The Royal Botanic Garden’s annual Tomato Festival is back in February 2020!
To celebrate, join us for the ever popular Longest Tomato Lunch on the Garden’s foreshore lawn.
Take a seat at our 70 meter table overlooking the Harbour and enjoy a tomato inspired Italian shared feast designed by the 2 Michelin Stars and multi-award winning chef Luca Ciano.
Italian Shared Feast
2 sessions available
Saturday 15th 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Sunday 16th 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Longest Tomato Lunch Menu
Heirloom tomato focaccia with rosemary garlic & balsamic reduction extra virgin olive oil, Pepe Saya butter
Thinly sliced 24 months old Prosciutto di Parma, sun dried tomato grissini
30+ months old Parmigiano Reggiano, 12 years old ‘Tradizionale’ balsamic vinegar
Chilled fresh tomato & basil soup, Vannella Cheese buffalo mozzarella foam, 24 months old Parmigiano Reggiano crostini
Confit cherry tomato bruschetta, spicy n’duja, caramelized figs, Vannella Cheese Persian feta, white balsamic & fig dressing
Grilled eggplant, roasted oxharts tomatoes, Vannella Cheese scamorza affumicata , origano & chilli pangrattato
Warmed pasta salad of handmade conchiglie with tomato & caramelized onion sauce, Vannella Cheese stracciatella, dried black olives, parsley dust
Mini tomato gelato cones
Green tomato infused buttermilk panna cotta, wattleseed sponge, tomato basil chilli jam
* please note that all menu items may contain traces of nuts
Check out pics from last year’s lunch below