Gourmet Food Event with Danielle Alvarez


This event is now sold out! Limited Saturday August 18 masterclass and showpiece dinner tickets are available from $245 pp. Call our friendly team on +61 2 6676 1444 for more information and to book over the phone today.


Friday 17 August to Sunday 19 August 2018

Halcyon House is delighted to welcome Danielle Alvarez for a truly memorable Gourmet Food Weekend.

Danielle Alvarez, head chef of acclaimed Merivale restaurant Fred’s in Paddington, is renowned for her warm and welcoming cuisine, focusing on sustainable produce and cleaver combination of traditional and innovative cooking techniques. 2017 saw Danielle recognised for her culinary achievements with Fred’s taking out various awards including first place in Delicious Magazine’s Top 100 and Gourmet Traveller’s New Restaurant of the year.

This Gourmet Food Weekend offers a rare and special opportunity for guests to experience cooking brilliance up close, taste Danielle’s dishes in the serene setting of Cabarita Beach and learn take home skills to practise in their own kitchens. The weekend is complete when Danielle partners with the Paper Daisy team to deliver a showpiece dining experience sure to impress.

This communal celebration of culinary brilliance is the perfect match for Halcyon Houses’ blissful coastal surrounds and an event not to be missed.


Gourmet Food Weekend Itinerary:

Friday 17 August

  • Arrive at Halcyon House Cabarita Beach
  • Leisure time to explore the Halcyon facilities and local area
  • Enjoy Grey Goose welcome cocktails & canapés with special guest Danielle Alvarez
  • Suggested add on: Book dinner at Paper Daisy. Reservations essential.

Saturday 18 August

  • Greet the day with a leisurely signature Paper Daisy a la carte breakfast
  • Leisure time: Ask us about local tours and activities available exclusively to event attendees.
  • Cooking Masterclass with Danielle Alvarez
  • 4 course showpiece dinner with paired wines prepared for you by Danielle Alvarez

Sunday 19 August

  • Enjoy breakfast at Paper Daisy
  • Check out and explore Cabarita Beach before journeying home


Gourmet Food Weekend Package Inclusions:

  • 2 nights stay at Halcyon House including complimentary room mini-bar
  • Welcome cocktails & canapés with Danielle Alvarez
  • Daily à la carte breakfast at Paper Daisy
  • Cooking masterclass with Danielle Alvarez
  • 4 course showpiece dinner by Danielle with paired wines by Paper Daisy Sommelier


Gourmet Food Weekend Packages start at $890pp twin share, including Halcyon House Classic Room stay.