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Fabulous Finger Food Frequently Asked Questions

How many staff will I need?


This depends upon a few factors, depending upon amount of guests, style of menu, technicality of the function, and if you require bar service also. Our trained function co-ordinators will recommend the appropriate amount of staff required. Our individual rates though, are;
Supervisors - $120 ($40 per hour) These are the staff member that run the entire function and is in charge of the cooking and running of the other staff.
Waiter / Bar Staff - $105 ($35 per hour)
These are the subsidiary staff that are under the supervisors and are serving to the guests.

How does it all work?


We offer our services in three formats;
Full catering staff service
This is our most popular option where the entire function is managed for you. Staff will come in to the venue with the foods of your menu choice, cook the foods and present them, and the waiters will then serve to your guests.
Delivered Hot
Our second most popular option, where we cook your entire menu for you at our commercial kitchen, and transport the foods to you hot and ready to serve! Although we have multiple site locations where we can cater for anywhere in Melbourne metropolitan area (ie: from Phillip Island to Geelong and beyond!) we have special technology inside our vans that allows us to keep your foods hot and crispy throughout the driving time. Using GPS locations and advanced delivery scheduled information, your order will be priority delivered as the only order in that van for that delivery run, therefore you are guaranteed on time delivery!
Delivered Cold This is where we deliver the foods to you directly, on the day of the function, and you are free to cook the foods as you go, a great cost saver, or where you just want a more simple function.

Is a deposit required?


Yes, in order to secure a booking, we require a $100 deposit. You can complete this by the following methods; - See below for payment options. All orders require a deposit unless you have prior arrangements with us; ie: account or you are a Government Department.

What payment methods do you accept? And by when do I need to pay?


  • Bank deposit (Westpac – BSB-033-337 Account–293233 ACC Name: Fabulous Catering Pty Ltd)
  • *Please be sure to leave you QXXXXX number as reference.
  • Credit Card: We accept Visa, MasterCard, Amex & Diners *Surcharge applies for balance remainder
  • Cheque: (send to: P.O. Box 21065, Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 8011 * This needs to arrive to us prior to the function and be cleared
  • Cash on the day – * This just needs to be advised to the function co-ordinator and ready for the staff on arrival

*A full tax invoice will be emailed to you, one with a final balance will be sent after your function

***Please note; full payment is due prior to the function – generally on the day that you finalize numbers ie: 3 days out from the function, or final balance as cash on the day.

When do I need to finalise numbers?


Three working days before your function we will need to have your final number of guests to
be catered for. You are also able to make any changes to timings and staff arrangements up until this time.

What if I need to cancel my booking?


Unfortunately sometimes a cancellation is required, be it for weather, poor attendance or other personal factors. Our cancellation policy is full refund of your deposit if more than 7 days notice is given. If less than 7 days notice is given, your deposit is forfeited. We can however reschedule your function to another date, and your deposit will be put towards the new date.

Fabulous Finger Food, striving to be the best catering service Melbourne can rely on!