A delicious spread of lunch catering with a variety of dishes including salads, sandwiches, fruits, and desserts.
A delicious spread of lunch catering with a variety of dishes including salads, sandwiches, fruits, and desserts.

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Recent Lunch Catering reviews

Tina and her daughter were absolutely wonderful and certainly contributed enormously to the success of the party. I was able to relax and enjoy the afternoon. They went above and beyond to ensure that everything was left clean and tidy .I could not recommend them more highly.

Assist at a 50th Anniversary Party Buffet Lunch


Great worker, great job & great communicator. Well done, very happy.

2people for Melbourne Cup lunch


Aline is delightful hardworking person to have in your home. She worked hard on Christmas Day to assist with food service, preparation & serving of family lunch. She was excellent in cleaning up after the event and was very enthusiastic & energetic. I would have no hesitation in recommending Aline to another client.

Waiter / serve food dr Christmas Day family lunch


Punctual, helpful, and highly competent member of the waitstaff for our fundraising donor lunch. Highly recommended.

Waitstaff for Burnet Donor lunch


Annie was wonderful. Would highly recommend her

Waiters for a private home lunch


Vered was lovely in helping with our family lunch and was keen to help in any way we asked, including preparing food, pouring drinks, clearing tables and keeping the kitchen clean. Would happy work with Vered again

Waiter for Sunday Baptism Lunch


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Why book a lunch catering service through Airtasker?

Meal preparation can be time-consuming, so let someone on Airtasker handle it for you! Booking lunch catering services near you can be the key for you and your guests to have an awesome time. You can spend the rest of the morning resting or fueling up your energy for the party instead.

Lunch spent with family and friends makes for good memories, so why go through the hassle and stress of preparing it? Hire a Tasker for lunch catering, so you can focus on having fun. Taskers on our platform can provide a banquet for you or prepare lunch box catering to send to people you love.

Start with putting up a task on our platform, and indicate whether you need a buffet, plated, or boxed lunch catering near you! Make sure to include your budget, location, and dietary preferences as well. Qualified Taskers will then send you offers to choose from! You can also ask for menu samples and go through the reviews of previous customers.

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It depends on you! It can be as simple as a three-course meal with appetizer, mains, and dessert or as extravagant as a nine-course tasting menu. This can also vary depending on the occasion. For example, Taskers can serve a complete banquet for Christmas day or set up a barbecue buffet on the 4th of July.

Yes, some Taskers can be vegan lunch caterers! You’ll be happy to find menus that fit your diet without compromising taste. It may even surprise your non-vegan guests how tasty and varied lunch can be without any meat or animal byproducts. Other diet preferences such as pescetarian, keto, low carb, high protein, gluten-free, and sugar-free meals can be accommodated by Taskers.

None at all! You can order a feast for five or a hundred catered box lunches near you, and we’ll connect you to local Taskers. That’s the advantage of putting up a task here on Airtasker. You’ll find all kinds and sizes of lunch event catering services near you. Who knows? You might discover your new favorite dish or cook here too!

Definitely. Since you’re the one putting up a task, your preferences are the highest priority. While some Taskers already have a pre-set lunch menu to give you an idea, you can request for your favorite mains, ask for organic or freshly harvested ingredients, and even indicate your preference for how they are cooked.  

Paying for food and services is easy on Airtasker. Our in-platform payment feature, Airtasker Pay, allows you to connect a credit or debit card to your account. Once you accept an offer, we will already charge or deduct the full amount. However, we will only release the payment once the Tasker has completed the full service. That means more security for both of you.

Cancellation and rescheduling policies also differ per Tasker. Before you accept an offer, make sure to read through their policies, especially if there’s a big chance that you may need to reschedule. For example, winter seasons may make it difficult for your guests to visit on snow days in some areas. It’s best to read and discuss this thoroughly with your Tasker prior.

What do lunch catering services include?

Excited to spend some time with your friends and family? Or were you assigned by the big boss to plan the corporate activity? Good, freshly baked, prepared food is a surefire way to keep your guests happy. There’s no need for you to risk making a mistake in the kitchen, or worse, not having anything to serve. Enjoy the convenience of having the best lunch catering near you when you put up a task here on Airtasker. Here are some activities where you may want to consider getting buffet or individual lunch box catering near you:

Holiday parties and get-togethers

Christmas, New Year, and other holidays usually mean family get-togethers. If that is not nerve-wracking enough, it can also pressure the host to serve the most delectable dishes in fancy table arrangements. If that’s not your forte, and you would instead enjoy getting dressed, why bother? There are Taskers fully capable of transforming your dining area into your private lunch hall, decked in stylish decor and the smell of a mouthwatering meal. By hiring a professional chef and catering crew handling kitchen matters, you don’t even have to chop a piece of garlic or wash a plate.


Take your time picking out your outfit, and sip some wine while professionals handle the rest. It won’t only keep your guests full. You’ll have a more enjoyable time, too!

Social gatherings

A beautiful morning wedding ceremony or exchange of vows must be celebrated with a feast. Some Taskers can make your fairy tale dream come true, whether you have an intimate meal or a lavish brunch that extends till the afternoon. You can even request organic meals or special dietary adjustments for the whole menu. It’s your day, after all!


Wedding planners and coordinators can also hire a caterer here on our platform to skip the fuss of getting quotations and menu samples from different suppliers in the area. Here on Airtasker, you get the offers, Tasker profiles, and the inclusions in one place.

Corporate events and functions

If you’re planning a full day’s worth of work activities, then you better get a good caterer for the meals. We all know work is much more fun and exciting if we get delicious meals in between. Taskers can help you prepare a lunch spread for a company party or even provide individual lunch box catering for the employees and guests. 

For events that span more than a day, such as conferences, training programs, or team-building activities, you may want to consider hiring a corporate caterer for meal preparation and planning. This way, you can stay within budget without boring everyone with the same flavors throughout. It’s a win-win!

Virtual parties

Lunch catering for online parties? Why not? Have a Tasker prepare and deliver meals to guests. This is a great way to feel connected to other guests, even if you’re distanced from each other. Sending a gourmet lunch box can make them feel cared for, even if putting up a task is so easy to do!

Recent Lunch Catering tasks

House warming party from lunch till late afternoon. 13 adults13 chn


Strathfield NSW, Australia

17th Sep 2023

House warming party from lunch till late afternoon. 13 adults. 13 kids. Seafood BBQ. cheese platter. Finger food for kids. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 28 January 2024

Catering lunch


Southbank VIC, Australia

16th Sep 2023

Making finger food for 40 guests Must be strictly gluten free - Due date: Flexible

Wait staff for lunch event


Woodstock VIC 3751, Australia

16th Sep 2023

Require wait staff for serving drinks and food at private lunch event. Approx 30 people. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 11 November 2023

Clean after lunch party


East Melbourne VIC, Australia

15th Sep 2023

In need of someone to clean up after a 17 person lunch. Hosted in a dining room by a private chef. Cooking equipment, plates and room need to be cleaned. Will need to BYO cleaning supplies - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023

Wash dishes - home lunch Help serve and clear from table


Toorak VIC, Australia

13th Sep 2023

Help with lunch at a private house this Saturday in Toorak. Help clear dishes, wash dishes, and help serve. Minimum 2.5 hours maximum 4 hours Must have experience - Due date: Needs to be done this Saturday, 16 September 2023 starting at 12:45pm

Very good, would recommend and definitely use again!

Dishwashing & drying for big family lunch


Caulfield VIC, Australia

11th Sep 2023

Looking for someone to wash and dry dishes, cutlery and glasses during a lunch for 30 people. Starting 1pm till about 4pm. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 17 Sept 2023 - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 17 September 2023 - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 17 September 2023

Someone who knows how to BBQ for an office lunch


Surry Hills NSW, Australia

7th Sep 2023

Literally just barbecuing sausages and onions - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 8 September 2023

Family style catering for a Saturday birthday lunch with the family.


Point Cook VIC, Australia

30th Aug 2023

I would like platters of food made buffet/family style lunch. Maybe about 4 large trays of main dishes, a few entrees. It would need to feed 10 adults and 5 kids. We are big eaters and love nice food. All I need is the food delivered around 1pm. Thanks - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 9 September 2023

Fathers Day Lunch Private Chef


Annangrove NSW, Australia

29th Aug 2023

Want a BBQ cooked for Fathers Day. Thinking Tomahawk steaks and a range of sides for 6 people. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, September 3, 2023

Michele was awesome! The whole family enjoyed the lunch, our friends are already planning on booking again. Delicious food.

Lunch catering for 30 adults


Mermaid Waters QLD, Australia

23rd Aug 2023

Looking for a chef to help prepare a selection of food for a birthday lunch for roughly 30 people. - Due date: Before Saturday, 2 September 2023

Assist with serving Christmas lunch


Victoria Park WA, Australia

22nd Aug 2023

Organise food 11:30 and clean up after lunch, finish 2:30/3pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, December 25, 2023

Chef for lunch party 11am -3pm


Rye VIC, Australia

21st Aug 2023

Prepare. cook and clean up, a yummy lunch of 3 courses for 8 people - Due date: Before Friday, 3 November 2023

Someone to help in kitchen for a luncheon


Woodlands NSW, Australia

2nd Aug 2023

Help to serve and clean up for a luncheon for 12 people. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 17 September 2023

I would recommend Emily to do a job helping with a lunch party serving & clearing up.

A lunch for 12 people to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary


Parkdale VIC, Australia

27th Jul 2023

A buffet lunch in our home. Savoury and sweet dishes. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 8 September 2023

Assist a luncheon


Manly Vale NSW, Australia

25th Jul 2023

Serve guests, food and drinks, heat food only 16 people and set up cutlery and general helping hand.

Wonderful to work with

Bar tending at a Football club lunch


Murrumbeena VIC, Australia

13th Jul 2023

Needs to be available for bar work on July 15 at 12.30-5.30pm at murrumbeena park Junior footy club for a ladies lunch - purely bar service wines, canned mixed drinks no cocktails and clearing of glasses on tables and cleaning of glasses . Must have current RSA Thanks sally - Due date: Before Saturday, 15 July 2023

Fabulous bar tender and food handler who we would highly recommend x

Waiter service for casual lunch


Blairgowrie VIC 3942, Australia

2nd Jul 2023

We are hosting a first birthday party and require some help to serve drinks and food. We would need help from 11-3pm. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 8 July 2023

Drinks wait staff for a lunch party of 10 adults for two hours


Balmain NSW, Australia

18th Jun 2023

I would like to have a Drinks Wait Person' to serve the wine and drinks/canapes during a 'late lunch' party for two hours. The lunch will be from 2pm onwards, so I would need to have someone here at 1.30 - 3.30pm on Saturday 29th July - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 29 July 2023

Eloise was just perfect! I loved her personality and her friendly way with the guests. I would totally recommend her. Janet

Clear table and clean up after a lunch party


Palm Beach NSW, Australia

5th May 2023

Hello I need someone to come to my house and clear a big table of plates after lunch and clean the dishes probably will take 1-2 hours start at 4:30pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 6 May 2023


Party Helper this Friday lunchtime


Mosman NSW, Australia

30th Apr 2023

Experienced waiter to help at a champagne lunch. Serving drinks, food, clearing, washing up, and keeping the kitchen perfectly clean. Must be well presented. Needed for 4 hours from 11:15am-3:15pm. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 5 May 2023

You will not find a more perfect person to help you host any event.