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TOP 5 CHRISTMAS PARTY IDEAS

Christmas is fast approaching and it’s time to start organising catch-ups with friends and family and making plans for the office Christmas party. If you have left your Christmas party planning a little late this year don’t worry, we’ve got some fantastic options for fantastic Christmas party ideas that everyone from your boss to your great aunt […]

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HOW WE MAKE THE BEST RIBS ON THE GOLD COAST

HOW WE MAKE THE BEST RIBS ON THE GOLD COAST Fire Cue is famous for serving the best ribs on the Gold Coast. Here’s how we achieve the juicy, tender and delicious ribs that keep our customers coming back for more. Cape Grim Organic Beef We take barbecuing seriously, that’s why we only use the […]

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EIGHT 21ST BIRTHDAY PARTY IDEAS

Your 21st birthday party is a milestone event that you will never forget. Unfortunately, when you celebrate your 21st it’s usually around the same time as all your mates, so while you may not forget it, for everyone else those 21st Birthday parties tend to blur into one. If you want your birthday to really […]

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THE GOLD COAST IS GOING LOCO FOR THESE TANTALISING TACOS

THE GOLD COAST IS GOING LOCO FOR THESE TANTALISING TACOS Get ready for mouth watering tacos! we have taken Taco Tuesday to the next level. Fire Cue is the Gold Coast’s only restaurant that serves authentic hand pressed tortillas. We make the tortillas from imported Mexican corn flour called masa harina. They are hand pressed […]

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A LOCALS GUIDE TO THE GOLD COAST

The Gold Coast is Queensland’s tourism hot spot and it’s easy to see why. The city is blessed with stunning beaches, incredible wildlife and a cafe and restaurant scene that rivals that of bigger cities. There is so much to see and do during your stay here, it’s often hard to narrow it down. To […]

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THREE 30TH BIRTHDAY IDEAS

Time flies when you’re having fun. You’re suddenly 30 years young and it’s time to celebrate. Gather your nearest and dearest for a 30th birthday to remember. Whether that’s an intimate dinner or a hair-raising adventure, there are endless amounts of epic party tips and inspirations. To help you get planning here are a couple […]

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SIX ORIGINAL ENGAGEMENT PARTY THEMES FOR 2018

If you’ve recently said the ‘Big Yes’ it’s time to celebrate with your friends and family by throwing an engagement party. It’s not every day you get engaged so you’ll want to make this party something extra special. Here are some original ideas that will make your engagement party the event of the year in […]

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HENS NIGHT IDEAS FOR A CLASSY BRIDE TO BE

Not every bride wants her hen’s night to involve pink tulle, bar shots and phallic symbols. If your hen cringes at the idea of a tacky night out on the town, here are some classy hen’s night ideas. Mexican Themed Fiesta For fun colourful brides that enjoy a festive celebration a Mexican themed hen’s party is […]

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5 REASONS TO DINE AT FIRE CUE DURING THE WEEK

If you think eating out should be reserved for the weekend, think again. Here are five reasons to dine at Fire Cue during the week. Taco Tuesdays Fire Cue is the only Gold Coast restaurant to serve authentic hand pressed tortillas. Our tortillas are made from imported gluten free Mexican corn flour called masa harina. […]

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FIVE REASONS TO CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY AT FIRE CUE

If you are looking for somewhere to celebrate your birthday on the Gold Coast, look no further than Fire Cue. Celebrate in a chic establishment sipping on handcrafted cocktails and digging into delicious modern Australian BBQ cuisine with a latin flair. Specialising in slow cooked ribs, Wagyu steaks and authentic hand pressed Mexican tacos, Fire […]

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TRY FIRE CUE’S EXCLUSIVE 24 HOUR MENU

Fire Cue’s Head Chef and owner Adam Dundas Taylor has worked in some of the best kitchens in the world. He worked with Jamie Oliver at Fifteen in London, and at Michelin Star Restaurant ‘Nobu’. Adam also worked for the famous London event company ‘Rhubarb’ and cooked for the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce and […]

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UNIQUE BUCKS PARTY IDEAS 2018

Unique Bucks Party ideas 2018   Traditional bucks party activities are well overdone and frankly a little outdated. Many grooms don’t need ‘one last night of freedom’ where they mistakenly believe that anything goes. Instead, the focus is moving towards an excuse to celebrate, tick off bucket list activities and hang out with the boys. […]

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FIVE REASONS TO DINE AT FIRECUE

Five Reasons To Dine At Firecue   If you are looking for somewhere to eat on the Gold Coast, look no further than Fire Cue. Dine in a chic establishment sipping on handcrafted cocktails and digging into delicious modern Australian BBQ cuisine with a Latin flair. Specialising in slow cooked ribs, Wagyu steaks and authentic […]

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LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS PARTY IDEAS

  Stuck for last-minute Christmas party ideas? From feasts to cocktail parties, we’ve put together a list of ideas to help you celebrate the festive season on the Gold Coast. Christmas Banquet Host a festive feast with family and friends. Indulge in a banquet menu featuring smoked spice chicken wings, barramundi tacos, and glazed beef […]

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HOW TO HOST A KILLER COCKTAIL PARTY

How to Host a Killer Cocktail Party You’ve got a long list of people you’ve postponed dinner plans with for the past three months and you need an excuse to wear the new dress that you paid far too much for online. You consider a girls night out on the town, but then you remember […]

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YOUR BRISBANE BIRTHDAY PARTY: A MILESTONE TO REMEMBER

Milestone birthdays are always a cause for celebration. Whether you’re dreading the big three-oh, or you’re throwing the half-century celebration of a lifetime, it’s always good to start thinking out of the box and plan a party that you’ll love and remember for years to come. From soaking your dirty-thirty in cocktails, to a massive […]

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3 Reasons Why Romance Isn’t Dead at Brisbane’s best wedding venue

  3 Reasons Why Romance Isn’t Dead at Brisbane’s best wedding venue Congratulations! You’ve finally locked down the partner of your dreams and decided to make it official with the perfect wedding. This is meant to be the most romantic day of your life, but we all know that sometimes the stress of planning your […]

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BREAK THE ICE AT BRISBANE’S BEST ENGAGEMENT PARTY VENUE

So you’ve got the ring on your finger and updated your Facebook relationship status accordingly the only thing left to do to set your engagement off is to throw a great party at an even greater engagement party venue. But if you don’t want to settle for just any old celebration, our team have come […]

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6 BRILLIANT HENS PARTY IDEAS EVERYONE WILL LOVE

So you got stuck planning your bestie’s hen’s night? We feel your pain, between trying endless slices of cake, searching for function room reviews and coming up with a creative hen’s party theme is the last thing on your mind. Thanks to our clever team at The Pineapple Hotel, we’ve done the hard yards crawling through Pinterest […]

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15 PROPOSAL IDEAS FROM THE PROS | THE PINEAPPLE HOTEL

15 Proposal Ideas From the Pros   You’ve bought the ring and now you have to orchestrate a thoughtful and memorable proposal to up your chances of hearing a “yes”. Whether you’re special someone is an adventurous adrenaline junkie or a wildlife warrior, we have the perfect location and activity to “wow”, with all the […]

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THE ULTIMATE BIRTHDAY PARTY PLAYLIST | TOP 10 SONGS FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY

Everyone has a dancing queen or king within them, and what better time to crank the tunes and bust a move than on your birthday? Get your dancing shoes on and let your hair down as we give you our ultimate birthday party playlist with the top ten songs to get you and your guests […]

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30 IDEAS FOR YOUR 30TH BIRTHDAY PARTY IN BRISBANE.

This is it, the big 3-OH! You’ve finally made it to the next big phase in your life – your 30th birthday. Whether you’re sliding into this new chapter with a cheer or anticipating it with feat, the time has come to seriously consider your options for your big dirty 30. Strap yourself in and […]

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WEDDINGS ON A BUDGET: TWELVE TIPS FOR SAVING

You’ve just said ‘yes,’ and now it’s time to start planning the wedding you’ve secretly had a Pinterest board for since you were 17. But those euphoric feelings of finally being able to find unique wedding ideas on a budget and affordable honeymoon spots start fading away when you realise one thing: how much it’s going […]

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CHRISTMAS ON A BUDGET: 5 TIPS FOR SAVING

  Christmas Party Budget Tips Christmas is a notoriously expensive time of year, and when money is disappearing faster than Santa will deliver all his presents it can be hard to get enough together to throw a half-decent Christmas party. But never fear, the Pineapple Hotel is here, and we’ve got five tips for throwing […]

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HOW TO ROCK THE WEDDING SPEECH

Your best bud, brother, or anonymous acquaintance is getting hitched. Woohoo, it’s party time! But wait: the groom’s asked you to handle a speech for their wedding reception. Try not to pout too hard – while it may seem like a big chore, presenting a wedding speech doesn’t have to mean your night (or your […]

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16 CORPORATE FUNCTION IDEAS & TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES

16 Corporate Function Ideas & Team Building Activities Looking for corporate function ideas? Let’s be honest good ones can be few and far between. Between trying to wrangle the whole office together and lock down the one day a year everyone is available (not including Michelle from accounts who seems to be permanently on holiday in Bali) […]

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21ST BIRTHDAY SPEECH WRITING TIPS

21st Birthday Speech Writing Tips Birthdays: cake, presents, parties … speeches. Yep, Dad’s getting on and wants to reminisce, friends are celebrating their 21st birthday party and want jokes that’ll dull the pain, and your third cousin just wants some filler while the candles are being lit. If you’ve been “privileged” with the task of presenting […]

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5 REASONS TO HEAD OUT FOR THE FOOTY FINAL

We were set to have a ball this Queen’s Birthday weekend as it was – and then the footy finals came into our calendars to pave the way for the hottest long weekend of the year!   With the AFL final running on Saturday 1 October and NRL chasing it up with a Sunday full […]

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TOP 5 IDEAS TO MAKE YOUR OFFICE COME ALIVE WITH THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT

Has planning your office Christmas party in Brisbane got you excited for the silly season? That’s ok – with Christmas coming up just around the corner, there’s never been a better excuse to inject a little holiday cheer into your office space. So without further ado, here’s our list of top 5 ways to make […]

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TOP 10 SONGS FOR YOUR WEDDING & FIRST DANCE

Top 10 Songs For Your Wedding & First Dance Whether your wedding plans are well under way or you’ve just begun to scheme (good job getting a jump on things!), organising your dream wedding is guaranteed to be a mammoth task consisting of hours of planning, organising, re-planning, and remembering things last minute. While it may […]

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10 WAYS TO ANNOUNCE YOU’RE ENGAGED

So you’ve decided to make it official. Congratulations! What a tremendously exciting time of your lives. The only thing left to do is to decide how you’re going to shout it from the rooftops for the whole world to hear. However, we all know that in this day and age a phone call to mum […]

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AUSTRALIA DAY 2017: BRISBANE’S BEST AUSTRALIA DAY EVENT

Australia Day 2017 Australia Day 2017 is on its way and that just means one thing, it’s time to dust off those thongs, nab yourself a slab and get ready to celebrate living year round in the best dang country in the whole wide world. Australia Day 2017: What’s On – Pineapple Thowing Contest – […]

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21ST BIRTHDAY PARTY IDEAS: 21 TIPS TO HELP YOU CELEBRATE

21st Birthday Party Ideas: 21 tips to help you celebrate your 21st birthday Your 21st birthday party is a special occasion. While you may want it to be classier than your 18th, this may be your last chance to party like a teenager before your next milestone birthday (the dreaded 30th) rolls around. To make your […]

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5 BRILLIANT CORPORATE PARTY IDEAS AND THEMES

It’s that time of year again, when your team is feeling a bit out of touch and HR is threatening to show IT where they can stick that USB for good. But don’t despair, because we all know that there’s nothing like a creative corporate event to get the ideas flowing and the communication growing […]

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6 GIFT IDEAS FOR YOUR OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY

So the jingle bells are ringing in your ears and work days with eggnog breaks are bearing down on the calendar. With practically every office since the start of time taking part in Secret Santa (and, let’s face it, the occasional please-promote-me gift to the boss), it’s time to think about your gift for the […]

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Top Christmas Party Ideas 2017: Corporate Edition

Christmas Party Style Guide 2017 Can’t you hear those sleigh bells jingling? Don’t worry you’re not suffering from tinnitus, it’s just the sound of your corporate Christmas party coming up fast. Don’t let the silly season sneak up on you this year, start planning your Christmas party with our special guide. Office Christmas Party Ideas 2017 […]

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11 Engagement Party Ideas Everyone Will Love

11 Engagement Party Ideas Everyone Will Love So you’ve got the ring on your finger and updated your Facebook relationship status accordingly, the only thing left to do to set your engagement off is to throw a great party at an even greater engagement party venue. But if you don’t want to settle for just […]

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Christmas Party Games

Hey, planning the perfect Christmas party can be tricky. Sometimes your guests are more naughty than nice (we’re looking at you, questionably handsy Santa), the egg nog takes more casualties than you’d intended, or the catering’s a flop, and you all spend the evening crowded around some decidedly un-festive hummus. Here’s the good news: no […]

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Wedding Trend 2018: Tiny Weddings

In 2017 everyone was talking about ‘Tiny Houses’. In 2019 it’s all about ‘tiny weddings’. With House and general living costs at an all-time high, couples have more important things to spend their money on then giant over the top weddings, which is why tiny weddings are the trend of the moment. Just because your […]

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FIVE ORIGINAL WEDDING IDEAS IN 2018

So you’ve got the ring (check), posted a pic of ring on the social (check), told your family (check), gloated to your friends (check), now all that’s left to do is start planning your wedding! Every couple wants their wedding to be different so here are some original ideas that will make your wedding stand […]

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