Eloise one of our owners is a qualified chef with more than 25 years experience in hospitality, including 7 years owning and operating The Mussel Boys restaurant. Eloise can help you plan your event, she knows where to source the best flowers and local produce. Eloise can cater for a few events each year herself, around her family commitments. Alternatively you can self cater or we can help facilitate a local caterer.
The Event House was once a popular and successful 50 seat fine dining restaurant. It can seat 50 people for a sit down event or host around 100 for a standing cocktail style party. It has a wood heater so is warm and cosy during winter and it has a large deck and garden area with water views so stunning in spring and summer when sunset drinks can be enjoyed. We can help you access caterers, florists, food producers, musicians, photographers, celebrants and even help get your invites and menus printed and more….
The Event House is a beautiful space and can be be set up and styled for a fancy intimate dinner or a big party with a BBQ and music. The space is perfect for a workshop, class or retreat.
The Event House hire includes the use of a loft style dorm room which has 2 single beds. When booking an event, campers and camper vans are also welcomed at $10 per person per night. There is also additional accommodation within walking distance.
The Event House hire includes
*tables and chairs for 50
*fully equipped commercial kitchen, crockery and cutlery for 50
*coffee machine and grinder
*outdoor deck furniture
*plenty of fridge and freezer space for beverages and food
…so you can just walk in with your food or caterer to set for your event
*for an additional fee we can also provide;
white table linen
food (eg salads and BBQ meats for your event)
Eloise hosts her own special events and dinners throughout the year. And In 2019 she will be cooking for house guests that choose to book the following indulgence package.
Weekend Indulgence package 2019
*2 nights in a luxury spa chalet
*Sparkling wine and canapes on arrival
*Simple home style meal left in your chalet for Friday night
*7 course degustation dinner in the event house on the Saturday night, created from the best and freshest Tasman Peninsula produce available on the day.
*Lazy Sunday breakfast in the event house
$680 per couple for 2 nights including dinners and wine
Menus will be seasonal, and sourced from the best local produce available including Brendan’s fresh catch of the day. This may include trevally, octopus, squid, trumpeter, shark, parrot fish, dory, boar fish, flathead or yellow fin tuna. We also source locally farmed quail, beef, pork, chicken, goat, lamb, wallaby, venison, rabbit and farmed salmon, oysters and mussels, fresh fruit and vegetables grown by Eloise and Brendan and sourced locally. Eloise makes all her own breads, pickles, ferments, preserves, pastries and jams, menus created daily with the best seasonal produce it may look something like:
Friday night, ready for you when you arrive, Seafood pie and salad with canapes such as smoked salmon blinis and a bottle of Bream Creek Sparkling
Saturday Dinner in the event room:
Home-made sourdough and local olive oil
Oysters with a sweet and sour shallot dressing
Pickled Pirates Bay octopus with Tongola Curdy and olives
Salmon tartare, peony capers and pickled cucumber
Grilled Rannoch farm quail with a honey and mustard dressed pear salad
Slow-cooked rabbit with handmade fettuccini
Grilled Doo-Town venison with beetroot puree
Rhubarb cream brulee
Saturday dinner includes matched local wines from Bream Creek, Bangor, Cape Bernier and Norfolk Bay Vineyards
*allergies can be catered for if we are notified when you book.
Your lazy Sunday breakfast will include full cooked breakfast with good coffee and tea, fruit juice served in the Event House or delivered to your room.
2019 Dates (limited to 4 couples on each date!!) please enquire about other dates
To book either click through to my store to book and pre pay or call or email to pay a 25% non refundable deposit and pay the balance at the time of your stay. Once booked you are welcome to transfer your booking but we cannot refund, please email us the details to transfer the booking.
We also have a couple of casual dinners and “pop up restaurant’ ideas and events catered by Eloise and chefs in planning, including a Good Friday family seafood feast… more information to come soon…