Bentley Restaurant & Bar, Sydney CBD

Citi has held an intimate media dinner at Bentley Restaurant & Bar, hosted by Bentley head chef, Brent Savage, along with McWilliam’s Senior Winemaker, Bryan Currie. The dinner was part of the launch of their Rethink Banking campaign.

Bentley Restaurant & Bar
Amuse: Roast Potatoes with Smoked Sour Cream & Chives 

Champagne Taittinger Brut Reserve was served on arrival before a cooking demonstration by Chef Brent Savage. Guests then sat down to a three course meal paired with McWilliams wines.

Bentley Restaurant & Bar
Honey Bugs, Sea Blight, Buttermilk

The entree, which was part of the demonstration, was a beautiful dish of blow-torched Honey Bugs, Sea Blight, Buttermilk ($25) paired with a crisp 2013 McWilliam’s Appellation Sauvignon Blanc from Orange in NSW.

Bentley Restaurant & Bar
Mulloway, Pink Turnip, Scallop Roe

From the mains, the Mulloway with Pink Turnip and Scallop Roe ($46) found its match with the lightly oaked 2013 McWilliam’s 842 Chardonnay from Tumbarumba in NSW.

Bentley Restaurant & Bar
Green Leaf Salad with Lemon Mustard Dressing ($12)

Bentley Restaurant & Bar
Violet Ice Cream with Cocoa Honeycomb and Blueberry

For dessert, the Violet Ice Cream with Cocoa Honeycomb and Blueberry ($20) paired well with the sweet honey notes of the 2010 McWilliam’s Morning Lights Botrytis Semillon from the Riverina in NSW.

The media dinner was held on 7 July 2015.

The Bentley
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
27 O’Connell Street
(direct access from corner of Pitt & Hunter St)
Sydney
www.thebentley.com.au

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Corinne Mossati is the founder and editor of Gourmantic. An avid scribe, she has taken pen to paper since the age of five. Her repertoire includes long works of fiction, short stories and travelogues. She is a winner of the GT travel writing competition, has judged the Australasian Whisky Awards and several cocktail competitions. She is also named in the Australian Bartender Most Influential List.

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