Quartet of new food & beverage options open at Airport

Passengers travelling through Mackay Airport will get the chance to try four new food and beverage outlets that will be officially opened in the Observation Deck tomorrow in the terminal at 10.30am.

Offering passengers a mix of options, the outlets will provide choice and something for everyone with a radically improved selection of food and beverage choices for passengers.  Whether passengers want a snack on the go, a quick coffee, some tasty chips or a luxurious treat, the new options have something for everyone. 

Mackay Airport’s Acting General Manager Adrian Miles said ‘We are thrilled to launch these four new food and beverage offerings.  We want all our passengers to arrive excited and depart delighted.”  

Passenger numbers at Mackay Airport have grown by ten percent over the past two years.

Colin Redman Chief Executive Officer of Cater Care said he was excited to be part of the new look airport. ‘Our partnership with the team at Mackay Airport has been about creating something great together.  Whether it’s a quick bite you’re after, or you want to linger on for a drink or two, we believe we have something delicious to offer travellers day and night.’

The new food and beverage outlets are operated by Cater Care, an Australian industry leader in catering.  Their focus on fresh quality food is evident across the four new outlets.  The Botanist Café Kitchen & Bar, Carlyle & River Café, Red Rooster and Boost all now offer something for every traveller’s taste and budget.

The Botanist Café Kitchen & Bar

Botanist offers Mackay Airport passengers tasty selections for breakfast, lunch and dinner with comfortable and relaxing seating area.   The bar has a fabulous selection of local, national and international beers.

Carlyle & River Coffee

Carlyle Coffee offers passengers exquisite coffee and much more. As well as a wide range of coffees, Carlyle offers a great selection of tasty treats for any time of the day.  It features a selection of freshly baked pastries, cakes, donuts, pies, sandwiches with a good selection of gluten-free options.

Red Rooster

Offers a great selection of snacks for hungry travellers including their wraps, burgers, mega boxes and mouth-watering fries.


Boost is one Australia’s most famous and loved juice and smoothie brands.  Blended, juiced or crushed, Boost offers passengers an attractive selection of drinks that are super healthy.  There is a great selection of beverages including low fat, protein and dairy free options.  You can also try their healthy protein balls.