4 – 8 June 2022
Christine Manfield is one of Australia’s most celebrated chefs – a curious cook and a perfectionist inspired by the culinary melting pot of global flavours. As an award-winning author, her books – A Personal Guide to India & Bhutan, Dessert Divas, Tasting India, Fire, Spice, Stir, Paramount Cooking and Paramount Desserts have spiced up the lives of keen cooks everywhere. She regularly contributes food and travel features to magazines.
As one of Australia’s leading culinary ambassadors, her professional culinary life as restaurateur culminated in three ground breaking, highly acclaimed restaurants: Paramount in Sydney 1993 to 2000, East@West in London 2003 to 2005 and Universal 2007 to 2013.
Her diverse work portfolio includes mentoring and collaborating with chefs and industry colleagues, hosting pop-up events in Australia and overseas, national judge for the Delicious Produce Awards and the Appetite for Excellence Young Restaurateur Awards, consultant to Pearl Catering for specific events and in the past, Brand Ambassador for Byron Bay Cookies – developing new flavours to broaden their range and profile.
A love of spices and an understanding of the home cook’s need for authentically-flavoured, simple, sustaining food led Christine to develop the Christine Manfield Spice Collection range of spice pastes and condiments – widely available at retail stores throughout Australia (since 1999).
An inveterate traveller, Christine continues to broaden her global interests, hosting bespoke gastronomic tours to exotic destinations including India, Africa, Bhutan, France, SE Asia, Italy, South America and Tasmania.
Giving back is an integral part of Christine’s work portfolio and she lends her support to the following charities.
A clever and engaging food tribe that champion their excellent local resources bringing diversity to the plate.
It’s travelling off the beaten track to find this enticing place to stay that is so rewarding, to immerse yourself in the mesmerising landscapes and ancient indigenous culture, to fully appreciate the commitment to a sustainable environment and regenerating the land.
Experiencing the extraordinary beauty of Flinders Ranges and surrounding landscapes, exploring the hidden beauty of Brachina Gorge and being immersed in local indigenous history, finding a sense of place – all these experiences come together to make for a deeply satisfying outback adventure.
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