Australia’s Most Exciting New Culinary Festival

The Curated Plate is a new food festival on the Sunshine Coast from 5-18 August, featuring the best chefs from Australia and around the world. Celebrating the relationship between chef and producer, in the picturesque surrounds of a region famed for its vibrant produce, The Curated Plate encourages guests to immerse themselves in the flavours foraged from organic and sustainable practices and enjoy once-in-a-lifetime dining experiences.

The debut program welcomes international guest chefs Raymond Blanc OBE (UK), Zaiyu Hasegawa (Japan), Monique Fiso (New Zealand) alongside Australian-based talent Peter Gilmore, Analiese Gregory, Clayton Wells, Matt Stone, Chase Kojima, Darren Robertson, Alanna Sapwell, Nelly Robinson, Troy Rhoades-Brown plus several more talented local chefs, foragers and producers.

Download the full program.

The Food Fair at Cotton Tree Park

The Food Fair at Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore, is a three day food festival, featuring hands on masterclasses, cooking demonstrations and talks from interstate and local guest chefs, showcasing the world-class produce that hails from the Sunshine Coast. Register now for free entry, alternatively there will be a $5 entry fee on the day for adults (children under 16 get free entry) with 50% of proceeds going to our charity partner, Rural Aid. Visit our FAQs page for more information including how to get to the event.

The Curated Plate Restaurant on Mooloolaba Beach 

Built exclusively for The Curated Plate, the custom-built coastal chic Restaurant on Mooloolaba Beach is hosting a range of fine dining and fun dining experiences from 8-11 August, and is the closest restaurant you can get to the Pacific Ocean, making these events the hottest tickets in town.

Events include Good Food presents Seasonal Stars, Good Food presents Wild Forage Dining (SOLD OUT), A Regional Evolution (SOLD OUT) and Urban List presents The Elements Long Lunch. Find the restaurant south of the Mooloolaba Surf Club and get in quick because tickets are selling fast!