An autumn explosion of food, drink and entertainment at The Star Gold Coast & Treasury Brisbane.
As the season changes, The Star Entertainment Group is spicing up South-East Queensland with 40 Days of Flavour, an autumn explosion of food, drink and entertainment from 22 March–30 April.
Inspiring locals and visitors alike to enjoy the best of the Sunshine State, 40 Days of Flavour will bring together cultural tastemakers, expert chefs and music talent in an exciting celebration of the season’s flavours.
For 40 days and nights, The Star Gold Coast and Treasury Brisbane will deliver up a diverse program of dining experiences, created by some of Australia’s brightest chefs, using the finest produce available.
Guests can experience a Japanese flavour fusion at Kiyomi, as visionary mastermind Chase Kojima delivers an intimate omakase experience for just seven people per seating; a four-course feast by Nineteen at The Star’s Uday Huja, set against the glittering Gold Coast skyline; Tom Mumford’s mouth-watering degustation at world-class steakhouse, Black Hide by Gambaro; and a progressive dinner of signature dishes from The Star Gold Coast’s dazzling dining portfolio; plus Moët & Chandon High Tea, Paint & Sip with Bacardi, Wine, Cheese & Bubbles ticketed events against the backdrop of one of Brisbane’s most iconic historic buildings, and the hottest homegrown music talent, live on The Lawn.
Serving up an unforgettable expression of Queensland flavour every day of the week, The Star Gold Coast and Treasury Brisbane are set to be the ultimate dining and entertainment destinations this autumn.
FOOD AND DRINK EXPERIENCES
The Star Gold Coast
● Nineteen at The Star Chef’s Showcase | The Star Gold Coast | 26 March–
30 April (excl. Easter Friday), Friday & Saturday lunch from 12pm |
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 indulgent feast starts with the restaurant’s signature oysters paired with a glass of Dominique Portet Brut Rosé, before a first course that features 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.
● Kiyomi Omakase | The Star Gold Coast | Select dates between 27 April–
1 May, 6.30pm | $195pp
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 – ideal for a cosy autumn celebration. With the intimate event accommodating just seven guests per seating, Chase Kojima and his talented chefs will be exclusively yours in this ultimate Japanese degustation.
● The Star Grazing Tour | The Star Gold Coast | 1–29 April, every Thursday
from 6.15pm | $145pp
Experience the very best of The Star with a four-course progressive dinner, enjoying signature dishes fromsome of the Gold Coast’s most popular dining experiences. The evening starts at Nineteen at The Star, with the second course at Garden Kitchen & Bar and the third course at Kiyomi. An Italian-inspired chocolate dessert at Cucina Vivo brings the tour to a sweet close, with a mystery post-dinner cocktail for those tempted to uncover the Gold Coast’s newest underground bar.
● Cucina Vivo Cork & Canvas | The Star Gold Coast | 10 April and 24 April,
from 12.45pm–3pm | From $99pp (booking fee applies)
Unlock your creativity at Cucina Vivo with an art class like no other. Expect an exquisite experience where art and appetites collide, accompanied by a delicious high tea and beverage package.
● The Lab Moët & Chandon High Tea | Treasury Brisbane | 27 March–
25 April, Saturday & Sunday from 1pm | $65pp (surcharge applies for
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.
● Black Hide by Gambaro Set Lunch and Dinner Degustation | Treasury
Brisbane | 23 March–30 April | $79pp lunch, $199pp dinner
Head Chef Thomas Mumford has crafted a new seasonal menu at the world-class steakhouse, available as a special set menu at lunch, or dinner degustation with the option to include matching Coravin wines. Treat your midday belly rumbles with a Lockyer Valley witlof and herb salad, your choice of wagyu skirt steak, wagyu rump cap or grilled market fish and finish with a peach and prosecco sorbet or grilled stone fruit and cantucci (Italian almond cookies). At dinner, the degustation menu includes Sydney rock oysters as an amuse-bouche before the angus eye fillet tartare for entrée. The main course is wagyu, available as a fillet or sirloin, with seasonal sides and dessert is a chocolate tasting plate.
● Wine, Cheese & Bubbles | Treasury Brisbane | 1 April, 5.30pm–7.30pm |
Discover a world of bubbles, culinary and wine delights throughout the Treasury Hotel and Courtyard. Sip back and relax as you embark on an indulgent two-hour journey of cheese sampling, wine tasting and bubbly with live entertainment.
● Paint & Sip with Bacardi | Treasury Brisbane | 18 April, 2pm–4.30pm |
Make like Monet and enjoy a two-hour painting session, cocktail in hand and cheese platter at the ready. What better place to enjoy a Sunday afternoon with friends?
LIVE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT
Live on The Lawn | The Star Gold Coast | 25 March–13 June, Thursday–Sunday | Free
It’s not just tastebuds that will receive The Star treatment this autumn. 40 Days of Flavour will also feature the best Australian sounds to satisfy live music cravings, with a weekly line-up of homegrown headline talent at Live on The Lawn at Garden Kitchen & Bar.
Held in partnership with popular Seltzer brand White Claw, this event will be a crowd pleaser and the perfect excuse to keep those summer festival vibes going. The line-up includes an acoustic soloist on Thursdays and Sundays, an R’n’B DJ on Fridays and headline acts alternating with James Canning and the Radio Metro DJs every Saturday as the sun goes down.
● Sat, 27 March – KLP
● Sat, 3 April – Northeast Party House [DJ Set]
● Sat, 17 April – Miami Horror [DJ Set]
● Sat, 1 May – Confidence Man [DJ Set]
● Sat, 15 May – Set Mo [DJ Set]
● Sat, 29 May – Bag Raiders [DJ Set]
● Sat, 12 June – Dirty South
SUNDAZE at Will & Flow | Treasury Brisbane | Until 30 April, every Sunday from 1.30pm | Free
Brisbanites can bask in glorious autumn afternoons as the change of season brings with it some of the river city’s best weather. There’s no better place to lap it up than overlooking the water at Will & Flow with live music, sumptuous seafood and seasonal wood-fired pizza specials and fresh sips, including a range of seltzers, spritz and sangrias, every Sunday.
● Dine at Home Easter Hamper | Treasury Brisbane | 1 April, 10am–2pm |
$75pp (Classic), $85pp (Deluxe) or $140pp including seafood upgrade
A spectacular Easter treat of the freshest locally sourced seafood, salads and dessert extravaganza, prepared by the Treasury chefs to enjoy in the comfort of home.
● The Lab Easter High Tea | Treasury Brisbane | 3 & 4 April, from 1pm |
$45pp, or $65pp with Moët & Chandon
Indulge in two-hours of mouth-watering macarons, sumptuous sandwiches and decadent desserts by Executive Chef Steven Jones, served in the sublime heritage setting of The Lab, with your choice of bottomless La Maison Du Thé French hand-crafted teas, or upgrade to Moët & Chandon.
● Chocolate Egg Delight | Garden Kitchen & Bar and Cucina Vivo | The Star
Gold Coast | 2–4 April | $20
This adults-only Easter treat is a sinful blend of chocolate, Baileys, Crème de Cacao and Butterscotch Schnapps, served with a mini egg.
Who needs a passport when the world’s best destination is on your doorstep. Starcation packages are the perfect excuse to soak up the very best Queensland has to offer and at these prices, there is no need to wait for an occasion for that special getaway.
The Star Gold Coast:
● Book from 15 March–31 May for stays 15 March–30 June 2021
● Spontaneous Starcation – From $189 a night (Sunday–Thursday) in a Superior
Deluxe Room at The Star Grand
● Stay & Save More Starcation – 20% off rooms or 35% off suites at The Star
Grand and The Darling. Package also includes welcome drinks and unlimited
● Signature Starcation – 30% off rooms at The Star Grand, plus a daily $50
dining credit, daily breakfast per registered guest, and late check-out
● Book and stay from 15 March–31 May 2021
● Stay & Save – 25% off all room types with complimentary drink vouchers and
unlimited in-room movies.
Option to add High Tea with complimentary upgrade to standard to Moët &
40 DAYS OF FLAVOUR
The Star Gold Coast | Treasury Brisbane
22 March–30 April
For more information on offers, or to secure bookings or tickets to your preferred 40 Days of Flavour experiences:
● The Star Gold Coast
● Treasury Brisbane
● Please note that surcharges apply to events taking place on a Public Holiday