Café Function Information


Spot On Ripponlea 

Cafe Function

Please Note:
Prices quoted are inclusive of GST.
Menu items are just suggestions. If you would like additional options or changed items please let us know. 
Alchohol & decor are not included. Contact us if you would like this added. 
Audio visual is included with all our in-house function packages. This includes wireless microphone for speeches, projector and screen for slideshow/video presentation, and iPod connection for background music. Please note, live music or loud music (dance style) is not permitted since we are situated in a residential building.
Contact us via info@spotonripponlea.com or our live chat online, if you would like to go ahead with an event or for more information including questions, special requests & allergy requirements.

Buffet Style Function
Our Café (dairy) Buffet event package is $60 per head.
The minimum booking requirement is 50 guests/$3000 regardless of the number of guests attending.
An additional fee of $60 will be charged per guest over 50 people.
All food items, including sweets, will be served on a large buffet table.
Chairs will surround the room.
We offer the following times for a buffet event: 7am-10am or 2pm-5pm. Sunday through Thursday.
Package includes:
Function venue. Wait staff. Fabric tablecloths. Proper crockery. Still/ sparkling water. Hot drinks. (Coffee, Tea & Hot Choc)
Soft drinks. (Coke, Coke No Sugar & Solo)
10 of the following options. (A fee of $200 will be charged per item if you would like more than 10)
Menu:
  1. Mini Bagels - Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese
  2. Mini Bagels- Grilled Eggplant & Cashew Pesto
  3. Mini Bourekas - Mushroom Potato
  4. Salad – Classic Greek
  5. Salad - Pumpkin Quinoa
  6. Salad - Turmeric Cauliflower
  7. Warm- Shakshuka - Baked eggs cooked in a rich tomato stew, with fetta, roast capsicum and dukka.
  8. Warm- Italian Scrambled eggs - house basil cashew pesto, cherry tomatoes, fresh chilli & parmesan cheese
  9. Warm- Roasted vegetables with za’atar
  10. Breadbasket - sliced bread, baguettes, mini bagels
  11. Teriyaki and sesame baked salmon side served with lemon wedges.
  12. Mini Sweet Muffins - Raspberry White Chocolate
  13. Mini Sweet Muffins - Dark Chocolate Chunk
  14. Ice Cream Station – vanilla ice cream, syrups, and toppings
  15. Chocolate Brownie Bites
  16. Chocolate Chip Cookies
  17. Seasonal Fruit Platter
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    Sit-Down Function
    Our Sit-Down Café (dairy) function package is $90 per head. The minimum booking requirement is 50 guests/$4500 regardless of the number of guests attending. An additional fee of $90 will be charged per guest over 50 people.
    We offer the following times for a sit-down café event: 7am-10am or 2pm-5pm or 6pm-9pm Sunday through Thursday.

    Package includes:
    Function venue. Wait staff. Fabric tablecloths. Proper crockery. Still and sparkling water. Hot drinks. (Coffee, Tea & Hot Choc) Soft drinks. (Coke, Coke No Sugar & Solo).
    Plated entrée, main & dessert that will be served alternating at the table.
    Please select 2 of each from the options below.

    Entrée Options (select 2)
    Creamy Thai pumpkin soup served with zaatar crisp.
    Seared sesame rare tuna slices on wasabi mayo, pickled ginger, and edamame.
    Dukka crusted portobello mushroom served with bearnaise sauce and rocket leaves.
    Antipasto plate (hummus, tahini, zaatar, marinated olives, roasted vegetables).
    Fried fish Tacos, guacamole, coleslaw, coriander.
    Vegetarian Falafel tacos, guacamole, coleslaw, jalapeno.

    Main Options (select 2)
    Hand-made gnocchi, vine ripened cherry tomatoes, cream pesto, crushed walnuts, and feta.
    Barramundi fillet served on vegetable caponata, wilted spinach, roast potato and bearnaise sauce.
    Crispy skin salmon fillet with candied beetroot, roasted heirloom carrots, cauliflower puree.
    Deconstructed eggplant parmigiana with Napoli sauce and petit salad.
    Thai green coconut curry served with Jasmine rice and fried shallots (vegetarian or salmon) Moroccan style vegetarian stew served with couscous and eggplant babaganoush.
    Medium seared tuna steak served on roasted rosemary potatoes, buttered greens, and citrus chimichurri.
    Penne pasta served with cream of pumpkin, feta cheese and crushed walnuts.

    Dessert Options (select 2)
    Apple and rhubarb crumble served with vanilla ice cream.
    Rich chocolate and sour cherry mousse, choc shavings.
    New York style Lotus Caramel cheesecake with poached berries.
    Sticky date pudding served with butterscotch sauce, vanilla ice cream & candied walnuts.
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    TERMS AND CONDITIONS
    To secure your booking, confirmation is required  with the deposit amount via bank deposit or credit/debit card. Otherwise, Spot On Ripponlea reserves the right to make available any tentative booking not confirmed during this period.

    Confirmation of Attendance
    Final numbers will be required 21 days prior to your event. You must cater for all guests attending your function. Charges will be based on these minimum numbers or the actual attendance, whichever is greater.

    Allergies
    Spot On Ripponlea is not able to guarantee a Gluten or Nut Free environment. This is due to the potential trace allergens in the working environment and supplied ingredients. We will ensure extra care for any customers with special dietary requirements if requested.

    Payment
    Minimum spend for all Spot On Ripponlea functions is $4000. Full payment is required to confirm your event 21 days prior to the function. Where additional food/beverages are required during the event, and Spot On Ripponlea can accommodate this request, the pro-rata amount will be invoiced after the event and payment will be required within 7 days of the function.

    Labour Surcharges
    A 15% additional surcharge will apply to the function quote for all events that fall on a Victorian Public Holiday.

    Price Variations
    Every endeavour is made to maintain our prices as originally quoted to you, however they are subject to change. Should any increases occur, we will notify you immediately.

    GST
    The prices quoted are Inclusive of the Goods and Services Tax.

    BYO Policy
    In line with our conditions as well as Kosher Australia standards, NO food or beverage of any kind will be permitted to be brought into Spot On Ripponlea for consumption by the organiser or guests.

    Content of Event
    If Spot On Ripponlea has reason to believe that any event/function will affect the smooth running of Spot On Ripponlea, it’s security or reputation, the management reserves the right to cancel at its discretion without notice or liability.

    Exceptional Circumstances
    In extreme and unforeseen circumstances, such as flooding at Spot On Ripponlea, the management reserves the right to cancel at its discretion without notice or liability.

    Overtime
    All guests and organisers must depart Spot On Ripponlea by the agreed upon end-of-function
    time. There will be a 15-minute grace period. After this period, overtime rates will apply at $50 per hour per staff member. You will be invoiced after the event and payment will be required within 7 days of the function. Overtime does not apply where additional food/beverage pro-rata payment package is in effect.

    Damages & Cleaning
    Organisers are financially responsible for any damage to the building, furniture or property during the event and immediately following the event, including any costs for repair or replacement. General & normal cleaning is included within the cost of your function package. Additional charges may by incurred in instances where an event has created additional or extra-ordinary cleaning requirements. Clean up fees start from $150 and/or a rate of 50% of the overtime charge for any extended set up or pack down times. You will be invoiced after the event and payment will be required within 7 days of the function. Any items that the organiser has provided must be removed upon the completion of your event, this includes props or general theming waste.

    Signage
    Nothing is to be nailed, screwed, stapled or adhered to any wall, door or other surface or part of the building. Signage in Spot On Ripponlea public areas must be approved by the Function Manager prior to the event.

    Insurance
    Whilst the staff of Spot On Ripponlea will take every care with the security and protection of property and guests, we are unable to accept any responsibility for damage or loss of property before, during or after the function. We recommend that organisers arrange their own insurance and security.