At Tasting Australia presented by RAA Travel, collaboration is always on the agenda. From nostalgic reunions to immersive experiences, these partnerships promise to captivate and delight. Join us in Adelaide and across South Australia as renowned chefs and winemakers unite to create magic and unforgettable moments.
DINING GALLERIES – PASTA PARTY
Big. Loud. Shared. Spectacular. It’s pasta – and you just know it’s a party. We’ve united four bona fide afficionados for this Saturday night extravaganza: Trisha Greentree, Adam D’Sylva, Andrew Davies and Rosa Matto.
AGNES X KIIN – A REUNION DINNER
If only all reunions were this delicious! The acclaimed Ben Williamson of Brisbane’s Agnes is reuniting with friend and former colleague Ben Bertei for one very special evening at Kiin. Settle in for a night to remember as Kiin brings a little bit of Agnes magic to Adelaide. Don’t miss it.
GOLDEN BOY IN THE GARDEN
Indulge in a delectable experience that blends the best of two culinary worlds as you savour a taste of Golden Boy in the heart of the Adelaide Hills. This adventure at Mandalay House and Garden promises a unique and unforgettable journey through the flavours of Thailand.
THE HUMBLE X NGERINGA TASTING ADELAIDE HILLS LUNCH
Join Ngeringa’s Erinn Klein in his Adelaide Hills winery – source of an award-winning biodynamic range – while chef Stacey Conner of Noosa restaurant Humble on Duke prepares a lunch with ingredients sourced exclusively on site.
DINING GALLERIES – DARJEELING EXPRESS
Now boarding: the best kind of culinary odyssey. India is our inspiration, and only a feast will do. Join Asma Khan, Karena Armstrong, Adam D’Sylva and Emma McCaskill and for this generous homage.
KURRANGK/COORONG LONG LUNCH: KUTI SHACK X THE JOINERY
Discover the pristine Kurrangk/Coorong National Park in this culinary and cultural experience. Forage for pipis with guidance from a Ngarrindjeri elder before a long Kuti Shack lunch with Charlotte Dalton and Cooke Brothers wines.
AFRICOLA X AMBLESIDE
Join Africola and Ambleside Distillers for a day of culture, culinary experience and gin cocktails. Chef Duncan Welgemoed will bring his Africola flair to the Adelaide Hills for the second time this year in a truly epic long lunch. Paired Ambleside gin cocktails are sure to make it a party.
AN IMMERSIVE DINING EXPERIENCE EXPLORING SUSTAINABILITY WITH AURORA RESTAURANT AND LOWAN PARK PRODUCE
Journey from Adelaide to the Limestone Coast with Aurora Restaurant and Lowan Park Produce for a night celebrating sustainability, ethical farming and culinary excellence. Indulge in a five-course tasting menu highlighting the exceptional produce of Lowan Park curated by Aurora Restaurant's head chef Sam Cooper.
BANDIT AND FRIENDS: TOM JACK
This pizza party will knock your socks back to 1992. Tom Jack is throwing on his bandana and flying down from Brisbane’s Hotno to deliver four courses of Italian fused with the flavours of South East Asia.
THE FEAST OF CANDELA: ALKINA X EL ESTANCO
It’s a partnership for the ages: El Estanco chef Julian Velasquez is joining Alkina winemaker Amelia Nolan for a culinary pairing of food, fire and micro terroir-focused wine in the heart of the Barossa.
PAUL CARMICHAEL 2KW TAKEOVER
Gather for a rooftop dinner unlike any other as Paul Carmichael takes over 2KW alongside its executive chef and his mate Sam Christopher. Expect the unexpected with spice, fire and all things Caribbean.
DINING GALLERIES – FIESTA
Mexican cuisine is always apt for a celebration. This dinner features four chefs ready for a fiesta – and it also happens to coincide with Cinco de Mayo. Think authentic dishes aplenty, tequila, pinatas and a mariachi band: exuberance you just can’t miss. Claudette Zepeda, Daniella Guevara Munoz, Duncan Welgemoed and Jessie Spiby are putting on a show.
SOI 38 X PORKFAT – FROM BANGKOK TO SYDNEY
Two Thai chefs known for their trailblazing style are joining forces for one very special lunch. Adelaide’s Soi 38, a beacon of authentic regional cuisine, will welcome Sydney-based Porkfat chef Narin ‘Jack’ Kulasai to the pass in this new culinary collaboration.
THE BANDIT CHEF SERIES WITH JIMMY TOONE
Executive chef Shane Wilson will share his Anchovy Bandit kitchen with guest chef Jimmy Toone from Salopian Inn in this third edition of the Bandit Chef Series. Settle in for nothing less than a dream fusion menu.
YANGARRA X KIIN
Join winemaker Peter Fraser and his team for an afternoon of fine wine and culinary indulgence at the Yangarra Cellar Door. Your four-course lunch will feature newly released and museum Single Block Rhône varietal wines.
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