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With more than 500 food and beverage producers based in the Sunshine Coast region, supplying a stunning array of fresh and delicious produce to local restaurants, cafés and markets, is it any wonder that the area is fast gaining a reputation as a leading culinary destination?

From award winning and top-notch waterfront restaurants to specialised cafés offering gluten-free, dairy-free, organic everything-you-can think-of, it’s clear the region has undergone a gastronomical revolution in recent years. 

Savour a romantic dinner for two –  or enjoy a family get-together at the local surf club – you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to local seasonal dishes and a vibrant food culture across the Sunshine Coast.

The heart, soul and food of the region can be found at the local markets. A tasty reason to visit the Sunshine Coast, markets will not only provide you with the chance to discover fresh locally grown produce and gourmet delights, but you’ll also be able to meet the growers and producers.

Celebrate the Coast’s fresh and bountiful local produce by visiting one of the region’s many food attractions. Paddock to plate has never been closer with farm gates, food and wine tours and factory tours all available; get up close and see behind the scenes. Pick your own, smell, taste and experience an authentic food spectacle.

And if you’re feeling inspired by the great food in the area, grab an apron and become your own master chef at one of the region’s many award-winning cooking schools. Learn the art of the masters, and take your new skills home to impress friends and family.

Article provided by Visit Sunshine Coast

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  • Noosa, Sunshine Coast and hinterland (QLD)
  • Sunshine Coast (QLD)

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