MCEC

Price note: there is a 15 per cent surcharge for Sunday and public holiday events.

Stand-up working lunch

$34.50 per person

Our sandwiches are made using locally baked bread and our salads with fresh, seasonal produce. These healthy and wholesome lunches are served from stations, which allow quick and easy access during limited time frames.

Please choose four items from the sandwich and salad selections, one item from our speciality range and enjoy complimentary fresh seasonal fruit, a sweet treat from our pastry kitchen and house-made iced tea.

Upgrade to assorted soft drinks and juices (replaces iced tea) $4.50
Freshly brewed premium coffee; hot chocolate; and a variety
of traditional, herbal and fruit infused teas
$4.50

Sandwich selections

Sher Wagyu beef with semi-dried tomatoes, grain mustard mayonnaise, Swiss cheese and lettuce on organic seeded sourdough
BBQ pulled pork with grilled pineapple, cos lettuce and coriander aioli on a mini baguette
Chicken banh mi (Vietnamese chicken rolls) – roasted chicken, pate, Asian salad, chilli, coriander and nam prik
Spicy beef brisket on a panini roll with cheddar coleslaw and barbecue sauce
Gypsy ham, Swiss cheese, mesclun salad with caramelised onion and tomato relish
Chicken caesar salad on a Turkish bread roll
Gippsland pastrami, tasty cheese, dill cucumber, house-made sauerkraut and Reuben sauce
Chickpea falafel wrap with hummus, parsley, lettuce and tomato V
Quinoa and soy roll with tuna mayonnaise, cucumber, tomato and cos lettuce
Grilled mixed mushrooms with onion jam, roasted capsicum, baby spinach and feta cheese V

Salad selections

Caesar salad
Chickpea salad, chat masala, tamarind, and yoghurt dressing V
Vietnamese chicken salad with cabbage and beans GF
Asian mushrooms, mesclun, miso and sesame dressing V
Orecchiette pasta, chorizo, tomato tapenade, olive and feta
Brown rice, lentils, mung beans, orange, cucumber, green peas and olives V, GF
Sweet potato, pearl barley, asparagus, free-range egg, chia seeds, beetroot and walnuts V
Roasted pumpkin, beetroot, chevre and cashew V, GF

Speciality items

Tokyo rolls with a variety of fillings (V available)
Vietnamese rice paper rolls with nam prik sauce (V available)
Warm pide with lamb and feta
Warm chicken and avocado wrap with lime aioli
Tortilla de patatas – Spanish-style omelette with potato, garlic, capsicum, thyme, zucchini, caramelised onion and tomato jam V, GF
Spiced vegetable samosas with house-made mint and coriander chutney V

Additional hot items

$5.50 per selection
Chipotle beef meatballs with kidney beans and coriander GF
Pork belly with apple and red cabbage slaw
Lamb shoulder shepherds pie with buttermilk onion rings GF
Masala-spiced chicken with preserved-lemon couscous and pinenut yoghurt
Thai chicken curry with jasmine rice GF
Malay beef curry, jasmine rice and cucumber yoghurt
Pan-fried parmesan gnocchi, wild-mushroom ragu and goats cheese V
Beetroot and sage ravioli, chestnut cream and citrus salsa V

Additional dessert items

$5.50 per selection
Valhrona caramel milk chocolate mousse with honey-roasted and salted macadamias V, GF
Apple and almond sourdough streusel cake V
Chocolate and passionfruit tart with white chocolate marshmallows V
Baked almond and seasonal berry tart V
A selection of artisan Victorian cheeses
Our cheese selections change regularly for variety

Plated stand-up lunch

$35.00 per person

A pre-set option of your choice, accompanied by our house-baked sourdough bread, whole fruit, iced tea and a sweet treat baked by our pastry chefs. All dishes can be made to suit any dietary requirement.

Please select two dishes from the following:
Victorian lamb rump, house-made labna, Middle Eastern salad, lemon and pistachio dukkah GF
Flaked salmon, salmon pearls, shallots, bean shoots, cucumber, ruby grapefruit, coriander and mint GF
Selection of sushi and California rolls with Japanese seaweed salad, pickled ginger, light soy and wasabi GF available
Strawberry-tea-smoked chicken, green beans, onion, mesclun lettuce, cherry tomato, jamon shard and basil aioli GF
King prawn and pork belly salad, cucumber, rice noodles, chilli, lime and coconut GF
Chicken, chorizo, pumpkin and goats cheese salad, rocket, cashews, black quinoa, and apple vinaigrette GF
MCEC seasonal tasting board featuring local produce, including chicken and rosemary parfait, seasonal terrine, Yarra Valley vegetables, Victorian smallgoods, arancini, smoked salmon with compressed fennel salad, and freshly baked sourdough
Items are subject to seasonal availability

Roast lunch carvery

$39.50 per person

Requires a minimum of 100 guests.

Our delicious roast lunch starts with the best Victorian pork, beef or lamb. After seasoning with fresh herbs and garlic we slow roast to perfection, in-house.
Select two types of meat from the following, to be served in a Turkish bread roll along with seasonal house-made soup, chef’s roasted vegetables, a sweet treat and house-made iced tea.

  • High country pork
  • Victorian beef
  • Gippsland lamb

Shared Tables

Lunch $42.50 per person

One entrée, one main course, two vegetable sides and one dessert selection

Dinner $62.50 per person

One entrée, two main courses, two vegetable sides and one dessert selection.

All dishes are designed to share and are served to the centre of the table, encouraging interaction amongst your guests. Create your own menu using our list of dishes below.

Entrée options

Select one entrée

Assorted house-made dips and Turkish bread
Roasted vegetables with garden salad, fresh herbs, olives and basil aioli V, GF
Truss tomatoes, rocket leaves, house-made labna, chervil, and lemon balsamic V, GF
Chicken and tarragon tortelloni, green peas, fennel and crème fraiche
Spicy vegetable samosas with house-made yoghurt dressing, mint and coriander chutney V

Main course options – served hot

Select one main course (lunch) or two main courses (dinner)
Moroccan-inspired chicken, preserved lemon, roasted zucchini, mint GF
Roasted high-country pork, celeriac remoulade GF
Slow-roasted lamb shoulder with Ras el hanout and fattoush salad
Smoked beef brisket, Southern style, with BBQ sauce and kale GF
Cantonese-style beef, tangy tomato sauce, Chinese broccoli

Vegetable options

Select two dishes
Mashed bintje potatoes with Victorian cream V, GF
Roasted chat potatoes with rosemary and garlic V, GF
Soft-whipped buckwheat polenta V, GF
Crushed kipfler potatoes, sherry, mint V, GF
Fragrant rice pilaf, sultanas, cashews, cumin V, GF
Fennel, peas, mint V, GF
Green beans, chilli sambal V, GF
Wok-tossed Asian greens, soy, mirin V
Roasted seasonal root vegetables V, GF
Crunchy snow peas, flaked almonds, balsamic glaze V, GF
Roasted spiced cauliflower, apple, pine nuts V, GF

Dessert options

Select one dessert
Lemon and raspberry tart with a crisp meringue V
Espresso panna cotta served with a hazelnut biscotti V
Apple and raspberry cobbler with fresh cream V
Chocolate and Grand Marnier parfait with Italian meringue and candied orange zest V, GF
A selection of Victorian cheeses

V = Vegetarian GF = Gluten free

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