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Executive chef Blake Seymour has invited four local producers to join him to present the evening dinner on Friday 28 October from 6.30pm in Spinnakers Restaurant Ballina. The dinner event includes several grazing courses, a drink on arrival and the chance to meet and greet four of our finest local producers.

Blake says that his Blake’s Table dinners are a chance for locals and their friends to experience local produce and ingredients in a shared atmosphere.

Menu highlights include Ballina king prawns with Pigs Run Wild charcuterie, romesco, artichoke, asparagus and broad beans, whole roasted free-range ducks with Davidson plum glaze, roasted fennel and heirloom carrots, plus a Nimbin Valley Cheese board.

‘I’m delighted to have Jared of Jilly Wines, Kerry of Nimbin Valley Dairy, Donna of Witches Broomstick mushrooms and Marty from Pigs Run Wild as part of this next special dinner event’, said Blake. ‘My menu has something for meateaters, seafood lovers and vegetarians’.

Call 6686 2544 to reserve your seat at Blake’s Table on Friday 28 October from 6pm. www.ballinarsl.com.au


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