Members dining offers and events
Members enjoying an exclusive Wine tasting at QAGOMA
Members have access to a range of special dining events. QAGOMA Photography
Roasted Spatchcock, puffed corn and toasted grains, blueberry gel available at the GOMA Cafe Bistro during ‘Harvest’ (28 June – 21 September) / QAGOMA Photography
QAGOMA Executive Chef, Josue Lopez / QAGOMA Photography
Smoked valrhona chocolate delice, maple pecan ice cream
Whether it's a leisurely breakfast on the river before an exhibition, coffee on the run, a relaxed lunch with friends, or elegant contemporary dining — our cafes, bar and restaurant offer options to suit every visit, mood and celebration.
Restaurant and Cafes | Seasonal offers for Members September – November 2014
Share fare for two
During spring (September – November), Members can enjoy any two Share Fare meals and two glasses of house wine at the GOMA Cafe Bistro for just $25^. Available 2.30–4.00pm daily.
Purchase the $20 exhibition special (including a main meal and a glass of house wine) at the GOMA Cafe Bistro during 'Harvest' (until 21 September) and ‘Future Beauty’ (1 November – 15 February), and receive a free regular size coffee.
Coffee & Cake
Visit the QAG Cafe over spring and enjoy coffee and cake for just $6.00^.
^No further discounts apply.
Exclusive Members dining events
MONTHLY LUNCH AND LECTURE SERIES
Lunches are held at GOMA Restaurant and a new menu is specially prepared each month by QAGOMA's Executive Chef, Josue Lopez. The monthly lunch is preceded by a lecture on a QAGOMA exhibition or display.
Thursday 25 September | 11.00am – 1.30pm | QAG
INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIAN ART
Thursday 23 October | 11.00am – 1.30pm | QAG
WE CAN MAKE ANOTHER FUTURE: JAPANESE ART AFTER 1989
Thursday 27 November | 11.00am – 1.30pm | GOMA
HISTORICAL EUROPEAN AND ASIAN ART
Thursday 11 December | 11.00am – 1.30pm | QAG
Bookings required / $40 Members / $50 Members' guests / Includes a glass of Yering Station wine, a two-course lunch (main and dessert), followed by tea or coffee / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by the week prior to each event (places are limited)
FATHER'S DAY CRAFT BEER TASTING
Sunday 7 September | 4.30-6.30pm | GOMA Cafe Bistro
Spend the afternoon enjoying a flight of four brews from Stone & Wood (Northern Rivers), each paired with a delicious offering from Executive Chef Josue Lopez. One of Stone & Wood's Founders, along with Josue Lopez, will talk through each of the pairings, and with a nod to themes presented in ‘Harvest’, the hosts will expand on their food philosophies, which focus on making the most of local ingredients and working towards sustainable practices.
Bookings required / $50 Members / $70 Members' guests / Includes four courses of food-and-beer pairings / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 4 September
TALK & TASTE: AUSTRALIAN NATIVE BUSH FOODS
Saturday 20 September | 10.30am | GOMA
On the final weekend of ‘Harvest’ join us for a focused program on Australian Native Bushfoods, expanding on themes and ideas explored in the exhibition through significant works by Indigenous Australian artists. The program will include a talk about their importance to Indigenous Australian culture and their role in contemporary cooking as well as an open-air food demonstration with opportunities to taste the unique native flavours of this country. Joining QAGOMA Executive Chef Josue Lopez will be guest experts from the Native Bushfoods industry, including Sunshine Coast chef and founder of The Dilly Bag Bush Tucker Products & Learning Programs, Dale Chapman. An Indigenous Australian woman born in Dirranbandi, Dale has been in the food industry for 25 years and is passionate about sharing her knowledge of Native Foods.
Bookings required / $15 Members / $20 Members' guests / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 15 September
20 September and 29 November | 4.30–6.30pm | GOMA Restaurant
Enjoy a relaxed afternoon appreciating the art of matching food and wine as you are guided through six pairings inspired by the seasonal GOMA Restaurant menu. Hear more about the winemaking process and learn some of the secrets of good food from Executive Chef Josue Lopez.
Bookings required / $60 Members / $75 Members' guests / Includes six courses of food and wine pairings and a take-home booklet of wine-tasting notes. Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 5 September or 7 November
'FUTURE BEAUTY’ TWO-COURSE LUNCH
Friday 31 October | 12noon | GOMA Restaurant
Just for Members and their guests, take advantage of a special lunch at the GOMA Restaurant on the day of the Members viewing of ‘Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion’. Enjoy a glass of Yarrabank Sparkling on arrival then indulge in a two-course set menu with a glass of Yering Station wine to accompany your main. Finish your delectable dessert with tea or coffee and then make your way into the exhibition make the most of your exclusive viewing opportunity.
Bookings required / $60 Members / $80 Members' guests / Includes exhibition entry / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 17 October
OPENING WEEKEND BREAKFAST
'Future Beauty' | 1 November | 9.45am–12.30pm | GOMA Restaurant
Take advantage of exclusive access to GOMA Restaurant on the opening weekend of 'Future Beauty' on 1 November. Enjoy Executive Chef Josue Lopez's specially designed two-course menu with a glass of Yarrabank Sparkling, fresh juice and tea or coffee, and then join in the days' events to celebrate the opening of this exhibition.