Magnificent Lineup Announced for Melbourne Good Food Month

Melbourne Good Food Month presented by Citi has officially launched with a magnificent lineup, supported by the City of Melbourne and the Victorian Government it’s set to safely return to Melbourne this June, celebrating the very best of the capital city for the eighth sensational year. Tickets officially went on sale 9am, Thursday 6 May, only at

Magnificent Lineup Announced for Melbourne Good Food MonthMagnificent Lineup Announced for Melbourne Good Food Month

Good Food Month Melbourne

This year’s programme celebrates culinary collaborations between homegrown industry talent from different corners of the country as Neil Perry takes over Flower Drum; Alanna Sapwell brings her travelling restaurant, Esmay, to life at Bar Liberty; a talented line up of young chefs unite, hand-picked and led by the punk rock queen of veg herself, Shannon Martinez, and Culinary Consultant Ian Curley, for a lunch at Lona Misa; and Andrew McConnell’s Cumulus Inc. hosts Cho Cho San for one night only,
before the legendary Cumulus Inc. team joins forces with Good Weekend and Good Food to bring The Good Weekend Quiz: Food Edition to Melbourne for the first time at Chapter House.

Venessa Cowell, Head of Nine Food Events said, “More than ever before, the importance of supporting the Melbourne hospitality and dining industry is at the front and centre of our minds.This year, not just throughout the month of June, but at every opportunity, in any way you can, together let’s throw our support behind the venues that we love and those we take for granted as being part of the fabric of Melbourne.”

Young Chefs Lunch presented by Citi at Lona Misa – Ovollo

Presenting Partner Citi is offering their customers a 20% discount on feature event tickets when customers pay with a Citi card. T&Cs apply.
Samantha Elliott, Head of Digital Sales and Marketing at Citi said “Citi customers love to dine out, and with travel being difficult at the moment it’s the perfect excuse to explore the culinary adventures available in your local city. Good Food Month will provide the perfect reason to try that new restaurant or head to one of the excellent events we have on offer, including the Young Chefs Dinner presented by Citi which spotlights new industry talent.”

Esmay Pop Up with Bar Liberty

City Activation portfolio lead, Councillor Roshena Campbell, said Melbourne is undoubtedly the foodie capital of Australia and there is no better time to support the city’s world-class dining. “Sponsored through our City Reactivation Event Grants, Good Food Month will be helping to revitalise
our hospitality and entertainment sectors by bringing more people back to the city.” Cr Campbell said.

WIN an exclusive VIP experience, courtesy of Major Partner, Celebrity Cruises

For the first time in Melbourne, Celebrity Cruises will be upgrading four lucky Good Food Month ticket holders to a taste of VIP luxury at one of the Good Food Month feature events! Guests can expect a surprise and delight experience with an upgraded table, unrivalled service, exclusive food and beverage inclusions and chef experiences, and much more.

As a proud partner of Melbourne Good Food Month this year, Celebrity Cruises will be sharing what sets the luxurious Celebrity experience apart from the rest, making them the most revered culinary offering at sea. From Michelin-star chef menus, inspired by, and locally sourced from, the amazing regions they visit, to the most awarded wine list at sea – served by the largest on board sommelier team in the world and the values of diversity, inclusion, sustainability, and outstanding service that underpin it all. Get ready to challenge your perceptions of a cruise holiday, as Celebrity Cruises pushes boundaries to a new tantalising level.
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Edited by Arrnott Olssen