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Cook like a QT chef at home, our Chefs are personally delivering you their best kept secrets and recipes every fortnight. Spoil your friends and family, these recipes are sure to get everyone’s mouth watering and will impress!

Food & wine Festival 2

Gold Coast Food & Wine expo

With over 100 Exhibitors our events will have all the ingredients to tantalize your taste buds. From Gourmet food to exquisite wines there will be something for everyone to indulge. Sit back and enjoy learning from our celebrity chefs or cruise the shows and discover the latest sensational ideas that will make your next dinner party […]

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Delish recipe for you!

Tomato Macarons For the cookies: The almond mixture: • 150g powdered almonds • 150g powdered sugar • 55g egg whites • 15g red food coloring For the meringue: 150g granulated sugar 40g water 55g egg whites 1. Sift together the powdered almonds with powdered sugar. Add the 55g egg whites and food colouring, but do […]

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Stingray Rum Punch by Ben Partridge

30 ml light rum 30 ml dark rum 15 ml triple sec 30 ml freshly squeezed lime juice 15 ml sugar syrup 10 ml orgeat Equal parts pineapple juice & orange juice to taste Slice of pineapple & pineapple leaf for garnish Method: shaken & strained long

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Our people – Tom Cromwell

STAFF PROFILE – Tom Cromwell – QT Barista extraordinaire Happy New Years Tom! How did you spend your NYE? Oh dude, this one was actually really chill in comparison to last year; I was in time square hanging out, it was awesome… But ah, ya, real chilled out this year. Did you make any New […]

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Chicago style hot dog from Stingray Lounge. Delish!

Grilled hot dog with pickled sport peppers, American mustard, tomato and celery salt Soft white bun Grilled all-beef hot dog Mayonnaise Sweet gherkin relish American mustard Pickled jalapenos Dill pickle spear Raw white onion Sliced tomato Celery salt

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Sno-Cones & Hot Dogs on Calypso Terrace

Come check out QT Gold Coasts newest edition, Calypso Terrace Saturdays from 12PM and indulge in some Chicago style hot dogs along with sno-cones that will freeze your brain, not your bank account!

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Our people – Aaron Jones.

NAME: Aaron Jones COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: London, England EDUCATION: St Mary University – Health & Sport Science Title: Head Bar Tender Favourite Stingray Drink: Mexican Butterfly (In relation to our Mexican Theme, this Margaritas balance of mint & elderflower combines with Tequila very well). Favourite Bazaar Meal: Moroccan Pumpkin Salad What you love about your […]

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Our people – Jarryd Goundrey.

Name: Jarryd Goundrey Title: Apprentice Chef Country of Birth: Australia Education: Lynwood High School, Perth Favourite Stingray Drink: Maple Treacle (tastes like a pancake) Favourite Bazaar Meal: The Pork Belly from the live Asian Station What I love about my job: Firstly the cool surroundings are very refreshing particularly in a kitchen environment as I get to come out and activate the […]

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Our people- Andre Horpazack Retamero

Name: Andre Horpazack Retamero Title: Dinner Host in Bazaar Country of Birth: Brazil (Baby) Education: Degree in Industrial Design Favourite Stingray Drink: Spicy Mexican Bloody Mary Favourite Bazaar Meal: Tamarind and lemon grass beef ribs What I love about my job: The amazing varieties of food stations, the aromas of spices, the friendly faces I meet, my work colleagues, learning and developing […]

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Our people- Ben Partridge

Name: Ben Partridge Title: Stingray Venue Manager & Bar Operations.   Country of Birth: Australia   Education: John Paul College Coffs Harbour. I grew up in a Pub – very educational.   Favourite Stingray Drink: It has to be tequila of course – Cabo Wabo Reposado straight up. Interesting fact- Cabo Wabo Tequila is owned […]

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Our people – Greg Benney!

NAME: Greg Benney BORN:  South Africa EDUCATION: I have studied a broad range of areas including: Business Management, Advanced Pastry, NVQ 1234 POSITION: Head Chef FAVOURITE STINGRAY COCKTAIL: I’m more of a crafty beer and cider man! Give me an apple cider any day after a long day at work. FAVOURITE BAZAAR MEAL: The new […]

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Popcorn cup cocktail at Stingray Lounge.

Popcorn Cup A lengthy serve of popcorn infused Bacardi Gold is charged with a Cola Spritz in a martini glass. Finished with a side of salted caramel popcorn.

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Fruity Lamb tagine from Bazaar Marketplace.

Fruity lamb tagine Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 500g lean diced lamb 1 large onion, roughly chopped 2 large carrots, quartered lengthways and cut into chunks 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tbsp ras-el-hanout spice mix (see tip, below) 400g can chopped tomatoes 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 200g dried apricots 600ml chicken stock […]

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Moroccan Carrot Salad recipe from Bazaar Marketplace. Too yum!

MOROCCAN CARROT SALAD 250g pearl barley 3 teaspoons coriander seeds dry roasted 3 teaspoons cumin seeds dry roasted 5 medium size carrots, peeled and sliced into 3mm thick rounds 150g pine nuts toasted 130g golden raisins soaked in warm water then drained 10 dried dates, pitted and chopped 1 lemons juice only 2 oranges juice […]

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Prawn taco recipe from Bazaar Marketplace.

PRAWN TACO PRAWN MARINADE 1 fresh habanero chilli – seeds removed 4 garlic cloves Roots of 1 bunch coriander 150ml olive oil, plus 2 tbs extra 1kg green prawns, peeled and de-veined Method: Blend habanero, garlic, coriander and 150ml olive oil until smooth. Toss with prawns. Cover and chill overnight. ALMOND SALSA  3 large dried […]

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