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     Spend a Day In The Southern Highlands On Us!

    Let us introduce you to the wonderful Southern Highlands region just 90 minutes from Sydney and Canberra CBDs. For your invitation and RSVP details click here.

       

    Monday
    Oct152012

    Eling Forest Sample Function Menus.

    Eling Forest Winery

    functions and events

    Casual Dining menu 1 $55pp

    Homemade bread with three dips and olives

    Seafood paella with homemade chorizo, chicken & lemon herb pesto

    Lime, strawberry and coconut sorbet terrine finished with a raspberry and mint coulis

     

    Casual Dining menu 2 $55pp

    Ricotta and spinach ravioli with Napoli sauce and parmesan

    Tea smoked salmon with celeriac, radish salad and eggplant puree

    Chocolate lava pudding with honey spice ice-cream

     

    Eling Forest Winery

    functions and events

    BBQ banquet menu served on platters to tables $50pp

    Indian chick pea and pumpkin salad Rainbow coleslaw with mustard aioli dressing Garlic and chive potato salad
Tunisian garden salad
Beef sirloin basted in a barbecue shiraz marinade Barrumundi and prawn skewers with lemon butter Lemon and rosemary chicken
Pork and fennel sausages
Local beef sausages
Lemon and orange tart
Fruit platter
Gelato terrines
Chocolate mouse

     

    Banquet menu $65pp

    Homemade sour dough with three dips and Chicken liver vegetable pate with seeded toast wafers
Your second course choice of;
Paella with chorizo, chicken, wild mushrooms and herbs
or
Seafood paella with mussels, fish, prawns, squid and scallops
Your third course choice of;
Slow roast pork belly with pickled onion, fennel and radicchio salad
or
Beef Wellington with garlic mach and baby spinach
Profiteroles filled with Baileys custard served with a warm chocolate sauce and Dulce-de-leche Chocolate ice-cream

     

    Eling Forest Winery

    functions and events

    Degustation tapas style menu $95pp

    Barramundi spring rolls

    Lemon bread with smoked salmon

    Fried Camembert with rosella relish

    Blue cheese and walnut ravioli

    Chicken liver crostini with balsamic onion and wild rocket

    Lamb cutlet stuffed with Taleggio cheese and sage

    Curried chicken breast on roti bread

    Petite beef Wellington

    Braised lamb baby spinach and pickled beetroot burgers

     

     

    Fine dining 7 course menu 1 $115pp

    Scallop soubise soup

    Prawn and crab open ravioli

    Risotto with organic chicken, pumpkin and fire roasted capsicum

    Sugar cured ocean trout with vanilla and kaffir lime dressing

    Slow braised lamb shoulder with parsnip mash

    Crepes suzette with lavender islands

    Mint and chocolate lava pudding

     

    Eling Forest Winery

    functions and events

    Fine dining 7 course menu 2 $115pp

    Spicy vine ripened tomato gazpacho

    Crispy crepe filled with crab, leek and white sauce

    Abalone and squid risotto

    Scallops seared with lemon, dill and beurre blanc

    Lamb cutlet with baby roast vegetables and sauce verde

    Rhubarb soufflé with white chocolate sauce

    Lemon and raspberry sorbet terrine

     

    Thursday
    Aug302012

    Need A Glamourous Incentive?

    Biota Dining have teamed up with Blue Sky Helicopters to bring you the 'Flying Chef' ,  more than just a cooking class experience!

    Departing from Sydney Airport, the journey takes flight over Sydney Harbour then onto the picturesque countryside of the Southern Highlands for a culinary experience like no other.

    Participants join acclaimed and multi award winning Executive Chef  James Viles and his team for a day of gastronomic splendour.  Stroll through the kitchen garden to experience Biota’s dedication to fresh and local produce and enjoy the unique opportunity to taste interesting flavours and learn something new.

    Whether you’re just a beginner or wishing to improve your culinary talents, James will share his passion, and showcase his culinary techniques and expertise in the kitchen.

    Following a delectable lunch, a helicopter awaits to return you to Sydney .

    From $750 pp.

    Contact SHCE on p: 02 4861 5973  or

    e: info@shce.com.au

    Thursday
    Aug302012

    Follow The Gourmet Food Trail

     

    THE PEPPERS RETREATS, popular conference and meetings venues, in the Southern Highlands have unveiled an irresistible assortment of seasonal events, packages and gourmet offerings to entice food lovers to experience the ‘Peppers Gourmet Food Trail. Corporate guests at these Southern Highland heritage retreats can look forward to fabulous menus full of local produce and foodie related activities including cooking demonstrations and hosted food trails of the region.

    Packages range from fire side fun to a taste of the highlife with loads of taste bud tempters in between such as:

    HIGH TEA AND CROQUET:  Peppers Manor House has launched a signature experience perfect for conference delegates who want a real taste of the high life added to their agenda. The High Tea and Croquet experience includes a classic high tea served in the Great Hall, guest lounges or in the courtyard on warmer days. Indulge with savoury finger sandwiches, dainty pastries, sweets and homemade scones, locally made preserves and a selection of fine teas and coffees, then challenge your team members to a game of croquet on the lawn.

     

    COMPLIMENTARY CAMP FIRE EXPERIENCE FOR SPRING EVENTS: Peppers Manor House and Craigieburn are offering an irresistible conference package for spring, with a complimentary camp fire team experience included, complete with fireside hot chocolate and marshmallows for delegates. Valid for events held before 30 October 2012, this special offer is based on new bookings only for conferences with a minimum of 20 room nights. Day delegate packages are from $65 per person and single share accommodation with breakfast from $179 per night at Peppers Craigieburn and $199 per night at Peppers Manor House.

     

    For more information and  to book your regional NSW conference, meeting or event contact Southernhh Highlands Corporate Events on p: 02 4861 5973 or e: info@shce.com.au

    Thursday
    Aug302012

    A Match With Sir Donald Bradman.

    When it comes to organising offsite activities for your conference itinerary or simply a great corporate day out , it can be rather challenging.

    Launched in 2011, the International Cricket Hall of Fame , is a multimiliion dollar addition to the original Bradman Museum and Oval  and is a venue now available for exclusive corporate hire.

    Ghosts of players past and stars of the modern game can be seen here using state of the art technology and design, amidst whom you can host anything from a cocktail reception or dinner through to a product launch or awards night.

    In addition to the event space , Sir Donald Bradmans original stomping ground - the oval - and pavillion are available for exclusive corporate hire. Why not recreate a country cricket match from yesteryear , complete with classic cricket whites and baggy green caps or host a competitive corporate one day match complimented by entertainment and some of the regions best food and wine.

    Exclusive hire of the oval is $1750 and includes all ground and wicket preparation between 10.30am and 5.30pm, access to the Bradman Pavilion Club Room, change rooms & toilets, 15 complimentary tickets to the Bradman Museum of Cricket for use on your match day. Excludes food, beverages and entertainment. www.bradman.com.au

    For further information or to book your regional NSW conference or event in the Southern Highlands contact SHCE on p: 02 4862 5973 or e: info@shce.com.au

    Thursday
    Aug302012

    Take Advantage of The Great Outdoors!

    After a winter of hibernation and conferencing behind closed doors, Spring is a time to leap into action and head outdoors! Create your own team building sports challenge of Olympic proportions!

    Choose from kayak racing down the picturesque Wingecarribee River or abseiling from dizzying heights.Take a bush walking adventure through the breathtaking National Parks of The Southern Highlands or  take on the obstacle course at the purpose built Wombaroo Adventure Centre ,including flying fox, trapeze and high ropes, archery and orienteering challenges.

    If extra incentive for fun is needed , why not try a 'Race Around The Vineyards', including wine tastings , an activity bound to bring out the 'sportsman/woman ' in everyone!

     

    For a bespoke outdoor activity program for inclusion in your next conference itinerary contact SHCE on p: 02 4861 5973 or e: info@shce.com.au