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7 Of The Best Events To Go To This Good Food Month

By Ben Tyers - 05 Jun 2019

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It’s back again. Good Food Month is one of the highlights of Melbourne’s well-stacked culinary calendar and this year boasts great events, and massive names from all over the globe.

If you’re keen for a look in, here are the best Good Food Month events that will totally be worth your while.

Young Chefs Lunch With Marco Pierre White

The legendary Marco Pierre White will host a four-course lunch put together by four local young culinary stars.

Chefs taking part will be Jessica Moore of Matilda 159, Ridgley Carelse of The Atlantic, George Wintle from Oakridge, and Tana Rattananikom from Cutler & Co. Marco Pierre White has been mentoring the chefs while they create their signature menu, and will oversee preparation and plating during the lunch.

When: Saturday 8 June, 1:30pm
Where: Good Food Month Restaurant at Canvas House, 137 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne
How much: $
For more information, click here.

Adam Liaw X Keita Abe

Destination Flavour host Adam Liaw will be joined by Keita Abe of Sydney’s Chaco Bar for a multi-course dinner that will be served with matched wines.

Abe is currently in Japan foraging and finding ingredients especially for the dinner, so you know it’s going to be a good one.

When: Wednesday 12 June, 6:30pm
Where: Good Food Month Restaurant at Canvas House, 137 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne
How much: $170
For more information, click here.

Let’s Do Lunch

A bunch of restaurants around town will be taking part in Let’s Do Lunch which is presented by Church Road wines.

For $5 you’ll get a curated lunch with a glass of Church Road, beer, or soft drink throughout June.

Restaurants taking part include Noir (Tuesday to Sunday), Maha (weekdays), Sardine Eatery & Bar (Tuesday to Friday), Ezard (weekdays until 14 June), and Matilda 159 (Tuesday 18 June).

When: Throughout June
Where: Various restaurants
How much: $45
For more information, click here.

The New Vanguard

Co-executive chef of Yarra Valley’s Oakridge Matt Stone, and Paul Iskov of Perth’s Fervor will be showcasing their sustainable dining philosophy in a dinner hosted by food and travel writer, Melissa Leong.

The menu will feature local produce that will be transformed into high-end dishes. On the menu you’ll find the likes of crocodile leg, saltbush emu yolk, eucalyptus smoked pumpkin, alongside many more amazing ingredients.

When: Friday 7 June
Where: Good Food Month Restaurant at Canvas House, 137 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne
How much: $170
For more information, click here.

Dining In The Dark

Hosted at Burma Lane, Dining In The Dark will see guests sample a range of secret ingredients before donning a blindfold and trying the final dish.

Guests will be using all of their senses to discover the key ingredients of each dish.

When: Thursday 27 June, 6pm – 10pm
Where: Burma Lane, 118 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
How much: $109
For more information, click here.

A Taste Of Vue

If you’ve always wanted to venture to the top of Rialto and dine at Vue de monde, now’s your chance.

A taste of Vue will see the restaurant’s newly-awarded master sommelier Dorian Guillon along with executive chef Hugh Allen present a sample of ever-evolving menu items.

The dinner includes five-courses along with a glass of wine.

When: Thursday to Sunday throughout June, 12pm – 2pm
Where: Vue de monde, Rialto Towers, 525 Collins Street, Melbourne
How much: $150
For more information, click here.

Wonderbao Burger Special

The above options might be a bit heavy-handed on your hit pocket, so here’s one that falls nicely into a price range of under $20.

The team at Wonderbao have created a completely new bao burger, the Katsu Chicken Bao Burger which is served with pickled cucumber, shredded lettuce, tasty cheese, fresh coriander, and kimchi mayonnaise.

When: Throughout June, from 10am
Where: Wonderbao, 4/19-37 A’Beckett Street, Melbourne
How much: $10
For more information, click here.

Looking for something non-foodie to do this month? Check out our Things To Do section for more inspiration.

Image credit: Matilda | Griffin Simm

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