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  We love weddings and the joy of being able to create memorable moments with beautiful couples like Janelle + Zayed. The stunning skyline of Richmond Rowing Club, all in display for celebration with both their family and friends underneath the summer skies of Melbourne, captured by the talented Tahnee Jade Photography.   FAVOURITE MOMENTS … View Article
– Be in the know of all the upcoming top food trends this year With the new decade comes new trends, like how we had big hair in the ’80s or low rise jeans in the ’90s. This year will bring us healthier options with everyone being more aware of how our food affects the… View Article
– Bringing that extra somethin’ something to your wedding styling Table settings can come in all shapes and sizes. In this case, we’ve put together one long table with four different and distinct styles to get you excited for your wedding tablescape! Inspired by the beautiful transition of four seasons, Ruffles and Bells Event Styling and Little… View Article
– We’re wishing you a very Merry Christmas! We can’t believe this year has flown by so quickly, and that it’s the end of 2019 already. We’re closing down for three weeks over the break. We will have the out of office on from Saturday 21st December and be back at it from Monday 13th… View Article
– A seafood station is the best way to start a party We’ve been rocking food stations for as long as we can remember, because we think they’re such a fun way to entertain your guests! One of the coolest (literally) ways to kick off a party is with a raw bar – just like… View Article
– In 2019 we’re celebrating Ten Years Ten Years in business, Ten Years of catering special events, and Ten Years of creating memorable moments. Khrissy & Nigel started Cnk Catering ten years ago and still run the business to this day, with Khrissy as Managing Director and Nigel as Executive Chef. To celebrate Ten Years, we… View Article
– Our new winter menu is here Our 2019 winter menu has arrived, and it’s looking absolutely delicious. With a focus on seasonal ingredients, hearty dishes and warming flavours, it’s sure to keep the cold months exciting. The traditional banquet menu Entrees, mains and desserts feature, all individually and beautifully plated with care. This menu… View Article
– Cnk is bringing your corporate events to life At Cnk we love corporate catering! We can can help you take any sort of corporate event from vision to reality. Intimate boardroom lunches, client entertaining, in-house parties, themed events, large-scale catering, drop-off grazing and multi day conferences – we can do it all.   Conferencing,… View Article
–   Find out how Eleni & Corey planned their wedding in weeks! Last October we got a call from Eleni & Corey wanting to book the Richmond Rowing Club for their wedding – in five weeks time! They were newly engaged and didn’t want to wait to get married, and why should they?! So… View Article
– As much as we love catering, we also love events! Creating fun, unique events is something we get excited about at Cnk. We absolutely love watching an event go from brief, to mood board, to planning, to reality! Check out some of our fave fun, themed events. Carnival Fun Popcorn bags, apple fritters, pretzels,… View Article
– We’re so excited about the sunshine & our new menus! At Cnk we love using seasonal ingredients! As we move into Spring Summer, we get to revamp our menus and create new dishes. The cherry blossoms are blooming and the sun is finally shining (well, occasionally) in Melbourne and our Autumn Winter dishes are… View Article
– Here at Cnk Catering, we love to host our signature masterclasses! Whether a masterclass is held to entertain clients, softly launch a new venue, road test a new menu, as a team building exercise or for our Intstagram competition winners, the goal is always the same – for our guests to have a great… View Article
– Cnk have your conference needs covered! We’ve thought of everything you could possibly need for your next corporate event. Leave it to us to ensure your conference runs seamlessly and stands out from the rest. Rise & shine with our breakfast canapés Make arriving to a conference fun, by greeting guests with our substantial breakfast… View Article
– Welcome to the Emulation Hall Gin Party, let the party be-gin! Our new venue Emulation Hall is one of the most unique and striking wedding and event spaces in Melbourne. We couldn’t wait for the opportunity to plan an event at the venue and really showcase all it’s historic character and beauty. Last month, our… View Article
 – Meet our new function venue, with a difference. Emulation Hall is located in the inner eastern suburb of Canterbury. Dating back to 1927, the former Masonic Lodge is one of Melbourne’s most unique event spaces. This heritage listed building has been lovingly and beautifully restored to its former glory. Emulation Hall comprises three distinct spaces to… View Article
–  Have you got your Christmas party organised yet? We’ve got the hottest offers to get your Christmas party going! Each of our venues is unique and offers its own ambiance and Christmas party style. Have a look below for some of our great offers and starting prices at our favourite venues. Click here to download… View Article
We’re so excited about our beautiful new menus! Canapés Our new canapé menu is delightful, with delicious morsels that range from hot, cold, sweet or substantial to our new favourites, the hearty fork & bowl canapés. Who said guests always go hungry at a cocktail party? Not when we’re hosting! Some of the standouts are the… View Article
Who wants a free glass of mulled wine? Winter has slowly begun creeping up on us, with foggy mornings and chilly afternoons. Rather than wallow in the short days, we think it’s best to celebrate the cold weather with our famous Cnk mulled wine! It’s spiced, boozy, and guaranteed to warm you right up. Which brings… View Article
At Cnk we love a unique wedding, like that of police officers Lexie and Troy at the Old Melbourne Gaol. The magic of the slightly spooky, historic Old Melbourne Gaol, all lit up for a wedding party, was perfectly captured by photographer Mark Dayman. Lexie and Troy were kind enough to share their beautiful photos and… View Article
Valentine’s Day is almost upon us! If you haven’t made any plans yet, don’t stress – we’ve got you covered with our list of 14 last minute Valentine’s Day ideas. 1. Surprise your partner with a couple’s dance class Picture you, your partner and a dance instructor teaching you how to rumba to sexy Latin… View Article
Looking for the perfect inner city function venue? [email protected] is an industrial-style warehouse gallery, packed with funky inner-city chic – located on the 1st floor of the Mering Building on Collins Street. Call us today on 9690 3024 with your enquiries.  
Whether it’s your work Christmas party or your best friend’s wedding, hiring a historical event space is unique and memorable. Have you ever stumbled upon a cool building and wondered what it would be like to hold an event there?  The Old Melbourne Gaol on Russell Street in Melbourne, is a historical landmark perfect for… View Article
  There is something truly special about overlooking Melbourne’s cityscape, especially from the banks of the Yarra River. Richmond Rowing Club is perfectly located on the edge of Melbourne’s CBD. With it’s terrace and indoor spaces, it has the ability to host a quintessential Melbourne wedding. Brooke and Todd held their summer wedding at Richmond… View Article
Executive Chef Nigel Stainwall
  How do you keep turkey moist? How do you cater for vegetarians? Can sprouts be interesting? We asked our Executive Chef Nigel Stainwall to dish up his festive secrets. Tips for a tasty turkey No one likes a dry turkey on Christmas Day and, as always, the trick is proper preparation. Soaking the turkey… View Article
… your corporate christmas function. You have chosen the perfect venue for your corporate Christmas function, now you have all the finer details to confirm. Your job is on the line (it’s not really, although you are a high achiever and you want this function to be perfect!) so you need to step it up… View Article