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Join Chef Troy Rhoades-Brown and Sommelier Stephane Pommier from Muse Restaurant as they bring us the best of the Hunter Valley. Enjoy old and new Muse favourites featuring unique local produce, paired with outstanding and iconic wines.

Enjoy a delicious 5 course menu matched perfectly with Hunter Valley wines.


Wednesday 21st August, 6.00pm for a 6.30pm sit down


Cuisine Restaurant & Bar.


$149.00 per person.

Bookings essential. To make a reservation please contact our reservations team on 02 6451 3000 or email reservations@lakecrackenback.com.au

Book by the 1st of August and go in the draw to win a $200.00 dining voucher, head to the home of Troy Rhoades-Brown, Muse Restaurant in the Hunter Valley.

Chef/Owner Muse Restaurant

Troy began his cooking career in Newcastle at the age of 16, working for a small family owned Italian Restaurant, Pascalles.

He then moved to the Hunter Valley to work for Chef Robert Molines of Robert’s Restaurant.

Troy was awarded the 2005 Brett Graham Scholarship, granting him a trip and work experience a The Ledbury in the UK.

2009 saw the opening of Muse Restaurant and was followed by Muse Kitchen in 2011.

Troy has a dedicated love and attention for running a restaurant that delivers a complete dining experience through a passionate, professional team that are proud to champion Hunter Valley produce.

2014 saw Troy win the Appetite for Excellence National Young Restaurateur.

In 2015 he received the National Next Gen Chef in the annual Delicious Magazine Produce Awards.

The restaurant has gained many wonderful accolades, which include maintaining the status of 2 Chef Hats in the Sydney Morning Herald ‘Good Food Guide’, from the 2015 publication to present.


Stephane obtained his degree in wine making from Beaume, France in 1993.

After 13 years of wine making, Stephane set his sights on the Hunter Valley, acting as sommelier for ‘Rock Restaurant’ and before joining the Muse Restaurant team in 2012

In addition to his duties as our Sommelier, Stephane is also the director of SOM Australia, a Sommelier consultant service, specialising in wine list development, education and training.