Chef, Restaurateur, TV presenter, Author, Consultant, Surfer, Fisherman and Family Man.



 

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Coming Up

MARCH 2017

3-17 March, 2017 – Southern India Culinary Immersion with Peter Kuruvita

In 2017, join me for an unforgettable adventure to India.

Experiencing true culinary immersion, this 15 day / 14 night tour, designed with MTA Mobile Travel Agents, will dig deep into India’s culinary rich South – Chennai, Puducherry, Thanjavur, Madurai, Thekkady, Kumarakom, Kochi and Hyderabad.

A small group tour of 14 people along with Peter and a local English speaking guide, the tour feature a mix of stunning upmarket hotels and boutique heritage properties.

Journey with me into the heart and soul of the deep south exploring the stunning states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Hyderabad – the city of pearls, learning about the diverse cultures, cuisines, and way of life of the people who make up the rich tapestry of South India!

There will be plenty of opportunities to experience Southern Indian cuisine and culture through cooking classes, market and street food tours.

Download the Tour information for Southern India Culinary Immersion with Peter Kuruvita

And read the Detailed Itinerary for Southern India Culinary Immersion Tour with Peter Kuruvita

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For booking, email or call Kirsty Thomas-Thoeun on +61 477 002 235 / kthomas-thoeun@mtatravel.com.au

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MAY 2017

20-23 May, 2017 – Noosa International Food and Wine Festival

Long Table Lunch: Sat 20th May 12.15pm
Peter Kuruvita and the Noosa Beach House bring international favours to the table with a three course menu featuring dishes from amazing destinations.
Served al fresco along iconic Hastings St
$110 – 3 courses with wine

Subcontinental Voyage with Adam D’Sylva & Peter Kuruvita: Sat 20th May 6.30pm
Our very own Peter Kuruvita will join forces with Melbourne’s Adam D’Sylva from Tonka & Coda restaurants to take you on a gastronomical journey of the subcontinent. Combining the flavours and spices of Adam’s Indian heritage and Peter’s upbringing in his Grandmothers kitchen in Sri Lanka, the menu will showcase Peter and Adam’s modern approach to an ancient cuisine
$210 – 4 courses with wine

Sunday Lunch with Peter Kuruvita: Sun 21st May 12.30pm
With a stunning menu influenced by his extensive travels across the globe, Peter Kuruvita will take you on a gastronomical journey to remember.
$90 – 2 course set menu with wine

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FEBRUARY 2018

February 2018 – My Sri Lanka Tour with World Expeditions

I am thrilled to once again be traveling back to Sri Lanka, this time with a new group of adventurous foodies thanks to World Expeditions.

This 13 day trip will expand your horizons, both those of taste, and cultural experience. We go deep into the heart of my home country, where you’ll experience real Sri Lankan cuisine, cooked by those who love it most.

You can read about my previous tours to Sri Lanka by clicking here: Sri Lanka with Peter and World Expeditions

If you would like to join me on this life-changing adventure, book now!

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PAST EVENTS

FEBRUARY 2017

14 February, 2017 – Valentine’s Day at Noosa Beach House

Spoil that special someone with a delicious degustation menu, or enjoy a la carte service with free BYO!

Valentine's Degustation Dinner Noosa Beach House

14 February, 2017 – Valentine’s Day at Flying Fish Fiji

Nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like dining on the beach in paradise with your toes in the sand. We are offering a special menu to celebrate the beauty of Fiji and the one you love this Valentine’s Day. Booking are available via email: restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com

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23 February, 2017 – Seafood From The Heart at Noosa Beach House

Sustainable seafood is a passion for Peter and on February 23rd, he will bring that love to life in a one-night-only event of Seafood From The Heart at Noosa Beach House!

This event will celebrate the bountiful sustainable seafood available to us in Australia and highlight the importance of sustainable cuisine.

Spaces are very limited and this event will sell out so call Georgina on 07 5449 4771 to book your tickets!

23 February - Seafood From The Heart

28 February, 2017 – Premiere of Openair Cinema at Flying Fish Fiji

Starting on February 28th you can enjoy your favourite films like never before… Pick up some delicious dinner at one of the nearby food stalls and kick back on the sand to soak in sunset and a classic film. Beginning with a family favourite, this is cinema like you’ve never experienced it before.

Outdoor Cinema 2017 FFF

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JANUARY 2017

26 January, 2017 – Australia Day at Noosa Beach House

Join us on Hastings Street to celebrate our beautiful island home with street tacos and Aussie favourite food specials!

Australia Day 2016

Noosa Beach House Australia Day

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DECEMBER 2016

Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Noosa Beach House

Celebrate the festive season in style with Christmas Day lunch and dinner at Noosa Beach House. And ring in 2017 at early and late seatings for New Year’s Eve!

Call Amy on 07 5449 4771 ASAP to reserve your tickets!

View our Noosa Beach House New Year’s Eve Menus

Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Flying Fish Fiji

Where better to spend the holiday season and ring in 2017 than in paradise! We have a number of delicious events scheduled for Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Email for reservations to restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com ASAP to reserve your seats!

Click this link to download our full Flying Fish Fiji and Sheraton Fiji Festive Season Brochure

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NOVEMBER 2016

1 November, 2016 – Melbourne Cup at Noosa Beach House – SOLD OUT

The race that stops our great nation is on again and we’ll be celebrating with a 4 course lunch at Noosa Beach House! A $95 ticket includes the lunch plus a welcome glass of Champagne on arrival.

Enjoy fashion, sweepstakes, prizes and of course, the Cup on the big screens! Afterwards we’ll have a Moet ice after party at the bar with a DJ from 3pm until late.

Call Amy on 07 5449 4771 ASAP to reserve your tickets!

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10 November, 2016 – Premiere of ‘Peter Kuruvita’s Coastal Kitchen on SBS Food’

Are you ready for Peter’s fourth mouth-watering cooking series? This time Peter explores the incredible produce and cuisine of his own backyard – our beloved Sunshine Coast! During the series you’ll learn some of Peter’s delicious recipes that you can reproduce using ingredients found right here in Australia.

For more, visit the newly launched website www.sbs.com.au/peterkuruvita

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16 November, 2016 – An Evening with Peter Kuruvita at Noosa Beach House

November 10th marks the premiere of Peter’s fourth television series. Set to be a culinary smash hit, ‘Peter Kuruvita’s Coastal Kitchen’ takes place right here in our back yard – the Sunshine Coast!

A week after the premiere we’re offering you the opportunity to experience Peter’s Coastal Kitchen first-hand at an event no foodie should miss.

Featuring recipes from the show and a glass of Champagne on arrival, this event will sell out quickly so book now!

Bookings call Georgina on (07) 5449-4771

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26 November, 2016 – Market Tour with Peter Kuruvita in Fiji

Denarau markets are one of the most vibrant, delicious places in the South Pacific. On Saturday, November 26th join Peter for a tour of the Denaru markets and a VIP cooking class!

For tickets, e-mail restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com

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27 November, 2016 – Cooking Demo with Peter Kuruvita at Flying Fish Fiji

Enjoy the day learning from Peter Kuruvita himself! This special event is limited so tickets will sell out. Starting at 11am Peter will teach you how to cook one of his signature dishes in the stunning beachside setting of Flying Fish Fiji.

For tickets, e-mail restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com

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OCTOBER 2016

30 October, 2016 – Noosa Tri After Party

Everyone loves Tri time in Noosa. After the event come kick back and dance the night away at our Noosa Tri After Party! Andrew Lawson will be playing in the bar from 2:30-5:30pm ahead of our After Party kickoff at 6pm. There will be street food stations and a DJ from 6pm-late.

Swim – cycle – run – party!

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SEPTEMBER 2016

1st September – A Taste of France at Noosa Beach House

On Thursday September 1st French style and culinary sophistication are coming to Noosa Beach House. In an inspired five-course French degustation designed by Peter Kuruvita, this evening will be one to remember.

The price includes a glass of Cristal Champagne on arrival. Seats will fill quickly so call Amy ASAP on (07) 5449 4771

DAY: Thursday
DATE: 1 September 2016
TIME: 6:30pm
TICKETS: $95pp incl. a glass of Cristal on arrival

Noosa Beach House Creative French Dinner

 

29th September – 1st October – Seafood from the Heart at the W Singapore Sentosa Cove

Not long now until I head back to the W Singapore Sentosa Cove for another delicious helping of Seafood from the Heart. This time I’ll be serving up an epicurean seafood feast of the finest ocean-friendly ingredients. Join me for events from September 29 – October 1!

Peter Kuruvita Seafood from the Heart

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AUGUST 2016

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1-15th August – Food & Festivals Tour of Sri Lanka’s North and East with World Expeditions
For several years I have had the pleasure of escorting adventurous foodies to my home country of Sri Lanka.

In 2016 I am excited to offer you the experience of a lifetime – a trip to experience the food and festivals of Sri Lanka’s enchanting North and East.

This 15 day tour departs from Jaffna and will open your eyes, and mouths to the wonderful world of Sri Lanka.

From the World Expeditions website: “On this jam packed, exciting new trip no stone is left unturned. Escorted by the renowned Sydney chef Peter Kuruvita you will delve into the hidden and undiscovered areas of Sri Lanka’s north and east.”

Download the full trip brochure here: Food and Festivals of Sri Lanka’s North and East with Peter Kuruvita

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JUNE 2016

10-12th June – Seafood From the Heart at the W Singapore Sentosa Cove
Continuing the extremely successful sustainable seafood celebration at the W Singapore Sentosa Cove, Peter will be heading back to the Lion City for some more delicious food and good times.

23rd June – Street Food Festival with Peter Kuruvita
No one knows street food quite like Peter Kuruvita! From markets in Sri Lanka to food trucks and taco carts in Mexico, Peter has traveled the world and learned the heart and soul of local cuisine. On June 23rd, join us for a street food festival with Peter Kuruvita, for only FJD$14, sample some of Peter’s most delicious short eats and roadside favourites.

Email restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com to book!

Street Food Festival

24th June – A Day with Peter Kuruvita
How would you like to spend a whole day getting to know, and cooking with Peter Kuruvita? This very special event is limited to only 20 guests who’ll experience a culinary adventure with Peter Kuruvita. Begin the day with a visit to the Denarau Markets and learn about the fresh, incredible ingredients available in Fiji. Upon return from the markets, enjoy a cooking class and tastings of some of Peter’s favourite recipes.

Email restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com to book!

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25th June – Tea Gastronomy Dinner with Peter Kuruvita at Flying Fish Fiji
Peter Kuruvita is renowned for his expertise in cooking with tea. Head Chef of Flying Fish Fiji Shaun Thomson was awarded Most Creative Dish in the 2015 Dilmah Global High Tea Challenge. Peter and Shaun have united to design this 4 course meal to take your tastebuds on a journey through tea.

Tickets available for FJD$149pp +tax. Email restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com to book!

Tea Infused Dinner

Saturday Cooking Classes at Flying Fish Fiji
You can learn to cook signature dishes from Peter Kuruvita and Flying Fish Fiji on the beach for F$79+++ per person. To book email restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com or call +679 675 0777

2016 Cooking Masterclass

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APRIL 2016

Five Pot Curry Lunches by Peter Kuruvita on Saturdays and Sundays
How would you like a taste of Sri Lanka in Noosa? Now you can have it! Every weekend we’ll be serving up authentic curries by Peter Kuruvita every Saturday and Sunday family style. Five curries, rice, and condiments for only $50 per person!

12 noon – 2:30pm $38pp

Curry Pot Lunches $38

19th-23rd April – Peter Kuruvita Visits Fiji
Stay tuned for upcoming cooking classes, meet-and-greets, and ways to connect with Peter while he visits Flying Fish Fiji and Flying Fish Tokoriki.

23rd April – Cooking Class with Peter Kuruvita at Flying Fish Fiji
Spaces are limited to enjoy a cooking class on the beach at Flying Fish Fiji taught by Peter Kuruvita! This cooking class of only 20 people will enjoy a cocktail on arrival followed by Peter’s instruction on how to make his famous Popcorn Prawn Skewers and Fijian Kokoda. Of course a tasting will follow!

VIP tickets available for FJD$120pp. Email restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com to book!

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MAY 2016

3rd May – Great Chefs Dinner at William Angliss
Running for over 20 years, the Great Chefs program provides our cookery and hospitality students with the opportunity to work alongside some of Australia’s most recognised chefs.

Peter’s special dinner is already sold out and will be held in Melbourne on May 3rd.

For more information, visit: http://www.angliss.edu.au/component/k2/item/358-great-chefs/358-great-chefs

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7-13th May – Dilmah Partner Conference and a Visit to the School of Tea in Sri Lanka
Peter is heading back to Sri Lanka for the Dilmah Partner Conference and will of course be making a special visit to the School of Tea.

13th May – School of Tea Dinner at Blue Waters
A very special dinner celebrating the delicious beauty of tea in Sri Lanka at Blue Waters.

19-22nd May – Noosa International Food and Wine Festival
The Noosa International Food and Wine Festival is one of my favourite times of the year. It is a celebration of all things culinary and brings together foodies and food-lovers from around the world.

Sign up now and follow the edible excitement at www.noosafoodwinefestival.com.au
– Fri 20th – Makepeace Island Seafood SOLD OUT
– Fri 20th – Fiji Disaster Relief Dinner (see below)
– Sat 21st – Street Feast Long Lunch w Massimo Mele SOLD OUT
– Sat 21st – Pete K & Pete Evans dinner SOLD OUT
– Sun 22nd – Chef vs surfer surf competition
– Sun 22nd –Lunch with Peter Kuruvita at Noosa Beach House with Craggy Range wines
20th May – Fiji Disaster Relief Dinner
On May 20th, in conjunction with Noosa Food & Wine, Peter Kuruvita will be hosting a dinner right here with all of the proceeds going to the Fiji Disaster Relief Fund.
It’s a chance for us all to dig deep, eat up, and help our brothers and sisters at Flying Fish Fiji and Flying Fish Tokoriki.
So many Fijians lost everything in Tropical Cyclone Winston and yet they are still smiling, isn’t it time to help them rebuild?

We hope you’ll join us, and support our friends in Fiji, click here to buy your tickets: http://www.noosafoodwinefestival.com.au/fiji-disaster-relief-charity-dinner/

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May 22 – Lunch with Peter Kuruvita and Craggy Range wines
As part of the Noosa Food and Wine Festival, enjoy an intimate lunch with celebrity chef, author and owner of Noosa Beach House, Peter Kuruvita. Discover the international flavours that Pete is known for, with a distinct coastal taste. Maximum 10 guests per table. Wines by Craggy Range.

When: Sun May 22nd
Location: Noosa Beach House, Hastings Street
Time: 12:00pm
Ticket Price: $89.00

Book here: http://www.noosafoodwinefestival.com.au/lunch-with-peter-kuruvita/

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APRIL 2016

8th April – Lunch with Peter Kuruvita at Noosa Beach House
Come and enjoy a delicious lunch hosted by Peter Kuruvita at Noosa Beach House on April 8th. It will be a relaxed afternoon with good food and good company as Peter hosts a 3 course lunch and matching wines.

from 12pm $79pp

Read more and view the menu at: http://www.noosabeachhousepk.com.au/winelunch then book phone Amy on 07 5449 4771.
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MARCH 2016

10th March – Tastes of Sri Lanka’s North and East
Ahead of my landmark tour of Sri Lanka’s Food and Festivals with World Expeditions in August, 2016, I’m giving Noosa-ites the chance to taste the intricate, delicious flavours of this little-traveled part of my homeland.

Book quickly to secure your spot at my very special dinner where you’ll discover the flavours of Sri Lanka’s North and East. Phone Amy on 07 5449 4771

Curries of the North East of Sri Lanka

Tuesdays at Noosa Beach House
To celebrate our new autumn menu, and our wonderful Noosa foodies, we’re giving you the opportunity to be your own sommelier every Tuesday night!

Select that special bottle that’s been waiting in your cellar and bring it down to enjoy with Peter Kuruvita’s signature dishes on our new menu.

For this limited time exclusive opportunity there will be no corkage fee and if you want to learn about wine in the process, duck into Noosa Wine Cellar next door to choose that perfect sip to savour with your dinner.

To book call 07 5449 4754.

BYO Tuesdays Noosa Beach House

 

Saturdays from March 20 at Flying Fish Fiji
Starting on March 20th and continuing every Saturday until further notice, you can learn to cook signature dishes from Peter Kuruvita and Flying Fish Fiji on the beach for F$79+++ per person. To book email restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com or call +679 675 0777

2016 Cooking Masterclass

Sundays at Flying Fish Fiji
Come down and enjoy the latest craze on Denarau – Sunday Chill at Flying Fish Fiji. With cool DJ tunes and great fdrink specials (below) every Sunday from 2-6pm paradise gets even sweeter.
Beers on Tap @ F$6+++
Absolut Jugs @ F$42+++
Midnight Sun, Cosmo, Bloody Rasberry Ripple
All cocktails @ F$15+++
Pina Colada, Midori Sour Midori, Sun Kissed Malibu, Blue Lagoon, Apple Margarita, Envy, Coconut Ice, Beautiful Fiji, Tom Collins, 50 Shades, Rosemary Mojito, Pimm’s Passion, Watermelon Martini.

To book email restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com or call +679 675 0777

Local FF Sunday Chill DJ

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FEBRUARY 2016

1-12th February – Peter visits Flying Fish Fiji and Flying Fish Tokoriki
I’m heading back to Fiji in February! Watch this space and follow Flying Fish Fiji and Flying Fish Tokoriki on Facebook for announcements of events and exclusive dinners, cooking classes, and meet-and-greets.

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4th February – Cooking and Cocktail Demo at Flying Fish Tokoriki
A special cooking demo, combined with a cocktail demonstration is fun for all ages

5th February – Sunset Cruise with Bubbles and Canapes at Flying Fish Tokoriki
What memories you will take home after a sunset cruise with Peter Kuruvita, bubbles, and delicious canapes!

6th February – A Modern Sri Lankan Dinner with Peter Kuruvita at Flying Fish Tokoriki
Join us for a modern Sri Lankan Dinner, cooked by Peter himself!

9th February – A Day with Peter Kuruvita at Flying Fish Fiji
We have limited spaces for guests to enjoy a very special day with Peter Kuruvita in Denarau, Fiji. Choose from 3 options of how you can experience Fiji Peter’s way. These trips are limited to 20 guests only so book ASAP!

2016 Day with PK

12th February – Sri Lankan Night with Peter Kuruvita at Flying Fish Fiji
Join me at Flying Fish Fiji for an unforgettable night of Sri Lankan food. I’ll take guests on a 3-course journey through my homeland of Sri Lanka and the cuisine it’s famous for. Spaces are limited to book quickly!

2016 Sri Lankan Night

14th February – Valentine’s Day at Flying Fish Fiji
What better way to spend Valentine’s Day than in paradise, with the one you love.

Experience a very special celebration at Flying Fish Fiji, bookings are available via email to restaurant.fiji@starwoodhotels.com!

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13-14th February – Celebrate Love at Noosa Beach House
Nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like a 5-course degustation, so we’re offering you two nights on which to spoil your favourite someone. Join us for a delicious meal designed to spice things up for you this Valentine’s Day on Saturday and Sunday, February 13th and 14th. Space is limited so phone Amy on 07 5449 4771 to book a table for the one you love.

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18-19th February – Peter’s in the Kitchen at Noosa Beach House

I’ll be in the house – the Noosa Beach House – on Thursday and Friday February 18th and 19th from 6-8pm. Come down and say hi, if you don’t have a copy of either Serendip-My Sri Lankan Kitchen, or My Feast, you can pick one up and I’ll sign it for you on the spot.

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25th – 26th February – FuntasTEA at the Dilmah t-Lounge in Jakarta, Indonesia
I’m excited to be a part of the landmark ‘FuntasTEA’ event with Dilmah Tea Indonesia. Over 2 days I’ll be making a presentation on Cooking with Tea, and several cooking demonstrations.

There is also a great opportunity for food bloggers to highlight their skills and participate in the event.

Download the FuntasTEA Trilogy Social Media Challenge Rules and join the fun!

RSVP on +628 176 633 345 or brand.dilmah@drindonesia.com

Peter Kuruvita Dilmah FuntasTEA Indonesia

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JANUARY 2016

January – Summer Sounds at Noosa Beach House

There’s nothing quite like kicking back and relaxing in the balmy Sunshine Coast summer to the smooth sounds of local Noosa talent. We have a sizzling line-up of the best live entertainment in Noosa for you throughout the month of January so grab your best friends, family, or a special someone and come enjoy our Summer Sounds series.

Entertainment 10 Jan to 24 Jan

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January 22-26 – Australia Day at Noosa Beach House

Join us to celebrate our wonderful Land Down Under on Australia Day! We have great Aussie specials and of course, ice-cold beer. See you from January 22-26th!

Australia Day 2016

DECEMBER 2015

24th-31st December – Festive Season at Noosa Beach House

It’s that time of year again! Whether you live locally and want to avoid the fuss of entertaining in the heat OR are lucky enough to be holidaying on our beautiful beaches, we have something for everyone.

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER
Bookings from 5.30pm
Adults $130 per person – Four Course Menu

Glass of champagne on arrival.
Beverages on consumption.
Children $75 per person 4-12 years – Three Course Menu
0-3 years Free

CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH
Bookings from 11.30am
$185 per person – Four Course Menu
Glass of champagne on arrival
Beverages on consumpton

CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER
Bookings from 5.30pm
Adults: $175 per person – Three Course Menu Special Christmas Menu
Children: $75 per person 4-12 years – Three Course Menu
0-3 years Free
Beverages on consumption.

NEW YEARS EVE EARLY SEATING
5.00pm – 7.00pm Finish

Adults – 3 courses $95 | 2 Courses $75
Children: $40 (4-12 years) 3 Course Menu
0-3 years Free
Beverages on consumption.

Spend a day at the beach then join us for a memorable New Year’s Eve on Hastings Street.

NEW YEARS EVE LATE SEATING
8.00pm for a 8.30pm start until late

Enjoy 5 Courses including glass of Champagne on arrival
$155 per person
Beverages on consumption

VIEW ALL OUR FESTIVE MENU’S HERE

For Bookings telephone Amy on 07 5449 4771 or email amy.winters@sheraton.com

 

Noosa Beach House Festive Season 2015

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NOVEMBER 2015

4-14 November – Peter visits Flying Fish Fiji and Flying Fish Tokoriki

Fiji truly is paradise, and Peter has 2 amazing restaurants in this beautiful island nation.

Flying Fish Fiji is located in the Sheraton on Denarau Island. Head chef Pawel Klodowski expertly crafts some of the most incredible Fijian produce into Peter’s signature menu to be served at tables on the sand, overlooking the ocean.

A short hop from Denarau, Flying Fish Tokoriki is receiving critical acclaim for its stunning location and perfect setting. Chef Adriano Avino cooks Peter’s food to perfection in this idyllic beachside restaurant.

The schedule for Peter’s visit from November 4-14 includes Meet and Greets, A Street Foods of the World event with an array of dishes from Peter’s travels, and drinks with Peter at both restaurants.

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Noosa Tri 2015 – Sunday 1st November

One of Noosa’s biggest annual events is on this weekend – Competitors and spectators flock to our shores to take part in Australia’s largest triathlon event and the largest Multi Sport Festival of its kind in the southern hemisphere!

We’ll be open early, from 9am Fri – Sun to provide our competitors with sustenance for the big event!

Later on Sunday, when the final race is over, we have just what you need to let your hair down after all those months of training.

9am: Open for coffee and pastries

10am: Bar menu available till late – Watch the Hastings St crowds stream by our open bar

2.30-5.30pm: Live music with Andrew Lawson

6pm-Late: Live DJ, FREE canapes, Corona Bar & much much more!

Tri After Party 2015

3 November – Melbourne Cup Lunch at Noosa Beach House – SOLD OUT

The race that stops a nation is on again, and that means celebrating with fine champagne, great friends, and a delicious lunch at Noosa Beach House!

Last year our Melbourne Cup luncheon sold out and a wonderful time was had by all.

DAY: Tuesday
DATE: November 3, 2015
TIME: 11:30am arrival, 12-3pm
INCLUDES: 4 course lunch with a glass of French bubbles on arrival, MC Peter Kuruvita, music, fashion, sweeps, prizes, big screens, and much more!
TICKETS: $95 per person, beverages on consumption

Call Amy on 07 5449 4711 ASAP to book your tickets before they all race off!

 

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OCTOBER 2015

29-31 October – Seafood from the Heart at W Singapore Sentosa Cove

I LOVE Singapore & I can’t wait to get back there for my final “Seafood from the Heart” promotion for 2015.  It’s all about being ocean-friendly with sustainably-sourced seafood and the freshest ingredients put together with my signature style.

Please come by and say hello!

Venue: Skirt-The boldest Grill, W Singapore
Day: Thursday
Date: 29 October
Time: 6pm-11.30pm
Cost: SGD$168++pp                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reservations: +65 6808 7278 E: skirt.singapore@whotels.com

Experience a close-knit fine dining experience with Chef Peter as he curates a 5-course Degustation Menu. Starting from Salad of Octopus on Toast with Jamon Crumbs to Slow-cooked Sri Lankan Lamb Shank, end off the night on a sweet note with Curds and Treacle, one of Sri Lankan’s most popular and well known traditional yoghurt desserts

Venue: The Kitchen Table, W Singapore
Day: Friday-Sunday
Date: 30 October-1 November: Catch me live on 30 & 31 October
Time: 6pm-11.30pm
Cost: SGD$85++pp                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reservations: +65 6808 7268 E: thekitchentable.singapore@whotels.com

Featuring six live cooking stations and an array of selections served in the combination of curries, spices, rice and coconut, get ready to sink your teeth into the freshly and thinly sliced Confit Petuna Ocean Trout, Puffed Freekeh, Pea Mousse and Cucumber or the Mexican Chilli Crab.

W Singapore Seafood from the Heart Flyer

 

9-21 October – Trip to Sri Lanka with World Expeditions – LIMITED AVAILABILITY

I am thrilled to once more be traveling back to Sri Lanka, this time with a new group of adventurous foodies thanks to World Expeditions.

This 13 day trip will expand your horizons, both those of taste, and cultural experience. We go deep into the heart of my home country, where you’ll experience real Sri Lankan cuisine, cooked by those who love it most.

You can read about my previous tours to Sri Lanka by clicking here: Sri Lanka with Peter and World Expeditions

If you would like to join me on this life-changing adventure, click this link for more information on the World Expeditions website and easy online booking: http://www.worldexpeditions.com/us/index.php?id=760631

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SEPTEMBER 2015

4 September – Tastings on Hastings at the Noosa Jazz Festival – SOLD OUT

Noosa Beach House is once again a sell out at this year’s Noosa Jazz Festival.

On September 4th the cool tunes and great food will be on the menu to celebrate one of Queensland’s favourite festivals.

Although the Noosa Beach House dinner is sold out, you can read more about the festival on the Noosa Jazz Festival website: CLICK HERE

6 September – Father’s Day at Noosa Beach House

Watch this space and connect with Peter on social media for updates about this very special upcoming celebration of those amazing men in our lives – our Dad’s.

www.facebook.com/peterkuruvitachef
www.twitter.com/peterkuruvita
www.instagram.com/maldivefish

8-18 September – Peter visits Flying Fish Fiji and Flying Fish Tokoriki

Fiji truly is paradise, and Peter has 2 amazing restaurants in this beautiful island nation.

Flying Fish Fiji is located in the Sheraton on Denarau Island. Head chef Pawel Klodowski expertly crafts some of the most incredible Fijian produce into Peter’s signature menu to be served at tables on the sand, overlooking the ocean.

A short hop from Denarau, Flying Fish Tokoriki is receiving critical acclaim for its stunning location and perfect setting. Chef Kim Brennan cooks Peter’s food to perfection in this idyllic beachside restaurant.

The schedule for Peter’s visit from September 8-18 includes Meet and Greets, A La Carte Sri Lankan dinners, and drinks with Peter at both restaurants.

Book your spots before these special events sell out!

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19 September – Dilmah High Tea – Novotel Brisbane

Tea is one of life’s true pleasures. Dilmah and Peter would be pleased if you would attend a very special evening celebrating tea gastronomy at the Novotel in Brisbane.

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Venue: Novotel Brisbane,
200 Creek Street
Brisbane, QLD 4000
Day: Saturday
Date: 19 September, 2015
Time: 12pm-3pm
Cost: $120pp (valued at over $200)
Includes:
– Taittinger Champagne (glass) and canapes on arrival
– 5-course “Teagustation” lunch with exclusive loose leaf teas by Dilmah
– Education and personal interaction with Peter Kuruvita
– Exclusive gifts from Taittinger and Dilmah

“Tempt your tastebuds with a 5-course ‘Teagustation’ lunch with matching loose leaf teas, hosted by renowned Australian Chef and Dilmah Ambassador Peter Kuruvita.

Let Peter take you on a insightful gourmet journey, using his famous culturally inspired cooking, complemented with an authentic selection of exclusive Dilmah teas.”

Limited to 50 members and a guest — so book early.
RSVP by 31 August 2015, to Novotel Brisbane on 07 3309 3370

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AUGUST 2015

5 August – RACV Tea Gastronomy Dinner – Melbourne, AU

The Dilmah Tea Real High Tea Challenge brought out true excellence in tea gastronomy. I am impressed and inspired by the culinary creativity of the contestants.

And now it’s my turn to cook with Dilmah’s finest for you!

In this RACV Club Special Event on August 5th in Melbourne, I’ll be serving up my own style of tea gastronomy.

Tickets are now available from RACV City Club on 03 9944 8200 or 03 9944 8204

Venue: RACV Club
501 Bourke St Melbourne
Date: Wednesday 5 August
Time: 6.30pm
Cost: $115 per person, includes canapés & four-course menu
with matched beverages including Dilmah tea.

Quote “Dilmah RACV Club Dinner” when booking.
*Payment is to be made in full when booking. No cancellations or refunds.

29 August – Variety of Chefs Dinner – Newcastle, NSW

On August 29th I am excited to not only have the opportunity to cook for the wonderful foodies of Newcastle, but to support an incredible charity at the Variety of Chefs dinner.

From the Variety Australia website;
    “We’ll take your taste buds around the world, with a four course menu delivered by four exceptional chefs; Internationally renowned Peter Kuruvita, Chris Thornton from Restaurant Mason, Troy Rhoades-Brown from Muse Dining and Lesley Taylor from Made by Lesley Taylor. Each course matched with its own premium wine. We can’t thank the restaurants and chefs enough for generously donating their time and talent to the Variety cause.”

Venue: Newcastle City Hall
Date: Saturday 29 August
Time: 6.15pm
Cost: $165 per person

For more information and tickets visit: www.variety.org.au/nsw/Events/Variety-of-Chefs–Newcastle

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JULY 2015

16 July – Street Foods of the World at Noosa Beach House

Join us on Thursday July 16 as our adventurous chef Peter Kuruvita’s presents the best tastes of streetfoods from around the world, right here at Noosa Beach House!
Sailing in from all corners of the globe will be 10 small dishes, served in boats to share.
Choose your favourite cutlery from the middle of the communal tables, and make new friends over great food.
We’ll also be serving 3 bottled beers, 5 wines, and sangria!

Each dish will be served with flavour and flair from our wonderful staff – everyone is looking forward to sharing a world of tastes with you on Hastings Street!

To book phone Ellen on 07 5449 4761 before tickets all fly away!

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29 July – Exclusive Dinner with Vanya Cullen of Cullen Wines at Noosa Beach House

Vanya Cullen is one of the most influential women in Australia’s wine industry. She is the Managing Director and Chief Wine Maker of Cullen Wines, and we are honoured to have her host an exclusive dinner at Noosa Beach House on the 29th of July.

My chefs will prepare a degustation menu with wines from the Cullen range chosen to perfectly match each dish.

Date: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Time: 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start
Cost: $135 per person including wine

To book phone Ellen on 07 5449 4761 before tickets sell out

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JUNE 2015

11 June – Curry Night at Noosa Beach House – view the photo album on Facebook!

Save the date! We’re throwing feast of Sri Lankan proportions as Peter serves up a selection of curries from his travels in a relaxed family style.

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27 June-8 July – Judging Dilmah’s Real High Tea Challenge in Sri Lanka

“The Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge has traversed the world – Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, UAE, Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Chile – with the participation of the finest Chefs and hospitality professionals including teas from Shangri-La, Hilton, Radisson Blu, Novotel, Intercontinental, W Hotels amongst others, awakening a new respect for tea among the culinary, hospitality and mixology professionals around the world.”

I am thrilled to be traveling to Sri Lanka to judge the international Real High Tea challenge by Dilmah.

For more information visit: http://www.realhightea.dilmahtea.com

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MAY 2015

10 May – Mother’s Day at Noosa Beach House

We owe a lot to the women in our life, they support us, make us laugh, and bring endless joy to our families. This Mother’s Day relax, sit back, and treat Mum to a three-course set lunch on her special day.

You can also bring her to dine later and experience the Noosa Beach House a la carte menu.

Menu to be announced soon!

Date: Sunday, 10 May 2015

Cost: $95 per person, beverages on consumption

For bookings call 07 5449 4754

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16 May – Noosa Food and Wine Festival

Once again it’s time to celebrate Queensland’s favourite food festival! This year Noosa Beach House will be hosting a special event dinner and we’ll have a stall in the festival grounds.

“Enjoy a four-course dinner showcasing Noosa’s local seafood and Peter’s unique style of cooking, inspired by his global travels and remarkable destinations, matched with Australian Wines.”

Date: Saturday, 16 May 2015

When: 7pm

Cost: $169 per person

Visit the Noosa Food and Wine Festival for more information and to buy your tickets: http://www.noosafoodandwine.com.au/contributor/item/peter-kuruvita/

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APRIL 2015

30 April – Wine Degustation with United Cellars

I’m excited to present an evening with United Cellars celebrating fine food and wine. I’ll be cooking a four course degustation menu with matching wines that compare wines of the Old World versus wines of the New World. Sommelier Peter Marchant will be guiding you through the selection and I’ll tell you the stories behind the food.

Date: Thursday, 30 April 2015

When: 7-10pm

Cost: $135 per person including wine

View the evening’s menu here: United Cellars Wine Degustation Menu

Visit the Noosa Beach House website for more information and to book: http://www.noosabeachhousepk.com.au/degustationdinner

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MARCH 2015

2 March – Guest Chef Dinner – Subcontinental, Surry Hills, Sydney

I am honoured to be the first guest chef to celebrate the new Subcontinental Restaurant opening beneath Longgrain in Sydney’s Surry Hills.

My special menu celebrates the flavours of India matched with the finest wines.

WHEN: Monday, March 2
WHERE: 8 Hunt Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
TIME: 7pm
COST: $120 per adult (all-inclusive)

Book your tickets here: http://www.hiltonmelbourne.com.au/melbournefoodwinefestival

Arjuna Tonic
Saffron infused Tanqueray, Fevertree Indian tonic with a hint of mango

Entree
A tasting plate of:
Fish cutlets with Raita
Betel leaf black pepper prawns with coconut Sambal
Devilled tuna, crisp pork belly and fire roasted chilies

A choice of mains:
Blackened fish curry with string hoppers – or – Prawn Kotu, crisp gothamba, fresh vegetables and chilli oil – or – Pumpkin Curry, brinjal roti, basmati rice and condiments

Individual Dessert
Curd and treacle

Wines
2014 Eden Edge Riesling Semillon, Eden Valley, SA
2013 Pierre-Marie Chermette, ‘les Griottes’ Gamay, Beaujolais, France

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4-5 March – Subcontinental Shift with Adam D’Sylva – Tonka, Melbourne

Together with celebrated chef Adam D’Sylva we’ve created a tasting menu that celebrates and showcases our heritage; his history and Indian culture and my Sri Lankan background.

As I told the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, “Our produce-driven menu will be flavoured, spiced, marinated and more, then magically matched with some of the best wines the world has to offer by sommelier Travis Howe.”

WHEN: Wednesday and Thursday, March 11 and 12
WHERE: 20 Duckboard Place, Melbourne
TIME: 7pm-11pm
COST: $300 per adult (all-inclusive)

Book your tickets here: http://www.hiltonmelbourne.com.au/melbournefoodwinefestival

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7 March – Peter Kuruvita Up in the Air – The Hilton Melbourne, South Wharf – SOLD OUT

My Melbourne Food & Wine Festival event with the beautiful Hilton South Wharf is an experience no food lover can afford to miss.

Set in a garden of plants and fruit trees created by the Hilton you’ll watch the sun set over Melbourne as the rooftop bar transforms into live-cooking stations, a cocktail bar, plenty of picturesque places to lounge and room to dance the night away. “Peter Kuruvita Up in the Air” is a true gastronomic experience. I hope you will all join me!

The Hilton’s website reads, “Let celebrity chef Peter Kuruvita take you on a culinary journey using seasonal ingredients from the land and sea. Each dish will be presented by Peter with a paired cocktail using the flavours of Dilmah tea.

Cooked over an open barbecue under the stars, Peter’s menu of small and large dishes will be brought to life by Hilton chefs and will be sure to satisfy even the hungriest of foodies.”

WHEN: Saturday, 7 March from 6:30pm
WHERE: Rooftop Garden, Hilton Melbourne South Wharf, 2 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf 3006
COST: SOLD OUT

This event is SOLD OUT.

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7-8 March – Chef MasterClass – The Langham, Melbourne

Join me for tales and tastes of Sri Lankan and the Pacific. My MasterClass will highlight my favourite things about the culture and cuisine of my homeland, Sri Lanka and the incredible island nation where I have both Flying Fish Fiji and my new Flying Fish Tokoriki.

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, 7 and 8 of March
WHERE: 1 Southgate Avenue, Southbank, Melbourne
TIME: 10-11am
COST: $160 per person

CLICK HERE to buy your tickets on the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival website.

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7-8 March – Chef MasterClass – The Langham, Melbourne

Join me for tales and tastes of Sri Lankan and the Pacific. My MasterClass will highlight my favourite things about the culture and cuisine of my homeland, Sri Lanka and the incredible island nation where I have both Flying Fish Fiji and my new Flying Fish Tokoriki.

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, 7 and 8 of March
WHERE: 1 Southgate Avenue, Southbank, Melbourne
TIME: 10-11am
COST: $160 per person

CLICK HERE to buy your tickets on the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival website.

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13-14 March – Seafood from the Heart – W Singapore Sentosa Cove

I’m thrilled to head back up to Singapore for another weekend of Seafood from the Heart.

This incredible sustainable seafood initiative from the W Sentosa Cove is leading the way in sustainable cuisine in Asia.

Come down and say g’day from 6-11pm on Friday and Saturday for all the incredible seafood and flavours of Asia you can handle!

For more information visit: http://www.wsingaporesentosacove.com/en/peterkuruvita

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FEBRUARY 2015

14 February – Valentine’s Day

Treat the most special person in your life to the most romantic evening Noosa has to offer.

From 5:30pm we’re serving a degustation menu that’ll melt her (or his!) heart.

For more details visit our Noosa Beach House page or CLICK HERE.

View our Valentine’s Day Degustation Menu

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12-15 February – Festivale, Launceston, Tasmania

This 3-day food festival celebrates everything delicious from Tasmania. Featuring food, wine, beer, arts and entertainment Festivale transforms City Park in Launceston into the tastiest fair grounds in Tassie!

I’m pleased to be doing a cooking demonstration and a Mexican Fiesta lunch at the beautiful Stillwater Restaurant.

Festival 2015
Festivale Lunch at Stillwater Restaurant
DATE: Friday, 13 February
TIME: 12-3pm
WHERE: 2 Bridge Rd. Launceston, TAS 7250
PRICE: $165pp including canapes and a glass of sparkling on arrival followed by a three course lunch. Each course will be matched with wines from Goaty Hill Tasmania.

Cooking demonstration – Seafood and SpiceSOLD OUT
DATE: Sunday, 15 February
TIME: 1:15-2pm
WHERE: John Hart Conservatory
TICKETS: SOLD OUT

CLICK HERE for the Festivale website

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16-22 February – Chinese New Year at Noosa Beach House

2015 is the Year of the Tiger! We’re so excited to celebrate Chinese New Year in Noosa we’re offering a full hotpot menu and yum cha at the bar. Don’t miss this week-long celebration!

View our Chinese New Year Menu

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22 February – High Tea with Dilmah, Park Royal, Sydney

Join me on a journey of tea at ADOBE in the Park Royal, Sydney. During three courses you’ll enjoy my recipes specially created to showcase the delicate flavours and intricate tastes of Dilmah tea.

Executive chef of ABODE Ryan Hong and I have created an experience that will bring out the tea lover in anyone!

WHEN: Sunday, 22 February
TIME: 2pm-4pm
WHERE: 150 Day Street, Sydney, NSW
PRICE: $50 per person or $65 with a glass of Louis Roederer Champagne

For more information click HERE and pick up your tickets on the ABODE website before they’re sold out!

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February – Seafood Saturdays and Sundays

It’s ‘fresh February’ and we’re celebrating the most delicious seafood the Sunshine Coast has to offer every weekend with our special – Seafood Platters!

Enjoy chilled prawns, oysters, blue swimmer crab, ginger chilli bugs, salt and pepper squid, battered fish, lemon, lime and tartar sauce with two glasses of AIX Rosé from 12-3pm for $149 (for 2 people) all weekend.

Booking are available now on 07 5449 4754 or email noosa.beachhouse@sheraton.com.

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JANUARY 2015

24 January – A Journey Through Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita – Flying Fish Tokoriki

Join us for a very special evening with Peter Kuruvita as he takes us on a journey through the flavours of Sri Lanka in an extraordinary buffet experience.

WHEN: January 24
BOOKINGS: +679 8910894

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26 January – Australia Day – Noosa Beach House

It’s that time of year again, when we get to celebrate our great Land Down Under. This year we’re flying the southern cross high and proud with local entertainment Soul Temptation from 12:30-3:30pm and true blue food specials including King Prawns, Lamb Burger, Beef Pie and of course, Pavlova!

WHEN: January 26
TIME: from 12:30pm
BOOKINGS: +61 7 5449 4754

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26 January – Australia Day – Flying Fish Fiji

It’s our sister nation of Australia’s birthday so we’re celebrating with a Fijian feast cooked Australian-style by our talented chef Pawel. Enjoy your choice of 3 courses overlooking the beautiful Fijian coast.

Entree

Prawn, orange segments and mixed herb salad – or – Honey mustard glazed Pork Belly, apple pure, ginger aioli

Main

Soya and mirin Petuna Ocean Trout with daikon, coriander, spiced vegetable rotti – or – Roasted Lamb shoulder, grilled aubergine, triple cooked potatoes, caramelized onion pure

Dessert

Anzac biscuit lemon meringue pie

$98 FJD++ per person

WHEN: January 26
TIME: evening
BOOKINGS: +679 675 0777

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29 January – Flavours of Sri Lanka Night, Flying Fish Fiji

We love it when Peter Kuruvita comes to town and this time he’s created a very special dining experience to highlight the flavours of his home country, Sri Lanka. These dishes featured in this 3-course meal will be prepared only for the night and use the finest Fijian produce to capture the taste of Sri Lanka.

Flavours of Sri Lanka Night at Flying Fish Fiji with Peter Kuruvita

Entrée

Fish cutlets with raita – or – Black pepper and curry leaf prawns with coconut sambal – or – Devilled tuna  with stir fried vegetables

Main

Ambul thial “Blackened” fish curry – or – Prawn Kotu, chopped rotii and prawn curry – or – Butternut squash pumpkin curry & brinjal roti – or – Mahimahi curry & prawn savory rolls  with coconut sambal, spring onion & coriander

All curries served with Rice, Roti and condiments, Seeni sambal, Raita, Tamarind chutne, coconut sambal

Dessert

Modern wattalapann (spiced custard) – or – Coconut pancakes with brown bread icecream

$90 FJD++ per person

Call us on +679 675 0777 to book!

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DECEMBER 2014

18 December 8:30pm – A Christmas Feast with Peter Kuruvita – SBS One
I am thrilled to welcome all of Australia into my home for A Christmas Feast with SBS One.

“Join the feast in this one-hour special episode where Peter revisits some of his most memorable adventures, from the stunning reefs of the Philippines to the ancient cooking practices of the Cook Islands.

Surrounded by his family, Peter hunts for the most flavoursome ingredients in his local organic farmers markets, and dishes up a tantalising banquet, perfect for the relaxed luxurious warmth of the Australian Christmas.”

CLICK HERE for more information on the SBS International website

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25 December – Christmas Day

Join my wonderful team at Noosa Beach House and let us make Christmas extra special for your entire family.

Christmas Day Lunch SOLD OUT
For a day to remember our four course lunch has something for everyone.
12.00pm for a 12.30pm start – 3.00pm
Adults: $130
Children: $110 (0-12 years)

Christmas Day Dinner
Select 3 Courses from our Noosa Beach House Menu, showcasing Peter’s unique style of cooking including some of his favourite dishes from remarkable travels and locations.
From 5.30pm
Adults: $120
Children: $65 (4-12 years)
Children: $45 (0-3 years)

CLICK HERE for more information and to book online

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31 December – New Year’s Eve

Enjoy an early New Year’s Eve with the family and select either 2 courses or 3 courses.

5.30pm – 7.30pm – Early Seating
Adults – 3 courses $90 | 2 Courses $70
Children: $35 (0-12 years) select two courses from the Noosa Beach House Children’s a la carte menu.

Spend a day at the beach then join us for a memorable New Year’s Eve on Hastings Street.

8.30pm for a 9.00pm start until late
Enjoy 5 Courses including glass of Champagne on arrival
$155 per person

CLICK HERE for more information and to book online

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NOVEMBER 2014

‘Seafood from the Heart’ at the W Sentosa Cove, Singapore

I have long been an advocate of sustainable seafood, without making conscious decisions on where we get our seafood from and what types we eat, our children won’t be able to enjoy the beauty of food fished from the oceans.

Which is why I am so excited to invite you to the beautiful W Sentosa Cove hotel in Singapore for the incredible seafood extravaganza ‘Seafood from the Heart’. Featuring 6 live cooking stations and my recipes created to bring out the best in sustainable seafood with rich Asian flavours this is a foodie’s event you don’t want to miss.

The W Sentosa Cove, Singapore
Every Friday and Saturday
6pm-11:30pm
SGD $85++ per person
Special offer: as an SPG member this November dine as a group of 4 and the 4th person enjoys the meal for free!

CLICK HERE for the W Sentosa Cove’s website and more information

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until December 21 – Seafood Sundays – Noosa Beach House

There’s nothing better than fresh Sunshine Coast seafood…unless it’s enjoying the most delicious seafood Noosa has to offer with your favourite people on a long, lazy Sunday sipping cocktails!

You are invited to Noosa Beach House’s ‘Seafood Sundays’ for a chilled out afternoon chock full of friends, great food and fun.

WHEN: Sundays ONLY until 21st December!
TIME: 12.00pm – 3.00pm
PRICE: $130 per seafood stand

For more information visit the Noosa Beach House website or come down on a Sunday and see for yourself, before it’s gone!

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13-16 November – Taste of Melbourne

Melbourne’s favourite foodie’s day out returns in November for more delicious fun.

Sign up for the OFFICIAL TASTE OF MELBOURNE NEWSLETTER to keep updated and be the first to purchase tickets and see the line-up of restaurant all-stars appearing at this year’s festival.

Thursday, November 13th – Sunday, November 16th
Special: 2 General Entry tickets for $40 (save $20!)
Code: PARTNER

Special: 2 Platinum Passes for $170 (save $30!)
*Platinum Passes each include $30, 3 complimentary drinks, fast track festival entrance and exclusive access to the Platinum Garden Bar
Code: TASTEVIP

Stop by the Dilmah Chef’s Skillery and Taste Kitchen for my cooking demo’s and come try a specialty tea and delicious tea truffle at the Dilmah stand.

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OCTOBER 2014

10 October – To The Table Industry Event (speaker), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

‘To the Table’ is a business-to-business forum for senior decision makers in the food and beverage industry.

I am honoured to be a keynote speaker presenting my thoughts and experience for other food industry professionals called “Serving Up Success – Creating Exciting Restaurants through Partnership”.

Read more about the TO THE TABLE forum on their website HERE.

24-26 October – Tastings on Hastings festival, Port Macquarie

Born from the Hastings Farmers Markets this regional community event has grown over the years and now encompasses everything from, Woolgoolga in the north to Armidale in the west and Nelsons Bay to the south. The core aim is to celebrate the farming, fresh produce, gourmet produce, wines, beers, chefs, restaurants and cafes of the Hastings region.

The theme for 2014 is Our Story, Our Soul, Our Food which aims to embrace and celebrate the multicultural influences within our community, as we hail our heritage and what has influenced our individual cooking styles.

I will be hosting a Tastings Dinner on Saturday 25th October at The Fig Restaurant and will hold two cooking demonstrations during the main event on Sunday 26th. I’m really looking forward to cooking with the local produce and meeting all the locals.

Hope to see you there!

See the OFFICIAL WEBSITE for all the details

27 Oct-08 Nov – World Expeditions Tour of Sri Lanka

Let me show you ‘My Sri Lanka’! I’ll personally take you on a journey through the sights, spices and culture of my homeland. We’ll eat and explore from the palm-fringed coast to hill country tea fields; from ancient cities to wildlife parks. I’ll show you how to cook my favourite dishes along the way and show you an insiders view of this beautiful island.

You can read more and view my blogs from my first trip around Sri Lanka HERE.

The tour is all-inclusive and space is very limited, CLICK HERE for more information and to book!

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AUGUST 2014

29-30 July: Dilmah Real High Tea, VIC Group

12-13 Aug: Dilmah Real High Tea, NSW Group

I am very proud to be a judge in the global Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge. Running since 2007, with the objective of ‘putting the tea back in high tea’, the competition is open to both Professionals and Consumers with the winners of each country experiencing an amazing trip for two around Sri Lanka.

Entries are now closed, but keep up with the action and new competition dates HERE

Download the full Real High Tea booklet here: Dilmah Real High Tea Information Booklet 2014, it gives you all the specifics you’ll need to enter and prepare your presentation.

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JULY 2014

Wed 02 July – 7pm – Gourmet Institute Cooking Class, Brisbane

The wonderful Celebrity chef Harvey Norman Gourmet Institute is back!

Turn up the heat this winter  as I show you how to throw a party with stuffed ancho chillies, and then go deeper with a Mexican classic — the complex and seductive chicken mole.

Join me for lots of tasty treats and laughs at the Brisbane venue: Harvey Norman Aspley, 1411-1419 Gympie Rd, Aspley QLD.

BOOK HERE

Thu 03 July – 6:30pm – Brazilian Fever, Noosa Beach House

Brazil is a country where all are welcome, it opens its arms to travelers from across the world and treats them to flavoursome delights and fun loving new friends. To celebrate the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup and the festival soul of Brazil we are having a one-of-a-kind Brazilian fiesta – 15 dishes served as traditional shared plates matched with South American wines.

Tickets for this event are strictly limited and it will sell out.

Phone (07) 5449 4761 ASAP to secure your seats.

READ MORE on the Sheraton Noosa’s Noosa Beach House website

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JUNE 2014

Sat 14 June 10am–2pm  – Essential Ingredient, Melbourne – Hands-on Cooking class $275

LET’S TURN THE HEAT UP! There are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of varieties of chillies, used in dishes across myriad cultures and cuisines. Travel with me from Mexico to Sri Lanka to Indonesia and discover the role the chilli plays in each country’s food. In Mexico dried ancho chillies are stuffed and baked, while fresh chillies enliven salsas. Small red and green chillies are essential to Sri Lankan curries, and add heat and flavour to Indonesian sambals and pastes.

Lots to learn, lots to eat and a lot of laughs along the way!

BOOK HERE or  Call (03) 9827 9047

OPENING FLYING FISH, TOKORIKI ISLAND – Flying Fish spreads it’s wings!

Opening this month is the latest luxury resort in Fiji, Sheraton Tokoriki Island and Flying Fish now has a second location in the Pacific!

Tokoriki Island is situated in the beautiful Mamanuca Islands, just a 1 hour boat ride from Denerau Island marina. Our new bar, open kitchen, dining room and deck overlook the aqua blue water and neighbouring islands. With our Flying Fish Head chef Kim Brennan, island-hopping across to head up the new team, there will be plenty of drool-worthy eats to accompany the views

BOOK HERE 

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MAY 2014

Noosa Beach House’s First Birthday!
That’s right, we’re turning 1! How time flies..

To celebrate we’re giving away 2x dinner for two PLUS 2x signed cookbooks on Facebook page and Instagram

Upload a photo of yourself on any birthday, anywhere doing anything HERE and be in the draw to win. AND/OR
Post your birthday photo on Instagram with the tag #Happy1yearNBH!

Mother’s Day at Noosa Beach House
$79 per person
Sunday 11th May
lunch from 12:30pm or a la carte menu for dinner
Treat Mum to a taste of Noosa’s fresh produce cooked by Peter Kuruvita in his signature styles. We’re offering a 3-course set menu for lunch or a la carte service for dinner. Every Mum who dines with us for lunch or dinner goes into a draw to win a stunning piece of jewelry from the Leigh Fortington Collection. Space is limited so phone 07-5449-4754 for more information and to book your table today!

15 – 18 May – Noosa Food and Wine Festival

The Australia’s best chefs, restaurants, growers and producers come together to take part in the Noosa Food and Wine Festival. I’m pleased to announce that Noosa Beach House and I will be a part of this year’s event.

Sat 17th May:  Noosa Beach House Gala Dinner –  4 courses with matching Accolade Wines. Recipes are inspired my travels through Sri Lanka, Fiji, Indonesia, the Cook Islands, the Philippines and Mexico. SOLD OUT

You can also catch me in the Festival grounds:

May 17 – 2:45pm – “Spice Up Your Life” at the Courier Mail Annex

May 18 – 1:30pm – Cooking Demonstration on the Main Stage

Reserve your tickets and join the mailing list by CLICKING HERE.

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MARCH 2014

20 March 6:30pm for a 7pm start – A Mexican Fiesta at Noosa Beach House

Mark your calendars – Peter will be serving up a fiesta, Mexican style at Noosa Beach House so not only can you watch the new series on SBS Food but you can taste it first hand!

Personally presented by Peter Kuruvita at Noosa Beach House:

Canapés & Margarita on arrival, followed by a 3-course Mexican feast with wine $94 in partnership with T’Gallant Winery.

Book your place now before they’re gone!

Phone Noosa Beach House on +61 7 5449 4754

13 – 16 March – Taste of Sydney

Every Sydney foodie’s favourite festival is back on the 13-16th of March, 2014 with even more wine, food and fun than last year.

Tickets are already available from the Taste of Sydney website. If you want to check out the fun at last year’s event CLICK HERE for a video – see if you can spot me!

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FEBRUARY 2014

6 – 14 February – World Expeditions Tour of Sri Lanka

Join me on my third culinary and cultural tour of Sri Lanka with World Expeditions! I’ve had wonderful adventures with my first two tour groups in 2013, but there is so much more to discover each and every time I visit Sri Lanka. I look forward to showing a new group of great foodies my beautiful mother country; the food, fun and friendly nature of Sri Lanka.

You can read more and view my blogs from my first trip around Sri Lanka HERE.

The tour is all-inclusive and space is very limited, CLICK HERE for more information and to book!

13 February 7pm – Mexican Fiesta airs on SBS Food!

My long-awaited third series ‘Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita’ premiers on Australia’s tastiest network, SBS Food! Watch as I travel around Mexico, learning the cuisine, culture and heritage of this ancient and amazing land. From the enormous Mexico City to diving in prehistoric cenotes this series will take you to places few have traveled and open your eyes to an incredible and ingenious culture responsible for so many of the things we use every day.

Stay tuned for updates as we approach the 7:30pm air date of Episode 1 on the 13th of February, 2014!

25 February 6pm – World Expeditions Sri Lankan Tour Info Night

Melbourne, you’re invited to join me for an evening of stories and Sri Lankan delights where you’ll hear all about my ground-breaking trip to Jaffna and Sri Lanka’s North & East with World Expeditions.

The information session is free but spaces are strictly limited to CLICK HERE to book yours ASAP!

Where: 1st Floor, 393 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne

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DECEMBER 2013

31 December – New Year’s Eve at Noosa Beach House

What better way to ring in the start of 2014 than with new friends and old loved ones on the beach at Noosa! Join us for a 4-course menu featuring Lobster, eye fillet, Coral trout and much more. $125pp food only / $55pp for children.

Phone 07-5449-4754 to book your table today!

25 December – Christmas at Noosa Beach House

Join us for a lavish Christmas lunch featuring seasonal produce and all the holiday trimmings. The menu will be released on the Noosa Beach House Facebook page closer to the date. Adults are $220 per person, children $150.

Please note: Christmas dinner at Noosa Beach House is now SOLD OUT except for the Private Dining Room. If you’d like to enquire about booking a Private Dining experience phone us on 07-5449-4754.

until the end of December – Special Offers at Steakhouse by Peter Kuruvita

As a very special holiday offer just print out this coupon and receive your choice of:
– 15% off your food AND beverage bill when you dine with us throughout your stay at The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, or,
– FREE babysitting! or,
– FREE meals for your kids under 12 years old!

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NOVEMBER 2013

7 November – Info Night with World Expeditions

Would you like to try a taste of what a tour with me around Sri Lanka will be like? Come to the World Expeditions obligation-free information session where you’ll try Sri Lankan ‘short eats’ and enjoy a glass of wine while I tell stories from my travels and what you can expect on my next trips to Sri Lanka.

Not many spaces are available, reserve quickly! CLICK HERE for more information or to book your ticket now!

Time: 6:30pm
Address: Level 5 / 71 York St, Sydney

5 November – Melbourne Cup at Noosa Beach House

Come join me for a delicious celebration of Australia’s favourite derby. I’ll be cooking a 4 course lunch, along with a glass of bubbles on arrival, fashion parade by Zambezee Boutiques, hosted by Nikki Parkinson plus all the trackside action on the big screens!

Phone (07) 5449 4754 to book.

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OCTOBER 2013

21 October – 2 November – World Expeditions Tour of Sri Lanka

Join me on my second culinary and cultural tour of Sri Lanka with World Expeditions! The first one was a sold-out success and I had an incredible time taking my group around my beautiful mother country, showing them first-hand the food, fun and friendly nature of Sri Lanka.

The tour is all-inclusive and space is very limited, CLICK HERE for more information or to book your ticket now!

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SEPTEMBER 2013

23-26 September – ‘Food and Wine with Peter Kuruvita’ at Pinetrees, Lord Howe Island

One of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world is just a short flight from Australia – Lord Howe Island. And now thanks to a complete package offered by Pinetrees resort there’s no excuse!

Including 8 hours of cooking classes, wine tastings, 6-course dinners, 5 nights accommodation, breakfasts, lunches, teas, dinners and airport transfers there’s no better getaway than Pinetrees’ ‘Food and Wine with Peter Kuruvita’.

BOOK NOW

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5 September – World Expeditions ‘A Night of Tastes with Peter Kuruvita’

In early 2013 a group of intrepid foodies had the chance to join Peter on a trip through his favourite parts of Sri Lanka. Now another two tours have been scheduled with the October/November 2013 tour already full!

But you can experience a Taste of Sri Lanka in Noosa at Peter’s new restaurant Noosa Beach House in July.

Address: 14-16 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads QLD
Date: Thursday 5th Sept
Time: Arrive @ 6.30pm for 7pm sit-down
Price: $89 inc. 2 glasses wine or beer – Canapés on arrival, family-style curry banquet, Dessert, Coffee/tea + Love Cake petit fours

BOOK NOW, space is very limited

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AUGUST 2013

11 August – Sun Herald ‘City2Surf’ for A Start in Life

I’m running with my family in support of a wonderful Australian charity called ‘A Start in Life‘. Aiming to provide underprivileged children with food for lunch, school books, tuition and excursion fees please donate and help me give children a new start in life.

Every donation counts so please dip even a little ways into your pocket and DONATE NOW.

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JULY 2013

11 July – World Expeditions ‘A Night of Tastes with Peter Kuruvita’

In early 2013 a group of intrepid foodies had the chance to join Peter on a trip through his favourite parts of Sri Lanka. Now another two tours have been scheduled with the October/November 2013 tour already full!

But you can experience a Taste of Sri Lanka in Noosa at Peter’s new restaurant Noosa Beach House in July.

Address: 14-16 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads QLD
Date: Thursday 11th July
Time: Arrive @ 6.30pm for 7pm sit-down
Price: $79 inc. 2 glasses wine or beer – Canapés on arrival, family-style curry banquet, Dessert, Coffee/tea + Love Cake petit fours

BOOK NOW, space is very limited

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JUNE 2013

Filming – SBS Food’s ‘Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita’

Eating, discovering and filming a new series for SBS Food in Central and South America I’m so excited to bring you my ‘Mexican Fiesta!’

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MAY 2013

Filming – SBS Food’s ‘Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita’

Eating, discovering and filming a new series for SBS Food in Central and South America I’m so excited to bring you my ‘Mexican Fiesta!’

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APRIL 2013

Filming – SBS Food’s ‘Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita’

Eating, discovering and filming a new series for SBS Food in Central and South America I’m so excited to bring you my ‘Mexican Fiesta!’

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23 April – Lifestyle Food Channel’s “Ask the Butcher”

Tune in to Lifestyle FOOD for my appearance on “Ask the Butcher”. Check out their Facebook page HERE.

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MARCH 2013

02 March – Thomas Dux In-Store Product Demonstrations – Lane Cove, SYDNEY

I’m excited to announce that my new ‘Peter Kuruvita’ range is now available at Thomas Dux. To celebrate the launch of the products I’ll be doing some in-store cooking demonstrations. Come along!

11am – 1pm

62 Burns Bay Road Lane Cove NSW 2066
Phone: 02 9420 4833

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04 March – Sydney Fish Market Cooking School – Pyrmont, SYDNEY

Join me at the Sydney Fish Market for a special seafood cooking class. During this 3 hour hands-on class and seafood dinner you’ll learn my recipes for Ceylon Tea Prawns, Mylligatawny Soup, and my favourite Jaffna Crab Curry. READ MORE…

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09 March – Thomas Dux In-Store Product Demonstrations – Crows Nest, SYDNEY

My second product-launch cooking demonstration will be in the Crows Nest Thomas Dux store. You’re all invited!

11am – 1pm

13-19 Willoughby Rd Crows Nest NSW 2065
(02) 9436 2223

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14-17 March – Taste of Sydney – Centennial Park, SYDNEY

One of Sydney’s favourite food-lovers events has to be Taste of Sydney, this year I’ll be cooking some of my signature dishes and premiering my new range of ‘Peter Kuruvita’ sauces, chutneys, sambals and Sri Lankan flavours. Come along, grab a plate and say hello. READ MORE…

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FEBRUARY 2013

04-17 February – World Expeditions Tour of Sri Lanka

I will personally take you to my favourite places to get a feel for the “real” Sri Lanka. See the sights, hear my stories and learn how to cook my favourite dishes. READ MORE…

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Opening of Steakhouse by Peter Kuruvita – The Westin, FIJI

In January 2013 the Starwood Hotel Group adds another dining destination to Denarau – Steakhouse by Peter Kuruvita at the Westin, just a short stroll around the beach from Flying Fish Fiji.

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