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Stars shine at exclusive launch of Flying Fish

Stars shine at exclusive launch of Flying Fish

Last night, Tuesday 22 January, The Star officially launched Flying Fish at its new home overlooking Pyrmont Bay. The much-anticipated restaurant is the latest addition to The Star’s signature dining precinct, and special guests were in attendance to celebrate its opening.


  • Sailor Brinkley-Cook, daughter of supermodel Christie Brinkley
  • Sally and Marcus Obermeder
  • Samantha Harris and husband Luke Hunt
  • Kris Smith and partner Sarah Boulazeris
  • Ksenija Lukich and husband Dan Bragg
  • Former Miss Universe Australia Renae Ayris and fiancé Andrew Papadopoulos
  • Nic Westaway
  • Fox Sports Presenter Matt Suleau
  • Love Island star Josh Moss
  • Con Dedes, owner of Dedes Group
  • Executive Chef Peter Robertson
  • Dino Mezzatesta, Chief Operating Officer at The Star



Guests joined owner of Dedes Group Con Dedes, Executive Chef Peter Robertson and Chief Operating Officer at The Star, Dino Mezzatesta, for the official launch of Flying Fish. 

Celebrating the move from Jones Bay Wharf to The Star, guests were treated to a champagne tower by sponsor Moët & Chandon, music by DJ Alice Quiddington and a selection of signature Flying Fish favourites alongside a caviar station and live-oyster shucking. 



Flying Fish, Level G, Harbourside, The Star, 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont 



6:00PM, Tuesday 22 January 2019 




Yellowfin tuna, sesame dressing, lime, fried rice

Kingfish, kombu dressing, grapefruit

Harvey Bay scallop, cherriboshi 

Spencer Gulf prawn toast

Spanner crab, cucumber, salted duck egg

Cured ocean trout, roe, cultured cream


Butterflied prawn, black pepper style

Snapper burger, cheese, pickles and tartare sauce, milk bun

Stir fried Vegetarian eels, garlic stem fish fragrance 

Valrhona chocolate sundae, miso caramel, malt cream

Burnt lemon parfait, almond and toasted meringue 

Drinks and cocktails:

NV Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut

NV Moët & Chandon Rosé Imperial Brut 

2018 Four Winds Riesling, Canberra District

2016 Moorilla ‘Praxis’ St Matthias Vineyard Pinot Noir, Tamar Valley, Tasmania

Bondi House Fizz - Lemon myrtle vodka with butterfly flower tea and agave 

Flight to Byron – Brookie’s Byron Bay Dry Gin with maraschino ume and shiso 

East Bound and Down - Apricot and quince spritz with Aperol and crisp cider 

Dry July (non-alcoholic) - Fresh raspberry and grapefruit with honey soda