The Pick n Pay Taste of Durban in association with Orbit Sugarfree Chewing Gum, will feature these amazing chefs and restaurants:
Marcelle Roberts from Café 1999
Louise Potgieter from Havana Grill
Jackie Cameron from Hartford House
Chris Glocke from BAR-BA-COA Argentinian Grill and Butcher Boys
Themba Mngoma from Little Havana
Tony Kocke from elements café at The Beverly Hills
Lucy Markewicz of Freedom Café
and popular Indian restaurant Amaravathi Palki
Also look out for the Pick n Pay Chef’s Theatre which will feature live demos and cook-off’s by the featured Taste of Durban chefs, as well as many others.
Guest chefs include Erica Platter, Jacquie Rey, Xanthos Giannakopoulos from the Durban Country Club and Brendan Newport from Craft Trattoria.
The Pick n Pay Wine and Canapé Experience is an interactive area where guests can learn to create simple, stylish canapés and how to pair each of them with a range of wines to complement and balance flavours.
The LINDT Studio will have their Master Chocolatiers on hand creating delicious LINDOR truffles and fresh pralines.
Simply Asia and Singha Beer Experience will provide a unique Thai dining experience with food prepared by authentic Thai chefs from the Land of Smiles.
Asara will release some of their Vineyard Collection and speciality range wines at the Asara Bistro Box, which will be paired with a selection of gourmet burgers and chocolates.
The Consol Mixology Theatre is an interactive studio where visitors learn how to master the art of mixing seasonal cocktails.
The Castle Milk Stout Experience sees SA’s premium stout making its first appearance at this year’s Taste of Durban.
The Sevruga Sushi & Sparkling Lounge will be offering various sushi and wine pairings for visitors to enjoy.
Entertainment will be from top Durban musos Zaffa and Wallace Nock.
Popular brothers Rob & Garth Warren (Zaffa), will play on Friday and Saturday, while the versatile Wallace Nock, is entertaining during the Sunday lunch session.
The Kidz Zone presented by Classy Party Planners, is the perfect place for you to leave your children for the afternoon sessions – children under 12 have free entry to the event and you’ll pay R40 per child for a two-hour period. They’ll enjoy craft activities such as sand art, colouring, painting, scratch cards and card decorating, as well as face painting, kiddies rides and slides.
-Friday 26 July: 18h30 – 22h30
-Saturday 27 July: 13h00 – 17h00 and 18h30- 22h30
-Sunday 28 July: 12h00 – 17h00
Tickets are limited and booking is recommended – for further information and bookings visit www.itickets.co.za or www.pnptickets.co.za
– Standard tickets cost R80 (includes entry & a tasting glass)
– Premium Tickets cost R180 (includes entry, R100 worth of Festival Crowns and a tasting glass)
– Taste Club House presented by DStv tickets cost R685 – enjoy the comfort of a private lounge that serves as your base for the show. The ticket includes fast-track entry to the show, a complimentary bar (wine, malt and soft drinks) in a private clubhouse to use as your base for the show, a free tasting glass, R150’s worth of Festival Crowns (the official Festival currency) and a fabulous Taste of Durban gift.
*Taste of Durban Festival Crowns
Crowns are the Festivals’ official “currency”, which can be purchased at the festival from the Taste Bank or Crown Sellers walking around the festival grounds. Visitors use these Crowns to purchase sample dishes and drinks from the various exhibiting restaurants, bars and exhibitors. Each Crown is worth R5. Change is offered in Crowns only.
WIN TICKETS TO ONE OF THIS WEEKEND’S SESSIONS AT TASTE OF DURBAN:
I’ve got 2 sets of double tickets to giveaway – all you have to do is comment on this post and tell me which restaurant you’re looking forward to sampling the dishes from!
Tweet @askashe for an additional entry.
Then leave an additional comment on this post with your twitter handle in it to qualify for your additional entry.
Only one post and one twitter post entry allowed per person.
Winners will be announced on Thurs evening this week and will be contacted by email on hiw to claim your tickets on Friday morning.
Winners will need to choose ONE session to attend for 2 people.
Good luck :)