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Al Brown returns to Western Australia in November for the Margaret River Gourmet Escape

Thursday 1 August 2013, 3:54PM
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Kiwi chef and restaurateur Al Brown will visit the world famous Margaret River Wine Region in Western Australia this November, to enjoy the best of the region’s food and wine experiences and as a guest chef at the Margaret River Gourmet Escape.


Following his recent trip exploring Australia in the popular show ‘Dishing up Australia with Al Brown’, this star studded event will see Al attending the event alongside other international chefs such as Heston Blumenthal, Rick Stein, Alex Atala, Sat Bains, as well as a Shane Osborn (St Betty, Hong Kong), Luke Dale‐Roberts (The Test Kitchen, Cape Town).


Margaret River Gourmet Escape is back from 22 to 24 November. This year’s event, presented by Siemens Home Appliances, will once again showcase an unparalleled line up of over 25 international and local food and wine celebrities in over 15 stunning bespoke locations and a premium focus on ‘the world’s best’.
Over this extraordinary weekend, Al will cook and host a delicious gourmet BBQ lunch on Saturday 23 November at the iconic Smiths Beach BBQ series alongside Perth local Hadleigh Troy of Restaurant Amusé.


He will also participate in an intimate Q&A at The Forager event held at a secret forest location on Sunday 24 November together with Alex Atala of D.O.M, Brazil. Al and Alex will be joined by local Wardandi man Josh Whiteland and chef Jock Zonfrillo, as diners enjoy a rare menu celebrating the unique and delicious native flavours of the region.


Al will also be at the Leeuwin Estate Gourmet Village across the weekend alongside Rick Stein, Heston Blumenthal, George Calombaris and many more chefs participate in live demonstrations, intimate Q&As and much more.


Margaret River is famous for its exceptional food and wine, but also boasts beautiful beaches, spectacular tall tree forests, cave systems, incredible surfing, whale watching and wildflowers, making it an extraordinary holiday destination.  It is also the perfect base from which to explore the natural beauty, unique attractions and the fresh produce of the South-West corner of Western Australia.

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