Conference & Meetings Catering

Whether it’s a conference, wedding, cocktail function, private dinner or special event, Crowne Plaza Queenstown has great catering facilities and a fantastic menu that your guests will love.

View Rooms

Our three spacious banquets rooms and our boardroom offer

  • Spectacular lake and mountain views providing the perfect backdrop to your event
  • Floor to Ceiling windows providing natural light the full length of each room with balcony access
  • A large Atrium adjacent to each room that leads to a sunny courtyard; perfect for pre event cocktails and canapés

Please browse our selection of banquet and catering menus

 

Please choose two items from the below

− Chef’s choice of gourmet sandwich

− Chicken Caesar salad wrap

− Thai beef wrap

− Smoked salmon cream cheese, capers and onion bagel

− Baguette with Italian salami, pesto, roasted capsicum and gherkin

− Falafel, iceberg lettuce and mint paprika wrap (v)

− Venison or mince beef pie

− Sausage roll

Please choose three items from the below

− Fresh whole fruit

− Muesli bar (v, gf)

− Potato chips

− Chocolate bar (v)

− Fruit yoghurt (v)

− Dark chocolate brownie (v)

− Chef’s choice of sweet muffin (v)

Add $4 per person if you would like either a bottle of water or bottle of orange juice.

THREE CANAPÉS

PRE-DINNER SELECTION

$20.50 PER PERSON (1⁄2 HOUR)
$22.50 PER PERSON (1 HOUR)

FOUR CANAPÉS

SELECTION

$24.50 PER PERSON (1 HOUR)
$27.50 PER PERSON (1 1⁄2 HOUR)
$30 PER PERSON (2 HOUR)

FIVE CANAPÉS

SELECTION

$26 PER PERSON (1 HOUR)
$29.50 PER PERSON (1 1⁄2 HOUR)
$32 PER PERSON (2 HOUR)

SEVEN CANAPÉS

SELECTION

$34.50 PER PERSON (1 HOUR)
$37 PER PERSON (1 1⁄2 HOUR)
$39 PER PERSON (2 HOUR)

Canapés are continuous service within the timeframe selected.

COLD CANAPÉS

− Smoked salmon on melba toast and dill crème fraîche

− Smoked New Zealand fish brandade on crostini

− Smoked chicken, cranberry and cream cheese wrap

− Duck rillette with orange and hoisin sauce

− Crudities with housemade hummus

− Mini Greek salad, balsamic glaze and herb oil

− Blue cheese mousse and toasted walnut on puff pastry

− Thai beef salad wrapped in basil leaves

− Vine tomato and mozzarella cheese bruschetta

− Prawn cocktail with cognac cocktail sauce

− Green gazpacho shots

− Gruyere cheese, prosciutto and sundried tomato wrap

− Vietnamese popiah with nuoc cham dip

HOT CANAPÉS

− Vegetarian spring roll

− Assorted savoury mini-pies

− Vegetarian samosas

− Spicy Thai fish cake with tomato chutney

− Moroccan Merino lamb on risotto cake with paprika mint yoghurt

− Roast beef on herb rosti with horseradish sauce

− Mushroom, thyme and truffle in a puff pastry shell

− Vegetable tempura with soy sauce

− Chicken and chorizo skewers with confit garlic aioli

− Cheesy garlic bread bites

− Muchroom and feta arancini

− Seared tuna, goma wakame and ponza

BEVERAGE PACKAGES.

PRICES PER PERSON

STANDARD BEVERAGE PACKAGE

1 HOUR $30
1 1⁄2 HOUR $34
2 HOUR $37
3 HOUR $44
4 HOUR $51
5 HOUR $58

INCLUDES

− House Chardonnay
− House Sauvignon Blanc
− House Merlot Malbec
− House Pinot Noir
− Brancott Estate Brut Cuvee
− Choose 2 beers from the Beer Selection on the next page*
− Orange juice
− Soft drinks

EXECUTIVE BEVERAGE PACKAGE

1 HOUR $36
1 1⁄2 HOUR $40
2 HOUR $43
3 HOUR $52
4 HOUR $58
5 HOUR $66

INCLUDES

− Tuki Tuki Chardonnay
− Raparua Road Sauvignon Blanc
− Brancott Estate Brut Cuvee
− Farm Lane Syrah
− Kings Road Pinot Noir
− Choose 4 beers from the Beer Selection on the next page*
− Orange juice
− Soft drinks

STANDARD SPIRITS

$9 PER PERSON

The following standard spirits are also available on both beverage packages at an additional cost.

− Absolut Vodka
− Havana Club Rum
− Olmeca Tequila
− Beafeater Gin
− Jim Beam Bourbon
− Ballantines Scotch

BEVERAGES ON CONSUMPTION

All beverages are charged on a consumption basis. If requested, your spend can be monitored during your event and updates can be given at pre arranged levels or times. Cash bar also available on request.

PLEASE NOTE

Crowne Plaza Queenstown reserves the right to refuse service in agreement with Liquor Licensing requirements.

BEER AND CIDER SELECTION

PRICES PER BOTTLE

− Speights $8.50
− Amstel light $8.50
− Export 33 $8.50
− Tui $8.50
− Tiger $8.50
− Heineken $8.50
− Monteith’s Golden $8.50
− Steinlager Pure $8.50
− Monteith’s Black $8.50
− Monteith’s Original $8.50
− Monteith’s Radler $8.50
− *Corona $9
− *Monteith’s Apple Cider $9
− *Monteith’s Pear Cider $9
− *Peroni $9

*Not included in standard beverage package choice

NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

PRICES AS INDICATED

− Orange, apple, pineapple or tomato juice $5.50
− Full selection of soft drinks $5
− Waiwera Water:

Still 500ml $6
Sparkling 500ml $6

Morning or afternoon tea is served with freshly brewed coffee, tea selections and cookies, plus one item from the Healthy, Sweet or Savoury options.

SAVOURY OPTIONS

− Bacon and cheese muffin
− Spinach and feta muffin (v)
− Ham, tomato and cheese croissant
− Chef’s finger sandwiches including vegetarian
− Sausage rolls topped with cumin seeds
− Smoked salmon, cream cheese and crispy onion mini bagels
− Baguette with sundried tomato tapenade, gherkin, roasted capsicum and salami
− Roasted beef foccacia with baby spinach, chargrilled capsicum and basil pesto

SWEET OPTIONS

− Chocolate brownie with greek yoghurt (v)
− Banana and walnut cake (v)
− Carrot and hazelnut cake (v)
− Coconut and lemon friand (v, gf)
− Raspberry and white chocolate muffin (v)
− Fruit tartlets
− Mini dark chocolate pecan nut pies (v)
− Scones (please chose from, plain, fruit or savoury)

HEALTHY OPTIONS

− Homemade muesli and yoghurt bar (gf)
− Sultana and bran muffin (v)
− Crudités with homemade dips (v, gf)
− Fresh sliced fruit platter (v, gf)
− Yoghurt cup with fruit salad and berry coulis (v, gf)
− Fruit and spirulina shots (v, gf)
− Mixed berry smoothie shot (v, gf)
− Fruit crunch (v, gf)
− Falafel, iceberg and carrot pita pocket with tzatziki (v)
− Chickpea, roasted pumpkin and puy lentil Tabbouleh cup

TWO COURSES

$65 PER PERSON

Please choose two items each from Entrée and Mains, or Mains and Dessert. Served alternative drop.

THREE COURSES

$75 PER PERSON

Please choose two items each from Entrée, Mains and Dessert. Served alternative drop.

ALTERNATIVE DROP

Individual orders will not be taken. An equal amount of each dish is prepared and served alternatively to each guest, ie one guest will receive one of the menu options and the next guest the other menu option. We encourage swapping within the table should a dish not be to an individuals personal taste however our menu options are our most popular dishes.

 

MAINS

− Southland Beef Fillet: Cooked medium rare with classic fondant potato, French beans and a light shallot balsamic jus
− Cornfed Chicken Breast: Smoked kumara purée, roasted field mushroom, glazed baby carrot, porcini jus
− Catch Of The Day: Citrus pomme purée, wilted greens, crispy leeks and confit vine tomato
− Merino Lamb Rump: Pan seared rump, braised shoulder potato gratin, crushed garden peas, sundried tomato jus
− Field Mushroom Risotto: Poached pear, candied walnut and rocket salad
− Lemon And Chives Gnocchi: Roasted pepper, courgette and basil pesto

DESSERTS

− Kaffir Lime Pie: Classic baked lime pie flavoured with kaffir lime leaves served with raspberry and strawberry sorbet
− Rosewater Meringue: With chantilly cream, kiwi fruit and berry compote
− Dark Chocolate Fondant: Chantilly cream, hazelnut praline
− Sticky Date Pudding: Salted caramel, spun sugar, hokey pokey ice cream
− Chocolate Crème Brûlée: Valhrona Manjari 64%, orange marmalade
− New Zealand Cheese Platter

(for the table):
Selection of Gibbston Valley Cheese, Kawarau blue, Wakatipu Brie, Nevis Maasdam and Glenroy Cheddar served with housemade spice crackers, fruit paste, apple and pear chutney, grapes and dried fruit

MENU ONE: BUILD YOUR OWN

Please choose a total of five items from bread, salad, wrap and hot items

FILLED BREAD ITEMS
Croissant with smoked ham, tomato and cheese
Akaroa smoked salmon and cream cheese bagel
Chef’s choice finger sandwich selection
Baguette with Italian salami, roast capsicum and gherkin
Smoked fish, rocket and mesclun on Turkish bread

SALADS
Chef’s garden salad with pumpkin and sunflower seeds
Traditional Caesar with croutons, shaved parmesan and crispy bacon
Gourmet potato with spring onion and crispy pancetta
Thai beef with crisp vegetables and cashew nuts
Penne pasta with sundried tomato, olives and pesto
Moroccan Couscous

WRAPS
Chicken, cos lettuce, parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing
Grilled lamb, spinach leaves and harissa
Strip of beef, crisp vegetables, cashew nut and Thai dressing
Mexican beans, corn, red onion, sour cream and iceberg lettuce
Homemade falafel, iceberg, julienne carrot and mint paprika yoghurt

HOT ITEMS (Maximum of two items)
Stir fry egg noodle with vegetables, sweet soy sauce and crispy shallot
Lamb shanks with rustic roast potato and root vegetables
Pan fried fish with crushed lemon gourmet potatoes and salsa verde
Stir fry beef and Asian vegetables with oyster sauce
Grilled rosemary and lemon marinated chicken breast with couscous
Steamed seasonal vegetables with butter and chopped fresh herbs

MENU TWO: KIWIANA BBQ STYLE BUFFET

Chef’s choice salad
Traditional Fish and chips
Beef Pattie OR chicken breast (Please chose one)
Lamb and mint sausage OR pork sausage (Please chose one)
Pavlova with Chantilly cream, kiwi fruit and berry compote
Served with white and wholemeal bread, sliced tomato, onion, iceberg lettuce, coleslaw, sliced cheese, tomato ketchup, mustard and tartar sauce

MENU THREE: MEXICAN BUFFET

Mexican potato salad
Mixed greens with Pico de Gallo
Chicken fajita mix
Beef fajita mix
Flour tortilla
Mexican beans
Nachos
Salsa
Guacamole
Cheese
Jalapeno
Sour cream

MENU FOUR: ASIAN BUFFET

Thai beef salad with crisp vegetables and cashew nuts
Miso soup with tofu
Chicken green curry with garden vegetables
Jasmine rice
Beef yakiniku with bean sprout, bok choy onion and carrot
Stir fry seasonal vegetables with hoisin sauce

OPTION ONE

$60 PER PERSON
Includes:
− Bread with whipped butter
− One soup
− Two salads
− Two hot items
− One potato or rice dish
− One vegetable dish
− One dessert

OPTION TWO

$70 PER PERSON
Includes:
− Bread with whipped butter
− One soup
− Two salads
− Antipasto platter
− Two hot items
− One potato or rice dish
− One vegetable dish
− One dessert
− Seasonal fruit platter

OPTION THREE

$90 PER PERSON
Includes:
− Bread with whipped butter
− One soup
− Three salads
− Antipasto platter
− Seafood platter
− Two hot items
− One potato or rice dish
− Two vegetable dishes
− One dessert
− Seasonal fruit platter

SOUP SELECTION

All served with croutons where applicable

− French onion soup with manchego crouton (v)
− Seafood chowder (gf)
− Creamy potato and leek with crispy bacon lardoons (gf)
− Hearty Minestrone (v, gf)
− Roasted pumpkin and cumin (v, gf)
− Ham and pea (gf)
− Sweet corn and crispy pancetta (gf)
− Seafood Tom Yum Gong (gf)
− Miso soup with tofu (v)
− Tomato and fennel consommé (v, gf)
− Ham, haricot beans and garden vegetables (gf)
− Caramelised cauliflower and balsamic onion (v, gf)

SALAD SELECTION

− Chicken cobb salad with blue cheese crumble (gf)
− Classic Caesar with bacon and parmesan
− Roasted gourmet potato, spring onion, crispy pancetta and confit garlic aioli (gf)
− Chefs crisp garden salad (v, gf)
− Zesty lemon and raisin coleslaw (v, gf)
− Rocket salad with cherry tomato, parmesan and balsamic glaze (v, gf)
− Greek (v, gf)
− Barley tabouleh (v, gf)
− Fusilli pasta with smoked chicken, spinach and garlic aioli
− Tomato, basil and scallions with balsamic vinaigrette (v, gf)

HOT SELECTION

− Poached pear and rocket leaves risotto (v, gf)
− Slow braised Merino Cardrona lamb shank with root vegetables (gf)
− Roast chicken breast with truffle mash potato and mushroom ragout (gf)
− Manuka smoked Akaroa salmon fillet with citrus nage (gf)
− Five spice pork belly with appleslaw (gf)
− Braised beef ribs with homemade BBQ sauce (gf)
− Spaghetti prawn aglio olio
− Ikan Bakar, banana leaf baked fish with spices and Colo colo sauce
− 24hrs slow cooked sirloin with horseradish cream and garlic green beans (gf)
− Slow cooked New Zealand lamb rump with minted greens (gf)
− Vegetarian quesadillas with goat’s cheese (v)
− Penne, pancetta and leek crème fraîche (gf)
− Thai vegetable green curry (v, gf)
− Stir fry vegetables with egg noodles (v)

POTATO AND RICE SELECTION

− Potato and carrot Dauphinoise (v, gf)
− Creamy mashed potato (v, gf)
− New potatoes tossed in butter and parsley (v, gf)
− Duck fat confit gourmet potatoes with chives and crispy onion (gf)
− Baked cajun potato wedges with bacon and cheese
− Jasmine, basmati or coconut rice (v, gf)
− Baked potato with sour cream and chives (v, gf)
− Classic Lyonnaise potato ( v, gf)

VEGETABLE SELECTION

− Seasonal steamed vegetables with parsley butter (v, gf)
− Stir fry Asian greens with garlic black bean sauce (v)
− Roasted honey glazed root vegetables (v, gf)
− Broccoli and cauliflower mornay (v)
− Rustic chunky ratatouille (v, gf)
− Green beans with confit garlic and toasted almonds (v, gf)
− Roasted pumpkin and kumara with nutmeg and cinnamon (v, gf)
− Minted peas (v, gf)
− Gruyere and Provencale vegetable gratin (v, gf)

ANTIPASTO PLATTER

− Selection of cured meats
− Olives
− Artichokes
− Sundried tomato pesto
− Chargrilled vegetables

SEAFOOD PLATTER

− Prawns and mussels marinated with lemon and dill
− Sliced cold smoked salmon
− Smoked fish brandade
− Crostinis
− Lemon aioli

SEASONAL FRUIT PLATTER

− Chef’s selection of seasonal fruit

DESSERT SELECTION

Individual serve
− Strawberry and mascarponeshortcake (v)
− Rosewater meringue with Chantilly cream and berry compote (v, gf)
− Apple and rhubarb crumble (v)
− Malva sponge pudding with vanilla custard (v)
− Raspberry compote and white chocolate mousse (gf)
− Lavender crème brûlée (v, gf)
− Rich black forest gateaux with blueberry sauce (v)
− Assorted petit fours
− Rich dark chocolate brownies with lemon yoghurt (v)
− Assorted ice creams (gf)
− Passionfruit and yoghurt cheesecake
− Baked kaffir lime pie

Treat your clients to something truly unique and book this catering option for your next event.

The launch of High Tea at Crowne Plaza Queenstown has proved so successful it’s now being offered to meetings, conventions and business events clients. The small bites are served on a three-tiered cake stand and includes:

  • Top-quality finger sandwiches
  • A variety of homemade scones served with whipped cream, butter and raspberry jam
  • Sweets such as red fruit macarons, a chai cheesecake and an orange crème brulée

The perfect afternoon tea break in a busy day includes a range of Dilmah teas and barista coffee for $26 per person, or organisers can add a touch of luxury with a glass of Brancott Estate bubbles for $34 per person.

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