The GOMA Restaurant kitchen was graced this week by world-famous Iron Chef Hiroyuki Sakai and his team.
Sakai-san enlisted the assistance of QAGOMA Executive Chef Josue Lopez and team to prep today’s lunch for the Advance Queensland Summit delegates, hosted by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk at GOMA’s Roof Terrace. Chef Sakai is best known as the ‘King of Iron Chefs’ after appearing on 86 episodes of the cult Japanese cooking show Iron Chef.
Chef Sakai prepared his interpretation of local seasonal dishes with a charlotte smooth turnip and consommé jelly with local seafood and oscietra caviar, followed by chilled broccoli and potato soup with spanner crab meat and junsai. Next on the menu was salt-crusted roasted beef porterhouse and lamb loin with yuzu garashi, white port wine and orange glaze, rounded out by blancmange with watermelon coulis, tropical fruits and coconut cream.