Check out some of the 2017 tantalising sessions!  Come back soon to see what we are doing for 2018

 Relish Long Lunch 

The Relish Long Lunch returned in 2017 with a 4 course set menu from chefs located at popular restaurants around the Fraser Coast including The Vinyard, EAT @ Dan & Steph’s, Coast Restaurant & Bar and Cafe Muddy Waters. Enjoy your celebration of local produce and wine in the beautiful Heritage Listed Queens Park. Sit back and enjoy the soft sounds of local entertainment away from the main festival hub.  One of the only places for a sit down ala carte meal, with one session only - this is not to be missed!


Food & Wine Matching

Hill of Promise Winery & Cellar Door and Villa Cavour Bed & Breakfast have partnered to present you the perfect wine and food appreciation sessions. Send your taste buds into overdrive with a range of delicious wines with something on offer for all palates, paired with mouthwatering canapes made by Italian chef Rocco Turina. 

Bubbles on the Boat

Enjoy the very best of local sparkling wine aboard the Hervey Bay Boat Club’s vessel, Amaroo, accompanied by cheese platters, all while enjoying a relaxing cruise down the Mary River.

Bush Tucker Talk & Taste

Join the team from Kingfisher Bay Resort as they explore the taste of Australia and discover the delights of our native bush tucker. Rangers will present a selection of foods in their natural, raw state and explain where these foods can be found. The chef will then show you how to use these items in cooking and let guests have samples. 

 Beer & Food Matching

"Craft beer starts here" and so should you. Come sample the delicious offerings from the Bargara Brewing Company in the beautiful surrounds of the Criterion Hotel Beer Garden. Your host, Jack will take you through some of the Bargara Brewing Range matched beautifully to gourmet canapes created by Russell Czinege from Bay Fusion. All of their beer is made of 100% rainwater making their beers some of the cleanest tasting crisp beers on the planet.

Brie & Camembert Making

Join award winning, accredited permaculture teacher Elisabeth Fekonia for this workshop which will teach you how to make brie and easy Camembert cheese. Elisabeth is passionate about teaching people to help themselves to their own home food production. Attendees have the opportunity to assist with different steps in the cheese making process, sample the delicious cheeses and take home Elisabeth's recipes.

Sausage King Competition

The Australian Meat Industry Council and Relish Fraser Coast have teamed up to showcased a gourmet experience, exhibiting the local independent butchers from the Wide Bay/Burnett regions. The competition featured 6 categories of sausages and 2 categories of burgers that would make anyone's mouth water. 

Bond Store Tipples and Tales

If the walls could talk, the Bond Store would have plenty of stories to tell. Lucky for us, the Bond Store's Gauger had a few tales to share. Enjoy some delicious platters, ports, liqueurs and good company as the Gauger reminisces the Bond Store's good ol' days.