We’re all about TASTE and by taste we mean this year’s TASTE of Kingscliff & the Tweed Coast’s 10-day foodie extravaganza. With over 15 events to choose from (not including the activities that will be at TASTER@SALT), there’s just so much to do, see, drink and taste. So, we’ve put together a greatest hits list just for you. To see all the other events, check out their events tab on Facebook.
The Euphoria of Spice - FINS Restaurant, Kingscliff
23 years of award winning, sustainable seafood is the motto of FINS restaurant which is emphasised by Fins’ philosophy and commitment to organic produce and the very best local, line caught fish and seafood. You can put their words to the test at their TASTE event, The Euphoria of Spice where Chef, Steven Snow will take diners on a 4 course journey through the use of spice. The menu will be paired with Balter Beer and will feature the likes of saffron and King prawn consumer, Mauritian style seafood chilli sambal and a chocolate and chilli bavarois with cardamom ice-cream to finish. Only $89 pp and to book, call FINS directly on 02 6674 4833 and see more information here.
A La Carte Golf Day – Chinderah Golf Course
How could this game be possibly improved? Simple. Food, beer, wine and cider! Get a team of four together and meet up at Chinderah Golf Course for 9 holes of golf with a licensed TASTE station on course, canapes and competition prizes at alternating holes. After the game, reconvene at the 19th hole and enjoy a light cocktail style lunch with drinks. Numbers are strictly limited, only $150 per team, to book see direct link here and for more information check out the event here.
TASTE’s signature dining event, Taste of Opera – The Lake Cabarita
Spoil yourself at this stunning location overlooking the Cudgera Lake at this year’s Signature Dinner destination to be presented by local Chef, Jenny Zwemer. The Cudgera Lake offers a superb gastronomic experience through the world of Paleo inspired preparation and cooking. An inclusive four course menu will be served, starting with canapés on arrival followed by a three course sit down meal. Matching wines with be paired and provided by ‘The Grape Connection’ including their unique and delightful range of organic and preservative free wines. Taste of Opera acts as the finale to a successful fortnight of dining experiences that have been on offer during the 10-day TASTE festival. The event is only $139 pp, book direct here and for more information see the event listing here.
Harvest Tweed – Formal Dinner with a Rustic Feel – Caldera Restaurant
Set in the red-clay of Cudgen, this year’s Black Tie Dinner will take your tastebuds on a journey from the Caldera to the sea. A panoramic palette of the valleys of contrast, the menu will encompass a selection of local produce and flavours of cultural significance. This dinner will be presented at Kingscliff Tafe’s restaurant Caldera and is only $40pp, book direct by phone on 02 6674 7242 and see more information about the event here.