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mooloolaBaBQ Festival to be taste sensation for foodies and families

Thousands are expected to descend on The Wharf Mooloolaba for the second annual mooloolaBaBQ Festival on Saturday 27th January.

Co-hosted by The Wharf Mooloolaba and The Wharf Tavern, the Festival will celebrate everything people in our multi-cultural Australian community love about BBQ and raise money for Give Me 5 For Kids.

The Wharf Tavern venue manager, Terence Lunney said the Festival would excite all the senses with food trucks and tents to temp with cooking styles and flavours from around the world.

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The Wharf Mooloolaba’s newest restaurant opens in time for Christmas

The Sunshine Coast’s newest restaurant and bar is now officially open, just in time for festive celebrations.

The Dock Mooloolaba is the latest restaurant to open as part of The Wharf Mooloolaba’s revitalisation.

The Dock Mooloolaba specialises in smoked meat, char-grill and has 52 beer taps across three different bars, the most on the Sunshine Coast. The offering includes 16 different varieties on tap, with a further 20 available on cans as well as a quality selection of wine.

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Tony Kelly’s new restaurants officially open at The Wharf Mooloolaba

Whether it’s Asian Street Food or the Coastal-inspired Fish & Chips Eatery, The Wharf Mooloolaba is now the place to go with the opening of two new restaurants by award-winning Queensland chef Tony Kelly.

The Wharf Mooloolaba co-owner Dirk Long said the openings signal the beginning of what is a very exciting summer for the precinct.

“We have nearly completed stage two of the revitalisation of The Wharf precinct and we hope everyone will come down to check it out,” Mr Long said.

“Some of my fondest memories growing up on the Coast were hanging around The Wharf and I am really looking forward to seeing it return to the bustling precinct it used to be this summer.”

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The Wharf Mooloolaba revitalisation will see two more restaurants open for festive season

As work on The Wharf Mooloolaba revitalisation continues, construction has begun on two more restaurants that will make up part of the Sunshine Coast’s hottest new dining precinct.

 

The two new restaurants to be launched by award-winning Queensland chef and restauranteur Tony Kelly will offer Asian street food as well as a “Hamptons-style” Fish and Chippery.

The restaurants are part of a $10million refurbishment project for The Wharf precinct, according to Dirk Long, co-owner of Evans Long.

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New faces to drive Foundation’s growth agenda

Four new directors including a new Chair were formally appointed to the Board of the Buderim Foundation at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting this month.

New Chair, Adjunct Professor Russell Stitz, Jan Nelson, Amber James and Geoff Sawyer join eight current directors and replace retiring directors – former Chair Heinz Seeberg and John Devers.

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Community invited to celebrate giving with the Buderim Foundation

Everyone is invited to join in the the spirit of community at the Foundation’s Community Grants Celebration on Saturday, September 9 from 2pm-4pm on the lawn between the Buderim Memorial Hall and the Craft Cottage.

Buderim Foundation Grants committee chair Lisa Edward said this event is the most important day on the Foundation’s calendar so we are planning an extra special celebration.

“This year we are celebrating not only the $65,000 in community grants we are awarding but the more than $400,000 we have been able to gift to Buderim/4556 community organisations in the 10 years since our grants program commenced.

“So, we are raising the bar, making it a special family affair with a strong emphasis on young people – celebrating with family, food and entertainment,” Lisa said.

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New 350-seat restaurant and bar the key to next stage of the revitalisation of The Wharf Mooloolaba

A new 500m2 restaurant and bar to be launched in time for Christmas signals the continuation of the revitalisation of The Wharf Mooloolaba precinct, according to Dirk Long, co-owner of Evans Long.

The Dock – At The Wharf – Mooloolaba will be a new restaurant and bar specialising in smoked meats, charcoal grill and quality beer.

“The new 350-seat venue is a key part of our plan to return The Wharf to the bustling recreation, dining and entertainment precinct that it was in its heyday,” Mr Long said.

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Sunshine Coast International Readers and Writers Festival just six weeks away

MORE than 100 international, national and regional creatives will converge on Coolum on August 12 and 13 for the 2nd annual Sunshine Coast International Readers and Writers Festival.

The festival runs over two days and one night in five venues including the Coolum Civic Centre and major presentation marquees in the precinct’s Jack Morgan Park.

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