Foodie paradise coming to Margaret River

Published July 27, 2017 by Private Properties
One of the best events of the year is Gourmet Escape, the time when Margaret River locals mingle with celebrity chefs in a foodie heaven.

Imagine a weekend indulging in the best food and wine prepared by celebrity chefs from Australia and around the world. Imagine a setting where surf and sand meets lush rolling farmlands, big skies and the best wineries in the world. Imagine resting your head each night in a luxurious home where you can sleep off the food and drink of the day and be perfectly rested for another round.  Sounds good, hey?

Gourmet Escape is back in Margaret River with another terrific line-up of chefs, cooks, wine experts and events to inspire and encourage you to feast, sip and party the weekend away in one of the best settings in the world. Its billing as an ‘extraordinary weekend of food and wine’ is a little bit of an understatement in our opinion. It’s our favourite event of the year and 2017 is shaping up to be another unforgettable experience.

Top wine and food talent visiting Australia’s South-West

The biggest local, national and international star chefs are making the line-up, more than 50 in all, including:

  • Curtis Stone
  • Luke Nguyen
  • Rick Stein
  • May Chow
  • Matt Stone

Wine experts Jancis Robinson, OBE and James Halliday will be on hand to make sure you know how to match the perfect drop with each bite.

Amazing programme of events

Perhaps the real star of the show is the fabulous events calendar designed to embrace the landscape, show off the local produce and inspire you long after you’re cooking in your own kitchen.  The choice is amazing from the opening night beach barbecue to a nautical feast aboard a luxury cruiser on Geographe Bay, lunch in the olive groves or wine tasting in the best cellars in WA. You can spend the weekend eating, drinking, watching demonstrations, taking classes and rubbing elbows with top foodies and chefs.

Every appetite is catered for at Gourmet Escape, whether you’re into Latin American cooking, can’t get enough Asian food or crave the sophistication of European cuisine. The challenge is figuring out what events to attend because they’re all deliciously amazing.

Insider’s tip for Gourmet Escape

Tickets sell out fast so the earlier you can make your plans, the better. Tickets go on sale on Friday, 28 July at 12:00pm Australian Western Standard Time. You’ll want to purchase tickets for your first picks as soon as possible.

Once you have your tickets, you’ll want to make sure you stay in a private home near the action. Our homes are the perfect choice for Gourmet Escape because you can load up on fresh produce, the best meat and fish, awesome cheese and chocolate and arguably the best wine in the world. We’ll supply the kitchen so you can keep the food and wine experience going when you get back to your accommodation.

Accommodation for Gourmet Escape

Cap off your Gourmet Escape experience with a Private Properties booking. Our homes have stunning kitchens, so you can put your inspiration into practice, and comfy beds perfect for sleeping off a food coma. To book your own gourmet escape contact Private Properties on (08) 9750 5444 or browse our homes for availability.

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