Friday, 28 September 2012

Wharf Rd Restaurant & Bar presents Ricardo Zarate

The Crave Sydney International Food Festival is almost upon us - one whole month dedicated to great food, wine and celebrating the amazing work that chefs and restaurateurs get up to.

This year, our own celebrity chef (many claim that term, but this guy truly walks the walk) Luke Mangan will fly out Los Angeles-based chef Ricardo Zarate, winner of USA magazine Food & Wine's 2011 Best New Chef.

The Peruvian-born chef can be found at either of his restaurants in LA, Picca and Mo-Chica, as well as travelling the globe showcasing his own special brand of modern Peruvian cuisine.

Proving that the big international chefs don't just stay in Sydney, Ricardo will be heading down the NSW south coast to visit his good friend, chef and restaurateur Dave Campbell for some deep sea fishing...and to present a spcial one off dinner at Wharf Rd Restaurant & Bar, Dave's new restaurant.

The dinner is a collaboration between Ricardo and Dave and will feature the two of them presenting some parts of the meal together...right to the table!

Tickets are very limited, so get in quick if you're in that neck of the woods this October.*

Where: Wharf Rd Restaurant & Bar, 10 Wharf Rd, Nowra
When: Wednesday October 17, 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start
Cost: $110 pp, plus $50pp for matched wine and drinks
To book: or call (02) 4422 6651

The menu

Tiradito de Conchas con Erizo: scallop and uni tiradito with lemon aji-amarillo sea urchin sauce
Ceviche snapper, crispy quinoa and tomato, chilli salsa
Chupe de Cangrejo: Peruvian bouillabaisse with crab meat and raw quail egg
Salad of wagyu bresaola, slow poached duck egg and fried corn
Arroz con Mariscos: Peruvian seafood paella with salsa criolla
Barbequed wagyu with bread and bone marrow sauce, heirloom carrots and potato salad
6 hour wood fired milk fed lamb, chilli kisses, watercress, lemon pepper
100% Peruvian chocolate tart, ancho chilli, orange powder and peanut butter ice cream

* In the interests of clarity, let it be known that Dave Campbell and Wharf Rd Restaurant & Bar are much loved clients of Fooderati.