Shannon Bennett and Guests Catch and Dine Event- Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania, March 2016
The scope for organising Events is immense and bespoke, we can custom design an event to suit your needs – so we will need detailed information from you before we can properly quote for your intended event.
For each Vessel based event, we provide a ‘hands on’ instruction as to how you catch fish using iki-jime methodologies and a presentation on truly ethical and sustainable fishing practices – including visual components from GoPro cameras – to graphically depict what should not be going on in our Oceans … including here in Australia.
Please refer to the following link [a vessel based Audi event at Hamilton Island] – which will provide you with an example of a typical 40 pax ‘VIP Catch & Dine Event’.
Here’s a shot from that day
The most regularly requested events are –
‘VIP Catch and Dine Event’ – Luxury vessel [up to max 40 pax], Celebrity Chef prepares the meal [you choose, … but we may need 3 or 4 options for your Chef choice due to their availability].
Mark shows you how to catch the fish “iki-jime”, you catch the fish and subsequently you can either dine on-board, or upon return at a signature restaurant in the vicinity of the landing point [usually in a private room]. In some locations, we can actually land onto a quiet beach or remote Island to dine on – utilising our catch from the day.
Our most popular Event is for an ‘in house’ Restaurant promo … including the Exec Chef, selected staff and a number of the Restaurant’s regular VIP ‘foodie’ clients.
‘Promotional Fishing Outing’ – numbers can vary from 1 to 40 pax, and the day is essentially a fun fishing outing (Mark provides instruction on fishing techniques). Or for the purists, we can organise a trip to the remotest parts of Australia to specifically target a particular species of premium seafood.
‘VIP Sustainable & Ethical Fishing Masterclass / Seafood Dining Event’ – Usually at the chosen Celebrity Chef’s Restaurant / Function Room area [up to the max pax of the selected location], … typically a several course degustation dinner and between courses – Mark can deliver a speaking presentation as to truly ethical and sustainable fishing practices – including visual components from GoPro cameras – to graphically depict what should not be going on in our Oceans … including here in Australia. We have conducted such events for 10 to 300 pax over the past 20 years – and can organise suitable private rooms … as / when and where required.
There are numerous locations around Australia [and a few Internationally, also] where we can organise the above events to take place for you.We have a long and extremely successful relationship with Shannon Bennett and his ‘Vue Events’ team – so they are obviously our preferred option, should you require facilitation of the associated dining options. [Obviously, this is not normally necessary with an ‘in-house’ Restaurant promotional event].
What is the nextstep ?
Please let us know [via email here Contact] an outline of exactly what it is that you would like us to put together for you, including the ideal location, numbers, timing and your anticipated budget limits [as the vessels, sites, infrastructure, personnel can obviously vary dramatically in cost] … so a great starting point is to know what budgeting parameters apply to the event. Please note that we are typically booked up to 3 months in advance.