Norfolk Island Food Festival

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Norfolk Island has in recent years grown into a popular foodie destination, offering locally grown, fresh, organic produce which is picked and cooked on the same day. This is the real paddock to plate experience that you are sure to enjoy.

There are over 20 eating-out places for you on Norfolk Island. These boutique cafés and restaurants offer a variety of delicious dishes made from the freshest ingredients during the food festival. Add to that mix fresh fish, local beef and pork and small boutique products such as coffee, honey and cheese.

TASTE Norfolk Island is an annual celebration of food, culture and lifestyle. It is set against the stunning backdrop of our beautiful island home and is a culinary experience not to be missed.

During the Norfolk Island Food Festival you will also experience the celebrations of Thanksgiving Day.

Norfolk Island is one of the few places outside of the U.S.A. to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Join us for what promises to be a bountiful week of delicious food and fun at the 2019 Norfolk Island Food Festival.


Monday 25th – Cocktails on the Green 5pm – 7pm. The Historical Golf Club at Kingston.

Enjoy a selection of delicious hot and cold canapés, highlighting the local food with a variety of beer and wines, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages as you mix and mingle with other festival goers.

Tuesday 26th – Taste Norfolk’s Bounty Festival Night – 5:30pm ’til late. The Old Gaol in World Heritage Kingston.

You will have a bountiful “Taste” sensation from the many food stalls offering mouth-watering creations. This is street food, island style, with a bar service and and live entertainment.

Wednesday 27th – Thanksgiving Day Lunch – 12:30pm. The Local in Taylor’s Road.

Thanksgiving Day is a celebrated tradition passed down from our Pitcairn and Whaler ancestors. Norfolk is one of the few places outside of the U.S.A. who still celebrate this day. Guests are welcome to attend the morning church services, then enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch of local traditional dishes.

Thursday 28th – Celebration Dinner – 6pm for 6:30pm. The Bounty Lodge Homestead in Ferny Lane.

Taste your away around Norfolk Island at the Celebration Dinner. A relaxed degustation menu will showcase fresh produce from all corners of our bountiful island. Mingle with other guests amongst the landscaped gardens, before taking your seat for the final courses of the evening.

Taste Norfolk Island Gift Bag

All festival package holders will receive an exclusive gift bag on arrival, with a selection of locally produced gifts and souvenirs. Included will be all your festival vouchers and festival itinerary, together with exclusive vouchers and offers for food festival visitors.


MASTERCLASS with celebrity Chef Dominique Rizzo – Monday 25 Nov 11.30am at the Local, Taylor’s Road. Limited spaces.

Dominique Rizzo is one of Queensland’s leading female chefs who creates purely delicious, healthy and real food recipes that inspire people to make a change for the better while still loving their food.

Join Dominique for a Masterclass you won’t forget.

MASTERCLASS with celebrity Chef Matt Golinski – Tuesday 26 Nov 11.30am at the Paradise Hotel & Resort. Limited spaces.

Matt Golinski is a highly regarded, professional chef with a passion for creating cuisine using fresh, seasonal and local ingredients.Matt has worked as executive chef at some of Queensland’s leading restaurants and founded his own catering company.

Join Matt for a Masterclass you won’t forget.

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