Good Food Month presented by Citi returns to Melbourne in June with several incredible feature events, consisting of
exclusive dinner experiences and tantalising lunches held at this year’s Good Food Month Restaurant at Canvas House, South Melbourne. The diverse and inspiring program once again welcomes one of the world’s biggest culinary legends, Marco Pierre White, alongside Australia’s hottest homegrown talent including Andrew McConnell, Phil Wood, Matt Stone, Paul Iskov and Joel Valvasori-Pereza. Tickets are on sale now at

This year, Good Food Month has chosen one of Melbourne’s most exciting spaces as the new home for its series of unique
feature events. A spectacular warehouse space in South Melbourne, Canvas House, will play host to an exciting program of
dinners with Marco Pierre White, including a collaboration with Phil Wood of Pt Leo Estate and Laura (Good Food Guide’s New Restaurant of the Year), pasta showcase with Andreas Papadakis (Tipo 00) and Joel Valvasori (Lulu La Delizia), Young Chefs Dinner with the young guns of Australia’s top kitchens and a very special Sunday Roast. More exciting events will be announced soon.

Venessa Cowell, Director of Food Events, Fairfax said: “After last year’s custom-built, pop-up restaurant in the heart of
Federation Square, we are excited to evolve our program and launch our new home for the 2019 event series. Canvas House provides the perfect setting for a myriad of food experiences, as we play tribute to the inimitable Marco Pierre White and celebrate the local superstars who are shaping our culinary future. We are pleased to be working with our friends Canvas House and Tommy Collins by Atlantic Group. Canvas House, the centrally-located and unique warehouse space designed specifically for those looking for a distinctive and beautiful experience, and Tommy Collins, Melbourne’s premier event caterers.

The much-loved Let’s Do Lunch series returns with new wine partner, Church Road, opening up Melbourne’s amazing lunch offerings at Good Food Guide hatted restaurants, for a specially curated price of $45 including a glass of Church Road, beer or soft drink throughout June.

Feature events at Canvas House include:

An Evening with Marco Pierre White | Wednesday, 5 June 6.30pm | $299

Following the success of the Sydney, Canberra and Perth events, Marco Pierre White will return to Australia to celebrate
Melbourne Good Food Month. Marco will be hosting a number of special events, launching with a stunning dinner
featuring Phil Wood (Pt Leo Estate and Laura, Mornington Peninsula) who will take on Marco’s classics and create them
as his own. Tickets include four courses with matching wines and beer supplied by James Squire.

Osteria Marco | Thursday, 6 June 6.30pm | $270

A cosy winter evening featuring food from two of Marco’s favourite Australian restaurants. Enjoy relaxed conversation
with Marco Pierre White while sharing amazing pasta dishes by Andreas Papadakis (Tipo 00, Melbourne) and Joel
Valvasori-Pereza (Lulu La Delizia, Perth). Tickets include four courses with matching wines and beer supplied by James

The New Vanguard | Friday, 7 June 6.30pm | $170

Chefs Matt Stone (Oakridge, Yarra Valley) and Paul Iskov (Fervor, Perth) are part of the new chef vanguard putting hyper-
local, sustainably sourced produce on the menu. At just 22, Stone was approached by designer and Greenhouse Perth owner Joost Bakker to join his team as head chef. Here, Stone embraced Joost’s philosophies of preparing fresh, sustainable, locally-sourced, whole-foods, and made a name for himself as a serious innovator and progressive chef. At
Fervor, Iskov harnesses locally sourced native produce and shares it with diners at unique locations across WA, including
salt lakes, beautiful bush land and pristine beaches. Tickets include four courses with matching wines and beer supplied by James Squire.


2019 Melbourne Good Food Month is on between 1-30 June, 2019. For more information visit



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