Banquet & Catering

Holiday Inn Rotorua has a wide variety of menus to suit your meeting or event.

Whether it is a conference, a sit-down dinner or a stand-up networking function, we have the menu, team and facilities to make your event one to remember.

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Please browse our selection of banquet and catering menus:

Cold Items

Chilled Fruit Juices Various
Cut Seasonal Fruit Platter
Selection of Cereals & Spiced Fruit Compotes
Baked Flaky Croissants & assorted Danish Pastries
Deli Meat Platter with assorted NZ Cheeses
Homemade Fruit Flavoured Yoghurts
Breakfast Rolls with Preserves & Honey

Hot items

Grilled Pork Breakfast Sausages
Smoked Honey Cured Bacon
Pancakes with Maple Syrup and Fresh Cream
Grilled Hot House Tomatoes
Herbed Scrambled Eggs
Golden Hash Browns
Filtered Coffee & Tea

Menu price / from $25.50 per person
Minimum 40 guests

Vegetarian options available, prices inclusive of GST (Menus & Prices subject to change without notice)
We are happy to accommodate allergies and special dietary requirements

Business Breakfast Plated

Cold Items
Chilled Fruit Juices Various
Cut Seasonal Fruit Platter
Baked Flaky Croissants & assorted Danish Pastries
Breakfast Rolls with Preserves & Honey
Hot Plated Breakfast
50/50 Alternate Drop
Vegetarian options available on request:
Poached Egg on Toasted English Muffin
With Champagne Ham, Golden Hash Brown,
& Hollandaise Sauce
Or
Herbed Scrambled Eggs with Hash Browns
Smoked Bacon & Oven Roasted Tomato
Filtered Coffee & Tea
Menu price / from $26.50 per person

Minimum 20 guests

Vegetarian options available, prices inclusive of GST (Menus & Prices subject to change without notice)
We are happy to accommodate allergies and special dietary requirements
Holiday Inn Rotorua Conferencing 2011/2012

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST BUFFET

Chilled Fruit Juices Various
Cut Seasonal Fruit Platter with Berry Coulis
Baked Flaky Croissants & assorted Danish Pastries
Selection of Cereals & Spiced Fruit Compotes
Homemade Fruit Flavoured Yoghurts
Breakfast Rolls with Preserves & Honey
Filterer Coffee & Tea

Menu price from $22.50 per person
Minimum 20 guests

BROWN BAG BREAKFAST

(All Items are packed into a Brown bag with a Napkin & Plastic Cutlery)
Fruit Yoghurt
Fruit Salad
Orange Juice
Danish
Piece of Fruit
Ham & Cheese Croissant
Menu price: $18.50 per person

Prices inclusive of GST (Menus & Prices subject to change without notice)
We are happy to accommodate allergies and special dietary requirements

The items listed below and options are for:

Conferences, Meetings and the Day Delegate Package

The minimum guest requirement for this option is 10 guests
Please select a Soup Course or Dessert Course to accompany the Maincourse,
a full three (3) course menu will be an additional $7.50 per person

Menu Options

Soup Course – Chefs choice
Main Course – Please choose two (2) dishes from this list
Pan seared hapuka
Champ potato, caper cream sauce
Poached sea bass
Saffron rice, beurre blanc sauce
Pan roasted scotch fillet
Sautéed potatoes & red onion, béarnaise sauce
Hereford striploin
House potato, peppercorn sauce
Roasted chicken breast
Kumara mash & pan reduction jus
Chicken thigh
Fondant potato, creamy mushrooms
Lamb shank braised in dark ale
Potato mash, sauce reform
Pan seared lamb rump
Rosemary & garlic potatoes, red wine jus
Roasted pork loin
Potato, pumpkin & kumara, apple sauce
Holiday Inn Rotorua Conferencing 2011/2012
Pork cutlet
Potato hash, red current sauce
Roast vegetable rotollo
Spiced pumpkin sauce
Aubergine & pear bake
Spinach, blue cheese sauce
Dessert Course
A tasting platter of various tantalizing and delicious desserts

All main courses are accompanied with:
Steamed vegetables
Green salad with a balsamic dressing
 Crusty ciabatta mini loaves & butters
 Tea & coffee

Menu price / $29.50 per person
Minimum 10 guests
Prices inclusive of GST (Menus & Prices subject to change without notice)
We are happy to accommodate allergies and special dietary requirements

Build your own Sandwiches

Made by you & just how you like it from a tempting range of:
European styled buns, sliced breads & wraps
Lemon infused tuna
Lightly smoked chicken breast, pastrami & ham
Gouda, edam & cheddar cheese
Cottage cheese
Crisp mesclun greens, vine tomatoes, cucumber & beetroot
Mustards, mayo, assorted relishes
Salad Selection – Please Select Two (2) Items / Additional Items @ $2.50 per person

Udon noodle with baby bokchoy, egg, ponzu & chilli dressing
Greek salad of marinated feta, olives, sundried tomato & cucumber
Bocconcini & vine tomato salad with fresh basil & drizzled with olive oil
Rough cut coleslaw folded with a tangy mayonnaise
Potato salad with spring onion & sour cream dressing
Mesclun salad with capsicum, cherry tomatoes, red & spring onion
Marinated mushroom salad
Roast vegetable salad of courgette, capsicum, aubergine & kumara

Main Course Selection – Please Select Two (2) Items / Additional Items
$4.50 per person

Butter chicken Marsala with steamed jasmine rice
Vegetarian lasagne
Wok tossed sweet & sour pork with cardamom rice
Hangi smoked meat pie with a flaky puff pastry lid
Grilled Tarakihi fillets with a caper & lemon sauce
Stir fry beef with oyster sauce & wok vegetables on combination rice
Casserole of beef with chat potatoes, carrots, shallots & red wine reduction
Blue nose, shrimp & green lip mussels tossed in pasta & finished with a garlic & tomato couli
Indonesian roasted sticky chicken wings

To Finish

Please Select One (1) Item / Additional Items @ $3.50 per person

Petit fruit tartlets
Mini Pavlova with fruits
Spiced pear & pistachio nut strudel
Mini apple pies with cream
Passionfruit cheesecake
Mini lemon meringue tartlets
Tropical fruit salad with passionfruit syrup
Assorted NZ cheeses with grapes & crackers
Sliced seasonal fruit with raspberry coulis

Filtered coffee & tea – included in all options

Menu price / from $29.50 per person
Minimum 30 guests
Vegetarian options available, prices inclusive of GST (Menus & Prices subject to change without notice)
We are happy to accommodate allergies and special dietary requirements

Brown Bag Lunch Bag – Option #1

Kaiser Bun with Glazed Ham, Tomato, Brie and Dijonnaise Mustard
Honey & Sesame Marinated Chicken
Individual Fruit Flavoured Yoghurt
Freshly baked Muffin
NZ Cheese / Crackers
Spring Water Zipper Top 700ml
Chocolate Bar
Two (2) pieces of fresh Seasonal fruit
Menu price / $25.50 per person

Brown Bag Lunch Bag – Option #2

Cajun Chicken & Mango Wrap
Tropical Fruit Salad with Passionfruit Syrup
Individual Fruit Flavoured Yoghurt
Rich Chocolate Mud cake
NZ Cheese & Crackers
Spring Water Zipper Top 700ml
Chocolate Bar
Two (2) pieces of fresh Seasonal fruit

Menu price / from $23.50 per person
Minimum 30 guests
Vegetarian options available, prices inclusive of GST (Menus & Prices subject to change without notice)
We are happy to accommodate allergies and special dietary requirements

FILTERED COFFEE & TEA

$3.90 per person

COOKIE BREAK

Filtered coffee & tea with gourmet biscuits
$5.90 per person

Continuous filtered coffee & tea

Half day $8.70 per person
Full day $11.80 per person
Addition of Gourmet Biscuits $2.80 per person

TAKE A BREAK MENU SELECTION

Filtered coffee & tea included
With a selection of one of the following @ $7.50 per person
With a selection of two of the following @ $8.50 per person
Chocolate brownie
Mini muffins – gluten free also available
Cupcakes – frosted & plain
Lemonade scones with preserves & whipped cream
Mini fruit tartlets with Danish custard
Oven baked assorted mini gourmet pies with tomato sauce
Sliced seasonal fruit with flavoured Greek style yoghurt
Croissants with assorted fllings
Additional items
NZ mineral water – still / sparkling
$4.50 per bottle
Kiwifruit, orange, tomato or apple juice
$3.80 per person

Vegetarian options available, prices inclusive of GST (Menus & Prices subject to change without notice)
We are happy to accommodate allergies and special dietary requirements

COLD

Smoked salmon on blinis, hazelnut cream & ribbon cucumber
Charred lamb loin, tomato & walnut salsa with a red wine vinaigrette
House smoked kahawai with crème fraiche & mandarin segment on a savoury biscuit
Grilled chicken on melba toast with avocado wedge & mango chutney
Kikorangi blue cheese mouse on pumpernickel
Beef carpaccio topped with coriander, capers, parmesan cheese, drizzled with olive oil
Sushi various & sashimi on bamboo with wasabi & soy sauce
Poached tiger prawn with rock melon, coconut Cream & Squeeze of Lime
Pate of Smoked Bacon & Mushroom with Micro Greens
Pacific Oyster shooters with Sweet Merlot & Spanish Onion

HOT

Braised Duck Leg with Honey & Five Spice on Melba Toast
Courgette Filoettes with Garlic, Thyme & Lemon Cream
Pizzellis (Mini Pizza)
Steamed Pork Dumplings with Ponzu Dipping Sauce
Puff Pastry Bouchee of Chicken ,Roasted Capsicum & Sweet Tomato
Beignet Soufflé of Kumara & Coriander
Skewered Grilled Scallop wrapped in Bacon with Cointreau Cream & Chives
Selection of three (3) hot & three (3) cold canapés / $19.50 per person
Selection of four (4) hot & four (4) cold canapés / $21.50 per person
Selection of five (5) hot & five (5) cold canapés / $25.50 per person
Prices inclusive of GST (Menus & Prices subject to change without notice)
We are happy to accommodate allergies and special dietary requirements

This menu is designed for delegates who are required to view trade exhibitions and speak to suppliers whilst having lunch at the same time.

The food items listed below are selected and placed into leak proof cones and boxes
For ease of consumption
Choose Any Four (4) Items for $18.50
Choose Any Five (5) Items for $22.50
Choose Any Six (6) Items for $25.50
Choose Any Seven (7) Items for $28.50

Main Selection

Tandori chicken pieces / yoghurt sauce
Cajun chicken tenders / creole sauce (mild)
Southern fried chicken / bbq sauce
Fish tempura pieces / tartare sauce
Thai fish cakes / sweet chilli sauce
Beef meat balls / spicy tomato sauce
Pork niblets / sweet & sour sauce

Salad Selection

Caesar
Greek
Niscoise
Tossed / french dressing

Dessert Selection

Chocolate brownie
Cup cakes
Rocky road
Fruit salad

Prices inclusive of GST (Menus & Prices subject to change without notice)

Bakers selection of assorted bread

SALAD SELECTION

Curried penne pasta with smoked chicken & raisins
Baby potato & chorizo salad with Spanish red onion
Mesclun greens with capsicum, cherry tomato & fried noodles
Greek salad with feta & kalamata olives

COLD SELECTION

Selection of deli cold cuts:
Salami, Virginian ham, hot cured pork, manuka smoked chicken
Served with pickles & chutneys
BBQ marinated mussels, shrimp cocktail, chilli & coconut marinated raw fish

HOT SELECTION

BBQ chicken with a chilli plum glaze
Malaysian lamb satay with peanuts & coriander
Grilled market fish with NZ green lip mussels & lemon butter
Oven baked tomato & basil pasta with parmesan cheese
ACCOMPANIED BY
Oven roasted baby potatoes with thyme & garlic
Steamed market vegetables with an almond butter
Steamed coconut rice

DESSERT BUFFET

Pavlova with kiwifruit & peach
Chocolate & cherry gateaux
Hokey pokey ice cream with mixed berry coulis
Orange & passionfruit cheesecake
Tropical fruit with vanilla cream
Filtered coffee & tea
Menu price / $45.00 per person
Minimum 40 guests
Prices inclusive of GST (Menus & Prices subject to change without notice)
We are happy to accommodate allergies and special dietary requirements

Selection of Fresh Bread

COLD SELECTION

Selection of Deli cold cuts:
Salami, Virginian ham, hot cured pork
Manuka smoked chicken
Served with pickles & chutneys
Seafood Selection
Shrimp cocktail
BBQ marinated mussels
Tomato petal and coconut marinated raw fish
Steamed prawns with Tabasco spiked cocktail sauce
Surimi crab salad

SALAD SELECTION

Potato & smoked salmon Salad with lemon mayo
Tomato & basil salad with feta & kalamata olives
Mesclun salad with capsicums, cherry tomatoes & fried noodles
Sweetcorn & penne pasta salad with sundried tomatoes
Beetroot & orange salad with red onion & raisins
Assorted dressings & accompaniments

HOT SELECTION

Speight’s old dark braised beef with mushroom & shallots
Steamed market fish gratinated with NZ seafood & mozzarella
Thai marinated chicken with chilli, coriander & minted yoghurt
Ricotta tortellini with sweetcorn cream & parmesan cheese

ACCOMPANIED BY

Roasted gourmet baby potatoes with caramelized onion and thyme
Steamed seasonal market vegetables & steamed almond rice

FROM THE CARVERY

Oven roasted shoulder of pork with apple sauce or Roast rump of beef

DESSERT BUFFET

Chocolate brownie
Pavlova with passionfruit & coconut
Strawberry and white chocolate cheesecake
Homemade trifle with custard & fruits
Tropical fruit salad with vanilla cream
Petit lemon meringue pies
NZ premium ice creams

Filtered Coffee & Tea

Menu price / $49.50 per person
Minimum 40 guests
Prices inclusive of GST (Menus & Prices subject to change without notice)
We are happy to accommodate allergies and special dietary requirements