Cairns

Cooking Demonstrations

As a tour excursion, cooking demonstrations can be a fun and interesting option.

For incentive, conference and specialist groups we can arrange these services both in house or at a variety of outside locations.

Cooking Demonstration

Min. 12 pax
Perfect for partner programs and special interest groups. Our successful format is as follows:

Start Time : 10.00 a.m.
Our Chef will guide you through a history of Bush Tucker as you sample a variety of native spices and fruits, explaining their tastes, origins, commercial and traditional uses e.g. quandongs, Lilly pilli, Kakadu plum, bush tomato, wattle seed etc. We provide a bush food glossary and menu to keep and guests have an opportunity to purchase from our range of merchandise.

10.45 a.m.
Coffee break

11.00 a.m.
The chef will demonstrate preparing, cooking and presentation of several dishes that can be produced in the home. The chef would cover some professional hints and answer questions. Such dishes as Sugar cane prawn sticks, salt & pepperleaf crocodile and Wattle seed pavlova may be demonstrated. Guests join us in the kitchen for some fun and a learning experience. Recipes included.

12.30 p.m.
Guests sit down to a three course lunch with a half bottle of wine included per person. Generally the lunch is based on the food prepared during the demonstration so guests can enjoy what they have learnt.

Approx. 2.00 p.m.
Guests are free to purchase Red Ochre products and depart or stay and enjoy the ambience and fine wines throughout the afternoon.