Eat & Drink

The Chef's Table and Unique Foodie Experiences You Need To Do This April

This April, Newcastle Food Month together with some of the city's most talented chefs and businesses have crafted a host of foodie events for you to get involved in.

From tasting some of the world's best cheeses, to fresh-as seafood cooking classes, these unique experiences are a calendar must. For a little more info read on…

Chef's Table Experience

The Essential Ingredient’s In-House Chef, Paul Niddrie (formally Flotilla) is hosting a series of different Chef Table Masterclasses and Experiences.

Think classical French training coupled with explosive flavours and a ‘no borders’ approach to cooking. In each Masterclass, Paul will present 4 flavoursome courses and drink pairings, and walk you through the preparation of each dish.

This up close and personal Chef-lead experience is limited to 14 guests per event, so treat yourself to an incredible experience with Newcastle’s finest.

Where: The Essential Ingredient - Junction Fair Shopping Centre
When: April 1st, 12th, 19th, 26th
Times: Masterclass - 5:30 - 8:30pm, Experience - 5:30 - 7:00pm (1st Seating) or 7:30 - 9:00pm (2nd Seating)
Cost: $215 per person for the Chef's Table Masterclass, $75 per person for the Chef's Table Experience
To Book: Phone 49261991 or click here

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Cooking Classes and Dinner at Nor East Bistro

Learn from one of Newcastle’s favourite chefs, Tony Harrison (formally Bistro Lowlands, Bistro Molines) during an intimate seafood cooking masterclass for eight people followed by a two-course dinner with a Hunter wine in hand. Tony will take you through two recipes plus teach you how to master the tricky art of shucking oysters and serving a ceviche.

Where: Nor East Bistro - Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club, 95 Hannell St, Wickham.
When: Monday 12th, 19th and 26th of April | 5:45pm
Cost: $85pp
To Book:  Click Here or (02) 4940 8188

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Cheese and Wine Masterclass by Wine Selectors

Take a journey with Wine Selectors to taste some of the world’s best cheeses paired perfectly with wine at their Cheese & Wine Masterclass!

What can you expect? 12 of the best cheeses from around the globe, tasted alongside delicious Australian wine. Partnering with Yarra Valley Dairy you'll also experience some of the most mouth-watering cheeses in Australia right now.

Hosted by Black Pearl Epicure’s General Manager, cheese expert Peter Gross, and Wine Selectors’ Wine Educator Paul Diamond you will be guided through the cheesemaking process, learn about the array of cheeses in front of you, and develop the art of cheese and wine appreciation.

Where: The Crown & Anchor Hotel, 189 Hunter St, Newcastle (Upstairs)
When: Sunday 18th April | 2pm-5pm
Cost: $120
To Book: Click Here

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