CHILDCARE catering

Frequently asked questions...

What is the catering service and what is included? 

The Rainbow Corner Gourmet Catering Service provides fresh meals and snacks daily to centres in the Auckland region. The daily menu includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea and a puree menu option for babies. 

Where is the food prepared? 

The food is prepared fresh each day at our purpose-built kitchen in Flat Bush. The kitchen and catering service form part of the new Rainbow Corner development which includes an Early Learning Centre and medical suites at 417 East Tamaki Road. 

How is the food delivered? 

Meals are delivered daily to centres by a dedicated van in time for morning tea. 

What is on the menu? 

We have four weekly set menus that are rotated each month to provide variety. Menus are set for every season and on a three monthly rotation. These are not changeable unless there are allergies or special dietary requirements which will be discussed on a case by case basis. 

All menus provide a minimum of 50% of the recommended daily intake of all nutrients required for each day while in care. The menus have been designed to meet the requirements of: 


Do you cater for vegetarian or vegan diets or children with food allergies? 

Vegetarian, vegan, dairy free and gluten free options are available. Any other dietary requirements can be made available with prior notice. Texture modified meals are available for children under 2 on request. 

When will the catering service be available? 

The service will be available from 1st November 2019. 

Is there a contract? 

Invoice will be monthly in advance. Payment will be by bank transfer. 

What hours/days will the service be available? 

The service is available from Monday to Friday. 

What is the cost? 

The cost is $5 per child per day. 

How do I order? 

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