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04/04/2012 - InterContinental Adelaide (ICA) is bringing the Best of British to South Australia as a part of Tasting Australia 2012, in a magnificent culinary event on Monday April 30.

The hotel expects more than 350 guests will turn out to experience a decadent menu of British delicacies, with part proceeds of the night going towards preparing and sending Australian athletes to the London 2012 Olympic Games.

ICA General Manager James Allen said InterContinental Adelaide was looking forward to taking part in a number of Tasting Australia initiatives and the opportunity to support Aussie athletes.

"We (ICA) are proud to be the official hotel of Tasting Australia and more specifically hosting the high calibre "Best of British" event. "It is going to be a fantastic evening featuring some of the best in the business including UK Chef of the year Mark Hix who will wow guests with his culinary talents. Being able to support our athletes in their preparation for London is a terrific added bonus, he said.

The line up for the "Best of British" will also feature:
Mark Hix - UK restaurateur and multi-award winning chef. Owner of Hix Oyster and Chop House in Smithfield
Simon Bryant -One half of ABC television's The Cook and the Chef.
Matthew Kemp - Owner of gastro-pub Montpelier Public House and formerly of Sydney's restaurant Balzac.
Jeremy Strode - Owner of Bistrode, Surry Hills and his new establishment Bistrode CBD.

Guests can expect a seven course extravaganza including British favourites such as Steak and Kidney pie, Smoked Highland Chowder, Steamed Sussex pudding, a gourmet selection of English chesses selected by cheese guru Will Studd, accompanied by pre-dinner KI Spirits Gin cocktails and a fabulous array of South Australian wine.

InterContinental Adelaide has also brought an official London Cab into Adelaide to capture a genuine "Best of British" experience for guests and also for Tasting Australia dignitaries.

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