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Celebrating the Queen Victoria Market

We love nothing more than sharing what we know about this amazing food city with others. We are about to launch into a long weekend so there is a little more time to shop, cook and really enjoy the food scene of Melbourne. So how about a market visit? The Queen Victoria Market plays an […]

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Eye on Travel — Virtuoso in Melbourne

Eye on Travel is a leading travel radio show from Peter Greenberg and his team. They visited Melbourne recently for the annual Virtuoso Symposium and I was invited along to talk food, travel and what it is that makes Melbourne such a hot culinary destination. The link to the show is below – I’m on […]

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Tailored events with Dani Valent

In 2019, we’re proud to announce our partnership with Dani Valent – one of Australia’s most experienced and entertaining food communicators. With our range of tailored events, Melbourne Food Experiences is proud to offer unprecedented access to some of Melbourne’s most celebrated and experienced chefs, food writers, restaurant reviewers, sommeliers, cocktail experts and hospitality professionals as […]

The Best Melbourne Restaurant Tour

Melbourne Restaurant and Cocktail Bar Tours

Taste the very best of Melbourne’s restaurants and cocktail bars on our public tours hosted by food experts! Limited tickets as these are small group tours. Tours include tastings at award winning places such as Supernormal, Pastuso, Pure South, San Telmo, Juliet Melbourne, Mjolner, Annam and Jasper’s to name just a few. Check out the […]

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Food & Drink Highlights of 2019

The Melbourne food scene is always changing and evolving, and 2018 was no exception. We’ve loved these dishes and drinks all through 2018, and they’re sure to stay at the top of our lists in 2019. Don’t miss out! To Eat: Long Chim: David Thompson’s Long Chim at Crown offers perfectly designed Thai inspired cocktails and food which is […]


We love working with Juliet

We love working with the best of Melbourne – from chefs, to cocktail connoisseurs to restaurant owners. One of our newest partners, Juliet Melbourne are experts in hospitality. Hidden underground in Chinatown, you’ll find Juliet serving the best bar snacks and raclette, as well as a premiere selection of the best Australian wines. Named in […]

Pauline Leonard | Melbourne Food Experiences

We Love Working with Pauline Leonard

We love working with Pauline Leonard and having her Italian cooking classes in our Melbourne Food Experiences events program. Pauline Leonard’s passions include cooking, travelling and teaching and it’s been this way for many years. Her philosophy is that food events should be fun and entertaining, provide a challenge and introduce new skills. Pauline has […]

Food Tour and Annam

Food Tour with Annam Restaurant

Gain insider knowledge into Melbourne’s food scene with a guided tour and dining experience. Walk, talk and taste Melbourne’s CBD with one of our expert foodies and enjoy the best that Melbourne has to offer. This event is ideal for groups of 10 or more, with lots of availability in the lead up to Christmas. […]

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Best places for coffee in Melbourne

There’s no denying that Melbourne is the city that runs on coffee. We’ve established ourselves as the one of the best coffee cities in the world, with something to suit everyones taste. We’ve put together our top 5 places to drink coffee: Dukes Coffee Having established themselves as one of the best roasters in Melbourne, […]

5 best dishes in Melbourne

Five of the best dishes in Melbourne

There’s no denying that Melbourne is the food capital of Australia. Waves of migration have brought people from across the globe to make Melbourne home. This translates into restaurants with amazing food from a vast array of cultures and traditions, using the freshest, locally grown ingredients. Here’s our pick of five outstanding Melbourne dishes, some […]

MasterChef Season 11

MasterChef Season 11

Do you have a dream of starting your food career in 2019? Or know someone who needs a step in the right direction? MasterChef Season 11 has begun their application process, and are looking for foodies to share their passion in the next season of the award-winning show. Join the ranks of Adam Liaw, Elena […]

Melbourne Cocktail Tour

We love working with Huw Griffiths

Huw brings over 18 years of hospitality experience to Melbourne Food Experiences to conduct spirits and cocktail events and masterclasses. His hands-on experience working with brands and owning bars means he is able to deliver an in-depth knowledge that few can match. Huw is one of the owners of Union Electric Cocktail Bar. They have […]

The Ultimate Cheese + Wine Experience

Add a memorable experience to your next conference with the ultimate cheese & wine experience and tasting at Spring St Grocer, situated in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. Experience a tasting like no other with a dedicated sommelier and cheesemonger guiding you through six cheeses and wines. Gain industry knowledge about the production, tasting […]

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Team Bonding with Cocktails and Dining

Bring your team together for a night of Melbourne’s best food destinations and cocktail bars with our cocktail and dining experience. Enjoy unparalleled access to a selection of Melbourne’s most popular cocktail bars and finish with a dining experience to remember. Perfect for a midyear team celebration, take advantage of having a Melbourne food and […]

VIP Bowling at Pins Royale

VIP Bowling at Pins Royale

Celebrate together with your team for VIP Bowling at Pins Royale, Crown Casino. Perfect when you have just closed a big deal or looking for an event your employees won’t forget. Enjoy a selection of signature cocktails and delicious canapes while you gold balls down mahogany lanes in a stunning private venue. All you need to […]

Melbourne Food Lovers Tour

Make your way through Melbourne’s culinary history on a private guided tour of Melbourne’s CBD. With one of Melbourne’s top food experts, wander the streets and learn all about the fascinating culinary history and modern multicultural society of Melbourne. Enjoy speciality food stores and taste your way through chocolate, honey, olive oil and spices while […]

Champagne Dining with Max Allen

Join renowned Australian drinks journalist Max Allen for a champagne dining experience at the European’s private dining room. Enjoy a private dining experience with a selection of the world’s most famous sparkling wines to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion. With beautiful views of Parliament House and Spring St, enjoy a menu designed by […]

Victorian Farmers’ Markets – Weekly Market List

There’s no doubt that a great place to gather seasonal produce is at one of the many fresh farmers’ markets across the state. Here is a terrific guide to the genuine farmers’ markets across Victoria. They are spread across the Melbourne suburbs and regional Victoria. They pop up in a number of locations throughout the […]

Showcasing Melbourne at your conference

Melbourne the perfect city to host your next conference or corporate event, with a never-ending array of amazingly restaurants, beautiful cocktail bars and event spaces. Our events are perfect for conference organisers who are looking to entertain guests and showcase our amazing food city. Melbourne Food Experiences works with the best of these to create […]

Recipe of the week – Chicken Saltimbocca Skewers

These Chicken Saltimbocca Skewers are always demolished in a flash when cooked during our team cooking classes. CHICKEN SALTIMBOCCA SKEWERS INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2-3 chicken breast fillets, skinless 12 thin slices prosciutto Wooden skewers, soaked in cold water METHOD Mix together oil, […]

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