Essential Catering and Events

(3 reviews)
Service Area
Melbourne & Surrounding Suburbs, Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges
Business Hours
Office hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Catering, venues & events available 7 days a week
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We have spaces to fit your style, with access to a wide range of venues in Melbourne and The Yarra Valley.

Special moments deserve to be celebrated with style.

Essential Catering and Events have been creating magical weddings for the last 10 years in Melbourne and the Yarra Valley's most stunning locations and venues. Essential Catering & Events not only creates amazing wedding celebrations in our range of spectacular venues, we can come to you - at your private home, preferred venue, a marquee .... anywhere at all. 

Being part of your special day is our privilege.


�        Beautiful food that’s unpretentious

�        Hand-crafted with love

�        Fresh, seasonal food that’s packed with flavour

�        Home-grown herbs, fruits and vegetables from our on-site kitchen garden

�        Locally-sourced produce from the best local suppliers and culinary artisans

�        Minimising waste matters to us. Smart sustainability and on-site composting = less environmental impact

�        Formal or fun? Our tailored menu choices help create the perfect mood

�        Impressive wine lists – and bespoke beverage packages

�        Cocktails? Or mocktails? Our team serves your drinks with added fun


�        Expect personality plus, from foodies who love a great party

�        We are all about SERVICE – and with a smile!

�        Attention to detail is our passion

�        Front-of-house…back-of-house. We’re there when you need us

�        Professional event experts trained in Responsible Service of Alcohol for your peace of mind

�        Event management experts who care

No matter what type of celebration you want, we deliver a highly personalised experience your guests will love, with premium event coordination that leaves you feeling looked after by an event management team you can rely on.

At Essential Catering and Events, we’re all about exceptional standards, with a focus on genuinely tailored service that exceeds your expectations.

We organise all the fine details of your wedding reception (and ceremony if you like), while you enjoy your memorable day.  

Every detail is taken care of – from liaising with suppliers to helping you design your perfect menu and select your accompanying beverages. Our complimentary menu tastings make choosing your perfect menu easy and our team of experienced wedding coordinators will help you every step of the way.  

Exceptional service.

Amazing flavours.

Mood. Magic. Memories.

The team at Essential Catering and Events cannot wait to be a part of your special day! 


(3 reviews)
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26 Dec 2020

Very easy to deal with, supplied delicious food, and fulfilled our requirement for the whole event to be gluten free. Good quantities of food too.

21 Mar 2020

We recently had Essential Catering & Events, cater our wedding, the food and staff were amazing and they offered many flexible options to suit our events needs. Overall we are very happy with the choice we made!

22 Mar 2019

Just two words - yummy and stunning! Beautiful menu created by essential catering using local produce and seasonal menu. We still get comments!

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