FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

HOW MUCH SPACE IS NEEDED FOR PIZZA OVEN CATERING EVENT?

OUR PIZZA OVENS ARE TRAILER MOUNTED AND WILL FIT DOWN ANY DRIVEWAY A STANDARD CAR CAN ACCESS. ONCE SET UP WE REQUIRE A SPACE OF 6 METRES X 3 METRES TO ALLOW FOR THE OVEN, MARQUEE, TABLES AND ROOM FOR OUR CHEF TO WORK HIS MAGIC.

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE YOU CATER FOR?

WE HAVE THE CAPACITY TO CATER FOR QUITE SMALL AND INTIMATE TO 200 PLUS PERSON EVENTS. TO COVER COSTS AND ENSURE WE DELIVER CONSISTENT QUALITY SERVICE EVERY TIME OUR MINIMUM CHARGE IS BASED ON 40 ADULT GUESTS. UNDER THIS NUMBER WE SUGGEST YOU CONSIDER THE DIY SELF HIRE OF OUR OVEN AND TRYING YOUR HAND AT COOKING AND MAYBE GETTING YOUR GUESTS TO JOIN IN AND ENJOY THE WOOD FIRED EXPERIENCE.

HOW EARLY IN ADVANCE SHOULD I BOOK MY EVENT?

FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS BOOK OUT VERY QUICKLY SO KEEP THAT IN MIND. WE ARE A FULL TIME CATERING BUSINESS AND WE LOVE COOKING PIZZAS SO WE WILL ENDEAVOUR TO ACCOMMODATE ALL EVENT REQUESTS AS WE HAVE MULTIPLE OVENS AND A TEAM OF STAFF AT THE READY. EMAIL OR CALL AND WE CAN DISCUSS YOUR DATES AND REQUIREMENTS.

DO I NEED TO PAY A DEPOSIT TO SECURE MY BOOKING?

WE REQUIRE A 25% DEPOSIT TO SECURE A BOOKING SO WE CAN GET ABOUT PREPARING YOUR EVENT AND ORDERING INGREDIENTS AND COORDINATING STAFF. THIS DEPOSIT CAN BE TRANSFERRED TO OUR ACCOUNT AND THE BALANCE PAID BEFORE SERVICE ON THE DAY.

WHAT AREAS DO YOU OPERATE IN?

WE ARE BASED IN MELBOURNE AND GEELONG SO WE COVER A VERY BROAD AREA. WE ARE HAPPY TO TRAVEL TO GET TO YOUR EVENT, BUT IF YOU ARE TOO FAR REMOVED FROM THESE AREAS A SMALL TRAVEL SURCHARGE MAY APPLY. NOTHING EXCESSIVE, JUST TO COVER TRAVEL COSTS.

DO YOU CATER FOR PUBLIC EVENTS

YES, WE ARE MORE THAN HAPPY TO ATTEND PUBLIC EVENTS SUCH AS SCHOOL FETES, MARKETS & OPEN DAYS. PLEASE GIVE US A CALL TO DISCUSS YOUR EVENT.

WILL I NEED STAFF TO SERVE MY GUESTS?

WE WILL HAVE A TRAINED WAITER AT YOUR EVENT AS PART OF OUR PACKAGE TO ASSIST OUR CHEF AND SERVE YOUR GUESTS. WE SUGGEST THAT IN EXCESS OF 60 GUESTS TO HELP THE FLOW OF SERVICE YOU SHOULD CONSIDER A 2ND WAITPERSON. WE CAN ARRANGE EXTRA STAFF AT $35 PER HOUR FOR A MINIMUM 4 HOURS TO COVER PREPARATION, SERVICE AND TIDY UP. WE WILL HAPPILY ALSO WORK WITH YOUR OWN WAIT STAFF, FAMILY OR FRIENDS WHO ARE WILLING TO HELP TO KEEP COSTS DOWN FOR YOU.

IF I DECIDE ON THE DIY OVEN HIRE HOW DOES IT WORK?

IF YOU DECIDE TO TRY YOUR HAND AT COOKING IN OUR OVEN YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED. OUR OVENS ARE PREMIUM QUALITY AND ALLOW YOU TO COOK WHATEVER YOU DESIRE. WE WILL DELIVER THE OVEN AND SET IT UP IN POSITION FOR YOU. THE HIRE WILL INCLUDE TRAILER MOUNTED OVEN, PIZZA COOKING UTENSILS AND AMPLE WOOD TO SUIT THE PERIOD OF HIRE YOU SELECT. WE WILL ALSO GIVE YOU A SIMPLE STEP BY STEP GUIDE ON HOW TO HEAT AND PREPARE OVEN TO ACHIEVE OPTIMUM RESULTS. IDEALLY AT DELIVERY OF OVEN WE WOULD PREFER TO MEET AND SPEND A LITTLE TIME ANSWERING ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE. AFTER THAT YOU ARE FREE TO ENJOY.

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