You can now earn Qantas Frequent Flyer Points at Rockpool Dining Group venues

It seems Neil Perry has merged two of his closest relationships into one epic, industry-first partnership. The renowned chef has long had a close working relationship with Qantas, which he has now fused into the ever-growing Rockpool Dining Group – of which he is Culinary Director – with a special treat for point-lovers all across Australia. If you haven’t guessed by now: customers can now earn and use Qantas Frequent Flyer points at any of the 60+ restaurants in the hospitality group’s national portfolio.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Neil Perry’s Jade Temple is now doing premium yum cha (Sydney)

Light and bright with a great deal of character, Jade Temple is a substantial move away from Eleven Bridge for Neil Perry. The famous chef’s short-lived “fine-casual” restaurant, which replaced Rockpool last year, was all dark and moody compared to this majestic makeover helped by two beautiful cast iron Chinese guardian lions which stand guard while the rest of the interior is beautified with traditional Chinese artwork, custom-made bamboo chandeliers and wooden shutters.... Read More | Share it now!

Four Pillars teams up with Rockpool Dining Group for a new small-batch gin

Anyone heading along to Rockpool Dining Group’s premium restaurants anytime soon has the opportunity to get their palates around an exclusively created gin from the great Four Pillars, created just for the renowned hospitality group in a very limited run. The small-batch gin, titled Maker Session Gin, has been released in just 30 bottles, spread evenly amongst Rockpool Bar & Grill, Rosetta, Spice Temple, and Sake Restaurant & Bars in both Sydney and Melbourne, as well as Jade Temple and The Cut Bar & Grill in Sydney.... Read More | Share it now!

Shaun Presland returns to make some changes at Sake Restaurant & Bar

When Saké Restaurant & Bar first began in The Rocks back in 2008, celebrated chef Shaun Presland was a major factor in its success. Now Saké is one of the biggest Japanese restaurant names in the country, with venues up and down the east coast and a tremendous following and things are about to take a new evolution now that Presland has returned to the helm, after leaving a few years ago to travel and work around New York, London and Tokyo. This obviously means some major changes for the group, and the menu, with Shaun serving as resident chef at The Rocks’ restaurant as well as executive chef for Saké brand.... Read More | Share it now!

Saké Restaurant & Bar introduce free-flow champagne lunches (Sydney)

Japanese dining powerhouse Saké Restaurant & Bar in Double Bay (nope, not the one in The Rocks) certainly knows how to connect to their locale. We’re surprised they didn’t do this one sooner to be honest, which is introduce an epic and decadent free-flow champagne package to their popular weekend lunch sessions. And it won’t be the cheap stuff either – it’ll be Dom Pérignon.... Read More | Share it now!

Rockpool Dining Group to host premium truffle degustations in Melbourne and Sydney this month

Rockpool Dining Group will be hosting two exclusive truffle-focused dinners to celebrate the seasonal ingredient during the middle of winter. With one hosted in Melbourne and the other in Sydney, two of the group’s most popular restaurants will offer guests comprehensive set menus designed to showcase truffles in various ways, alongside various local produce. ... Read More | Share it now!

Neil Perry brings his Burger Project to Edward Street (Brisbane)

Continuing the impressively rapid growth this gourmet burger chain has managed since first debuting in Sydney’s World Square, Neil Perry’s Burger Project has this week opened its second store in Brisbane. As of Tuesday 20th June, Burger Project is now serving up their popular mix of burgers, sides and desserts on the busy shopping and dining strip of Edward Street in the CBD. ... Read More | Share it now!