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Wake Catering Lismore

Wake Catering Lismore

I attended a Wake in Lismore the other day, and of course I compared the catering to what we would supply to the Guests.

Although the catering was very nice, the only freshly made items that were served was the sandwiches. Everything else was bought in frozen and just heated up. Deep fried items such as spring rolls, and vegetable bites, mini pies.

All of our catering is home made, and we deliver, set up and clean up for the wake. We go to your home , hall or chosen venue. We will also assisst in finding a venue for you to hire, if need be. To top it all off we are actually cheaper, and we offer a better service.

The wakes that we have done in the home of the life we are honouring, have been beautiful, and if it was me, I would hope that my family do that for me. What better place to have the wake, where there is the heart and soul of the person’s life you are celebrating.

HIGH TEA PICNICS

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One of our newest service is a High Tea Picnic. We deliver in a old fashion picnic basket. The picnic basket has all the china and silvware inside to enable you to set up your High Tea Picnic.

There is a small teapot and we supply hot water flasks. Loose leaf tea to infuse and coffee bags. Picnic blankets and cushions are available for hire. We set up your High Tea Picnic ready for you to put the food out when you are ready, and you just need to text us when you are finished, and we will call back to collect.

Gourmet food is the same as you would get for a sit down High Tea, so you can enjoy the food and a view at the same time. Great for birthdays, Hens Parties or any occasion really.

We will deliver to Ballina, Byron Bay, Lennox Head, Lismore, Casino for free, areas that are further than 50 klms from Lismore we do charge a mileage fee. High Tea Packages start from $26 per head.

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High Tea Picnics

Well more and more we are being asked to set up a high tea Picnic style. We are able to accommodate and love doing so. We especially love doing them for a special occasion, such as a special birthday, engagement or proposal. Love doing the proposal set up’s. We try and get an idea of what the special person for whom the celebration is for likes, and we will theme to please. Especially love incorporating our lovely wicker picnic baskets into a High Tea Picnic, it just seems to finish it off, and makes for a relaxing celebration.

We have set up for Proposals, Surprise birthdays, Teens Parties and Children’s Fairy Parties. Each and every one of them have given us much pleasure, and we love seeing the pleased look on the faces of the person for who the celebration is for. This is why we do what we do.

Wake Catering Lismore, Ballina, Casino and surrounds

Wake Catering
A beautiful spread to honour the life of a loved one

High Tea Ladies will set up a beautiful spread to celebrate the life of your loved one. Food is home cooked to delight your guests, and all fresh ingredients are used.

Wake packages start from as little as $10 per head. Just give us a average no of guests and we will work out the amount of food that will be necessary.

We deliver to your home or hall, set up the food to be ready for the arrival of your guests from the funeral. We will then return at a time suitable to yourselves and collect. So your biggest decision is deciding on how many guests you would like to cater for.

Romantic Picnics and Group Picnics

Picnics are always a way to win the heart of your loved one. You can go to that special location that you both love. Set up the gourmet picnic, and romance is in the air. You may even decide to propose.

Group picnics are a way to get people to relax, enjoy and have fun.

Whether it is for a corporate lunch at a seminar, or a Hens Party at Byron Bay or a Baby Shower or a Family reunion. All the different occasions can be accommodated for with decor and set up.

Having fun as they did in the good old days, is so enjoyable, especially when it can all be done for you. Our picnic baskets have real china, hot water flasks, tea, coffee and real food, not just grazing platters.

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Wake Catering Lismore and surrounds

It is always a honour to cater for a family who wish to celebrate the life of their loved one in the best way that they can. We take much pride in delivering and setting up a beautiful display of food for your guests to enjoy. It the least we can do, to assist the family in their hard times.

We will deliver the food to the home or venue, set it up on tiered trays with table decor to impress. All food is home cooked, and fresh. We will then return to clean up for you. No Stress, you have enough to think about.

So why not take the stress out of organising a wake, and guess what we do not charge a fortune. Wake packages start from a little as $10 per head.

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High Tea at Your own Location

High Tea is a beautiful fun way to celebrate a very important occasion. You could try and do one yourself, which is very achievable if you have all the fine China, silverware, linen napkins and lace trimmed tablecloths. Not to mention the 3 tiered trays, China teapots and the decor to match the occasion.

Next sorting out the menu. You want it to impress your guests, so you need to go that step further with your cooking skills. Scones, do you have plain scones, coconut scones? Next do you have jam or lemon curd for the scones.

What other food will you serve? Savouries, sweets. Everyone loves a nice sweet. Oh dear, is it just getting all to much.

Loose leaf tea is a must for a High Tea. You must have good quality tea. Do you know how to infuse it? How long do your infuse tea for.?

Well if you live or holiday in the Northern Rivers and would like to have a High Tea to celebrate that special occasion, High Tea Ladies can come to the rescue. We are not expensive, and we love to please.

So whether you are holidaying in Byron Bay, Ballina, Lismore region or you live in the Northern Rivers, give us a call.

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Fundraising for that special Cause dear to your heart.

On the weekend we worked with Woman Up North to do a Fundraiser for their organisation.

This was the first time that I had added a Fashion Parade to the High Tea Fundraiser. Although the fashion parade High Tea was a success it was not without its troubles.

One of the models got sick on the day and could not do the Fashion Parade, this left us in a bit of trouble. Luckily we had a couple of different fashion providers so the gap was filled. But lesson learnt, “do not correspond via facebook only, ensure that you have a phone contact as well. That was the problem, the lady who got sick, did not have my phone contact, so was not able to advise me that she could not turn up.

Second problem, forgot the music for the parade. I feel you need background music to set the mood for a fashion parade. This problem was also solved by a gentleman playing live for us on the day. There was a piano in the church hall.

So here is some advise for anyone arranging a Fashion Parade for the first time. Listen to the Fashion Providers, and ask them exactly what they need, and what they suggest.

The High Tea side of things was not a problem, as that is my expert field, so the food was presented and served on our nice fine china.

The other thing I would recommend is to get very organised with the advertising, to get more guests.

Wow your guests with Caterers who go the extra mile.

It does not matter whether you are planning a Wake, a VIP Morning Tea, or celebration such as a Baby Shower, Hens Party or a special Birthday for your Mum, Daughter or loved one. Our unique catering service can create the desired impact to please. We not only supply beautiful home cooked food for your occasion, we also supply table decor to suit. So whether you are looking for a Romantic Picnic for two, or a group picnic for a family reunion. Whether you are having a High Tea with all the fine china, or a wake for your loved one, we do it all.

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HENS PARTIES – High Tea or Picnic Style

Hens Parties can be set up in your Holiday House at Byron Bay, Lennox Head or surrounds, in your home or on the beach. We are mobile and we come to you with everything you need for your Hens Party, except the tables and chairs. Food is all home cooked, and we deliver set up, serve and clean up. Whether you decide on a High Tea or a Picnic we do it all. We will also work with Wicked Waiters to bring some fun to your Hens Party.