Tropical North Queensland was treated to a feast extravaganza when MasterChef and Peppers teamed up in Palm Cove for a seven-course degustation dinner.
MasterChef winner, Adam Liaw teamed with Peppers Beach Club & Spa Palm Cove Executive Chef, Jira Chantra and Peppers Salt Resort & Spa Kingscliff Executive Chef, Reuben Radonich - who featured in a Masterclass episode at Seasons Restaurant in the latest series - to offer a spectacular menu that incorporated Thai influences with the region’s finest and freshest local produce. The menu included Char-grilled Prawn Cakes on Local Sugar Cane with Herb & Finger Lime, Aniseed Pork Belly Confit with Barley Malt Carrot Puree, Szechwan Duck Breast with Spatzle, and a show stopping dessert of Black Sticky Coconut Rice with Mareeba Mango Ravioli, Fresh Strawberries & Mint Caviar. Accompanying wines from Henschke, St Hallet and Tamar Ridge completed the taste sensation.
Catering to over 135 VIP guests and local travel industry at the candlelit poolside dining venue, the Peppers team showcased a spectacular setting which offered an intimate and relaxed tropical environment.
The Peppers brand has enjoyed a gourmet association with MasterChef to profile the extensive array of fine dining options at over 26 Peppers Retreats, Resorts and Hotels across Australia and New Zealand.
Read the Yahoo!7 Food article.
Wine Wars: Peppers Beach Club & Spa, Palm Cove
Three vineyards to visit in TNQ
New Palm Cove chef enters WINEWARS
Peppers Beach Club & Spa Past Event
Gourmet Food Trail Event Packages
About Nick Stock
Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe
VIDEO: How to cook Bangalow Pork Belly
13-14 September: Celebrate the Southern Highlands Food and Wine Festival at Peppers Manor House, with celebrity chef Tony Bilson with Executive Chef Daniel James, as they prepare six amazing dishes made with fresh local produce and matched with the Southern Highlands best wines.