It's a chance to digest a bespoke evening: a unique coming together of food, wine, stories and music.
We are rather proud to say that our Round the World Dinners are, well, quite unlike anything else anywhere.
First a selection of countries are sent to the chef. He chooses the five he would like to cook for and constructs a bespoke menu, with wines.
I then write the evening — stories about each place and its people, connecting them into one coherent experience.
And I work with composer and musician Steve Richter, who brings the stories and countries, the food and the evening, alive through sound.
We perform the story and music from each country before each course, and then the food is served. Five countries in one evening — it’s a heady mix of world travel and global thought and music. And it will be a particularly tasty mix on October 9.
We will venture to Central America. In Europe, we will visit and taste the food of a country with which many WA travellers are having a love affair. We will be going to the ice and snow. We will go to one of the most unusual parts of North America. And we will go to an ancient land of wonderful produce and classic, simple food.
No, of course, I’m not going to give away more than that at the moment. But I have Chef Costa Simatos’ menu in my hand, in which he has detailed the stunning dishes that will combine to form this five-course global extravaganza. His team at the University Club of Western Australia never fail to amaze.
The evening is also themed by the destinations that will be visited by the new “six star” expedition cruise ship Scenic Eclipse, which is due to be launched early next year. The ship will have two Airbus helicopters, seating up to six guests, and a U-Boat Worx Cruise Sub 7, a submarine capable of diving to a depth of 300m with seating for up to six guests.
Join us on October 9, to experience a rare world of food, wine, stories and music. Places are strictly limited to fit the bespoke fine dining restaurant at the University Club of Western Australia. Our last dinner there sold out quickly.
- October 9, 7pm-10pm
- The price includes a welcome drink; five bespoke courses; wine, beer and soft drinks; coffee and tea; and live stories and music.
- Registered Members: $145
- Gold Members: $115
- (It is $49 to become a Gold Member, with many other benefits, including a signed copy of Stephen Scourfield’s book Don’t Forget to Write, which has a retail price of $35.)
- The Club Restaurant, The University Club of Western Australia, Hackett Drive
- Plenty of free parking
Book at: westtravelclub.com.au/events
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