Catering & Venue Management

Food glorious food… it’s everything to food&desire & they love it

 offer flexibility & diversity in the creation of menus, encouraging creative involvement from their clientele. A fresh & innovative approach, incorporating global flavours with emphasis on modern Australian cuisine. Let’s not forget tey also have Michelin & Hat experienced chefs working on our menus year-round, to ensure you are blown away by your food experience.

Offering external, corporate & wedding catering with tailored menus, kosher & Asian catering too, all personalised to your requirements & culinary objectives. Critically aware of the importance of representing your brand, family or celebration & focussing on enhancing your guests' experience.

Menu offerings change seasonally to keep up with produce, market changes & trends. They can also be tailored to suit a theme, price range & style of celebration. With a strong reputation for delivering premium corporate catering & events, attentiveness & discretion are among proud points of distinction.

The food&desire catering team can assist in tailoring catering packages to suit conferences, private dinners, training meetings, product launches, business openings, corporate celebrations & milestone events, even your office party.  **Whilst our Ultimate consultants via TheVenueShop are here to advise the best options to suit your specific needs & guarantee the best rates & exclusive value-adds!

With a distinctive range of unique Melbourne venues exclusively managed, food&desire are also available to cater across diverse venues including mansions, theatres, warehouses, galleries, corporate offices, showrooms, gardens & private residences. 


food&desire is widely recognised by industry as the Restauranteur’s caterer. Recently they have partnered with: Yotam Ottolenghi, Guillaume Brahimi, Shaun Presland, Andrew McConnell, Shannon Bennett, George Calombaris, Karen Martini, Philippa Sibley, Ben Shewry, Guy Grossi, Greg Malouf, Teague Ezard, Shane Delia, Neil Perry, Frank Camorra & Dan Hunter.

*Please ENQUIRE with your Ultimate Consultant or via TheVenueShop should you wish to organise a celebrity chef dinner


White Lane - closed Feb2019
Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron - Harbour Room
Aerial (food&desire)
food&desire (external catering)
The Cluster
Half Acre

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Clarion Hotel on Canterbury

A huge success... and lunch was amazing!!

Clarion Hotel on Canterbury Thankyou for making our Planning Day a huge success. The team loved the venue and the lunch was amazing!! A very enjoyable day. I will definitely be recommending your venue to all my colleagues - the experience was fantastic!

Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverley

We all really enjoyed the conference, everything was perfect!

Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverley "Wanted to say thank you so much for the great service and your patience with all our changes throughout. We all really enjoyed the conference, everything was perfect! (Well maybe the coffee machine struggled to keep up with us, but overall, everything was great). The venue set up and lunch was great - the buffet really enjoyable, especially the variety of catering offered.

Fudge by Rich

Absolutely delicious, beautifully packaged...

Fudge by Rich As always, absolutely delicious with amazing feedback from all who tried the product! Beautifully packaged up for us, delivery process fast and reliable, and Nicole couldn't have been more helpful in turning around such a large order on such short notice ensuring we had everything needed for the trade show... Think I have a new favourite flavour too, the Rocky Road is to die for!!

Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach

What a professional events team...

Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach "The events team at Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach are truly professionals at what they do. The organisation in particular of the banquets team - always so helpful and ensure that our seminars run smoothly. The only minor suggestion that I would make is more labels to indicate the types salads and sandwiches that are on offer on lunch buffets."

Rydges Bankstown

Suited our brief perfectly... staff could not do enough for us!

Rydges Bankstown "Rydges Bankstown suited our brief perfectly: close to our sites, an abundance of parking and a great function room with natural lighting. The staff were very friendly and could not do enough for us, I am sure we will use this venue again."


An absolute blast - can't wait to try another amazing VictorsFood experience!

VictorsFood “VictorsFood made our event a truly memorable one. Every one of our team members had an absolute blast making pizzas together with the fun and enthusiastic chefs… We can’t wait to try another one of VictorsFoods' amazing experiences!”

Mantra Bell City

I really appreciated the attention to detail & communication...

Mantra Bell City "Whilst I do not attend these meetings to see the room in person, I certainly had no complaints from any of my management team (no news good news!) The communication from the event co-ordinator in particular was excellent prior to our meeting. It was organised at short notice and she showed such high attention to detail which I really appreciated."

Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Really good quality & great value... best external meeting venue in a while!

Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne "The room was appropriately presented, with everything we had requested already in place. Morning tea and lunch were more than ample, and was 'yummy'! Really good quality and great value for money. One of the managers even said it’s been the best external meeting venue he’s been to in a while."


The venue, as well as the staff, location & atmosphere was second to none!

Dockside "We held our Staff Christmas party at Dockside this year - the venue, as well as the staff, location & atmosphere was second to none. From the moment I booked the venue, the service was fantastic. The event organiser kept in contact throughout the year, reminding when things needed to be done. Everything went smoothly on the night of the party, the food was amazing, the staff were excellent & the event manager on the night bent over backwards to help with...

Yarra Valley Estate

Excellent food, fantastic spaces to relax & network, country hospitality - we'll definitely be back again!

Yarra Valley Estate Our team really enjoyed the time spent at Yarra Valley Conference Centre. The staff were friendly and accommodating, the food was excellent and the spaces for the group to relax and network after a hard day's conferencing were fantastic and very well utilised!