In their element

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Part of the state-of-the art Yawa Aquatic Centre, Rosebud, Elements Eatery is a destination café with a difference.

Centrally located in Rosebud at the end of the freeway extension, Elements operates on a unique hospitality vision: to deliver a locally- inspired food experience that promotes healthy food choices, celebrates local produce and embrace an environmentally conscious approach to poolside dining.

Elements Eatery is operated by experienced hospitality professional and talented local foodie Tracey Fleming, best known for her success as founder of Blue Mini: eatery, emporium, events and Boneo Road Roasters coffee.

The inspiration for the Eatery draws on the vibrant local seaside community and the diverse landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula, a region bordered by pristine coastal waters, but with a rich agricultural heart.

The welcoming architecture was designed using local materials and timbers that celebrate and encapsulate this beachside, coastal spirit.

With an indoor capacity of 80 seats, and an additional 40-seats outdoors for walk-in customers, patrons have the benefit of two distinct hospitality experiences: casual dining at Elements Eatery or pool-side service at the Elements Grab & Go Kiosk – both with menus offering quality meal options at affordable prices and healthy eating for all.

The Eatery area is serviced by a professional hospitality team delivering friendly and snappy service for groups and individuals to enjoy a morning coffee, relaxed lunch or take-home meal after a gym or swim session. There is also plenty of space for wheelchair and pram access in the spacious building.

Offering a ‘healthy choice’ selection, they use Mornington Peninsula grown produce and suppliers as the base for menu planning; Hawkes Farm potatoes, Somerville Egg Farm eggs, Bakers Boys breads, Dalia’s fruit & vegetables, and Mornington Peninsula Granola muesli, to name a few.

Launching an exciting, new menu in April to take you through the cooler months, there will be plenty of colour, new flavours and twists on the traditional.

Alternatively, the Grab & Go Kiosk is more relaxed, offering families and casual swimmers a welcoming and inclusive space to enjoy healthy food options while poolside or a quick coffee on the go.

In line with Yawa’s strong commitment to environmental sustainability, Elements Eatery has a philosophy to reduce, re-use and re-cycle and chooses eco-sensitive packaging.

The multifaceted organisation also offers catering providing healthy choice menus to the children’s parties hosted weekly by Yawa, along with off-site catering to local organisations which have included hamper boxes, simple sandwiches, hot food items and grazing tables. Reach out to discuss your personalised requirements.

Already an award wining venue, Elements were finalists in the Café category of the Mornington Peninsula Shire Best Bites awards in 2022 and they look forward to celebrating more over the coming years.

Come and see why Elements Eatery is a perfect year-round destination café for all ages. Open daily. Please check website/social media for seasonal changes.

Peninsula Essence – April 2023