Auckland Wedding Catering - The 2020 Guide
— By Raashka Mannie
27 May 2020
The truth is that the way to anyone’s heart is through their stomach, so why not make a meal of it and pick the perfect wedding caterer?
We’ve got you covered, with a collection of the best wedding caterers in Auckland. They love locally-sourced produce, old-fashioned elbow grease and flavours from both near and far. Your wedding menu can be quite the journey, so it’s best to leave it to the experts when it comes to putting together the perfect meal for your big day. After all, these are some of the greatest things in the world coming together: declaring your endless love for your other half, as well as for one of the best meals of your life. It’s a match made in heaven.
Jess’ Underground Kitchen
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A team full of fun foodies makes for an incredible catering company. Jess’ Underground Kitchen is just that: passionate, driven, and full of creativity, they are here to bring your wedding meals that you and your guests won’t soon forget. They work with fresh, seasonal ingredients to craft handmade dishes and menus that are perfectly tailored to your tastes. From locally-sourced produce to free-range meats, Jess’ Underground Kitchen is all about giving you an incredible dining experience at your wedding. As a plus for the eco-friendly couples out there, all their walk-and-fork menus are plated in compostable serve ware.
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Widely regarded as Auckland’s most bespoke and thrilling wedding caterers, Little Wolf is here to bring you personalised service from start to finish. With a love for love, this team is all about pushing boundaries and being the best they can be, whether it’s putting together the perfect menu for your wedding or helping you to plan your ceremony. Also an events team, Little Wolf is endlessly experienced in putting together fabulous functions - weddings included. Committed to excellence, they’re wedding caterers that love what they do - and it shows. If you’re looking for truly a talented group, choose Little Wolf.
On Board Kitchen
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It’s about time you get on board with On Board Kitchen. Delightful puns aside, they offer tailored catering services for your upcoming wedding, using organic and wholefood ingredients alongside sustainable practices. They do it all, including grazing boards, canapés, bespoke catering, grazing boxes, and picnic hampers for any and all bridal and/or grooms events. With unwavering attention to detail, On Board Kitchen is here to give your wedding a carefully-curated dining experience, eliminating all the fuss when it comes to menu planning and creating the perfect reception. They also offer contactless delivery available for grazing boxes and grazing boards.
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Taste Catering is a boutique catering company, specialising in modern flavours and contemporary dishes for your special day. Their team of chefs is adaptable, experimental and bold, bringing new ideas to the table for your wedding day and helping you to plan the perfect wedding menu. Based in Auckland, they cater for weddings large and small, bringing individualised menus and high-quality ingredients. Taste Catering has a team with more than 20 years of experience in the bag, making them one of Auckland’s favourite wedding caterers. They now offer home delivery for pre-planned meals brought right to your door so that you can have a bite of greatness.
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¡Arriba, Arriba! Taco Loco is here with delights all the way from Mexico, ready to grace your wedding day with catering options that will have everyone cheering. Owned by Roger and Marcelo, they’re actually a food truck (dressed up in all its cute glory) that tuckers its way to weddings and other events, providing people with delectable and authentic Mexican eats. Their catering is the kind that provides a laidback, easygoing vibe, perfect for intimate weddings or ones that want a bunch of flavour. Taco Loco is also happy to provide both gluten-free and vegetarian options for your catering, ensuring that all of your guests will be smiling from ear to ear.
Montana Food & Events
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Montana Food & Events was established in 1965 and are unmatched experts when it comes to catering for all kinds of functions. They are here to provide you with bespoke menus and service for your wedding day, creating fresh, mouthwatering meals, with state-of-the-art integrated food preparation and a finely-honed delivery system. All their dishes are prepared with the freshest produce, serving everything from delectable canapés and other bites to wholesome dinners and lunches. No matter what you need for your wedding catering, Montana Food & Events can provide impeccable service alongside their impeccable meals.
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The proof is in the pudding with Source Kitchen, a client-orientated catering company that works with you every step of the way to ensure that the dining experience at your wedding is precisely to your tastes. Customised, hand-crafted and scrumptious, Source Kitchen caters weddings both large and small, using locally-sourced and seasonal produce to create innovative menus for you and your guests to enjoy. Source Kitchen is run out of Matakana by talented chefs with a passion for creating a restaurant-quality experience no matter the location, with access to local farms, orchards and oceans to ensure that your wedding catering is a real treat for everyone.
Cook & Butler
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Cook & Butler pride themselves on being one of Auckland’s premier wedding caterers, but also on being experienced and thorough wedding planners. Armed with talent, ingenuity and a keen eye for detail, they’ll put together a menu that will knock your socks off while ensuring that everything runs according to plan, from the ceremony to the servers. Cook & Butler can design your wedding menu from scratch, putting together creative combinations or leaning towards something more traditional. Alternately, they have set wedding menus for you to pick through at your convenience, making wedding catering all the more straightforward.
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Founded in 2001, Gatting’s has been providing catered meals and exceptional service for nearly 20 years. They aim to create traditional cuisine with modern twists - perfect for couples looking for menus with a touch of sparkle and something new. Versatile and skilful, the team at Gatting’s has been catering all manner of events, including anniversaries, engagement parties, corporate functions, and so much more. With sustainable practices (such as recyclable packaging and turning leftover food into compost) and a knowledgable team, they’re here to provide your wedding with delicious catering options.
The Kitchen Catering
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Bringing reliable and yummy catering to both corporate and personal events for years, The Kitchen Catering has built up a solid reputation as one of Auckland’s favourite caterers. They work with every budget and every occasion, including weddings, no matter how big or small the bash. With flexible food transport and preparation vehicles, The Kitchen Catering can cater for events throughout the Greater Auckland Region - even the Upper North Island if requested. They want to provide you with the best meal options for your wedding no matter your location.
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A bespoke, wholefood kitchen, Together Catering is a catering company and eatery dedicated to providing delicious and nourishing food to share for all occasions - including your wedding. They specialise in creating grazing tables and platters, ideal for sharing and filled with seasonal produce, artisan breads, meats, cheeses, a variety of handmade dips, chutney, and gluten-free seed crackers. Together Catering provides truly wholesome wedding catering options, perfect for your guests to nibble on in between dances or as a treat after dinner. Presentation is a critical factor to their success, so you’ll always be guaranteed a meal that looks as good as it tastes.
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Since their launch, Divine Foods has catered for over 3,500 functions, over 100,000 guests and made over 600,000 different dishes. In all this time, they have received only a single complaint. Now that’s saying something, isn’t it? With quality ingredients and passionate chefs, Divine Foods is consistent in their success and are happy to help make your wedding a memorable experience. To them, no celebration is complete without exquisite food, so they’re here to ensure that you get what you’ve been dreaming of, helping you to plan a wedding menu that will dazzle and delight, with both set and tailored options.