Best of the best: Brisbane's best caterers

May 11, 2021

With so many caterers to choose from, it's hard to decide which one is best for you and your event. Caterers are part of the food industry and their services vary depending on the event. When we think of a "caterer", we usually think of a caterer that serves food, with staff waiting on tables or setting up a self-serve buffet. But it's much more than that. Perfectly executed menus and tables don't happen by themselves. They require dedicated and experienced teams of chefs and creators to make everything perfect.

We've already featured the best caterers from Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, this time we're focusing on Brisbane.

Dalton Catering & Events

“Curators of Luxury Catered Events Since 2003.”


Jerome Dalton's love of unique cuisine and desire to learn new culinary techniques has taken him around the world to more than 40 countries. In 2003, he founded a leading catering company in Brisbane, Dalton Catering, and they became curators of luxury catering events. Jerome steadily built a reputation for his high quality food and impeccable service and quickly became a caterer for prestigious events, catering for everything from wedding ceremonies and state parties to product launches and corporate dinners. They are one of three Queensland businesses recognized by the Australian Restaurant and Catering Association as Gold Licensed Caterer.

They are one of three Queensland businesses recognized by the Australian Restaurant and Catering Association as Gold Licensed Caterer

Take a look on their menu on their website.


Services: delivered catering, wedding catering, corporate catering, private events

Phone: 04 0421 9757

Instagram: @dalton_catering

Web: daltoncateringbrisbane.com.au

Standing Room Only Catering Brisbane

“Brisbane’s premier gourmet mobile catering for any occasion.”


Standing Room Only is a high-end, mobile boutique catering company founded in 2009. They offer fresh gourmet finger food to be enjoyed during a party or business event. Attention to detail and personalized service is what sets this company apart. They specialize in custom, professional catering services and offer handcrafted "trifles" that can be enjoyed in a cocktail setting. You can choose from a variety of menus that can be tailored to your occasion, guests, dietary needs and budget. They also offer flexibility to easily create the perfect catering menu, with the chef working with you to combine a delicious and satisfying array of items. They are proud to hold the highest 5 star rating for the Eat Safe Brisbane scheme. In addition, they are in the top 10 wedding caterers and top 3 caterers in Brisbane.


Take a look on their menu on their website.


Services: party catering, wedding catering, corporate catering

Phone: 04 3382 2280

Instagram: @standingroomonlycatering

Web: www.standingroomonlycatering.com.au

My Alter Ego Catering

“Organising catering just got easier.”


My Alter Ego has been in the catering business since 2012. With a team of more than 20 catering staff, they can cater for everything from social events and private lunches to small offices or full-fledged conferences. Whether you're looking for a matching cocktail menu, a table full of cheese and fruit platters, or a corporate dinner, they offer a customized and creative service that will satisfy even the most discerning guests. Late RSVPs, special dietary requirements or bespoke creations from head to plate - they work to give people what they want.

With a team of more than 20 catering staff, they can cater for everything from social events and private lunches to small offices or full-fledged conferences

Take a look on their menu on their website.


Services: office and corporate catering, events and functions, grazing tables, grazing boxes, keep boards, the cake store

Phone: 04 1651 1838

Instagram: @myalteregocatering

Web: www.myalterego.com.au

Chez Nous Catering

“Individual Experience And Fresh, Quality Produce”


Chez Nous Catering is a Brisbane catering company inspired by family, comfort and the restoration of authenticity and tradition in service and catering menus. Chez Nous, French for "our home", and accordingly their business mission is to deliver food with the quality and care they would provide to their own family and loved ones. They have over 20 years of experience in the food and catering industry. Since founding Chez Nous Corporate in 2003, they have grown into a successful business serving the needs of the hospitality industry for both corporate and private clients. A passion for food has driven their family for generations. At work, they draw from their rich Greek heritage as well as culinary inspirations from around the world to create custom menus.


Take a look on their menu on their website.


Services: home delivery, corporate catering, private functions, weddings, equipment hire, staff hire

Phone: 07 3844 8588

Instagram: @cheznouscateringbrisbane

Web: www.cheznouscorporate.com.au

Cuisine on Cue

“Provides high-quality food and service.”


An industry leader, they are a catering company in Brisbane with over 25 years experience. They offer the freshest local and seasonal cuisines for your event, and their professional team of experts are experienced in catering for weddings, corporate events, private functions and more. They are known for their consistency in unsurpassed customer service and the attention to detail they bring to every event, regardless of size, catering style, or budget. They offer comprehensive event planning, including organizing equipment, staff, themes, and venue rentals. They are an accredited caterer with a Gold License, the highest qualification that can be achieved in catering.


Take a look on their menu on their website.


Services: wedding catering, corporate catering, private catering

Phone: 07 3210 2281

Instagram: @cuisineoncue

Web: cuisineoncue.com

Gathering Events

“Food, drinks & coffee carts”


Gathering Events, founded in 2015 by Jen and Adam, provides creative food and beverage solutions for private parties, corporate events and brand activations. Their top priority has always been to create good times and great experiences with a fun and fresh twist. From their jump bars and gelato carts to coffee carts and hot dog stands, their team can bring your wildest dreams to life with interactive and unique food and beverage experiences. They specialise in branded or cart activations that are fully customizable. Their award-winning, versatile and delicious pop-up food carts are the perfect catering solution for your next event. They cover all flavours for everything, gluten free, vegan, vegetarian and more.

Their award-winning, versatile and delicious pop-up food carts are the perfect catering solution for your next event

Take a look on their menu on their website.


Services: activations and corporate events, parties and weddings 

Phone: 07 3901 5733

Instagram: @gathering_events

Web: www.gatheringevents.com.au/

Moo Moo 2U Catering

“Restaurant Inspired Catering”


The multi-award winning Moo Moo Restaurant Group has been entertaining guests in iconic spaces for 16 years. Introducing Moo Moo 2U, a restaurant inspired by catering for your next memorable occasion. They offer their services for all types of events, and the pricing and offerings are fully customizable to fit the budget and tight content, whether it's an intimate family dinner, community hall luncheon, wedding or even nightclub catering. Their highly trained service team and chefs are the best in Queensland and always deliver above and beyond the highest industry standards. They are fully licensed and the RSA trained team members can serve the highest quality drinks. Moo Moo 2U is restaurant inspired catering that will exceed your expectations.


Take a look on their menu on their website.


Services: wedding catering, corporate catering, party catering

Phone: 04 1499 6884

Instagram: @moomoo2u_

Web: moomoo2u.com.au

Many events require much more complete work. The caterer is expected to know how to prepare food and make it attractive. The trend is to satisfy all the senses of the customers with the food being the main focus. With the right atmosphere, experienced professional caterers can make the event special and memorable. Spotfood can help you find the best caterers which will help you make food your event deserves.