Jamiroquai All Set for SA Performance

Delicious is set to take the SA entertainment and culinary world by storm this weekend when it features a headline performance by renowned international artist Jamiroquai. Check it out…

Described as the music festival for food lovers or a food festival for music lovers there is nothing else quite like it in South Africa. The festival fuses food and music in one glorious weekend which is set to take place this coming weekend on the 5-6 October 2013 in Johannesburg.

Presented by Dstv in association with Checkers, Ocean Basket, The Sunday Times and Sowetan; South Africa’s first international food and music festival will bring world-class culinary talent to the Blue Hills Equestrian Estate. Guests can look forward to seeing renowned UK celebrity chefs Aldo Zilli, Ed Baines and John Burton Race showcase their signature dishes at their own pop-up restaurants. These include; Aldo Zilli’s San Carlo Cicchetti, Ed Baines’ Randall and Aubin, as well as John Burton Race’s The John Burton Race Experience.

Headlining the music is renowned international act Jamiroquai; who will be supported by a host of top local artists including Lira, Danny K, Khuli Chana, Prime Circle and Mi Casa.

“Looking forward to returning to South Africa to see you all at Delicious”, said Jay Kay from Jamiroquai.

“As Dstv, we are proud to bring to life our extensive music offering through this partnership”, says Colleen Goodman, senior marketing communications manager for Dstv.

The three international pop-up restaurants, San Carlo Cicchetti, Randall & Aubin and The John Burton Race Experience, will provide patrons with the opportunity to experience their fine cuisine first hand while enjoying live music from a raised vantage point overlooking the crowd.

In addition to the pop-up restaurants, there will also be a huge artisan food market encompassing a vast array of African, European and pan-Asian cuisine. Many of these are already firm favourites for local market lovers.

Reservations for the VIP Hospitality Experience at the pop-up restaurants can be made for lunch and/or dinner at a cost of R1 850 per head, which includes VIP parking with concierge care, access to the VIP lounge, a welcome drink, three course meals in one of the three international restaurants of your choice, bottle of wine and coffee. General admission entry will cost R380.

Official beer partner Castle Milk Stout will set up a trendy and elegant area for festival-goers to appreciate the rich and smooth taste of the stout. “Partnering up with Delicious enables us to invite guests to simply savour the rich moments in life. As the official beer partner, we want to use this platform to provide festival-goers with the opportunity to indulge in rich moments over good food accompanied by good music whilst savouring a smooth Castle Milk Stout,” says Vilashni Vandayar, marketing manager for Castle Milk Stout.

Child-friendly areas hosted by Dstv Kids will be available and will feature various activities for the young ones and will include brands such as Converse kids and Mille kids.

Tickets are available through Computicket. Tickets are R380 per day, R100 for children under the age of 12 and it’s free for children younger than 3 years old.

The Socialite has an exclusive giveaway offering 2 x lucky readers 2 double (4) tickets for the Delicious Festival. Each ticket is valued at R380. The tickets are valid for any one of the two days (winners choice), either Saturday, 5 October or Sunday 6 October. To enter simply pop us a mail to [email protected] and let us know what makes you the biggest Jamiroquai fan.

Best answer also wins a Checkers hamper including the following:

  • 3 Foreign Ground Coffees
  • 1 plunger

Entry date closes Wednesday 2nd October 2013. Good Luck!

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