If you’re looking to create a casual, friendly atmosphere where your guests will feel comfortable, consider having a buffet style meal.

Buffets look both plentiful and decadent. With a buffet there are a variety of dishes, which means your guests can pick and choose what they like most. Allowing you to cater for vegetarians and people with other dietary requirements.

Buffets work well in a variety of settings including weddings, corporate and private functions.

Buffet Menus

Buffet Menu One

Minimum 20 People
Drop Off $31.00 per person
Serviced $39.00 per person

Buffet Includes:
• Selection of Fresh Baked Buttered Bread Rolls
• Hot Minted & Buttered Potatoes

Meats – choose two options (add additional meat for $6.00 per person)
• Seasoned roast chicken
Roast pork
• Mustard seed and black pepper rubbed rump
• Glazed ham
• Roast leg of lamb (add $3.00 per person)

Hot vegetables – choose one option (add additional vegetables for $3.00 per person)
• Garden fresh baby carrots
Broccoli with cheese sauce
Cauliflower with cheese sauce
• Mixed roast vegetables

Salads – choose two options (add additional salad for $3.00 per head)
• Fresh tomato, cucumber & red onion salad
Curried pasta salad with chargrilled vegetables
• Tossed gourmet green salad with pepper & balsamic dressing
• Sour cream and spring onion potato salad
• Classic creamy coleslaw
• Bombay rice salad

Additional dessert options
• Chocolate brownie with whipped cream ($4.00 per person)
• Kiwifruit pavlova with fresh fruit salad ($8.00 per person)
• Dessert platter: chocolate éclairs, petit pavlovas, mini lemon meringue & black forest rolls ($8.00 per person)

Buffet Menu Two

Minimum 20 People
Drop Off $49.00 per person
Serviced $56.00 per person

Buffet Includes:
• Selection of Fresh Baked Buttered Bread Rolls
Hot Minted, & Buttered Potatoes

Meats – choose three options (add additional meats for $6.00 per person)
• Seasoned Roast Chicken
• Roast Pork Loin
• Mustard Seed & Black Pepper
• Rubbed Sirloin
• Glazed Ham
• Roast Leg of Lamb (add $3.00 per person)

Hot Vegetables – choose one option (add additional vegetables for $3.00 per person)
• Honey Glazed Baby Carrots
• Garden Fresh Broccoli with Almond Butter
• Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce
• Mixed Roast Seasonal Vegetables
• Corn Cobs

Salads – choose three options (add additional salads for $3.00 per person)
• Fresh Tomato, Cucumber, & Red Onion Salad
Penne Pasta Salad with Sundried Tomatoes, Salami, and Feta
• Tossed Gourmet Green Salad with Pepper & Balsamic Dressing
• Roast Potato Salad with Rosemary, & Cherry Tomatoes
• Classic Creamy Coleslaw
• Bombay Rice Salad
• Greek Salad

Additional dessert option ($10.00 per person)
Choose four dessert platters
• Lemon Meringue Tartlets Chocolate Mousse Cup with Hazelnut
• Petite Kiwi Pavlova
• Mini Vanilla Custard & Fruit Tartlets
• Mini Custard Eclairs
• Profiterole with Kahlua Cream
• Mini Banoffee Pies
• Chocolate & Raspberry Tartlet
• Quantro & Chocolate Truffles with Candied Orange Zest
• Sticky Date Pudding Bites with Salted Caramel Drizzle
• Small Brandy Snap Baskets filled with Choc Moose
• Peach & Passion Cheesecake Bites
• Carrot Cake & Cream Cheese Cake Pops

Buffet Menus - The Catering Company Rotorua

Service Options

We provide different service options, your choice will depend on your budget and requirements.

Delivered & Fully Serviced

If you want everything taken care of, this will be your first pick. Let our helpful staff serve your guests and make sure the buffet runs smoothly.

  • Helpful staff to service the buffet
  • Formal crockery & cutlery
  • White linen table cloths for the buffet table only
  • Trestle tables for the buffet
  • Chafing dishes and serving utensils
  • High quality serviettes

Delivered Non-Serviced

If you want your buffet delivered fresh, hot and ready for your team to serve up, this option will be the way for you to go.

  • Delivered by our staff
  • We will lay out the buffet on a table provided by you
  • Food arrives in appropriate containers
  • High quality recyclable plates, cutlery and serviettes provided
  • You will provide all serving utensils, table and table cloth

All deliveries are made with our customised catering vans to keep your food piping hot, fresh and in great condition. Please note, delivery fees apply. To avoid delivery fees, all our menus are available on arrangement to be picked up from our kitchens.