Catering @ Desa Retreat

Nourish Your Soul with Plant-Based Delights


Chef-Prepared Culinary Excellence for Your Wellness Journey.


At Deśa Retreat, we believe that wellness begins with what you eat.

Our Catering experience, led by the talented Plant-Based Chef, Vivianne, is designed to provide you with a holistic culinary journey that nourishes your body, mind, and spirit.

Enjoy wholesome, delicious meals throughout the day, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and delightful snacks, all expertly crafted with a focus on health and sustainability.

Why Choose Catering?

Indulge in a nourishing culinary journey with our Catering experience and let our on-site Chef pamper your taste buds with delightful plant-based creations.

Your wellness journey starts with what you eat, and at Deśa Retreat, we’re committed to making it a memorable and delicious one, by offering.

  • Nutrition-Packed Meals: Our plant-based menu is rich in nutrients and flavor, promoting vibrant well-being.
  • Sustainable Choices: By choosing plant-based options, you support eco-friendly and sustainable dining practices.
  • Convenience: Relax and savor your retreat without worrying about meal preparation or dining out.
  • Customization: Dietary restrictions or preferences? Our Chef can easily tailor the menu to suit your needs.
  • Care for NDIS Clients: We understand the unique dietary requirements of NDIS clients and can accommodate you with care.


As you scroll through our gallery, you’ll witness the vibrant colors, exquisite plating, and mouthwatering creations that await you during your stay. It’s not just food; it’s a sensory journey, a reflection of our commitment to holistic well-being. We invite you to immerse yourself in this visual delight, a prelude to the unforgettable dining experiences that await you at Desa Retreat.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. What kind of plant-based meals can I expect?

Chef Vivianne creates a diverse menu featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients, offering a variety of flavors and cuisines, from hearty breakfasts to gourmet dinners.

2. Can dietary restrictions be accommodated?

Absolutely! We can cater to various dietary needs, including vegan, gluten-free, and allergies. Just let us know your preferences when booking.

3. How do I book the Catering experience?

Booking is easy! Simply contact our reservations team or include it in your Desa Retreat package when you make your reservation.

4. Is the Catering experience available for day visitors?

Yes, our Catering experience is open to both overnight guests and day visitors if you are attending a workshop or seminar @ Deśa Retreat. Treat yourself to a wellness meal even if you’re not staying with us!

5. Are the meals included in the pricing for accommodations?

No, the Catering experience is a separate service with a per meal fee, ensuring you have the option to enjoy the culinary excellence during your stay. As an example, a full-day of meals which includes; breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and all snacks is $238 per day per person.

6. Can I request specific dishes or cuisine types?

Chef Vivianne is open to suggestions and can personalize the menu to match your preferences or dietary requirements. Just communicate your preferences in advance and we will do our best to cater for you.

Meet Your Chefs

Chef Vivianne, a passionate advocate of plant-based cuisine, brings her culinary expertise to Deśa Retreat. With years of experience in crafting delectable plant-based dishes, she ensures every meal is a delightful and nourishing experience.

Emma is a talented plant-based cook, and transforms freshly home-grown produce into mouth-watering garden-to-plate meals to nourish her guests, leaving them feeling deeply cared for from the inside out. 

All meals are freshly prepared on-site, utilising the produce that is in season. While Deśa is primarily a plant-based retreat, we do have chickens helping with our composting system, so we have organic, free-range eggs available if desired.