Seafood Degustation at Apollo Bay Hotel

Drink, Eat, Melbourne, Play / 1 February 2024

As the summer sun dips below the horizon, Apollo Bay Hotel, a gem along the scenic Great Ocean Road, prepares to host an event that’s set to dazzle seafood enthusiasts. On the evening of February 10th, the hotel’s recently revamped beer garden, a $1.2m spectacle, will serve as the prelude to a culinary journey like no other. This is not your average dinner event; it’s a celebration of the ocean’s bounty, meticulously crafted into a 7-course degustation menu. This is Seafood Degustation at Apollo Bay Hotel, a collaboration between Scotchmans Hill Winery, Matt Skinner & Telina Menzies.

EAT: Seafood Degustation at Apollo Bay Hotel

Chef Telina Menzies from Melbourne takes centre stage. She skillfully combines fresh local seafood with unique foraged ingredients. The menu shines with southern rock lobster from Apollo Bay Fishermen’s Co-Op and juicy Portarlington mussels. Each dish is a testament to the region’s aquatic richness.

DRINK: Expert Selected Wines

The meal pairs with exquisite wines selected by sommelier Matt Skinner. In collaboration with Robin Brockett from Scotchmans Hill Winery, they ensure each glass complements the seafood perfectly. This partnership goes beyond mere pairing. It’s an art form, marrying the flavours of land and sea with the finesse of fine wines.

PLAY: An Evening to Remember

The evening extends to the hotel’s charming beer garden. Here, guests can enjoy pre and post-dinner drinks. This space, transformed with its significant investment, offers an ideal backdrop for mingling and making memories. It’s a chance to enjoy the ambiance of this stunning coastal locale.

Anticipation builds for this exclusive Seafood Degustation at Apollo Bay Hotel. Priced at $195 per person, tickets are a gateway to an evening of indulgence and culinary exploration. This event is a journey along the coast and a celebration of local produce.

For those eager to be part of this unique experience, bookings can be made directly through the Apollo Bay Hotel’s website. As the event nears, excitement builds for this night of gastronomic pleasure.