Celebrity chef and OzHarvest ambassador Matt Moran and SA’s very own Poh Ling Yeow will host a delectable dinner later this month that will not only showcase regional South Australian produce but help feed Adelaide’s disadvantaged.
The Hearts of the Harvest dinner – the first evening event to kick off the renowned Tasting Australia calendar – is set to be a feast for all senses – with live tasting stations and a four course tasting platter menu created by chef Tony Hart of the Intercontinental and Rebecca Sullivan of Dirty Girl Kitchen.
The InterContinental’s ballroom will be transformed into an autumn harvest spectacular complete with long farmyard style table settings to celebrate the generous nature of South Australian regional cuisine.
OzHarvest Adelaide rescues surplus food from the food industry and delivers this good food to charities who feed people in need. Beginning in January 2011, OzHarvest Adelaide has already rescued more than 300,000 meals, which is the equivalent of 90,000 tonnes of good food. Founded in Sydney in 2004 by Ronni Kahn, OzHarvest has rescued more than 10 million meals nationally.
OzHarvest Ambassador, Matt Moran, said he’s looking forward to coming to Adelaide for Tasting Australia and also supporting the Tasting Australia’s Official Charity at the ‘Hearts of the Harvest’ dinner.
“OzHarvest does not only survive on the food industry donating excess produce, but it also needs money and in-kind donations to keep its truck on the road and continue to grow their fleet of bright yellow trucks crisscrossing the streets of Adelaide.”
Adelaide’s very own celebrity cook, Poh Ling Yeow, said the dinner would provide some gastronomical delights.
“The menu looks fabulous! It focuses on regional and seasonal South Australian produce such as Mutton Tagine with Ancient Grains, Marinated Spencer Gulf Prawns, Oxtail & Beef Cheek Daube with Truffled Mash, and Roast Autumn Vegetables with Pomegranate Molasses,” Poh said.
When: Thursday, 26 April at 6.30pm
Where: The Intercontinental Hotel, North Terrace, Adelaide
Tickets: $150 www.ticketek.com.au
More info: 08 8440 2111 or [email protected]
Photo of Poh by Tony Lewis.