50 km Dinner
Saturday 11th @ The Pavillion
From 6.30pm | $140
The 50km dinner is the inspiration of renowned indigenous chef Mark Olive, founder of ‘The Black
Olive’ catering company in Melbourne and host of ‘The Outback Café’ television series. Look forward to experiencing his passion for bringing the vibrant colours and earthy tastes of ancient outback food to the dining table with this three-course producer showcase dinner, including matching wines.
Award-winning caterers Culinarius bring the experience to life as Mark fuses native and Indigenous Australian ingredients with contemporary cooking techniques to create a dynamic and unique food experience. Mark shares with guests on the night his approach to cooking, inspired by his childhood watching his mother and aunts prepare meals, to training with European chefs and working in acclaimed restaurants across the globe.
The menu features the best of fresh local produce from around the region including Crooked River
free range chicken and eggs, Schottlanders wagyu beef, Shoalhaven Gourmet Mushrooms, Flour
Water Salt hand-made sourdough bread, Pecora Dairy sheeps cheese, Buena Visa goats cheese and fresh vegetables from Mahbrook Organics and Mountain Range Farm.
Gluten free and vegetarian options are also catered for with dinner which includes welcome drinks and roving entrées.There will be six roaming entrees that will feature fresh local seafood, cheese and wagyu beef. The main course is based on organic vegetables, free-range meats. These will be paired with appropriate local wines and finished off with dessert.
More About Culinarius:
Culinarius is an award-winning catering company who’s accomplishments include Illawarra Business of the Year, Best Caterer in the Region three times, Best Corporate Caterer six times, Best Event Caterer five times as well as Best Wedding Caterer.
About Mark Olive
Mark Olive, known as ‘The Black Olive’ is Australia’s most celebrated and renowned Indigenous chef. He has been cooking for more than 30 years and his charismatic style and creative approach to food have developed him an esteemed reputation and a large following in Australia and around the world.
Mark has cooked and presented locally in Melbourne, across Australia and around the world and is in frequent demand to present and appear at food events, Indigenous celebrations and representing Australia’s vibrant culinary and cultural tapestry, right across the world.
Mark is also a host of cooking, lifestyle and travel shows, with his The Outback Cafe series televised in living rooms all over the planet. Mark has a passion for fusing native and Indigenous Australian ingredients with contemporary cooking techniques to create a dynamic and unique gastronomic philosophy. This has led to a remarkable international profile, and the creation of Black Olive Catering, an indigenous catering company in North Melbourne, Victoria.