Cuisine Now with Tony Bilson and Doltone House
Doltone House has partnered with legendary chef and restaurateur Tony Bilson in bringing in a stelar array internationally acclaimed chefs – Michel Roux Senior from United Kingdom (3 Michelin Stars), Nicolas le Bec from France (2 Michelin Stars), Reine Sammut from France (1 Michelin Star), Philippe Mouchel from The Brasserie on Crown in Melbourne, Cheong Liew from Hilton’s Grange Restaurant in Adelaide, and Tetsuya Wakuda from Tetsuya’s in Sydney - to perform in a series of cooking master classes, dinners and demonstrations. The series of ‘Cuisine Now’ events coincides with the recent opening of the Doltone House Darling Island Wharf venue, which is to host the cooking master classes that run from January 11th to January 18th. The masterclasses involve each guest chef conducting a two-hour class where three signature dishes will be showcased and demonstrated in the kitchen. Attendees will get copies of the recipes used and be able to ask questions – a truly unique experience to experience and engage with some of the worlds best Chefs at Doltone House Darling Island Wharf. The 6-star green-star Doltone House Darling Island Wharf will also provide the venue for the Cuisine Now Gala Dinner on January 17th. This 700-guest event will feature a 6-course degustation dinner prepared by 4 Michelin star chefs, who will be aided by the Doltone House catering team, ensuring this is a culinary event of international standards. Chef James Viles, recently appointed as Executive Chef for Doltone House Darling Island Wharf, will spearhead Doltone’s culinary contingent in this spectacular event. In addition to attending a memorable gastronomy experience, guests of ‘Cuisine Now’ will get an opportunity to have a sneak peek at Doltone House ‘Gastronomia’ – a sumptuous emporium stocking a prestigious collection of premier food products. Guests will be the first to marvel and purchase from a plethora of delicatessen products, which ranges from hand-made pasta to biodynamic organic wines - and everything in between. Managing Director of Doltone House, Paul Signorelli, says: "We are thrilled to have just launched the newest member of the Doltone family in Darling Island Wharf. Our partnership with Tony Bilson, through 'Cuisine Now', cements our position as Australia's leading event space for the culinary cognescenti. For those lucky enough to attend, the event also provides a first glimpse into our new food emporium, 'Signorelli Gastronomia' " Doltone House Darling Island Wharf is the latest addition to the expanding Doltone House property portfolio, which also includes the Jones Bay Wharf and Sylvania Waters venues. In addition to its 800-capacity venue space, food emporium, and ‘Biaggio’ Café, Doltone House Darling Island Wharf also incorporates a live cooking theatre, which is set to launch in February 2010.