It’s that time of year again when Mums nationwide get to put their feet up, be spoiled and have themselves showered in gifts of chocolate and flowers as far as the eye can see. But it doesn’t have to stop there. No doubt your Mum has been the chief supplier of delicious food on the table every evening over the years — so how about you give her the day off.
This Mother’s Day take the special lady in your life out to The Star Gold Coast to savour some delicious food and there won’t be a dish to wash afterwards in sight!
Those who want to lavish their mothers and pull out all the stops then look no further than Nineteen at The Star and Cucina Vivo. Both restaurants offer a delectable set menu on the day that you are unlikely to forget in a hurry.
At Cucina Vivo, the three-course set menu is a medley of Italian favourites, all underpinned by great Australian produce. The highlights include the Stanbroke Scotch Fillet Tagliata and the Risotto A Funghi with Byron Bay gourmet mushrooms. Add to this the option for a three-hour drinks package for the afternoon, and you and mum will be all set to enjoy the special day.
Nineteen at the Star delivers nothing short of amazing with a five-course set menu to be indulged in whilst overlooking unparalleled views across Broadbeach and the Pacific Ocean. Dishes comprise of some of the best seafood you can find in the country — starting off with Prawn & Oscietra Caviar, no less. A carefully curated wine list further adds to the luxurious afternoon with wines from all over the world at your fingertips. Be sure to remember your complimentary box of chocolates for Mum before you leave!
If your leading lady prefers things a little more casual, then Garden Kitchen & Bar is putting on the perfect afternoon. The fresh and seasonal menu is to highlight two unique dishes for the day with a Pan Fried Reef Cod expertly matched with a Woodbrook Chardonnay and a Chocolate Assiette (chocolate plate) to finish things off featuring an Opera Classic, a Rose champagne and raspberry macaroon, and a Silky chocolate and passionfruit chocolate tart. If this doesn’t say yum — we don’t know what does.
Also joining in the Mother’s Day celebrations are the delectable Asian restaurants Kiyomi and Imperial at The Star. They are combining their already delightful and innovative set menus and degustations with complimentary glasses of sparkling wine on arrival just for Mums. What a way to make them feel special!
If you’re looking to push the boat out and spoil mum this year with a stress-free and delicious lunch or evening meal in beautiful surroundings, look no further than The Star Gold Coast.
Bookings in advance are strongly advised. Cucina Vivo Mother’s Day lunch is a ticketed event, get yours early to avoid disappointment.
Visit https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/mothers-day for more information.
Words by Alex Mitcheson.
STORY SPONSORED BY THE STAR GOLD COAST