Invite the World to Dinner
On 15 November 2014 a selection of the world’s most influential and respected food and wine VIPs came together at Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), for Restaurant Australia’s exclusive and highly anticipated ‘Invite The World To Dinner’ Gala event.
More than 80 international food and wine writers, critics, columnists, reviewers, celebrity chefs, TV personalities, including Heston Blumenthal, Alice Waters, A.A. Gill, Sanjeev Kapoor and Yifan Liu joined the likes of Australian foodies Maggie Beer, Matt Preston and Matt Moran to sample a truly unique and spectacular menu, created by Restaurant Australia Head Chefs Ben Shewry, Peter Gilmore and Neil Perry AM.
The event marked a milestone in Tourism Australia’s Restaurant Australia campaign, showcasing to the world the remarkable people, exceptional produce and inspiring places that make Australian food and wine so unique.
The event shone the spotlight on Australia’s unique culinary offering, bringing together global influencers with a collective reach of over 400 million fans and followers and showcasing the best of Australian food and wine experiences and produce on offer from every corner of the country.
Before culminating in the Gala event at MONA Hobart, the Invite The World To Dinner tour saw international guests spend a week travelling the country to experience more than a thousand of Australia’s best food and wine offerings, taking in every State and Territory.