Spring Fair Buffet Lunch at the Australian College of Applied Education

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As I first reported some three months ago, the cooking & hospitality students at the Australian College of Applied Education (or “ACAE”) host an “International Buffet” lunch at the end of each term, which doubles as a major assessment item and a promotional / public relations event for the school. This week was the end of term 3, and the theme this time around was “Spring Fair”.

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No-one ever goes thirsty at an ACAE buffet, and the drinks are usually very strong! This can be an issue if you have to go back to work afterwards, although all I have to drive is the elevator so it’s not a huge problem for me.

 

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Chefs completing the mouth-watering display.

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Anyone for some meat? There was beautiful rare roast beef, pork & duck here.

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Some proud students with an impressive display of seafood.

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Roast chicken.

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Polenta.

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Quinoa and corn salad.

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More meat – beautifully roasted beef and pork.

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The food-highlight for me last time was the chocolate mousse, but it was bettered this time by a peanut butter mousse with salted caramel sauce on the top which was simply amazing. I might have had two of these.

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Plenty of cheese, if you’ve got any room left!

DSC_0798-cropACAE was founded in 1989 and caters for international and local students, so if you’d like to learn how to cook like this or be able to work in a fine-dining restaurant then you should check out ACAE’s website or Facebook page.

ACAE is located at 641 Wellington Street (across from Perth Arena and opposite the new Kings Square) and the school’s cafe is open to the public from 7am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday for coffee, breakfast and lunch.

About the author

Martin

Martin was born in England but now lives in Perth, Western Australia. He has a passion for breakfast, coffee, hot curries & fast food, and is a cat & Dalek person.

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