What’s on at the Star Gold Coast from September
Kiyomi Wine Menu awarded Two Glasses at Australia’s Wine List of The Year Awards
Hatted Japanese restaurant Kiyomi continues to go from strength to strength, achieving a two glass (excellent) rating at this year’s prestigious 2018 Wine List of The Year Awards. The judging panel comprised an accomplished group of over 30 wine industry professionals, wine communicators, sommeliers, winemakers, Master Sommeliers and Masters of Wine. It is their mission to recognise and reward wine lists that elevate the dining experience, scoring on content, balance, suitability to venue, presentation, and pricing.
Wynns Coonawarra Estate Winemaker Dinner | Thursday 30 August
Celebrate the start of the August long weekend with an exclusive Wynns Coonawarra Estate Winemaker dinner on Thursday 30 August at Imperial at The Star. Join the Wynns team as they present their anticipated release of the 2016 Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon and 2015 John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon. During this one-night-only experience, guests will enjoy four outstanding Wynns wines paired with four delectable courses designed by Executive Chef – Asian Cuisine, Song Yao Su. Wynns Coonawarra Estate is the region’s pre-eminent wine producer and largest single vineyard holder with some of the best and longest established vineyard sites in Coonawarra. Its wines are regarded as benchmarks for the district; lauded for both their quality and flavour. Visit www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/wynn-winemakers-dinner to book.
Give Dad The Star treatment this Father’s Day | Sunday 2 September
Nineteen at The Star: Treat Dad to an experience he won’t forget this Father’s Day. Join us at Nineteen at The Star for lunch, and enjoy a delectable three course menu for just $120 per person. Book now – 07 5592 8719 or visit www.star.com.au/goldcoast/fathers-day-nineteen-the-star.
CucinaVivo: Let Dad indulge in a delicious Italian feast this Father’s Day with lunch at Cucina Vivo. Choose from a selection of traditional dishes from our menu, or why not try our Obe pasture fed organic eye fillet with an ice-cold glass of Birra Moretti for $50. Book now – 07 5592 8757 or visit www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/fathers-day/cucina-vivo.
Garden Kitchen & Bar: Enjoy a 400g Nolan dry aged rib with a schooner of James Squire 150 lashes for just $55 per person this Father’s Day at Garden Kitchen & Bar. You’ll experience laid-back DJ beats on the deck from 3pm, as well as lawn games and a Master Magician illusionist. Book now – 07 5592 8757 or visit www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/father%27s-day/garden-kitchen-bar.
Kick back at Sports Bar for footy finals
The weather is warming up which means only one thing, the footy finals are here! To celebrate, Gold Coast’s best Sports Bar is hosting a BBQ buffet on their terrace. Get fed and fuelled before kick-off with a BBQ buffet dinner plus 2 hours of Furphy beer, wine & soft drink. From 5.30pm-7.30pm enjoy the comfortable, outside setting of the Sports Bar terrace before the NRL Qualifying & Semi-Finals kick off on the mega screen. Sports Bar is located on the Main Gaming Floor at The Star Gold Coast. Visit www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/restaurant-and-bars/footy-finals for more information and to book your ticket. The AFL and NRL Grand Final weekend will also be brought to you live from Sports Bar on Saturday 29 September and Sunday 30 September. There will be special guests, and prizes on offer across the weekend!
Champagne & Caviar Month
Celebrate the finer things in life this September by experiencing a range of caviar-inspired dishes carefully balanced by exquisite champagne at two of our signature venues – Kiyomi and Cucina Vivo.
Kiyomi: Sample one of the world’s finest delicacies at Kiyomi with two outstanding dishes showcasing different types of caviar. For the ultimate group experience, indulge with our exclusive Kiyomi caviar tasting for four people. Menu subject to availability or change. Offer available 3 to 29 September 2018.
Cucina Vivo: Celebrate the pairing in true Italian style with Cucina Vivo’s interpretation of caviar, Bottarga. Nicknamed caviar of the south, Bottarga is a salted, cured fish roe which has a unique, intense and elegant flavour due to the laborious process needed to create it. Try Bottarga in two exclusive new dishes paired with champagne, or add shaved bottarga to any dish on our menu. Menu subject to availability or change. Limited dishes available daily. Offer available for dinner only from 5 to 30 September 2018.
Nineteen at The Star launches ‘Spring Fling’ lunch
Escape to the top of The Darling and indulge at Nineteen at The Star over breathtaking views of the Gold Coast. Treat your taste buds to our seasonally inspired ‘Spring Fling’ lunch offer for just $55 for 2 courses or $79 with paired wine. To showcase Australia’s finest Spring produce, Nineteen at The Star is offering the three delectable entrees and mains to choose from:
Entrees: Half Live BBQ Marron, Asparagus spanner crab and truffle, or Sweet Quail with Jerusalem Artichoke.*
Mains: Mushroom Risotto, Steam Red Emperor or Hanger Steak with caramelized onions.*
For just $24 extra, let Nineteen at The Star’s expert sommeliers pair your meals with two glasses of wine from our impressive two-storey wine cellar. * Menu subject to change.
Cucina Vivo launches new pasta menu and 50% off mid-week pizza
Italian cuisine is defined by its generosity of spirit, and at Cucina Vivo, that’s exactly what you can expect to enjoy! Join us at Cucina Vivo every Wednesday and Thursday night from 12 September until early October between 5:30pm and 7.30pm for 50% off pizza from our standard pizza menu.
Cucina Vivo has also added new pasta dishes to its menu! Come in and try the Spinach Capellini with scampi, salted fish, chilli, garlic, lemon butter sauce and bottarga or the Gnocchi Anatra Ragu with braised duck, globe artichoke, roasted squash, lemon thyme and toasted pine nuts. The new pasta menu is available now at Cucina Vivo. Visit www.star.com.au/goldcoast/restaurants/cucina-vivo for details on the menu and to make a booking.
Garden Kitchen & Bar launches new ‘Feed Me’ dinner menu
Can’t decide what to order? Let our chefs decide for you! The ‘Feed Me’ banquet menu showcases the most creative and popular dishes of the season. Enjoy exceptional value for just $55 per person, available Monday-Thursday for dinner. Reservations essential, visit www.star.com.au/goldcoast/restaurants/garden-kitchen-bar to make a booking.
Leave it up to us with ‘OMAKASE’ at Kiyomi
Omakase in Japanese means “leave it up to you”. With just four exclusive events available, our chefs will decide what’s on the menu in a 20+ course degustation menu expertly matched with a selection of tantalising drinks. Don’t miss out, this exclusive experience is limited to just 6 people per event at $225 per person. Dates include: Friday 14 September, Friday 21 September, Friday 28 September and Friday 5 October. Reservations essential, visit www.star.com.au/goldcoast/restaurants/kiyomi to make a booking.
Imperial at The Star’s mid-autumn banquet menu is now available
Celebrate the traditional Chinese mid-Autumn festival at Imperial at The Star this September. Chef Song has designed a special family banquet menu designed to be shared with friends and family for $128 per person (minimum 6 people). Enjoy a complimentary bottle of Penfolds 138 with any purchase of the banquet menu, and purchase a second bottle for just $50 (normally $70). Reservations essential. Visit www.star.com.au/goldcoast/restaurants/imperial-at-the-star for more information.
Dumpling Happy Hour available Monday to Friday
Did somebody say dumplings? Join us for dumpling happy hour at Mei Wei Dumplings, and enjoy five dumplings for $5 Monday to Friday from 5-6pm. Visit www.star.com.au/goldcoast/restaurants/mei-wei-dumplings for more information about Mei Wei Dumplings.
The Ultimate Queen Celebration | Thursday August 30
From sold out concerts across North America, get ready to rock with Marc Matel, the greatest Freddie Mercury voice on the planet. No stranger to fronting Queen projects, Marc Matel was handpicked by Roger Taylor and Brian May to front their official Queen tribute in 2012. Martel launched his own project “The Ultimate Queen Celebration” in March 2017. An absolute must for Queen fans!
The Simon & Garfunkel Story | Friday August 31, doors open 7pm
Direct from sell out tours of the USA, UK and Europe, The Simon & Garfunkel Story returns to Australia this August. Performing to great acclaim around the world, The Simon & Garfunkel Story tells the fascinating tale of how two young boys from Queens, New York went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time. Starting from their humble beginnings as 50’s rock n roll duo Tom & Jerry, The Simon & Garfunkel Story takes you through all the songs and stories that shaped them, the dramatic split, their individual solo careers and ending with a stunning recreation of the legendary 1981 Central Park reunion concert.
Elvis – The King in Concert | Saturday September 8
Internationally renowned Mark Anthony returns with his brand-new production, ELVIS – The King In Concert, recreating all the electrifying magic of the Madison Square Gardens and On Tour performances. Elvis’ concert years are some of the most exciting performances in music history. In 1972 Elvis returned to conquer New York City with four sold out shows at Madison Square Gardens. Performing to a record 80,000 people, this was just one of the many pinnacles in his stellar career. The On Tour performances saw Elvis continue this success across the USA. Culminating in an award-winning documentary performance aptly named Elvis On Tour. The concert years saw him perform over 1000 shows in just 8 years and to more than 6.5 million adoring fans.
The Legend of Dunhuang | Friday 28 & Saturday 29 September, doors open 6.45pm
The classic Chinese dance story The Legend of Dunhuang promises to thrill Australian audiences with colourful pageantry, stunning choreography and an unforgettable tale of honour, love and hope – as it makes its Australian debut this year. Hailed as “The Oriental Swan Lake”, The Legend of Dunhuang is an enthralling blend of Chinese classical dance with other modern dance forms, which includes the well-known dance thousand hand bodhisattvas and backward Pipa playing. Originally created in 1979, this exquisite production transports the audience to the height of the Silk Road trade with impressive backdrops of breathtaking sceneries, Buddhist art and dazzling costumes. Established in 1961, Gansu Dance Troupe is widely regarded for upholding the culture of Dunhuang, a city renowned for its natural beauty and historic ties to the Silk Road. They have won numerous national awards and toured nearly 40 countries, making The Legend of Dunhuang, a milestone masterpiece in the history of Chinese dance.
Post-modern Jukebox | Tuesday 25 September, doors open 7pm
Australia loves Postmodern Jukebox! Following three successful tours, the multi-talented collective will bring their re-imagined contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears back to eagerly awaiting fans in 2018. Each time around, PMJ looks forward to bringing their unique spin on modern pop hits and retro pop stylings to new cities for the first time, as well as revisiting favourite haunts that welcome them back with eagerly open arms. And as any PMJ fan can tell you, the experience is never the same twice, with new songs, new sounds, and new members added to the ever-growing family each time around
The Darling Penthouse Offer: Book three consecutive nights in The Darling in our Stellar Suite and receive a complimentary upgrade to our Darling Penthouse Suite at no additional charge. Prices start at $4,464 for the 3-night stay. This is a saving of $9,600 per stay. The offer also includes a late checkout of noon, complimentary valet parking, and complimentary, unlimited in-room movies. Travel dates include 1 September through 31 October 2018. Booking dates are 22 August through 31 October, 2018. To book, please visit our website and enter promo code PENT3, or call our reservations team and mention promo code PENT3. Terms and Conditions: Subject to availability at time of booking. Must book 3 consecutive nights. Reservations are non-refundable. Not available for conference or group business. No further discounts apply. Services fee of 1% applies to accounts settled by credit card. Security deposit required on check-in. Must be 18 years or over to book.Midday checkout is subject to availability.
The Darling 2-Night Package: Book two consecutive nights in a Jewel King Suite at The Darling and receive a complimentary upgrade into a Stellar Suite. Prices start at $2,576 for a 2-night stay. This is a total savings of $500 per stay. Offer also includes daily buffet breakfast for 2 in Garden Kitchen & Bar, a late checkout of noon, complimentary valet parking, and complimentary, unlimited in-room movies. Travel dates include 1 September through 31 October 2018. Booking dates are 22 August through 31 October 2018. To book, please visit our website and enter promo code STELLAR2, or call our reservations team and mention promo code STELLAR2. Terms and Conditions: Subject to availability at time of booking. Must book 2 consecutive nights. Reservations are non-refundable. Not available for conference or group business. No further discounts apply. Services fee of 1% applies to accounts settled by credit card. Security deposit required on check-in. Must be 18 years or over to book.
The Star Grand Spring 2018 Package: Save up to $139 per night with our Spring 2018 package. Package includes overnight accommodation in a luxurious Superior Deluxe room for 2 people, midday checkout, and complimentary, unlimited in-room movies. Prices start at $249 Sunday through Friday and $388 on Saturday. Booking dates are 22 August through 31 October 2018. To book, please visit our website and enter promo code SPRING18, or call our reservations team and mention promo code SPRING18. Terms and Conditions: Subject to availability at time of booking. Blackout dates apply and include October 13 & 27 as of August 20th, 2018. Reservations are non-refundable. Not available for conference or group business. No further discounts apply. Services fee of 1% applies to accounts settled by credit card. Security deposit required on check-in. Must be 18 years or over to book.
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