In a surprise collaboration, two of the most celebrated
establishments in the Byron Shire, HARVEST CAFÉ, and THE THREE BLUE
DUCKS, have come together to raise funds for BOOMERANG FESTIVAL, in
a unique and exciting dining experience unlike any seen in our
On Friday 18th March at Coorabell Hall, in the magnificent Byron
hinterland, together, ‘The Ducks’ & Harvest teams will present
JA NGHALI (Bundjalung for ‘Food Gathering’) – A celebration of
food, country and culture – with a special focus on Indigenous
Knowing these two restaurants, this will be a night of utmost
quality and style, as well as an eye-opening and uplifting program
of shared stories from our local Indigenous community.
Ja Nghari will include canapés on arrival, and a three course
menu inspired by local native ingredients personally foraged by the
chefs themselves (lead by Australia’s only Indigenous hatted chef
and Bundjalung man, Clayton Donovan (Wild Kitchen, SBS). Guests
will be treated to a unique culinary journey, and a culturally rich
program featuring a multi-media introduction to the menu by head
chefs Darren Robertson and Bret Cameron, and an In Conversation
session with Boomerang Festival Director Rhoda Roberts, Tweed Shire
Council Aboriginal, Community and Natural Resources Manager, Rob
Appo, Darren Robertson & Bret Cameron, followed by a feature
musical performance from East Journey (Arnhem Land).
The evening will be hosted by leading food and lifestyle
journalist Magdalena Roze (Channel Ten, Delicious Magazine). 2016
Byron Shire Citizen of the Year Delta Kay will welcome guests to
Country, and local performer Dhinawan will treat guests on arrival
to a didgeridoo performance.
BOOMERANG FESTIVAL is a Northern NSW first: A global indigenous
arts & culture festival that provides cross-cultural exchange
through artistic celebration and one-on-one interactions, unlike
any other event. Festival Director, Rhoda Robert...