Nigella Lawson returns to Margaret River Gourmet Escape

12 July, 2018 by
Annabelle Cloros

Nigella Lawson will return to the Margaret River Gourmet Escape alongside culinary greats including Rick Stein and Tetsuya Wakuda.

The festival will take place from 16-18 November and feature more than 45 events across 25 locations.

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Lawson will take part in events including Nigella’s Tea Party at Howard Park Winery and the Gourmet Beach BBQ.

Local chefs Matt Stone, Jo Barrett, Mitch Orr and Guy Grossi will be joined be international chefs including Louis Tikaram, Niki Nakayama, Skye Gyngell, Jack Stein, Julien Royer, Ashley Palmer-Watts and Monica Galetti.

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Feast in the Forest, Sunset, Beats & Bites, Fraser Gallop Estate Long Lunch and Dining by Twilight at Margaret River’s Secret Garden will return to the program.

Danielle Alvarez of Fred’s Sydney, Skye Gyngell of Spring London and Blair Allen from Amelia Park Restaurant will host a Spring Harvest Dinner celebrating local produce and seasonal cooking.

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Smith & Daughters 90s Trattoria Dinner will see chef and author Shannon Martinez of Melbourne’s Smith & Daughters transform the restaurant at Wise Vineyard into a vegan Italian trattoria.

Chow’s Table Chinese Feast will bring together Andrew Wong from London’s Michelin-starred A Wong, Victor Liong from Lee Ho Fook and Malcom Chow, owner of Chow’s Table in Yallingup.

Fishtales with Rick Stein at Wills Domain will discuss sustainable seafood with a menu prepared by Jack Stein and Seth James from Wills Domain.

Over the weekend of Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November (11am to 6pm), the Gourmet Village will be food and wine central with more than 120 artisan food producers, winemakers and brewers from around Western Australia, alongside visiting chefs and wine experts.

Tickets on sale from 18 July.