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Functions Package Dorset Gardens Hotel is the perfect venue, offering personalized style and excellence for your next function. Our recently refurbished function room provides the ideal location for an exclusive event of any size accommodating up to 500 guests. Dorset Gardens Hotel offers an array of function areas that will accommodate your specific event requirements. We can help to personalize any of your special occasions whether they are weddings, birthdays, engagements, conferences, exhibitions, cocktail parties or corporate entertainment. Dorset Gardens innovative design of fusing elegance & style offers versatile spaces to suit any room layout and dĂŠcor. This means the spaces may be customised to suit your needs - rather than you changing your creative plans to suit an inflexible room. When planning a function, it is reassuring to know that the venue you choose is adaptable to your needs. This flexibility makes the Dorset Gardens the number one choice to suit any budget. You can be guaranteed that every function at Dorset Gardens is treated to our beautifully prepared fresh cuisine, a selection of wines, great local wines and beers and a funky cocktail list that boasts the best choices in Dandenong Ranges, all served by our professional and friendly staff. We recommend that you view your chosen function room prior to your event. Should you wish to do so please arrange an appointment time with our Function Coordinator or the Management team to view the rooms on 03 9725 6211. We look forward to making your special event day a very memorable occasion in the magnificent surroundings of Dorset Gardens Hotel.

Function Areas and Capacity Room

Room Hire Day $150.00 $330.00 $330.00 On application $600.00

The Lantern The Elm The Samara Elm/Samara Gazebo & Courtyard

Room Hire Night


Sit down/Buffet

$150.00 $660.00 $660.00 $1200.00 $600.00

50-120 50-250 50-250 250-500 150

30-80 50-150 50-150 150-350 N/A

Please note: a surcharge is applicable for functions with fewer than 50 guests. Additional $150.00 will apply for Security hire for all functions/guard

The Room Hire Fees include • • • • •

5 hour duration of function Setting of the room to your specifications Coloured serviettes of your choice Bar and Floor staff Pack down and Cleaning of room

The Lantern is located adjacent to the Dorset Gardens Bistro and is a semi private room. Capacity: 120 cocktail 80 sit-down dinner The Lantern Room also gives you the flexibility of ordering form our Bistro Menu, please ask your Functions Manager for menu options.

The Elm offers a contemporary relaxed feel with its own private bar ideal for luncheon/Presentations Nights and Seminars. Capacity: 250 cocktail 150 sit-down dinner The Samara with its own private courtyard and Gazebo is truly amazing; guests can enjoy intimate or large functions in style. With its own private bar, dance floor and modern amenities this room is sure to make any event special. Catering for both cocktail and sit-down functions. Capacity: 250 cocktail 150 sit-down dinner Gazebo and Courtyard Intimate cocktail receptions may be held in this immaculately kept courtyard and the Gazebo which provides a modern, yet classic venue option. The fairy lit Gazebo at night provides a beautiful backdrop for any event. Courtyard gives guests will the option to enjoy the warm Australian weather along with a nice cool beverage Capacity: 150 cocktail

CATERING Dorset Gardens offers a range of options for your function food. You are able to choose from our platter selection (for cocktail style functions), International buffet or our sit down menu options (for a lunch or dinner function). Should you have any concerns with dietary requirements, please contact us for alternative menus. Dorset Gardens operates under a food safety program and in the interests of patron safety all food must be consumed on premise; we do not allow food to be taken from the venue. PLATTERS Any function where alcohol is served requires the purchase of food to align with the Responsible Service of Alcohol practices of the venue hence we require that for every 20 guests invited 1 platter of food must be ordered.

GOURMET PARTY MIX (50pieces) $150 Rice paper rolls Assorted California rolls Oyster spoons with shallots and chardonnay dressing Caesar salad on croutons Tomato Bruschetta King Pawn salad

Cocktail sandwich platter (100piece) $150 Antipasto platter $175 Selection of smoked salmon, cold meats, char grilled vegetables, homemade delicious dips/marinated feta/grilled breads Fresh fruit platter $150 Selection of fresh seasonal fruits and berries

CHEFS PARTY MIX (80 pieces) $180 Sweet chili chicken Vegetarian dim sim Prawn curry puff Handmade mini dim sims Tempura prawns Satay chicken skewers Batter fried calamari Assorted gourmet pies

King island cheese platter $200 Selection of king island cheese, fresh fruits and berries, mixture of nuts, crackers and quince paste

For something a bit extra….Substantials (min 50 pieces each) COCKTAIL PARTY MIX (80 pieces) Spring rolls Samosa Chicken breast nuggets Cocktail sausages Party pies Sausage rolls Sea food wontons

$150 • • • •

Tempura fish and beer battered chips with tarter served in a cone @ $5.50e Mini Beef burger with fresh lettuce and tomato @ $6.00e Thai style beef salad served in a noodle box @ $5.50e Chilli salt calamari with lemon, caper aioli and chips served in a noodle box @ $5.50e

SIT DOWN MENU OPTION Two course menu Three course menu Two course classic 50/50 Three course club package Three course classic 50/50

$31.90 $37.90 $38.50 $41.50 (set entrée, alternate main & set dessert) $48.50 ENTREE

Char grilled sourdough bread marinated tomato, basil, olive, Spanish onions, Persian feta, balsamic jus and olive oil

Tender chicken sautéed with onion, garlic, fresh herbs, white wine, cream and soft cream cheese. Served on puff pastry voulivant and salad Fresh stuffed ravioli sautéed in extra virgin olive oil. Served on ragout of red onions, tomato concasse, basil, fresh garlic and shaved parmesan

Salad of king Prawns, orange, baby fennel, black sesame seed, rocket and lemon mayonnaise Harrisa floured spiced calamari on char grilled bread served with rocket, tomato, pickled red onion, crumble feta and lemon caper dressing MAIN Roasted chicken breast stuffed with pancetta, fresh herbs, mozzarella, pine nuts lemon and bread crumbs with salad of roasted vegetables, baby herbs and lemon, sun dried paprika butter cream sauce

House made cannelloni with Ricotta, roasted pumpkin, pine nuts and spinach with roasted roma tomato, lemon cream and rocket, parmesan salad

Slow roasted lamb rump with soft herbs mash potato, broccolini and tomato, mint, olives, red wine sauce

Moroccan lamb shank slowly braised with Moroccan spices, red wine and tomato. Served on creamy mash potato and sautéed greens

Salmon fillet with mash potato, sautéed broccolini and chardonnay wine vinegar and garlic butter cream and salad OR Salad of rocket, tomato, red onion and pickled fennel Braised beef fillet with roasted vegetables, new potatoes and cabernet jus

Pan-fried chicken breast fillet with seeded mustard, pan fired pancetta, caper and mushrooms. Finished with cream, butter and white Yearling beef served on a soft herb mash potato and sautéed greens

DESSERT Sticky date pudding Served with ice cream and caramel fudge sauce

White chocolate, vanilla bean panna cotta With berry compote and crispy biscotti

Fresh fruit salad With cream or ice cream

Lightly caramelized passion fruit cream tartlet Home made tiramisu

BUFFET MENU OPTIONS Dorset International Buffet Minimum of 50 adults

$41.00 per person

MAINS Select four of the following:  Roast beef  Roast high country pork lion  Butter Chicken  Lamb vindaloo  Satay chicken with Asian vegetables  Grilled fish fillet with herb butter  Mediterranean style roast chicken  Chilli beef with seasonal vegetables  Spicy meat ball with tomato and garlic  Vegetarian Lasagna

Children’s Buffet Menu (Age 04 – 12 years) Served with… (Select two of the following)

Baked potato OR creamy mash potato OR Fragrant jasmine rice OR Steamed OR roasted vegetables OR Risotto of the day Plus Condiments & assorted dressings

Additional Main dish will be charged at $4.00 per person SALADS Select two of the following:  Traditional Caesar salad (anchovies optional)  Garden salad  Thai beef salad  Potato and bacon salad  Pasta salad  Waldorf salad Additional Salad will be charged at $2.00 per person DESSERTS…..Served with Ice cream or fresh cream Select two of the following: Hot desserts

cold desserts

Sticky date pudding Tiramisu Apple crumble

Fresh fruits salad Pavlova with fruits Passion fruit cheese cake

Additional Dessert will be charged at $3.00 per person

$21.90 per child

Select two of the following dishes:  Chicken nuggets  Fried calamari  Fried fish  Mac and cheese  Spaghetti bolognaise Served with …  Potato straws  Sauces  Cheese  Vegetables  Desserts Choose two of the followings:  Jellies  Ice cream  Chocolate mousse

DORSET FRSH SEAFOOD BUFFET Upgrade the Dorset International buffet to Incorporate OCEAN FRESH seafood buffet for an additional $24.00 per person Ocean Fresh Seafood consists of the following:     

Australian large prawns Pacific oysters Blue swimmer crabs or Morton bay bug Whole fresh salmon Salt and pepper calamari

DORSET GARDENS BBQ MENU Standard BBQ Menu Select four of the following;            

$35.90 per person

Mini lamb kebabs with cumin, thyme, sesame and paprika Tandoori short lion lamb chops Chicken satay skewers Salt and chilli squid Garlic, rosemary chicken wings Asian style chicken drummetts Mini chipolatas Wagyu beef burgers Angus rump skewers with chef marinade Gourmet sausages(chef selection) American style pork ribs High country pork chops

Severed with 2 Salads (Chef Selection) and Condiments Upgrade the Standard BBQ menu to Deluxe BBQ for an additional $15.00 per person Deluxe BBQ Menu Select two items only • Fresh grilled prawns with chef marinade • Whole baby snapper with Thai herbs • Local Scallops • Fresh calamari …….. to make you guest impress • • •

Lobster tail with two sauce (market price) Fresh oysters with chef dressing (market price) o (unopened oysters cooked on bbq with chef own method) Blue swimmer crab (market price)

Desserts Options additional $6.90 per person (Select two of the following) 

Home made triamisu

Freshly made crepes with caramelized banana and ice-cream

Bbq summer fruits skewers with vanilla cream and sauce

BEVERAGE PACKAGES We offer a number of flexible options to your beverage requirements during your function. All our wines are sourced from local vineries, bringing you all the best Melbourne has to offer. Option1 – BAR TAB Your choice of drinks to your nominated value- Minimum of $500.00 Option 2 – PACKAGES House Package Cost $35.00 per person for up to five (5) hours this price includes the following: Carlton Draught & Cascade Light Rothbury estate chardonnay Rothbury estate cab/merlot Rothbury sparkling curvee Soft drink & orange juice Gold Package Cost $45.00 per person for up to five (5) hours this price includes the following: Wolf Blass Bilyara Sparking Wolf Blass Bilyara Chardonnay Wolf Blass Bilyara Shiraz James Boags Premium Light Crown Larger


Additional $3.00 Per Person

FUNCTION ACCOMMODATION The Dorset Gardens Hotel offers 3.5 star Motel style Accommodation, featuring Double, Twin and Family style rooms as well as a modern, spacious, 5 bedroom apartment. Positioned in a quiet location adjacent to the Function & Conference centre, guests can enjoy the close convenience, with full facilities including on site parking, reverse cycle Air Conditioning, remote TV, mini refrigerator, Iron & board, Tea & Coffee making facilities and an ensuite bathroom. All of the rooms are strictly non-smoking. All function clients and their guests will also enjoy the Accommodation at a discounted rate. Sunday- Thursday


Double Room- up to 2 guests

$99.00 per night

$115.00 per night

Twin Room- up to 2 guests

$99.00 per night

$115.00 per night

Family Room- up to 4 guests

$160.00 per night

$160.00 per night

Apartment- up to 4 guests

$290.00 per night

$320.00 per night

Please note the Family rooms have a maximum capacity of 6 guests and the Apartment a maximum of 9 guests. Additional guests will be charged at $22.00 per adult. Function clients and/or their guests are more than welcome to view the rooms with prior arrangement. To make a Reservation please contact Reception on 9725-6211 or by email:

Functions Pacakge 2012  

Functions Package 2012

Functions Pacakge 2012  

Functions Package 2012