Thirdwave Cafe

OUR BBQ CATERING PACKAGES HAVE GOT EVERYONE TALKING!

Sick of the uninteresting catering options out there? The Sandwiches, Pies, simple salads and other boring stuff? Do you like falling-off-the bone slow smoked Meats or some of the best Burgers in Melbourne? Third Wave can deliver. Once you try catering from Third Wave you will NEVER go back to your old “favourites”.

Our Catering packages are delivered HOT for you to serve STRAIGHT AWAY!

Here is what people say about our catering:

Good
Based on 3428 reviews
James Lodington
James Lodington
1. February, 2023.
Always great food. For the type of food the service is very fast. Monthly specials are amazing and taste great
Wilson
Wilson
31. January, 2023.
What a lovely place! I love the food and service, atmosphere is great.
Paolo F
Paolo F
31. January, 2023.
I’ve been meaning to come here for years, and finally got sucked in by the free birthday meal. When we walked in it was very busy and lively, a good sign the place is well-liked. Also lots of young families so knew my kids would enjoy. For my bday meal I got the beef ribs with corn bread and Mac n cheese. Best corn bread I’ve had in Australia, which reminded me of Mission BBQ in the US. The kids got Mac n cheese and the baked cheeseburger. The wife got the brisket loaded fries (so yummy) and more corn bread. Service overall was great and food was fantastic. We will be back. Thanks for the birthday meal!
Brad Long
Brad Long
31. January, 2023.
Great meal of smoked meats. Very fast from ordering to receiving. Had the platter for 2 and could not eat it all their is alot of food on the platter
Lenny Kai
Lenny Kai
31. January, 2023.
I went there for a mates birthday. I ordered the monster that is the “ribovlaki”. It’s a giant tenderly cooked souvlaki. It was delicious! The rest of my tables food looked really great as well. Solid restaurant! Definitely will be back sometime
Alan Johnstone
Alan Johnstone
30. January, 2023.
Great place for a large feed... food was excellent. Very popular, the place was packed ???????? Will definitely be back again. Was back again mid December with whole family and they all want to spend their birthday at Third Wave Cafe ..Now we'll be back 4 times in next 5 months .... Can't think of anywhere better to gp honest....Get in for a great feed 5 stars for sure

Try our catering options and you will become a customer for life.

Your team will demand it!

That’s what happens with every one of our catering customers.

Try our catering options and you will become a customer for life.

Your team will demand it!

That’s what happens with every one of our catering customers.

Our promise is simple:

the best tasting catering you have ever received, delivered on time or Your Money Back.

Sliders

The perfect way to make your event a hit with your team, friends & family!

You can choose from slow smoked Beef and Pork Ribs, Beef Brisket, Chicken, Lamb Shoulder and Hot Wings.

For sides Smoked Mac and Cheese, Corn Bread, Candy Bacon, Slaw, Loaded Fries and much more.

Plus arguably Melbourne’s best range of Burgers and Sliders.

Vegetarians are not forgotten with lots of options.

CATERING PACKAGES

ALL FOOD IS DELIVERED HOT FOR YOU TO SERVE.

CATERING PACKAGE 1:
4 MEATS, 4 SIDES – $39 per person

CHOOSE 4 MEATS FROM:
BEEF RIBS, LAMB SHOULDER, CHICKEN, PORK RIBS* BEEF BRISKET, CHICKEN WINGS.

CHOOSE 4 SIDES FROM:
BEER BATTERED CHIPS, SPICY BEER BATTERED CHIPS, ONION RINGS, MAC’n’CHEESE, MUSHROOMS, Crispy Coleslaw, Green Salad, CHEESY CORNBREAD, SWEET POTATO WEDGES

THE MEATS:

BEEF RIBS:

Huge beefy flavours, smoked using a special 9 spice dry rub and hickory wood. Served with the phenomenal Que You Spicy BBQ sauce, Spicy iQ BBQ sauce and horseradish. 

LAMB SHOULDER:

flavoured with a proprietary blend of mildly spicy herbs and spices. Served with 2 BBQ sauces and Salsa Verde. Smoked for 6-8 hours using hickory wood.

CHICKEN:

The chicken is marinated overnight and smoked using maple wood for up to 5 hours. Served with 2 different BBQ sauces.

PORK RIBS:

*EXTRA $5 per person.  Tender, juicy, melt-in-your-mouth ribs. Done in the Southern tradition using fry spices only. Served with 2 different BBQ sauces – spicy IQ BBQ and Apple Bourbon.

BEEF BRISKET:

Smoked for 8-10 hours using hickory wood, served with spicy iQ BBQ and Horseradish sauces.

CHICKEN WINGS:

24 hour marinated wings – smoked, then grilled basted with our Que You Hot BBQ Nectar. End result is tasty, glossy, smoky and addictive.

VRISKET BURNT ENDS:

Chunks of the Incredible Fable plant-based meat rubbed with our secret house-made brisket rub and smoked for hours. You will not believe its not meat.

THE SIDES:

BEER BATTERED CHIPS:

You know it, you love it, a classic favourite. 

SPICY BATTERED CHIPS:

Beer Battered chips With our secret blend of spices

ONION RINGS:

Slices of onion, coated with batter, breadcrumbs, flour and deep-fried until golden-brown.

Mac'n'Cheese:

Classic with a twist. Our version is smoked with Hickory Wood, plus we added house smoked crispy bacon. If you like Mac and cheese, you will love this version.

MUSHROOMS:

Fried butter mushrooms glazed with a soy reduction and dressed with spring onions and roasted seasame seeds. Works perfectly with beef.

CRISPY COLESLSAW:

Crunchy mix of apples carrots, coloured cabbage and house made dressing. Zesty and refreshing. Compliments all the meat dishes.

GREEN SALAD

You know, green, healthy and tasty. Italian dressing. Made from the freshest greens and vegetables.

CHEESY CORNBREAD

EXTREMELY TASTY. Great accompaniment to the meat!

SWEET POTATO CHIPS:

served with our sour cream and bbq sauce.

CATERING PACKAGE 2:
2 SLIDERS PER PERSON, 4 sides –  $19 per person

CHOOSE 4 sliders SLIDERS from:
ROYALE, RIBSY, CHICKEN, CLASSIC, PULLED PORK, SMOKED LAMB, NAKED CHEESEBURGER, PULLED VRISKET, EDGY VEDGY

CHOOSE 4 SIDES FROM:
BEER BATTERED CHIPS, SPICY BEER BATTERED CHIPS, ONION RINGS, MAC’n’CHEESE, MUSHROOMS, Crispy Coleslaw, Green Salad, CHEESY CORNBREAD, SWEET POTATO WEDGES

THE SLIDERS:

ROYALE SLIDER:

Our special BEEF patty, juicy and full of flavour, double aged jack cheese, tomato relish, garlic mayo, tomatoes and streaky bacon. Make it even better with a double patty.

RIBSY SLIDER:

American BBQ slow smoked short ribs, deboned, tomato relish, swiss cheese, streaky bacon, apple bourbon BBQ sauce and tomato in a brioche bun.

CHICKEN SLIDER:

Lettuce, slow cooked chicken, asiago cheese, spicy vinegar tomato, apple bourbon sauce, basil mayo and jalapeno.

CLASSIC SLIDER:

Our special BEEF patty, juicy and full of flavour, lettuce, tomato, caramelised onions, streaky bacon and garlic mayo.

PULLED PORK SLIDER:

Juicy 12 hour slow cooked pork with spices, tangy coleslaw, pickles and mustard. But really tasty In a brioche bun.

Smoked Lamb SLIDER:

Slow smoked lamb shoulder, aged jack cheddar cheese, lettuce, onions, tomato, basil mayo and spicy BBQ sauce. In a brioche bun.

NAKED CHEESEBURGER SLIDER:

Our special BEEF patty, juicy and full of flavour, aged jack cheese, house made tomato relish, mustard and pickles.

PULLED VRISKET SLIDER:

Chunks of the incredible Fable plant-based meat rubbed with our secret house-made brisket rub and smoked for hours. Pulled apart and mixed with the house-made sweet and spicy BBQ sauce. In a huge bun with coleslaw, pickles & mustard. Simple but really tasty.

EDGY VEDGY SLIDER:

Potato and lentil patty in a brioche bun with lots of Aged Jack Cheddar Cheese, house made ketchup, jalapenos, red onions, lettuce and garlic sauce.

UPGRADES:
TURBO CHARGE YOUR EVENT WITH THE FOLLOWING UPGRADES:

Oink Ball

OINKBALLS - $3 EACH

Melt in your mouth port meatballs wrapped in streaky bacon, smoked for hours and grilled. Bacony, meaty treat.

WINGS - $1 EACH

24 hour marinated wings – smoked, then grilled basted with our Que You Hot BBQ Nectar. End result is tasty, glossy, smoky and addictive.

Candy Bacon

CANDY BACON - $3 EACH

Streaky bacon brushed with maple syrup, drizzled with organic brown sugar and chili. Slow cooked to bring to consistency similar to Jerky. A little spicy, a little sweet, a little salty – seriously addictive. Try this one with a spicy Bloody Mary.

WE ARE HAPPY TO CUSTOMISE PACKAGES

Melbourne metro delivery, if more than 5km from our location there will be an additional delivery charge.

Delivery Range: about 40km but for large orders only, above $800.
Otherwise for smaller orders up to 15km

Want to make an order?

Call us on: 9676 2399

or email: admin@thirdwavecafe.com.au

for a catering specialist to organise a menu for your event. 

Or fill out the form below!


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