Margaret River Gourmet Escape
Brand new event as well as additional tickets due to overwhelming demand
Food and wine lovers who missed out on the first round tickets for the 2018 Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Westpac happening in November 16th to the 18th are in luck. A new event has just been announced and added to the impressive festival program sees much-loved food identity and festival headliner Nigella Lawson host the new Supper with Nigella at Xanadu Wines on Saturday 17th November from 8:30pm – 11:00pm. The event will feature a decadent menu of Nigella’s famous late night eats, Q&A with Kate Langbroek and surprises around every corner, making for an unforgettable evening. Tickets are on sale now which includes a pre-signed copy of Nigella’s cookbook, ‘At My Table’.
Nigella fell in love with both the event
and destination in 2016, and recently described Margaret River Gourmet Escape as a very special festival and life-enhancing experience. In addition to the new Supper event, she’ll take part in the iconic Westpac Gourmet Beach BBQ (Friday 16th November, Lunch and Dinner), Nigella’s Tea Party at Howard Park Winery (Sunday 18th November), as well as making appearances and a book signing at the Gourmet Village at Leeuwin Estate (Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November).
“I love the Margaret River Gourmet Escape crowd, it’s like hanging out with warm, like-minded people who create such a joyous and upbeat atmosphere… plus it’s hard to resist the extraordinary combination of outstanding natural beauty, wonderful food and produce and excellent wine,” Nigella said. Joining Nigella are 45 of the world’s biggest culinary stars including Rick Stein, Skye Gyngell, James Lowe, Julien Royer and Niki Nakayama, as well as Australia’s best culinary talent such as Guy Grossi, Luke Mangan and Guillaume Brahimi, who’ll head to Western Australia’s south west to collaborate with the amazing local talent and celebrate the world-class produce of the region.
The diverse program of events will see 45 food and wine events take place in more than 25 unique locations. From a pop-up Mexican Cantina, Vegan Italian Feast and Chinese banquet – to an intimate traditional Japanese dining experience, barbecues on white sandy beaches and feasts in the forest. Tickets are on sale now via gourmetescape.com.au.