Three very good reasons to go to The Curated Plate culinary festival in Queensland

Good Food presents The Legends Lunch as part of The Curated Plate.
Good Food presents The Legends Lunch as part of The Curated Plate. Photo: Supplied

A who's who of Australian and international chefs are set to make the Sunshine Coast sizzle this August – and we're excited to be a part of it. The Curated Plate culinary festival features more than 10 events over four days from August 8-11. So where to start? May we suggest these three very special Good Food dining experiences.

1. Good Food present The Legends Lunch

Good Food Guide Citi Chef of the Year Peter Gilmore (The Quay and Bennelong) is teaming up with Analiese Gregory (Franklin) to create an incredible three-course lunch, along with matched wines, held in the stunning surrounds of Yandina Station overlooking Mount Coolum on the Sunshine Coast's scenic hinterland.
Where: Yandina Station, Yandina Creek, Sunshine Coast
When: Thursday August 8
How much: $350
Tickets and info: The Legends Lunch at The Curated Plate

Good Food presents Seasonal Stars at Curated Plate.

2. Good Food presents Seasonal Stars

One of the world's finest chefs, Raymond Blanc (Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons) and two Australian-based prodigies, Alejandro Cancino (Lola's Pantry) and Troy Rhoades-Brown (Muse) will come together for a very special four-course dinner with matched wines.
Where: Restaurant on Mooloolaba Beach (The Curated Plate's custom built restaurant)
When: Thursday August 8
How much: $350
Tickets and info: Seasonal Stars at The Curated Plate

Good Food presents Wild Forage Dining at Curated Plate.

3. Good Food presents Wild Forage Dining

Join Japan's Zaiyu Hasegawa of Den (voted Best Restaurant in Japan, Asia 50 Best Restaurants 2019 and winner of 2019 Asia's 50 Best 'Chef's Choice Award), Chase Kojima of Sydney's hatted Sokyo and the Gold Coast's Kiyomi, and Matt Stone, joint executive chef of Yarra Valley's stunning hatted Oakridge Estate restaurant, for a (literally) wild four-course dinner using the best locally sourced ingredients from the Sunshine Coast.
Where: Restaurant on Mooloolaba Beach (The Curated Plate's custom built restaurant)
When: Friday August 9
How much: $350
Tickets and info: Wild Forage Dining at The Curated Plate

For a full rundown of events visit The Curated Plate website, August 8-11.