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                                                                                                                                                   FOOD & WINE
                                                                                                                                                   A celebration of good food
                                                                                                                                                   and great wine around Australia
                            Wine makes a symphony                                                                                                  22–30 August 2009

                            of a good meal.
                            Fernande Garvin

                            Hyatt Food & Wine Week is a collaboration between some               For full program information and bookings visit
                            of australia’s leading hotels in a joint initiative to promote the       
                            wine industry in australia, and excellence in regional produce.

                            Hyatt regency adelaide, Grand Hyatt Melbourne,
                            Park Hyatt Melbourne and Hyatt Hotel canberra will be
                            conducting a series of spectacular culinary events from
                            22–30 august, 2009.

                            This years’ series of events, wine fairs, Master classes,
                            luncheons and landmark tutorials will bring together
                            distinguished chefs and wine-makers from around australia
                            and create a festival atmosphere for all to enjoy.

                            This brochure will give you a small taste of the events
                            on offer at Hyatt Hotel canberra.
Internationally experienced chefs to                               Sunday 23 August                                                             Thursday 27 August
contribute to the Hyatt Food and Wine Week.                        commence the Hyatt Food and Wine Week with a selection of local              Our Promenade café dinner buffet is laden with local produce and
                                                                   wineries and food producers offering tastings and special expo deals         menu items for a la carte diners. The food will be matched with local
                                                                   for purchase on the day. a perfect way to start your week of wine, food      beers and we include a complimentary beer on arrival. a selection
Under the watchful eye of Food and Beverage Director, Henrik       and fun! a Jazz Trio will be performing in the lavender courtyard to         of specially priced local beers will also be available on the day. in the
iversen, Hyatt Hotel canberra has drawn on the international       entertain you whilst you sample local wines and produce.                     Tea lounge taste a selection of locally produced beers from 6.00pm
experience of chef’s alesandro Pavoni and Jiju rajappan to                                                                                      to 9.00pm. complement your local beer with a share platter of food
ensure a successful week of local food and wine events.            Monday 24 August                                                             specially selected to bring out the fulsome flavour of the beers.

                                                                   Featured on canberra’s finest buffet in the Promenade cafe, is a
Our series of unique winemaker encounters, wine classes and
                                                                   daily selection of regional produce along with local wine specials and
                                                                                                                                                Friday 28 August
food and wine matching events will create a festival atmosphere
                                                                   selected wine flights. choose from the cold selection or indulge in          Our cooking master class is a unique opportunity to engage at
for all to enjoy.                                                  modern australian cuisine from the hot buffet and be sure to leave room      close quarters with alessandro Pavoni. The master class compere
                                                                   for the sumptuous dessert selection. Monday 24 august is also the            is local winemaker and food critic, Bryan Martin. Taste a selection of
                                                                   launch of the 2009 international riesling challenge.                         canapes on arrival and sample the three course master class food
                                                                                                                                                matched with a selection of fantastic local wines.

                  Henrik Iversen                                   Tuesday 25 August
                  Henrik has been overseeing the food and          choose to dine at canberra’s award winning restaurant aXiS, located
                                                                                                                                                Saturday 29 August
                  beverage operations at Hyatt Hotel canberra      in the national Museum of australia with stunning views across lake          This winemaker’s dinner is the culmination of alessandro Pavoni’s
                  and associated venues for the past five years.   Burley Griffin. Our two course lunch is $33 including a glass of selected    contribution to the Hyatt Food and Wine Week. combining local
                  Prior to his appointment in canberra, Henrik     wine, with $8 for a third course. The a la carte menu is available for       produce matched with the best of the local wines this impressive
                  was Executive chef at Grand Hyatt Melbourne.     lunch and dinner. The following wineries will be represented at lunch        four course dinner is for lovers of fine food and handcrafted wines.
                                                                   and dinner during the week on their allocated day.
                                                                   Helm Wines, capital Wines, nick O’leary Wines, collector Wines               Sunday 30 August
                                                                   and ravensworth Wines.
                                                                                                                                                What better way to commence your Sunday than with brunch
                  Jiju Rajappan                                                                                                                 at aXiS overlooking lake Burley Griffin and canberra’s leading
                  Jiju began his career in 1993 at “The Oberoi”    Tuesday 25 August                                                            attractions! listen to the jazz and taste the special signature brunch
                  located in the Oberoi Tower Mumbai, and has                                                                                   menu matched with a selection of superb local wines. if brunch
                                                                   Enhance your selection from the afternoon tea buffet with a glass of
                  since worked with many of the world’s leading                                                                                 is a little early for you, 10am to 3pm, there is a selection of local
                                                                   sweeter style riesling from the Shaw Estate Winery and Helm Winery.
                  hotel chains.                                                                                                                 produce freshly prepared on the barbecue for lunch on the lawns
                                                                   There is a tasting station and special offers on selected wines available
                                                                                                                                                outside aXiS. choose a glass of wine available from the local wine
                                                                   in the heritage listed Tea lounge. The afternoon tea buffet is available
                                                                                                                                                bar. Sit on the lawns on the southern side of the national Museum
                                                                   from 2.30 to 5.00pm. Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, tasty slices,
                                                                                                                                                outside aXiS whilst listening to our swinging jazz band.
                                                                   scones with jam and cream and a large selection of delicious cakes.

                  Alessandro Pavoni                                Wednesday 26 August                                                          Sunday 30 August
                  alessandro is Executive chef at Park Hyatt                                                                                    There is a spectacular array of local produce available on
                                                                   Enjoy a sparkling afternoon tea with French pastries, hosted by local
                  Sydney and he will be joined by the chefs from                                                                                canberra’s finest buffet with wine included. Sample a selection of
                                                                   sparkling winemaker, Greg Gallagher. included with your afternoon tea
                  Hyatt Hotel canberra and aXiS restaurant.                                                                                     premium wines from the canberra region as you taste your way
                                                                   will be a glass of sparkling and a tasting station with an introduction to
                                                                                                                                                through this truly spectacular buffet lunch. club at Hyatt benefits do
                                                                   the local sparkling by the winemaker. There are special offers on wines
                                                                                                                                                not apply to these events.
                                                                   purchased on the day.

                                                                                                                                                For full program information and bookings visit

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