NEWCASTLE FOOD & WINE EXPO

25-27 AUGUST 2017 – NEWCASTLE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

Cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs? Tick! Culinary presentations? Tick! 80+ Exhibitors? Tick! Free samples and tasting? Double Tick!
The Newcastle Food & Wine Expo has all the ingredients to tantalise your tastebuds – mark us in your calendar today.

Food & Wine Expo

The Food & Wine Expo is excited to bring gourmet food, exquisite wines and celebrity chefs to Newcastle!

Enjoy FREE tastings and samples from over 80 gourmet exhibitors inside the show. Businesses in all areas of food, wines, homewares and kitchenware come together to show you the latest products and ideas for you to try at home.

Food & Wine Expo

Enjoy free cooking demonstrations from Masterchef and MKR contestants, as well as demonstrations from some of Newcastle’s best local chefs. The main stage has all the latest recipes and cooking ideas for you to try at home! Grab a front row seat, sit back and relax and watch celebrity chefs create their favourite recipes. Don’t forget to grab a recipe card to take home with you!

Chefs to be announced…

Food & Wine Expo

Taste, sample and learn the appreciation for finer tastes. With non-stop sessions running throughout the expo, there is definitely something for everyone to indulge.

Food & Wine Expo

Your chance for an intimate dining experience with a Masterchef favourite in the Taltarni Dining Room! Enjoy a modern dining experience with Ben Milbourne, who will design the menu, prepare the meals and then join you for the full degustation. Taltarni matches wines to perfectly complement the courses. This is a great opportunity to get up close and personal (and learn some MasterChef secrets!)

2017 Newcastle Taltarni Dining Room Menu

On Arrival
Breads with Pukara Estate Oils
2012 Taltarni Brut

Starter
Beef Carpaccio with Creme Fraiche and Pickles
2015 Taltarni Blanc De Pyrenees

Entree
Pan-Seared Duck Breast with Cauliflower Puree, Baby Root Vegetable and Duck Jus
2013 Taltarni Sangiovese Cabernet Merlot

Main 
Slow Braised Lamb Shoulder and Grains, with Macadamia Cream, Truffle Crumb, Pickled Grapes and Red Onions
2015 Taltarni Old Block Shiraz

Dessert 
Bread & Butter Pudding with Lemon Cream and Berry Fluid Gel
2014 Taltarni Sparkling Shiraz

Brought to you by Taltarni.

Bookings are essential –  

Food & Wine Expo

The Kurrajong Kitchen proudly brings to you the #cheeseandlavosh experience. With commitment and passion since 1993 Ben & Karen have proudly baked this flatbread beginning in Kurrajong, NSW. Today, Australians choose Kurrajong lavosh with all their cheese experiences. Visit the Kurrajong Kitchen lane at the Newcastle Food & Wine Expo! 

Food & Wine Expo

NEWCASTLE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

Friday 25th August, 2017, Open 11am-8pm
Saturday 26th August,  2017, Open 10am-6pm
Sunday 27th August, 2017, Open 10am-5pm

Street Address: Newcastle Showgrounds, Browns Road, Broadmeadow.
Phone: 02 4921 2100 www.nec.net.au

Conveniently located six minutes from the centre of Newcastle on the Newcastle Showground. Access by car is via the main entrance off Griffiths Road. If travelling from the north or south of Newcastle, the F3 Freeway is only a short distance away. The Centre also has an on-site taxi rank and is only a short stroll to the Broadmeadow Train Station.

Food & Wine Expo

We are excited to announce Crowne Plaza as our major accommodation Sponsor for the Newcastle Food & Wine Expo!

Choose the harbour-front Crowne Plaza Newcastle hotel for ocean views and easy access to beaches and Hunter Valley golf courses and vineyards. Drink in views of the harbour as you sample Hunter Valley wines and a gourmet meal crafted from fresh Australian ingredients at the recently refurbished Seasalt Restaurant.

Newcastle Food & Wine Expo Sponsors…

TALTARNI
CROWNE
KURRAJONG
“KOFM”