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Offal-loving celebrity chef cooking at first joint VIC beef-sheep dinner

Sheep Central, May 28, 2018

Celebrity chef Adrian Richardson

MEAT and offal-loving celebrity chef Adrian Richardson has been enlisted to liven up the first joint BestWool/BestLamb and BetterBeef conference dinner in Bendigo next month.

Famed for his statements deriding “tofu-munching food extremists” and the “vegan Hezbollah”, the self-declared cooker of anything with a pulse is well-known his role as co-host of Ten’s Good Chef Bad Chef, Boys Weekend and Foxtel’s Secret Meat Business.

He owns a North Carlton restaurant, La Luna Bistro, and the Bouvier Bar in Brunswick East, and is known for working closely with the farmers he buys from to ensure an understanding of the provenance of the meat his restaurants serve. He has also written two books, Meat and The Good Life.

BWBL program co-ordinator Cathy Mulligan said Mr Richardson is sending a sous chef to help prepare the three-course joint conference dinner on Tuesday June 26.

“So what we eat will be designed by Adrian Richardson.”

He will also be the guest speaker at the dinner to be held at the historic Ulumbarra Theatre, with pre-dinner drinks from 6.30pm and dinner at 7pm.

For the first time, BestWool/BestLamb and BetterBeef are joining forces to run their annual conferences on consecutive days to provide the latest information in the beef and sheep industries, including research, extension and current industry issues and developments. The annual BestWool/BestLamb conference will again be held at the Bendigo Exhibition Centre on June 27, the day after BetterBeef conference.

Registration are now open for the 2018 BestWool/BestLamb conference at the Bendigo Exhibition Centre. This year’s BestWool BestLamb conference program will offer the latest research and industry information including pasture varieties, Barbers Pole worm, managing triplets, stocking rates and lambing density, flock profiling, marketing both meat and wool and business management, just to name a few.

Click here for BestWool BestLamb and BetterBeef conference program and dinner details, and to register.

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