Rose Garden Canape Package

This package is designed for couples wanting to have pre-reception nibbles or for an intimate and relaxed reception within the gardens.  

Highlights

  • Four hour event allowing two hours for your ceremony and photos.
  • Canapes served within the historic buildings and gardens.
  • Guests will be presented with 10 pieces of food from our basic finger food range.
  • Non-alcoholic drinks buffet, coffee and range of tea selections.

Guests

  • Minimum numbers: 25 people
  • Maximum numbers: 70 people

Over 40 guests, please discuss wet weather options with our staff

Cost

  • $65 per person
  • Children under 12: $30
  • Children under 4, please discuss with staff

Package includes

  • Your selection of ceremony location within the gardens and reservation of wet weather or indoor ceremony option.
  • Use of gardens and grounds for your wedding photography.
  • Four hour package, including two hours for ceremony and photos, two hours for food service.
  • Use of the formal gardens, cheese factory, wash house and wisteria area for reception.
  • Complimentary signs directing guests to your wedding ceremony.
  • For ceremonies outdoors we provide 40 white chairs, red aisle carpet runner, and signing table with linen and chairs.
  • Indoor ceremonies include 40 black chairs, red aisle carpet runner, signing table with linen and chairs, use of white pillars and candelabras.
  • During your canape package we will provide a range of outdoor tables and chairs scattered amongst the wisteria and gardens.
  • Staff will wait food and clean up after guests.
  • Provide and refill a drinks buffet with three options of non-alcoholic drinks.

Food service

The following items will be served by our Homestead staff:

Basic finger food
(7 selections, 10 pieces per person)

  • Gourmet chicken pie
  • Mini shepherd beef pie
  • Dainty sandwiches with assorted fillings
  • Homestead sausage rolls
  • Curry puffs
  • Tasty meatballs
  • Vol au vents
  • Savoury mini croissants
  • Savoury tarts
  • Trio of dips with Pane Di Casa bread
  • Bruschetta
  • Quiche

Accompanied by housemade condiments, chutneys and sauces.

Drinks buffet (three choices), a selection of teas and coffee will also be available for your guests to choose from.