Sydney Airport is gunning for gourmet cred with the latest restaurants to open at the T1 international terminal.
Wolfgang Puck is headlining a push into fine food and beverage with The Bistro, which will open before mid-year and serve "modern Italian fare including gourmet pasta and wood-fired pizza" in what Sydney Airport describes as "a relaxed Italian trattoria-style dining experience."
The Bistro will be the star attraction of T1's new City View precinct, located alone the eastern edge of the terminal near the top of the Heinemann Duty Free store, where floor-to-ceiling windows will provide a Sydney vista surpassed only by that of the Qantas lounges upstairs.
Also flanking the City View zone: Benny Burger by Shannon Bennett – best known as head chef of Vue de Monde at Melbourne’s Rialto Tower – with a range of deluxe burgers using organic and wild-sourced ingredients (such as The Chang burger featuring Blackmore Wagyu beef, a free-range fried egg and pickled beetroot).
T1 will also host Australia's first Heineken House bar plus Joe & The Juice for fresh and unique juice combinations as well as a 'bespoke coffee blend'.
"The City View precinct heralds a new era for dining at Sydney Airport and will offer passengers a selection of exciting and fresh concepts that range from premium dine-in to more casual fare" says Sydney Airport General Manager, Retail Glyn Williams, who pegs this as part of an ongoing transformation of T1's food and dining.
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