The Black Oven Food

Where tradition meets contemporary

We believe in the simple, rustic and proven age-old cooking methods that have been developed over centuries. These methods are what characterise our cuisine, as they create a unique, distinctive flavour with an elegant taste.

Our menus are exclusively personalized for your event. With your dietary requirements, food preferences, budget, and serving style in mind, we design bespoke menus that suit your needs.

Our courses are crafted with the highest quality, seasonal, locally-produced ingredients. Our chef is also skilled at balancing the taste and nutritional value of gluten-free, vegetarian or vegan courses.

Find your catering style

End-of-Year Corporate Function

Eastbourne, Wellington

Rustic Table d’Hôte 5-Course Set Menu

Grazing Table


Smoked Haddock Fish Cakes with Creamed Leeks

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Grilled Potato Salad with Black Garlic Vinaigrette

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Confit Pork and Apple Spring Roll, Salad of Celeriac and Grain Mustard

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Grilled Portabello Mushrooms with Black Garlic Sauce

Le Secteur

Roast Chicken with Mustard Seeds, Brussel Sprouts & Bacon

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Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb with Roasted Carrots, Asparagus and Black Garlic Mash

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A Delicious Herb Cauliflower Couscous with Roasted Pine nuts & Black Garlic wrapped in Slices of Eggplant

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Blackberry Hoisin Ginger Pork Tenderloin with New Potatoes, Date & Cilantro Relish

Comme Dessert

Fig Mascarpone Tart with Pistachio Black Pepper Crust

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Lemon & Earl Grey Tart with Buttermilk Chantilly

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Black Forest Pavlova

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Chocolate Mousse, Raspberry & Croustillant

Gâteau De Noël

Chocolate Cranberry Christmas Cake

Classic Truck Style Menu

Grazing Table


BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Grilled Pineapple and Garlic Aioli

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Sweet Bourbon Burgers with Crispy Onion Straws, Jack Daniels’ Bacon Marmelade and Mature Cheddar

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Fresh Tarakihi Fish Goujons with Seasoned Potato Wedges and Home-Made Tartare Sauce

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Epic Crispy Quinoa Burgers topped with Sweet Potato fries, Peach Caramelised Onions and Gruyere


Matching Children Menu and Selection of Side dishes

Katherine & Fraser’s Wedding

 Kaituna, Masterton

Note that the we charge a flat fee of $2300 for the hiring of the truck.  The fee includes the hire and relocation of the kitchen, equipment and staff (for food preparation and service).

All our prices are GST inclusive.

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