The Fat Mango BBQ is Born!

Top celebrity chefs and masters of fire will bring their flame game to Taste Port Douglas this August with Fat Mango BBQ, presenting a fiery feast on day two of the Sheraton Festival Village.

The Sheraton Festival Village will be held from 13 - 14 August and sits with Four Mile Beach to one side and the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort's lagoon pools on the other.  Guests to Festival Village will bear witness to two days of mouthwatering foodie fun upon the centrally located 'Gourmet Lawn'.

Day one of Gourmet Lawn celebrates a feast of pop-up food stalls with a host of guest chefs and local favourite eateries at the helm; while day two switches up to the wood-fired Fat Mango BBQ.

The chefs will demonstrate their skill in mastering the flame on handmade BBQ's custom built by local crafts people, Aussie Campfire Kitchen's while roving conversations on BBQ styles and philosophies with Colin Fassnidge and legendary butcher Anthony Puharich unfold.

The chef lineup and sneak peak of menus for Fat Mango BBQ includes:

  • Jake Nicolson - Blackbird, Donna Chang - Brisbane / St Louis Pork Ribs, Pineapple Salsa

  • Ben Williamson - Agnes, Bianca - Brisbane / Sovereign Lamb Asado Cross

  • Jerry Mai - Pho Nom - Melbourne / Whole Hog

  • Bente Grysbaek - Off the Grid Catering, Pope Joan - Melbourne / Grilled Spencer Gulf Kingfish with burnt butter-lime sauce and green papaya salad

  • Aaron Ward - Shell House - Sydney / Woodfired Inspired Vegetables

  • Massimo Mele - Peppina, Tasmania / Cape Grim Beef Picanha, Salsa Verde, Flatbread

  • Malone's Butchery Port Douglas / Bratwurst & Sauerkraut 

  • Smoky Pint Port Douglas / Pulled Pork, Slaw

(Stay tuned for more updates and additions!)

The action-packed event will be a feast for the senses. Expect billowing smoke and flames, fire-roasted succulent meat on the bone, smoked tropical fruit, flamed seasonal produce and locally caught seafood.

Fat Mango BBQ details:
Date and time: Sunday 14 August 2022, 12 - 5pm
Location: Sheraton Festival Village, Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort
Price: From $33pp for adults and $13 for children, includes entry to Sheraton Festival Village *Adults purchase before July 13th and received $15 free credit for the Main Bar**