The highly anticipated and much talked about launch of North Sydney’s newest bar and eatery, Hunter Gatherer, occurred on Tuesday 19 April 2016.
Located on the Greenwood Plaza rooftop, the venue is by the owners of renowned Bondi establishments The Corner House and Panama House.
Over 150 guests attended the cocktail and canapé style event, including top media, bloggers and influencers. Guests were welcomed with a choice of two cocktails: Burnt by the Storm (Bundaberg Rum, in-house made salted caramel ginger beer and lime) and Cobbled Together (Tanqueray Gin, Fino Sherry, in-house made preserved nectarines and lemon). Wines from Mad Hatters and beer and ciders from Sydney Brewery were also flowing all night. Craft sodas were also provided from PS Soda consisting of the flavours of smoked lemonade, grapefruit gentina tonic, wattle cola
Michelin star chef Paul ‘Mick’ Micklewright took helm of the kitchen serving up ‘Hunted and Gathered’ canapes to showcase the full menu including fresh locally sourced produce such as Batsman Bay oysters shucked on the spot by Luke Robinson from Oysters Unplugged; Thirlmere free range chicken liver parfait with brioche and onion jam; and O’Connors Range Black Angus wagyu brisket pastry and house-made pastry.
The full menu is on constant rotation, using fresh, locally sourced, sustainable ingredients and ethical produce. Their menu is divided into a hunted section which includes dishes such as: slow cooked Berkshire pork shoulder, roast fennel, green sauce and pigs ear crisp; hot sauce marinated Holmbrae chicken wings and Tarago river blue cheese sause; hot roast Jacks Creek black angus brisket with market veggies; and grilled Goulburn River rainbow trout, chilli butter and bean salad. The gatherer section of the menu includes dishes such as: quinoa, kale and avocado salad; mixed leaf salad with aged balsamic and pecorino; charred zucchini, haloumi, chilli jam and mint; H/G ceasar, cooks co-op eggs and white anchovy smoked bacon; fries with rosemary sauce; and roast root vegetables, rosemary with confit garlic.
The interior designed by Sonarchitecture fuses contemporary Danish design with rustic farmhouse finishes, and an abundance of lush greenery throughout blends the indoors seamlessly with the outdoors and onto the large terrace. The Italian designed feature wall is a focal point of the venue, illuminating landscape imagery with a psychedelic twist.
Hunter Gatherer is located at Greenwood Plaza Rooftop, 36 Blues Street North Sydney NSW 2060
Phone: 0459 555 816
Open Monday to Friday from 12noon to 3pm (Monday to Wednesday) and 12noon to 9pm (Thursday to Friday)
For more information, go to: www.thehuntergatherer.net