Delicious and healthy meal options for your child at Essington.


Essington’s canteen services at the main campus (Transition to Year 9) are provided by Wixted Catering.

Wixted Catering apply their significant expertise to the benefit of Essington, implementing a healthy and nutritious menu that reflects the diverse backgrounds of Essington students. The new menu, whilst being consistent with the Territory's Government's School Nutrition and Healthy Eating Guidelines, also maintains pricing that is reflective of family budgets and a school operating environment.


Essington’s Senior College students have access to the CDU Cafeteria at lunchtime only.

There are a variety of additional food and drink outlets at CDU that Essington’s Senior students can access. These outlets offer a mix of made-to-order and ready to consume products for students.


What is available:

  • Pasta bar – a variety of freshly made pasta and bakes
  • Asian food bar – a variety of Asian cuisines
  • Chippery - burgers, yiros, toasties, pies, chips, fish and roasts
  • Salad/sandwich bar - fresh salads, sandwiches, Vietnamese bread rolls
  • Wide variety of chilled drinks
  • Grab & go tea and coffee


What is available:

  • Freshly brewed coffee and assorted teas
  • Wide variety of organic and cold pressed beverages
  • À la carte breakfast/brunch menu
  • Gourmet sandwiches and salad bowls
  • Freshly baked homemade pies and pastries
  • Homemade cakes, tarts, muffins, donuts & cookies