Our Functions

Are you planning an event? Do you want to amaze your guests in the comfort of your own home?

The Italian Chef is here to satisfy all your catering requests. We are proud to let you taste a piece of Italy in your favourite location!

Catering Function Menù

The Menu is just an idea anything can be discuss and change… 

Option One – a la carte:

  • Select three dishes from the entrees below
  • Select four dishes from the mains below
  • Select three dishes from the desserts below

Please note: personalised menus will be supplied.


2 courses $45 per person

3 courses $55 per person

NB: location, equipment and staff will be discuss and price can be different…


Option Two – shared plates:

  • Shared entrees
  • Individually served mains (select four dishes from the mains below)
  • Shared desserts


2 courses $35 per person

3 courses $45 per person

NB: location, equipment and staff will be discuss and price can be different


Calamari fritti – Fresh market calamari gently fried with zucchini, capsicum and eggplant skin, served with light mustard mayonnaise and balsamic reduction
Salmone affumicato – Carpaccio of smoked Tasmanian salmon with fennel in lemon, orange and mandarin sauce, drizzled with balsamic reduction from Modena GF
Antipasto – Slender slices of cured meats (prosciutto, salami, coppa), with selected Italian cheese, marinated vegetables, olives and delicious caramelised fruit mustard GF
Melanzane parmigiana – Grilled eggplant layered with napoli sauce, mozzarella (fior di latte), basil and grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese


La lasagne classica – Lasagna with housemade pasta, rich bolognese and béchamel sauces, and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
Gnocchi al pomodoro e bufala – Housemade gnocchi with ricotta cheese and napoli sauce, topped with delicious fresh buffalo mozzarella
Linguine alla marinara – Linguine made in the Sicilian tradition with delightfully fresh seafood, cherry tomatoes, chilli, capers, olives and a touch of parsley
Risotto al tartufo e Prosecco – Vialone nano risotto mixed with Prosecco, truffle and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese GF
Pollo calabrese – Succulent free-range chicken breast cooked with red wine, Italian pancetta, red onions, black olives and chillies in our fresh tomato basil sauce, served with roast potatoes GF
Pesce del giorno – Selected fish of the day, cooked according to type
Scallopina agli asparagi – Slow-cooked veal grilled with asparagus, napoli sauce, and a touch of mascarpone and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, with fried polenta


Available extra $300 for wood fire oven


Tiramisu – Sponge fingers, egg yolks and a touch of sugar, mascarpone cheese, coffee and liqueur
Cioccolato tortino – Chocolate fondant with a hint of coffee, served with cinnamon ice-cream
Calzone con nutella – Calzone (oven bread) filled with nutella (Only if there is pizza oven)
Piatto di formaggio – Cheese board of gorgonzola, asiago and pecorino with truffle honey, fruit mustard and balsamic reduction


Italian garden salad – $7.5
Rocket, pear, and pecorino cheese salad with honey dressing – $8
Roast potatoes – $6.5
Mashed potatoes with balsamic reduction – $6.5
Thin style potato chips – $6
Steamed garden vegetables – $7
Fried polenta – $7

(All sides are gluten free and recommended to accompany the antipasto entrée)

Cocktail Function

NB: location, equipment and staff will be discuss and price can be different…


All platters (including dessert) are 30 items per platter


Cracker with tuna tartar – $60
Bruschetta tomato & buffalo mozzarella – $50 (v)
Grissini with prosciutto – $50
Marinated salmon blinis with horseradish crème fraiche – $70
Bocconcini, olive and cherry tomato skewers – $50 (v)
Antipasto platters – $65
Freshly shucked oysters with raspberry vinegar and shallots – $100
Prawn cutlets with cocktail sauce – $75
Crudité vegetables served with a trio of dips – $40 (v)
Frittata squares – $50


Pumpkin arancini balls with aioli – $60
Grilled swordfish and prawn skewers – $80
Risotto porcini truffle – $60 (v)
Croquettes with Scamorza cheese and tomato chutney – $60 (v)
Crumbed fish bites with Tartar sauce – $70
Meatballs served with Napoli sauce – $70
Mini beef burgers – $120
Mini chicken parmigiana with housemade Napoli sauce and cheese – $70
Selection of pizza bites – $50
Trio of polenta tarts, gorgonzola (v), mushroom (v) and sausage topped with Parmigiano – $80
Fries – $6 a bowl


Lemon meringue tart – $120
Tiramisu – $120
Pannacotta – $120


pick up or delivery or for buffet table: around 15 pp for 2 platter.
All our platter are disposable and they can be reusable….


Antipasto platter with San Daniele prosciutto, Grandmother ham, salami hot and mild, marinade olive and creckers $70


Cheese platter from $70 to $100 on your budget we will organize the cheeses and crecker, we have around 20 different cheese available in our store in Brighton.


Pizza bite platter $50

Focaccia bread platter $30

Wagyu Lasagna tray hot              3kg $60

Vegetarian lasagna tray hot         3 kg $60

Vegan and gluten free lasagna     3 kg $70


If you have additional requirements, such as flowers, decorations, DJ, glasses if you purchases some alcohol in our next door vintage cellar please enquire for quotes. Cake – Our in house pastry chef can work with you to create your cake.

Contact us for more information:
Simone 0468948521