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Q Dining Launches New Autumn Menu

Q Dining has launched a new menu inviting guests to dine with views of the Harbour Bridge, accompanied by some of Australia’s finest autumn flavours. 

Q Dining

Q Dining – Photo Supplied

Located within Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, Q Dining’s new contemporary a la carte menu is in keeping with its commitment to showcase rare artisan ingredients native to Australia and upholds the Indigenous influence the restaurant is known for.

The menu is designed by Executive Chef, Steven Hartert and heroes some of the best Australian home-grown ingredients of autumn with key elements that include basil, beetroot, apple and almonds.

Q Dining Beetroot cured Tasmanian Ocean Trout

Beetroot cured Tasmanian Ocean Trout – Photo Supplied

Hartert, began his career at Berlins Krone Lamm Hotel before moving to Austria, where he rose to the role of Chef de Partie at the renowned Hilton Vienna Plaza. In 2010, Hartert relocated to Australia and quickly established himself in the Australian dining scene, working within premium resorts and restaurants, including Tourism Australia’s regional deluxe hotel of the year, Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, and high-profile triple hatted, Sepia Restaurant. Most recently, Hartert held the position of Chef de Cuisine at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth where he was responsible for creating menus and the day-to-day operation of the Sofitel’s internal venues.

His autumn menu includes the Queensland Red Snapper with summer squash, roasted tomato dressing, black olive and almond cream.

Q Dining Lamb Rump

Lamb Rump – Photo Supplied

Other hero dishes include the Beetroot Cured Ocean Trout, shaved Beetroot, whipped fetta; Lamb Rump, heirloom carrot, gouts curd, toasted sunflower seeds, lardon; and the Burrata cheese, seasonal tomato balsamic dressing, basil and toasted almonds.

Dark Chocolate and Raspberry

Dark Chocolate and Raspberry – Photo Supplied

Desserts include the indulgent Dark Chocolate and Raspberry.

Q Dining
Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour
Address: 61 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Hours: Breakfast – Mon-Sun: 7–10.30am; Lunch – Tue-Sun: 12–2.30pm; Dinner – Mon-Sat: 5:30–9:30pm | Sun: Closed

About the author

Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is a drinks writer, author of GROW YOUR OWN COCKTAIL GARDEN, SHRUBS & BOTANICAL SODAS and founder/editor of Gourmantic, Cocktails & Bars and The Gourmantic Garden. She has been writing extensively about spirits, cocktails, bars and cocktail gardening in more recent years. She is a spirits and cocktail competition judge, Icons of Whisky Australia nominee, contributor to Diageo Bar Academy, cocktail developer and is named in Australian Bartender Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential List. Her cocktail garden was featured on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia and has won several awards. She is a contributor to Real World Gardener radio program and is featured in several publications including Pip Magazine, Organic Gardener, Australian Bartender and Breathe (UK). Read the full bio here.