Culinary queen Nigella Lawson will headline the 2016 Margaret River Gourmet Escapes culinary extravaganza in November.
The best-selling author and star of Simply Nigella, will join more than 40 of the world’s leading food and wine personalities at the three-day event in the beautiful Margaret River region.
“I’m so glad to be returning to Australia and especially to a part of this food-rich country that I haven’t visited before. I can’t wait!" Nigella said.
Nigella will be joined by international guests Joan Roca from El Celler de Can Roca in Spain – which was named the world’s best restaurant in 2015, Dominique Crenn from Atelier Crenn & Petit Crenn in the US – who was named the World’s best female chef for 2016, along with national guests Mark Best from Pei Modern, Sydney and Melbourne and Peter Gilmore from Quay inSydney.
Food lovers will have a range of signature events to choose from as part of the festival's fifth anniversary, including a Gourmet Village, Feast in the Forest, Margaret River’s Secret Garden, showcase dinners, intimate master classes, and demonstrations from international and national culinary talent.
See the full program at www.gourmetescape.com.au
Dates: 18 – 20 November 2016
Tickets available through Ticketek from 11am, July 22 (AWST) – www.ticketek.com.au/gourmetescape