There is something very special coming up in just one month: a gourmet vegan lunch in the Great Hall of Parliament House, Canberra!
On Saturday 4 November 2017, please come and join this celebration of World Vegan Day in the Great Hall of Parliament House. Enjoy a world class 4 course menu created by the Executive Chef of Parliament House, featuring indigenous and gourmet plant produce with a fine vegan wine. Listen to thought provoking vegan speakers including Joey Carbstrong, Dr Anthony Hadj, Melissa Vanderhorst and Greg McFarlane. The MC for the occasion is Ron Prasad.
The menu, featuring indigenous plants, includes:
- Starters: Wholemeal damper, flaxseed crackers, Kutjera chutney, eggplant caviar, EVOO poached beetroot
- First course: Warrigal green salad, kipfler potato, sweet pepper, blackened corn pea salsa, tapioca crisp.
- Second course: Wattleseed & sesame falafel, pickled red onion petal, rainbow carrots, pea espuma, petit cos
- Dessert: Chocolate mint macaron, poached rosella, mango two ways
Kakadu plum vegan panna cotta, compressed watermelon & pineapple
To toast the celebration there will be a fine vegan sparkling Pinot Rose from Goodwill Wine.
There will also be information displays from the Vegan Kids Magazine and Cruelty Free Super, raffle prizes, and inspiring videos from animal sanctuaries from around Australia.
To emphasise the plant based theme, each table of 10 is named after a delicious fruit or vegetable. The Eggplant and Cauliflower tables have been reserved for friends of Vegan Australia. Please book your seats here.
This is the first time such an important vegan event has been held in Parliament House and is set to become a major event on the vegan calendar. Please join and enjoy.
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