EVENTS, Functions & Catering

Canecutters Kitchen & The Sugar Country Motor Inn are located close to the Central Business District of Bundaberg, on the corner of Bourbong and Burrum Streets.

It is an ideal location for conferences, weddings, parties, or group meetings with affordable accommodation for your clients or guests. Our friendly, professional team will bring your vision to life while you relax and enjoy a delicious experience with family and friends.

The following information is a general outline of our facilities and catering menus, we are more than happy to discuss different packages with you to tailor fit your needs.

All booking enquiries for functions & business seminars will be handled by our professional staff who will be pleased to assist you with menu section and advice regarding the entire event.

We love entertaining and will take any opportunity to do so. If you already have a space picked out, we're happy to host. If it's important to you, it's important to us. We'll work to make it perfect.

Function Room Capacity

  • Sit Down Dinner - 60 guests
  • Classroom Style - 40 guests
  • Theatre Style - 70-80 guests
  • Cocktail Parties- up to 80 guests

Conference MENUS

Cocktail Platters

Assorted Sandwich Platter  $50 (approx. 10 ppl)                      

White, wholemeal and multigrain breads with a range of fillings including, egg, lettuce and mayo, salmon, dill cream fraiche and Spanish onion, chicken, tomato and basil pesto, cheese tomato and basil pesto, ham, cheese and tomato, lettuce, tomato, cheese, onion, and relish, sliced beef, mustard pickles and tomato etc.

Cold Quiche Platter $60 (approx. 10 ppl) 

Assorted fillings including creamy bacon, basil and cherry tomato, chicken and roast pumpkin, capsicum and fetta.

Scones Platter $35 (approx. 10 ppl)                                

Assorted plain and fruit scones with butter, jam and cream

Mixed Sweets Platter $60 (approx. 10ppl)                           

An assorted selection of mixed mini muffins, slices, petite cakes, and tartlets

Fruit Platter $70 (approx. 10ppl)                                

A seasonal selection of fresh fruit including melons, berries, citrus, and seasonal fresh fruits

Cold Cuts and Cheese Platter $80 (approx. 10ppl)                        

An assortment of cold cuts including ham, roast beef, chicken breast, along with sliced and soft cheese, sundried tomatoes, pickles, onions, and toasted ciabatta bread slices

Hot Platter 1 $75 (approx. 10ppl)                             

Petite pies and sausage rolls, mini vegetable spring rolls, mini beef and chicken dim sims, flame grilled meat balls, marinated chicken nibbles and appropriate dipping sauces

Hot Platter 2 $100  (approx. 10ppl)                               

Tempura prawns, salt and pepper squid pieces, crumbed fish bites, prawn toasts, marinated scallop’s brochettes.

Conference MENUS

Morning Tea Options

Choose two options for $11.50 per person (2-3 pieces each)

  • Assorted fruit, chocolate and plain scones with Jam and creamAssorted Savoury scones
  • Assorted muffins and mini cakes
  • Assorted hot finger food i.e pies, sausage rolls, mini quiche, mini pastries
  • Assorted biscuits

Lunch Options

Choose Two Options for $15.00 per person

  • Assorted sandwiches, wraps, rolls, subs
  • Assorted hot finger food selection (or choose from the canapés menu at additional cost)

$22.50 per person

  • Small buffet selection choice 1 roast and 1 wet dish with sides, (roast beef/chicken and 2 veg, 1 wet dish (stroganoff/curry with rice or stir fry vegetables and noodles or a pasta dish, alternatives can be discussed) 
  • Choose 1 - Caesar salad, garden salad, Greek salad, rainbow coleslaw, rocket and baby beet salad, zesty cous cous salad

Afternoon Options

Choose two options for $11.50 per person (2-3 pieces each)

  • Assorted fruit, chocolate and plain scones with Jam and cream
  • Assorted Savoury scones
  • Assorted muffins and mini cakes
  • Assorted hot finger food i.e pies, sausage rolls, mini quiche, 
  • Assorted biscuits

Add a Fruit platter $65
Add a Cheese platter $75

Canape Menu

Select 4 options from below for $20 per person
Select 5 options from below for $23 per person
Select 6 options from below for $25 per person

Cold Options

  • Assorted mini toasts (eg. Brie and raspberry, roast beef and relish, tomato, and basil)
  • Assort blini (eg. Smoked salmon and caper cream, sundried tomato, and chicken mousse)
  • Petite quiche/tarts
  • Prosciutto and melon bites
  • Assorted pinwheels
  • Port soaked figs with blue cheese filling
  • Assorted crostini

Hot Options

  • Petite pies and sausage rolls
  • Petite fish cakes
  • Seafood brochettes
  • Prawn brochettes
  • Beef brochettes
  • Arancini balls
  • Assorted quiche
  • Assorted spring rolls
  • Meat balls
  • Assorted vol au vents
  • Assorted empanadas
  • Assorted petite pizzas

Sweet Options

  • Assorted tartlets
  • Petite mousse cups
  • Choc strawberries
  • Truffles
  • Petite meringues
  • Kisses
  • Sorbet shots

Alternate Drop Menu

Choose 2 options for alternate drop of either:

  • Entrée & Main ..... $41.50 per person
  • Main & Dessert ... $41.50 per person


  • Scallops with micro salad and Asian dressing
  • Thai beef salad
  • Prawn and asparagus risotto
  • Satay chicken skewers and savoury rice
  • Spinach and ricotta ravioli with Napoli sauce and shaven parmesan
  • Caesar chicken salad with garlic croutons
  • Twice cooked pork belly with apple and fennel slaw and apple balsamic reduction
  • Prawn and avocado cocktails
  • Caramelised onion tartlets with goat’s cheese and micro herb salad


  • Chicken breast colcannon mash and beurre blanc
  • Scotch fillet with hasselback potato and baby carrots
  • Rump steak with roasted mushrooms, smashed chats, and red wine jus
  • Barramundi with sautéed tomatoes and baby spinach with basil pesto
  • Salmon with Asian vegetables
  • Boneless pork cutlet with parsnip mash and toffee apple piece
  • Lamb rump with kumara puree, beans, and red wine jus
  • Confit duck leg with lentils
  • Roast pumpkin, pinenut and baby spinach tart with balsamic glaze


  • Strawberries and cream mille feuille
  • Baileys chocolate mousse with choc dip strawberry
  • Kaffir lime and coconut pannacotta with pistachio biscotti
  • Fig, ginger, and macadamia steamed pudding with cream anglaise
  • Strawberry cheesecake parfait
  • Baked pears with black and white sauce (anglaise and dark choc)

Classic Country Fare Menu 

Choose 1 option from mains and dessert $35.00 per person


  • Baked chicken breast on a creamy potato mash, menage of buttered beans, topped with white wine sauce
  • Mustard and garlic rubbed beef roast with classic roast vegetables and drizzled with port wine jus
  • Pan seared fillet of barramundi, served with petite garden salad, hand cut potato fries and topped with roundel of tartare butter


  • Chocolate and raspberry brownie, with dark chocolate sauce and wild berry compote
  • Honey and white chocolate panna cotta with chocolate shards and macadamia praline
  • Apple and rhubarb crumble cake, with brandy anglaise and creamy vanilla ice cream.
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