Jandals Café & Catering Whitianga

Sample Menus

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Before Wedding Platters & Lunch Menu


Mini filled Bagels or ficelle’s filled with -
Chicken, cream cheese and fruit chutney
Ham, smoked Havarti cheese and tomato relish
Smoked salmon, cream cheese and avocado

Individual sundried tomato, chorizo, spinach tarts
Selection of club sandwiches
Mini chicken wellingtons with homemade pate and creamy mushrooms
Corn fritters with sour cream and chilli jam
Field mushroom risotto cakes finished with a beetroot pinot relish
Crepes filled with streaky bacon, rocket, shaved parmesan and aioli
Roasted pumpkin, basil, caramelised onion and feta frittata
Kumara rosti topped with smoked salmon and a peppered cream
Pork wontons finished with a sticky hoisin sauce


Jandals famous lemon tarts with Chantilly cream
Decedent caramello brownie
Fresh seasonal fruit platter
Choose 2 items from the savoury list and 1 sweet item plus a fruit platter for $16.00 per person (minimum 10 people)

Platter menu

(One platter services 10 guests)

Assorted New Zealand cheese selection with dried fruit, nuts, fruit chutney, crackers and fresh bread from $120.00

Antipasto selection of salamis, sliced meats, pâté and chorizo sausage with pickled vegetables and fresh breads from $100.00

Vegetable crudités with hummus, guacamole, chutney and pita bread from $75.00

Seasonal fresh fruit platter with a dark chocolate and yogurt dipping sauces $85.00

Buffet Sample Menu # 1


Beef fillet wrapped in bacon with a béarnaise dipping sauce
Pumpkin and feta fritters with pesto aioli
Selection of sushi (teriyaki chicken, smoked salmon and vegetarian)


Gourmet selection of breads and butter
Bourbon and Maple Glazed Ham with Mustard and Pineapple Sauce
Chicken galantine stuffed with Cranberry, Bacon, Thyme and walnuts nuts
Warm Roasted Vegetables with Aioli
Mixed Salad Greens with Goats cheese, Spanish onion, Roasted Capsicums and Dried Nectarines with Apple Cider Vinaigrette
Sun dried Tomato, Roast Buttercup and Parmesan Risoni Salad with a Basil Pesto Dressing
White Chocolate and raspberry Baked Cheesecake
Jandals famous individual lemon tarts

Priced from $38.00 per head excluding GST
This menu can be plated up and delivered cold and can have heating instructions, or we can have staff on site to cook and serve.

Buffet Sample Menu # 2


Selection of breads and butter
Bourbon and maple glazed ham off the bone with mustard and chutney
Roasted beef scotch infused with a tamarind, mango, and lemongrass marinade
Boiled baby potatoes with an herb and mustard butter
Rosemary and balsamic infused roasted vegetable melody
Zesty Moroccan chickpea salad with fresh tomatoes, herbs and feta
Mixed salad greens with Spanish onion, roasted capsicums, dried nectarines and toasted almonds with apple cider vinaigrette


Decedent chocolate and raspberry torte with a mixed berry coulis
Individual Meringues topped with a Passion fruit mascarpone and kiwifruit salsa

Priced from $32.00 per head excluding GST

Cocktail Sample Menu


Pumpkin and Feta Fritters with Pesto Aioli
Spicy pork wontons with orange hoisin sauce
Variety of sushi (teriyaki chicken, smoked salmon and vegetarian) GF
Rare roasted sirloin with a Homemade Pate on Croute
Gingerbread topped with kikorangi blue and caramelised pears
Chicken stuffed with Field Mushroom, Sun dried Tomatoes and Sage Wrapped in Bacon GF
Kumara Rosti’s topped with Peppered Cream and Smoked Salmon GF
½ Lemon tarts and ½ Chocolate caramello brownies

Priced from $22.00 per head excluding GST

This is based on 1.5 pieces of each item which is approximately 12 pieces of food per person; this is more of a dinner option.
This can be delivered cold and I will supply heating instructions for anything that requires heating, or we can staff this menu.

Gourmet Packed Lunches

Presented in a sturdy paper bag, with a luncheon napkin
They can be delivered to your location
They are ideal for fishing charters, corporate exercises


Assorted seeded bagels
(Deli meats, tomato, brie and salad greens finished with a homemade chutney and aioli)
Bacon, sundried tomato and parmesan tarts
Homemade cake or slice
Whole piece of seasonal fruit


Gluten free lunch
Selection of freshly made sushi boxes,
EITHER chicken, smoked salmon or vegetarian
Goats cheese, caramelised onion, chorizo and spinach frittata
Homemade gluten free cake or slice
Whole piece of seasonal fruit


Fresh summer pasta salad box,
With pesto, cherry tomatoes, asparagus and olives
Sweet chilli and soy chicken drum sticks
Homemade cake or slice
Whole piece of seasonal fruit

(All prices are exclusive of GST)

Sunset Cruise Cocktail Menu


Kumara Rosties topped with a peppered cream and smoked salmon
Sundried tomato, field mushroom and sage stuffed chicken wrapped in bacon
Sticky chilli and lime prawn skewers
Variety of sushi (teriyaki chicken, smoked salmon and vegetarian) GF
Assorted New Zealand cheeses with dried fruit and nuts, pickled vegetables, chutneys and sliced meats served with a selection of fresh breads and crackers
Fresh seasonal fruit platter
Mini caramello brownie
Total cost: $37.00 GST Inclusive
This would be 6 items of savoury cocktail food per person plus enough cheeses, meats and breads finished with fresh fruit platter and mini brownies.

Buffet Wedding Sample Menu # 1


Gingerbread topped with maestro blue and caramalised pears
Manuka honey and rosemary lamb kebabs with minted yoghurt
Sticky chilli and lime prawn skewers
Spinach, feta and caramelised onion tarts
Chicken brest wrapped in streaky bacon stuffed with sundried tomato, field mushroom and sage


Selection of breads and butter
Bourbon and maple glazed ham with a pinape and wholegrain mustard sauce
Lemon, garlic and rosemary infused New Zealand lamb with a homemade mint and apple chutney
Gourmet baby potatoes with a herb and shallot butter
Balsamic and manuka honey roasted vegetable medley
Kumara, wilted spinach and parmesan salad bound with an orange aioli and finished with toasted sliced almonds
Sundried tomatoes, roasted capsicum, feta and mint nestled in a mesculin salad dressing with a white balsamic dressing


Mini Pavlovas with passionfruit mascarpne and a kiwifruit and mango salsa
Mini fejioa and apple crumbles with a vanilla bean analgise
Selection of New Zealand cheeses with dried fruit and crackers

Priced from $69.00 per head excluding GST