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A Lilydale recipe for a healthy teriyaki chicken bowl
A recipe for Asian-style mini burgers with coleslaw and satay sauce by Lilydale Free Range
A recipe for Chicken Banh Mi by Lilydale Free Range
It is no secret that Margaret River is a slice of foodie heaven but it can be a little overwhelming to pick the right place to indulge in a fancy degustation.
From the old and established to the new and undiscovered, ‘Your Margaret River Region’ has uncovered the ideal wine tasting weekend based on James Halliday’s 2019 Wine Companion Awards!
Western Australia Day is creeping up on us and it is a time to celebrate this beautiful state we call home, recognizing all the aboriginal history, early European settlers and the many from all over the world who have and continue to make WA their home.
To help you get started with the stuffing your face part of the long weekend we have listed the best places in Margaret River to indulge in sweets.
For a destination to truly be categorized in the top 14 places to visit “it needs to be experiencing a shift in the way it looks and feels” says Forbes.
The beautifully remote region of Margaret River has always encapsulated us with its iconic scenery, vineyards for days, clear blue waters and once a year in November our extraordinary food and wine festival.
The festival will include a program of events run over 10 days, starting with a weekend program in the Swan Valley, continuing in Perth during the week before concluding in the Margaret River wine region the following weekend.
The Gourmet Village is an unparalleled opportunity to showcase alignment with the world’s best chefs, leading brands and a platform that proudly promotes the unique and diverse region of Western Australia. We offer a variety of options to deliver your brand and products to our guests from pre-built stands to tailored marquees.
From family friendly Busselton to the serene Bunker Bay, we’ve got best beaches covered.
Be amazed by the incredible scenery of the region through all the wonderful lookouts, nature walks, cycle paths and mountain bike trails.
We reveal one of our favourite local, organic, artisan cheese producers
“Singapore, in many ways, is where it all really began for me” says Jack Stein. Our family had travelled in Europe and eaten oysters and other fruits de mer in Brittany and beyond but in 1985, on a trip to Australia when I was five, my love of seafood really took off. On a stopover […]
“I ‘borrowed’ this recipe from my time spent on a work placement in a lovely little restaurant called La Régalade in the 14th arrondissement in Paris” says Jack Stein. A man used to bring fresh truffles straight to the window of the kitchen, and the head chef, Bruno, would meticulously mince them for hours and […]
If Chardonnay is the Queen of Margaret River than Cabernet Sauvignon is the King!
In case you missed Singapore Airlines’ SilverKris Masterclasses within the Singapore Airlines Escape Garden at last year’s Gourmet Village, you may be interested in what’s involved in fine dining at 30,000 feet.
What to drink when you’re Not drinking®
For the first time ever, Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages is adding two organic drinks to its range. Introducing Sanpellegrino +Tea in two delicious flavours – Sanpellegrino Limone+tea (lemon) and Sanpellegrino Pesca+tea (peach).
The Gourmet Village, the heart of Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Westpac, will immerse guests in a rich food and wine experience when it returns to Leeuwin Estate Winery on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November.
The Gourmet Village, the heart of Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Westpac, will immerse guests in a rich food and wine experience when it returns to Leeuwin Estate Winery on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November. The Gourmet Village’s pop-up restaurants are always hugely popular and a chance for visitors to taste their way around […]
Not sure how you are getting to your events? check out all the buses we have available and how to book!
Food and wine lovers who missed out on first round tickets for the 2018 Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Westpac (Nov 16-18) are in luck – with the announcement of a brand new event, as well as additional tickets for several popular events that were previously sold out, due to overwhelming demand.
Vineyard Chicken with Roasted Kipfler Potatoes recipe by Lilydale Free Range Ambassador Tony Howell
A recipe for Buffalo Chicken Burger by Lilydale Free Range Tribe member, Hayden Quinn
A Lilydale recipe for chicken rissoles, apricots and pistachio, herb and sugar snap quinoa
A Lilydale recipe for dukkah crusted tenderloins served with labneh, cucumber and mint
A Lilydale recipe for lemon & oregano chicken tenderloin skewers served with fresh herbs & greens & garlic yoghurt sauce
A Lilydale recipe for lemongrass chicken breast steaks with chimichurri and cauliflower
“This is a dish from my girlfriend, Lucy, who is from a Sicilian family” says Jack Stein. Lucy usually makes this on a Monday, when we have a ton of green vegetables left over from the Sunday roast. You can use virtually any green vegetable. Be sure to leave the Parmesan rind in the pasta […]
Speak to one of our trusted partners now regarding a bespoke package for you and your guests to this years Margaret River Gourmet Escape!
No matter which season you visit Margaret River you are guaranteed to be welcomed with breathtaking scenery, internationally renowned wineries and some seriously jaw-dropping beaches.
What better way to impress your friends and family than with some freshly baked cookies. And trust us these delicious cookies won’t disappoint. Get Chunky is known for creating the most mouthwatering, over the top, chewy cookies and we have been lucky enough to get an exclusive recipe just for you to try at home!
Margaret River is a place of complete and utter beauty, and we are going to take you from A to Z the best of what this spectacular region has to offer!
Explore the wonders of Meelup Regional Park with a Wadandi Cultural Custodian and taste the bounty of native foods with Cape Cultural Tours launch of their NEW Aboriginal coastal catch and cook fishing experience!
Lilydale’s BBQ Piri Piri Butterflied Chicken with easy crunchy coleslaw is bound to be a family favourite!
Easter gives you the opportunity to explore and enjoy Margaret River over four full days, and trust us when we say even the extra two days of adventure will not be enough!
If you are anything like us here at Gourmet Escape HQ, Easter time is serious when it comes chocolate eggs!
Have a crack at Ben Milbourne’s Slow Roasted Beef Cheek with Braised Pearl Barley, Shaved Asparagus, Onion Jus, Charred Shallots, Puffed Wild Rice and Kale Chips
Impress the family with Andy Allen’s melt in your mouth Lamb Shoulder with Charred Herb Salad!
The wine, the food and the spectacular natural wonders of Margaret River make it possibly one of the most romantic places to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
Over the last 6 years, we have had a selection of talented chefs visit us in Margaret River showing off their latest recipes and sharing their top tips in the kitchen. It is now time to visit them in their own home ground and why not do it this Valentine’s Day when love is in […]
When it comes to 26 January, there is only one real way to celebrate the people, terrain and diversity that makes Australia, Australia
Check out some of our event highlights to get you through until next years Margaret River Gourmet Escape!
Visitors to Gourmet Escape will be the first in Australia to try the new Fever-Tree Aromatic Tonic Water, adding a splash of pink to the classic Gin and Tonic this summer.
Our 2018 star line-up & program has finally been announced and trust us when we say it won’t disappoint you!
Lilydale has officially announced its support of Gourmet Escape, as a proud sponsor of the Margaret River festival.
We caught up with Food by the Chef creator George Cooper and look what we found out!
We caught up with our WÜSTHOF Brand Ambassador Ben Knights and this is what we found out!
We caught up with our favorite chef duo Matt Stone and Jo Barrett from Oakridge Wines and this is what we found out!
Fancy a few ants garnishing your next cocktail?
No one ever complained about recreating this little one pot wonder!
Join renowned Canadian chef and heatseeker Roger Mooking(host of Food Network’s “Man Fire Food”) at The Safari Club, a rustic barn surrounded by pristine Marri and Jarrah forest.
We caught up with Canadian hunter-gatherer Michael Hunter from Antler Kitchen & Bar in Canada and this is what we found out!
We recently caught up with Matt Okine, who is hosting the Main Stage at the Gourmet Village this year. Find out what he had to say about his upcoming visit, his favourite cuisine and what song is guaranteed to get him on the dancefloor!
We have expanded our 2017 programme, introducing three new events and chef collaborations across the four-day food and wine extravaganza set in Western Australia’s spectacular southwest.
We had the exciting opportunity to meet with Shane Delia in his Melbourne based restaurant Maha and find out a little bit more about his interests, new restaurant and why he is excited for Margaret River Gourmet Escape!
We were lucky enough to get to sit down with Josh and find out a little bit more about his interests, new restaurant and why he is excited for Margaret River Gourmet Escape
The finest quality of seafood and freshwater fish around the world can be found in the perfectly clear waters that surround Western Australia. Whether you prefer enjoying a relaxed fish and chips by the clear blue ocean or relishing in the luxuries of lobster, marron or scallops in a fine dining restaurants, Margaret River has […]
When it comes to Australian produce, meat could be considered one of the resident’s best mates! Australian’s eat an estimated 93kg per year meaning we eat more meat than any other country in the world according to OECD-FAO 2015.
Our Top 5 Tips perfect for beginners wanting to give smoking a go
Celebrating 50 years of producing world class wines in Western Australia and the growers who started it all.
Eat the crackers! Our experts share their Top 10 Tips for visiting a winery.
Respected winemakers reveal the little secrets of the most popular white wine.
Founding estate in the Margaret River region, Moss Wood shares the ultimate vintage chart categorized by each grape variety.
The good things in life take time – if it’s truffles, we’ll wait!
Margaret River Gourmet Escape has taken out one of the nation’s top event accolades – Best Tourism Event – at the September 2016 Australian Event Awards on the Gold Coast.