“Life should not only be lived… it should be celebrated.”

If you have an occasion, anniversary or a special milestone you’d like to celebrate, Catering By Design can help you celebrate it in a meaningful and unique way.

Choose from our wide variety of food and beverage packages or alternatively, if you’d like something a little more personalised, we can work with you to create a custom menu. We can also tailor your birthday party catering to suit your budget, venue, special dietary requirements and theme.

Whether you are looking for a catering and beverage package, or also need help with sourcing experienced wait and bar staff, a venue, music, entertainment, decorations, marques, tables and chairs, crockery and glassware, flowers, specialty cakes and more… at Catering By Design we can help you with everything you need for your next celebration.


Birthday Parties

Birthday parties are a great excuse to get together with your family and friends and our birthday party catering service will help you to celebrate any kind of birthday in style.

We cater for birthday parties for all ages including fun-filled toddler and kids parties, coming-of-age 18th and 21st birthday parties and special milestone birthdays – 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, 80th and 90th birthday parties. We’ve even provided birthday party catering for 100th birthday parties.

We specialise in creating amazing cakes that taste as good as they look –  if you’ve got an idea for a cake, we can make it for you, just ask.

Christenings, Baptisms and Naming Ceremonies

Our clients homes are often the preferred location for family and friends to gather together for a meal after christenings, baptisms and naming ceremonies.

If you’re worried about the size of your kitchen or the number of chairs and tables you need to  seat all your family and friends, Catering By Design will bring our mobile kitchen to your home so we can easily cater for your guests.

We can also supply any extra equipment you need, including chairs, tables, glassware, plates, servingware and even marques if you’d like to host the event outside.

New Years Eve

Why not see in the New Year with a BANG by hosting an event in Sydney Harbour on your own private boat or yacht!

Enjoy a front row seat to one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in the world onboard on of two skippered private charters on Sydney Harbour: “TooUp” our luxurious 40-foot French-built Fountains Pajot or “Seabbatical” a spacious Seawind 1000 catamaran.

You choose the delicious food and beverage package to suit your occasion and budget, including gluten-free and vegetarian options…and we’ll do all the rest. Our food and beverage packages include a huge range of hot and cold party favourites, including seafood platters, hot barbeque, cheese platters, salads, fruit platters and an indulgent range of sweet treats.

Baby Showers, Gender Reveal Parties

Make your baby shower or gender reveal party a success without having to without doing any of the catering work yourself!

Our expert catering team will work with you to devise a beautiful and tasteful menu for your special event and we can also help you to organise the decorations, linen and silverware hire, including a special baby shower or gender reveal cake.

Christmas in July

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, why not get together with your family and friends for  a Christmas in July event? We can come to your house or you can come to our private venue, Chinwaggery.

With a full in-house commercial kitchen, all the furniture and equipment you need, a roaring fire inside an and an outside fire pit in our intimate garden setting…. Chinwaggery, Ponderosa House is our private catering venue ideal for both indoor and outdoor functions, fully decked out with everything you need for your next event.

Melbourne Cup, Wedding Anniversaries, Graduations, School or Family Reunions

Whatever type of event you’d like to celebrate, we can take care of everything for you so you can enjoy you as if you were a guest!

No hassle, no stress, no cooking, no shopping, no time limits…and no cleaning up after the event!

Call us to learn more about our celebrations services.

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Celebrations FAQs

Yes, Catering By Design can handle as much or as little of your event as you would like. Our event consultants can assist you with all aspects, from tables and chairs, linen, glassware, music/entertainment, theming, décor and of course your ideal menu to suit your budget.

As vegans are a growing part of the foodies, we have worked hard to develop unique and interesting menu ideas for all our special dietary clients.

We can provide you with any equipment you might need for your event. Tables, chairs, crockery, cutlery, glassware, linens, sound, lights, décor, portable restrooms, flowers, candles, lounge furniture just to name some!

Yes you can provide your own alcohol if you prefer. And if you still need us to provide your mixers and ice, we can do that for you.

We would be happy to help you find your ideal location. It is always better to find the location first before designing a menu to ensure that the menu can be executed at the venue you have selected.

Karin has been booking bands and performers for over 30 years. It can be as simple as a harpist or solo guitarist or pick up the beat with fabulous bands – dance bands, Top 40, jazz bands and brass bands.

Whether we provide the cake or you provide it, we do not charge a cake cutting fee. Our staff is there for you, cake cutting and serving is complimentary.

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