Good Food Month presented by Citi returns to Melbourne next month with festival favourites Let’s Do Lunch, presented by Peter Lehmann Wines of the Barossa, and Friends of Good Food Month now added to the exciting event programme. This year, Melbourne Good Food Month features a multitude of tantalising events, showcasing the very best of Australia’s restaurant industry over 30 delectable days. The much-loved Let’s Do Lunch, presented by Peter Lehmann Wines of the Barossa, serves up Melbourne’s best lunch experiences at a specially curated price of $38 including a glass of wine, beer or soft drink. Melbourne institutions including Noir, Ezard and Maha are taking part.
Good Food Month is working with Melbourne’s best restaurants for Friends of Good Food Month, an exciting event series that sees leading restaurants curate and host their unique experiences to best showcase their culinary excellence. There is everything from dining in the dark at Burma Lane to an Italian culinary journey at Massi Osteria and five course cocktail degustation at The Noble Experiment. Melbourne is also invited to take part in the annual Young Chef’s Lunch with Andrew McConnell presented by Citi on Sunday 24 June at Cumulus Up. Guests will indulge in a four- course set menu with wine and beer. This event is particularly important for McConnell and the Cumulus Inc. team who are celebrating ten years in business. A piece of the inner city’s fabric, Cumulus Inc. is a true Melbourne dining destination that has welcomed diners, all day, every day for a decade. Good Food Month will see the launch of Melbourne Palms, a vibrant pop-up restaurant at Federation Square’s car park rooftop, from 13-23 June. The dining destination will play host to international and home-grown chefs, inspiring talks and dinner collaborations, including Date Night with 8bit & Glacé Frozen.
Good Food Month have just released the movie line-up for the event series which features favourite rom-coms – The Breakfast Club (19 June) and The Wedding Singer (22 June). The menu includes a tasty burger by Melbourne institution 8bit and a serve of their world-famous waffle fries, finished off with a choc top by legendary pastry chef and Glacé Frozen owner Christy Tania.
Tickets are on sale now at goodfoodmonth.com Tanya Smith, Head of Customer Franchise at Citi said: “As national Presenting Partner, Citi is delighted to continue our support of Australia’s biggest food festival, Good Food Month, helping bring to life new and exciting culinary experiences for both our customers and the broader community. We’re particularly excited for the array of unique events taking place in the Melbourne Palms pop-up and for our Citibank Dining Program partner restaurants who are participating in the Friends of Good Food Month category. The Citibank Dining Program, now in its 8th year, boasts over 415 participating restaurants where customers can enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine. This coupled with our ongoing national sponsorship of Good Food Month are prime examples of how Citi continues to deliver rewarding dining experiences to customers and support to the Australian food and wine industry.”
2018 MELBOURNE GOOD FOOD MONTH 1-30 JUNE
Visit goodfoodmonth.com/melbourne for a full event listing and ticket bookings.
Images courtesy of Good Food Month