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High Tea and Hampers

High Tea and Hampers

High Tea and Hampers – onboard your boat

Ahoy! They say that tough times never last, but tough people do. So, it is not surprising that during these challenging times, some of the most innovative business ideas come to life.

During a casual meeting with a boating friend on the Gold Coast, business owner Marilyn Moore discovered a much needed service in the boating industry. “The conversation turned hypothetical: ‘What if someone could deliver everything we needed for an onboard lunch or dinner directly to your boat – from the strawberries, to the fresh crispy bread and chilled wine?’ The conversation then moved on to the possibility of high-end picnic hampers and catering.”

The ideas jotted on a napkin seemed such an exciting and enjoyable business that Marilyn decided to give it a go; thus, Lemonade Catering was launched. Marilyn is no stranger to organising events. She has spent almost three decades organising events and conferences throughout the world at venues such as the Ritz in London, Waldorf Astoria in New York, and St Andrews in Scotland, to name just a few. “These experiences meant I have selected more banquet menus and wines than anyone would see in a few lifetimes. So, my knowledge of what is required and what is desired, can be found in each of the food that we create for our customers.”

Lemonade Catering provide a wonderful addition to your boating experience. They offer a variety of menus for a party of any size while paying close attention to detail, adaptability and food allergies, if any. Their hampers and high teas make for a truly unforgettable experience, with mouth-watering delicacies using fresh premium quality ingredients, delivered wherever and whenever the occasion calls. Marilyn says, “We assemble and deliver wonderful hampers of all shapes and sizes directly to your vessel. A culinary decadence coupled with your choice of wines, you can order various high tea sets, picnic hamper with savoury sandwiches and pastries, a selection of cheese and exotic dessert cakes.

We can also arrange full-catering service and a collection of unique gifts.”

Lemonade Catering offer a diverse range of catering options for private vessels and commercial charter boats wanting to give their clients the best that our region has to offer. From any port around the Broadwater, you can now safeguard not only a smooth passage, but a tasty one too!

Even though tourism had come to an abrupt halt with planes grounded, events cancelled, and borders closed during most of 2020, recreational boating has been the way to go for those wanting to continue enjoying the freedom of exploring our local waterways and our coastal environment.

Marilyn is looking forward to catering for many boaties this summer season. “We anticipate a very high number of people out on the water this summer. With so many wonderful locations on the Gold Coast to choose from, taking a high tea or a picnic hamper on your next adventure will ensure the culinary experience is a memorable element of your cruise.”

To request a menu, contact Marilyn on Ph: 0414 817 309, or visit