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Ballara Menu – Platinum and Diamond Sit Down Menu

Entrée

served with freshly baked dinner rolls

Entrees – Soup

 

Minestrone Soup
Traditional minestrone soup served with shaved parmesan & parmesan crisp

Asian Wonton Soup
Chicken broth with pork wontons and Asian greens

Pumpkin Soup
Roast pumpkin, caramelised onion topped with sour cream & croutons

Chicken and Corn Soup
Creamy chicken & corn soup with garlic butter croutons

Entrees – Pasta & Risotto

Chorizo and Roast Pumpkin Risotto
White wine creamy risotto with chorizo, roasted pumpkin, green peas & feta cheese

Duck, Merlot and Mushroom Ravioli
Duck, merlot & mushroom ravioli served with a reduced red wine, mushroom & pancetta sauce

Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni
Spinach and ricotta cannelloni with a tomato and basil Napoli and shaved parmesan

Gnocchi Fromage
Gnocchi with a mild gorgonzola cream sauce and roasted walnuts

Tortellini Boscaiola
Veal and sage tortellini with a creamy bacon and mushroom sauce

Pancetta and Mushroom Risotto
Creamy risotto with white wine, pancetta, mushroom, sundried tomato, spinach & Goat’s cheese

Entrées continued

 

Caramelised Pork Belly
Pork belly with aromatic sauce and Asian vegetable slaw

Sundried Tomato Arancini
Trio of arancini with spicy roasted bell pepper & tomato sugo

Teriyaki Barramundi
Fresh barramundi on wilted Asian greens and teriyaki sauce

Lemon and Rosemary Lamb Salad
Marinated lamb, served on a salad of semi-dried tomatoes, roasted sweet potato, mixed lettuce, topped with feta cheese and a sumac, citrus & honey

Moroccan Chicken
Dukkha spiced chicken served on a warm Moroccan style couscous with chickpeas, dried fruit & nuts, topped with a tomato and cardamom sauce

Pulled Beef Brisket
Slow cooked beef, smoky barbecue sauce on potato rosti, sriracha mayo and watercress, rocket & radish salad

Caramelised Onion Tart
Caramelised onion with Goat’s cheese tart, tomato chutney & reduced balsamic with roquette salad

Lamb Koftas
Cumin scented lamb koftas, tahini and honey yoghurt and minted couscous

Salmon Caprese
Salmon fillet topped with a fresh tomato, bocconcini & basil salad drizzled with balsamic & olive oil

Confit Five Spice Duck Salad
Rocket, watercress and mint salad with cucumber ribbons and pomegranate seeds, topped with confit duck leg and drizzled with a hoisin vinaigrette

Beef Rendeng
Slow cooked beef medallion in an aromatic coconut sauce with a cucumber herb salad and roti bread

Open Chicken Spring Roll
Marinated chicken strips, Asian herb and julienne salads with a ginger soy dressing

Ballara Receptions - Sit Down Wedding Menu - Entree
Ballara Receptions - Sit Down Wedding Menu - Entree
Ballara Receptions - Sit Down Wedding Menu - Entree

Mains

served with your choice of sides

Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Breast
Three cheese filled chicken breast, wrapped in prosciutto, with pesto sauce and creamy risotto

Rosemary and Porcini Lamb
Lamb backstrap marinated with garlic, rosemary and pomegranate molasses, served with a porcini, masala and rosemary sauce on rosemary & garlic potato mash

Miso Glazed Barramundi
Miso glazed barramundi with a wasabi aioli on a potato and green onion pancake

Beef Short Rib
Slow cooked beef short ribs served on pea smash with red wine teriyaki sauce & sweet Asian pickle

Scotch Fillet Steak (200gm)
Scotch fillet steak served on creamy potato mash with your choice of sauce: green peppercorn and brandy
OR red wine jus with caramelised onions OR creamy mushroom OR red wine teriyaki sauce with fried enoki

Eye Fillet Steak (250gm) (+$5.00pp)
Eye fillet with red wine jus and caramelised balsamic shallots, wilted spinach and potato galette

Coconut and Kaffir Lime Chicken
Chicken marinated in lime, chili & coriander, Thai inspired filling, jasmine rice and coconut & kaffir lime sauce

Ginger Soy Salmon
Seared salmon with a ginger soy sauce on skordalia mash

Lamb Shank
Lemon and rosemary lamb shank with mint gremolata on creamy polenta

Chicken Duxelle
Chicken breast with a bacon & chive duxelle, served with a Dijon mustard, white wine & cream sauce

Caramelised Pork Belly
Twice cooked pork belly, parsnip mash and chili caramel sauce – can be served with or without scallops

Beef Cheeks
Slow cooked beef cheek with a merlot and port reduction on potato and white bean mash

Salsa Verde Barramundi
Butter glazed barramundi with a French salsa verde herb sauce on crispy potato rosti

Chicken Bocconcini
Chicken breast stuffed with bocconcini, mozzarella, basil & spinach, with a tomato & basil sugo

Glazed Duck Breast
Honey ginger duck breast glazed and roasted resting on a red cabbage ragout

Rogan Josh Curry
Lamb rogan josh curry with cumin scented rice and kachumber salad and pappadum

Ballara Receptions - Sit Down Wedding Menu - Mains
Ballara Receptions - Sit Down Wedding Menu - Mains
Ballara Receptions - Sit Down Wedding Menu - Mains
Ballara Receptions - Sit Down Wedding Menu - Mains

Main Sides

Main Sides

Select 1 per table

– included as standard in Platinum or Diamond packages
Steamed seasonal vegetable medley, Roasted vegetable medley, Garden salad, Greek salad
Asian vegetable medley with ginger and garlic, Balsamic glazed carrots with sugar snap peas

Optional Main Sides

Price per table

Garden salad OR Greek salad – $20, Homestyle crispy fries – $25, Duck fat potatoes – $30
Rocket, parmesan & pear salad **based on seasonal availability – $20

Optional Extras

Price per table

Antipasto platter – $65, Charcuterie board – $65, Fruit platter – $45, Fruit & cheese platter – $65
Grazing station – at pre-dinners: 1 round table serves 50 people – $400. 1 long trestle serves 80 people – $650
Trio of dips platter with Turkish bread and crudités – $40, Seafood platter – P.O.A.

Dessert

Steamed Chocolate and Salted Caramel Pudding
Carmel centred chocolate pudding with a salted caramel sauce and ice cream

Lemon Meringue
Sweet shortbread tart filled with tangy lemon curd, topped with fluffy meringue

Salted Caramel & Macadamia Cheesecake
Caramel & white chocolate cheesecake with roasted macadamias, nut praline & salted caramel sauce

Pandan and Coconut Panna Cotta
Pandan infused coconut cream panna cotta, served with tropical fruit and lemongrass syrup

Apple Crumble Tart
Warmed apple tart topped with crunchy crumble with cinnamon cream and vanilla ice-cream

Honeycomb Chocolate Indulgence
Chocolate & macadamia brownie, with chocolate fudge sauce, honeycomb, and toffee ice cream

Sticky Date and Banana Pudding
Sticky date and banana pudding with butterscotch sauce, vanilla ice cream and banana crisps

Rhubarb and Strawberry Cheesecake
Cheesecake served with a rhubarb & strawberry compote, white chocolate mousse & berry coulis

White Chocolate and Raspberry Pudding
White chocolate & raspberry pudding, white chocolate ganache, raspberry compote & whipped cream

Salted Caramel Mousse
Layers of crunchy pretzel crumb, salted caramel mousse and freshly whipped cream, drizzled with salted caramel sauce and topped off with a delicious caramel popcorn pretzel treat.

Toblerone Cheesecake
Hazelnut & honey praline baked chocolate cheesecake with chocolate ganache and praline crumble

Raspberry and Mango Bliss
Layers of raspberry and mango crème with raspberry compote in a glass with a crunchy sweetcrumb topping

Ballara Receptions - Sit Down Wedding Menu - Desserts
Ballara Receptions - Sit Down Wedding Menu - Desserts
Ballara Receptions - Sit Down Wedding Menu - Desserts
Ballara Receptions - Sit Down Wedding Menu - Desserts

Dessert Tasting Plate

This option is in lieu of 50/50 service of plated desserts. Each guest will still receive an individual plate, but each plate will have three mini desserts. Included in Diamond Package or $2.00 per person for
Platinum Package. You can select from either a Mixed Trio or a Chocaholic Trio and the chef will then
create the plates for your special day. Each guest receives the same trio items.

Roaming Dessert / Sharing Platters

This option is in lieu of 50/50 service of plated desserts. Staff will walk around with platters of assorted mini desserts as selected by our chef, so that guests can enjoy these sweet treats while mingling or dancing instead of having to sit down for seated dessert service. Included in Diamond Package or $2.00 per person for Platinum Package.

Beverages

Ballara Receptions beverage packages all include ice water, soft drinks, orange juice & Cascade Light Beer

Ballara House Beverage Package

(Included as standard in package)

Tables will be set with your choice of red & white wine, heavy beer, ice water & lemon squash

Included in our standard house range are: 
White: Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Moscato 
Red: Shiraz Cabernet & Cabernet Merlot 
Bubbly available throughout the whole function 

Ballara Deluxe Beverage Package

(Additional price per person, if extending function surcharge applies)

Available in addition to the standard beverage package you can select another white wine, red wine, sparkling and beer – cider is also added into the package 
White wines include: Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, & Pinot Grigio 
Red wines include: Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon

Ballara Classic Beverage Package

(Additional price per person, if extending function surcharge applies)

Available in addition to the standard beverage package you can select another white wine, red wine, sparkling and beer – cider is also added into the package 
White wines include: Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, & Pinot Grigio  
Red wines include: Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Spirits

A range of spirits can be added in as an inclusive package for the duration of your wedding.