Rockpool Bar & Grill Perth backs a winner with its annual Melbourne Cup lunch

10 October 2016:  

Neil Perry, Head Chef Dan Masters and the team from Rockpool Bar & Grill Perth are getting into the spirit of Melbourne’s spring racing carnival and will be hosting a special Cup Day lunch on Tuesday, 1 November.


This exclusive event will celebrate the best that the season has to offer with a three-course menu of signature Rockpool Bar & Grill dishes and premium wines to match.


Ortiz Anchovy Toasts with Smoked Tomato

David Blackmore’s Dry Aged Full Blood Wagyu Slider

Goats Cheese Tortellini, Burnt Butter, Pine Nuts and Raisins


Great Southern Asparagus & Spring Vegetable Tart with Mt. Vikos Barrel Aged Feta,
Rocket and Lemon

Charcoal Roast King Prawns, Split and Marinated

David Blackmore’s Full Blood Wagyu Carpaccio, Celeriac Remoulade and Toast


Slow Roasted Cape Grim Beef Fillet with Modern Béarnaise

Market Fish with Red Braised Vegetables and Herbs with Aïoli

Pumpkin Tortelli with Sage and Brown Butter

Radicchio, Cos and Endive Salad with Palm Sugar Vinaigrette

Wood Fired Grilled Creamed Corn with Chipotle Chilli Butter and Manchego Cheese

Baby Baldivis Kipfler Potatoes Sautéed in Wagyu Fat with Rosemary and Garlic


Chocolate Macaron with Burnt Caramel and Honey Comb

Catherine’s Passionfruit Pavlova

Crème Caramel


The menu will be complemented by R de Ruinart Champagne NV, Cape Mentelle Wallcliffe 2012 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, Cape Mentelle Wilyabrup 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon blend, Rockpool Pilsner, Market Lane Coffee and Jing Teas


The big race will be screened lived with a sweepstakes and prizes including signed copies of Neil Perry’s new cookbook, Neil Perry’s Good Cooking, as well as a fashion parade of spring racing carnival outfits.


“It’s a wonderful event on the Rockpool Bar & Grill calendar and we’re looking forward to celebrating this special day with our guests,” says Neil.


Tickets for the lunch are $225 per person and bookings can be made on 08 6252 1900.  Rockpool Bar & Grill is located at Crown Perth.   For more information visit




For further information and media inquiries:

Michelle Campbell | Minc Communications | 0410 614 433 |

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