Hollywood Star Vince Vaughn Samples Finest of Fortitude Valley

Actor Vince Vaughn has been making waves in Fortitude Valley, sampling the suburb’s culinary delights following his appearance at a local conference.

The “Wedding Crashers” star, in town for the Power of Success conference at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Thursday, has been spotted at several high-profile eateries in the Valley.

Vaughn’s gastronomic tour of Fortitude Valley began Thursday evening when he dined at SK Steak and Oyster, where he was seen chatting with owner Simon Gloftis. The actor continued his culinary exploration on Friday, starting with breakfast at Hellenika and later enjoying lunch at Sushi Room, where he was photographed with head chef Shimpei Raikuni.

Vince Vaughn with Chef Shimpei Raikuni at Sushi Room
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Eyewitnesses at Sushi Room reported seeing Vaughn indulge in a variety of dishes, from sushi to sashimi.

All three restaurants — SK Steak and Oyster, Hellenika, and Sushi Room — are located within the Calile Hotel in Fortitude Valley, where Vaughn is reportedly staying during his Brisbane visit.

The actor’s choice of accommodations and dining spots highlights Fortitude Valley’s growing reputation as a hub for luxury hospitality and fine dining in Brisbane. Vaughn’s visit has brought additional attention to the area’s thriving food scene.

As of now, it’s unclear how long Vaughn plans to stay in Brisbane or if he has any other activities scheduled in Fortitude Valley or elsewhere in the city.

Vaughn was in Brisbane to speak at the Power of Success conference about business, branding, marketing, and personal development.

Published 7-June-2024