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2012 BankSA Feast for the Senses

25 April 2012 6,148 views 2 Comments

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Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th April, 
11am – 5pm, Elder Park.

Tasting Australia has become Australia’s most significant food, wine and lifestyle event. Adelaide’s eight-day festival showcases top culinary talents and the best that the nation has to offer in food products and produce, wines, beers, hospitality and tourism. BankSA Feast for the Senses is the highlight of the festival, so don’t miss it!

Feast for the SensesOnce again, more than 30,000 visitors are expected to attend this FREE two-day extravaganza, which has a staggering 100 food and drink experiences on offer.

Besides the fantastic variety of food to purchase and enjoy by the river, there are also great wines, beers and other beverages to whet your appetite. There are also a number of special events to inspire and stimulate food lovers, span both days of the festival…

Selector Magazine is presenting Selector Word of Mouth, an entertaining feast of the spoken word over two days, that’s a must for those who are serious about their food and drink. It features panel discussions, debates and conversations featuring more than 50 national and international food, drink and travel authors and journalists; TV presenters; celebrity chefs and cooks; food producers, brewers and winemakers; restaurant reviewers; and academics.

Masters of Ceremonies for the event will be Joanna Savill and Ian Parmenter. Key participants will be: Maeve O’MearaStephanie AlexanderMatt MoranMark HixJeremy StrodeMatthew KempGuy GrossiMiguel MaestrePaul MercurioMatt StoneAnna Gare, Paul Diamond, John Lethlean, Dr Judy Carman, Senator Nick Xenophon, Professor Charles Spence of Oxford University, Simon Thomsen, Lyndey MilanMartin BosleyRichard Fox and more.

Feast for the SensesVery limited places are left for Kids in the Kitchen presented by San Remo where young people aged from 8 to 12 will take part in FREE hands-on cooking classes with celebrity chefs and cooks, to learn about the principles of simple and delicious food preparation with their cooking heroes.

Celebrities teachers include Paul MercurioMatt MoranPete EvansAnna GareMark HixStephanie AlexanderGeorge CalombarisMiguel MaestreGuy GrossiAdrian RichardsonJeremy Strode, Lyndey MilanMaeve O’MearaRachel AllenMatt PrestonPhilippe MouchelMartin BosleyMatthew Kemp and Richard Fox.

Sammy and Bella Jakubiak from My Kitchen Rules will be the Masters of Ceremonies and local cooking heroes include Maggie BeerSimon BryantAndre UrsiniPoh Ling Yeow and Adam Swanson.

You can see details of each session and book a place on TicketekVery limited places remain.

The Miele Chefs’ Showcase on the main stage will offer entertainment and demonstrations by a star-studded cast of celebrities includes George Calombaris, Matt Moran, Guy Grossi, Maeve O’Meara, Anna Gare, Paul Mercurio, Matt Kemp, Adrian Richardson, Rachel Allen, Miguel MaestreMark Hix and Jeremy Strode.

“The Miele Chefs’ Showcase is a free food spectacle on an open stage, using the finest produce, great recipes, all with giant screen coverage set against the stunning Elder Park backdrop – this is a must see event,” said Festival Director, Ian Parmenter. View the Miele Chefs’ Showcase event programme.

Feast for the SensesBankSA are proud to support this event and in addition are giving all their customers a free Tasting Australia wine glass. If you are a BankSA customer all you have to do is show your BankSA ATM or Credit Card at the BankSA stand to collect your free glass (one glass per customer), then you are ready to enjoy a fabulous day of entertainment.

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find information on all the Tasting Australia events at www.tasting-australia.com.au

Here’s a full list of exhibitors at BankSA Feast for the Senses!

Organic & Biodynamic Food & Beverages

Australian Harvest / Bio-Grape
B.-d. Paris Creek
Organic Federation of Australia
Wild Fox Wines
Willunga Hills Organic

Food Products and Produce

AR Premium Foods
Australian Native Bushfoods
Australian Native Food Indu