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Hobart International to serve up new culinary look in 2018

20 November 2017, by hobartinternational.com.au

The Hobart International will feature a range of initiatives to enhance fan experiences in 2018.

Renowned Tasmanian chef Waji Spiby will bring a reimagined hospitality offering to impress food lovers and tennis fans alike.

Waji, well-known for his use of local produce combined with authentic international flavours will provide service to all premium hospitality and corporate spaces, as well as player areas.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Waji and his team to the Hobart International in 2018,” said Hobart International tournament director Darren Sturgess.

“Waji is a master at incorporating renowned Tasmanian produce into his dishes and we look forward to having the opportunity to showcase these gourmet experiences at the tournament.

“We know Waji’s culinary expertise and commitment to local produce will add a new dimension for our corporate guests and players.”

> 2018 corporate hospitality options

Waji said he was excited about the new partnership.

“We are thrilled to partner with the Hobart International and offer a new taste for tennis fans at next year’s tournament,” Spiby said.

“I’m excited to serve up a range of fresh and local produce through my signature dishes and hope to give local, interstate and international guests a premium hospitality experience.

“Old favourites like my Cajun Calamari with a palm sugar dressing and my pork filleted on brioche toast will feature alongside a new Ashgrove Fried Chilli Cheese Curd.”

Alongside the new hospitality partner, Hobart International 2018 will offer a range of initiatives to enhance fan experiences.

New in 2018:

  • Waji, as new hospitality partner
  • The Sky Bar, a new corporate hospitality box with the best view in Hobart
  • The Pavilion, a new premium corporate dining space
  • A range of local food trucks and delicacies
  • A new public beer garden
  • Premium seating for up to eight guests in Gold, Silver and Bronze corporate boxes – premium seating offers exclusive lounge, bar and premium dining options
  • Kids tennis activities on-court all week
  • Family friendly activities and entertainment.

With a vast range of new corporate hospitality experiences, Hobart International 2018 is shaping up as the place to be in Tasmania this summer.

“The tournament will see a host of premium food trucks with local delicacies, the return of Kids Tennis Day, free entry for up to four kids with every adult ticket and plenty of fun and engaging on-site activities,” Sturgess said.

“We are confident that 2018 will be the best experience yet for fans, and encourage all to enjoy this premium event with some of the world’s best female tennis players.”

> Find out more about hospitality options

Tickets for Hobart International 2018 are now on sale via Ticketek or by calling 1300 888 104.

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