Food & Drink

This Garden Party Is Bringing Together All Of Melbourne’s Best Eats

By Sophie Oddo - 22 Feb 2019

Prepare your stomachs for a smorgasbord of extravagant desserts, mouth-watering BBQ feeds from Cheek, culinary delights from Atlas Dining and so much more, because Victoria Racing Club is launching their abundantly delicious, Super Garden Party as part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.

A Cheesy Ending

If you’ve ever dreamed of being at a party with its very own Cheese Monger, then dream no longer. Dubbed ‘A Cheesy Ending’, get ready for a seriously impressive array of artisan cheeses that guests can select from to create a droolworthy grazing board.

Sweet Dreams

When you find yourself craving a sweet treat, make a beeline for ‘Sweet Dreams’. Bringing together a collection of incredible pastry and dessert chefs, this haven is styled to the nines with impeccable presentation and colours, so it’s as ‘grammable as it is delicious.

Atlas Dining

Head Chef Charlie Carrington’s endless travels around the globe means he knows a thing or two about mastering international cuisines. Renowned for using a range of cooking techniques and flavours that pack a punch, you won’t want to miss out on this tantalising pop-up.

On the menu:

- Avocado with Corn Chips and our Signature Salsa
- Chorizo and Potato Quesadilla, Mole Madre
- Prawn Tostada

Colours Bowls

Born from two brothers’ love for Mediterranean cuisine, Colours Bowls is all about fresh, high-quality ingredients, herbs and spices. Signature dishes like hummus, falafel and sabich, this cuisine is perfect for vegans and vegetarians, or anyone who loves simple, fresh and delicious food.

On the menu:

- Pita and Hummus
- Falafel Bowl
- Hummus Bowl
- Roasted Vegetables with Chickpea Matbucha and Tehina

Cheek

Non-traditional meatery, Cheek, will be making a statement at the Super Garden Party with their “no rules” approach to barbeque. Serving up American, Chinese and Korean BBQ dishes to satisfy all cravings, make sure to leave plenty of room for these guys.

On the menu:

- Hot Meat donut, Spicy chutney
- Sweet and Sour cauliflower, Sesame
- Spicy cold soba noodle salad, peanut, crackling
- Grilled skewers

Pontoon

St Kilda’s iconic beachfront eatery, Pontoon, is ready to cook up a mouth-watering storm for Super Garden Party attendees. Their fresh and delicious seafood creations from their wood fired grill are the perfect snack, so make sure to pay them a visit on the day.

On the menu:

- Spicy prawn and cucumber buttermilk bun
- Crispy fish taco, chipotle salsa
- Grilled chicken and grain salad, sumac yoghurt

Bountiful Beverages

If you’re thinking about how you’re going to quench your thirst after all of this delicious food, the Super Garden Party is already three steps ahead of you. If an ice cold frothy is calling your name, The Hops Harvest Bar is your go-to, stocked to the brim with all of your favourite Victorian craft beers including, Boatrocker, Hawkers and Blackman's. Vino lovers can congregate at the Grapevine Bar with a delicious wine list featuring more than 30 wines from Victoria. For the cocktail connoisseur, the Cocktail Quarter will be shaking up delicious garden-themed concoctions with aromatic botanical herbs and flavoursome fruits, all day long.

Avoid the mouth-watering food envy and make sure to get amongst what will be this year’s most delicious garden party, thanks to Victoria Racing Club.

The Details

What: Super Garden Party
Where: Flemington Racecourse | 448 Epsom Rd, Flemington
When: Saturday 9 March, 2019
To purchase tickets, click here.

Editor’s note: This article is sponsored by Victoria Racing Club and proudly endorsed by Urban List. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make Urban List possible. Click here for more information on our editorial policy.

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