Looking for a countrified experience for the whole family this Easter? Your search is over, because on Easter Saturday, the 19th April 2014, Kenilworth is putting out a big welcome mat for its annual farm-to-fork feast, the Kenilworth Cheese, Wine and Food Festival.
And it’s set to be another corker event this year!
Celebrating 25 years of cheese making by Kenilworth Country Foods, the festival is your ‘once a year’ chance to indulge in the freshest produce from around our renowned Mary Valley. However, it is not just for the wine and cheese buffs, as you’ll see this will be a brilliant day out for the whole family.
Over the years the festival has grown in popularity so make sure you get there early so that you get to sample everything the days events have to offer. And take an esky as you will definitely want to being something yummy home.
Some of the great events planned for the festival:
Breakfast in the Park from 7.00 am
Wine & Cheese Tastings
The Kenilworth Historical Museum will be open all day from 9.00 am. It’s a great way to see what makes the region so special in Queensland history.
The Great Cheese Rolling Contest
Open to all ages, this is an all day event staring at 8.30 am. Entry is just $3 and Registration is from 8.00 am
The Cheester Egg Hunt – One for the littlies!
For 4 to 7 year olds, the festival has created a Hunt for the Special Golden Cheester Egg. Loads of fun to watch. 10.00 am Start. $2.00 entry with registration from 8.00 am at enclosed children’s play area.
Gourmet Cooking Demonstrations
Chef Peter Wolfe of Cedar Creek Bushfood Farm. Watch Peter fuse native Bushfood flavours with Asian & European Cuisines. Demonstrations at 10.30 am & 1.30 pm
A trip down memory lane with your wine madam?
From his very first song you’ll be amazed and delighted as ‘That 60’s Guy’ takes you on a magical tour reminiscing the most colourful and diverse musical decade in pop history. See Rob’s website at www.that60sguy.com.au
From Maroochydore you can be in Kenilworth in just under an hour via the Eumundi Kenilworth Road.
For more information on the day and the events log onto www.kenilworthfoodfest.org.au.
2014 Kenilworth Cheese, Wine and Food Festival Stall Holders:
2nd 2 None Wines Botanical Infused and Low Alcohol Wines,
The Barra Hut Fresh Fish, Calamari, Sushi and Barramundi Tasting
Camphor Laurel Inititive Camphor Laurel Cutting Boards
Cedar Creek Farm Bush Foods and Cooking Demonstrations
Coruno Enterprises Satellite Television, Solar and Eco Technology
Crystal Waters Bakery Sour Dough Bread, Pizzas
Crystal Waters Honey Honey and Related Products
Crystal Waters Plants Potted Culinary Herbs
Dagan Growers’ Market Fresh Organic Fruit and Vegetables
Discovery Coast Spice Traders Omelettes from Free Range Eggs
Farley’s Jams and Relishes
Gourmet Dumplings Steamed Dumplings, Buns & Rice Paper Rolls
Gumnut Park Native Nursery Native Plants
Imbil Homestead Sauces, Chutneys, Pickles and Confectionery
Japanese Yums Japanese Food
Kat’s Wafflehouse Gluten Free Waffles Fresh from the Iron
Kenan’s Catering Turkish Breads, Delight & Baklava
Maleny Avocado Oil Avocado Oils
Maleny Coffee Shop Takeaway Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate and Chai
Moffatdale Ridge Winery Wines to Taste and Buy
Old Fashioned Baked Treats Biscuits, cakes and slices
Rocco Sorelle Woodfired Pizzas
Sandy Creek Macadamias Macadamia Nuts, Oil, Muesli, Dukkah etc.
Secret Pantry Preserved Fruits, Curds, Relishes & Jams
Springdell Fruit Wines, Ports and Liqueurs
Stella May Fine Foods Quality Pates, Terrines and Rillettes
Thai Corner Cooked Thai Food
The Van from Hoian Vietnamise Cuisine
Whiteman’s Organic Vegetable Seedlings
Winya Wines Range of Fine Wines
Witjuti Grub Bushfood Nursery Native Food Plants & Products
Woongooroo Estate Wines Tasting & Sales, Souvenirs & Products
Your Inspiration at Home Award Winning Pantry Goods & Spices