Ochre Restaurant Wins Taste Paradise Signature Dish Competition


Craig Squire won the award for his Tempura bugs, papaya salad, with sweet chilli lemon myrtle dipping sauce.      

This dish was chosen for its innovative use of local ingredients that is the essence of Tropical North Queensland      

The Public Vote Winner was  Tropical Pan seared Tuna salad laced with a Mango vinaigrette’ by Chriso the Personal Chef with 464 votes      

Finalists included
1         Tier of mud crab, mango and avocado  from Kewarra Beach Resort      

2         Julaymba Journey by Julaymba Restaurant at Daintree Eco Lodge

Three innovative  finalist dishes were cooked off in front of the public and a panel of judges at the Pier at the Marina  on Saturday 13th November, to declare  the winning dish that was considered the essence of Tropical North Queensland,  on the presentation and how innovatively the chef has used local regional produce so that every mouthful says ‘Taste Paradise’.

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