Tapas menus CarmEli Old Fashion Cooking


Tapas & Taps

We took the Tapa, Tapas & Hors D'oeuvres around the world and created a celebration of themed menus for any occasion!

CarmEli Catering offers catering options for all taste palates, our tapas menus will entertain you and your guests with delicious food inspired by around the world cuisines and a flavourful food made traditionally by hand using high-quality ingredients. 


There are options for everyone as we know the ingredients in every single bite 👍🏼

If you are catering for a wedding, corporate event, birthday or other special occasion it would be our pleasure to be there for you and your loved ones.

These menus are priced at $45 per head and provide unlimited food for 3 hours, including staff, equipment and travel fees.


Prices are excluding GST.

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Tapas & Taps


Tapas Style Menus...

Spanish Menu:

  • Salmon Ahumado (smoked salmon crostini with lemon cream cheese and herbs).

  • Croquetas de berenjena - Eggplant and leek croquettes. 

  • Gambas al Ajillo - garlic prawn skewers in sauce.

  • Albóndigas - Spanish meatballs in tomato sauce.

  • Empanadas of your choice, Seafood olive mix & goat cheese, beef or vegetarian.

  • Pollo al ajillo - Garlic chicken. 

Mexican Menu:

  • Fresh fish ceviche on a mini corn tortilla.

  • Totopos with salsa roja & crema.

  • Chipotle smoked BBQ chicken skewers with tequila lemon aioli. 

  • Jalapeño poppers.

  • Fresh and crispy fish tacos with green jalapeno salsa.

  • Pulled chicken tacos.

Middle Eastern maybe?

Middle Eastern Menu:

  • Mini Zaatar Manakish (Middle Eastern flatbread topped with Zaatar) with hummus dip.

  • Moroccan chicken bites with Matbucha (Moroccan spicy tomato sauce).

  • Crispy fried cauliflower with Baba ganoush (Middle Eastern Eggplant dip).

  • Moroccan pastels - spiced potato or beef in filo pastry.

  • Falafel with zesty tahini sauce.

  • Paprika grilled fish cubes and artichoke served with lemon wedges.

Greek Menu:

  • Grilled brochette with fresh tomato, olive oil, feta, kalamata olives and oregano.

  • Spinach ricotta mini quiche.

  • Keftethes with tzatziki, Greek meatballs.

  •  Greek-style quiche, kalamata olives, feta, sundried tomatoes, eggs and cream. 

  • Herbed chicken and fried zucchini skewers.

  • Grilled prawn and fried fish in an edible bowl with green salad and greek aioli. 

Italian menu:

  • Italian brochette topped with diced tomatoes, black olives, basil, shaved parmesan, olive oil and herbs. 

  • Artichoke and olives Calzone. 

  • Traditional Arancini balls. 

  • Spinach and ricotta cannelloni in tomato sauce.

  • Mini margarita pizza.

  • Stuffed chicken parmigiana.


German style?

German Menu:

  • Personal size Zwiebelkuchen - Creamed onion pie.

  • Flammkuchen - a thin pizza topped with creme fraiche, thinly sliced onions and smoked bacon.

  • Beef sausage rolls with mustard.

  • German mushroom strudel with goat cheese.

  • Bratwurst in a mini sausage bun with carmelized onions.

  • German schnitzel on a stick with lemon and parsley sauce.


French Menu:

  • Mousse de saumon - Smoked salmon mousse on fresh bugette. 

  • Bouchée à la Reine - A savoury vol-au-vent filled with chicken or seafood white wine, and mushrooms.

  • Quiche Lorraine (onions, heavy cream, eggs, chives, ham & butter). 

  • Herbed chicken and asparagus skewers with hollandaise sauce.

  • Ratatouille - Stewed vegetable dish. 

  • Coq au Vin - Chicken cooked in a red wine sauce mushrooms and butter.


French style?

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American Menu:

  • Mini Hot dog in a mini hot dog bun.

  • Cheeseburger, beef pattie, mayo, spinach, tomato, cheese and pickles.

  • Pepperoni Pizza, homemade sauce, mozzarella, tomato, pepperoni.  

  • Crispy smoked prawn with slaw burger. 

  • BBQ Chicken wings with sour cream.

  • Onion rings with cheese sauce.

Hawaiian Menu:

  • Hawaiian Pizza.

  • Coconut cream prawns. 

  • Chicken pineapple skewers. 

  • Coconut cream pineapple caramelised onion pie.

  • Lomi Lomi Salmon Burger (Lumi Lumi salmon is a raw salmon cured in salt with tomato salsa but ours is cooked).

  • Hawaiian chicken pie.

*Suggestions and recommendations are welcomed. If you wish to have any of the menus for more or less then three hours please email or call us to discuss.