Geelong Cemeteries Trust is delighted to unveil its new architecturally designed function room, complementing the existing chapel at Geelong Memorial Park. In addition, the Trust is pleased to announce a new partnership with THE RK GROUP to offer funeral and community event catering.
Darryl Thomas, Chief Executive Officer says, “We’re pleased to extend the services of Geelong Cemeteries Trust to provide catering and a function room for people to gather. The new building is complete with the latest technology to facilitate high definition, professional quality live streaming. It also comprises modern amenities and a full commercial kitchen and operational bar. THE RK GROUP is renowned for delivering extraordinary service and high quality food and beverages, and are the perfect choice to supply catering at Geelong Memorial Park.”
About THE RK GROUP
Since 2008, THE RK GROUP has earned a reputation as one of Geelong’s premier caterers. Owner Richard Kelly says “We are proud to work with the Geelong Cemeteries Trust at the newly built function facility at Geelong Memorial Park. It gives THE RK GROUP great pleasure to support Geelong and its surrounding communities with exceptional catering services for families and friends to celebrate their loved ones.”
Richard’s experience in after-funeral catering has given him a deep understanding of the role of quality food delivered with great service to farewell a loved one among friends and family.
Darryl says “the Trust recognises that cultural diversity and dietary requirements play a large role in food choices, so the catering options are all available to be customised. THE RK GROUP has created a menu that will assist in the selection of food and beverage packages with cuisine to meet the needs of all the families in the communities we care for.”
Menu options include tea and coffee with cakes and slices, substantial meal and beverage packages, as well as Greek, Italian and Asian inspired menus. Catered events can incorporate full service fromTHE RK GROUP staff through to small gatherings with take home platters.
The highly trained, professional staff at THE RK GROUP, from the fully qualified chefs to the attentive wait and bar staff, are willing to go above and beyond to exceed client expectations.
Please contact our friendly client services staff at Geelong Cemeteries Trust can assist with any enquiries, offer recommendations relating to our catering and tailor functions to suit any requirement. The Geelong Memorial Park function room’s facilities and catering are currently available to the general public for hire. The official opening ceremony for the function room will be held in 2021.