Peter Rowland

Call: (03) 9825 0000
Email: [email protected]
Address: 8 River St , South Yarra VIC 3141
Bringing premium food, style & hospitality to the party...

Peter Rowland is an intrinsic part of Melbourne’s food culture. For more than 50 years, we’ve helped couples design beautiful food and hospitality experiences to complete their perfect wedding day!

Whether you prefer a contemporary city location, a picturesque garden setting or perhaps a marquee on your own private property, Peter Rowland’s army of chef and hospitality professionals are ready to bring the finest flavours to you and your guests.

We’ll expertly guide you through menu selection to fulfill your own personal style. Impress, delight and tantalise your guests with our fresh and seasonal menus – or let us create something completely bespoke to suit your big day.

“A great caterer has the taste of a chef, the imagination of an artist and the timing of a conductor” – Founder Peter Rowland, OAM

Just say “I do” and we’ll take care of the rest.


Entertaining With Friends – Nasi Goreng

Yummy enough for dinner with friends or a weekday dinner treat this Nasi Goreng recipe from Peter Rowland Catering is sure to please everyone who tries it.Ingredients– 250g chopped cooked chicken – 250g diced ham or roast pork – 250g chopped cooked prawns – 400g long grain rice – 40ml kecap manis – 15ml dark […]

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Entertaining With Friends – Hot Chocolate Fondant Recipe

At Peter Rowland Catering, we think winter is the perfect time to enjoy our irresistibly good Hot Chocolate Fondant; this decadent dessert is the only way to finish off a dinner party – try stopping at just one! Yum!Ingredients:160g unsalted butter 160g dark chocolate 3 whole eggs 3 egg yolks 83g sugar 43g flour 1/2 tsp […]

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Cocktail Friday – Peter Rowland Catering’s Ginger Grapefruit Fizz

Even though the warmer weather may be behind us (hello grey skies!), at Peter Rowland Catering our simple and super delicious Ginger Grapefruit Fizz cocktail will certainly add a bit of buzz and sparkle to romantic winter weddings, no shaker required!Ingredients:Ice 30ml vodka Splash ginger liqueur (add more if need be) 60ml fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice 60ml fresh-squeezed […]

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Entertaining With Friends – Perfect ‘Prawn On The Barbie’ Recipes

For the ultimate BBQ, you can’t go past fresh or grilled prawns. Whether you like them hot, cold, spicy or mild, at Peter Rowland Catering, we’re sharing three recipes to go with these much-loved, Aussie favourites.Marie Rose Sauce– 1/2 cup tomato sauce – 1/2 cup mayonnaise – 1/4 cup creme fraiche – 1 tbs brandy – […]

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Entertaining With Friends – The Perfect Autumn Meringue Recipe

Just in time for autumn parties, at Peter Rowland Catering, we had to share one of our favourite desserts for long lunches on sunny afternoons. Simply add cream and berries!Ingredients:Meringue  12 egg whites (360 g) 620 g castor sugar 1/2 tsp vinegarTopping 500 ml cream 50 g sugar 1 vanilla bean, scrapped 2 punnets raspberries 2 […]

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Cocktail Friday – Peter Rowland Catering’s Coconut Mojito

At Peter Rowland Catering, with its taste of the tropics, this delicious Coconut Mojito cocktail recipe is one of our favourites – for balmy days and cool drinks, “put the lime in the coconut and drink ’em both up!”Ingredients:6 fresh mint leaves 3 lime wedges 1 tsp brown sugar 1 shot white rum 1 shot […]

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Entertaining With Friends – Fish Tacos Recipe

At Peter Rowland Catering, we just can’t get enough of these delicious fish tacos! Great for a summer meal, it is a classic dish from the Baja Peninsula that is simple to make, healthy and full of flavour. Get your friends and family involved in the preparation for added fun, and team it with a […]

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Nat & Zander’s Charming Rippon Lea Wedding

Nat & ZanderThe way that Zander looked at his stunning bride Nat on their wedding day has definitely given us goosebumps – the good kind! It is how every other half to a soul wants to be looked at. The couple wanted their day to be a timeless, relaxed affair, and chose Tony Evans Photography […]

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What Would They Know? Fiona Scanlon of Peter Rowland Catering

 Delicious food served with style is always a talking point at any occasion, and we often hear at Polka Dot Bride, how food is one of the most memorable aspects of the wedding. For over 50 years, Peter Rowland Catering has been at the forefront of the hospitality scene,  earning a reputation as a premier […]

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Winter Flavours – Beef Bourguignon Recipe

At Peter Rowland Catering, we love this hearty winter dish – it’s great for plated weekend dinners with friends! Ingredients: (Serves 6)1.5 kg good-quality blade or chuck steak, trimmed of fat, cut into 3cm cubes 375 ml good-quality red wine (Merlot is ideal!) 2 tbs olive oil 1 tbs unsalted butter 1.5 medium onions, chopped 4 sticks […]

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