Noosa Eat & Drink draws big names in 2020

12 December, 2019 by
Hospitality Magazine

An impressive roster of chefs and producers will take the recently re-branded Noosa Eat & Drink Festival to new heights in 2020.

The annual four-day festival will run from 14 to 17 May, with the programme release revealing a host of international and local chefs. Homegrown talents Alanna Sapwell (Arc Dining), Louis Tikaram (Stanley), Ben Bertie (Longtime) and Will Cowper (Otto Brisbane) will make the trip up from Brisbane. The team behind Sunshine Beach hotspote Sum Yung Guys are onboard too, as are local legends Peter Kuravita, David Rayner, Matt Golinski, Andy Davies and Chris Hagen.

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Dave Verheul (Embla, Lesa) and Ben Pollard (Supernormal) will rep for Melbourne, with Miguel Maestre, George Calombaris, Guy Grossi are also set to make appearances. Sydneysiders Neil Perry and Corey Costelloe (Rockpool Bar + Grill) round out the talent list, alongside Ben Devlin (Pipit), who’ll bring some norther NSW’s charm.

International headliners include Italy’s Carlo Cracco and Singapore’s Rishi Naleendra.

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On the drinks front there’s the Noosa Brewery Hop, a Brewery and Distillery Tour and the Noosa Gin Club, plus winemakers such as Vanya Cullen, Ten Minutes by Tractor and New Zealand’s Craggy Range.

For those interested in the nitty gritty, full program details are available here. Tickets are on-sale 13 December 2019.

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