Entire Venue at Carousel

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22 Aughtie Drive, Melbourne, 3206
Albert Park

Katherine T.

About this space

Located on the water’s edge of Albert Park Lake with uninterrupted views of Melbourne’s city skyline, Carousel is well known for creating remarkable celebrations, weddings, gala dinners, and corporate product launches.

From intimate to spectacular, weddings require a special touch to bring your dreams to life. Working closely with you we will develop menus and themes, source locations, and any unique requirements to fulfill every desire of your day. The memories made here will last a lifetime; we’ll make sure of it.


Event offers and packages

Corporate Hospitality Offers

Post Conference Package
$45 per person
Four canapes (cold and warm) and drinks
Duration: 1 hour $45

Six canapes (cold and warm) and drinks
Duration: 2 hours $55
Corporate Breakfast Package One
$60 per person
Selection of two handled items on arrival
Selection of two pastries and one breakfast bowl dish
Sant Aniol mineral water
Orange, apple and cranberry juice, coconut water
Freshly brewed coffee and a selection of teas

Duration: 2 hours
Conference Package
$75 per person
Arrival:
Orange juice, freshly brewed coffee and a selection of teas

Morning Tea:
Sant Aniol mineral water
Orange, apple and cranberry juice
Freshly brewed coffee and a selection of teas
Select two morning tea items

Lunch:
Select one food station
Select one dessert

Afternoon Tea:
Sant Aniol mineral water
Orange, apple and cranberry juice
Freshly brewed coffee and a selection of teas
Select two afternoon tea items

Duration: 5 hours $75
Duration: 8 hours $95

Please see menu for selection.
Corporate Breakfast Package Two
$88 per person
Selection of two handled items on arrival
Selection of two pastries and one breakfast bowl dish
Plated hot breakfast
Sant Aniol mineral water
Orange, apple and cranberry juice, coconut water
Freshly brewed coffee and a selection of teas

Duration: 2 hours $88
Duration: 3 hours $98
Coporate Cocktail Packages
$139 per person
Menu:
Canapes - selection of savoury and sweet - total of five
Hand held items - selection of two
Savoury bowl dish - selection of one
Grazing table

Beverages:
Selection of Australian wines (One sparkling, one white, one red wine)
Moon Dog Lager, Hills Apple Cider, Heineken 3
Selection of soft drinks, orange juice and Sant Aniol mineral water

Duration: 3 hours $139
Duration: 4 hours $149
Duration: 5 hours $159
Coporate Seated Lunch or Dinner Packages
$149 per person
Menu:
Three canapes
Plated entree
Plated main course, alternate selection
Side dish (one selection)
Plated or roaming desserts - two sweet bowl dishes
Food & Desire petit fours with tea and coffee

Beverages:
Selection of Australian wines (One sparkling, one white, one red wine)
Moon Dog Lager, Hills Apple Cider, Heineken 3
Selection of soft drinks, orange juice and Sant Aniol mineral water

Packages: 3 Courses

Duration: 3 hour lunch/dinner: $149
Duration: 4 hour lunch/dinner: $159
Duration: 5 hour lunch/dinner: $169

Wedding Offers

Friday Winter Wedding
$170 per person
Five hour duration
Includes complimentary Espresso Martini on arrival (valued at $12.00 per person)

Menu:
Two canapes (per dinner drinks 30 minutes)
Plated entree
Planted main course, alternate selection
Side dish (one selection)
Roaming desserts - two sweet bowl dishes
Food & Desire petit fours with tea and coffee

Beverages:
Selection of Australian wines (One sparkling, one white, one red wine)
Moon Dog Lager, Hills Apple Cider, Heineken 3
Selection of soft drinks, orange juice and Sant Aniol mineral water

Terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings anly and subject to availability. Only valid for weddings held in June, July, August 2022 and June, July, August 2023. Minimum food and beverage spend applies. All prices inclusive of GST.
Sunday Winter Package
$170 per person
Five hour duration
Includes complimentary Espresso Martini on arrival (valued at $12.00 per person)

Menu:
Two canapes (per dinner drinks 30 minutes)
Plated entree
Planted main course, alternate selection
Side dish (one selection)
Roaming desserts - two sweet bowl dishes
Food & Desire petit fours with tea and coffee

Beverages:
Selection of Australian wines (One sparkling, one white, one red wine)
Moon Dog Lager, Hills Apple Cider, Heineken 3
Selection of soft drinks, orange juice and Sant Aniol mineral water

Terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings anly and subject to availability. Only valid for weddings held in June, July, August 2022 and June, July, August 2023. Minimum food and beverage spend applies. All prices inclusive of GST.
Saturday Winter Wedding
$180 per person
Includes complimentary Cosmo shot with dessert.

Menu:
Two canapes (per dinner drinks 30 minutes)
Plated entree
Planted main course, alternate selection
Side dish (one selection)
Roaming desserts - two sweet bowl dishes
Food & Desire petit fours with tea and coffee

Beverages:
Selection of Australian wines (One sparkling, one white, one red wine)
Moon Dog Lager, Hills Apple Cider, Heineken 3
Selection of soft drinks, orange juice and Sant Aniol mineral water

Terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings anly and subject to availability. Only valid for weddings held in June, July, August 2022 and June, July, August 2023. Minimum food and beverage spend applies. All prices inclusive of GST.
Friday Wedding
$195 per person
Five hours duration
Includes complimentary spirits for a five-hour duration.

Menu:
Three canapes
Plated entree, an alternate selection
Side dish (one selection)
Plated or roaming desserts - two sweet bowl dishes
Food & Desire petit fours with tea and coffee

Beverages:
Selection of Australian wines (One sparkling, one white, one red wine)
Moon Dog Lager, Hills Apple Cider, Heineken 3
Selection of soft drinks, orange juice and Sant Aniol mineral water

Minimum food and beverage spend applies. All prices inclusive of GST.

Inclusions: Not available on eve of public holidays and public holidays. During November and December, inclusions are offered on Sundays only.
Sunday Wedding
$195 per person
Five hours duration
Includes complimentary cocktail on arrival.

Menu:
Three canapes
Plated entree, an alternate selection
Side dish (one selection)
Plated or roaming desserts - two sweet bowl dishes
Food & Desire petit fours with tea and coffee

Beverages:
Selection of Australian wines (One sparkling, one white, one red wine)
Moon Dog Lager, Hills Apple Cider, Heineken 3
Selection of soft drinks, orange juice and Sant Aniol mineral water

Minimum food and beverage spend applies. All prices inclusive of GST.

Inclusions: Not available on eve of public holidays and public holidays. During November and December, inclusions are offered on Sundays only.
Saturday Wedding
$210 per person
Five hours duration

Menu:
Three canapes
Planted entree, an alternate selection
Side dish (one selection)
Planted or roaming desserts - two sweet bowl dishes
Food & Desire petit fours with tea and coffee

Beverages:
Selection of Australian wines (One sparkling, one white, one red wine)
Moon Dog Lager, Hills Apple Cider, Heineken 3
Selection of soft drinks, orange juice and Sant Aniol mineral water

Minimum food and beverage spend applies. All prices inclusive of GST.

Meeting Offers

Cocktail Package
$170 per person
Menu:
Canapes - selection of savoury and sweet - total of five
Hand held items - selection of two
Savour bowl dish - selection on one
Grazing table

Beverages:
Selection of Australian wine (One sparkling, one white, one red wine)
Moon Dog Lager, Hills Apple Cider, Heineken 3
Selection of soft drinks, orange juice and Sant Aniol mineral water

Duration: 3 hours $170
Duration: 4 hours $180
Duration: 5 hours $190
Seated Package
$170 per person
Menu:
Three canapes
Plated entree
Main course, alternate selection
Side dish
Plated or roaming desserts - two sweet bowl dishes
Food & Desire petit fours, with tea and coffee

Beverages:
Selection of Australian wine (One sparkling, one white, one red wine)
Moon Dog Lager, Hills Apple Cider, Heineken 3
Selection of soft drinks, orange juice and Sant Aniol mineral water

Duration: 3 hours $170
Duration: 4 hours $180
Duration: 5 hours $190

Prices

Sunday
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
from $60–$159 per person
Per session
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
from $159 per person
Per morning
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
from $60 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
For more details see our Wedding, Corporate and Social packages.

Wedding:
Five-hour duration prices were mentioned.

A deposit of $3,000 or 10% of the minimum food and beverage, whichever is the greater, is required to confirm your booking. The amount will be applied against your prepayment invoice. An interim payment is due 150 days prior to the event, and 60% of the minimum food & beverage cost is payable. Final numbers are due 10 days with pre-payment required 7 working days prior to your event. If you are writing a cheque, please make your payment to "food&desire."
Monday
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
from $60 per person
Per morning
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
from $60 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
For more details see our Wedding, Corporate and Social packages.

Wedding:
Five-hour duration prices were mentioned.

A deposit of $3,000 or 10% of the minimum food and beverage, whichever is the greater, is required to confirm your booking. The amount will be applied against your prepayment invoice. An interim payment is due 150 days prior to the event, and 60% of the minimum food & beverage cost is payable. Final numbers are due 10 days with pre-payment required 7 working days prior to your event. If you are writing a cheque, please make your payment to "food&desire."
Tuesday
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
from $60 per person
Per morning
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
from $60 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
For more details see our Wedding, Corporate and Social packages.

Wedding:
Five-hour duration prices were mentioned.

A deposit of $3,000 or 10% of the minimum food and beverage, whichever is the greater, is required to confirm your booking. The amount will be applied against your prepayment invoice. An interim payment is due 150 days prior to the event, and 60% of the minimum food & beverage cost is payable. Final numbers are due 10 days with pre-payment required 7 working days prior to your event. If you are writing a cheque, please make your payment to "food&desire."
Wednesday
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
from $60 per person
Per morning
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
from $60 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
For more details see our Wedding, Corporate and Social packages.

Wedding:
Five-hour duration prices were mentioned.

A deposit of $3,000 or 10% of the minimum food and beverage, whichever is the greater, is required to confirm your booking. The amount will be applied against your prepayment invoice. An interim payment is due 150 days prior to the event, and 60% of the minimum food & beverage cost is payable. Final numbers are due 10 days with pre-payment required 7 working days prior to your event. If you are writing a cheque, please make your payment to "food&desire."
Thursday
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
from $60 per person
Per morning
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
from $60 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
For more details see our Wedding, Corporate and Social packages.

Wedding:
Five-hour duration prices were mentioned.

A deposit of $3,000 or 10% of the minimum food and beverage, whichever is the greater, is required to confirm your booking. The amount will be applied against your prepayment invoice. An interim payment is due 150 days prior to the event, and 60% of the minimum food & beverage cost is payable. Final numbers are due 10 days with pre-payment required 7 working days prior to your event. If you are writing a cheque, please make your payment to "food&desire."
Friday
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
from $60–$159 per person
Per session
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
from $159 per person
Per morning
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
from $60 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
For more details see our Wedding, Corporate and Social packages.

Wedding:
Five-hour duration prices were mentioned.

A deposit of $3,000 or 10% of the minimum food and beverage, whichever is the greater, is required to confirm your booking. The amount will be applied against your prepayment invoice. An interim payment is due 150 days prior to the event, and 60% of the minimum food & beverage cost is payable. Final numbers are due 10 days with pre-payment required 7 working days prior to your event. If you are writing a cheque, please make your payment to "food&desire."
Saturday
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
from $60–$210 per person
Per session
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
from $210 per person
Per morning
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
from $60 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
For more details see our Wedding, Corporate and Social packages.

Wedding:
Five-hour duration prices were mentioned.

A deposit of $3,000 or 10% of the minimum food and beverage, whichever is the greater, is required to confirm your booking. The amount will be applied against your prepayment invoice. An interim payment is due 150 days prior to the event, and 60% of the minimum food & beverage cost is payable. Final numbers are due 10 days with pre-payment required 7 working days prior to your event. If you are writing a cheque, please make your payment to "food&desire."

Capacity

Standing
up to 1000
Dining
up to 500
Theatre
up to 400
Classroom
up to 96

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Flatscreen TV
Air conditioning
Natural light
Paid parking is available on-site
Square tables
Crockery, cutlery and glassware
Elegant curtain system dividing the dancefloor and dining space
Furtiture, ottomans, couaches, coffee tables, high bars and outdoor furniture
Rigging bars with weight loading of 45 kg (per bar) over the white tiles
Use of bridal room
White terazzo dancefloor (12m x 12m)
Diming lighting over the dancefloor
Lectern and microphones
Stage (extra)
Projector
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Storage space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
PA system / music speakers available
Bring your own DJ

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Ground level

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Host rules

A minimum of one security guard is required for every event at Carousel. The guard is required on-site at the venue half an hour prior to your guests' arrival, and an hour past your guests' departure time. Please allow $60.00 per hour per security guard inclusive of GST. Please note final guest numbers and the nature of the event may require additional security.
Damage to the space will result in an extra charge.


About Carousel

Food & Desire is hospitality catered to you. It begins with food – sustainable, delicious, and inventive. Food that is experienced in our own event spaces, restaurants, cafes, or anywhere you like. Events that are tailored to the occasion, from weddings to parties, or corporate events.

Professionalism is key to every Food & Desire event, but when your business needs to connect its philosophy and intentions with clients and the public, tailored solutions regarding catering and planning are fundamental to the success of your event. With experience working with some of the world’s finest, luxury companies, celebrated firms, and respected industries, Food & Desire will bring your brand to life through hospitality.


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