Gabbinbar Homestead - Australia’s most popular wedding destination and winner of 2018 Queensland Caterer of the Year and East Street Kitchen - the Darling Down’s largest and most experienced off-premises caterer, will this year collaborate to deliver an exceptional dining event for the 70th Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers Qantas Gala Dinner.
The unique culinary collaboration will see head chefs, Bernhard Kohlhuber of Gabbinbar Homestead and Penny Hely of East Street Kitchen, work together to create a menu inspired by the Darling Downs reputation for country hospitality and world-class produce.
“We are really excited about our collaboration with East Street Kitchen for this year’s Qantas Gala Dinner. We share a vision to educate our guests about what our region has to offer, about sustainability and celebrating local produce,” says Bernhard Kohlhuber, Head Chef of Gabbinbar Homestead.
“We are looking forward to serving some spectacular dishes that highlight both teams’ culinary prowess and we’re really excited to create a fantastic evening.”
Guests will be taken on a sensory experience across the region tasting innovative flavours and experiencing unique ways of dining during six distinct courses. The menu will incorporate and feature locally-source produce from a range of providers including Borrowdale Pork, Bunya Cheese, UB’s Farm, Mort & Co, 9Dorf Farms, The Bakers Duck, Bunnyconnellen and Metiisto Artisan Chocolate.
“I fulfilled a lifelong passion for cooking when we launched East Street Kitchen, and two decades after completing my chef training, I am still passionate about delicious and beautiful food. I’m excited for our guests to enjoy our creations,” says Penny Hely of East Street Kitchen.
The drinks menu for the evening will feature a strong list of wines from Symphony Hill Wines and craft beers from Volcanic Brewing.
Tickets for the Qantas Gala Dinner can be purchased from the Toowoomba Carnival Of Flowers website. For any ticketing enquiries or if you've any query regarding your purchase please contact the TCOF support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Gabbinbar Homestead is a Toowoomba business committed to the highest standards of exceptional service and attention to detail.
Gabbinbar Homestead is renowned for delighting guests with the highest standard of hospitality on the Darling Downs and was recognised as Queensland’s best wedding caterer and overall best caterer at the 2018 & 2019 Restaurant and Catering Association Savour Awards.
East Street Kitchen is a boutique, full-service catering company based in Toowoomba that specialises in off-site catering services for events large and small to clients in regional South East Queensland, Brisbane, the Gold & Sunshine Coasts.
East Street focuses on delicious and familiar flavours presented in fun and unique ways with the aim to create food that a foodie will crave and a non-foodie will embrace.
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