****Taste of Perth: Mother’s Day Giveaway****

Mother’s Day is fast approaching! On the 11th May 2014 to be exact! The Perth Food Engineers would like to celebrate this special day with giveaways to the Taste of Perth Food Festival next weekend, 2 – 4 May 2014! (more about the Taste of Perth Festival below)

Be in the run to win one of these three giveaways:

  • 1 x double pass to the Taste of Perth with $50 worth of Crowns (equivalent to $50 to be spent on food and beverage)
  • 1 x double pass to the Taste of Perth with $50 worth of Crowns
  • 1 x double pass with two complimentary drink vouchers from Rekorderlig Cider

Bring your beloved mother, or mother-in-law, or someone dear to you who’s like your mum to this ‘talk of the town’ festival, the first held in Perth this year.

How do you enter you ask? Just tell us why you love this special woman in your life so much and be in the running! Email your entries to the perthfoodengineers@gmail.com by Sunday, 27 April 2014 8pm, and we will notify the three who presents us with what we believe is the best entry on the same night! If permitted by the winners, we will also post the entries on our blog.

I do love a soppy story! 🙂 Send them in and pamper your mamma next weekend! Tickets and associated Crowns or Drinks can be used for any one session below:

Friday 2nd May 12pm – 4pm OR 5.30pm – 9.30pm
Saturday 3rd May 12pm – 4pm OR 5.30pm – 9.30pm
Sunday 4th May 12pm – 5pm

And now about Taste of Perth….

Check out PFE’s experience at the Taste of Perth launch event to gauge what it is all about! (click here!)

Taste of Perth Announces Its Star Attractions

Taste of PerthPERTH, WA: Perth is in for a treat this Autumn, as Langley Park’s stunning surrounds are transformed into foodie heaven for the world’s greatest restaurant festival, Taste of Perth, served up by Virgin Mobile.

As well as bringing together the latest, greatest and hottest of Perth’s restaurant scene all in the one location, there will be an array of interactive attractions and masterclasses giving guests the unique opportunity to interact with expert chefs, mixologists and sommeliers.
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Taste of Perth’s Event Director, Simon Wilson, says, “We are extremely excited to be announcing the stellar line up of foodie attractions at this years inaugural Taste of Perth festival.”
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“Whether you are a restaurant-lover, beer-connoisseur, chef-enthusiast or are simply looking for a fun day out with friends and family – Taste of Perth guarantees to transport its patrons to foodie heaven”, concluded Mr Wilson.
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The three-day event being held from the 2nd – 4th May, will also feature over 40 restaurant dishes and over 60 artisan producers, all of which is set to deliver a delicious day out. Restaurants include Co-op Dining, No4 Blake Street, Bib & Tucker, Nobu, Greenhouse, Silks, Print Hall, Lalla Rookh, Bistro Guillaume and el Público.

Taste of Perth’s key attractions will be as follows:

Taste Kitchen presented by Foxtel’s LifeStyle FOOD
Join River Cottage Australia’s Paul West, as seen on Foxtel’s The LifeStyle Channel, along with Perth’s top chefs as they share the secrets of their favourite dishes; offering tips and advice to those who are serious about food.  Watch the professionals cook up a storm with a series of pan rattling demonstrations that are sure to entertain. Demonstrations are free to attend.

Brookfield Place Table Talks
Take a seat at the Brookfield Place Table Talks and join chefs, producers, cocktail gastronomists and sommeliers in a series of innovative culinary discussions and ‘how to’ sessions. Led by a panel of experts from some of Perth’s leading venues, including the Print Hall, The Trustee, The Heritage, Choo Choo’s, Sushia, Bobeche and Bar Lafayette – the Brookfield Place Table Talks will teach you prized skills and expert knowledge from some the industry’s best.

Beer Hall
Sample a selection of local and imported beers in the ‘Beer Hall’.  There will be a series of free master classes held during each session, with free tastings of up to six beers and ciders. Meet the brewers and producers themselves in a guided class on how to taste beer & cider, learn about the brewing process and the ingredients found in beer, including malted barley, hops and yeast.

Sensology Presents ‘The Art of Cocktail Making’
Expert mixologists will take guests through a simple, step by step guide to making and serving some of the world’s most iconic cocktails, demystifying the art of cocktail making and turning visitors into the ultimate cocktail party host. Best of all, guests get to drink their very own cocktail masterpiece at the end of the class!

Lurpak®  Cookery School
Weave your Magic in a series of 30 minute cooking classes focused on simple, quality ingredients. Using Lurpak’s quality Danish butter, guests will learn how to whip up Minute Steak with Cafe de Paris Butter, Ravioli with Salmon in a Nut-Brown Butter Sauce, and the perfect Salted Caramel.

Rekorderlig Cider Bar
The custom built ‘Beautifully Swedish Rekorderlig Star’ will be a stand out attraction at the festival. It will showcase their Swedish winter favourites; Orange-Ginger Cider and Winter Cider, along with their entire range of delightful flavours.  Guests can sit back, relax and soak up the atmosphere while sipping on warm cider and listening to some great music.

Seats + Beats
In an alluring combination of food and music, Taste of Perth’s title partner Virgin Mobile will present ‘Seats and Beats’ – a non-stop entertainment bill of top-notch live bands and DJs performing to complement to the festival’s culinary offerings.

With the ‘Seats and Beats’ area, Virgin Mobile will invite people to sit back and relax on their comfy double deckchairs and plush picnic blankets, taking in the live music whilst enjoying the tasty food and drink delights of the event.  Virgin Mobile will also provide mobile charge bars to make sure you don’t miss the chance to capture any part of your Taste of Perth experience.

VIP Lounge
Add even more sparkle to your Taste of Perth experience with a VIP ticket, the ultimate pass to enjoy Perth’s premier restaurant festival. Not only will you get to experience the amazing line up of restaurants, chefs, producers and attractions, but you will enjoy VIP luxuries to make your Taste of Perth experience unforgettable. Taste of Perth VIP tickets includes: VIP priority entry, $30 worth of Crowns to spend ($50 for a Platinum VIP ticket), unlimited access to the VIP Lounge and 2 complimentary drinks.

Tickets for each session are now on sale via Ticketek, starting at $32 for a standard ticket purchased online.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.tasteofperth.com.au

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Twitter: @TasteofPerth
Instagram: @tastefestivalsaus
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Taste of Perth Fun Facts
  • Approximately 38,000 tasting plates will be served at Taste of Perth from a menu of 40+ dishes
  • 35,000 knives, 41,000 forks and 20,500 spoons will be used by Taste of Perth visitors, all biodegradable
  • Over 4,500 Oysters expected to be shucked by Jerry Fraser the King of Oysters
  • Over 150 portions of Fried Crickets & Artisan Mezca expected to be served by El Publico
  • Over 3,000 serves of Rotisserie Suckling Pig Slider from Bib & Tucker, 1,000 serves of Nonna’s Meatballs from Lalla Rookh and 500 slices of Chocolate & Beetroot Cake from Co-Op Dining,  will be enjoyed by Taste visitors
  • Approximately 2,000 glasses of Champagne will be poured at the Piper Heidsieck Bar by The Heritage.
  • 350 songs played by live bands at the Virgin Mobile Beats and Seats precinct over the weekend
  • Expected attendance of 15,000 foodies over 3 days

Narration by Miss L



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