Taste Paradise Showcases at Cairns Hilton event

TNQ Regional Food Network Members at the Cosmetic Surgeons Conference cocktail reception

Regional Flavours – Brisbane

Taste Paradise at Southbank. 

Nick Holloway of NuNu cooking demonstration on Main Stage.  ‘Off the Eaten Track’ filmed Broken Nose Vanilla. Rainforest Bounty and other products of Tropical North Queensland on display

Cairns Show

Taste Paradise wins Best Display Exhibition Booth

Feast of the Senses

March 2011

Taste Paradise at Market Day


Good Food & Wine Show,  Brisbane

 Taste Paradise at the Queensland Food Stand


Taste of the Tablelands

Taste Paradise in Atherton

Many offers to purchase the great Tablelands food displayed on the stall

Taste Paradise Signature Dish

Judged at The Pier by Mayor Val Schier, Advance Cairns CEO Ross Contarino, TTNQ  David Inches, and special culinary judges Patrick Biddlecombe and Brian Down.

Finalists Dishes were from Kewarra Beach Resort, Daintree Eco-Lodge and Ochre Restaurant.

and the winner is…..Craig Squire of Ochre Restaurant


Taste Paradise Food & Wine Festival

Ben O’Donoghue  & Local Chefs  – Cooking Demonstrations at The Pier

Tammy Barker introduced Ben and local chefs Jimmy Shu of Hanuman, Brad Nascone of Olano’s and Leon Walker of Wink.


Palate to Palette – An art exhibition on a theme of Food.

From the sensory experience of taste buds, our palate is lead on a journey through all the colours and expressions of an artist’s palette.
The Visual Arts Association FNQ brings together a mixture of ingredients that make up a recipe for a menu of luscious and tempting artistic delights in an exhibition of tropical foods of the region.  A Taste of Paradise


Marion Grasby & Local Chefs – Cooking it up at The Pier

Marion Grasby former contestant of MasterChef series 2 joined local chefs Jason Chuck of Eden House Retreat in Yungaburra, Nick Holloway of NuNu  at Palm Cove, Jimmy Shu of Hanuman Restaurant at the Hilton, and David Bres of Olivers Fine Food, Cairns to cook some of the regions great seafood and tropical ingredients.