What is it?


The exclusive seafood and wine long lunch Tastes of the Bay has established a enviable reputation in the short time it has been included in the festival. The long leisurely lunch of the local wild catch seafood and Sirromet wines is hosted by the award-winning Chef and television presenter Chef Andrew Mirosch and his team.

A limited number of tickets are available on line and will be sold on first in basis. Ticket price also includes general entry to festival. Seating commences at 11am for 11.45 start.

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Meet the team


Andrew Mirosch
Executive Chef, Sirromet Winery

Leading the Tastes of the Bay team is Sirromet Winery’s Lurleens Restaurant Executive Chef Andrew Mirosch. With a string of American Express Awards and Best Restaurant in Queensland and over his 30 year career Andrew remains passionate as ever when it comes to Queensland’s seafood and produce.

A mad keen fisherman Andrew combines the best of both worlds with Andrew, a licenced commercial fisherman out on the ocean catching seasonal fish and back on shore - into the Chefs whites creating magnificently fresh seafood dining experiences..

Victor Marmysz
Head Chef, Sirromet Winery

Victor is a head chef from Lurleens Restaurant at Sirromet Winery. He and Andrew are long time colleagues and together present the QR Masterclass tours… and the Tastes of the Bay.

Adam Chapman
Chief Winemaker, Sirromet Winery

Sirromet’s chief winemaker Adam Chapman’s career spans more than 20 years and was one of the first academically qualified winemakers on the Queensland wine scene.

Adam has worked in South Australia’s Barossa Valley, along with Burgundy and Ardeche in France before making his mark in Queensland’s Granite Belt. Here he has been influencing many Queensland producers with modern winemaking and viticultural techniques, accompanied by traditional methods.

Carolyn Brummell
Executive Chef, Pier Restaurant

The iconic Hervey Bay Pier Restaurant's Executive Chef Carolyn Brummell has won a swag of awards including 4 national awards and Hall of Fame. Carolyn’s specialties are local seafood and mushrooms

Damian Symes & Urangan State High Students
Teacher & Chef, Urangan State High School

Teacher Chef Damian Symes and the senior Hospitality students assist during the lunch, gaining real life experience.

Book your tickets online NOW

Tastes of the Bay costs $95 per person. This includes entry to the Seafood Festival and credit card transaction fees.

You can only book Tastes of the Bay online, right here, and tickets sell out very quickly.