It’s ‘Go Go Go’ from The Apollo

Jonathan Barthelmess and Matthew Kempjoin forces for a Mediterranean-inspired collaboration

Jonathan Barthelmess, owner and chef of popular and exciting Sydney restaurant The Apollo, is heading north to join forces with Matthew Kemp, executive chef, The Byron at Byron for a Mediterranean-inspired rustic culinary collaboration.

The extravagant four-course Greek share-style feast on Friday 10 August will see Barthelmess and Kemp using the most delicious produce the northern rivers has to offer.

Renowned Apollo dishes on the menu include the Taramasalata Mullet Roe Dip, Grilled Octopus and White Chocolate Poached Rhubarb Honeycomb. The spectacular Greek Roast Lamb will be served with mulled wine, allowing guests to indulge in the backdrop of the subtropical rainforest.

Matching wines will be provided by St Hugo, with a St Hugo wine specialist in attendance to take guests on an exquisite wine journey over the course of the evening. The St Hugo Riesling V18 and St Hugo Shiraz V15 will be served throughout the evening.

Barthelmess is one of Australia’s most exciting chefs. He was greatly influenced by his mentors Stefano Manfredi and Janni Kyritsis, both masters of Mediterranean cooking in Australia. Now in its seventh year, The Apollo continues to excite the Sydney dining scene and was named ‘one of the world’s most exciting places to eat’ by renowned restaurant critic Terry Durack.

In 2016 Barthelmess opened The Apollo in the bustling heart of Tokyo and he is currently planning to open a restaurant later this year in his hometown, under the Story Bridge on the edge of the Brisbane River.

Earlier this year, The Byron at Byron underwent a six-week transformation of the resort restaurant, bar and central facilities in partnership with interior designers Luchetti Krelle and appointed acclaimed chef Matthew Kemp to lead the kitchen team.






Friday 10 August

Four-course feasting menu plus matching wines from St Hugo

$140 per person

Tickets available via Eventbrite

Byron at Byron Resort & Spa  |  77–97 Broken Head Road, Byron Bay
6639 2000  |  1300 554 362  |
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