The beautiful Geraldton Foreshore will celebrate the abundant and delicious fresh regional seafood and produce with a ticket price that includes substantial tastings of a vast array of regional seafood delights and a signature festival cocktail on arrival. Live music and street performers will keep guests entertained for the evening as they enjoy local and West Australian beverages from a cash bar.
Our resident celebrity drink slinger – Jessica Arnott – will host the evening along with visiting chefs.
Born and raised in Sydney, Jess began her love affair with hospitality at age 15 with an impulse enrolment in a barista course. An obsession with all things edible and imbibed carried on through her twenties, where she threw herself into full time hospitality life across Australia and London.
Skip forward to 2013 and as an award-winning cocktail bartender in both Australia and overseas, Jess had relocated to Perth and began to crave a life less nocturnal. For this drink-slinger, the answer was simple: she turned to food. The first step was taking up residence in her new happy place – the fromagerie at Simon Johnson.
Continuing in this new direction, Jessica’s skills in the kitchen not only earned her a spot on MasterChef Australia Season 7, but took her all the way to 3rd place, being dubbed “The Queen of Flavour” by the judges. She became known for in-your-face flavour, an almost indecent love of cheese and of course, as “the one who put booze in everything”.
Jessica has since been drawn back to the drinks world, being involved with the world’s largest cocktail competition, Diageo World Class and dusting off her cocktail shaker at The Dominion League, WA’s Best Cocktail Bar for three years running. She has recently accepted the role of ‘Lord of Liquor’, managing Tiny’s Liquor Emporium in the heart of Perth’s CBD.
Jess continues to live and breathe the hospitality industry and is filled with passion for great produce, great service and the joy that good drinking and eating can bring.
Covid Safe Shore Leave – Refund Policy
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