15 Apr 2021

Discover Tasting Australia 2021 for FREE

There's no excuse not to delight in Australia's premier eating and drinking festival with this offering of free events. With experiences spanning across the South Australian regions, explore our summary of "on-the-house" experiences.

Festival of Sausage in Bread

On a mission to cement its place in the Hall of Foodie Fame, the Festival of Sausage in Bread will explore the culinary breadth of this meaty masterpiece, proving it's much more than just a humble snag on white. Held at the University of Adelaide's Cloisters and open to staff, students and the general sausage-loving public, the Festival of Sausage in Bread (served with lashings of sauce, onions, relishes, mustard and sauerkraut) will be firing up the coals and slicing loaves.

Friday 7 May, 11.00am-2.00pm & 5.00pm-8.00pm | Free Entry | Book now

Feast on Yorkes

Head to the Yorke Peninsula for a family-friendly day of food, wine and music. Discover the region's harvest across land and sea in a relaxed atmosphere at the award-winning Barley Stacks Wines near Maitland, about two hours' drive from Adelaide.

Sunday 9 May, 12.0pam-5.00pm | Free Entry | Book now

Taste Our Market

The Adelaide Central Market will host a series of free events and activities featuring an outstanding culinary line-up of top South Australian chefs. Over two days, the Adelaide Central Market will showcase their incredible traders and South Australian produce through cooking demonstrations and tastings at the Community Kitchen.

Friday 30 April - Sunday 9 May, from 9am | Free | Book now

Urban Kitchen with Sprout

Experience South Australia at its most delectable as Rundle Mall brings together the state’s finest regional producers, artisans and iconic local brands. Expand your cooking skills with live demonstrations and tastings from Sprout. Watch as these talented chefs whip up mouth-watering recipes using their favourite local produce from South Australian regional producers.

Friday 30 April - Sunday 9 May, at various times| Free | Book now

Aged Care: Why Nutrition and the Dining Experience Matters

This free event has been created to provide valuable insights to Chefs and Cooks as well as Executives, Managers and Board Members within Aged Care. See fresh ideas from a chef's perspective with a live cooking demonstration, that will link together the panels' ideas with practical processes that can be used to enhance your food service.

Friday 7 May, 12:30pm - 3pm | Free | Book now

Pizza Party

Pizza lovers: get ready for the ultimate day out. You're invited to Renmark's Twenty Third Street Distillery for an afternoon of wood-fired deliciousness and plenty of its signature craft spirits. You'll be hosted on lush lawns for five fun-filled hours of eating and drinking. Grab your partner, friends or family and hightail it there!

Saturday 1 May, 12.00pm-5.00pm | Free Entry | Book now

Producers Pop Up

Guided by a 'keeping it local' philosophy, guests at this Tasting Australia event at The Maylands Hotel will explore local produce while enjoying tastings and information sessions. It's the perfect opportunity to meet and experiment with producers.

Friday 30 April - Sunday 9 May, 12.00pm | Free Entry | Book now