Good Food Month Melbourne returns with a jam packed program headlined by legendary Chef Marco Pierre White, a new festival restaurant hub and a plethora of must-try dining experiences
Good Food Month Melbourne is a time to unleash your inner foodie and let yourself loose on the very best cuisine across the city. We’ve picked our top 5 favourite events from exclusive dinners to affordable lunches meaning there’s something for all budgets and tastes.
Young Chefs Lunch with Marco Pierre White
Mentored by legendary chef, Marco Pierre White, Melbourne’s next generation of culinary superstars will be given the chance to shine at this very special dinner. The Young Chefs series is aimed at showcasing the skills of the youth of the country’s top kitchens. In this special event, Marco Pierre White will not only be overseeing the preparation and plating by this generation of young chefs, he will also be mingling and chatting with guests.
The Good Food Editor’s Dinner presented by David Jones
The whos-who of the food industry in Australia will be sharing their insights and anecdotes into the wonderful world of food… over an incredible dinner with matched wines, of course. Talking food is acclaimed chef Jason Barratt, head chef of Halcyon House’s two-hatted restaurant Paper Daisy. Joining him is executive chef Nick Mahlook, whose ocean-to-plate philosophy is keeping Melbourne’s The Atlantic Group very busy (he’s also Stokehouse alumni as well). More guests will be announced before the dinner. And of course you’ll feast on a divine four-course meal that has been prepared to the standard that the best-of-the-best expect!
Friends of Good Food Month
Good Food Month has teamed up with Melbourne’s best restaurants for Friends of Good Food Month, a delicious event series where leading restaurants have been invited to curate and host their unique experiences to best showcase their culinary excellence. With dining options starting at just $30, there’s something for all budgets.
The New Vanguard with Matt Stone and Paul Iskova
Chefs Matt Stone (Oakridge, Yarra Valley) and Paul Iskov (Fervor, Perth) are part of the new wave of chefs putting hyper-local, sustainably sourced produce on the menu. Matt and Paul are the new vanguard; a new breed of foraging environmentalist -cum -world -class chefs that are revolutionising how, and what, we eat. Enjoy a four course meal with matched premiums wines and discover about both chefs’ approach to sustainably sourced produce.
Let’s Do Lunch
The much-loved Let’s Do Lunch event series returns to Melbourne during June, opening up the city’s best lunch offerings at the finest hatted restaurants for a specially curated price of just $45 including a glass of Church Road wine, beer or soft drink, especially for Good Food Month visitors.
Take a wander through the full program and whet your appetite for a taste of what’s to come for Good Food Month Melbourne.