Australia’s Top Chefs and Hospitality Talent Head to Far North Queensland for the Seventh Edition of Taste Port Douglas
Taste Port Douglas returns for its seventh edition from 10 – 13 August this year, delivering a smorgasbord of culinary masterclasses, signature dinners and unique dining experiences across the idyllic Far North Queensland (FNQ) resort destination.
Festival tickets go on sale from Monday, 5 June on tasteportdouglas.com.au.
Bringing together an all-star lineup of Australian chefs and hospitality talent with leading local producers and restaurants, Taste Port Douglas will dish out a curated program that excites the palate, making it the perfect culinary escape this winter.
“The seventh edition of Taste Port Douglas will be a culinary celebration like no other – visitors can look forward to a spectacular lineup of events, soirees and masterclasses hosted by some of the best talent in the country. We hosted over 10,000 visitors at Taste Port Douglas last year, many of whom travelled from overseas to be a part of the festivities. We cannot wait to welcome back interstate and international visitors to gather and feast with us once again over four action-packed days,” says Spencer Patrick, Founder and Culinary Director, Taste Port Douglas.
The complete program and extensive chef lineup will be announced next month, with talent to include Matt Preston, Guy Grossi (Grossi Florentino Melbourne, Garum Perth, Settimo Brisbane), Ben Williamson (Agnes, sAme sAme, Honto Brisbane), Laura Sharrad (ex Masterchef, Nido & Fugazzi Adelaide) and many more.
With Four Mile Beach providing an idyllic festival backdrop, over twenty main food and drink events will be on offer, including a vibrant festival village, the highly-anticipated long sea-side luncheon and gourmet adventures. A dynamic series of chef takeovers will play out at local haunts throughout Port Douglas, complemented by an exciting music and entertainment program for adults and kids alike.
Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas General Manager Steve Molnar says “We are thrilled to be the presenting partner to the festival again. With the best chefs arriving in Far North Queensland from around Australia, Taste Port Douglas cements the region’s reputation as Australia’s favourite tropical culinary destination. Steve continues, “Sheraton prides itself on being the ‘World’s Gathering Place’ by offering experiences that bring guests, visitors and locals together and we look forward to doing just that at this extraordinary event.”
Presented by Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, the festival celebrates the greater Port Douglas community and local businesses, solidifying the region’s position as a premier culinary destination.
Visit tasteportdouglas.com.au to learn more.