Local Connections, University of Newcastle, Callaghan

Chef, Alex Hunter, Local Connections

2NURFM’s Restaurant of the Month for Octber is at Local Connections at the University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus. Local Connections is a journey through the flavours of Newcastle and the region.

The vision of chef and entrepreneur Alex Hunter, Local Connections celebrates the vibrant cuisine of Newcastle and the Hunter region, combining fresh, colourful ingredients into creative farm-to-table dishes. The menu changes every day to highlight what’s seasonal, flavourful, and available. Guests can take in the stunning bushland scenery of the Callaghan campus as they dine on an affordable budget.

Local Connectons

From the 1st of October Local Connections are doing a countdown on their social media, reflecting on the past year, as it’s their birthday on October 13. Local Connections are currently running a hamper giveaway to celebrate. You can win a 5-person hamper to take on a picnic! Winner announced on Local Connections Instagram Page on the 13th.  

Local Connections are also offering fresh meals and hampers for delivery (10km) radius. Just fill out an order form and send to localconnections@newcastle.edu.au. We are also taking Christmas hamper and restaurant bookings. For all the details click here!  

We’ll also include beautiful red and white Hunter Valley wine thanks to Cockfighter’s Ghost and you’ll receive a guided tour of 2NURFM’s studios after lunch.

For your chance to win lunch for 2 with us, simply fill in your details below. 

Restaurant of the Month October