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Christmas Cracker: Pop-Up Restaurant with Bécasse & Champagne Mumm at Westfield Sydney

Christmas Cracker, a Christmas themed pop-up restaurant with a northern hemisphere Yuletide setting, opened on Level Three of Westfield Sydney this week.

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Christmas Cracker Pop-Up Restaurant

The highlight of the pop-up is the gingerbread bar, made with over 400 squares of gingerbread designed and baked by the Chef Justin North‘s Bécasse Bakery team.

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Gingerbread Bar

Combining food, festivities and bubbles with a shopping experience, Chef Justin North of Bécasse Restaurant has created a signature Christmas tasting plate called the Four Tastes of Christmas.

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The Four Tastes of Christmas

Miniature crab and prawn mayonnaise sandwiches, Macleay Valley suckling ham, a fruit mince pie and tropical fruit pavlova can be enjoyed with a glass of Champagne Mumm Cordon Rouge for just $15.

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The Four Tastes of Christmas with Mumm Champagne

On Friday December 9, the pop-up launched with the team from the reality TV show Bondi Rescue in attendance during lunchtime, offering shoppers and passers-by a photo opportunity.

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The team from Bondi Rescue at the Gingerbread Bar

Guests were served Mumm Champagne, sparkling mineral water with miniature crab and prawn mayonnaise sandwiches and fruit mince pies as canapés.

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The team from Quarter 21 with drinks

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Miniature crab and prawn mayonnaise sandwiches

Christmas Cracker - Westfield Sydney
Fruit mince pies

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Chef Justin North at the Gingerbread Bar

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David Jouy (General Manager of Bécasse) and Chef Justin North

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Close up of the hand-crafted gingerbread bar 

Christmas Cracker - Westfield Sydney

The Christmas Cracker pop-up restaurant is located on level 3 of Westfield Sydney, in the same location that held the Champagne Cube by Pommery Pop-Up Bar, and runs from December 8 to 28, 2011.

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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.

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