Sandalford Estate Swan Valley. Image from Tourism WA
Food, wine and good times are back on the menu at Western Australia Gourmet Escape this November (17th – 21st) when Australia’s best culinary talent take part in events in WA’s most celebrated culinary locations – Margaret River, Perth, Swan Valley and for the first time, Rottnest Island.
Perth city skyline. Image from Tourism WA
Tickets are now on sale with 30 amazing events featuring a roll call of more than 30 of Australia’s most loved and respected culinary stars. Returning favourites heading West to collaborate with leading local WA talent include Curtis Stone, Rick Stein, Shannon Martinez, Colin Fassnidge, Matt Stone, Guillaume Brahimi and Guy Grossi. Icons of the industry Stephanie Alexander and Maggie Beer will be featured, alongside a new wave of wine talent – Curly Haslam-Coates, Erin Larkin and Samantha Payne and artist dameeeela. (See below for the full list).
Rottnest Sunset Pinkys Beach. Image from Tourism WA
The ninth instalment has something for everyone; stunning beach backdrops with delicious food and wine curated by Australia’s best Chefs alongside a series of events that honour the history and heart of the Festival in Margaret River. In 2021 Western Australia Gourmet Escape grows into new venues and creative collaborations across Perth, Rottnest Island and Swan Valley with additional programming and talent to be announced in coming weeks.
New events in the program include:
Much-loved icon events Gourmet Beach BBQ and Ultimate Dining Series are back, alongside classics with a twist such as The Village and Swings, Beats & Bites.
Bathhurst Lighthouse Pinkys Beach. Image from Tourism WA
Western Australia Tourism Minister David Templeman said Gourmet Escape is proudly supported by the State Government through Tourism Western Australia’s Regional Events Program.
Leeuwin Estate vineyard. Image from Tourism WA
Alice Zaslavsky, Aaron Carr, Brendan Pang, Brendan Pratt, Colin Fassnidge, Curly Haslam-Coates, Curtis Stone, dameeeela, Dan Gedge, Emma Farrelly, Erin Larkin, Ellin Tritt, Guillaume Brahimi, Guy Grossi, Kate Lamont, Lauren Eldridge, Maggie Beer, Mark Best, Mark Olive, Matt Stone, Ned Goodwin MW, Rick Stein, Samantha Payne, Santiago Hernandez, Shannon Martinez, Silvia Colloca, Stephanie Alexander, Tony Howell.
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