Brisbane hosts delectable festival from 16-29 July
- delectable Brisbane is a new food festival showcasing Queensland’s best food, produce and musical talents.
- The festival takes place in Brisbane from 16 – 29 July 2012.
- The program comprises three parts - the GROW Series, SOUNDS Series and FOOD Series.
Brisbane is set to become a stage for Queensland’s food, produce and musical talent, when the inaugural delectable Brisbane festival kicks off from 16-29 July.
The 14-day program features more than 60 food, music and garden-focused events – a feast for all the senses, not just the tastebuds.
Culinary demonstrations by leading chefs offer the opportunity to experience a range of sustainable Queensland produce including vanilla from far north Queensland, Hervey Bay scallops and pork from the Toowoomba region.
At the Hub at the South Bank Cultural Forecourt, learn how to make the most of Queensland's seasonal produce first-hand from local chefs including David Pugh, Ben O'Donoghue and Alistair McLeod and interstate chefs including Matt Moran, Luke Nguyen, Damien Pignolet, and Matthew Evans.
The Hub will also showcase how to grow your own produce - with guidance and tips provided by Gardening Australia's Costa Georgiadis.
Savour music performances in the city’s South Bank precinct over nine days throughout the festival including an afternoon concert featuring the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
Apart from the ticketed events, there are also plenty of free activities, such as a 3D light show projection over the South Bank foreshore and landmark Wheel of Brisbane, gardening workshops and music performances.