5 Things To Do For International Women’s Day If You’re A Foodie

Cool Sh*t, Events, Sydney / 29 February 2024

Raise a glass and celebrate Sydney’s she-roes!

International Women’s Day offers a powerful platform to recognize and celebrate the achievements of women across all industries, including the vibrant Sydney food scene. This year, foodies have an abundance of exciting events to choose from, offering delicious experiences while highlighting the talent and contributions of female chefs, sommeliers, restauranteurs, and producers. From intimate wine tastings led by industry icons to multi-course feasts showcasing female culinary prowess, there’s an IWD event to tantalize every palate and inspire every heart. So, grab your friends, dust off your appetite, and join the celebration of remarkable women shaping Sydney’s culinary landscape!

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Danielle, Louella and the Revolution, Sydney CBD

Celebrate International Women’s Day with trailblazers in wine and food! Join chef Danielle Alvarez and sommelier Louella Mathews for “Danielle, Louella and the Revolution” at the iconic Sydney Opera House. Sample wines from 16 remarkable female winemakers while enjoying delicious cheese and antipasto platters curated by Danielle. Hear empowering stories and engage in insightful discussions about women navigating the wine industry. Proceeds support Women & Revolution, a charity fostering gender equality in wine. This is a unique opportunity to connect and celebrate the contributions of inspiring women in the culinary world. Don’t miss your chance to be part of the revolution!

Find more information and book your tickets here.

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Chiswick International Women’s Day Lunch, Woollahra

Raise a glass to inspiring women at Chiswick’s International Women’s Day Lunch! Join this intimate gathering on March 8th and celebrate female achievement over a delicious shared menu crafted by Head Chef Daniel Cooper. Hear insightful discussions from media personality Deborah Knight, social entrepreneur Kyle Westgarth, and Daily Aus co-founder Zara Seidler, exploring the 2024 theme of “Inspire Inclusion.” Sip on Australian wines by female winemakers, indulge in a delightful berry pavlova dessert, and enjoy a glass of Veuve Clicquot on arrival. This elegant luncheon, priced at $130 per person, also contributes $25 per ticket to Two Good Co., supporting positive social change. Gather your friends, network, and be inspired by the power of women while enjoying Chiswick’s renowned culinary expertise.

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Lil Sis International Women's Day Event

International Women’s Day At Lil Sis, Chippendale

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a culinary journey led by Sydney’s leading female chefs and sommeliers! Lil Sis wine bar is hosting a two-night collaboration on March 7th and 8th, showcasing the talents of sommeliers like Annette Lacey (Master of Wine) and Vikki LouPeng (Aria), alongside chefs Aoife Noonan (Aria) and Naomi Xavier (Opera Bar). Indulge in a six-course shared menu featuring delectable creations crafted with ingredients from top-notch female producers like Alto Olive Oil and Holy Goat Cheese. Each course is thoughtfully paired with exceptional wines curated by the esteemed sommeliers, with highlights like Tessa Brown’s Vignerons Schmölzer & Brown and Nadja Wallington’s Chalou Wine. This intimate gathering, priced at $55 per person, promises an evening of exceptional food, empowering conversation, and celebrating the achievements of women in the culinary world.

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International Women's Day at The Log Cabin, Penrith

International Women’s Day At The Log Cabin, Penrith

The Log Cabin’s “Ladies Lunch by the River” offers an inspiring afternoon filled with empowering conversation and delectable food. This unique event goes beyond the typical lunch date. Gather alongside inspiring speakers like Olympic champions and business leaders, led by Head Chef Lauren McKenna, for a captivating conversation about breaking barriers and achieving success.

Continue the conversation alongside a specially crafted three-course menu, featuring options like delicate cured kingfish and comforting moussaka, while raising a glass of bubbly and networking with like-minded women.

Tickets are $75pp and include the three-course lunch, bubbles on arrival, a take-home gift bag, and the chance to be surrounded by powerful women.

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PHP Women Wine Festival

PHP’s Women In Wine Festival, Petersham

This unique wine festival transforms Public House Petersham’s car park into a vibrant Wine Garden, showcasing the talents of Australian female winemakers.

Sample wines crafted by renowned names like Mem Hemmings of Meredith and Sue Bell of Bellwether Wines, alongside delicious pizzas by the slice. Local DJ Simeen Valjee curates a playlist featuring phenomenal female musicians, adding to the festive atmosphere.

For an insightful experience, attend the women-centric panel featuring engaging conversations with female winemakers and sommeliers. Choose from 2 x 75ml tastings for $15 or 5 x 75ml tastings for $35, and pre-order online to avoid queues (tickets are also available at the door).

This event also supports a worthy cause, with donation buckets placed throughout the venue to benefit Mudgin-Gal, an Aboriginal organization providing essential services for Aboriginal women.

Find more information and book your tickets here.

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