Friday, August 20, 2010

FOOD@SBS: Pre-Opening

A new cafe in Artarmon... that's something worth celebrating.  In advance of the official opening next week, SBS staff were treated to a pre-opening party surprise and delight.

Salmon and kingfish sashimi


Jason, his crew and chef, Ashraf Saleh treated guests to some great samplers including tomato tart, tandoori chicken, crispy pork bely with cinnamon glaze, salmon & kingfish sashimi:

Tomato tart
And they all tasted as good as they look.

Tandoori chicken
Ashraf established a solid reputation as one of the North Shore's finest chefs when appointed Head Chef at the Point Blue Restaurant, McMahon's Point.  Ashraf also assumed the Head Chef position at Criterion, CMC and Cadmus.

Pork belly with cinnamon glaze
Chef Ashraf Saleh


FOOD@SBS Opens Monday, 23rd August
14 Herbert St
Artarmon
Ph: 9430 3331

Coming soon to FOOD@SBS:
Wireless Internet access from September 2010.
Online Catering menus, ordering system and website by October.

Additional photography with thanks to Kat!

Food@Sbs on Urbanspoon

23 comments:

  1. what about the sweet chilli grilled king prawns!
    the best!

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  2. Sad, Mim, I didn't get any, sounds yum, though

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  3. It's very exciting! I'm looking forward to Pancake Tuesday (Wed, Thur, Fri, Mon) one of their (many) specialities

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  4. This restaurant looks SO delicious. Too bad I'm nowhere near the area

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  5. food @ SBS chef Ashraf demonstrate his driveand enthusiasm for combining herbs and spices from the East and the best ingredients from the West. Ashraf has been inspired by flavours of the world and he combines some of his characteristic ingredients to create delicious food.

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  6. The sbs cafe chef creating mobern cafe food. Good salmon benedict and blue berry pancake. Releaxed & comfortable atmospher. We would come back again.

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  7. Cafe SBS serving a considerable high standard cafe food. There's some real talent at work in the kitchen, very competitive price marks with good service.

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  8. Salmon benedict... maybe I should try it for breakfast

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  9. Food is very enjoyable. Salmon was cooked to perfection, I enjoyed every bite of it.

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  10. awesome food .eerything is fresh and seasonal and affordable too.

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  11. We loved our experience ar food @ SBS. Food superb, service great and ambience delightful. We would definitely return next time.

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  12. excellent food truly unique taste sensation.

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  13. good to hear so many positive experiences here

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  14. Simply some of the best food @ sbs cafe .The staff are always a delight and the place has this charm about it.Its not a 5 star fancy restaurant but it is a really good food and I would recommend it to anyone.

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  15. why is the sbs cafe always busy? the chef is good and food is good. especially gnocchi fluffy and melt in your mouth.this is impressive

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  16. food@sbs great cafe aways packed with journalist;tv chef,sbs crowd sbs cafe has great ambiance,great chef and good food the gourmet sandwiches are great and fresh i would go there more often.

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  17. Just $4 gluten free tart we impressed and lunch $10.It was truly incredible value.

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  18. fantastic food great coffee and a lovely place to just sit and relax

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  19. atarmon industrial area recently refurbished sbs coffee true culinary fusion perfect for the working week takeaway morning coffee and ashraf sausag roll.

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  20. Incredible photography. I am truly impressed by the sashimi picture. I recently took photos of my sashimi dish (Salmon Sashimi with Blue Cheese and White Miso Puree http://cuceesprouts.com/2010/10/salmon-sashimi-with-blue-cheese-and-whie-miso-puree/) but they are in nowhere close to yours!!! Good job with the blog!

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  21. seriously cucee sprouts my pics are nothing special there are others who take much better pics, even my dslr is the entry level model. give it a go, if I can do it, so can you!

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  23. Wow talk about big serving sizes. I walked out of here absolutely stuffed.good range food. Friendly service sbs cafe.

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