ALERT LEVEL 2

Dish Catering, together with our colleagues at Napier Conferences and Events, and Toitoi take the health and safety of all staff and you, our valued clients and your delegates, seriously. As such, we are taking a precautionary approach and closely following the Ministry of Health’s advice so that we can ensure you are able to enjoy our facilities safely when the time comes.

The below procedures have been put in place to reflect guidelines set by Department of Health and Hospitality NZ. These will be reviewed and altered accordingly at Alert Level 1.

VENUE
 The venue will maintain a contact register with details of everyone that has entered the venue.
 Anyone experiencing cold and flu like symptoms must not enter the venue
 The number of people is limited to 100 excluding staff, this will be constantly managed by the administration team to ensure Alert Level 2 guidelines are adhered.
 Where possible queues must be avoided to maintain physical distancing
 Delegates must be seated for all events during Alert Level 2 and maintain safe distances as per the floor plan
 Appropriate signage and floor markings will be in place in the venue to ensure physical distancing

FRONT OF HOUSE
 Mandatory for staff to sign in for their shift using the contact tracing register
 Wait Staff and Administration have restricted access to the kitchen, essential access to the kitchen only
 Maintain personal hygiene; regularly wash hands (20 second rule), use sanitizer and PPE if required
 Wait staff are required to wear disposable gloves at all times during service
 Hand sanitizer is provided at each catering station
 Wait staff and delegates are to remain 1 metre apart from each other where practical
 Water jugs and water glasses are refreshed at each break
 Catering is served by wait staff practicing the above procedures
 Catering break times will be staggered if more than 1 group is onsite, to ease access to bathroom facilities and to service room refresh between each group
 Self-serve tea and coffee is not available during Alert Level 2
 Delegates will be provided at catering breaks a cup, saucer, teaspoon and sugar sachet. Hot beverages will be served by wait staff.
 Staff ratios (available on request) are in place and will maintain the same servers throughout service
 A staff member will call guests table by table to collect their food

KITCHEN
 Mandatory for staff to sign in for their shift using the contact tracing register
 Mandatory for delivery drivers to sign in using the contact tracing register
 Maintain personal hygiene; regularly wash hands (20 second rule), use sanitizer and PPE if required
 Maintain strict hygiene practices of food contact surfaces, including serving utensils
 Completion of a cleaning schedule on a daily basis of all work areas including the kitchen, tea room and bar
 Kitchen staff to load catering on to trolleys and place in service hallway for wait staff when ready for service

BAR
 All beverage refreshments will be served to seated delegates by wait staff
 Self-service beverage is not available during Alert Level 2

As a reminder to our clients and their event delegates, we encourage you to follow these basic principles to reduce the risk of spreading viral infections:

Havelock North High School Ball in the Opera House Plaza

Last Saturday night we were privileged to host the Havelock North High School Ball at the Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, it was such a special occasion. The Plaza is the ideal space for any type of large event, including school balls.

It was a glamorous setting once night fell and the lights twinkled. Rachel Stuart from The Flower Studio and Henry and Dane from Sight and Sound Services transformed the space into a magical night garden.

Our stunning guests enjoyed the following Menu:

Braised beef cheek, crispy roasted potatoes with rosemary and sea salt, red wine jus and salsa verde

Or

Crispy pork belly with crispy roasted potatoes with rosemary and sea salt, cider jus, creamy savoy, bacon braise

Mains served with mesculin green salad served in bowls to the tables

 Followed by:
A selection of Ice cream’s from the Rush Munroe’s’ Ice cream Cart

Image is courtesy of Simon Cartwright Photography

Contact us today to arrange your Special Occasion!

Havelock North High School Ball in the Opera House Plaza