case study

Virgin Australia Crew Hanger Party 

Our Brief

Virgin Australia, known for their epic crew hangar parties, called on Cuisine on Cue to cater their Brisbane hangar event. With over 1500 crew members in attendance, the party celebrated Virgin Australia’s “Bring on Wonderful” campaign, team spirit and resilience. Cuisine on Cue’s task was to handle the food and beverage preparation and service, incorporating products from beverage sponsors and Betty’s Burgers, alongside other menu items. 

Images: Virgin Australia

Our Approach

Pulling off an event of this scale, especially in an airside location, was no easy feat. Cuisine on Cue set up a massive production kitchen in a marquee next to the hangar, complete with two large cold rooms and a whopping 22 trestle tables for food prep.


To keep the crowd satisfied, the team designed a substantial cocktail menu to handle the demand. They worked closely with the Betty’s Burgers team beforehand to ensure the replication of the Betty’s beef burger was on point.

Our Menu

Betty’s beef burger slider

Betty’s popcorn chicken (240g portion)

Empanada (vegan)  gf df vg

Rice Paper Roll gf

Garden green burger, hummus, vegan mayo gf vg

Lentil puff pie gf vg

Pumpkin herb arancini gf vg


our menus

Event Experience

Throughout the party, Cuisine on Cue’s crew served over 1600 Betty’s Burgers, 2000 Empanadas, Rice Paper Rolls and other tasty treats. The teams smooth operations added to the overall success of the event. The hangar party was buzzing with energy and hailed a huge success.

Cuisine on Cue’s collaboration with Virgin Australia for the Crew Hangar Party is an example of their ability to handle large events in unique event settings with flair and finesse, making sure everyone has a blast.

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