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An introduction to the Hospitality Est

Meet our Creative Director

Aaron Crossin

“We create an experience around the food we prepare. It’s our passion, it’s our legacy.” Aaron has always been around food. His love for food and wanting to share this with people has lead to the creation of The Hospitality Est.  As Creative Director, putting together a unique experience with food being the most important ingredient to making any event a success. Every function is unique and Aaron is inspired to create customised menus for all events. Whether it is celebrating a birthday or enjoying a wedding with those closest to you, each menu is designed around the clients.

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For All the Vegetarian Fans of #lasagna Out There - Super Delicious and Easy to Prepare Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe! #vegetarianlasagna #lasagnarecipe #foodideas ... See MoreSee Less

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The Blog

Learn some great recipes and more from our blog

Event Planning Checklist for Beginners: How to Plan Your First Event

Each event is a unique experience. However, big or small, planning an event requires a lot of focus, management skills (time, resources, etc.) and, of course, enthusiasm. Event management involves tackling all aspects of making an event a success and even though it requires some hard work, it doesn’t have to feel like a challenge.  This event planning checklist will make even a first-comer do it without breaking a (lot of) sweat. Event coordinating tips are never enough, but here are a few that will make things simpler and easier. Keep this event checklist in mind when preparing for your event, print it out, carry it around and use it to keep your ducks in a row. So, here’s what you need to put on your event planning checklist: 1. Set Your Objectives The first step is to create an outline for your event. You need to know why you’re planning this event and what the end goal is. This is very important because it will help you keep on track. A rough guest list should give you an idea of the number of guests or attendees that you need to invite and having a preliminary agenda now will help you decide on the venue later. 2. Establish a Budget Instead if guesstimating, plan your budget. This might be difficult at first, so start with a rough estimate and later, as you go through the event checklist and start getting quotes from vendors you can adjust your numbers. Make it as specific as possible, include all anticipated expenses you can think of, and research as much as you can...

Weekend Wedding

Catering weddings is so much fun for us here at Hospitality Est. We love being a part of such an important life event and we were proud to cater a lovely wedding over the weekend. She chose our Ploughmans Table, which not only looks lovely but is always a hit with such variety!...

Mediterranean Lamb Stew

Autumn is well and truly here! Few things are more comforting than coming home and having a warming stew. Ingredients: 650g lamb shoulder 2 tbs olive oil 2 large brown onions 3 cloves of garlic 2 tbs plain flour ¼ bunch rosemary 1 tin of diced tomatoes 1 punnet cherry tomatoes 500ml beef stock 2 zucchinis ½ eggplant ½ bunch basil 100g black olives Method: Toss lamb and flour together until meat is evenly coated. Cook in a large baking dish with oil until meat starts to brown. Remove from dish and then cook onion and garlic for approximately 2 minutes or until onion becomes translucent. Place lamb back into the pot along with diced tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, beef stock, and half the rosemary and basil (remaining herbs are set aside for garnishing). Cover and bake in a moderate oven, for two hours. Add zucchini and eggplant last and adjust seasoning. Serve with remaining rosemary and basil chopped finely and sprinkled over the...

Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it, hear from some of our happy clients:

We wish to congratulate The Hospitality Establishment who have handled varous catering events both in our homes or at their excellent facilities. Tony, Aaron and their team of highly professional chefs can be highly recommended by our company, family, employees and our friends as being highly competent, professional and most approachable, with a willingness to assist with any of our requests, Food quality & presentation is always outstanding and resonabky priced.

- Jeff Parker

I would just like to send a quick email to thank you for absolutely outstanding service yourself, staff and company have provided for Sonia’s 40th Birthday party catering on Saturday night.. You really helped us get there and also delivered amazing food and service prior to, during and after the party, which did not go un-noticed.. Nothing was an issue, and only assistance you and your team provided to resolve any issues we had faced. Well done, and I am sure that great success will come your company, based on the quality of service and food we had experienced.. Will be more than happy to engage you on future functions, and also recommend to family and friends

- Shane Merlino

All I can hear around our work place is “Best Christmas party EVER!!!” Please pass on our thanks to Tony, Garth and Morgan for making our day as wonderful as it was. All of us are spreading the word around the shire about your fantastic venue, abundant delicious food and friendly staff. Thank you for your patience and quick responses with all of our questions leading up to the event. Your relaxed approach to us putting our own touches to our party made it easy to create a day we all enjoyed.

- Alison Hill

Contact

Anything you may need, we are here to help

We would love to hear from you! The Hospitality Est is passionate about all things food. We want you to experience this with us. To find out more info or to inquire about catering and events, just contact us. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram: Facebook Twitter Instagram The Hospitality Est 4/398 The Boulevarde Kirrawee, NSW 2232 Australia Ph: (02) 8544 3490

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