the catering specialists

the catering specialists provides a quality catering service in Sydney and has been in operation for more than 20 years, serving fresh and delicious food to many happy and satisfied clients.

Our dedicated team led by owner and passionate chef Stephanie Tuckwell are committed to looking after all of your catering requirements.

With our knowledge, integrity and passion we aim to deliver excellence to make your special event, office meeting, get together or party a success.

*office catering   * birthday party   * wedding   * product launch   * corporate catering   * cakes and desserts   * morning teas   * afternoon teas   * office lunches   * memorial or funeral   * dinner party   * picnic * Sydney * Surry Hills * Darlinghurst * Eastern Suburbs * Inner West * Lower North Shore * CBD

about us

Stephanie Tuckwell in the Catering Specialists corporate kitchen Surry Hills Sydney

Stephanie Tuckwell in the Catering Specialists kitchen Surry Hills Sydney

Since the catering specialists began operation in the 1990s we have established a loyal and steady customer base in the Sydney metropolitan area, with a vast experience in corporate business and private catering.

Stephanie has a fine reputation in the restaurant and catering industry in Sydney and has been involved with Catering Specialists since 2001 working as a chef, developing recipes and establishing relationships. Stephanie took over the business in 2017.

Her dedication and talent is reflected in the final product and service

Almost everything is made on site in our commercial kitchen using the very best ingredients and produce from local suppliers in Sydney and from her home on the Central Coast with minimum fuss and utilising the best techniques.

From our main kitchen in Surry Hills we cater primarily to Sydney CBD, Eastern Suburbs, The Inner West and Central Coast. We are happy to discuss other locations.

We supply all types of catering for all kinds of events including

  • morning and afternoon teas
  • gourmet sandwiches, platters and finger food
  • corporate catering for meetings, lunches, dinners or conferences
  • cocktail parties and bespoke events
  • homemade cakes and desserts
  • bio packaging catering in compliance with COVID-19 guidelines
  • waiters and other service staff as required

sample menus

call 0439 360 202 for menus
email us for quote

sandwich lunches

  • a selection of our gourmet sandwiches on various organic breads
  • wraps and rolls, plattered or packaged to share or individually in our eco friendly bio pak

suggested fillings as examples not bound by our imagination or your request:

  • roasted vegetable, salsa verde and rocket
  • leg ham, bocconcini, basil and tomato
  • smoked trout, cucumber pickle, caper mayo, salad
  • our chicken schnitzel with homemade mayo, lettuce
  • roast beef fillet, our onion jam, salad
  • poached free range breast chicken, chilli jam, baby spinach


We offer a range of salads made daily in our kitchen using the freshest ingredients in season and created by our chefs to cater for a variety of tastes and dietary requirements.

substantial lunches

We provide plattered or packaged lunches to satisfy a variety of tastes and diets prepared and cooked in our kitchen, using local quality ingredients.

Tip: Add a fresh fruit or cheese platter or perhaps a fabulous grazing board. Don’t forget we make great cup cakes!

finger food and canapés

We have been providing catering in corporate and private settings for over 20 years and have a substantial range of hot and cold options to suit your requirements. We can deliver direct to your location ready for you to serve or we offer a fully serviced event with staff on hand to serve food and drinks and clean up.

Please contact us to view our menus and for pricing to order.

morning tea options

  • Mini muffins, friands and pastries
  • Fresh baked scones with jam and cream
  • Corn and zuchinni fritattas and savoury tarts
  • Selection of famous finger sandwiches
  • Fresh fruit platter

afternoon tea

  • Homemade cookies and muffins
  • Selection of little cakes, lamingtons and slices
  • Fresh fruit platter
  • Dips and crudité with toasted Turkish fingers
  • Selection of famous finger sandwiches
  • Savoury tarts and housemade sausage rolls

Catering can be plattered or individually packaged in eco friendly boxes

cakes and desserts

Stephanie is famous for and passionate about her cakes and desserts and has a wide range to choose from.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements or craving and see the menu.

Stunning deep chocolate ganache celebration cake with delicious cream cup cakes by the catering specialists
call 0439 360 202 for menus
email us for quote

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