WIN: Chinese New Year banquet at Proudfoots

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CLOSED: winner FIONA GOLDING of W’bool.

Competition is open to all existing and new subscribers. It closes 5pm Friday February 5 and the winner will be notified by email later that night. See details at end of story.

[dropcap style=”font-size: 60px; color: #A02F2F;”] S[/dropcap]ublime chef Christopher Grace¬†is returning to the kitchen for a Chinese banquet extravaganza at Proudfoot’s Boathouse in Warrnambool to celebrate Chinese New Year on Monday February 8 – and we have a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky subscriber.

Christopher Рwho is a subscriber and supporter of Bluestone Magazine Рhas generously donated two tickets valued at $88 each for what will be an eight-course meal plus dessert and fruit to celebrate the start of the Chinese Year of the Monkey.

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While Christopher is the manager of Proudfoot’s Boathouse restaurant, he is no longer working as a head chef.

Having walked away from a potential career as a photographic artist in his teens, Christopher Grace is returning to his love of shooting with film.
Warrnambool chef and artist Christopher Grace.

[dropcap style=”font-size: 60px; color: #A02F2F;”] H[/dropcap]is return to the kitchen for this special event has been inspired by his extensive travels through South-East Asia and a desire to pay homage to one of the world’s oldest and most influential cuisines.

“I have seen the massive influence of Chinese cuisine in these areas and, of course, the influence the Chinese have had on Australia,” Christopher said.

Bluestone recently wrote about the impact of Asia on Christopher’s photography and painting in a profile that highlighted a lesser-known side of the flamboyant chef. You can read that fascinating story here.

[box]This competition is open to all Bluestone subscribers, including those who subscribe this week. To enter, please EMAIL us at with the words “Chinese banquet” in the subject line. Entries close 5pm Friday Feb 5 and the winner will be notified by email later that night. Please spread the word about this event, which is sure to be a sell out, and bookings are essential on (03) 5561 5055. See the full menu below.[/box]

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