Australia: Tasmania - Invite the World to Dinner

To showcase the country’s local produce, exotic foods, and great wine, three of Australia’s most esteemed chefs, Ben Shewry, Neil Perry, and Peter Gilmore, host a dinner for the world’s culinary elite at MONA in Tasmania. Honored to be a featured guest, Eric attends the gala along with familiar faces such as Alice Waters and Jonathan Waxman.

 Eric also meets chefs, provideurs and wine makers along the way bringing the best of his experiences together. He reminisces with  chef Lynton Tapp of Wildman Wilderness Lodge about the barramundi he almost caught.

Eric continues to search for creativity in Hobart from its waterfront to innovators like Lark Distillery before taking a seat with the world at a dinner, celebating Aussie style.

This culinary celebration inspire Eric to prepare Seared Tasmanian Sea Trout, watercress, finger lime and trout roe sauce vierge.

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Watch the episode May 2, 2015 at 9.30am EST | 8.30am CST on

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