Variety of Chefs Gala Dinner Returns for 2017

The Variety of Chefs Gala Dinner is back for 2017, a charity dinner featuring five of Sydney’s best chefs to raise funds for Variety, the Children’s Charity.

Variety of Chefs
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The line up of chefs features (L-R) Dany Karam of Black, Buddika Gunawardana of The Star, Gabriele Taddeucci from Balla, Brian Logan from Sokyo, and Justin North (not in photo) Hotel Centennial.

The event will be held at The Star on Saturday 27 May 2017 with more than 400 guests expected. The evening will be hosted by Sylvia Jefferies and Tim Ross with entertainment by Australian rock icon, James Reyne.

Here’s a sneak peek at the delicious menu that will be served on the night.

Variety of Chefs Gala Dinner

Canapés – Salmon Sashimi with pickled wasabi salsa, Asparagus tempura with edamame dip, Tempura Prawn Sushi Roll by chef Brian Logan from Sokyo paired with Richland Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir from Calabria Family Wines.

Variety of Chefs Gala Dinner

Alternate Entrée: Risotto with saffron, scampi and zucchini flowers by Chef Gabriele Taddeucci from Balla paired with Richland Chardonnay from Calabria Wines.

Variety of Chefs Gala Dinner

Alternate Entrée: Seared yellow fun tuna, salad of Queensland spanner crab, young coconut and Vietnamese dressing by Chef Justin North from Hotel Centennial paired with Richland Pinot Grigio from Calabria Family Wines.

Variety of Chefs Gala Dinner

Fillet grass fed Angus, smoked potato, broccolini, charred onion, iberico crumbs and sticky shallots sauce by Chef Dany Karam of Black paired with Richland Cabernet Sauvignon from Calabria Family Wines.

Variety of Chefs Gala Dinner

Bittersweet dark couverture cream, bergamot sorbet, coconut caviar with roasted almonds by chef Buddika Gunawardana of The Star paired with Three Bridges Botrytis Semillon from Calabria Family Wines.

Tickets to the Variety of Chefs Gala Dinner cost $300 each with proceeds going to Variety – the Children’s Charity which empowers Australian children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs to live, laugh and learn. Variety supports over 1,200 families in need every month through the provision of vital equipment and services.

What: Variety of Chefs Dinner
When: Saturday 27 May 2017
Time: 6:15pm – 11:30pm
Where: The STAR – 80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont NSW 2009
Cost: Tickets start from $300 and can be purchased here

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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.