parties, functions, and wonderful weddings for over twenty years. If you choose Spitroast.com for your catering
feast, you’ll enjoy deliciously tasty spit roasts, BBQ extras, salads, finger foods and desserts all served by our professionally trained staff.
Spitroast.com is the spit roast meat expert. It provides a relaxed way to feed your crowd with a range of choice menu options from blacktie dining, to more informal BBQs or platters for conferences or corporate events.
Talk to our functions team to see if Spitroast.com would be a good option for your event.

They’ll be happy to help you choose from a range of excellent value luscious set menus. They can also assist you to organize a fabulous Spitroast. com menu around specific dietary requirements and arrange the ideal menu based on your
preferences.

Whichever menu you choose, you’ll have the confidence of working with a well-established and experienced company. The expert team at Spitroast.com really knows how to throw a party, or impress your guests.Visit us online and choose from our classic menus online or call us to see what else we can offer.
www.spitroast.com 0800 333 666.

DRINKS LIST

BUBBLY

$40 per bottle

BEERS

Steinlager $7
Heineken $7
Speights $7
Amstel Light $7
Corona $8

CIDER

Somersby $7

HOUSE SPIRITS

Single with mixer $6 – Double – $7

WINES

Our wine selection changes on a regular basis. Please enquire about current availability.
Priced from $6 per glass / $35 per bottle

NON-ALCOHOLIC

Extensive range of soft drinks
Non-alcoholic punch-bowl
– approx. 50 servings – $75

It’s easiest is to run a bar tab with an allocated budget. You can allocate $30 – $35 per person which allows each person 3-4 drinks.
*BYO is charged at $11.50 per person.