Lunch with the Girls and Salon Show

Monday 26 August at 12 noon – 2.30pm

Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall, King George Square

Price: $160 per ticket includes booking fee and GST (tables of ten available)

Introducing an exciting and indulgent addition to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane.

Treat yourself to a delicious two-course luncheon in the company of some of Australia’s most fabulous and recognisable women: Kerri-Anne Kennerley, Network Ten’s Georgina Lewis and 97.3FM’s Bianca Dye.

Our special celebrity guests will be discussing all things fashion, from their biggest outfit hits and misses, to the ever-present question of what to wear when you’re one of Australia’s most-watched women. Guests will also enjoy a spring menu from Epicure, while taking in the top 40 Spring/Summer 19 fashion trends as selected by Fashion Festival Styling Director and nationally-renowned fashion stylist, Kimberly Gardner.

Guests who purchase tickets to Lunch with the Girls will also go into the draw to win an incredible prize, gifted by Fashion Festival Gold Partner, McKinney’s Jewellers, in celebration of the jeweller’s 135th anniversary. The prize includes a stunning strand of Australian South Sea Pearls featuring 31x Circle Baroque Silver Pearls secured with a diamond set invisible clasp, valued at $25,000. The winner will be drawn personally by Margot McKinney at the event.

For guests attending the Fashion Luncheon, a special All Day Parking rate of $25 has been organised for the QueensPlaza carpark. To redeem this price the promotion code is MBFF19L1.  Alternatively,  an all Day myValet Parking rate of $35 and the promotion code is MBFF19L2

To redeem this offer book online via Secure-a-Spot:  Visit and reserve your Valet Parking.

Spring Menu


Goldband snapper crudo – Fennel, crème fraiche, mint, blood orange

Charred asparagus tart – Date labneh, dried olive, hazelnut & coriander (v)

Hot smoked ocean trout – Filo pastry, caviar & lemon

Main course

Pan fried John dory – Romesco sauce, potato ribbons, watercress, capers & lemon (gf) (df)

Alternating with

Roasted free range chickenAniseed myrtle potatoes, smoked carrot, tarragon & macadamia (gf)

Vegetarian option

Buffalo mozzarella – Carrot mousse, roasted onion, pickled carrots, hazelnut & horseradish (v) (gf)


Textures of strawberry – Rose mousse, almond sponge & vodka syrup (gf)



Scotchmans Hill wines

SanPellegrino sparkling and still mineral water

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