Menu Suggestions

Menu Options

Choose your style

MBC Foods creates all of its catering menus to suit the client’s individual tastes, budget and dietary needs. We use as much local produce as possible. Our dishes use quality ingredients, are freshly made and are packed with flavour.

We guide you through the selection process to make sure you are 100% happy with your menu.

Have a good look through the menu suggestions below to give you a better idea of what delicious food we can create for you. If there is a particular dish you would like that isn’t in our list then that’s no problem, we will add it in.

View your catering menu options by clicking on the categories below.

Cocktail-style

Each canapé ranges between $5.00 to $10.00 per head.

Canapés are great for stand up cocktail style events or as a starter to a sit down three course meal. They can also be added as a roaming entree instead of a sit down entree.

The amount and type of canapés are suggested when designing your menu. Type of function, location of function, ingredient costs, seasonal availability, complimentary flavour styles, style of menu, personal tastes and budget are all considered.

Presentation may vary.

Savoury Tartlets

A selection of caramelised onion and roasted red capsicum tartlets topped with Woodside goats curd and deep fried leek. Cold.

Caesars Bites

Baby Cos lettuce, crunchy prosciutto ham, shaved parmesan, local egg , crunchy croutons all drizzled with an anchovy aioli. Cold

Pulled Pork Tortillas

Slow roasted local pulled pork crunchy tortilla cups served with creamy apple slaw. Cold.

Spanakopita

Golden filo pastry parcels filled with spinach, ricotta cheese and Bulgarian feta with a hint of Quandong preserve. Hot.

Salt & Pepper Prawns

MBC Foods famous salt and pepper Spencer Gulf prawns served with a creamy garlic aioli. Hot.

Three skewers with cooked Salt & Pepper prawns

Prawn Tempura

Lightly coated Watsacowie beer battered Spencer Gulf prawns served with a local honey, Japanese soy and toasted sesame sauce. Hot.

Tandoori Chicken

Chicken skewers marinated in Tandoori Indian flavours of yogurt and mild spices. Hot.

Lamb and Red Lentils

Filo pastry cups filled with a local red lentil salad, slow roasted shredded lamb and a locally made sticky wattle seed balsamic drizzle. Cold.

Salt & Pepper Squid

Fresh local Yorke Peninsula squid coated with MBC Foods lemon and garlic salt and pepper coating and served with a creamy tartare mayo. Hot.

Smoked Salmon Pikelets

Mini pikelets infused with dill topped with crème fresh, smoked salmon florets and crunchy deep fried capers. Cold.

French Prawns

Poached Spencer Gulf prawns with a verjuice butter, fresh ginger and pickled spring onions. Cold.

Stuffed Mushrooms

Oven baked mushrooms stuffed with locally smoked ham, cashew nut pesto and melted Watsonia cheddar cheese. Hot.

Three Way Peppered Fillet Steak

Prime beef fillet coated in a medley of three peppercorns and dijon mustard sauce and topped with a horseradish cream and freshly chiffonade snow peas. Cold.

Chorizo and Halloumi Delights

Chargilled Mexican style chorizo sausage topped with grilled halloumi cheese and semi sundried tomato. Cold.

Moroccan Lamb

Chilled lamb back strap stuffed with a Moroccan style ratatouille, topped with a creamy garlic aoli. Cold.

Saffron Arancini Balls

Sicilian Saffron and parmesan cheese stuffed risotto balls encrusted with golden panko breadcrumbs and served with a quandong chutney mayo. Hot.

Vietnamese Cold Rolls

Coconut poached chicken a freshly cut veggies wrapped in a rice paper roll and served with an Asian inspired dipping sauce. Cold.

Spring Rolls

Golden fried homemade spring rolls stuffed with local pork mince, vegetables, vermicelli noodles and served with a sweet chilli and soy dipping sauce. Hot.

Frittata (v)

Freshly baked mushroom, roasted pumpkin and grilled zucchini frittata topped with tangy homemade hummus and fresh cut spring onions. Cold.

Beef and Asparagus Filo Pastry Cups

Slow roasted beef and blanched asparagus served in a golden filo pastry cup and topped with hollandaise sauce.

Á la carte: Entrée

Cost: $20.00 per head (average).

Entrées are a great way to get your mouth watering. A small to medium size plate of delicious food will start your dining experience and will add an extra dimension to your food experience. Á la carte menus are designed to flow with complimentary flavours and ingredients. Type of function, location of function, ingredient costs, seasonal availability, complimentary flavour styles, personal tastes and dietary needs are all considered. The price above is a ball park figure and your budget is always considered.

Presentation may vary.

Available in swap and drop, pre ordering or choice on the day.

Salt & Pepper Squid

MBC Foods salt and pepper squid or Spencer Gulf prawns served on a bed of caramelised onion mash and topped with crispy fresh summer vegetables, sticky sweet soy and a lime, coriander Thai dressing.

Salt & Pepper Prawns

MBC Foods salt and pepper Spencer Gulf prawns served on a bed of crunchy Asian noodle salad and topped with creamy garlic aioli.

Turkey Stack

Smoked Aldinga turkey breast, creamy avocado and fresh snow peas served between golden crunchy fried wontons all topped with a curried vinaigrette.

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken skewers served with steamed basmati rice and a cucumber and fresh Greek yogurt raita.

Lamb Risotto

Slow roasted lamb shoulder served on a bed of creamy mushroom and rosemary risotto and topped with a rich lamb gravy.

Smoked Salmon Tart

Smoked salmon and triple Brie tarts topped with a baby spinach, creamy avocado and toasted pumpkin seed salad all drizzled with Yorke Peninsula extra virgin olive oil and citrus dressing.

Entree Smoked Salmon Tart on a white plate

Beef Salad

Marinated Thai beef salad with glass noodles, baby roma tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, with a coriander and mild chilli dressing.

Thai beef salad

Pumpkin Salad (V)

Roasted pumpkin, baby spinach, Bulgarian sheeps feta cheese and toasted walnut salad on thinly cut and toasted Minlaton sour dough bread drizzled with Yorke Peninsula extra virgin olive oil and MBC Foods gourmet sea salt flakes.

Halloumi, Lentil Tortillas (V)

Crunchy baked tortilla cups filled with Yorke peninsula red lentil tabouli salad, topped with char grilled halloumi pieces and dressed with Japanese soy and fresh lemon juice.

Vegetable Stack (V)

Vegetable stack including grilled zucchini, roasted pumpkin, eggplant, sweet potato, roasted red capsicum with layers of Alexandrina Mount Magnificent Gouda cheese all topped with a selection of Asian greens and sweet soy.

Á la carte: Sorbet

Prices vary.

A sorbet is a great way to cleanse the palette between courses.

Adding sorbet to your menu can really add a classy and refreshing touch for your guests enjoy.

Presentation may vary.

Rosewater and Mint with Pistachio

Seven bowls of Sorbet Rosewater and Mint on a glass tray.

Pineapple and Mint Sorbet

Cranberry and Orange

Á la carte: Main Courses

Cost: $35.00 per head (average).

The all important main event. This meal is designed to fill your guests with a tasty and more substantial meal. Main courses are served with either a summer salad or roasted vegetables. They also come with a creamy baked potato and a Yorketown bakery dinner roll and butter. Á la carte menus are designed to flow with complimentary flavours and ingredients. Type of function, location of function, ingredient costs, seasonal availability, complimentary flavour styles, personal tastes and dietary needs are all considered. The price above is a ball park figure and your budget is always considered.

Available in swap and drop, pre ordering or choice on the day.

Presentation may vary.

Baked Stuffed Chicken

Baked chicken breast, stuffed with semi sun-dried tomatoes and Danish Feta and topped with a Yorke Peninsula olive oil and roasted cashew nut pesto sauce.

Baked Fish Steak

Baked seasonal fish steaks topped with blanched asparagus and homemade Béarnaise sauce.

Lamb Filo Parcel

Filo pastry parcels filled with slow roasted lamb shoulder, Woodside goats chèvre and roasted sweet potato, drizzled with a rosemary and balsamic glaze.

Chicken Fillet Mignons

Chicken breast wrapped in local smoky bacon and topped with a creamy Dijon mustard sauce.

Surf & Turf

Slow roasted scotch fillet topped with Spencer Gulf prawns and a homemade hollandaise sauce.

Dukkah Beef

Slow roasted beef fillet encrusted with locally made dukkah and topped with a creamy hollandaise sauce.

Sticky Beef

Slow roasted scotch fillet steak encased with local garden fresh herbs topped with homemade sticky beef reduction.

Scotch Fillet

Slow roasted scotch fillet steak served with asparagus and creamy béarnaise sauce.

Scotch Fillet with asparagus and tomato on a white plate.

Mediterranean Lamb

Mediterranean lamb backstrap cooked medium rare and served with roasted red capsicum, artichoke hearts and drizzled with a roasted garlic, preserved lemon and rosemary infused Yorke Peninsula olive oil.

Beer Battered Whiting

Watsacowie (local Yorke Peninsula beer) battered King George whiting served with a creamy Ranch sauce and fresh lemon.

Á la carte: Desserts

Cost $20.00 per head (average).

Ending your meal on a sweet note adds a nice touch that makes your guests feel extra special. Pick your own favourites or look through our menu suggestions to choose a sweet, tantalising and memorable final impression for your meal.

Á la carte menus are designed to flow with complimentary flavours and ingredients. Type of function, location of function, ingredient costs, seasonal availability, complimentary flavour styles, personal tastes and dietary needs are all considered. The price above is a ball park figure and your budget is always considered.

Available in swap and drop, pre ordering or choice on the day.

Presentation may vary.

Mud Cake

Rich chocolate mud cake served with a summer berry couli’s, chocolate filigree’s, chantilly cream and freshly cut strawberries.

Chocolate Almond Tart

Chocolate and Almond tart served with summer berry mousse, double cream, white chocolate almond crumb and fresh raspberries.

Chocolate Almond Tarts on white plates on a table.

Sticky Date Pudding

Warmed sticky date pudding served with a homemade caramel sauce, thin toffee shards and vanilla ice cream.

Sticky Date Pudding on a white plate.

Pavlova

Individual Pavlova baskets filled with cream, tropical fruit, and drizzled with local honey.

Cheese Cake

Homemade lemon cheese cake served with a tangy citrus curd, toasted coconut, citrus toffee dust and served with freshly whipped cream.

Wedding Cake

Plated wedding cake with all the trimmings is available on request.

Servings of Wedding cake on white plates.

Gourmet BBQ: Mains

Cost: $45.00/head (2021).

Gourmet BBQ’s are very popular and include everything you need to feed your guests fast. They are an all inclusive catering type.

The MBC Foods retro style van is a great back drop and can be used to cook and serve your food. Trestle tables, table cloths are set up in front of the van or in an area you choose.

The food is then served onto the table with 4 main course options, 4 salad options, bread and butter, condiments, eco friendly plates, wooden cutlery and serviettes.

Presentation may vary.

Beer Battered Whiting

Watsacowie beer battered King George whiting on skewers served with homemade tartare sauce and lemon.

Beer Battered Whiting in a stainless steel bowl.

Greek-style Marinated Lamb Skewers

Gourmet sausages, 3 styles. Award winning!

Malaysian Coconut Chicken Shaslicks

Marinated Choice Beef Cuts – Sirloin

Salt & Pepper Prawn Skewers

MBC Foods famous salt and pepper prawn skewers.

Tandoori Chicken Shaslicks

Whole Fish Steaks

What is fresh and available at the time.

Vegetable Kebabs (v)

For the vegetarian. Separately grilled vegetable kebabs can be offered in replace of other items.

Gourmet BBQ: Salads

Gourmet BBQ’s are very popular and include everything you need to feed your guests fast. They are an all inclusive catering type.

The MBC Foods retro style van is a great back drop and can be used to cook and serve your food. Trestle tables, table cloths are set up in front of the van or in an area you choose.

The food is then served onto the table with 4 main course options, 4 salad options, bread and butter, condiments, eco friendly plates, wooden cutlery and serviettes.

Presentation may vary.

Creamy Potato & Egg Salad

Caesar Salad

Greek Salad

Roasted Pumpkin Salad

Roasted pumpkin, baby spinach, crumbled fetta, walnut salad served with a sweet paprika dressing.

Red lentil Tabouli

Yorke Peninsula Red lentil Tabouli served with an Asian style dressing.

Tossed salad with Asian greens

Crunchy Asian Noodle Salad

Tomato & Basil Salad

Vine ripened Tomato, fresh basil, mozzarella with an olive oil and balsamic based dressing.

Gourmet BBQ: Desserts

Cost = $20.00 per head (average).

A dessert buffet menu can be offered after the main course. It comprises of a choice of dessert items that are served to your guests as they flow past the table. It’s a lovely way to end the Gourmet BBQ or buffet and offers a great selection of sweet treats. The per head cost is based on desserts chosen and the clients budget.

Presentation may vary.

Chocolate Mudcake

Pavlova

Chocolate Fountain

Chocolate fountain, served with chopped fruit and marshmallows.

Creamy Lemon Cheesecake

Children’s Menu

Cost = $20.00 (average).

Happy kids means happy parents. We always make sure that the children are looked after. From platters to set menu’s like chicken nuggets and chips, we fill up the kids first.

Children are 5 years old to 12 years old. Under 5 are free and over 12 are classed as adults.

Presentation may vary.

Chicken Skewers

Sausages

Homemade Meat Patties

Chicken Nuggets & Chips

Kabana & Cheese

Salad Platter

Platters

Prices vary.

MBC Foods can offer all types of platters for your catering needs. These are a great way to begin and end your menu. Start with Antipasto or end in a cheese platter.

We can add your favourite foods and create a delicious range of flavours for your guests to indulge in.

Presentation may vary.

Classic Antipasto

Crayfish

Local Oysters

A platter of raw oysters with lemon wedges.

Seafood

Seafood Platter on blue background.

Cheese Platters

Antipasto Boards

Antipasto Platter

Fruit

Cheese Boards

Buffet

Prices vary.

Hot and cold dishes can be served to your guests on a decorative buffet table. Guests are invited to flow through the buffet area and then return to their seats.

This is an affordable type of catering solution if you have to feed many people at once. Buffets are costed out to each clients needs. This style really suits larger groups like, school groups, conferences and events.

Presentation may vary.

Buffet Options

Tasting Tables

Prices vary.

MBC Foods can design a full tasting table using lots of fresh and tasty foods. A variety of platters and canapés are a great way to feed many. Different flavours and colours are chosen to give a visually appealing and an enticing range of foods.

These menu’s are costed out for each client. We take into account how many guests, dietary needs, type of food chosen and the clients budget when quoting for this type of catering.

Presentation may vary.

Tasting Tables

Long table with white table cloth full of plates

Flow Through Lunches

Cost: $15 per head (average).

This style works well and gives your guests a personalised experience. Guests are invited to flow past the table and create their very own lunch. It is a great way to meet each of the guests personal tastes and dietary needs.

With a large selection of breads, meats, salads and Mediterranean ingredients, your guests will be amazed at the freshness and variety of toppings.

Presentation may vary.

Flow Through Lunches

Tea, Coffee, and Drinks

Prices vary.

MBC Foods can cover all your tea and coffee needs and depending on the size and needs of your tea and coffee area we can add this to your catering quote.

Tea, coffee, herbal tea, decaffeinated coffee, full cream milk, skim milk, soy milk, sugar, raw sugar, sweetener, honey, urn, cups, disposable cups and spoons can be added to your function if needed. Water, juice, soft drinks can also be arranged.

Presentation may vary.

Tea, Coffee, and Drinks

Dietary Needs

Prices vary.

These days there are more dietary needs popping up. Remember to ask your guests if they have any and we will make sure they are looked after.

MBC Foods can cater for all dietary requirements: vegetarian, gluten free, celiac, vegan, diabetic, nut free, dairy free and more. We always offer a delicious alternative with similar flavours to your chosen menu.

Presentation may vary.

Vegetable Stack (V)

Vegetable stack including grilled zucchini, roasted pumpkin, eggplant, sweet potato, roasted red capsicum with layers of Alexandrina Mount Magnificent Gouda cheese all topped with a selection of Asian greens and sweet soy.

Vegetable stack on a white plate.

Vegetarian Risotto (V)

Roasted red capsicum filled with an asparagus and parmesan risotto and topped with fresh greens with a sticky balsamic and Barley Stacks verjuice dressing.

Halloumi, Lentil Tortillas (V)

Crunchy baked tortilla cups filled with Yorke peninsula red lentil tabouli salad, topped with char grilled halloumi pieces and dressed with Japanese soy and fresh lemon juice.

Pumpkin Salad (V)

Roasted pumpkin, baby spinach, Bulgarian sheeps feta cheese and toasted walnut salad on thinly cut and toasted Minlaton sour dough bread drizzled with Yorke Peninsula extra virgin olive oil and MBC Foods gourmet sea salt flakes.

Frittata (v)

Freshly baked mushroom, roasted pumpkin and grilled zucchini frittata topped with tangy homemade hummus and fresh cut spring onions.

Vegetable Kebabs (v)

For the vegetarian. Separately grilled vegetable kebabs can be offered in replace of other items.

Swiss Mushroom (V)

Swiss mushroom and mango Mediterranean salad.