The Party Continues

Food and wine lovers from across the country will again descend on Noosa from May 20 to 22 for a fresh exciting approach to Noosa Food and Wine 2016.

by @JohnCaruso on Tuesday, 08 Mar, 2016

Event-goers can look forward to discovering great flavours and great Australian wine and culinary talent with some of the country’s leading chefs and producers and the finest Queensland produce in one of Australia’s leading food destinations, Noosa.

An exciting program awaits you with activities including beachfront dinners, river lunches and signature events in some of Noosa’s best restaurants.

Noosa Main Beach will be the idyllic location for the opening celebrations. Join acclaimed chefs Pete Evans, Peter Kuruvita, Shane Bailey, Ben Bertei and Sammy and Bella from MKR and others under the Noosa Tipi, right on the beach, for a cocktail party with light canapés and drinks

Events include:

Taste of Noosa with Guest Chefs

Join some of Australia’s best chefs for unique co-host dinners bringing together the perfect pairing of a superb Noosa restaurant, an acclaimed guest chef and winemakers for an unforgettable menu and evening.

Restaurants hosting lunches and dinners include: Acuri, Embassy XO, Locale, Noosa Waterfront, Peppers Noosa, Rickys River Bar + Restaurant, Rump House, Sails, Season, Sirocco, Thomas Corner Eatery and Wasabi.

Noosa Street Feast

Enjoy a long lunch on Noosa’s famous Hastings Street with some of Noosa’s favourite restaurants participating in the Noosa Street Feast. Enjoy two courses accompanied by great wines with restaurants including Aromas, Bistro C, Boardwalk Bistro on Hastings, Gaston, Locale, Noosa Beach House, Miss Moneypenny’s, Rococo and Season.

Wine Masterclass by Treasury Wine Estates.

Join the expert wine panel as they journey through Australia’s premier wine regions focusing on two varieties, Shiraz and Chardonnay. The tutored tasting will highlight the unique diversity that our great wine regions and wineries deliver. From Devils Lair in the Margaret River to Penfolds in the Barossa Valley and Heemskerk in Tasmania, and many other iconic wines in between. This is a tasting not to be missed.

When: Saturday May 21st

Location: Sheraton Noosa Resort & Spa

Time: 3pm to 3:45pm

Ticket Price: $55.00

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When: Sunday May 22nd

Location: Sheraton Noosa Resort & Spa

Time: 12pm to 12:45pm

Ticket Price: $55.00

Wine Tasting Quarter at the Sheraton Noosa Resort and Spa

Enjoy wine tastings from 20 of Australia’s best wineries including Brown Brothers, Coast Fine Wine Consultants, Debortoli Wines, Domaine Wine Shippers, Fesq & Company, McWilliams Wines and Moffatdale Ridge Wines to name a few.

When: Saturday May 21st

Location: Sheraton Noosa Resort & Spa

Time: 12pm to 5pm

Ticket Price: Free Entry ($3 to $6 for tastings)

Full Moon Asian Flavours Farewell Party

You’re invited to dine under a full moon on Noosa’s Main Beach for the event finale with an Asian feast presented by Ben Bertei and including local Noosa culinary talent, featuring modern Asian influences. What better way to wrap things up by moving between tasting stations full of flavour with your feet in the sand!


Over 40 chefs involved in Noosa Food & Wine 2016 including visiting chefs:

  • Alastair McLeod – Al’Fresh’Co
  • Ben O’Donoghue – Billykart Kitchen
  • Ben Williamson – Gerard’s Bistro
  • Ben Bertei – LONgTIME
  • Cory Campbell
  • David Pugh – Restaurant Two
  • Hajime Horiguchi – Coast
  • Hamish Ingham – Bar H
  • Ian Curley – European
  • James Viles – Biota
  • Kelvin Andrews – The Fish House
  • Luke Mangan – Glass, Salt grill, Mojo
  • Massimo Mele
  • Matt Golinski
  • Mitchell Smith – Junk
  • Nick Holloway – Nu Nu
  • Nick Street-Brown – Coast
  • Pete Evans – Asana
  • Richard Ousby – Stokehouse
  • Samantha Gowing – Gowings Food Health Wealth
  • Sammy & Bella – Former MKR contestants
  • Spencer Patrick – Harrisons
  • Sunny Gilbert – Austin’s
  • Tony Kelly – Junk
  • Tony Percuoco – Tartufo
  • Tom Swapp – Spirit House Restaurant
  • Wayd Bailey – Rump House Noosa
  • Zeb Gilbert – Wasabi Restaurant and Bar

FOR PROGRAM DETAILS AND TO BOOK TICKETS VISIT : www.noosafoodwinefestival.com.au

FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON ACCOMODATION VISIT: www.visitnoosa.com.au

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