Drop the name of Heston Blumental from Fat Duck, or Rene Redzepi from Noma in earshot of your local foodie and you’re sure to get their attention.
Margaret River Gourmet Escape have done just that and secured these two international foodie icons for their upcoming food and wine festival. The Margaret River Gourmet Escape will be held on 22 to 25 November 2012, and is planned to be an annual event.
The high profile chefs, in addition to Australia’s Justin North, Kylie Kwong, Matt Stone of Greenhouse in Perth, and Dany Angove from Leewin Estate Winery in Margaret River will also be in attendance. The Margaret River Gourmet Escape will feature masterclasses, pop-up restaurants, cooking demonstrations, and meet the winemaker sessions.
The Gourmet Village will be the centre of the festival, set in the iconic Leeuwin Estate. It will be the heart of events with more than 100 Western Australia based premium exhibitors, local vineyards, and gourmet producers. Naturally it will be a great opportunity to also showcase some of the sensational wines of Western Australia.
Other satellite events will include long table lunches amongst the vines, a beach barbecue hosted by a high profile chef, as well as other wine, trade and produce events throughout Margaret River.
It’s certain to be a great opportunity for foodies and wine lovers to indulge. For more information on the Margaret River Gourmet Escape.