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Add a touch of style to your next event with our selection of pre dinner canapés that are designed to enjoy with a sunset cocktail or glass of bubbles

Pre Dinner Canapés 

Sugar cured Salmon with avocado and baby herbs


Fresh melon and Parma ham with basil and vintage balsamic


Porcini mushroom and parmesan arancini


Baby beetroot, labna, dukkah and micro herb salad


Coffin Bay Oyster with finger lime caviar


Crisp potato and pancetta fritters with spiced tomato jam


Heirloom tomato and purple basil crostini

Local king prawns with citrus aioli and Tahitian lime

Sweet corn and white truffle shooter

An elegant cocktail canapé dinner is a popular option for larger guest numbers and a more relaxed and social dining experience

Cocktail Dinner Menu




Indian spiced chicken with crème fraiche, fennel and cucumber ribbons  Vanilla cured Atlantic salmon with avocado puree and baby fennel salad 

Goats curd and flaked pastry tartlet with beetroot jam and micro herbs 

Coriander, chilli and pickled ginger sushi roll with soy and fresh lime  

Roasted butternut, sage and parmesan arancini  

Sesame crusted beef with sweet soy, red chilli and coriander  

Sweet corn and shallot fritters with sticky chilli jam





Charred chorizo with saffron potato and spiced tomato chutney 

Slow braised lamb shoulder croquette with vanilla pommes puree and vincotto jus 

Crisp Italian style pork belly with cauliflower crème ,rosemary salt and pistachio 

Prosciutto wrapped chicken roulade with velvet potato and baby herbs

Local Emperor fillet with fresh tomato, lime and basil salsa 

Sticky beef rib with celeriac crème and spring pea essence 





Belgium chocolate torte with toasted hazelnut brittle 

Crisp Italian meringue, lemon curd and strawberry gel shooter   

Passionfruit tart with vanilla bean mascarpone and  lavender  

Coffee bean panna cotta with French sable and salted caramel 

Tropical pineapple cloud with mango gel and coconut essence

Our dinner menu offers a more traditional formal dining experience, with 2-3 courses. Menu selections are presented either as alternate drop or banquet style platters

Dinner Menu





Black figs with silken goats curd, chorizo soil, shaved pecorino, vincotto and live baby herbs

Ocean Trout carpaccio with local king prawn, chilli, ginger, garlic, baby fennel, and Tahitian lime

Prosciutto, dukkah and house made labna with vine ripened tomato, baby basil and sour dough shards

Sticky Asian Pork Belly, crisp wontons, chilli bok choy, fresh ginger and coriander salad

Slow braised beef rib with sheep's milk yoghurt, sumac, young mint and  sweet pea essence

Seafood three ways – Oyster with citrus soy, Chilli King Prawn with avocado puree and micro herbs, Sugar cured Atlantic Salmon with apple and baby fennel salad



Vanilla poached local Emperor fillet on sweet corn puree with fresh tomato and basil salsa and caramel butter

Peppered Beef Sirloin with butternut confit, pommes pave, buttered asparagus and vincotto demi glaze

Dukkah and herb centred Chicken roulade with citrus beurre blanc, crisp snow peas, shaved prosciutto and micro herbs

Marsala glazed Duck with celeriac crème, chilli broccolini and black cherry reduction with pea leaves

Garlic and rosemary roasted suckling Pork with truffled cauliflower essence, macadamia soil and black fig glaze

House made Potato Gnocchi with porcini crème, shaved pecorino, asparagus, olive oil and baby basil




Belgium Chocolate Torte and buttermilk semifreddo with hazelnut brittle and chocolate paint 

Condensed milk Parfait and mango sorbet with fresh tropical fruits and coconut marshmallow

Pinot Noir poached Corella Pear with double crème, flaked pastry and warm caramel fudge

Crystalized Limoncello tart with vanilla crème, lavender and Persian fairy floss

White Chocolate Bavarois with strawberry gel, vanilla strawberries, fresh mint and French sable

Liquorice Panna Cotta with citrus curd, fresh passionfruit, burnt Italian meringue and raspberries

Degustation menus are available for a progression of seasonal and inspirational dishes, designed with flavour in mind to add the wow factor to any function or event

6 Course Degustation


First Course 


Saffron and Labna raviolo with black olive petals, heirloom tomato with baby basil and extra virgin   olive oil  

Black figs with parmesan crème, crisp prosciutto, dukkah, vintage balsamic and micro herbs


Second Course 


Ocean Trout carpaccio with wakame shards. spiced crème fraiche, chilli, pickled beetroot and   Tahitian lime

Seafood Three Ways - Oyster with citrus soy, Chilli King Prawn and avocado puree with micro herbs,   Sugar cured salmon with green apple and baby fennel salad 


Third Course 


Sticky Asian Pork Belly with crisp wontons, chilli bok choy, fresh ginger and coriander salad

Marsala glazed Duck with celeriac crème, black cherry, chilli and baby pea leaves


Cleanser        Ruby finger lime and pomegranate granita


Fifth Course 

Grain fed Fillet of Beef with fondant potatoes, crisp pancetta shards, silken butternut and madeira jus

Peppered Saddle of Lamb with baby heirloom carrots, asparagus, soubise crème and Pinot Noir glaze


Sixth Course 

Tropical pineapple cloud with mango gel, coconut essence and wild violets 

Liquorice Panna Cotta with citrus curd, fresh passionfruit, burnt Italian meringue and raspberries


Please contact us for a customised quote

Start and complete your dining experience with our additional options to complement any dinner menu

Additional Options

Optional addition of Crusty breads to start and Artisan cheese boards to finish

Crusty bread with vintage balsamic and whipped butter

Cheese Board 
Selection of Artisan cheeses with crisp breads, lavosh, fresh grapes and pecans

Our grazing menus are an ideal catering option for brunch, luncheons, pre dinner meets or any daytime event including boating. Menu selections can either be delivered on platters or presented onsite as a grazing table for you and your guests to enjoy

Grazing Menu


Gourmet Sandwiches & Wraps


Variety of sandwiches and wraps with Chef’s selection of fresh, gourmet fillings

Freshly baked wild strawberry and Belgium chocolate muffins

Tropical fruit board


High Tea  


A delightful selection of house made mini desserts, cakes and tarts, macaroons, savoury treats, gourmet sandwiches and seasonal tropical fruit  



Antipasto & Artisan Cheese Selection


Premium Australian and imported soft, semi hard and hard Artisan cheeses with crisp breads,lavosh, crusty French sticks, antipasto selection, house made quince paste and dips, black figs, strawberries and fresh grapes




Charcuterie, Antipasto & Artisan Cheese Selection                                   

Selection of Australian and imported cured, smoked and cooked meats, premium soft, semi hard and hard Artisan cheeses with crisp breads, crusty French sticks, antipasto selection and dips, black figs, strawberries and fresh grapes  

Mini house made desserts




Local Seafood


An array of beautiful Whitsunday seafood, King Prawns, Oysters, local Crab, sugar cured Salmon and sea Scallops with Tahitian lime and dipping sauces

Mini house made desserts

Tropical fruit board

We are also happy to liaise with you to create the perfect menu to suit you and your guests for your next function or event

Please contact us for a customized quote

As Aquava operate from a commercial kitchen and do not have a shop front or restaurant, we do not offer tastings. 

If you would like to visit the gallery on our website, this shows what is indicative of our style and portion sizes. 


Please feel free to get in touch if you would like additional information regarding your menu selection.

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