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CONFERENCE MENU 2012


Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


OVERVIEW

At Laissez-faire we are committed to sourcing the best single ingredients available at the right time from the right supplier, and maximising our purpose-build kitchens and team of chefs to best utilise each of those raw ingredients. We work with premium and local seafood and beef suppliers, artisan cheese producers and quality local fruit and vegetable growers to develop inspiring, seasonal driven menus that will bring the best produce to your table. Our food and beverage team passionately believe that food and wine are fundamental to the success of any event large or small, and is committed to providing an unforgettable experience though innovative and creative cuisine, and outstanding service. Our team has enjoyed creating this menu and beverage selection for your next event and we look forward to working with you during the year. This menu collection includes:

Breakfast Morning and Afternoon Tea Working Lunch Packed Lunch All Day Conference All Day Conference Executive Post Conference - Canapés and Drinks

Please note that prices throughout this menu are per person and inclusive of GST. For a tailored package or further information please contact:

Laissez-faire Catering T: 02 9209 4810 E: admin@laissez.com.au E: www.laissez.com.au Suite 8002, 2 Locomotive Street Australian Technology Park Eveleigh NSW 2015

Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


BREAKFAST

MENU ONE

MENU TWO

Freshly baked low fat muffins

Freshly baked Danish pastries

Smoked salmon and cream cheese bagels

Bite size warm ham and Swiss cheese croissants

Seasonal fruit platter

Seasonal fresh fruit skewers

Fresh orange juice and still water Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

MENU FOUR

Toasted fruit muesli cup, low fat yoghurt, fresh berries

Fresh orange juice and still water Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

HOT OPTIONS Turkish eggs - poached eggs and baba ghanoush on grilled Turkish bread Chorizo, potato, marjoram and cheese omelette on sourdough toast

Please select one hot option from the list Seared double smoked ham with pesto infused fluffy eggs on five grain high top loaf Fresh orange juice and still water Tasmanian smoked salmon with scrambled eggs served on toasted rye bread Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Simple bacon and eggs, sautéed mushrooms on toasted soft wood fired bread Mushroom and cheese omelette on sourdough toast

Gluten-free and other dietary needs can be catered for upon request - please ask your Event Manager Please note menus one, two and three are served as a stand-up buffet. Menu four is served as a sit down table buffet Staff and equipment charges apply, ask our office for a detailed quote Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


MORNING AND AFTERNOON TEA

Morning and afternoon teas are served with organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Assorted Danish pastries Assorted freshly baked low fat muffins Banana bread with cinnamon ricotta Bancha slice – vegan (Bancha tea, apples, figs, oranges, sultanas, raisins) BLT - bacon, lettuce, tomato and avocado Cannoli with ricotta and lemon Chocolate mud cake Fresh fruit salad with low fat yoghurt Fresh seasonal fruit skewers with vanilla and mint glaze Ham and cheese quiche Ham and swiss cheese croissant Herb scones with chive mascarpone House made scones with raspberry jam and chantilly cream Mini friands (GF) Muesli bars – yoghurt and choc top Selection of assorted premium biscuits Spinach and feta muffins Any two items Any three items

Beverages only – per person Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas with fresh orange and apple juice Fresh orange juice and mineral water

Hire a commercial “Espresso Machine” and serve macchiatos to cappuccinos Juice station – for a real pick me up during the day, your colleagues will enjoy juices from a range of fresh ingredients.

Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


WORKING LUNCH MENU ONE

MENU TWO

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED?

Selection of gourmet rolls with a variety of fillings

Selection of tortilla wraps with a variety of fillings

Juice Station – squeeze the most out of your group

Fresh seasonal fruit platter

Peri Peri marinated chicken skewers

Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Classic ceasar salad with garlic croutons

For a real pick me up during the day, your colleagues will enjoy juices from a range of fresh ingredients.

Fresh seasonal fruit platter Fresh orange juice and mineral water Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Our staff will be on hand to inform of all the benefits from natural extracts such as wheatgrass and ginseng.

Fresh orange juice and mineral water

MENU THREE

MENU FOUR

Selection of gourmet rolls with a variety of fillings

Selection of gourmet rolls with a variety of fillings

Assorted sushi rolls with soy sauce, wasabi and pickled ginger

Persian meatballs in a tomato, split pea and saffron sauce

Wild rocket, roasted roma tomato, shaved pecorino cheese, balsamic and honey dressing

Risotto of chestnut, enoki and swiss brown mushrooms topped with freshly shaved pecorino

Fresh seasonal fruit platter

Fresh seasonal fruit platter

Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Fresh orange juice and mineral water

Fresh orange juice and mineral water

Gluten-free and other dietary needs can be catered for upon request - please ask your Event Manager Minimum 30 guests and all prices are listed per person - Staff charges will apply if your event numbers are less than the minimum required

Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


PACKED LUNCH

MENU ONE

MENU TWO

MENU THREE

Tortilla wrap - herb marinated chicken breast with avocado and salad

Cantina roll - smoked leg ham, avocado, olive tapenade and semi-dried tomatoes

Panini roll - chicken schnitzel, bacon, lettuce and a caesar dressing

Golden pumpkin and feta risotto cake topped with lime aioli

Spanish frittata of potato, rosemary and red bell pepper

Caramelised onion, tomato, basil, goat’s cheese quiche

Blueberry friand

Tasty cheese, dried fruit and water crackers

Muesli bar

Selection of bottled 300ml orange juice or 500ml still water

Selection of bottled 300ml orange juice or 500ml still water

MENU FOUR

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED?

Herb focaccia - goat’s cheese and roasted marinated Mediterranean vegetables

Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas are available

Selection of bottled 300ml orange juice or 500ml still water

Spinach and ricotta roll Deluxe cookies Selection of bottled 300ml orange juice or 500ml still water

Please note that each packed lunch selection requires a minimum order. Gluten-free and other dietary needs can be catered for upon request - please ask your Event Manager. Minimum 30 guests and all prices are listed per person - Staff charges will apply if your event numbers are less than the minimum required

Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


ALL DAY CONFERENCE

MENU ONE

MENU TWO

ALL MENUS INCLUDE

On arrival freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

On arrival freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Morning tea with assorted freshly baked low fat muffins

Morning tea with banana bread and cinnamon ricotta

Lunch - selection of tortilla wraps with a variety of fillings

Lunch - assorted lavosh wraps and rolls with a variety of fillings

Lamb and herbs pies

Thai beef rice-paper rolls with sweet chilli and coriander sauce

Fresh orange juice and mineral water

Rigatoni pasta with pesto sauce, fresh mushrooms and green beans

Asian slaw of red cabbage, carrot, onion and fennel

Seasonal fruit platter Seasonal fruit platter Afternoon tea with chocolate mud cake Afternoon tea with a selection of our signature macaroons

MENU THREE

MENU FOUR

On arrival freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

On arrival freshly brewed organic and

Morning tea with house made scones with raspberry jam and chantilly cream

Morning tea with herb scones, chive mascarpone and Danish pastries

Lunch - assorted rolls with a variety of fillings

Lunch - assorted finger sandwiches with a variety of fillings

Grated zucchini and parmesan frittata

Malay style chicken skewers, marinated in spices and lemongrass, served with roasted peanut sauce

Asparagus, baby spinach, capers and mire poix red peppers with balsamic vinaigrette Seasonal fruit platter Afternoon tea with assorted cookies

sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Swiss brown mushroom and leek risotto Salad of yellow grape tomatoes, snow peas, red capsicum and mint Seasonal fruit platter Afternoon tea with healthy bars

Gluten-free and other dietary needs can be catered for upon request - please ask your Event Manager Minimum 30 guests and all prices are listed per person - Staff charges will apply if your event numbers are less than the minimum required Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


ALL DAY CONFERENCE EXECUTIVE MENU ONE

MENU TWO

ALL MENUS

On arrival freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

On arrival freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Are served as a stand up buffet

Fresh orange juice and iced water

Fresh orange juice and iced water

Morning tea with Danish pastries and warm croissant of leg ham and vintage cheddar

Morning tea with baker’s selection of spinach and feta muffins and fruit friands

Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Fresh orange juice and iced water

Fresh orange juice and iced water

Lunch - tagine of lamb shoulder, salted lime couscous

Lunch - crispy skin salmon, crushed kipfler potatoes, sauce bribiche

Linguine with cherry tomatoes, ricotta and parmesan

Risotto with italian porcini, asparagus, parmesan

Roasted pumpkin, eggplant and bean salad

Roasted pumpkin and lemon couscous

Caesar salad with smoked chicken breast and parmesan wafers

Cannellini bean and cherry tomato salad

Can be served as a sit-down lunch surcharges will apply

Fresh seasonal fruit platters Fresh seasonal fruit platters Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas Fresh orange juice and iced water

Fresh orange juice and iced water Afternoon tea with lamingtons

Afternoon tea with raisin scones with organic preserve and Devonshire cream

Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Freshly brewed organic and sustainable coffee with a selection of fine teas

Fresh orange juice and iced water

Fresh orange juice and iced water

Gluten-free and other dietary needs can be catered for upon request - please ask your Event Manager Minimum 30 guests and all prices are listed per person - Staff charges will apply if your event numbers are less than the minimum required Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


POST CONFERENCE CANAPES AND DRINKS

MENU ONE

MENU TWO

Mediterranean Antipasto Selection of freshly sliced cured meats, marinated Kalamata and Sicilian olives, oven roasted tomatoes, chargrilled capsicums

Mediterranean Antipasto Selection of freshly sliced cured meats, marinated Kalamata and Sicilian olives, oven roasted tomatoes, chargrilled capsicums

Andrew Peace Masterpiece Sauvignon Blanc

Tortine di ossobuco (Mini osso buco pie)

Andrew Peace Masterpiece Cabernet Merlot

Tortine di pollo e porro (Mini chicken and leek pie)

Regular and Light beer Orange juice and mineral water Service duration: 30 minutes only

Andrew Peace Masterpiece Sauvignon Blanc Andrew Peace Masterpiece Cabernet Merlot Regular and Light beer Orange juice and mineral water Service duration: 1 hour only

Must be taken in conjunction with a conference package Gluten-free and other dietary needs can be catered for upon request - please ask your Event Manager Minimum 30 guests and all prices are listed per person - Staff charges will apply if your event numbers are less than the minimum required Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


GENERAL INFORMATION

CATERING REQUIREMENTS Your Event Manager will discuss with you your catering requirements, ideally three weeks prior to your event. At this time if you have any special requirements please let us know. Additional charges may apply for some dietary requirements. An Event order will be produced outlining the catering and associated services required for your event. CONFIRMATION OF NUMBERS To ensure the success of your event, we ask that you indicate the approximate number of guests seven days prior to your function. The guaranteed number of guests is required five working days prior to your function. This is the minimum number for which you will be charged. SURCHARGES • Continuous tea and coffee is available and pricing is on request • For functions with fewer than 30 guests additional staff charges will apply • To allow sit-down with any stand-up only/buffet menu an extra $5.00 will apply per person • Functions held on weekends and public holidays will incur additional staff charges PLEASE DISCUSS WITH YOUR EVENT MANAGER • Functions finishing after midnight will incur a labour levy of $3.50 per guest per hour after midnight • Menus served with “alternate choice” will incur a surcharge of $5.00 per course per guest • All surcharges are based on the minimum number provided five days prior to your function • Please note we will cater for approximately 10% of minimum numbers as vegetarian INFORMATION We can tailor our food to suits the needs of your event. Please discuss your food and beverage ideas with your Event Manager. Due to health and safety issues, all food and beverages remain the property of the caterer and can not be taken away by the client after an event. Menus are priced on a per person basis. All menus stipulate minimum numbers; please consult your Event Manager for functions with fewer guests. Other charges may apply. Menu prices are effective to 1st January 2013, but we reserve the right to change prices if affected by extreme market conditions and seasonality. All menu prices are inclusive GST

Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


Laissez-faire Catering • T 02 9209 4810 • E admin@laissez.com.au • www.laissez.com.au


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Conference Menu 2012