Little Bites: August 2016

The latest bite-sized Gold Coast Foodie news 

High Tea at Twin Towns

Breezes Bar & Lounge has introduced High Tea from Friday to Sunday afternoons. High tea is served in Breezes accompanied by your choice of traditional teas, Moet champagne or espresso coffee. Indulge in delicate ribbon sandwiches, freshly baked warm scones with conserves and cream, luscious petit fours, macarons and tartlets, with some exquisitely delectable surprises interwoven into the stunning array. There are several High Tea options available starting at $35 pp. Bookings are essential.  Adults only.  Dress code applies. To book High Tea at Twin Towns call 1800 014 014 or visit twintowns.com.au for further information.

Jupiters’ Kiyomi Leaves Chef’s Hat On
Jupiters Gold Coast’s famed cutting-edge Japanese restaurant Kiyomi continues to go from strength to strength, retaining its prestigious chef’s hat at the 2017 Brisbane Times Good Food Guide Awards. Opened as part of the first stage of Jupiters $345 million transformation, Kiyomi serves a modern yet distinctly Japanese menu and celebrates the experience of shared dining with an ‘Izakaya-style’ menu and a beverage menu which includes a wide variety of Japanese tap and bottled beers, sake, shochu cocktails and Japanese whiskies.  Kiyomi is located on the lobby level of Jupiters Hotel & Casino and is open from 5.30pm, Monday – Saturday. To make a booking at the restaurant, please call: (07) 5592 8100.

Twin Towns ‘Golden Chef’ storms into Culinary Final

Recently Twin Towns shared the news that Banquet Chef George Jefferies had won a gold medal at the first Australian Culinary Challenge Regional Competition at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The golden boy has done it again; recently out-cooking some of the region’s best young chefs to cement his place in the finals of Australia’s longest running culinary competition, the Nestle Golden Chef’s Hat Awards. George competed alongside his team mate, Teri Jorgensen from Tweed Heads Bowls Club, and both have secured themselves a trip to Melbourne in September to represent Queensland South in the national final of the award, cooking-off live in front of show attendees in purpose built kitchens at Fine Food Australia. Follow George and Teri’s progress at facebook.com/goldenchefs

InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort (pictured) appoints Andreas Imre as Executive Chef
Renowned as innovators in the food and beverage arena, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort has strengthened its culinary position announcing the appointment of Mr. Andreas Imre as Executive Chef, commencing 25 July. Andreas brings with him an extensive career in luxury hotel kitchens, most recently at Sofitel Brisbane Central as Executive Sous Chef and with deluxe hotels in his native Germany, the US and the UK.

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