Top MasterChef to cook Foodbank donated food in Festival’s can drive
February 10, 2012

The 2011 winner of top-ranking TV show Masterchef Australia, Adam Liaw will walk the warehouse floor of Foodbank Victoria to select and use canned foods donated to Foodbank to create a live cooking experience. As previously reported by Australian Food News, Foodbank Victoria is running in conjunction with the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival on 3-4 March an innovative food donation activity, where families and friends have been invited to donate cans to “a Map of Victoria’s hunger”. A week... ...Read more »

Foodbank to launch “Map of Victoria’s hunger” can drive
February 8, 2012

Foodbank Victoria is to launch an innovative food donation activity in conjunction with the upcoming Melbourne Food and Wine Festival at the beginning of March. The activity encourages donations of food cans by members of the public to Foodbank for the hungry and impoverished in Victoria. How and where the activity takes place An outlined map of Victoria will be painted on the grass from the parkland between King Street and Clarendon Street, over the river from the Crown Casino. The map will show... ...Read more »

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
February 14, 2011

Australia’s internationally acclaimed celebration of food and wine, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival returns in 2011, from 4 – 14 March. Each year, the Festival unveils a world-class program of events over two weeks – a true expression of Melbourne’s infamous love of food and wine that captures the attention of food-lovers in their hundreds of thousands. Entering its 19th year, the Festival’s prestigious reputation attracts the world’s biggest culinary and... ...Read more »

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Highlights
January 31, 2011

The 19th Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (4 -14 March) invites fun-loving foodies to prime their tastebuds and clear their diaries as the countdown begins to Australia’s preeminent celebration of food and wine. In five weeks the Festival will bring food and wine to the streets across 11 delicious days, from Chinatown to Footscray to Dandenong, and from the High Country to the Mornington Peninsula in a year that celebrates Heritage and Tradition. Here are some event highlights in this year’s... ...Read more »