Vivid Chef Series
Amplifying the energy and innovation at the heart of Sydney's restaurant scene is the Vivid Chef Series. This exciting new culinary experience pairs cutting-edge global chefs with iconic Sydney restaurants and chefs for a series of unique collaborative dinners that celebrate the incredible diversity and quality of NSW ingredients, and the talent of local producers.
The Vivid Chef Series includes:
4 June - 7 June
Jackson Boxer, owner of Brunswick House and one of London’s hottest chefs, will be teaming up with Hussein Sarhan of two-hatted Fred's for a series of future-gazing dinners that showcase the bounteous flavour of NSW ingredients and celebrate Australia’s native produce.
6 June - 9 June
Rishi Naleendra of Michelin-starred Cloudstreet in Singapore will be collaborating with his former mentor Brent Savage and the two-hatted Yellow team on a menu that showcases Rishi’s Sri Lankan cooking heritage and Brent’s cutting-edge approach to plant-based cuisine.
12 - 13 June
Embark on a culinary journey across countries, cultures and centuries. Prateek Sadhu of award-winning Mumbai restaurant Masque partners with acclaimed Sydney-based chef Nelly Robinson of Nel for a series of enthralling dinners celebrating childhood culinary memories and nostalgia that features influences from around the world.
13 - 14 June
Mitch Orr of Kiln, winner of Good Food Guide 2023’s New Restaurant of the Year, will be working with award-winning chef Jeremy Fox of LA restaurants Rustic Canyon and Birdie G’s for a series of dinners inspired by Jeremy’s roots in eastern Europe and Mitch’s genre-defying south east Asian 'Italian-ish' cookery, that champion hyper-seasonality and the art of simplicity.
14 June - 17 June
Vanguard of Zulu and Nguni cuisine, Mmabatho Molefe will be showcasing her sensational cookery in collaboration with the Head Chef of the highly anticipated Bar Morris across a menu that spans three continents, blending distinct cultures, flavours and roots for an experience unlike anything that has come before it.
Just as fusion sparks brilliance in nature, your palette will be treated to an exploratory journey of exciting dishes and pioneering flavours. Because despite our differences, food is the thread that unites us all.