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Hush Serving Breakfast This Summer

17 November, 2016
Hush Breakfast

A Fremantle institution, Hush Specialty Coffee has been serving up quality coffee to its loyal clientele since 2008. Passionate about seasonality, owner Dan Leppard and his team are forever experimenting with new blends and methods to provide their customers with quality coffee all year round. Designed by Hush, the house blend is regularly tweaked and changed to reflect the best harvests of coffee available at that time. Leppard says it is best to think of coffee as food when it comes to understanding seasonality…

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2016 Big Bethanie Bake Off

8 November, 2016
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Western Australia’s Seniors and Youngsters Prepare to Bake Off Bethanie, one of Western Australia’s most well known not-for-profit aged care and retirement living providers, is preparing to fire up the hot plates as some of the state’s oldest and youngest foodies come together in hope of taking out top prize at the Big Bethanie Bake Off. Returning for a third year, the annual Big Bethanie Bake Off will take place live from Burswood Park at the Seniors Recreational Council of WA’s Have a Go…

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Share a Meal to Support Kids Living With Cancer

16 August, 2016
Dine and Mine

 Camp Quality launches its national fundraising initiative, Dine at Mine   Camp Quality, Australia’s most trusted children’s charity, has embarked on its national fundraising campaign Dine at Mine, combining Australia’s love of cooking with a campaign that has a big impact on kids living with cancer. The concept is simple, fun and exciting – share a meal with your favourite people and ask them to contribute what they would have spent on a meal out to Camp Quality. Easy, right? With a…

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New Menu at Foam Coffee Bar

4 August, 2016
Foam Coffee Bar

Foam Coffee Bar has taken Leederville’s vibrant café culture to new heights, unveiling an exciting new menu sure to satisfy even the heartiest appetite. Featuring dishes inspired by the freshest produce and hottest food trends, the menu also includes a nod to the original dishes which put Foam Coffee Bar on the map. “There are a number of reasons people come to Leederville – it’s a convenient spot for a quick bite to eat, a meeting with a client, or…

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Gascoyne Food Festival 2016

21 July, 2016
Gascoyne Food Festival

An unprecedented level of chef-talent will participate in this years Gascoyne Food Festival located in Carnarvon and Exmouth. Add the superior beef, seafood, fruit and vegetables plus the return of Carnarvon bananas and it’s assured that food lovers can’t afford to miss this iconic event to be held 11-14th August. All ticketed events are expected to sell-out yet again. The four day festival will feature the Chef’s Tour connecting chefs to growers, family-style gourmet dining with live entertainment at the BBQ on the Beach,…

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Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2016

18 July, 2016
Gourmet Beach BBQ

Nigella Lawson Joins Gourmet Escape’s 5th Anniversary Festival   Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Audi will have one of the world’s most impressive festival line-ups of chefs, wine and food personalities for its fifth year, with the announcement of the UK’s favourite TV cook and food writer, Nigella Lawson, as one of the international headline guests. Nigella will return to Australia for her first time at the three-day culinary extravaganza, from Friday 18 November to Sunday 20 November.  Tickets…

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Good Food & Wine Show 2016

28 June, 2016
Good Food & Wine 2016

Gary Mehigan and Adriano Zumbo to Headline at Perth’s Ultimate Foodie Day Out   The Good Food & Wine Show presented by Citi is set to return to Perth from Friday 8 July – Sunday 10 July with Gary Mehigan and Adriano Zumbo headlining the event’s stellar line up of Australia’s top celebrity chefs. The Good Food & Wine Show brings together the latest and greatest food products all in one place, from classic favourites to new discoveries. Popular Spanish…

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Melissa Palinkas – Only Local Will Do at Young George

21 June, 2016
Young George

Melissa Palinkas is a chef who knows her stuff. Her 23 years in the kitchen has seen her work as the Executive Chef at Mash Brewery, the Head Chef at The Cabin and also complete a stint in a London gastropub. Since June 2015, Melissa has been the part owner and Executive Chef at Young George in Fremantle. This is a restaurant that prides itself on it’s nose to tail ethos and use of local produce that’s farm direct. This…

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Sophie Zalokar Talks Local Produce

13 June, 2016
Sophie-Zalokar

Each year, new chefs are appointed as ambassadors of the local potato industry. Named Potatodors, these chefs are passionate about local produce and supporting the WA potato industry. Through Fresh Potatoes WA, Potatodors engage with local growers so they can get to know their producers. This includes growers providing samples of new varieties for chef feedback and working together to understand what chefs want and how growers can supply it. Sophie Zalokar, chef and owner of Foragers Field Kitchen and Cooking School in…

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Buy Local Program Now on Restaurant Menus

26 May, 2016
Buy West Eat Best

A State Government program championing the local food industry is now part of Western Australia’s restaurant scene. Agriculture and Food Minister Dean Nalder said restaurants which offered mostly locally farmed or fished produce could now join the ‘Buy West Eat Best’ program. “This buy local scheme, run by the Department of Agriculture and Food WA, has earned strong support from consumers and producers since it was introduced in 2007,” Mr Nalder said. “The popular green ‘Buy West Eat Best’ logo…

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