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Queenstown, New Zealand

Catering Reviews

Absolutely have no hesitation in recommending Paula & Rachel for your next function or catering requirements.  We used their services as temp cover when our Head Chef was on annual leave, and found them so easy to work and communicate with. The ladies took everything in their stride and delivered tasty mouth-watering meals to 100 hungry students night after night.

Head Chefs: Dan Cole-Bailey 

Nick Madden – QRC Facilities Manager & QRC Shotover Lodge Manager

Double Thyme Catering AKA Paula & Rachel are rock stars.  Amazing food, great plattering / plating, edgy looks, super fun to work with and most importantly they always deliver…. They have fantastic ideas, they are easy to communicate with and always listen to what I want.  They truly deliver amazing food every time and they go the extra mile every time.  Numbers are never an issue be it 20 or 200.”


Sharon - Birthday Catering

Thank you both for making my birthday party such a wonderful occasion.

Your food was a real hit with all of our guests, really yummy, so I passed on your name to a few people hoping you get some more functions..

Georgina & Mario - Wedding Catering

Oh. My. God

You guys were so incredible last night!!

From the bottom of mine and  Mario's hearts, thank you!!!!!!!

We could not have asked for a better team and you guys honestly went above and beyond to make last night phenomenal.

It was the best night of my life and one I will never forget. That is in large part thanks to you both and your wonderful team! Please pass on my thanks to each and every one of the wonderful staff for their smiles and enthusiasm even when they were freezing!!!

Thank you a million times over!!! Xx

Wedding Catering: Aileen & Raymond

Thank you very much for the catering you have provided after our chruch reception . Everyone was complimenting on your sandwiches and cakes . Thank you for the tray of food that you have packed for us which helped us during the day . Thank you for being part of our day . 

New Years Party Catering: Rebecca

Can't thank you ladies enough for the fantastic catering you provided for our New Years Eve celebrations. Food was absolutely delicious and beautifully presented from the stunning antipasto platters to the incredible glazed ham, tasty salads and superb sweet treats to finish. Both Paula & Rachel were a delight to deal with - very impressed with the excellent service from advice on menu selection and ordering to delivery, preparation and pick up - nothing was a problem. I would highly recommend their fabulous catering service and look forward to using their services again in the future.

Tess & Tom's Wedding 

Rachel and Paula, you two are amazing! It's been delightful right from the very first day we started chatting about our weddding. You were on board with my ideas from the get go, happily worked in with other vendors and went over and above to make our wedding day perfect. So many people have said it was the best wedding they've ever been to and I'm putting much of that down to the style and taste of the food and service. The bar service at the ceremony set the scene for all of our guests. Then when we got to the reception, the canapés and "walk and talk " food was a hit. Everyone said everything was delicious- from the squid and pork belly to the pulled pork burgers and blue cod fish and chip boxes. And there was so much food that people were turning it away. The staff you also provided for the event were lovely, so friendly and so helpful. I can't say thank you enough. The day wouldn't have been half as good without you both and your team. You guys are so relaxed (just like us) but so professional - a perfect combination! I wish you so much success in 2016 and hope to work with you again soon! All the very best. 

Liz & Don's Wedding 

Thank you Paula and Rachel for the absolutely amazing catering you did for our wedding!!! We had such great comments from all our family and friends on how great and delicious the menu was!! The coconut ceviche, the bean, pea and mint parmesan crisp morsel for the canapés- mmm Yum!!! The Pork Rillett, the Prawn, Pea and Noodle Salad OMG they were amazing for the starter platters and the Kumara Couscous Salad, the Harissa Chicken with minted Yoghurt Raita and Moroccan Lamb and Lentil Tagine for our mains -these were gorgeous and so delicious!! You guys really were so accommodating, fantastic and did an amazing job on the day of our wedding fitting in all our random and sort of unplanned speeches around all the various courses!! Not to mention the yummy desserts of mini Carrot Cakes, Raspberry and White Cheesecakes - that topped it all off!! Thanks again!! Would recommend Double Thyme Catering to anyone having their wedding or function in Queenstown or Arrowtown area!! Great job Paula and Rachel. Thanks heaps!

Robyn & Nick

Double Thyme Catering catered a family wedding at our house. The food was delicious, original and memorable. They adapted to various unexpected challenges without any complaints and were calm and professional throughout. Well done & thanks for helping to make the day special.