Some of Australia’s finest food and wine will be on the menu on Tuesday night, when some of Thailand’s most influential foodies sit down for the best feast Australia has to offer.
160 of Thailand’s most influential culinary experts, chefs, gourmet importers and distributors, along with representatives from the Australian and Thai governments, will join Australia at a Taste the Wonders of Australia dinner on Tuesday 1 November. It provides an opportunity to taste the true taste of Premium product.
Bangkok Private Chef Dining and Master Chef Thailand’s renowned Chef Khusing Decharoen and a team of budding chefs from the renowned MSC Culinary School have created a Thai fusion menu that highlights Australia’s finest food and wine.
The menu includes Australian seafood spicy fruit salad, roti and lamb rack curries, beef fried rice, grilled Australian mussels and grilled Australian rump cuts topped with Australian butter.
All Australian ties are properly ended with a soft sponge cake topped with classic Australian lamingtons, chocolate sauce, coconut flakes, mouse and ice cream topped with seasonal fruit.
“Thai cuisine is renowned for its use of fresh, high-quality ingredients. Michael Helleman, Senior Trade and Investment Committee, Austrade
Complementing the feast are some of Australia’s finest wines, perfectly matched to the unique flavors of Thai cuisine. Featured wines include Frankland River Riesling, Geelong Pinot Noir, Barossa Shiraz, Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon and Botrytis Semillon.
The event was produced by the Australian Food and Wine Collaboration Group which includes Dairy Australia, Meat & Livestock Australia, Wine Australia, Hort Innovation and Seafood Industry Australia.
The five organizations are united in a Team Australia approach to develop new export opportunities for Australian farmers and food producers.
This partnership leverages our individual strengths, expertise and connections in engaging with international markets.
Collaborative Group received a $500,000 Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation (ATMAC) grant.
Australian Food and Wine Collaborative Group targets four potential markets in Asia including Thailand, South Korea, Vietnam and Indonesia.
Thailand is Southeast Asia’s second largest economy and Australia’s sixth largest two-way trading partner.
This dynamic, consumer-driven market, with rising disposable income and increasing demand for imported food and beverages, offers many opportunities for Australian exporters.
Source: Austrade https://www.austrade.gov.au/australian/export/export-markets/countries/thailand/industries/fruit-and-vegetables