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MEAT FREE FEAST: Masterchef Steph De Sousa is headed to town

Masterchef finalist Steph De Sousa is headed to Lake Macquarie next month to cook up a meat-free menu for the annual Feast For the Senses.

Council’s Manager Arts, Culture and Tourism Jacqui Hemsley said the event will be following current health guidelines to ensure a safe dining experience.

“We’ve moved from Speers Point Park to Rathmines Theatre to ensure a COVID-safe evening,” Ms Hemsley said.

“Current health guidelines stipulate a maximum of 30 people for outdoor events like this, whereas shifting it indoors with a comprehensive COVID-19 plan means we can accommodate more people.”

The over-18s feast boasts a three-course menu with live entertainment and organic wines by Tamburlaine Wines.

Steph De Sousa says the event will showcase seasonal, sustainably farmed and locally sourced ingredients.

“I’m really excited to show guests that you don’t need meat to create an amazing menu,” De Sousa said.

“The aim isn’t necessarily to make vegetarians out of meat-eaters – it’s to tip the scales just a little bit away from having meat on your plate every night of the week.”

Tickets for the Saturday 28 November event to be held at newly revamped Rathmines Theatre are $65 per person.

The event is expected to sell out quickly. Tickets can be purchased at eventbrite.com.au.

Written by Newcastle Live

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