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Sydney Airport opens first-to-Australia dining concepts by Wolfgang Puck and Heineken

Sydney Airport opens first-to-Australia dining concepts by Wolfgang Puck and Heineken
  • The Bistro by Wolfgang Puck opens at Sydney Airport’s T1 International terminal in an Australian first
  • Australia’s first flagship Heineken House now at T1
  • New food and beverage offerings form part of the airport’s new premium City View dining precinct

Sydney Airport has further boosted its exciting food and dining options with today’s opening of The Bistroby Wolfgang Puck, from internationally acclaimed chef Wolfgang Puck, alongside Australia’s first flagship Heineken House venue at the T1 International terminal.

The premium dining spaces have been designed and created specifically for Sydney Airport by Emirates Leisure Retail and are both Australian firsts. The Bistro by Wolfgang Puck and Heineken House are set within the recently launched premium dining precinct, City View.

The Bistro offers passengers a range of casual fare in a relaxed dining environment overlooking the city skyline.

Feature dishes will include steak frites with asparagus, French fries and herb butter; a range of gourmet pizzas; Australian Wagyu burgers; and truffle potato chips.

Passengers can also enjoy a full breakfast menu with items such as cinnamon-spiced buttermilk pancakes with salted maple butter, huevos rancheros and breakfast pizzas. Lighter snacks and a selection of small plates, including Wolfgang Puck’s signature chopped salad, are also on offer.

Famous globally for his gourmet credentials, including catering the Oscars for the past 21 years, Wolfgang Puck has created a must-try menu that delivers incredible flavour with the freshest ingredients from local producers.

"I’m very excited to unveil my new restaurant in Sydney Airport’s T1 International terminal for Australians and the many visitors travelling through the amazing country of Australia,” Wolfgang Puck said. 

“My chefs are using the best ingredients available for our menus, using local produce whenever possible. Our partnership with Heineken makes this location the first of its kind.My team and I look forward to welcoming you and hope you enjoy The Bistro.”

Complementing The Bistro, the flagship Heineken House is the perfect place for travellers to relax and enjoy a premium international beer before they depart Sydney Airport. Heineken House will feature Heineken’s latest global innovations including Heineken served Extra Cold, the brand’s coldest beer yet.

The partnership between The Bistro and Heineken House sees The Bistro offering a refreshing mix of Heineken product, while Heineken House customers will be able to enjoy a delicious snack menu by the Bistro.

“The launch of HeinekenHouse at Sydney Airport is an exciting new era for Heinekenin Australia. By launching at Sydney Airport we have the opportunity to provide a memorable experience to millions of international travellers every year and demonstrate our position as the world's leading international premium beer,” Heineken Lion Australia Managing Director Andrew Campbell said. 

The contemporary layout of the venues has been designed by award-winning Australian architect, Mike McCann, who has developed strong architectural details and finishes to elevate the premium dining precinct. This includes a custom-made pizza oven sitting at the heart of The Bistro, while an eight-metre-tall bottle tower takes prize position inside Heineken House, as a striking display to greet passengers upon entering the space. Throughout the tenancies warm copper tones create a rich, inviting feeling for passengers to sit, relax and enjoy a premium dining experience.

Sydney Airport General Manager Retail Glyn Williams said the new dining venues are part of the airport’s strategy to enhance the airport experience with high quality and memorable dining options.

“A compelling food offering is essential to the modern day traveller’s overall airport journey and we are confident passengers are going to love our new eateries, including The Bistro by Wolfgang Puck and Heineken House,” Mr Williams said.

“The City View precinct heralds a new era for dining at Sydney Airport. Both of these new venues will offer our passengers a thoroughly enjoyable and vibrant dining experience, matched with striking views of the airfield and city skyline.”

The Bistro by Wolfgang Puck and Heineken House have been brought to Sydney Airport in conjunction with Emirates Leisure Retail Australia (ELRA).

“ELRA is excited to expand our strong relationship with Sydney Airport and offer The Bistro by Wolfgang Puck and Heineken House to millions of travellers, enhancing their airport experience,” Emirates Leisure Retail Australia Managing Director Adam Summerville said.

 

The Bistro by Wolfgang Puck and Heineken House are now open at Sydney Airport’s T1 International Departures beyond customs. The new offerings join global first Benny Burger by Shannon Bennett and Australian first contemporary juice bar concept Joe & The Juice. Popular local eatery Kitchen by Mike will open in the coming months, completing the new dining precinct.