Western Australia Gourmet Escape

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Gourmet Escape, Western Australia’s premier food and wine event returns for 2019. This year, Western Australia Gourmet Escape presented by Westpac will run over 10 days across the Swan Valley, Perth and Margaret River. A host of Australian culinary talent will also feature at the festival, which opens in the Swan Valley and Perth from 8 to 14 November and continues in Margaret River from 15 to 17 November.

The event has built a reputation through bringing together the world’s best chefs and pairing them with some of WA’s best local chefs to create intimate dining collaborations in unique locations. This year is no exception, with Marco Pierre White, Momofuku’s David Chang, Colin Fassnidge, Pierre Koffmann, The Rubens, James Halliday and more culinary and music stars, plus over 160 local wineries and producers joining the festival for an unmissable celebration of food, wine and music.

Speak with a Travel Associates adviser to book your offical WA Gourmet Escape travel package on 13 70 71 or enquire online using the form below. 


Western Australia Gourmet Escape features over 50 culinary events across the Swan Valley, Perth and Margaret River. Below is just a small highlight of events. Speak with your Travel Associates adviser for more information on the full program. 

Gourmet Feast in the Valley – 9 & 10 November

  • A feast for the senses, blending artisan food, Western Australian wines, celebrity chefs and live music at the spectacular Sandalford Estate in the Swan Valley.
  • Internationally renowned chefs Marco Pierre White and Jess Pryles will sear, sizzle and grill over flames at the ‘Fire Pit’ for cooking demonstrations.
  • Live music on the main stage with headliners including The Rubens (Saturday) and Abbe May (Sunday), supported by the likes of Fergus James, Odette Mercy & Her Soul Atomics, Carla Geneve, Web Rumors and more.
  • A vast range of family entertainment, including ABC stars dirtgirl & Justine Clarke hitting the main stage, alongside a kids’ disco with DJ Andrew Levins, and a ‘Little Growers Garden’ for the little green thumbs, where they’ll learn to grow their own herbs, make compost from kitchen scraps and more.

Sunset, Beats & Bites – Friday 15 November

  • Set in one of Margaret River’s most scenic locations, enjoy delicious food, new wave local wines and live entertainment, served with an iconic Western Australian ocean sunset.
  • The White Elephant Beach Café at Gnarabup Beach will play host to Tinys, Perth’s favourite wood-fired restaurant, who’ll be serving a generous selection of bite-sized food.

Gourmet Beach BBQ – Friday 15 November

  • Western Australia Gourmet Escape’s signature event, held at the postcard-perfect Castle Rock Beach. Featuring world-class local produce and drinks, international and local culinary superstars, and striking ocean views.
  • David Chang from New York’s legendary Momofuku restaurant empire will bring a taste of Momofuku to the beach. Enjoy canapes on arrival, a gourmet BBQ feast, and beer or wine to complement the menu.

Gourmet Village –16 & 17 November

  • A celebration of food and fine wine held in the beautiful surrounds of Leeuwin Estate Winery in Margaret River, featuring celebrity chefs, immersive experiences and exclusive culinary delights.
  • Join world-class chefs including Colin Fassnidge, Pierre Koffmann, Jock Zonfrillo, Danny Bowien, Amanda Cohen and more.
  • Discover gourmet pop-up bars and restaurants, and more than 150 local producers and wineries.
  • Sample artisan produce, join hands-on cooking workshops, enjoy local cellar door tastings and be inspired by some of the world’s most talented chefs.

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