Finger Food Catering and Private Chef Hire Perth

The caterer you need to make your event flawless. Perth Chef Hire takes canape, cocktail party & finger food catering at home to the next level. Our fully tailored standing cocktail party, canape and finger food catering menus are the perfect addition to your event, whether you’re hosting a party at home, your friends place or venue you’ve hired. 

Perth's Most Trusted Finger Food Party Caterer

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Our home party catering and finger food catering menus are modern, unique, broad, and flexible. They’re designed and can be completely tailored to keep your standard guest, AND your dietary requirement guest happy. Quite simply, As Perth's most reliable caterer, Perth Chef Hire will provide you with the best party catering for your next event or standing cocktail party.

Party Catering Pricing

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For more information about our home party catering services in Perth and pricing click here. It contains important information regarding finger food catering menus, chef and waitstaff hire as well as what we bring and provide as standard with our standing canape functions.

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As Perth's most trusted home party catering service. We offer the best solution for those in need of a private caterer that can supply cocktail party and finger food catering for events such as; engagement, wedding, birthday, corporate, anniversary and a host of other private functions where catering is required. You won’t have to lift a finger in your kitchen when you book with us. Our menus are modern, unique, broad, and flexible. They’re designed to keep your standard guest, AND, your dietary requirement guest happy.  

Finger Food Catering and Pricing Options PDF

Current Finger Food Menu Choices


Hot Canapes

1. Mac, cheese and truffle croquettes

2. Confit pork, lemon, apple cider gel, duck fat oats (GF)

3. Portuguese chicken skewers, mint yoghurt (GF)

4. Tempura tiger prawn, avocado, furikake

5. Kentucky chicken, remoulade, lemon, southern style BBQ

6. Thai crab cakes, kaffir lime aioli

7. Confit duck croquettes, nectarine and citrus caramel

8. Corn fritters, coconut, mint and nam jim gel (V, GF)

Cold Canapes

9. Beef carpaccio, black garlic, horseradish, parmesan, truffle oil

10. Crab, passionfruit, coconut, tapioca (GF)

11. Beef tataki, ginger, ponzu, wasabi (GF)

12. Compressed melons, vodka, coconut, mint (V, GF)

13. Beetroot, berries, balsamic, smoked goat’s curd (GF)

14. Kingfish, yuzu, avocado, furikake shiso (GF) 

15. Selection of vegetarian nori rolls (V, GF) 

16. Heirloom tomato, basil, buttermilk, parmesan  (V)

17. Tomato and lemongrass water, celery & chilli shooters (V)

18. Fresh oysters with nuoc cham & fresh lemon (GF) **

19. Fennel and honey cured salmon with buttermilk gel and pickled fennel (GF)


20. Lamb shoulder, smoked eggplant, harissa yoghurt 

21. Pulled pork shoulder, chipotle and apple slaw

22. Zucchini, butterbean, beetroot, dukkha, sunflower, yoghurt (V, GF)

Substantial Canapes

23. Chicken tikka with caraway rice and turmeric yoghurt (GF)

24. Beef bourguignon, tarragon mash potato and green beans (GF)

25. Lamb korma with caraway rice and turmeric yoghurt (GF)

26. Pulled pork taco boats with chipotle salsa, lime and sour cream

27. Lamb ra sel hanout tacos, salsa borracha (GF)

28. Chicken, lime, coriander, rice, napa salad (GF) 

29. Snapper, romesco, tapenade, lemon potato puree (GF)

30. Roast baby beets, quinoa, caraway, black tahini, yoghurt (V, GF)

Sweet Canapes

31. Coconut meringue, fresh mango and passionfruit (V, GF)

32. White chocolate crèmeux, banana, sesame and yuzu (V, GF)

33. Chocolate mousse, lime, avocado gel and spearmint shooter (V, GF)

34. Dolce de leche mousse, hazelnut and chocolate caramel (V)

Note: Surcharge per item applicable **

Why choose us?

Sure, there's a bunch of home party catering companies in Perth to choose from. But at Perth Chef Hire, we pride ourselves on providing finger food catering and waitstaff hire that exceeds your expectations. It's our mission to ensure we are a caterer you can trust to deliver, because we firmly believe that caring deeply about you and your guests, is integral to owning a successful catering business. We understand completely, that you can only afford for your event to be as successful as it ought to be. So with that in mind, every party or event that we cater for and service at Perth Chef Hire, is of the highest priority. 


Standard Finger Food Catering Pricing

 • 20 or more guests @ $55 per person* (1 chef and 1 wait-staff minimum)

• 40 or more guests @ $50 per person* (2 wait-staff and 2

 chefs minimum)

• For larger bookings, please contact us directly for more information.

What we provide with our packages

Unless otherwise agreed we provide as standard:

• All Servery

• Plates

• Cutlery

• Napkins

• Menu’s

• All food preparations

• Cooking utensils and equipment

• Cleaning products

• Sparkling kitchen when done

Finger Food & Cocktail Party Catering Information

Minimum guest numbers required for finger food catering, canape and cocktail party catering is 20 guests. Typical home party catering  food services run for approximately of 4 hours and we allow for 1.5 canapés per-person for each course of signature canapés, & 1 per-person for each course of substantial canapes. The below pricing per head does not include additional chef or wait staff hire charges for larger events. A more detailed breakdown of charges for certain menu items is on the following page.

Choosing Your Menu

From our signature canape menu, simply choose a total of 9 items (7 signature canapes + 2 substantial canapes). Your choices will include 7 signature canapes (a mix of hot and cold) and 2 substantial canapes (a choice of 1 substantial canape and 1 slider). Sweet canapes can be added (and charged additionally), or swapped out with signature canapes at no cost. Once you’ve made your choices, email us the corresponding numbers for the dishes you’ve chosen.

Additional Chef & Wait Staff Hire*

The hire of additional chefs or wait staff may be crucial for servicing your event effectively. All of Perth Chef Hire staff are pre-hired for a 4-hour block. Extensions to this timeframe on the date of your event, may incur further charges. Extra chefs are hired at $200 per event and are essential for guest numbers of 40 people or more. Wait staff are hired at $175 per event and start at 20 people. The above pricing (per head), does not include the hire of additional chefs or wait staff.

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Let's chat about your party!

I know you're busy, but let's take some time to talk about what you'd like to be eating at your party. Everyone's dietary needs and styles are unique. Drop us a line, and we can figure out what sort of menu works best for your party or event!   

Perth Chef Hire

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

0435 719 525