TRAILER | Celebrity Chef Ainsley Harriott explores produce markets in his debut Australian series AINSLEY'S AUSTRALIAN MARKET MENU on SBS

Ainsley’s Market Menu
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Celebrity Chef Ainsley Harriott explores produce markets in his debut Australian series Ainsley’s Australian Market Menu on SBS


If buying fresh and local produce from your favorite weekend farmers market is a top priority for you, SBS is your destination to be this October. Celebrity chef and TV presenter Ainsley Harriott is all set to take you on an incredible culinary experience via some of Australia’s popular farmers markets.

Get ready to visit six of Australia’s unique and diverse fresh produce markets with Ainsley on his first-ever Australian travel culinary series – Ainsley’s Australian Market Menu. The six-part series will air Thursdays at 7.30pm on SBS from 10 October and encore Sundays at 7.30pm on SBS Food from 13 October.

Ainsley’s Australian Market Menu will see Ainsley traversing Australia on a fun-filled food adventure through fresh produce markets across the country. Armed with a few pots and pans and a hunger for the best fresh produce, Ainsley will arrive at each market at dawn with only a few hours to explore the market, find his ingredients and conceive some quick and delicious dishes to win over the crowds. Drawing inspiration from the location, its people and its produce, Ainsley will aim to push the boundaries of the local culture with his innovative food creations.

Host Ainsley Harriott says, “Although I've visited Australia many times and really think of it as my second home, I'd never had a chance to explore the growing market scene - so when the opportunity to make this series came along I couldn't wait to get started. And what a great experience it turned out to be!  The wonderful diversity and vibrancy of modern Australia is reflected in the fantastic range of fresh produce to be found at the markets.  I loved cooking up some tasty dishes with the fabulous ingredients I found in each market and I think that everyone who joins me on this trip around the country is going to find it as exciting as I did.”

Josh Martin, Commissioning Editor of Food, SBS says, “Food is an important part of SBS line up and we are thrilled to welcome Ainsley to our family. Ainsley’s Australian Market Menu is a delicious addition to the diverse slate of local and international food content we are offering to all Australians. Ainsley’s enthusiasm is infectious, and it’s so fun seeing the crowds on camera, responding to both Ainsley’s showmanship and his mouthwatering creations. This series will give our foodie audiences a fresh and flavourful glance into some of the popular Australian farmers market coupled with Ainsley’s charming and effervescent cooking style”. 

Produced by Hsquared for SBS, in this series, Ainsley visits the following markets– Willunga Farmers Market (Willunga, South Australia), The Fresh Market (Warrnambool, Victoria), Global Food Markets (Logan, Queensland), Salamanca Market (Hobart, Tasmania), Foragers Market (Wollongong, New South Wales) and Adelaide Central Market (Adelaide, South Australia).

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Ainsley’s Australian Market Menu will air on Thursdays at 7.30pm on SBS starting 10 October and encore on SBS Food on Sundays at 7.30pm starting 13 October. The series will also be available on SBS On Demand