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Degustation at Black Hide. Credit: The Star Entertainment Group
Degustation at Black Hide. Credit: The Star Entertainment Group

The Star Launch 40 Days of Flavour For Autumn

Foodies, rejoice! The Star Entertainment Group is about to spice up your life with 40 Days of Flavour – an autumn explosion of food, drink and entertainment from 22 March – 30 April. Basically, it’s going to be the culinary event of the season.

For 40 days and nights, The Star Gold Coast and Treasury Brisbane will plate up a diverse program of unique dining experiences, created by some of Australia’s brightest chefs.

An imitate Japanese omakase menu at Kiyomi, a progressive dinner of signature dishes at The Star Gold Coast, world class degustation at Black Hide by Gambaro steakhouse, and a sparkling Moët & Chandon High Tea are just an appetiser of what awaits on the menu.

Kiyomo's Chase Kojima. Credit: The Star Entertainment Group
Kiyomo’s Chase Kojima. Credit: The Star Entertainment Group

Here are a few of the sensational events:

Nineteen at The Star Chef’s Showcase

Guests will enjoy a spectacular four-course celebration of executive chef Uday Huja’s favourite flavour combinations and staple spices for autumn, set against the glittering Gold Coast skyline from this chic rooftop restaurant and bar. A sensory overload, the feast starts with signature oysters paired with a glass of Dominique Portet Brut Rosé, before a first course with a choice of heirloom tomato and nectarine salad, beef tartare, southern calamari or pumpkin risotto. Mains include john dory, roasted ocean trout or a grain-fed scotch fillet while sweet tooths will savour the coconut and mango panna cotta with smoked macadamia ice cream or chocolate meringue pie.
22 March – 30 April, Friday & Saturday Lunch from 12pm. $96pp

The Lab Moët & Chandon High Tea at Treasury Brisbane

For those who wish to indulge their sweet and savoury desires with a decadent afternoon, this is an ideal treat for that special occasion, or no occasion at all. The high tea experience which includes two hours of French Champagne, is available for a maximum of 10 guests every Saturday and Sunday throughout the 40-day festival.
22 March – 30 April, Saturday & Sunday from 1pm. $65pp

Kiyomi Omakase at The Star Gold Coast

Revel in the most-exclusive seat in town as the restaurant’s chefs handpick the season’s freshest flavours and finest produce with an adventurous Omakase menu, just for you. Privately tucked away, Chase Kojima’s only Queensland restaurant has a moody feel thanks to the candlelight, dark furnishings and warm wood feature walls.
Select dates between 27 April – 1 May, 6.30pm. From $195pp

Salivating already? For more info visit:
The Star Gold Coast: star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/flavour-festival
Treasury Brisbane: treasurybrisbane.com.au/whats-on/flavour-festival

Chris Ashton

We're Chris Ashton and Simon Ceglinski, two Aussie travellers with a love of exploration and adventure, and the odd bit of luxury thrown in. We seek out street art, street food, and scuba diving wherever we go, and prefer the road less travelled over well-worn tourist paths.

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Chris Ashton

We're Chris Ashton and Simon Ceglinski, two Aussie travellers with a love of exploration and adventure, and the odd bit of luxury thrown in. We seek out street art, street food, and scuba diving wherever we go, and prefer the road less travelled over well-worn tourist paths.