Christmas Party Finger Food & Gourmet Catering

Organising your work Christmas party catering can be a big task, but don't despair, we have endless Christmas party catering menus that won't break the budget, and the great news is that they work well both inside the office and out — perfect if you want to get your team out of the office for a change.

Our top picks for Office Christmas Party Ideas

Cheerful Christmas finger food

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  • Homemade pork, fennel & apple sausage roll
  • Turkey, brie & cranberry gourmet sausage roll
  • Gourmet free range chicken, leek, thyme & cranberry pie
  • Leg ham, hot English & cheddar baby roll
  • Leg ham, mustard & coleslaw baby roll
  • Vine ripened tomato, torn basil and Persian feta gourmet quiche (v)

A stylish event with roving waiters serving drinks and nibbles - Canapés

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Hot and Cold Canapés:

  • Char grilled chicken breast skewers with chilli, lime and lemongrass
  • Prosciutto wrapped king prawn with dill mayonnaise for dipping
  • American cheese burger with a gourmet beef patty, tasty cheese, pickle, diced onion, American mustard and ketchup served with a brioche bun
  • Crispy pork belly slider with fennel slaw, roasted apple relish and coriander mayonnaise
  • Leg ham, mustard and coleslaw baby roll
  • Lamb kofta skewer served with a garlic yoghurt dipping sauce
  • Christmas vegetable skewer with roasted eggplant, red capsicum, zucchini and haloumi cheese
  • Smoked salmon and goats cheese roulade with garlic chives on pumpernickel bread
  • Vine ripened tomato, bocconcini and torn basil calzone

Platters to share:

  • Cheese, fruit and nuts platter- a selection of local and imported hard and soft cheese served with dried fruits, toasted nuts, crimson grapes, apple, berries and sourdough baguette and crackers
  • Christmas fruit platter- quality local season fresh fruit cut including watermelon, mango, pineapple, cherries and berries served with round mint

Sweet canapés:

  • Christmas cupcakes- chocolate and vanilla cupcakes served with Christmas trimmings
  • White Christmas rocky road
  • Mini Christmas pies- American pumpkin, maple and toasted seeds
  • Traditional mini fruit mince pies

A beautiful Christmas buffets with all your favourite dishes - Buffet

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Canapés to start:

  • House made prawn cocktail - QLD tiger prawns with a crisp iceberg lettuce and homemade cocktail sauce
  • Smoked salmon and goats cheese roulade with garlic chives on pumpernickel bread

Hot mains:

  • Oven roasted whole chicken with a pine nut, rocket and feta stuffing served with garlic roasted potatoes
  • Crispy pork belly with braised fennel, candied garlic, roasted baby beets and a roast apple and onion relish
  • Rare roast yearling topside, Yorkshire puddings, fennel crusted parsnip served with a horseradish and cabernet reduction


  • Traditional garden salad with a honey and seeded mustard vinaigrette
  • Couscous and cranberry salad with pink grapefruit segments, baby spinach, feta cheese and roasted nuts
  • Roast potato salad with rosemary, crisp bacon, shallots, cherry tomatoes, parsley and home made mayonnaise


  • Traditional mini plum puddings served warm with lashings of double cream
  • Fresh summer fruit platter with watermelon, mango, grapes, strawberries, cherries served with round mint and double vanilla whipped cream

Get outside with a seasonal barbeque - BBQ

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Served with a selection of farmhouse breads, tomato sauce, BBQ sauce and American Mustard.

From the grill:

  • King prawn, lemongrass, chilli and lime skewer
  • BBQ lemongrass chicken skewers
  • BBQ`d Portobello mushrooms with basil pesto and crumbed fetta
  • Lamb and rosemary sausages
  • Slider style beef burgers with pickled beetroot, Roma tomato, rocket, mayo and our chutney

Salad Bar:

  • Red and white quinoa with char grilled courgettes, mint, Persian feta and rocket
  • Twice cooked chat potato salad with sour cream, seeded mustard chives, shallots and sun dried tomatoes
  • Herb roasted seasonal vegetables with baby leaf spinach, soy roasted pumpkin seeds and a lemon soy dressing

Something sweet to finish

  • Traditional white rocky road
  • Rum and raisin brownies

These menus are just a starting point, we will craft a bespoke menu for your company that fulfills all your needs.

Christmas Party Planning Made Simple
Once you know generally what type of Christmas party suits your needs and your budget then you can simply hand over all the details to us and we will ensure everything looks and tastes amazing, equipment and staff arrive on time and that all your guests have a wonderful evening. That is the simplicity of working with Order-in, we offer a single point of contact for all your Christmas Party needs including:

If you are looking for an outstanding premium caterer to wow your guests, we have a range of amazing caterers, each with their own flair and unique style. 

However, if you would like to be hands-on with managing your Christmas function, you can plan and order most menus online. When ordering exclusively online you will save 5% on the total cost of your order. Christmas party catering menus that are best suited to online ordering include:

  • A festive Christmas lunch in the office
  • Casual finger food catering and drinks
  • Gourmet picnic boxes – ensure you have a plan for poor weather, rubbish and toilets
  • Corporate BBQs – please contact our event manager to discuss equipment needs

Don't forget that we are here to assist and we are always happy to have a chat with you about your corporate Christmas party plans at no extra cost to you. Order-In has been in business for the past 17 years and we are #1 for Corporate Catering, so you're in good hands with us. You can reach us on 1300 851 900

Christmas Catering for Special Diets
Catering for staff or friends with special dietary needs can seem daunting, but this is something we do everyday. Here at Order-In, we understand that everyone's dietary preferences and requirements are slightly different. That's why we cater for all special dietary requests and you will find a range of gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian options as standard on most menus. Simply ask your consultant if you are not able to find the items you want.

Final Tips for a Successful Christmas Party
Planning a successful party really comes down to a few key items — enough food, enough drinks and a relaxed environment to enjoy the event. As a Christmas party is a once-a-year event, it does need to be a little bit more special than the regular corporate gathering. This can be done affordably with seasonal food, a beautiful location or special decorations.

Let us know what you are planning and we can assist with developing your Christmas Party ideas.

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