White chocolate pannacotta

White chocolate pannacotta | toasted coconut | summer fruits

From the RA kitchen at Taronga Zoo SERVES 6. This fresh, sophisticated take on the traditional pannacotta is a marriage of ingredients that were destined to spend a lot of time together on the palate. The silky pannacotta provides the perfect base for the berry pop, whilst the coconut warms and lifts with a little Read More

Scallops | Black bean sauce | Jerusalem artichoke puree

Scallops | black bean sauce | Jerusalem artichoke puree

From the RA kitchen at Bistro Mint This dish will become a family favourite for those early evening dinners on the terrace. The sweetness of the Jerusalem artichoke paired with the caramelized scallops is a tantalizing combination, whilst the fermented black sauce provides balance with a hint of spice and saltiness. Black bean sauce 2 Read More

Old Parliament House

RA at Old Parliament House wins best Venue Caterer in ACT

The 2014 Savour Australia ™ Restaurant and Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence have named Restaurant Associates’ venue Old Parliament House as the winner of Venue Caterer in Australian Capital Territory. RA has only been the catering partner at Old Parliament House for just over 12 months, and it is considered a significant achievement to be Read More

Australian Museum

Come dine with the Aztecs

Bring real old-world charm to your next Corporate event… host your colleagues and clients right in the heart of one of the world’s most ancient civilisations. Book your next function at Australian Museums “The Atrium” and receive a complimentary upgrade to include “Aztecs: The Birth of Modern Mexico”  in our special exhibition gallery running until Read More

Spring soup w spinach and parsley

Spring soup | spinach | parsley

From the RA kitchen at a global bank SERVES 6-8. This soup is a conversation starter from the moment it arrives on the table. Artful flavour combinations and the burst of colour make this dish a spring favourite – all year round. A chilled version can be prepared for the summer months by substituting the Read More

Hello Spring promotion

Spring cocktail party special

Hurry last days! Book by October 31 Book your spring cocktail event at any of our venues and receive: Bellini on arrival Seasonal two-course menu with coffee and petit fours Just $79 per person (minimum 40)* Contact any RA venue for more details. * Menu based on seasonal availability. Cash bar and beverage packages also Read More

Flavours of the ocean share plate

Flavours of the ocean | share plate

From the RA kitchen at Sydney Town Hall What better way to bring an exotic taste of the sea to your table than with a stunning contemporary seafood platter. As always the key is in the freshness of the ingredients, and if you have access to a fish market it is well worth the journey. Read More

Warrigal program

Indigenous youth launch hospitality careers

The first sixteen Indigenous Australians to complete the first phase of a unique pilot apprenticeship program today are embarking on new careers in hospitality.  The Warrigal Program – named after an Indigenous plant that flourishes and thrives in any environment – prepares young Indigenous Australians for careers in the hospitality industry by offering industry qualifications, Read More

Bistro Mint

Bistro Mint opens at The Mint, Sydney

The opportunity to enjoy a Parisian-inspired breakfast and lunch without leaving Sydney is now a reality as Bistro Mint opens at The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street, Sydney. At the official opening of Bistro Mint, Heritage Minister Rob Stokes said the new dining space presented an engaging way for locals and visitors to experience Sydney’s heritage. Read More