Cookery Nook

A Brisbane catering service

Need tasty sustenance for a training course morning tea, a light lunch for the board of directors, platters for conferences or refreshments for a special event?

Our Cookery Nook catering team would be delighted to create the food that will have everyone smiling.

Whether you’re after easy and simple catering packages or hand-picked individual orders, we can help! We also offer frozen pre-packaged meals, options for special dietary requirements and gift packs of cakes and sweets for special occasions.

Choose from our extensive range of delicious catering options

We offer a wide range of home-style catering options, from bite-size sweets and savoury finger food to hearty hot food platters, gourmet platters and sandwiches, rolls and wraps.

One of the team’s speciality is designer chocolates … no matter what you order, don’t leave these off the list.

The team can cater for any type of event, from breakfast meetings or morning and afternoon tea, to lunches and larger gatherings. We can provide waiting services for customers in the Brisbane metro area, too.

We also offer FREE delivery and pick up, Monday to Friday, to anywhere in the Brisbane area. Easy!

Have specific dietary needs? No worries

We can cater for all dietary needs including dairy free, gluten free, vegan and diabetic. Contact us today to discuss all our options so we can tailor your order to your specific requirements.

Take a look at the Cookery Nook’s catering menu or design your own!

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Brisbane catering, delicious food, but so much more​

The Cookery Nook team is passionate about food, and dedicated to serving up fresh, tasty, wholesome bites to eat.

But we’re more than that. As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we are dedicated to creating opportunities for people with disability, their families, and carers.

We started this social enterprise knowing it will change lives. For many in our team, the new skills, experience, and confidence they gain with us will be a valuable stepping-stone to other work in the hospitality industry and beyond.

When you choose us to cater your next event, you’re not only choosing quality food and service – you’re also choosing to make a difference!

All profits from the Cookery Nook’s catering service go directly to Mercy Community’s Disability Services.

View some of our creations below…

The Cookery Nook: our story​

Mercy Community provides meaningful employment for people with intellectual disabilities who may not have access to mainstream job opportunities.

We do this through the Cookery Nook, an Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE) that provides a quality catering service to metropolitan Brisbane and its surrounds.

Not only does the team create delicious food from fresh, local produce and deliver it to your door, they demonstrate a workplace culture where everyone feels welcome, supported and empowered. This can have significant positive effects on self-esteem, confidence and sense of purpose.

Our team in action! ​

More about NDIS Supported Employment​

Here at Mercy Community, we believe employment is more than just a job. We believe people of all abilities should be given the opportunity to feel supported, empowered and acknowledged in the workplace. We are dedicated to offering employment that enables people with a disability to refine their skills, achieve their dreams and have options for the future.

We’ve been providing supported employment, volunteering and work experience opportunities for people with a disability for more than 20 years.

Benefits of supported employment

The Cookery Nook not only provides practical work skills, but also contributes to the development of personal and social skills including:

  • a sense of purpose, contribution and belonging
  • improved confidence and self esteem
  • friendships and connections with other people
  • enhanced communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills
  • a range of other transferable life skills.

Our team provides each employee with individualised training, professional development and growth opportunities, to cater for their unique needs and help them achieve their personal and career goals.

Funding options​

If Assistance with Daily Living is included in your NDIS Plan, Mercy Community charges as per the NDIS Price Guide.  

It is funded in the Core Supports purpose of your NDIS Plan. 

If it’s not included in your Plan, you can request a review with the NDIA. 

Not sure if you have funding in your plan for this support? ​

Some key terms to look for in your NDIS Plan that describe this support include: 

  • Specialist supported employment
  • Finding and keeping a job

Get in touch!

Our Partners

Mercy Community is a registered NDIS Provider.

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Mercy Community is registered with the National Disability Insurance Agency to deliver Supported Employment.

What people are saying about us

Enquire today about our Supported Employment services.

Not what you’re looking for? See our full list of NDIS supports here.