Culinary Stars Showcase at Citrique Restaurant
with local producers from across the Sunshine State to create natural and nourishing yet sophisticated menu options. Creator of the Culinary Stars event, Paul has worked in some of the World's top restaurants across three
continents, and achieved multiple awards, including winner of the Iron Chef Thailand TV program in 2012 and 2013.
Richard Le Deunff
Richard Le Deunff
likes of London's Brasserie Roux before returning to Australia in late 2021. Regional winner of Nestle Golden Chefs Hat and top 5 within Australia, her cultural experience in the kitchen creates a multi-ethnic harmony of tastes and continues to set new culinary benchmarks at every kitchen she enters.
Culinary Stars Showcase
The event held four spectacular days of decadent degustation dinners, a culinary cooking class and a delicious high tea featuring some of the Gold Coast's most talented Chefs. We look forward to welcoming our guests back for the next incredible degustation dinner event soon!
A celebration of culinary art.
Ocean to Plate Degustation Dinner
Chefs: Richard Le Deunff, Paul Smart, Meyjitte Boughenout and Emir Kusbeci.
Hinterland to Plate Degustation Dinner
Welcoming ingredients from the hinterland for a five-course degustation. Indulge in zucchini flower, butter poached rainbow trout, wood-fired roasted quail, roasted lamb and Yuzu gold bar.
Chefs: Dayan Hartill-Law, Angela Brown, Richard Le Deunff, Gavin Hughes and Meyjitte Boughenout.
Traditional High Tea
A resort tradition created by our culinary team using local ingredients sourced from the Gold Coast Hinterland. Each homemade product is inspired by the echo of birds in the peaceful and tranquil environment surroundings, finishing with veliche dark chocolate tart.
Chefs: Richard Le Deunff and Jeffery Santos.
Farm to Plate Degustation Dinner
Chefs: Paul Smart, Dayan Hartill-Law, Richard Le Deunff, Gavin Hughes, Angela Brown and Emir Kusbeci.
JW Culinary Class
Chefs: Paul Smart and Gavin Hughes.
Creativity to Plate Degustation Dinner
Chefs: Joel Walsh, Bora Jung, Jeffrey Santos, Young Mo Ann, Zenith Gurung and Rodney Anthony.