Taste of Sydney in partnership with Electrolux, sets itself apart as Sydney’s premier restaurant festival because it perfectly blends dining, learning, play and a touch of indulgence. It’s about gaining access to elite chefs and learning techniques and secrets from THE very best masters in the industry.
Discover the secret cooking techniques from some of Sydney’s finest chefs at the Electrolux Taste Theatre. The festival has sourced Sydney’s favourite local and regional chefs so visitors can get up close and personal. With four free demonstrations per Taste session, it’s the perfect blend of inspiration and fun.
Danish butter brand Lurpak has held its position as the most delicious premium butter for over a hundred years. They’re hosting the Lurpak Cookery School where they’ll teach you how to weave your magic in a series of 30 minute cooking classes.
At Taste of Sydney in partnership with Electrolux, the team behind Shady Pines Saloon, The Baxter Inn and Frankies Pizza are setting up ‘Sammy's Travelling Roadhouse’. So throw your peanuts on the floor, settle in for some live honky-tonk, and prepare to swill some hooch. Grab a drink from the boys behind the small-bar revolution that redefined Sydney and dare we say, made it cooler than Melbourne *gasp*.
Crafty beer lovers can head to the Time Out Hop Up, serving tasty local brews from the likes of Young Henrys, Batch, Riverside and Rocks Brewing Co by the paddle or the glass. Those who fancy a quick bite with their drinks will not be disappointed, as the Time Out Kitchen will host Bloodwood (Thurs & Fri), BANG (Sat) and Café Paci (Sun) who will be serving an array of delicious treats to beautifully compliment the beers.
For those who prefer the grape over the grain, House of Arras will be showcasing the best sparkling wine from across the Bass Strait. In the Wine Society marquee, learn from The Wine Society’s own resident expert with sessions including Wine Pouring, Wine Tasting, and Food and Wine Matching.
As the official knife partner of the Festival, Victorinox, the company behind the famous Swiss Army Knives, will be running knife skills demonstrations using their professional chef’s knives at the Victorinox Chef’s Skillery. This intimate round table setting will be the perfect venue to learn which knifes to use, and how to use them with finesse as well as other cooking skills from some of Sydney’s finest culinary stars such as Frank Camorra, Colin Fassnidge and Mark Best.
Get A Taste of Europe as you sample the finest dishes and drinks from the continent’s most beloved cuisines with Celebrity Cruises. Australia’s highest rated cruise line will be taking you on a culinary voyage throughout Spain, Italy, France and Greece, with a Food & Beverage Matching Masterclass sure to be as fascinating as it is delicious.
Visitors have a chance to win an exclusive cruise holiday for two onboard one of Celebrity Cruises modern luxury ships to experience their excellence first hand.
From the quirky to the progressive, exhibitors come from around the world to show off their wares to Sydneysiders. From the locally made Smoked Bacon Bourbon by Experimental Spirits Co. to Sealand Birk; a delicious drink made from none other than Pure Finnish Tree Sap.
There’s also the Platinum Garden Bar for those looking to upgrade their Taste experience. Platinum Pass members will be fast-tracked into the Festival, gain exclusive access to the Platinum Garden Bar enclosure, receive $30 of Crowns and three complimentary drinks to ensure they enjoy the festival in style.
Take your tastebuds on a global journey at Centennial Park and experience the best of Sydney’s dining, indulge in an impressive collection of award winning, highly regarded restaurants, inspired by some of Sydney finest chefs, all in the one place. Bring a friend, bring the family, take a master class, enjoy the live music; Taste Sydney.
A global phenomenon, the first Taste was held in London, UK with just one event over 10 years ago. Since then, Taste has rapidly grown to become part of the social season for foodies, restaurant lovers and wine connoisseurs, in 24 different cities around the globe.
Wherever it is in the world, Taste represents foodie heaven: stunning food prepared in the city’s greatest restaurants, world-famous chefs, superb drinks and outstanding entertainment, set in picturesque outdoor surroundings. Taste is really part of a global movement of festivals, with the most recent additions being in Paris and Perth.
WHAT: Taste of Sydney in partnership with Electrolux
WHEN: Thurs 12 – Sun 15 March
WHERE: Centennial Park, Sydney
TICKETS: On sale through Ticketek Australia – www.ticketek.com.au/
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