Journey into fashion extravaganza Humble spud gets chef makeover
Perth Fashion Festival 2017 faces Michaela Bennet and Teagan Desmond will be wearing metallic inspired WA and Australian fashion at today’s launch at Old Cloisters.
Ae’lkemi, Rachel Gilbert, Jonté, One Fell Swoop and Empire Rose are among leading designers that will feature at the launch this morning.
The theme of this year’s festival, sponsored by Community Newspaper Group, is ‘Journey With Us’.
Program highlights include 30th The Standard head chef Chase Weber recreated the humble potato several times over to launch WA Potatoes’ new campaign – Todatoes recently.
From local mussels in their shell to warm potato salad, egg yolk, pickle gel and crispy pig’s ear and potato mille-feuille, whisky soft serve with salted caramel chocolate ganache, Webber had special guests, including WA Potatoes chief executive Simon Moltoni, salivating with anticipation as each of the five courses were served.
Tony Pasquale (far left) with the winners of the match ball.