Childers set for a global feast

Isis Town and Country - - News - By BUND­ABERG RE­GIONAL COUN­CIL

PRE­PARE your taste­buds for a tour of the world at this year’s Childers Fes­ti­val, whether you’re in the mood for scrump­tious savouries or out to sat­isfy your sweet tooth or keen to try some­thing ex­otic.

The 94 food ven­dors who have al­ready con­firmed their at­ten­dance at next week­end’s fes­ti­val will have some­thing for ev­ery­one.

The flavours will be inspired from re­gions across the globe. from Thai­land, Tur­key, Greece and Ger­many and ev­ery­where in be­tween.

Gourmet Cala­mari owner Jim Wens­ley is no stranger to the Eat Street Mar­kets in Bris­bane and Eu­mundi Mar­kets on the Sun­shine Coast but he trav­els the 200km to take part in the Childers Fes­ti­val.

“We’ve been com­ing to the Childers Fes­ti­val for at least seven years. It’s good fun and there is al­ways a re­ally good crowd,” Mr Wens­ley said.

Keep an eye out for the Childers stall­hold­ers who’ll be serv­ing up a treat on the day. in­clud­ing Childers Scout Group, Childers Com­bined Ser­vices Club, Good­wood State School P&C, Bam­boo­zled, Icy Cold Lemon­ade, Mam­mino Gourmet Ice Cream and Organo Gold.

The Bund­aberg Nepalese com­mu­nity will also be selling tra­di­tional Nepalese fare in sup­port of earth­quake vic­tims.

The 2015 Childers Fes­ti­val will see some food ven­dors set­ting up from Satur­day, July 25, and the all 94 food ven­dors set to line the streets on Sun­day, July 26.

Jim Wens­ley We’ve been com­ing for at least seven years. It’s good fun.

PHOTO: PAUL BEU­TEL

LEFT, TASTEBUD TREAT: The Childers Fes­ti­val will be a food­ies’ de­light.

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