Don’t miss Parramatta’s Eat Street Sunday
Church Street Parramatta
Good food and a selection of live blues music will stop traffic on Sunday 10 October 2010, from 12noon to 6pm, when Parramatta’s famous culinary haven – Eat Street section of Church Street – will move from its usual restaurant activity and hit the street for Eat Street Sunday.
Eat Street Sunday will offer a delicious assortment of tantalising cuisine cooked by some of Parramatta’s best chefs at various market stalls throughout Church Street and kitchen-themed entertainment for kids that will keep the family occupied.
“Eat Street Sunday is a wonderful community event that engages our restaurateurs and provides an opportunity for us to showcase our City’s popular dining area,” Parramatta City Council Lord Mayor, Cr John Chedid said.
Celebrity chef and Ready Steady Cook regular, Janelle Bloom will host the food stage presenting live cooking demonstrations alongside some of Parramatta’s best chefs. Janelle will reveal fun ways to get the kids involved in the kitchen and show parents how to prepare healthy and delicious treats for kids.
A central outdoor music stage will entertain audiences and showcase an attractive line-up of popular blues musicians and bands who will perform live throughout the day, including: Grant Walmsley and his band the Agents of Peace; Foreday Riders; Ray Beadle Trio; and Ngaiire.
The Eat Street Sunday program includes:
12.35pm Celebrity chef Janelle Bloom from the TV show Ready Steady Cook will demonstrate quick, easy meals for the kids.
1.05pm Butterfly Skye will cook a unique and tasty crunchy cricket stir-fry and other creepy-crawly surprises for the kids.
1.35pm Adam Marrone, head chef of The Bite restaurant, will cook up a delicious seafood casserole 'Zuppa Di Mari', joined by Anthony Jeffrey of Robert Oatley Vineyards with an assortment of Wild Oats range of wines to match seafood.
2.25pm Robert Back, head chef of Meat & Wine Co. restaurant, will serve up a sizzling pepper crusted fillet on the bone, grilled to perfection served with potato croquette and an oven roasted tomato.
3.15pm Kevin Crouse, Co-owner of Mars Hill Café, will blend the perfect espresso using Jumping Llama Blend coffee exclusive to Mars Hill Café.
3. 55pm Adam Marrone, head chef of The Bite restaurant, will create a tantalising traditional Italian desert Tiramisu.
4.10pm Peter Tenner from the Bavarian Bier Café will whip up a delicious vegetarian German dish 'Spatzle' with garlic mushrooms, oven roasted cherry tomatoes served with herbed yoghurt.
4. 35pm Nando’s professionals will show you how they prepare their world famous Portuguese style flame grilled PERi PERi chicken.
Entry to this event is free and it will take place exclusively on Church Street, which will be closed to traffic between Phillip and Market Streets.
For the full Crave Sydney International Food Festival program visit; cravesydneyfoodfestival.com.au
Eat Street Sunday, presented by Parramatta City Council and the NSW Government through Events NSW, is part of the Crave Sydney International Food Festival offering 31 days of extraordinary food experiences throughout October.