food & beverages

With over 40 years experience in the food and beverage industry our team will provide quality food and service for your wedding reception that is in keeping with the traditions of Collits Inn.

This tradition dates back to old days of travel and in keeping with this our food is presented as share plates that act as centerpieces on the table and allow guests to interact and share the experience together.

Executive chef, Chris Warren has catered for over 300 weddings and can create a range of menu options including provisions for dietary requirements, depending on your needs.

Menu Selections

Please advise us of any dietary requirements


You have a choice of four;

FAT CIGARS: Crisp Filo Cigars with Shredded Lamb Shoulder,
butter bean Pesto & Aged Cheddar

COLLITS SAN CHOY BAU: Diced Pork Belly, Asian flavours,
Spring Onion & Canton Dressing

THE LOCAL TART: Puff Tartlets, Roasted Pumpkin & Honey
Crush & Rocket Feta Salsa

VALLEY CHICKEN: Little Bites of Chorizo, filled Breast on
Mustard Aioli topped with Croutons & Avocado

COUNTRY KEBABS: Little Grills on a stick with Button
Mushrooms, Local Ham & Soft Cheese

ARANCINI: Risotto Balls Breaded & Crisp Baked with
Mozzarella, Sage & Parmesan

SEASIDE SPOONS: A spoonful taste of Fresh Prawns, served in
a Country Curry with Garden Herbs

BAGUETTE BITES: Crisp Croutons from our local Bakers Bread
topped with a Beef & Home Grown Tomato Bruschetta

LAMB KOFTA: Finely Minced Herb & Spice Seasoned Lamb, skewered & grilled with a Sweet Tomato Dip 


This course consists of a choice of meat, fish, or poultry. Each with the option of filling/flavour, served alongside your chosen warm base & gourmet salad

CHICKEN ROULADE:     Chorizo, Oregano
                                              Roast Pumpkin, Honey, Basil
                                              Mushroom, Sage, Onion Jam
                                              Cordon Bleu, Leg Ham, Aged Cheddar

SALMON FILLET:            Honey, Ginger, Lime, Soy
                                              Sesame, Pepper, Lemon

LAMB:                                 Shoulder, Rump or Leg
                                              Mustard, Honey, Mint
                                              Sicily Style Tomato, Herbs Cassata
                                              Farmhouse Pan Rosemary Gravy

Warm Base

Options of a Warm Base & Gourmet Salad to be served with your entree

 RISOTTO: Three Cheese, Asparagus with Herb or Mushroom

COUSCOUS:                    Mediterranean Herbs & Vegetables
                                            Warm Bean & Greens Salad
                                             Pumpkin Sweet Potato, Tomato Medley


Gourmet Salad

Chorizo, Prawns, & Rocket

Melon, Feta, Spinach & Baby Beetroot

Traditional Caesar, Crisp Bacon & Garlic Croutons

Smoked River Trout, Zucchini, Mint, Red Onion & Aioli

Leg Ham Radish, Watercress & Avocado

Smoked Salmon, Asparagus, Red Onion & Berry Pear

Apple, Mixed Leaves & Beans Cauliflower

Curry, & Waldorf Casablanca, Mint, Feta, Avocado, Fig & Couscous


The choice here is a main cut of meat or poultry served over a choice of vegetables & sauce.


BEEF: Rump or Sirloin
PORK: Loin, Leg or Belly
LAMB: Leg or Shoulder
CHICKEN: Breast, Roulade or Roast


PAN GRAVY: Classic Demi Glaze from the Roast
OUTBACK: Mild Mustard, Pumpkin, Honey
AUSSIE MUSTARD: White Wine, Cracked Pepper
MUSTARD DIANE: Classic Garlic Brandy
PESTO: Basil, Butter Beans, Parmesan
HUNTER: Shiraz, Plum Mushroom, Bacon
BACON MUSHROOM: A Creamy Peppercorn
PLUM: Green Peppercorns, Cabernet, Jus
CARIBBEAN: Island Spice, Coconut Cream
CHANG MIA: Chilli, Coconut, Tomato, Coriander
Ragout – Tomato, Basil, Onion, Herbs
ROMESCO: Red Pepper, Tomato, Chilli
LAMB JUS: Mint, Pepper Honey, Rosemary

Vegetable Bases

Roasted Chats, Rosemary Sea Salt
Peas, Onion, Bacon
Caponata – An Italian Roast
Vegetable Medley
St Johns Carrots: Honey, Mint, Pepper
Green Beans, Snow Peas & Olive Oil
Broccoli & Feta
Asparagus, Rocket, Red Onion
BBQ Corn, Avocado Salsa


These selections can be made to suit Vegetarian, Vegan & Pescatarians


Rice Paper roll

Pumpkin Crackers

Baby Spinach Kofta sticks

Vegetarian Arancini 


Crisp Filo Pastry with Braised Kale Hummus

Silver Beat & Leek on Zucchini Frittata with Sweet Potato Curry 


Pumpkin & Herb Stuffed Mushroom

Saffron Rice Stuffed Tomatoes

Italian Bean Stuffed Zucchini

Yellow Squash with Mint Chickpea Stuffing 

Red Peppers with Lentil & Shallot 

Dessert Puddings

Little individual pots of house made Puddings are served on platters as a dessert buffet with your wedding cake. Choice of four;

Dark Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Crust
Brûlée of White Chocolate Berries
Lemon Lime Curd, Ginger Crush
Blackberry Crumble
Little Pavlovas
Tiramisu Pot
Sticky Date Pudding
Cherry Trifle
Custard Profiteroles

 Children 3 and under No charge  I  Children 4 to 12 years – $20  I  Teenagers 13 to 17 years – $50   I  *Children’s menu available

Our drinks packages

Collits’ Package

(Standard package included in our wedding package)

1x sparkling
The Duchess NV – Hunter Valley, NSW

2x white wines – choice of:
Tuckerbox Chardonnay – Central Ranges, NSW
Tuckerbox Semillon Sauvignon Blanc – Central Ranges, NSW
Twelve Signs Moscato – S.E Australia, NSW
Twelve Signs Rose – S.E Australia, NSW

2x red wines
Checkerboard Shiraz – South East Australia
Tuckerbox Cabernet Sauvignon – Central Ranges, NSW

1x mid strength beer – 
Great Northern Super Crisp

2x local or premium beer – choice of: 
James Boags Premium
Coopers Pale Ale
Stone & Wood Pacific Ale

Soft drinks, tea and coffee

$5 per head for each additional hour over 6 hours

settlers Package

(Additional $20 per head)

1x sparkling – choice of:
En Vie Blanc de Noir – Yarra Valley, VIC
De Perriere Blanc de Blancs – Burgundy, FR
+Collits’ & Explorers Package

2x white wine – choice of:
Flametree Sauvignon Blanc Semillon – Margaret River,WA
Margan “original” Chardonnay – Hunter Valley,NSW
Paxton Pinot Gris – McLaren Vale, SA
Astrolabe “Province” Sauvignon Blanc – Marlborough, NZ
Villa Aix Rose – Provence, FR
+Collits’ & Explorers Package

2x red wine – choice of:
Teusner “The Independent” Shiraz Mataro – Barossa Valley, SA
Rosilly “The Cartographer” Cab Merlot – Margaret River, WA
Printhie “Mtn Range” Shiraz – Orange, NSW
Coppabella Estate Pinot Noir– Tumbarumba, NSW
Optimiste “Marquis” Shiraz Cabernet – Mudgee, NSW
+Collits’ & Explorers Package

1x mid strength beer – 
Great Northern Super Crisp

x2 local / premium beer –
James Boags Premium
Coopers Pale Ale
Stone & Wood Pacific Ale

1x local / premium beer of your choice

Soft drinks, tea and coffee

$7 per head for each additional hour

Explorers Package

(Additional $15 per head)

1x sparkling – choice of:
Round 2 Blanc De Blancs – Barossa Valley, SA
Printhie Vintage Brut – Orange, NSW
+ Collits’ Package

2x white wine – choice of:
Scorpious Sauvignon Blanc – Marlborough, NZ
Agrarian “Frisky Farmer” Organic Chardonnay – McLaren Vale, SA
Lino Ramble “Yo Yo” Pinot Grigio – Adelaide Hills, SA
Nova Vita Saignee Rose – Adelaide Hills, SA
+ Collits’ Package

2x red wine – choice of:
Lock & Key Shiraz – Hilltops, NSW
Paxton “Queen of the Hive”  Red Blend – McLaren Vale, SA
Ingram Rd Pinot Noir -Yarra Valley, VIC
Smokin Barrels Merlot– Barossa, SA
+Collits’ Package

1x mid strength beer – 
Great Northern Super Crisp

1x local / premium beer –
James Boags Premium
Coopers Pale Ale
Stone & Wood Pacific Ale

1x local / premium beer of your choice

Soft drinks, tea and coffee

$7 per head for each additional hour

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