Where & When
What’s Cooking in the Gardens takes place on Sunday 3rd September from 9am – 3pm at the Redcliffe Botanical Gardens.
How much is Entry
A gold coin donation will give you entry to this celebration of food, lifestyle and sustainability. There are free live celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, gardening demonstrations and plenty of free presentations and displays to enjoy! Some costs apply for workshops and activities.
Celebrity Chef Live Cooking Demonstrations
The Celebrity Chef Live Cooking Demonstrations will take place at the Strathpine Centre Cooking Stage- make your way to the stage to see:
· Matt Sinclair (Masterchef Season 8) cook from 10.00am
· Iain “Huey” Hewitson (Huey’s Kitchen) cook from 12.30pm
Gardening Australia’s Costa Georgiadis Presentation
Landscape architect and host of the ABC’s iconic gardening show, Gardening Australia, Costa Gerogiadis will be bringing his passion for nature, plants and people an informative, entertaining presentation you won’t want to miss!
Make your way to the Ballycara Garden Stage to see:
· Costa Georgiadis presenting from 10.45am
Feeling inspired? Get hands on at these informative workshop sessions:
· Bespoke Beard Oil (Perfect Gift for Father’s Day) at 10.00am
· Felt Flower Making at 12.00pm
· Beach Walk Foot Scrub at 2.00pm
IKEA Flatpack Challenge
The IKEA Flatpack challenge will take place at the IKEA Lifestyle & DIY Stage.
To enter simply register your name at the IKEA Lifestyle & DIY Stage ahead of time and be at the stage 10 mins before each challenge commences. Two lucky people will be chosen at random to compete. All competitors get to keep the IKEA item and the winner of each round also receives a $50 IKEA voucher.
Challenges run at: 10.30am, 12.30pm, and 1.45pm.
Little Grubs Kids Activities
Wondering what’s on for the little ones? They can get involved too with:
· Face Painting & Craft Activities: FREE
· Little Green Thumbs: Seedling Planting, FREE from 11.15am and 1.45pm
· Workshop Wonders: Pizza Making, $5 and Cupcake Decorating, $2, All Day
· Redcliffe Lapidary Club: Gem Sieving and Mining, $2
Parking & Shuttle Bus
Don’t struggle to find a parking spot! Park for free at the Redcliffe Showgrounds and hop on a courtesy shuttle bus. The shuttle bus will run from 8.30am-4.00pm.
What’s Cooking in the Gardens? is on Sunday 3rd September at Redcliffe Botanical Gardens from 8.30am-4.00pm. Come along for a celebration of food, gardening, lifestyle and sustainability- and enjoy demonstrations and presentations from gardening and cooking gurus- plus workshops, displays, market stalls, delicious food and more!