ARIA has hit the fabulous five, and Matt Moran will be hosting a Greatest Hits Dinner on Thursday August 28 in celebration.

Longtime ARIA diners will be excited to hear that the menu for this very special occasion will feature a signature dish from every year the restaurant has been open, matched with wines from their opening year of 2009.

You’ll also get the chance to meet Matt and hear all the stories from behind the scenes over his last five years at ARIA.

Here’s a sneak peek at the menu…

From 2009

Banoffee with toasted almond ice cream
w/ 2009 Chateau Rabaud Promis, Sauterne, FRA

From 2010

Pan fried Mulloway with crab and tomato vinaigrette
w/ 2009 Bannockburn Chardonnay, Geelong, VIC

From 2011

Braised beef cheeks with beetroot puree, pistachio crumbs and horseradish cream
w/ 2009 Standish The Relic Shiraz, Barossa Valley, SA

From 2012

Tuna tataki with soy braised pork, nashi pear and ponzu
w/ 2009 Jim Barry Florita Riesling, Clare Valley, SA

From 2013

Scampi in brik pastry with caviar and quail egg salad
w/ 2009 Tyrrells Vat 1 Semillon, Hunter Valley, NSW

Matt Moran’s Greatest Hits Dinner costs $195 per person.

If that sounds a little too rich for your blood, then this might tempt you — for the entire month of August, ARIA is celebrating its birthday by offering a delicious two course lunch which has been designed by Matt Moran and costs just $35 per person.

The birthday lunch includes an entree (risotto of butternut pumpkin and parmesan) and a main (your choice of either corned wagyu beef with grain mustard and heirloom carrots or king salmon with picked beetroot and watercress).

To book in a birthday lunch at ARIA (1 Eagle St, Brisbane), call (07) 3233 2555. For more info on Matt Moran’s Greatest Hits Dinner, visit our event guide.