Cairns Restaurant – Ochre Restaurant Cairns is the most highly awarded restaurant and catering company in FNQ.
Ochre Catering delivers quality functions throughout North Queensland for conferences, corporate events, weddings and special occasions.
We service Cairns, Port Douglas and Palm Cove.
Late in 2006 it increased its cache winning both Best Modern Australian and Tourism Restaurant categories at North Queensland’s Annual Restaurant and Caterer’s Awards and has continued to win many local awards since.
While some Chefs create a new dish for which they become renowned, the chefs at Ochre have created a whole new cuisine.
It is unique in its use of Aussie native foods and knowledge, that is a legendary dining experience.
Our Chefs constantly strive to develop new and exciting dishes that maximise the flavour possibilities of our amazing range of native produce. The seasonal nature of many of our ingredients, are reflected in the regular changes that our menus undergo.
Perhaps the best known Cairns Restaurant and catering companies is the multi award-winning Ochre and Catering, formerly Red Ochre Grill, that in 1994 staked its claim on the corner of Sheridan and Shield Street serving modern Australian cuisine with flair and creativity.
Owner, Craig Squire is the talented chef who has worked tirelessly to make Ochre the success it is today. Often found in the kitchen where he prepares and perfects Ochre’s menu of dishes, Mr Squire is a wanted man (in the guise of guest chef) in many of the world’s classiest establishments be they the five-star kitchens of restaurants and hotels from Dubai to Shanghai.
Ochre specialises in local and native produce with a daily catch of seafood and premium beef tenderloin most recently recognized as ‘Best Beef’ at Royal Brisbane Show.
Ochre and Catering has extensive experience in providing quality wedding catering and wedding planning services, our attention to detail is faultless, service friendly and professional, and assistance in planning your special day practical and efficient.