Hamish Stewart Catering are Team McMillan BMW Limited’s on-site caterers at our dealership in Newmarket, providing a variety of food for purchase by our 85+ staff. They are also our preferred caterer for all events held on our premises. They have catered for functions from small boardroom morning teas and lunches to our large BMW events for up to 500 people.
The food provided is of an extremely high standard, innovative and always well presented. Hamish’s catering staff are extremely efficient and friendly. Nothing is ever too much trouble for Hamish and his team and we get many compliments from our clients on the quality of food at our functions.
I would highly recommend Hamish Stewart Catering to anyone considering having a catered function.
Team McMillan BMW Limited
EUROVINTAGE are the exclusive New Zealand importers and distributors of Louis Roederer Champagne, one of Champagne’s most prestigious Grand Marque houses. We’ve enjoyed a 20 year relationship with this fantastic family owned business and have this year had the privilege of pouring Louis Roederer Cristal at two superb functions hosted by Team McMillan BMW Limited. We’ve used Hamish Stewart Catering, the on-site caterers at McMillan’s dealership in Newmarket and have been absolutely thrilled with the total package they’ve offered. The quality of food and service provided by their friendly team has been perfectly in keeping with the expectations we hold in presenting Louis Roederer to the public. I would highly recommend Hamish Stewart Catering to anyone considering having a catered function.
Andy Reid, Marketing Manager, EUROVINTAGE
Hi Hamish, Jenny and team,
Well – what can we say- thank you so much for the great day on Saturday. The food and service was great, so many people commented about the great staff, variety of food and of course beverages and atmosphere! The New Orleans theme went down very well. Sorry Hamish that we didn’t really catch up on the day – it seemed very busy trying to get around 100 guests! Your staff were courteous and fun, and always a step ahead of what we needed – in fact we didn’t have to worry about anything, so thanks for that.
I would imagine you could add all these new Orleans items to your regular menus without any trouble – in fact we had people wanting the jambalaya and beignet recipes. Our only complaint was that there wasn’t any left on Sunday morning. Bummer for us! I hope all went well from your perspective too, we would have no problems providing recommendations if needed,
Kind regards, Rachel and J
Foodstuffs (Auckland) Ltd have been using Hamish Stewart Catering for a number of years now. Hamish and his team have catered for us at a number of events including our annual Checker of the Year competition and Auckland Marathon. During Checker of the Year we are subject to very tight time frames; we are always impressed with the exceptional service we receive from them – the food is beautiful and the whole team and wait staff are lovely and their professionalism is invaluable especially when dealing with our what seems like constant changes! We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to anyone and everyone!
Briar McKendry,Training and Development,
Foodstuffs (Auckland) Limited
Yachting Developments use the catering service from HSC and certainly think they are the best! Always eager to assist where and when they can and thus being a really reliable service. Their food is gorgeously presented, fresh and absolutely delicious. We have received so many compliments from our customers. Even though they provide ample food, there are never left overs!!! Thanks to HSC
Giselle Stokeman, Yachting Developments
Hi Hamish, I just wanted to say a huge thank-you for so generously catering our event for World Child Cancer on Friday 5th August. It was a fantastic event and made a good amount of money for the charity. There were many many comments about the delicious food and the lovely persentation. Thank you so much to you and your team for donating your time, services and of course the food. The organised and calm way you run the kitchen definitely rubs off on everyone else and makes for a stress free experience. It was a pleasure to work with you, Kind Regards,
Kiri Last, World Child Cancer
Dear Hamish, Thank you to you and your team for making our wedding a night to remember. The food was absolutely divine and we received many compliments on the night. Our thanks also to the wait staff who were attentive, friendly and very professional. Hamish, thank you for being such a pleasure to deal with. Your relaxed yet efficient manner throughout the planning process was much appreciated. We would not hesitate to recommend you to our friends and family, Best regards,
Claudia & Tom
Hi Hamish, Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart for all your hard work in getting the food together for last night. I had so many comments from guests about how fantastic the food was. I couldn’t have done it all without your support. It was very much appreciated and didn't go unnoticed, especially since you are a very busy man. I was very happy with the way things went and the night worked out to be a great success! Thanks so much again. You’re an absolute star!
Carmel Murphy, Dress for Success
Thank-you to all of you who were a key part in making our wedding day run smoothly. We are so impressed with the professionalism and excellent service each of you delivered on the day and would like to express our thanks to all of you. Our guests raved about how amazing all the food was and the service was impeccable. We would, and will, recommend you to everyone.
Dean And Nicole
Thank you for the wonderful catering and event management you provided for Amnon & Deb's wedding. Everybody I spoke to commented on the delicious, fresh dishes you created and some people even asked me for your phone number! My personal favourite was the salmon main on potato salad - such lovely delicate flavours and just the right amount of mint and herbs.
I really appreciated how calmly and professionally you handled the various logistical challenges. ( I know there were a few . . . . !)
Tamara (Kosher wedding)
Hi Hamish, Have been meaning to write and formally thank you for the wonderful catering you provided for my birthday in December. I had a wonderful time and this was due largely to the fact that I had nothing to worry about! You arrived and set up with no fuss - you and your team just quietly got on with the job and sent me away to get ready. The food was fantastic - I have had so many compliments regarding the food - delicious! Your staff were also lovely - they were very friendly and professional. It was wonderful to be at my own party without having to worry about cooking food, handing food around and getting drinks for people as it was all taken care of.
Thanks again - everyone on your staff were really great, from the admin staff to the bar and waiting staff on the night. I would and do recommend you highly to all my friends. Kindest regards
“Once again Hamish a big thank you to you and your team - I have heard nothing but positive feedback and comments about the wonderful meals and suppers you provided for us. Your customer service is always amazing and what is so important for me is that you are always there when you say you will be!!!”
Training & development coordinator
Foodstuffs Auckland Limited
Hi Hamish, Dinner was fantastic, thank you so much. Please pass on our thanks to Michael for a fabulous meal and to Chris for exceptional unobtrusive service. Our guests were delighted and had a wonderful evening, especially our gluten free friend. Colin was especially delighted with the whole event.Thanks again and Regards,
Hello Hamish,Thanks so much for masterminding our garden party. We had a brilliant time and have received many compliments about it, including of course your lovely food. John Moody + John Priestley in particular were very impressed with the quality of your waiting staff and Anne Priestley said she had never had such an efficient catering/waiting team working in her home.
The young ones loved their day and it turned out exactly as they had planned, with the young families enjoying the relaxed atmosphere and a chance to eat before they packed up to go home. Thanks again for being on hand to help the Moodys out!!
Hi Hamish, Thanks for all your superb work this year. All comments recieved have been amazing!! Look forward to working with you in the future!
Kris, Lion Nathan
We wanted to drop you an email and say THANK YOU SO MUCH! Last Saturday was the best day of our lives, and we were so impressed with the food & staff. In fact it has been one of the top talking points of all of our guests - everyone was saying it was absolutely lovely, and it was.I cannot believe what you managed to achieve with the small venue & facilities, and honestly cannot say that I have ever met friendlier staff. So thank you so much, and we will definitely be recommending you to friends.
Adam & Rebecca
Thank you for the wedding breakfast. We had many complimentary comments on all the food so were well satisfied with our choices. Thanks also for being so obliging re the cupcakes. They were also well regarded - not surprising considering the huge plugs they got from the MC ! Our special thanks go to your staff. Paulo was a great leader and all the others were polite, happy, efficient, well turned out and thoroughly professional. We expected the food to be great after our "practice " but just had to hope the rest of the package was as good so we are thrilled. We will certainly use you for our next celebration - not sure what that will be but we do seem to have a lot of parties! We will recommend you and are happy to be put on to a list of happy customers. Finally it was a pleasure to deal with you personally. The calm emails and willing assistence were much appreciated.
Kind regards Katherine Copland
A huge thank you from our family for the wonderful food and service you provided at Georgie and Joel's wedding. We probably only have a glimpse of the issues you had to contend with because of the venue but none of it was apparent on the day. As you know, food above all else remains in a lot of guests' minds after an event and yours was superb. A number of people asked me where we found you and how to contact you so I have directed them to your website. We also appreciated the assistance you gave us before the wedding in making sure we had everything taken care of so the day could run smoothly. All the best, Dorothy and Russell
The presentation was great, the service was great and the food was great! Thanks to you and your team's professionalism, our wedding day high tea was a highlight, with plenty of praises from our guests.
Karen Dombroski and Allan Bell, Wedding at Alberton
"Just a quick note to thank you for the wonderful job that you and your staff did for us on Saturday night. The food and service were absolutely faultless, and we had lots of great feedback from the guests about how delicious everything was. And the bowls were the perfect presentation for the elegant but relaxed vibe we were trying to create. It all went so smoothly that we were able just to sit back and enjoy the evening - which is of real credit to you in particular having to work out of that tiny kitchen at Hopetoun Alpha! We'd like to add a special thanks to all of your lovely staff and in particular Arlene, who was outstanding - not only during the course of the evening but also right at the start and again at the end when we were packing up and she went the extra mile to help us. She is a real asset."
Stephanie and Tommy Honey, Wedding at Hopetoun Alpha
"Palmco used Hamish Stewart Catering for the Opening of our award winning Jungle Garden at the Ellerslie Flower Show. We were impressed by the level of service and understanding of our wishes when obtaining quotes, and staff & guests alike were blown away with the beautiful food and fantastic service which added to make our night a huge success. Thank you to Hamish & his great team." Karen Moffat
"We have been using Hamish Stewart Catering for over 3 years now for all our catering needs, ranging from client meetings through to cocktail evenings down in the viaduct. At all times the food is superb, tastes delicious and is displayed beautifully. I have very high standards when it comes to catering and Hamish has always exceeded these."
Michelle Denholm, SKY Network Television Ltd
"We have used Hamish’s catering on both corporate and private occasions. Hamish is very easy to deal with and his recommendations always superb. The food is outstanding and the service impeccable. Guests have always been very impressed. By far the best catering company we have ever been involved with."
Hilton and Cathy Brown
"I'd like to thank Hamish and the team at HSC for the wonderful job they made of the food at a recent seminar we held. The food was impeccably presented, there on time and as tasty as we could have hoped for all within budget. Hamish, Oxoid NZ is now a convert, as are several of our function guests who requested your details, I can unreservedly recommend your service to anyone hosting a function. Keep up the good work!"
Alan Chilcott, General Manager, Oxoid NZ Ltd
"What an amazing team! Thanks so much for catering at our wedding. The food was superb +++ and the waiting staff on the day very professional. We were so impressed, as were all our guests, who raved about the food. I especially want to thank Hamish for all his help from beginning to end – nothing was too difficult and he was able to give us great advice on drink numbers, hire equipment etc. I can thoroughly recommend Hamish Stewart Catering to anyone looking for fabulous food and excellent service"
Marie & Rob McNeill, Wedding in Puhoi
You catered our wedding in October, months later we are still hearing from our friends about how great the food was. We found you to be very accomodating to our needs and easy to work with and would certainly recommend you."
Trish and Matt, Wedding at Hopetoun Alpha
"We would be happy to recommend you to anybody wanting a first class function. Our Christmas function was so well received by our clients and is still a talking point to this day. The food was sensational and the service was as good as any place I have been to around the world. Would we consider doing the same again? You bet we would!
Regards, Steven Edwards, CEO, Banksia Scientific