What’s on the menu at the BankSA Feast for the Senses This Weekend
With so much to eat, drink and experience at the BankSA Feast for the Senses, people are being advised to plan ahead to make sure they do not miss anything on the menu when it kicks off this weekend in Elder Park.
Hitaf Rasheed, General Manager, Events South Australia says the BankSA Feast for the Senses – held in Elder Park this Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm – is the largest public event of the Tasting Australia festival.
“The BankSA Feast for the Senses offers something for everyone, with plenty to eat and drink and the opportunity to be entertained by the Kids in the Kitchen presented by San Remo, Miele Chefs’ Showcase, Selector Word of Mouth and Dymocks celebrity book signings,” says Hitaf Rasheed.
“We expect up to 30,000 people to attend over the two days to sample the wonderful food and wine on offer including 100 varieties of produce, 40 different wines, 15 ranges of beer, cider and not to forget the best coffee.”
Leading chefs will be taking part in cooking demonstrations, children’s cooking classes, debates and book signings throughout the event including international names Mark Hix, Richard Fox, Rachel Allen, and Martin Bosley, Australian’s own Matt Moran, George Calombaris, Guy Grossi, Pete Evans and Stephanie Alexander as well as South Australian local heroes Maggie Beer, Andre Ursini, Simon Bryant and Poh Ling Yeow.
Nic Mazonne and Rocco La Bella, this season’s My Kitchen Rules runners up, will make an appearance at the Feast on Saturday 28 April.
Festival Director, Ian Parmenter, said that the BankSA Feast for the Senses has embraced another event taking place this weekend – Black Caviar’s race at Morphettville – with the race being shown live on the big screen at 3.55pm at Elder Park and a Black Caviar inspired dish will be available.
“The InterContinental Adelaide’s Executive Chef, Tony Hart, will garnish their Asian-inspired salmon dish with darkened salmon caviar for sale to the public, to add our own touch of Black Caviar to the day.”BankSA Managing Director Jane Kittel said the bank was proud to be partnering with Tasting Australia on a free public event that showcases the very best food and wine in a truly iconic South Australian setting at Elder Park on the banks of the River Torrens.
The schedules for all events taking place at the BankSA Feast for the Sense, as well as a site map and full exhibitor list, is available at www.tasting-australia.com.au
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