THE RYDGES POST

Drink/Dine,Event ian 10/23/2013

Sunday, October 27 sees the Tastings on Hastings Main Event – it is a huge day and here is the schedule for a day that includes heaps of entertainment, the Focus Spaghetti Eating Competition, children’s amusements and a charity coffee auction:

The Coast Front Realty RiverFront  Stage  Entertainment Schedule:

9.15am - Welcome to country – Uncle Bill

9.30am -  “Time – Out “St Agnes School Band

10.15am - The Mount Gambier Generations in Jazz Academy Big Band

11.00am - Mayoral Welcome

11.00am - Jordan Jive

12.00pm - Beaten Bodies

1.00pm - Cole Soul and Emotion (Lionel Cole)

2.00pm - Qantum Soul

3.00pm - Ollie Brooke and Co

The Clarence Street Wharf Stage: (Lower Clarence Street near the Wharves)

9.30am - Jordan Jive

10.45am - HATCH”

12.00 noon - Blue Hypothesis

1.30pm - Time – Out

2.45pm - Black Magic

THE SBS FEAST COOKING DEMONSTRATION PAVILION SCHEDULE

Three of Sydney’s top chefs Mitchell Orr (121bc), David Tsirekas (Xanthi) and Patrick Friesen (Ms G’s) will bring their highly praised international flavours to the SBS Feast Tastings on Hastings Festival in Port Macquarie on Sunday, October 27. They are joined in the SBS Feast Cooking Demonstration Pavilion by SBS Feast magazine Editor, Ms Alix Clark who will MC the appearances by these popular SBS Feast Chefs in Action.

For just $5 entry per session tickets include a tasting of the demonstration dishes, a Feast magazine and the opportunity, at each session, to win a kitchen appliance from The Good Guys including a Sunbeam Mixmaster, a Nespresso machine, a Toaster, a Breville Pressure Cooker or a Phillips Juicer.

10.30am - Local Champion, Craig Freudenstein from  XS Food

11.30am - SBS Chef in Action Mitchell Orr, 2010 Good Food Guide Josephine Pignolet ‘Young Chef of the Year’ (Italian)

12.30pm - SBS Chef in Action, David Tsirekas , Xanthi Restaurant 

1.30pm - SBS Chef in Action, Patrick Friesen, Ms G’s (Asian)

2.30pm - Local Champion , Eric Robinson, The Other Chef Fine Foods

 THE FOCUS SPAGHETTI EATING COMPETITION on the Town Green:

Join the creative Focus team for rollicking fun for the 2nd Annual Focus Spaghetti Eating Competition. There are heats throughout the day, a Celebrity Challenge and the Finals supported by sponsors Ricardoes Tomatoes and Cafe 66.

Heat 1 - 11.00am

Heat 2 - 12 noon

Heat 3 - 12.15pm

Heat 4 - 12.45 pm

Heat 5 - 1.00pm

THE FINAL - 1.45 PM

 NATVIA GOLDEN BEAN CHARITY COFFEE AUCTION

Want to add some of Australia’s leading coffee blends to your coffee selection then join us at the Natvia Golden Bean Charity Coffee Auction in the Focus Tent on Town Green with proceeds to the Tastings 2013 Charity, The Port Macquarie Youth Hub.

Join Auctioneer, Stephen Foye at: 

10.15 – 11.00 am     Auction One

11.30  – 12 noon      Auction Two

12.15 – 12.45 pm     Auction Three

1.15   – 1.45  pm      Auction Four

2.00   – 2.30 pm       Final Auction

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