Where can we help you? With our renowned adaptability, we create solutions, we like a challenge, from bespoke menus, satellite kitchens created anywhere and interactive chef stations, we can create wonderful events
Our management are proud to be able to manage your function from its start to finish, from sending invitations, co-ordinating RSVP’s, themes, staffing, interactive chefs, sushi chefs, liquid nitrogen ice cream stations, molecular gastronomy, marketing, photography, sound and lighting, quality decor and hiring, draping, models and Entertainment, from rock concerts, fashion shows, music events, to even follow up emails to your guests
We purchase the very best ingredients and then blend them with skill and imagination to create unusual, stylish and mouth watering menus that entice the senses and please your palate. Our team of chefs has a variety of skills and culinary experience, not to mention creative flair and flexibility.
We relish the challenge of creating menus around your budget, providing innovative, fresh and exciting ideas and concepts that make your event exceptional. Food being incredibly adaptable, can range from cocktail parties, sit down several course degustation meals, boardroom lunches, picnic baskets, molecular gastronomy, experience in themes and cultural cuisine, sushi bars, interactive sushi chefs, cooking stations, wedding cakes, macaroon towers, romantic dinners for two, buffets, high teas, sweetie tables, a spectacular formal banquet, as well as a relaxed birthday party; and we love to create fabulous food for you – whether it’s a Moroccan feast, a superb wedding or corporate dinner or simply a good old South African braai.
Also we partner with incredible halaal and kosher chefs that can assist and provide a peace of mind for people with religious prerequisites. We also can provide banting meals, gluten intolerant, vegetarian, fruitarian, shembe and jain, amongst other dietary and social prerequisites
We specialise in creating cutting-edge weddings through observing trends that are set around the world creating an experience that captures your true essence. This being the case they are dedicated to making your special day that every bit, more personal and exclusive by providing food and service of the highest standards. With our exclusivity arrangement we make their function a personal expression of their union. From high profile (Bheki Cele) to intimate picnic baskets in a forest, we create bespoke events and menus, customized around the bride, groom and their families, with new and exciting concepts.
Offering a full co-ordination service that relieves all the unnecessary pressures of your once in a lifetime affair. Harvey’s Catering is proud to offer you a specialised, individual service.from the initial meeting, to the managing and catering on the day and also with the final and finer details. We have sourced wonderful and unusual venues in and around Durban, and even further afield. Many come with exclusivity, making your function that extra special.
Bush weddings, beach weddings, country and mountain venues, we have even created a wedding on a skyscraper rooftop.. we love a challenge..
We pride ourselves in our adaptability, from providing tasty food at rock concerts, to corporate family fun days, to the world renowned July event, where we have won both coveted awards of best venue and best event. We even were part of catering for eight and a half thousand guests in kitchens that had to be created in less than twenty four hours! With a dedicated team and the right attitude, we have always succeeded.
We create solutions.. Our understanding of budgets and respect for your business is our forte. We take time to meet with you and understand your needs and create solutions and innovative ideas for your clients and staff. From year end events, to product launches, conferences, wine pairing evenings, golf days and neon golf nights alumina events, to staff team building ideas, cooking teams, sports days, picnics, beach days, spa days etc... we can create memorable events and network your company, with many of our great clients, building and sustaining those clients and business relations.
We also can create food and decor that has strong corporate branding elements to put your company on the map.
Our team of trustworthy elegant staff provide hassle free entertaining in the privacy of your own home, or in our venues that we can source for your specific needs. From flowers throughout your home, scented candles and candelabras, antique silver, crystal, linen etc... we can provide a one stop party shop for you to literally arrive at your own dinner party which we effortlessly and elegantly host, with full post party back up, leaving your home as it was within hours of the function.
Intimate and extravagant weddings, family celebrations, birthdays, high teas, romantic picnic baskets or boat cruises, gourmet beach barbeques, lamb on the spits, you name it, we can do it. Our personal touch and custom created menu’s and events are perfect for that individual party.
We pride ourselves in the quality of service that we provide to you. We know that waiters can make or break your event and are literally the ‘face of the function’.
Therefore, our waiters are handpicked and personally trained, ensuring only the highest levels of service. They subscribe to a strict behavioural code of conduct that includes no smoking and no cell phones whilst on duty. Our waiters are punctual, professional, courteous, well-groomed and always willing to go the extra mile.
Our team of Front of House Managers and waiters are fully briefed prior to the function and if required, receive information as to any special requests that you may have.
Your event coordinator will consider practical issues such as the number of staff required and the optimum ratio of waiters and barmen to the number of guests to ensure the smooth running of your function.
Full function co-ordination and planning from start to finish, relieving any stress with our twenty years of experience and comprehensive list of reliable suppliers. This would also include budget management and costs containment, full project management and maintenance.
Logistics – licensing, set up and break down, municipal and provincial requirements and liaise. full structures, generators, crowd control, transport services, toilets and sanitation, medics, first aid etc. (we closed all the main streets around the city hall for three days for an event for 14 000 guests, where we actually astroturfed all the roads and co-ordinated 15 hours a day entertainment, food and three huge concerts for the world cup)
Décor and sound, lighting, stage – we can provide unlimited amount of decor, from leather lounges, bean bags and blankets, basic tables and chairs, to wall gardens, fountains, egg chairs, ghost chairs, tiffany chairs, swings, zorba balls, pools, clear marquees, nomadic stretch marquees, carpets, stations, full draping, buttoned panels and lighting. We can do anything. We specialise in digital mapping, full stage rigging, fashion shows and beach events. If it exists, we can source it.
We pride ourselves in sourcing professional quality, creative and unique décor tastefully co-ordinated. No matter what your function requirements - paying close attention to every detail!
Your One Stop Shop!, with in-house staff designs all décor and floral arrangements. So one gets an entire service under one roof. You only have to deal with one supplier instead of several. This guarantees a better and swifter service, less stress and better value for you. ...from light countrified weddings, to chic corporate events or that opulent debutant ball, we can create anything you wish.
Flowers – our award winning flower arrangements, make an elegant and personal touch to any function, and can fit in to any budget. Working with Specialists like Zavion Kotze, Carolyn Hall and Functions for Africa
Over the years we have been able to source the best in entertainment, from a chilled Blue Grass band, to a classical quartet at a wedding, to a pop orchestra, leading performers and top DJ’s for a large party, or corporate affair, we can source it all. Along with staging, lighting and full back office, your event will be a show stopper.
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