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High Tea


High Tea:

Indulge in a traditional high tea experience, with a little extra flair. This gourmet high tea will be carefully designed by your personal chef to match your unique tastes and preferences, and can even be tailored to a cuisine or theme of your choice.

Enjoy an abundance of delectable canapés and a variety of exceptional organic teas, including a range of small food items and larger savoury canapés. All ingredients hand-selected by your chef to guarantee the highest quality, and the experience includes set-up and decor. 

The price is set to a group of minimum 10 people and includes an average of 12 gourmet canapés per person. 

What’s included?

  • All necessary High Tea equipment, including crockery, cutlery, and decor/set-up,
  • Minimum of 4 varieties of premium, high quality organic Australian-grown teas,
  • 2 varieties of substantial savoury food items,
  • 4 varieties of smaller savoury food items,
  • 6 varieties of sweets/dessert items. 

If you would like to book for a different number of people, want to include wine pairing, or have any other requirements, please click here to enquire about a bespoke experience

Your menu will be fully customised based on your requirements by a Private Chef.

Menu examples

1. Chef Robert’s Traditional English example menu:

  1. Tea: English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Black Rose Tea, Emerald Mango Paradise
  2. Substantial items: Bakewell Tart, Cheese and Onion Flan
  3. Tea sandwiches: Lemon Chicken, Garden Vegetable, Dijon Pesto, Watercress Egg Salad
  4. Sweets: British Fruit Cake, English Scone, Margarita Pie, Chef’s freshly baked Tea Cookies, Toasted Coconut Tea Cakes, Mini Cheesecakes with Vanilla Wafer Crusts

2. Chef Chris’s Modern Australian example menu:

  1. Teas: Bergamot Black Tea, Burdock Journey, Rose Green Tea, Chamomile
  2. Substantial items: Yorkshire Curd Tart, Mushroom Strudel
  3. Small savoury: Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Finger Sandwich, Scotch Eggs, Shrimp Skagen, Dijon Pesto tea sandwich
  4. Sweets: Victoria Sponge Cake, Custard Pie, Thumbprint Cookies, Candied Citrus Peels, Eccles Cakes, Earl grey teacakes

3. Chef Sailesh’s New Zealand example menu:

  1. Roasted Dandelion Green Tea, Coconut Black Tea, Linden & Elderflower Tea, Sleeping Beauty
  2. Substantial items: Pork Rillettes, Corned Beef Egg Rolls
  3. Small savoury: Smoked salmon slider with cream cheese & dill, Coronation egg finger sandwich, Chicken Curry Puff, Watermelon and buffalo mozzarella salad
  4. Sweets: Dilmah Earl Grey and raisin scone, Dilmah Green tea cheesecake with hazelnut, Passion fruit mini tart with raspberry Italian meringue,  Raspberry macaroon with white chocolate ganache, Chocolate cupcake with Valrhona chocolate mousse, Pear & saffron and browned butter muffins

Next Steps

Booking process

  • Secure your booking by paying in full. If using bank transfer/EFTPOS, please ensure you use the order number as a payment reference.
  • CHEFIN will email you a booking confirmation and calendar invitation. This will include a form to collect your information and particular needs/requirements.
  • Once you have filled in the form and sent it back to us, we will assign a Chef to your booking based on your needs and ideas.
  • Your assigned Chef will design a unique menu tailored to your brief, event, and tastes.
  • You can preview this menu, provide feedback, and advise of any menu & event changes along the way.