When someone from an Australian icon such as RM Williams contacts you on a run of the mill afternoon enquiring about catering for a photo shoot there is only one thing to do…accept the job immediately and deal with the logistics later.
RM Williams were recently in the Broken Hill area shooting photos for their catalogue and one of their locations happened to be on our neighbour's property,
Terry, myself, Annabelle and George were on the move well before sunrise to start the day off with bacon and egg rolls, fruit and toast. We also set up our coffee machine to keep the crew fuelled up on caffeine. The coffee was met with delight. I think our
friends were thrilled to hear the hissing of an espresso machine coming from the shearer’s quarters in the middle of ‘nowhere’. new city
With breakfast dealt with efficiently the team of fashion professionals headed off into the early morning with their beautiful clothes, accessories, computers and big cameras.
For morning tea we served hazelnut chocolate brownie, mini pikelets with locally made lemon curd, zucchini slice and of course another round of coffee. In between preparing food we enjoyed a glimpse of the modelling, styling and photography unfolding in the garden at
. I believe a few pieces of our food may even appear as props in the catalogue which is rather exciting. Kars
Lunch was served in the shearer’s huts and included our own roast lamb and salad wraps to add a little local flavour.
The afternoon snacks were healthy and easily transportable. The takeaway box included crackers, dips, nuts, dried fruit and freshly made popcorn for the crew to take with them on the road.
Our day proved to be a lot of fun, a great experience and we found a few things to fine tune in the catering department. The crew were easy going and we now have a better understanding of all the hard work that occurs behind the scenes in those beautiful, glossy catalogues. Opportunities only come along once in while don't they...have you had any come your way lately? I hope so!