Welcome to Seasons of the Sun

The Sunshine Coast is a unique culinary destination where nature’s bounty is crafted into gourmet goodness and secret taste treasures are found in every corner of this sun soaked region. From the lush hinterland to pristine sandy beaches, the region beckons food lovers with an abundance of year round flavours and experiences.

Seasons of the Sun is the brand under which the local industry come together to promote and educate visitors and locals about wonderful regional produce. This website, a collaboration of council and the passionate food and beverage industry, gathers together useful information and a database of industry members so you can enjoy the Natural flavours of the Sunshine Coast.

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Here you can search for a specific food type you have interest in or locate a retailers, growers and producers, find farm gates and cooking schools and dine in region’s many restaurants or cafes … or you can simply browse, by category or location, and see what takes your fancy.

Check out events, festivals and regional food shows and a 'must do' are the very popular Markets. Held across the entire region, the markets showcase the best local produce and you can talk with the people who actually grow and produce the delicious offerings.

Good food starts with fresh ingredients; our Taste pages lists seasonal offering and enables you to select and cook with the freshest in-season produce. Try your hand at the featured recipes and recreate the essence of Seasons of the Sun in your own kitchen. Get to know what local produce is available to you and in what season. Download the Food Wheel from Eco Friendly Food to help you plan your meals.

This site is an evolving culinary hub so please visit often and subscribe to our enewsletter.
If you are in the food and beverage industry please visit our Industry Portal for a range of additional resources and Seasons of the Sun membership information.

The Sunshine Coast offers a variety of delicious food experiences. Check out Tourism Industry’s new Food Trail


Visiting the Sunshine Coast?

The Sunshine Coast is just one hour north of Brisbane and is the perfect year round holiday destination.