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A new and exciting event in the Gourmet Escape program, The World Gourmet Symposium offers the unique opportunity to spend the day at a winery with movers and shakers of the F&B world.

Come to focus on your business, or to relax and be inspired by ideas and discussion. Bring your team or clients – ask about our corporate packages and group rates.

The World Gourmet Symposium



  • All day access to The World Gourmet Symposium
  • Gourmet Escape-style lunch at Mandoon Estate
  • Discounted accommodation at Crown Perth/Mandoon Estate
  • Mingle with industry
  • Meet the speakers
  • Mix business with pleasure – a day to work on your idea with some of the brightest minds in F&B, leadership and technology in a relaxed setting.

Group Bookings: ask us about your group’s needs and preferred tickets. Email worldgourmetsymposium@img.com 

What we're talking about

Some of the topics on our agenda

• The Origins – and the future of – Australian Cuisine
• The Future of Farming: a 2030 Vision
• Let Us Eat; What we can learn from Nomadic Feasting
• What will it take to ensure that we can eat, and eat well, into the future?
• Changing global food culture
• What’s on David Chang’s mind?
• What data can tell you about your customer (and what they want to eat)
• Tackling late nights, hard work, hot kitchens & stress
• Lessons learnt from growth experts in hospitality
• How to survive the boom & stay true to yourself
• How sustainability and mission driven models can support successful business.

Find out more