26 AUGUST, 2022, 6PM

Join renowned chef Sean Connolly at an intimate dinner in the private dining room at QT's Esther Restaurant as he takes you on a tour of the Mediterranean with a four course, family style feast. Esther, named after Sean’s grandmother, who is one of the greatest influences on his career and approach to food, is centred around simplicity and maintaining the authentic integrity of the Mediterranean region.

To Sean, a chef is like a set designer, bringing different layers to set the scene – think design, music, lights, theatre, and of course, great food. With Sean’s bright and bold personality, you can anticipate informal dining with matched wines and a dash of tableside theatrics by none other than the man himself. This is your chance to get up close and savour a memorable feast of Esther favourites and new winter dishes. 

Sean Connolly is a creative, a businessman and an affable geezer (as he calls himself), and his culinary experience spans across the globe. He has worked in high profile restaurants in Sydney, Adelaide, Dubai and of course Auckland. He is an award-winning chef with numerous awards and Chefs’ Hats under his belt and a TV personality.

Esther is inspired by Sean’s extensive wanderlust and travels throughout the Mediterranean, featuring aromatic notes and vibrant spices from Sicily to Southern France, to the beautiful coast of Morocco.

4 courses sharing style with wine pairings. 

Turn your evening into a staycation 

If you want to make this night even better - stay overnight at the QT with a special offer for August. Book a night and save 10% and for each night you extend, the more you save. Enjoy 10% off for 1 or 2 nights, 15% off for 3 nights and 20% off for 5+ nights. A further 10% off is available for members. Click here to book. T's & C's - Booking period now until 30 August, for stays from now to 16 September 2022. Last check-in date is 15 September 2022. 

Part of Restaurant Month 2022. 

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Last updated: 17 June 2022