Everyone knows that the best parties are in The Kitchen!

Why not host your party in our amazing space?  

We are delighted to announce that we have expanded The Kitchen to three times its original size and we are now able to make our space available for parties!

 Needing to entertain but feeling overwhelmed about having people to your home? Make it fun for you too and bring the party to our kitchen in Woodstock!

We offer a home away from home where you can have absolute confidence in food which is famously delicious and fabulously presented in the easy sophistication of our kitchen dining space. 

As seasoned caterers with a gift for parties of laid-back elegance and sophistication, we make it easy for you to entertain, removing stress of all details around hiring, décor and staff.



Venue hire :   R 1 200.00     (for a minimum of 20 guests)

Catering and staff: R 380 to R 480 pp depending on menu and numbers

Please call Claudia on 021 4622201 for any questions or a quotation

Or mail info@karendudley.co.za with your request.


Menu Options:

Dinner at The Kitchen Table 2018


Start with a few Cocktail Canapés as friends gather (a selection of 2 – 4 is what we recommend)

Icy Gazpacho

Green Papaya Salad in Spoons

Feta and Poppyseed Phyllo Crisps

Grilled Miso Ginger Long-stemmed Broccoli

Chicken Bisteeya

Beetroot Cured Salmon on Black Bread with Horseradish Creamed Cheese

Crispy Kingklip with Indonesian Dipping Sauce

Circassian Chicken on Toasts

Whipped Feta with Caramelized Onion on Toasts

Meat Bombs with Aioli

Courgette Pancakes

Beetroot Pancakes with “Bearnaise” Labne

Or Chive Crème Fraische

Spinach and Cheddar Gozleme

Seared Sesame Tuna with special Teriyaki Sauce

Salmon Avo Pink Peppercorn Tartar with pastry leaves

Gorgonzola Fig Tartlets

Mama Involtini: Grilled Aubergine with Sundried Tomato Pesto, Goats Cheese and Basil

Korean Chicken Fingers

Asian Avo Prawn Salsa on a Black Sesame Cracker

Duck Pancakes with Hoisin

Black Rice Blinis with Smoked Salmon and Wasabi Creamed Cheese

Breseola with Wild Rocket and Chevin Dressing

Boerenkaas Balls

Fried Coriander Oysters with bacon

Small Scotch Eggs with good mustard

Small Plates

Served at the table, to share (choose 1)

An Oyster fest with Orange Chilli Granita and all the other bits

Sumac Orange Buttered Prawns

Beef Carpaccio with Beluga Lentils Horseradish and Radish

Watercress Tarator Salad

Red Rice Sushi Salad with Salmon or Tuna Sashimi

Black Rice with Salmon Sashimi and Spicy Miso

Salt and Pepper Calamari with Hippie Tabbouleh

Crispy Skinned Salmon with Vietnamese Caramel

Fennel and Salsicchia Flatbreads



Served as buffet or family style at the table (we recommend no more than 1 main)


Lamb stuffed with Date & Preserved Lemon with Cumin Butter

Marinated Seared Leg of Lamb with Dates, Feta, Sumac and Tahini

Marinated Seared Leg of Lamb with Chermoula

Marinated Seared Lamb with Mint, Almond and Honey Pesto

Aromatic Lamb Shoulder Tagine

Royal Indian Spiced Leg of Lamb with Saffron Yoghurt, Almonds

Steamed Spiced Lamb with K’s special Mebos sauce



Miso Beer Braised Beef Short Ribs

Melting Beef Brisket with Mustard Pear Glaze

Our own Corned Beef with Creamed Mustard Leeks

Beef Brisket with Sauce Gribiche (herbs, capers, cream)



Blackened Salmon with Citrus Labneh

Herb Encrusted Salmon with Cardamom Sauce

Barely Roasted Dill Salmon



Anchovy Stuffed Tuna with Fennel Confit, Crème Fraiche and Salsa Verde

Pan-fried Kabeljou (or fresh fish) with spiced Turkish Almond Butter

Fresh Fish prepared Korean “Kara-age” (deep fried with an amazing peanut chili glaze)

Fish with Avgolemono and delicate vegetables

(Farmed) Seabass with Pea Puree and Preserved Lemon Butter

Fresh Fish with Fennel, Potatoes & Parsley-Anchovy relish

A note on fish:

We use fish that is on the SASSI green or orange list or is sustainably farmed.  We source what is available and fresh.



Chicken Marbella with prunes, olives and capers (a classic)

Teriyaki Orange Chicken

Mebos Chicken

Chicken Medina Marinated with Harissa & Tapenade and baked with lemon & honey

Tunisian Chicken with Jeweled Relish

Barbecued Sesame Chicken

Orange Angostura Chicken



Biblical Grilled Quail with Pomegranate Sauce

Stuffed Persian Quail

Glazed Duck with Olive Relish and Sauce Verde

Roast Buttered Poussin (very delicate) with Bread Sauce



Pork Belly with Fennel Jam, White Beans and Oregano Salsa Verde

Pork Belly with Sour Fig Glaze

Superb Pork Belly with Apple Windows

Pork Belly with Rum and Lemongrass

Pork Loin with Pumpkin Purée and Karoo Krumble

Slow Roasted Pork Loin with Mojo Verde (herbed purée)


Vegetarian / Vegan

Fried Potato & Aubergine Stack with Honey Salsa Verde

Amazing Mushrooms with soft Polenta

Mushroom Pithier

Winter Greens with Tahini, Chickpeas and Crispy Onions

Roasted Vegetables with Smoked Aubergine Cream

Eggplant Parmigiana

Miso’ed Broccoli, Mushrooms, Carrot & Mangetouts on Black Rice with Black Sesame Dressing

Pea and Gem Braise on Creamed Parmesan Risotto

Imam Biyaldi

Whole Roasted Celeriac

Involtini di Melanzane

Bulgar Chermoula Aubergine with Tomato Coulis

Barley Fennel Confit Tagine with Roasted Pumpkin

Sesame Cauliflower Steaks

Spanish Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts

Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry with Coconut Cream

Butternut Pangrattato (fennel/peppers/tomato/citrus crumbs)

Roasted Butternut “Dauphinoise”

Cumin Roasted Aubergines with Chickpeas, Walnuts and Dates

Some of the Accompaniments we offer…

(Choose 3)

Miso Broccoli

Double Courgette Salad

Sesame Greens

Asian Greens or Satay Lentils with Greens

Warm Buttery Potatoes

Roasted Potato Gratin or Roasted Potatoes and Aubs

Roasted Potatoes and Aubergine

Parmesan Cauliflower

Roasted Root Vegetables

Sweet Leeks

Dill Carrots with Yoghurt Dressing and Pecan Nuts

Shepherd’s Salad with Pomegranate

Gypsy Salad

Wasabi Pea Salad

Japanese Mooli Salad

Mediterranean Couscous with Roasted Vegetables and Biblical Dressing

Green Harissa Bulgar Wheat with Avo and Peas

Egg Fried Rice

Jeweled Rice

“Oyster” Mushroom Rice

Persian Rose Rice with Crispy Onions

Turkish-ish Koshieri Rice

Koshieri Rice Pilaf

Mediterranean Rice

Beetroot Carrot Seed Salad with Mint

Beetroot Rocket Walnut

Beetroot Apple Coriander

Beetroot Leek Walnut

Beetroot Orange Fennel Date

Beetroot Yoghurt Masala

Green Medley

Green Medley with Tahini

Fine Beans with Orange and Hazelnut

Broccoli Soffriti

Grilled Broccoli



Treats (Choose 2)

Little Lemon Squares

Little World Peace Brownies

Little Ginger Fudge Squares

Cheesecake Squares

Prosperity Bars

Cakes & Tarts

Chocolate Almond Cake

Sesame Yoghurt Cardamom Cake

Chocolate Ginger Tart

Guinness Cakes

Chocolate Mebos Tart

Chocolate Pecan Cake

Orange Polenta Almond Torte

Lemon Meringue Tart

Jaffa Chiffon Cake

Chocolate Hazelnut Meringue Gateau

Granadilla Tart

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Coffee Cream

Other Desserts

Moskonfyt Panna Cotta with Broken Baklava

Banana Cardamom Rotis

Sherry Pear Sundae

Choc Pots with Fresh Berries and Pouring Cream

Iles Flottante

White Chocolate Cardamom Mousse

Queen Anne Baked Pudding

Halva Ice Cream with spiced chocolate sauce

“Tres Leches” Rice Puddings with Fruit Confit

Margi’s Trifle

Ladies Navels with Honey and Labneh


We also do cheese, usually with sliced fresh fruit. My current favourite is Mature Asiago with Honey Crunch Apples.


Sweet Pumpkin

My Mother’s Tipsy Tart

Bread and Butter Pudding with Citrus Glaze

Malva Pudding with Margi’s Custard

3 Hour Pears


French Chocolate Mousse

Beautiful Ice Creams and Sorbets

Pineapple Air Kiss

Pumpkin Vetkoek with Moskonfyt and Cream


A few notes…

·        We understand that our menu can seem overwhelming!  If it all seems like too much (the menu is borne out of years of catering experience) we will help you choose suitable canapés, accompaniments etc to create the perfect menu for your occasion!

·        We provide all that you will need to put on a party including chefs, service staff, all hiring, glasses and ice, music, flowers etc and professional barmen and wine stewards to serve drinks.

·        Please call Claudia on 021 4622201 for any questions or a quotation

Or mail info@karendudley.co.za with your request.