Weddings and Engagements are a special day where two families come together to unite as one. For many, planning a wedding or engagement can be extremely overwhelming and the pressure to try to take on too much finds couples with a long list of people they've never heard of, a limited number of venues with the space to hold everyone, and a frightening number of unplanned-for items that come at a substantial per-person cost from the venues or event planner's exclusive partners. For couples that are finding this stressful and feeling like they need to cut corners due to budget requirements we ask them to consider contacting us. We promise that our focus will be on creating a great experience for you and your guests. Whether you bring a strong vision or want to get a better sense of some starting points, we're here to help. We offer a warm and professional service, a detailed and focused process, and resources from over two decades of working on wedding and engagement events. We look forward to making your wedding or engagement a special day.
A baptism or christening is a time to welcome a new baby into the family faith. The party that follows the ceremony is a time for the celebration of new life, tradition, and the circle of family and friends. Barbara’s Authentic Kitchen has planned and catered for numerous christenings/baptisms and our experience proves that we can create a uniquely themed and beautiful event to cater for your little one’s special day. We guarantee a calm and comprehensive event management service. From supplier co-ordination and meetings, planning and logistics, detailed timelines and payment reminders, through to overseeing set up on the day itself – we pride ourselves in providing a practical and personalised service at the highest level throughout.
Birthday parties celebrate important milestones (18, 21, 30, 40, 65, 80) and can range from an intimate gathering of family and friends to a massive party inviting everyone you know. If you are throwing something casual for yourself, a friend, a loved one or you're looking to stage a fully themed event, Barbara's Authentic Kitchen can help you get it right! We offer help in many things such as identifying and renting venues, performing site visits and the opportunity to fully customise a menu that will suit all your budget requirements.
Traditionally a dinner dance is a social event in which guests come together to have dinner and to dance. Barbara’s Authentic Kitchen has catered for many dinner dances for a range of different organisations, clubs and charities from across Melbourne - including the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Melbourne and Australia, RMIT University, Greek Dancing Groups such as “O Periklis”, Karate Clubs, Elderly Welfare clubs such as “Pronia”, “Spectrum” and “Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria”, Volunteer Clubs, Facebook Community Groups such as “Greeks in Melbourne” and many more.
The loss of a loved one is devastating and the prospect of making funeral arrangements can be overwhelming. We know that this is a difficult time for families with a lot to do in a short time frame.
Allow our funeral catering service to provide some measure of comfort to you and your family as you gather in mourning, remembrance and celebration of the life of your loved one. We can provide you with our services at the comfort of your own home, a church hall, funeral home, or at any other suitable venue.
We offer convenient flexibility with multiple catering options including pick-up, drop-off and a full catering service to include chefs, kitchen hands and wait staff. Our menus offer a range of comfort foods appropriate for the occasion and our staff will work with heart and sensitivity to help you through this difficult time.