“Heroes of the Shoalhaven” will be celebrated when Food Month brings together Shoalhaven’s finest chefs, cheesemakers, baristas, pâtissiers, brewers, winemakers, brewers, distillers, bakers and growers to offer you a diverse and sumptuous month.
During this celebration, maybe taste some of the great Shoalhaven wines at the cellar door, try locally handmade chocolates, buy organic vegetables at markets and taste some of our wonderful artisan-made breads and cheeses, plus workshops, cooking classes, long lunches, food trucks, hatted chef rivalry dinners and so much more!
Best of all it is so close, only two and a half hours from Sydney and Canberra, with some of the most picturesque locations in NSW. Come for the day or celebrate over the weekend, there is something across our five precincts for you to enjoy and discover.
Celebrating Local Food Month at Bangalay
During May Bangalay Dining will be curating a collection of unique dining experiences to celebrate the best of local South Coast produce.
Bangalay Special Oyster Menu
Bangalay Dining will be doing a special oyster menu celebrating 3-distinct farms/areas. Each oyster will be paired with a local ingredient garnish with an option to match wines with each.
Available during Lunch, Happy Hour and Dinner on the Weekends of the 6th, 7th and 8th of May (Fri-Sun)
Hyper-Local Tasting Menu
Bangalay Dining’s Tasting Menu for the month of May goes “hyper-local” as we celebrate local produce and focus on local vineyards.
Available for Dinner (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat)
Mid-Week Gourmet Escape Package
As the weather cools, the food & wine scene comes alive. Spend your days sipping the region’s best local wines, or exploring picturesque boutique villages sampling the South Coast’s amazing local produce.
Packages Starting from $600
Shoalhaven Celebration of Food Upcoming Events
Enjoy a decadent high tea experience with Decadence Cakes, Gifts & Treats – a local favourite amongst the Shoalhaven community for exquisite handmade cakes, patisseries, treats and more.
James Kitchen is an authentic Chinese restaurant located in the heart of Huskisson. Gather your friends for a long lunch and experiencing a Shanghai Tasting Menu – 5 courses of exquisite Chinese cuisine with sparkling on arrival.
Enjoy campfire drinks under the stars before enjoying a 3 course dinner in the treetop Gunyah dining room.
Terrara House is teaming up with Sydney’s iconic Italian restaurants – Ormeggio & Pilu for a “Coast to Coast” rivalry dinner.
Slow Food Berry to Jervis Bay are known for their ethical events. This time local produce will be smoked and cooked over fire for a wonderful shared meal. Experience the special atmosphere of Meroo Springs, the gardens, views to the escarpment and the iconic farm building where lunch will be held.
Celebrity chef dinner with Massimo Mele & Oatley Wines
Enjoy a delicious lunch, featuring local produce and carefully selected wines by one of Sydney’s greatest chefs, Peter Doyle and Willinga Park’s talented head chef, Luke Bow.
A feast for the senses, where our guests get to enjoy the sights, smells and flavours of open-fire cooking in lush surrounds.