dining abode offers an extensive range of menus for gourmet catering Sydney wide.

Award winning chef, Thomas Johns has created menus to reflect different styles of dining each offering their own individually tailored experience. However, the dining abode team can also create bespoke and customised menus if required for special events.

Canape Menu

For canapé catering Sydney wide, Dining Abode offers a range of canapé selections from the refined to the fun and suits a wide variety of different occasions; from weddings and corporate functions to cocktail parties and birthdays. From spanner crab with sweetcorn, lobster smoked salmon mousse to mini Angus beef sliders and coconut and chocolate ice cream cones, there is something to suit every taste and occasion. The extensive menu options that dining abode offers includes wide array of sumptuous canapés that range from cold and hot canapés to burgers, tacos and dessert canapés.

Sharing & Casual Menu

For a more informal approach, the sharing menu and casual menu is the perfect choice for a fun, informal approach to gourmet dining. With 9 progressive courses designed to share, inspiring and sparking engagement around the table. Casual in approach where simple seasonal ingredients are the highlight such as where marinated olives followed by salmon, green tea and wasabi tartare, smoked beef short ribs, slow roast lamb shoulder ending with balsamic strawberries and blood orange sorbet.

Cold Buffet & Grazing

Gourmet cold buffet and grazing menus are also on offer. Substantial menu items such as antipasto, whole rolled chicken gallontine and gourmet salads are arranged artistically on platters which are served on themed tables. This option works beautifully in conjunction with roaming canapés and is perfect for events with a longer time span such as weddings, providing added theatre.

3-Course & 4-Course Menus

The 3-course & signature 4-course gourmet private dining menus embrace formal fine dining with its entrée, main, dessert menu format and is perfect for intimate, private parties as well as for larger private dining groups. Catering for a wide range of tastes the 3-course menu offers a choice of 8 entrée, 8 mains and 8 desserts with signature dishes such as snapper fillet with scampi; and venison loin with coffee and rhubarb. The 4-course deluxe menu takes formal dining to an elevated level with its luxe ingredients such as Western Australian marron with mandarin and spiced Queensland mud crab with ginger & lemongrass. It also has the added benefit of an additional course.


8-Course Degustation

For a truly extended gastronomic journey, dining abode’s seasonal 8-course degustation menu is the perfect option. Designed for groups to enjoy seasonally inspired dishes, served in a progressive manner. Each dish has been carefully created by Thomas Johns with balance, clarity and global flavours in mind. Humble ingredients such as blue mackerel, quail and ocean trout are crafted artistically and intelligently to produce stand out dishes.


Ultimate Menu

For the ultimate evening of fine dining, Thomas Johns has created a concept that reflects opulence partnered with exemplary service to be enjoyed in your own surroundings. The theme of dining abode’s Ultimate Menu is based on the host selecting their 10 most desired ingredients. Thomas Johns then creates a spectacular, bespoke 12-course degustation using these ingredients as the foundation. This is the ultimate celebration of food and service to rival any world-class restaurant.

Let dining abode take care of it all from menu planning and execution to the essentials including linen, cutlery, crockery, preparation, set-up and clean-up. Entertain your way with the ultimate custom tailored experience from dining abode!