Royal Gastronomy Lands With Tom Parker Bowles x Scott Pickett Collaboration

Eat, Melbourne / 21 November 2023

Tom Parker Bowles Lights Up Melbourne’s Food Scene

As Tom Parker Bowles lands in Melbourne, the city’s food landscape sparkles with anticipation. Coinciding with “The Crown’s” latest season, his visit adds a royal touch to our culinary world. This British food writer, celebrated for his insights and TV appearances, brings his rich palette of experiences to Melbourne. His awards, including the Guild of Food Writers 2010 accolade, and his title as Fortnum and Mason’s Food Critic of the Year in 2020, underscore his expertise.

EAT: Dine with a Royal Twist

Scott Pickett’s Group proudly presents two exclusive events featuring Tom Parker Bowles. At Longrain, on 29 November, diners will relish a Thai-inspired Australian banquet. Dishes like marron-laden hot and sour soup, Chiang Mai style larb, and a coconut tapioca dessert reflect Tom’s favourite flavours. Audrey’s hosts the second event on 1 December, where a five-course menu fuses English and French cuisines, echoing Tom’s preferred tastes.

DRINK: Immerse in Flavours and Tales

Each event pairs its menu with meticulously chosen drinks. Longrain welcomes guests with Billecart-Salmon champagne, while Audrey’s pairs its courses with Levantine Hill wines. These selections complement the meals and add depth to the dining narrative, revealing the expertise of Tom Parker Bowles and Scott Pickett.

PLAY: Conversations and Insights

Longrain’s evening, led by Rebecca Maddern, promises engaging conversations with Parker-Bowles and Pickett. Audrey’s lunch features a Q&A session hosted by Jacqui Felgate, offering glimpses into Tom’s culinary journey and royal experiences.

These events highlight the vibrant food scene in Melbourne. They blend international tastes with local expertise, offering food enthusiasts a rare culinary experience. Secure your place at these events for an unforgettable journey into the world of food royalty.

Get Your Tickets

An Evening with Tom Parker Bowles at Longrain
Location: 44 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Date: Wednesday, 29 November
Time: From 6:30pm
Price: $150 per person, includes a glass of Billecart-Salmon champagne on arrival
Bookings: via Seven Rooms

Lunch with Tom Parker Bowles at Audrey’s Sorrento
Location: 1 Ocean Beach Rd, Sorrento VIC 3943
Date: Friday, 1 December
Time: From 12pm
Price: $350 per person, including matched wines by Levantine Hill
Bookings: via Seven Rooms

Photography by Alex Squadrito & Greg Elms