Showcase South Australia, in partnership with Ferguson Australia and Michael Angelakis AM, is thrilled to announce their Agribusiness Industry Lobster Long Luncheon to be held at the National Wine Centre of Australia on Thursday 17 June 2021.
Showcase SA, Adelaide’s premier business-to-business networking organisation has joined forces with Ferguson Australia to launch their new lesser-known seafood produce line. Showcase SA are known for their exclusive CEO lunches, and other high-profile networking and business events and this lunch is yet another feather in their cap for the organisation, which will soon be celebrating their second birthday.
Joined by special guests Michael Angelakis AM and Andrew Ferguson, guests will have their tastebuds treated to Ferguson Australia’s seafood, prepared by the National Wine Centre’s award-winning executive sous-chef, Steven Clark. The luncheon will run from 12:00pm to 2:30pm.
Guests will have the opportunity to meet iconic South Australian, Angelakis who will be joined by the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development of South Australia, David Basham. The duo will be entertaining guests with a display of slicing fresh Kingfish sashimi. Guests will enjoy the sashimi alongside of Ferguson Australia’s new sustainable product line, which will be served as canapes featuring Latchet, Knife Jaw, Boarfish and Ocean Jacket goujons.
The showstopping lunch with feature an entrée of Kingfish ceviche and for main course, the main attraction, each guest will receive their own half Southern Rock Lobster with wines carefully paired to each dish, provided by Paracombe Wines, Penfolds and Rosenvale Vineyard.
Former managing director of Angelakis Brothers, Michael will share with guests his career journey from growing a family business for 30 years to filming his successful Channel 7 fishing and cooking TV show, ‘Out of The Blue’. Angelakis will be joined by special guest, Managing Director of Ferguson Australia and close friend, Andrew Ferguson. Ferguson will share how trade bans have influenced the agribusiness seafood industry and how the demand for lesser-known fish species has shaped their new product line.
Major state marine scale reforms have been the catalyst for a change in fishing practices and a shift towards more sustainable methods of fishing and choice of fish species. Angelakis and Ferguson will speak about their work together and also Michael’s collaboration with PIRSA and the South Australian Research and Development Institute to use his TV show, Out of The Blue as a vessel to promote the catching and cooking of lesser-known species.
While priority will be given to Showcase SA members with tickets included in membership benefits, there is opportunity for the public to purchase tickets. Limited tickets are now available for purchase here
About Showcase SA
Showcase SA was founded in 2019 after the closure of Brand South Australia and aims to highlight opportunities for all South Australian businesses across all industry sectors.
Out of The Blue
The newest season of Out of The Blue will premiere on Channel 7 this Saturday, 29 May 2021 with regular episodes airing on Sundays at 5:30pm.