Home to spectacular views of Sydney's Walsh Bay with an approach to dining that focuses on fresh, locally sourced NSW produce, The Gantry Restaurant & Bar's Wine Dinner Series is a night well worth marking in your calendar. In collaboration with one of Sydney's favourite patisseries, Black Star Pastry, this month's dinner showcases the beautiful Orange region.
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The four-course set menu is matched with local drop from Orange's Swinging Bridge Winery and seasonal produce from the Central West NSW region. During the night, guests will be treated to shared knowledge from The Gantry's executive chef Chris Irving, Black Star Pastry's Eddie Stewart and Samuel Yeo, plus representatives from Swinging Bridge Winery.
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"We're really excited about our collaboration with Black Star Bakery and the program of wineries on board. It's the perfect way to bring excellent food, amazing wines and great company together," says Canadian-born Chris Irving, whose CV boasts cooking for the Queen, working as the Beckham's personal chef and a four-year stint with the Gordon Ramsay Group.
"It's wonderful to see an international chef such as Chris be so passionate about local New South Wales produce and wine," says Black Star Pastry's Eddie Stewart, co-mastermind of the more decadent portion of the Wine Dinner Series. "All the producers involved share similar values, priding ourselves on quality and sustainability."
The Gantry Restaurant & Bar's Wine Dinner Series will be held tonight from 6.30pm and tickets are $130 per person. Bookings are essential, but don't fret if you miss out - the dinner series returns next month on July 24, this time with a menu that heroes the Hunter Valley region's finest produce and wines. Head to thegantry.com.au for more details.