2018 RESTAURANT & FOOD EXHIBITORS

WHARF BAR & RESTAURANT

Situated right on the river and in the centre of town, Wharf Bar & Restaurant takes advantage of the stunning Richmond River backdrop. With its open plan dining area, guests will enjoy one of the most spectacular sunsets in Australia, whilst enjoying a great selection of quality cocktails and delicious food.

By utilising an incredible selection of locally sourced seafood and the regions freshest farmed veggies, Wharf Bar & Restaurant is a memorable dining experience in the historic coastal town of Ballina for visitors and a favourite amongst the lucky locals.

Connect with us on facebook.com/WharfRestaurantBallina or wharfbarballina.com.au

CHILE BANDITOS

Started in 2015 by a couple of mates hailing from Lismore, The Chile Banditos have a lust for traditional fire cooking and all things spicy. 

What began as a fun cooking and gardening group on Facebook has evolved to offer a BBQ Catering Business, their own line of BBQ and chilli products and a worldwide network of passionate members networking together to inspire people to make better eating choices. 

After declaring battle on the microwave the Chile Banditos hope that one day they will be declared BBQ warlords.

Check out their facebook page for more information about the Chile Banditos

BALLINA RSL CLUB

See Executive Chef Blake Seymour at this years Ballina Food & Wine Festival. Blake has previously won the best plate competition and will be delivering a sensational plate to win back the title!

You can catch Blake on the cooking stage with Gavin Hughes of Byron at Byron. 

 

www.ballinarsl.com.au

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www.instagram.com/ballinarslchef

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A CHEF'S POCKET

The Chefs Pocket logo Franco and Andres are two Peruvian chefs looking to promote their food in Australia.

They have this ongoing project for almost two years and run a market stall at Ballina Farmer’s Market every Sunday besides doing pop ups and other festivals around the area with a future dream of a restaurant.

In this case they will showcase one of Peru’s signature dish: ceviche made with fresh local fish and a lemon, salt, chili and coriander dressing.
Authentic South Indian food has been serving delicious authentic vegetarian and non-vegetarian South Indian cuisine to the people in Lismore and surrounding areas since 2008. We specialise in preparing Indian food according to your taste while using the freshest and where possible local ingredients.

We cater for all major events and shows in the northern rivers.

Read our story and more about our business at www.southindian.com.au.

SEEQA ETHIO-AFRICAN TRADITIONAL FOOD

Seeqa Seeqa is the mobile version of Mana Chita Ethiopian Restaurant in Coffs Harbour. Since 2012 Seeqa has been serving food at festivals and markets along the mid north coast of NSW.

Our menu is drawn from the many ethnic groups in Ethiopia including Oromo, Amhara, Harari, and Somaili making for a diversity of flavours, from super spicy curries to savoury filled flatbreads. In case you were wondering, Seeqa means ‘smile’ – our number one product which comes free with every meal.

BALCONY BAR & OYSTER CO.

Just meters back from Byron Bays legendary Main Beach, Balcony Bar sits perched high above the hustle and bustle of Byron Bays busy streets.

Balcony Bar offers views over Lawson and Jonson streets and captures the hippy come surf culture that Byron Bay is famous for. Balcony Bar has established itself as a landmark venue for casual dining, as well as large celebrations, casual parties and as a must-go-to destination for all to visit.

Under the direction of Executive Chef, Sean Connolly, one of Australia and New Zealand’s most well respected chefs, the food ethos here is all about simple, fresh & hones flavours “our food is approachable, grown up and easy going. The best quality done simply”

TERRY'S BALLS

Terry's Balls sells Takoyaki and Ebiyaki, octopus and prawn dumplings, a popular Japanese street food originating in Osaka. Takoyaki has been around since the 1930s and was created by Tomekichi Endo a street vendor. We are delighted to bring our Takoyaki to the Ballina F & W Exibition".

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CROW-KET

Crow-ket create European style croquettes using organic, local and artisan produce wherever possible. All served with a selection of home made chutneys and dips and a side of crushed avocado – our croquettes are all totally gluten free and we always have vegan options available.

Our menu selection is driven by seasonality and quality to help achieve our goal: to always serve delicious little balls of goodness that hand made with love.

BALLINA’S INDIAN KITCHEN

Ballina's indian kitchen is serving costumers from last 4years at 70 river street ballina.

We use fresh ingredients (vegetables and meat). We grind our own spices. We cook fresh everyday. Get lots of love from local people and visitors. We cook north and south indian dishes. Looking forward for more love and support in future. Always trying too do better each and every days.

SHUCK

Shuck is a Ballina-based purveyor of quality Australian oysters and gourmet Australian smoked oyster products.

At the 2018 Ballina Food & Wine Festival, Shuck will be creating a $5 and $10 tasting plate showcasing its smoked oyster paté and whole smoked oysters.

They are delicious on their own with a wine or a beer, or great added to dishes like pasta and steak sandwiches.

Find Shuck at the festival or for more information visit the SHUCK Facebook page.

FRY DAYZ

 Specialising in delicious gourmet loaded fries, inspired from tastes from around the world, these fries are perfectly paired with .... well just about anything! Make sure you get your hands on a sample plate, or share a tasting plate for a mouthwatering experience.

You've gotta love FryDayz

JUNKYARD BBQ

I am a Local Small Business, Built the smoker myself out of all reclaimed and reused products.

Firmly believe in a biodegradable packaging and also reusing and repurposing products that are not being used anymore.

My food is a mix of Fine dining perfection with downright awesome home style Barbecue, just like in the States, but with a twist for the Aussie palate.

SAFYA

WELCOME HOME

We are a tight knit family run place, where we believe in letting the ingredients tell the story.

Our food and drinks are inspired by Egyptian recipes dated back 3 family generations and altered to give modern twist. Our food is free from preservatives, processed ingredients, locally sourced, seasonal and organic wherever possible. Honest, simple, & with love is our belief, with a lot of laughter to. “Safya” means pure and our intent is pure; that you enjoy your time in our place.

 Bil hana wel shefa (Bon appetite)

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DANNY'S BONEFISH BAR & GRILL

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ZICATELA WOODFIRED MEXICAN

BYRON BAY BREWERY

PEARL OF THE QUARTER

Pearl of the Quarter is an original and distinctive food truck and event catering company serving exceptional food inspired by the flavours of places once visited, never forgotten; The Caribbean, New Orleans, Brazil, Cuba, the Southern States of the USA and reaching into all the great quarters of the world.

Choose from the Street Food or Banquet menus, or allow the chef to create a menu especially for you. Pearl of the Quarter brings something very special to the markets, parties, festivals, weddings and private functions they cater for. Sourcing only the best quality produce, Pearl of the Quarter pours love into every dish.

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OLIVE AND LUCA

TAYLOR MADE FOOD

DUMPLINGS and YUM CHA

BALLINA FISHERMEN'S CO-OP

Fishermens Co-op

CHERRY STREET SPORTS BALLINA

SHELTER