Celebrate Christmas in July with Australian Bay scallops

For the love of shellfish! They’re a bit of a treat but utterly worth indulging in! Here is our Australian Bay scallops and parsnip puree recipe as an elegant starter for your Christmas in July celebrations. By Head Chef – Oswin Ribeiro Serves: 6Class: Entrée Ingredients 12 x Australian Bay scallops 100g plain flour 100g […]

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Celebrate Christmas in July with this Aussie-classic dessert

Who says you can’t have Pavlova in Winter? Any reason to have Pavlova is a good one! What about celebrating Christmas in July with a mouth-watering and decadent Aussie-classic dessert! All you need is some store cupboard staples, plus a few fresh ingredients and you’re good to go! By Head Chef – Oswin Ribeiro Ingredients […]

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Our hotel is turning 20 this year, so we thought it was a great chance wind back the clock to the year 2000

With the hotel’s 20th birthday on the horizon, we thought it would be a great idea to interview some staff and reflect on their memories from over the years. Who better to start with than someone who has been here since the very beginning? Executive Housekeeper, Maureen Jolowicz has been at this hotel since day […]

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Concierge recommendations: 6 tips on what’s on in Sydney today

While we all have to stay put for the time being, why not explore what’s right at your doorstep? We sat down with our Concierge team and asked what’s on in Sydney today to cure our social isolation and stay COVID-safe. Here are their top 6 tips including popular attractions, secret underground cocktail bars, and […]

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Celebrating 20 Years of Concierge services at Radisson Blu Sydney

Victor Baraya, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney’s Head of Concierge, has been at the hotel for 20 years, even before the hotel had opened its doors! Although, a lot can change in 20 years, so we thought we would sit down with him and one of our porters, Fadhel Bin Asril. Fadhel has been with […]

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The 20 biggest food trends from 2000-2020

As we have rung in the new year of 2020 and also being our hotel’s 20th anniversary year, we took the opportunity to reflect on the past 20 years and the food trends which have come and gone. It’s a great time to look back, as our hotel itself has seen an interesting journey in […]

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Radisson Blu Plaza Sydney reflects on the late Tony Bilson

With the sad passing of iconic Australian chef Tony Bilson on the 23rd of January, we thought we would reflect on the contributions he made to his restaurant during his time here at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney, and how he has been remembered in the culinary world. I also chatted with our General Manager, […]

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Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney raises $6,764 for Aussie farmers and bushfire victims

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney has always prided itself as a hotel that cares strongly about the community, which is part of our extensive Responsible Business efforts. One charity that we focused on in 2019 was Drought Angels, a charity devoted to supporting Australian farmers and their families. Drought Angels is a small Queensland based […]

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Radisson Blu Sydney becomes first Radisson hotel awarded Green Key in Asia-Pacific!

Our hotel is proud to be the first Radisson hotel in the Asia-Pacific region to be Green Key awarded! Green Key International is a leading global eco-label awarding their certification to hotels and other hospitality corporations that commit themselves to sustainable business practices. To qualify for Green Key certification, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney has […]

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What did Sydney look like in 1869? Part 2

Continue our journey into the past, looking at Old Sydney and historic wine region Epernay as we celebrate 150 years of Moet Imperial, and the history of Sydney Architecture During this time of civic growth, Sydney saw a boom in the construction of hotels, coffee palaces, libraries, and museums. This increase in infrastructure, helped by […]

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