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Caper Byron Bay Food and Culture Festival infiltrates Brunswick Picture House for three days during the inaugural festival of From Friday 11 to Sunday 13 November with dinner and show in the evening and Yum Cha restaurant and bar during the day.
Local Mullum boy Louis Tikaram, now the acclaimed chef of Stanley Restaurant in Brisbane, returns to his roots to ignite your taste buds with a Cantonese banquet, as you’re transported back in time with a cabaret show by celebrated cabaret and jazz artist Monica Trapaga. In collaboration with the Brunswick Picture House, Caper Byron Bay presents ‘Cantonese and Cabaret‘ which will work on Friday and Saturday evening from 5 p.m.with shared tables of ten.
Guests will be treated to pre-show cocktails upon arrival at the iconic Braunschweig Picture House garden Who is Yo Mama Barbefore heading to the cabaret theater for dinner during the show.
Your senses will be transported on a transformational journey as you watch a 1930s-style performance by a famous cabaret artist Monique Trapaga. Then, ignite your taste buds with a Cantonese banquet from celebrity chef Louis Tikaram of Stanley.
Once famous, Good food guideYoung Chef of the Year Louis Tikaram grew up on a 110-acre farm in Mullumbimby and developed his love of food and interest in his heritage from his Chinese Fijian grandmother.
Louis was thrilled to return to his roots here at Brunswick Heads and share an unforgettable evening with you.
The beautifully talented Monica Trapaga has performed for over 30 years on television and on stage – in such beloved children’s shows as ABC PlaySchool and Disney Playhouse at Hello Australia and Sydney Opera House productions Mad Hatter Tea and The boy who was born with a mustache.
Grab a table of ten with friends or come make some new ones!
In addition to a dinner and a show, the Picture House garden bar will be transformed into ShanDong MaMa Yum Cha house on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.with dumpling master Mama Yin from Melbourne’s famous ShanDong MaMa restaurant serving a carefully selected menu of her hand-made dumplings.
The Caper crew organizers haven’t forgotten about your thirsty needs either, along with the folks at the new restaurant San problem opening at Brunswick Heads later this year, offering cool beats and great drinks at Who’s Yo MaMa bar in the garden of Brunswick Picture House.
All tickets and tables reserved through caperbyronbay.com.