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Executive chef Joel Bickford from Aria

By S Haslam

If you’ve been lucky enough to dine at Aria restaurant in Sydney, you’ll know that they make the most of their killer view of the Opera House and Sydney Harbour with great food, great service and a great wine list.

Executive chef Joel Bickford from Aria will be guest chef at Harvest restaurant in Newrybar on Wednesday, 11 March 2020. Joel describes his Aria style as ‘incorporating nature, using unique and native Australian ingredients’, and he will be joining Harvest head chef Alastair Waddell, and wild food researcher Peter Hardwick, for a one-off menu exploring Australia’s underutilised ingredients. Renowned for his stylish and contemporary cuisine with a nod to native Australia, Joel is looking forward to exploring all that the Northern Rivers has to offer.

‘Growing up in the Blue Mountains, I have always had a strong connection with my environment, the land and its offerings – in turn, shaping my cooking style and thought process in the kitchen. Collaborating with chef Alastair Waddell and wild food researcher Peter Hardwick this March at Harvest Newrybar, I look forward to having the opportunity to bring the taste of Aria to Byron Bay locals’, said Joel.

Joel Bickford: Aria Sydney
Wednesday 11 March 2020
$120 5 courses + $50 matching wine

Bookings via: [email protected]
02 6687 2644


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