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The unmissable moments of Regional Flavours 2019

The largest free food event in Australia is back for its eleventh year, highlighting Queensland’s vibrant food culture and showcasing over 80 stallholders from 17 different regions from renowned Queensland producers, artisans, graziers and chefs. 

Picnic Patch Regional Flavours

To be held at South Bank Parklands on 20 and 21 July, Regional Flavours weekend-long program will feature cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, food innovation talks and live music, all showcasing the unique Brisbane alfresco winter climate. 

You won’t want to miss a beat (or a bite) of this year’s event, so take note of these unmissable moments.

Hunting Club Regional Flavours

The Hunting Club presented by Australian Good Meat and The Charming Squire

Hosted by beer connoisseur, Matt Kirkegaard, The Hunting Club is everything you may think it is; a place to sit back and relax, while sipping on locally brewed beer and celebrating the best of Queensland’s meat and livestock industry. Become a master of meat, as The Hunting Club plays host to a handful of resident butchers sharing their knowledge on meat cuts, how to that perfect steak, carcass carving and barbequing.
This year The Hunting Club invites you to enjoy their extended hours, entertaining guests until 10pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with live entertainment from emerging local talent to take you into the evening. 

Main Stage Regional Flavours

The Main Stage presented by The Courier-Mail, Network 10 and goa

The beating heart of Regional Flavours is ready to provide attendees with two jam- packed days of live entertainment. The Main Stage, set within South Bank’s grand Piazza, will be home to cooking demonstrations from Australia’s most renowned chefs, book signings, celebrity-spotting and more!
The energetic and incomparable Miguel Maestre will again host the Main Stage program with guests including Matt Preston, George Calombaris, Gary Mehigan, Poh Ling Yeow, Dan Churchill, Justine Schofield, Reynold Poernomo and Ellie Bullen.

Queensland Taste Stage Regional Flavours

Queensland Taste Stage presented by The Courier-Mail

The best of the Sunshine state is waiting for you at The Queensland Taste Stage. Hosted by Queensland Taste editor Anooska Tucker-Evans, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from culinary ambassadors and watch demonstrations from passionate foodies, including Georgia Barnes, Matt Golinski, Javier Codina, Reynold Poernomo and Alastair McLeod, on practical and easy ways to cook tasty, seasonal Queensland produce at home.

eatSouthBank Stalls Regional Flavours

eatSouthBank Street Stalls presented by eatSouthBank

Your eatSouthBank favourites are returning to Regional Flavours to tempt you with a roundup of their most loved, flavoursome bites. From creamy pastas to juicy haloumi sliders, summery sorbets, chocolatey churros and more, there is certainly something on the menu to satisfy every tastebud and craving.
Make your way down Little Stanley Street sampling every delectable offering for no more than $8 a dish or less. Serving up a range of fresh, seasonal Queensland produce, we don’t doubt you’ll be back to sample more mouth-watering appetizers from these stalwart South Bank restaurants.

River Quay Regional Flavours

River Quay presented by eatSouthBank

Welcome to South Bank’s premiere destination for smooth tunes, indulgent eats and alfresco vibes. River Quay offers respite from the hustle and bustle of Regional Flavours, with a tantalising menu of tasting plates from South Bank’s five-star restaurants, Stokehouse Q, The Jetty, River Quay Fish, Popolo and Aquitaine- washed down with an alluring list of craft beers, specialty cocktails and premium wines. Open from 10am-7pm, guests will have plenty of time to unwind with a sundowner in hand, to a soundtrack of chilled beats from local DJs and emerging talent.

Future Food Regional Flavours

Future Food

Feed your mind at Future Food and discover what might be trending on your plate in 2050. Hear from experts and innovators as they share their trends and reveal their insights on the future of food industry, from functional wellness, adopting smart agribusiness technologies, embracing provenance and promoting the microclimatic advantages of Queensland’s enviable food bowl regions.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to wander through Innovation Alley to taste, analyse and critique the unique products developed during Brisbane Marketing’s Future Food Initiative’s Readiness Programs and cheer on competitors in the daily Grill to Till pitch presentations.

The Sound Society Regional Flavours

The Sound Society  

Park yourself up for an afternoon of live music set amongst the leafy surrounds of South Bank Parklands at Regional Flavours. From wind-down acoustic tunes to bouncy beats and jazzy soulful melodies, The Sound Society has you covered while you indulge on rich regional wines and fresh artisanal snacks from the surrounding stalls. Groove to the likes of bluesy multi- instrumentalist favourites Dave Orr Band, and tap your feet to the Indie-Folk sounds of emerging Queensland talent Leonie Kingdom, who will be performing her hit single Night Terrors; as well as coastal duo, The Dreggs, and much more.

Kids Collective Regional Flavours

Kids Collective 

Join Lenny and the Ants, a children’s book commissioned to raise money for OzHarvest, for a giant storytime and a range of crafty activities at South Banks Epicurious Garden. The edible garden will be turned into an interactive space for little food fighters to get their hands dirty harvesting tomatoes and planting vegetables. 

Check out the Regional Flavours website for more information about the event including stage performer details, performance dates and times.

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