Cookes Catering & Events began as a conversation between two friends.

We started a catering company using seasonal, local and sustainable food, bringing farm to table and restaurant quality results to deserved clients and events.

Evolving from this to include event planning and project management, Cookes Catering & Events ensures a seamless experience from start to finish for every client and function. Our expertise makes sure the presentation, the styling and the venue match the effort of the kitchen.


Menus are driven by the highest quality seasonal produce
sourced locally maintaining a sustainable approach to our catering. For each event we take an innovative approach to menu design paired with thoughtful consideration to your event and how best to execute the experience to you and your guests.

Our reputation is built upon good honest food and we pride ourselves on being amongst Melbourne best caterers.

We cater for private events, corporate lunches or celebrations and weddings. Our services also include beverage packaging and staffing for events all over Melbourne.



A special day requires a exceptional service. We would love to sit down and discuss your wedding day along with all the details about; venue, ideas, theme, budget and tastes.

Cookes Catering & Events will start with a personally developed and seasonally designed menu, then using our extensive supplier and vendor contacts we can engage graphic designers and stationery suppliers, lighting and furniture hire along with florists and décor professionals to bring your wedding to life.

Let us handle the details so you’re free to enjoy every moment leading up to your big day.


At your home or unique venue,Cookes Catering & Events can apply a personalized level of detail to your event to ensure your ideal dinner, birthday or cocktail party is realised. We’re also more than happy to search and recommend the perfect location for your party. We want your event to be remembered as long after the day as you do.


We can cater corporate events with boardroom lunches in a plated or buffet style, while office cocktail parties or celebrations can be designed to suit the occasion. We can make sure your next business event is the best representation of your company’s philosophy.



Cookes Catering & Events have had the pleasure of providing our expertise and services at distinguished behind the scene events. From shop openings and product launches, photo shoots and catered corporate functions; we understand the importance of branding and interpretation of key trends, from food to design.


Planning the perfect event starts by reviewing all the details.

We consider the type of event you are hosting and alongside the location and its seasonality and weather expectations, we will plan the event and service style required. With experience, personal style & expertise we will provide you with a creative proposal inclusive of floor plan and layout options.

Colour palettes, theming ideas and additional services such as lighting, furniture and stationery can be included to guarantee a complete and cohesive event.

And of course, we are more than happy to provide and quote on a creative proposal as a sole-service.



Communication, timing and logistics management are crucial to make sure every wedding, product launch or party is smooth and stress free.

This is what we do and this is what we pride our service on, making sure all the boxes are ticked so everything goes off without a hitch.

Nothing is out of bounds. We are proud to offer a no repeat, no formula, anti-cookie-cutter event planning service - anything, anywhere, never too big or too small, too outlandish or simple.

We will propose an event for you and we will provide every service necessary to make your day a memorable one.

Sophie and Nicole.