The Noosa International Food & Wine Festival SHOW DAY 1

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  • Location: Noosa International Food & Wine Festival Village, Noosa Heads 4567 Queensland

Grand Marquee from 9am
Finalists and winners of the delicious. Produce Awards and international producers show and offer
tastes of their products. Displays of top-quality cookware,
KitchenAid products, cookbooks and the latest ILVE appliances.

Main Stage
10 - 10:30am Main Stage Marque Restaurant NSW Mark Best
10.45 – 11.15am Main Stage Aria, NSW & QLD Matt Moran
11.30 – 12.15pm Main Stage Stokehouses VIC & QLD Ollie Gould, Nick Mahlook, Richard Ousby
12.30 – 1pm Main Stage MoVida VIC & NSW Frank Camorra
1.15 – 1.45pm Main Stage Four In Hand, NSW Colin Fassnidge
Auditorium 1
10 - 10.30am Auditorium 1 e’cco Restaurant QLD Philip Johnson
10.45 - 11.30am Auditorium 1 The McConnell Brothers Andrew, Matt and Sean McConnell
11.45 - 12.15pm Auditorium 1 From the Earth or Paddock Dan Hong, Morgan McGlone
12.30 - 1pm Auditorium 1 From the Sea or Dairy Josue Lopez, George Francisco
1.15 - 1.45pm Auditorium 1 From the Earth or Paddock Ben Williamson, Peter Conistis
2 - 2.30pm Auditorium 1 From the Sea or Dairy Ryan Squires, Cameron Matthews
2.45 - 3.15pm Auditorium 1 From the Earth or Paddock Shane Watson, Mark Jensen
3.30 – 4pm Auditorium 1 From the Sea or Dairy Andre De Laine, Tom Walton
Auditorium 3
10 - 10.30am Auditorium 3 Fast Thomas Robinson, James Brinklow
10.45 - 11.15am Auditorium 3 Fast Michelle Southan
11.30 - 12pm Auditorium 3 Fast Steven Snow, David Pugh
12.15 - 12.45pm Auditorium 3 Wine Tony Percuoco, Javier Codina, Katrina Pizzini
1 - 1.30pm Auditorium 3 Fast Sally Jenyns
1.45 - 2.15pm Auditorium 3 Fast Andrew Evans
2.30 - 3pm Auditorium 3 Fast Dominque Rizzo, Michael Jenkins
3.15 - 3.45pm Auditorium 3 Fast Annette Fear, Dan Jarrett, Graeme Twine
4 - 4.30pm Auditorium 3 Vito and Vannella Michael Dalton

Food, travel and philosophy are a huge part of our lives.
The Courier-Mail Annexe explores these topics.
11am - 11.30am Coffee more complex than wine, tea sommeliers or masters - are we just making this  too complicated? Don’t even mention food matching!
MC Anooska Tucker-Evans, Phillip Di Bella, Peter Forrestal, Anthony Huckstep,  Sharnee Rawson, Nicky Riemer, Ryan Squires
12pm - 12.30pm Restaurant Australia - an update.
MC Sharnee Rawson, Tourism Australia rep, Sue Bennet, Mark Best, Fiona Donnelly, Julie Gibbs, Wendy Hargreaves, John Hart, Shane Stanley
1pm - 1.30pm Travelling alone or with kids - hints for finding great places to eat
MC Kylie Lang, Mark Jensen, Peter Kuruvita, Christine Middap, Ann Rickard, Ryan Squires, Anooska Tucker-Evans, Sally Webb
2.15pm - 2.45pm Chefs’ round table - How is food and dining philosphy affecting restaurant menus.
MC John Lethlean, Dennis Atkins, Mark Best, Frank Camorra, Ryan Clift, Clayton Donovan, Meena Throngkumpola, David Thompson, Josh Emett
3.15pm - 3.45pm Producers the new heroes - a reignited love affair with chefs
MC Sharnee Rawson, Martin Boetz, Alex Herbert, Cameron Matthews, David Moyle, Graeme Paynter, Julie Shelton , Kacey Walker

Admission to wine sessions - 2 food/wine tickets (includes wine tastings)
10.30am - 11.15am Bubbles
MC Frank Wilden, Ed Carr, Adam Carnaby, Joel Pizzini, Shin Saito, Ben Tolstoshev, Tom Wallace
11.45am - 12.30pm Victoria Wines
MC Frank Wilden, Adam Carnaby, Michael Dal Zotto, Nathan Hughes, James Irvine, Lach McLean, Darren Patterson, Steve Webber
1pm - 1.45pm South Australia Wines
MC Peter Forrestal, Victoria Angove, Reid Bosward, Elena Brooks, Dan Coward, Matt East, Alex Trescowthick
2.15pm - 3pm Queensland Wines
The two amigos present their favourites.  Ken Gargett, Tony Harper
3.30pm - 4.15pm Qantas epiQure – Back Vintage
Hosted by Qantas epiQure

This is your chance to critique these culinary experts as you taste their ‘Picnic Food’. The People’s Choice Award will be decided by popular applause. Assisting the critics will be chefs Paul Baker The Botanic Gardens Restaurant (SA), Rhys Connell Sepia (NSW), Matt Merrin Jam Corner (QLD), Spencer Patrick Harrisons (QLD), Nick Street-Brown Coast (QLD), Chris Thornton Mason (NSW), Aaron Ward Sixpenny (NSW).

Lizzie Loel The Courier-Mail
Elizabeth Meryment The Sunday Telegraph
Matt Preston delicious. & MasterChef
Dan Stock The Herald Sun
Simon Thomsen
Necia Wilden & John Lethlean The Australian
Simon Wilkinson The Adelaide Advertiser

Berardo’s Seafood Shack Tim Montgomery/Gene Quinlan
Café Le Monde Oliver Carruthers
Crawdaddy’s Andrew Davenport
Embassy XO Joo Kim
Gaston Bar Bistro Daniel Penfold
Locale Daniel Mosedale
Rickys River Bar + Restaurant Braden White
Sails Paul Leete
Sweet Things Tim Montgomery
View on Little Hastings Street Michael Jenkins

NB – After 4pm there may be a limited range of dishes available
Other Food Kiosks: Embassy XO, Woodfire Australia, Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service*
*Note - Food purchased from the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service will be a full donation to this service.

SHOW DAY 1 Please help the Festival support the Westpac Lifesaving Helicopter Rescue
Saturday 16 May 2015
Festival Village gates open 9am; close 7.30pm
Breakfast Kiosk 9am - 11.30am
Di Bella Coffee Espresso Bar from 9am
Festival is an all-weather event

Saturday Admission Tickets
Cost includes admission to Festival Village, Culinary Exhibition with food tastings, choice of 20 Celebrity Chef Cooking Demonstrations, 
lifestyle discussions in The Courier-Mail Annexe and live entertainment.
SESSION 123 General Admission - $40 per person*
SESSION 124 General Admission - $20 per accomp. child under 18* (under 5 free)
SESSION 125 GOLD PASS - $140 per person, includes entry to VIP Hospitality Pavilions,
 preferential concert seating and 6 food/wine tickets (value $48)
NOTE: In 2015, No food/wine tickets included in General Admission. *Food/wine tickets available for purchase - $8

Noosa International Food & Wine Festival
14, 15, 16 & 17 May 2015
Various locations
Noosa Heads
For the latest up to date information of what is on, program, ticketing, who's coming and more vist the Noosa International Food & Wine Festival site.
From seafood lunches along Noosa’s attractive beachside to hinterland food trails, the 2015 program will tempt travellers to ‘make the most of the moment’



Noosa Food & Wine :
PO Box 1612, Noosa Heads
07 5447 5666
Noosa Food & Wine

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Noosa International Food & Wine Festival Village, Noosa Heads

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