The Signature Series are hosted by the region’s finest restaurants and local chefs, who go all-out to impress with their creative take on the world class local seafood Port Stephens is renowned for.
This year’s tantalising line-up includes a four course degustation lunch at the Little Nel I Four course dinner prepared by My Kitchen Rules winners Matt and Luke I Moonshadow-TQC Cruise and three-course seafood lunch at The Poyers I Seafood and Semillon winemakers dinner at The Anchorage I Three course Italian lunch at Sienna's I Nine and Dine at Horizons Golf Resort.
HOSTED BY MOONSHADOW-TQC & THE POYERS Saturday 24th August I $105 pp - Take a magical cruise to Lemon Tree Passage where you will be greeted by the award-winning Chef Ludovic Poyer. Enjoy a specially designed seafood inspired 3 course menu featuring Seafood Bouillabaisse and a dessert of Marinated Fruit Sabayon with Grand Marnier. Bookings essential.
Board the cruise at 10.45am for a 11am departure and return arriving in Nelson Bay at 4.15pm.
HOSTED BY SIENNA'S PIZZERIA BAR & RESTAURANT Sunday 18th August I $60pp I Be part of a traditional Italian lunch hosted by Nonna Anna-Maria. The courses are focused around the local calamari slow cooked in a Napolitana sauce followed by dessert and Limoncello.
Bookings essential call (02) 4984 4900.
HOSTED BY HORIZONS GOLF RESORT Friday 9th August I $35 - $60pp – The Horizons Nine and Dine Love Seafood event includes 9 holes of golf with great prizes, followed by a seafood inspired dinner by Wats-on The Menu Catering. A great chance to play Port Stephens premier golf course, and experience seafood dinner celebrating locally sourced produce. Choice of dinner only or dinner & golf.
Bookings essential call (02) 4982 0474.
HOSTED BY EVVIVA CAFE Saturday 17th August I $90 - $120pp I My Kitchen Rules champions Matt and Luke bring their love of seafood to Evviva Café and Bar. Join them as they cook a 4 course seafood inspired set menu and share some behind the scenes stories from what was an unforgettable season of MKR. Choice of dinner only or dinner with paired wines.
HOSTED BY THE ANCHORAGE Saturday 24th August I $155 per person I Enjoy a superb 5 course Seafood and Semillon wine degustation, created by Executive Chef Michael Jenkins and perfectly matched with 5 outstanding Hunter Valley Semillons from Thomas Wines. Bookings essential.
Weekend Seafood & Semillon dinner, bed and breakfast package available from just $599 per couple. Book direct.
HOSTED BY THE LITTLE NEL Friday 16th August I $49pp I A four-course degustation lunch featuring the finest, freshly caught and prepared seafood, all sourced locally.