Vasse Felix visits Rockpool Perth for prestigious chef collaboration and wine showcase

Rockpool Bar & Grill is preparing to host Vasse Felix for a fascinating chef collaboration and prestigious dinner featuring the coveted 2018 Tom Cullity Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec in May. Vasse Felix Head Chef Brendan Pratt joins Rockpool Perth Head Chef Brendan Owens in the Rockpool kitchen on Tuesday, 24 May where together they will createContinue reading “Vasse Felix visits Rockpool Perth for prestigious chef collaboration and wine showcase”

The Flying Winemaker Group and Indulge Announce Distribution Partnership for Korea

The Flying Winemaker Group & Indulge Co. Limited Korea are delighted to announce a distribution partnership across Korea. About Indulge Co. Ltd Indulge, is a leading alcohol company that creates culture and trends, not just with alcohol, but by forming deeper bonds with customers who are trendy and stylish. Since 2004, Indulge has constantly introducedContinue reading “The Flying Winemaker Group and Indulge Announce Distribution Partnership for Korea”

YALUMBA BRINGS CHIN CHIN TO SA FOR TASTING AUSTRALIA

Angaston, Australia Melbourne institution Chin Chin will make their South Australian debut at Yalumba as part of the Tasting Australia program in May 2022. On 6-8 May, Yalumba will be converted to an exciting pop-up restaurant for Group Executive Chef Benjamin Cooper to share Chin Chin’s famous South East Asian cuisine alongside Yalumba Barossa wines.Continue reading “YALUMBA BRINGS CHIN CHIN TO SA FOR TASTING AUSTRALIA”

Yellow Presents Adam Wolfers, Wednesday 6th April

The Yellow Presents series is back on for 2022, kicking off on Wednesday 6th April with a takeover from Adam Wolfers (Executive Chef at Gerard’s Bistro, Brisbane).  Originally postponed from last year, Yellow is thrilled to finally be able to welcome Adam and the team for a night of fun with exciting plant-based flavours.  Highlights from the menu include Laffa BreadContinue reading “Yellow Presents Adam Wolfers, Wednesday 6th April”

DOSHII ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS THAT CATAPULTS INNOVATION WITHIN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Today Doshii, Australia’s leading hospitality tech integration platform, announced strategic partnerships with innovative apps EatClub, Payo, Consillion, Windcave and Restoke, in a significant move that cements Doshii as a true champion and partner of the hospitality industry. Doshii enables hospitality businesses to simplify the way they operate by getting a venue’s apps talking to theirContinue reading “DOSHII ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS THAT CATAPULTS INNOVATION WITHIN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY”

Tipico X Starward Whisky

For one night only join Tipico and Starward whisky as Aussie liquor meets polished Italian cuisine Windsor’s favourite Italian joint Tipico and Melbourne-whisky brand Starward have teamed up to host a one-night ‘miscuglio’ (that’s Italian for ‘mixture’) on Thursday, 24 February at the High Street restaurant.  Hosted by the team at Tipico and Matty Follent (Starward ambassador) the eveningContinue reading “Tipico X Starward Whisky”

Lotus Dining Group and Tokyo Lamington launch three limited edition Year of the Tiger flavours

To celebrate the start of Lunar New Year, Lotus Dining Group has teamed up with Tokyo Lamington to create three exclusive Year of the Tiger lamington flavours: The Tiger: Charcoal black sponge cake with a stripey yuzu, sesame cream and orange curd centre, dipped in white chocolate, covered with black sesame and orange coated coconutContinue reading “Lotus Dining Group and Tokyo Lamington launch three limited edition Year of the Tiger flavours”

Chiswick launches its Croquet Summer Sessions in partnership with Arras

Kicking off this February, Chiswick will be holding croquet on the lawn for a series of sessions in partnership with Arras. It’s the perfect Thursday night activity for some summer fun and winding down before the end of the week.  Chiswick’s Croquet Summer Sessions will see a specially-curated drinks menu of two cocktails (‘Chiswick Royale’Continue reading “Chiswick launches its Croquet Summer Sessions in partnership with Arras”

Big River Distilling Co teams up with Mezzanine for National Distribution of its gin & vodka

Canberra based Big River Distilling Co is thrilled to announce the appointment of Mezzanine The Fine Wine Specialist as its exclusive national distributor, commencing this year from 1 February.  Established in 2017, Big River Distilling Co creates premium quality gin and vodka with all products distilled at its Dairy Road site in Fyshwick, ACT.  BigContinue reading “Big River Distilling Co teams up with Mezzanine for National Distribution of its gin & vodka”

The return of the Evergreen Chef Series with Alejandro Saravia and Peter Kuruvita

At last, the highly anticipated Evergreen Chef Series has been locked in for 2022, with Peruvian chef Alejandro Saravia and Alba Noosa’s Peter Kuruvita (ex-Noosa Beach House) taking over the Evergreen kitchen at Crown over the next two months. You can find the details below, including two decadent degustation-style dinners and High Tea but not as youContinue reading “The return of the Evergreen Chef Series with Alejandro Saravia and Peter Kuruvita”

North Bondi Fish and Double Rainbouu launch a summer collaboration

North Bondi Fish and Double Rainbouu announce a summer collaboration, which kicked off on Monday, 13 December. The Australian fashion brand will take over the popular beachside restaurant this summer, debuting a collaborative range of uniforms and merch, alongside bespoke Patrón cocktails and giveaways available exclusively through the venue. Of the collaboration, Solotel CEO ElliotContinue reading “North Bondi Fish and Double Rainbouu launch a summer collaboration”

Doshii and Doordash unite to ease strain on local business owners

The partnership comes at a crucial time as restaurants and café owners get back on their feet amidst border closures, lockdowns and ongoing staff shortages.  Doshii, a leading hospitality technology platform that seamlessly connects apps to venues via their Point of Sale (POS), has announced a new partnership with on-demand delivery service DoorDash to helpContinue reading “Doshii and Doordash unite to ease strain on local business owners”

Australia’s first ever plant-based bubble tea hits the streets of Fitzroy

The launch of vegan bubble tea NUTTEA brings something fresh to Melbourne’s funky inner north.  In an exciting move to bring vegan bubble tea to the inner city ‘burbs, signature vegan superstore Vincent’s Marketplace is doing just that. Since launching in Fitzroy in 2019, Vincent’s Marketplace has been THE go-to place for all things vegan.Continue reading “Australia’s first ever plant-based bubble tea hits the streets of Fitzroy”

Doshii and the Restaurant & Catering Association join forces to support hospitality’s road to recovery

Doshii, a leading technology platform that seamlessly connects hospitality apps to venues via their Point of Sale, and the Restaurant & Catering Association (RCA) have announced a new partnership to support hospitality’s road to recovery.  With the largest range of Australian in-venue ordering, rostering and reservations Apps already integrated and ready to connect, Doshii eliminatesContinue reading “Doshii and the Restaurant & Catering Association join forces to support hospitality’s road to recovery”

The return of the Evergreen Chef Series with Sarah Todd

International chef, restaurateur, author and MasterChef talent Sarah Todd is happy to announce she will take over the Evergreen kitchen on November 18 and 19, presenting a four-course menu including delicious dishes spanning inspiration from different regions in India.  Owning restaurants in India, and with extensive knowledge of the cuisine through her travels and experiencesContinue reading “The return of the Evergreen Chef Series with Sarah Todd”

Buffalo, Beards N’ BBQ

Buffalo Trace Bourbon teams up with The Cut Barbershop & Red Lantern for limited-edition Buffalo, Beards & BBQ collab!  Red Lantern and The Cut Barbershop have teamed up with critically acclaimed Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey to get Sydneysiders ready for their return to post-lockdown life, with a fresh grooming, celebratory cocktail and aContinue reading “Buffalo, Beards N’ BBQ”

O’Connell’s Hotel to welcome back esteemed Michelin star Chef Greg Malouf for two special events this September

O’Connell’s, one of Melbourne’s first gastropubs, will welcome back esteemed Michelin star and highly acclaimed Middle Eastern chef Greg Malouf for two exclusive events this September. Greg was previously Head Chef at O’Connell’s in the 90s. His legacy continues to live on at the venue with influences still seen on the menu, as well asContinue reading “O’Connell’s Hotel to welcome back esteemed Michelin star Chef Greg Malouf for two special events this September”

Aussie Artisan Week returns, encouraging Australians to buy local goods and champion its artisans

After a successful launch in 2020, Aussie Artisan Week (August 16–23) returns to continue its support of local artisans and producers. Aussie Artisan Week founders Pierre Issa and Melissa Altman of Pepe Saya Buttery Co have joined forces with artisans from across the country to encourage all Australians to consciously choose to support, champion andContinue reading “Aussie Artisan Week returns, encouraging Australians to buy local goods and champion its artisans”

Crown Melbourne supports Australia’s food industry with dynamic chef series

From July, Crown Melbourne will welcome three of Australia’s most renowned culinary artisans across a monthly chef series at its stylish Evergreen dining space, continuing its commitment to supporting Australia’s food industry by championing its produce, suppliers and talent. Peruvian chef Alejandro Saravia from Melbourne’s recently-launched Farmer’s Daughters, Penfolds Magill Estate’s Head Chef Scott HugginsContinue reading “Crown Melbourne supports Australia’s food industry with dynamic chef series”

Buchnik Street Deli Feast with Morgy McGlone at Sunday Potts Point on 4th July

Fun upcoming event with Belle’s Hot Chicken founder, Morgy McGlone at his new venue Sunday. On Sunday, 4th July, Morgy will host his second Sunday Session with Tal Buchnik of Jimmy’s Falafel to serve up a Buchnik Street Deli feast.  A set menu with matching wines, the menu will include:   •  Crab and Harissa Cigar  • Continue reading “Buchnik Street Deli Feast with Morgy McGlone at Sunday Potts Point on 4th July”

Luke Burgess and Adam James take over the kitchen at Oma Food & Wine

Luke Burgess (ex-Garagistes) and Adam James (Rough Rice) are getting ready to take over the kitchen at Oma Food & Wine next Sunday, 27 June as part of the ongoing ‘Oma & Co’ series.  They will work with the Oma team on the creation of a special set menu inspired by a recent trip throughContinue reading “Luke Burgess and Adam James take over the kitchen at Oma Food & Wine”

80 Collins celebrates openings: MFWF event series + Şener Besim design installation

Melbourne’s newest destination for luxury, 80 Collins, reinvigorates the ‘Paris End’ of Collins St with a new network of laneways leading to a discovery of highly curated flagship and concept fashion brands, unique restaurants, and considered bars and cafés. With Melbourne CBD visitation increasing day by day, 80 Collins is playing a central role inContinue reading “80 Collins celebrates openings: MFWF event series + Şener Besim design installation”

Nour Surry Hills × Maha Brunch with Shane Delia

For one day only – on Sunday 16 May – Shane Delia will be on the pans at Nour for a seven-course brunch created alongside Executive Chef Paul Farag. The one-off menu pays homage to both chefs’ Middle Eastern heritage, featuring dishes such as whipped cod roe bun, baharat-spiced beef crackling, duck and pine mushroom manoush and aContinue reading “Nour Surry Hills × Maha Brunch with Shane Delia”

Maha Bar heralds the future of Middle Eastern cuisine in Australia

Across a series of Tuesdays rising talent will be taking over the kitchen and serving up their menus. From May 18, celebrated chef-restaurateur Shane Delia is shining the spotlight on four of the country’s top young chefs to showcase the evolution of Middle Eastern cuisine at Collingwood’s Maha Bar.  The rising masters of modern MiddleContinue reading “Maha Bar heralds the future of Middle Eastern cuisine in Australia”

Yellow Presents… Phil Wood for one night only

Yellow Presents… will welcome some of the country’s best chefs to take over the kitchen and create an exclusive plant-based menu for guests to enjoy, for one night only. The first instalment is taking place Wednesday, 28 April with Phil Wood, former culinary director of Pt. Leo Estate, when he will present a five-course tastingContinue reading “Yellow Presents… Phil Wood for one night only”

Oma & Co 2.0 | with Casey Wall of Bar Liberty, Falco Bakery, Capitano and Above Board Bar

Having worked together previously at Rockwell & Sons and Bar Liberty, Casey and Oma’s own head chef Mark Hannell will team up again on Sunday, 18 April, to present a combined set menu for $75, showcasing the best of their Byron Bay- and Melbourne-based venues.  “Casey was an incredible mentor and friend to me duringContinue reading “Oma & Co 2.0 | with Casey Wall of Bar Liberty, Falco Bakery, Capitano and Above Board Bar”

Sunday Sessions with Morgan McGlone

Chef Morgan McGlone of Potts Point’s hottest new chicken joint, Sunday, will team up for a Sunday Session with some of the country’s hottest chefs to pay homage to the roast chook. First up, Pauly Carmichael from Momofuku Seiōbo will heat up the rotisserie with Morgan on Sunday, 18 April, creating a Puerto Rican-inspired menu.Continue reading “Sunday Sessions with Morgan McGlone”

Gerard’s Bistro – Dinner and book launch event

To celebrate the launch of their book The Heart of Hospitality, a collaboration with food writer Katrina Meynink and crowdfunded publisher Somekind Press, Gerard’s Bistro will be holding a special event on Wednesday, 24 March. Executive Chef Adam Wolfer will create a menu of dishes taken from the book and talk to guests about theContinue reading “Gerard’s Bistro – Dinner and book launch event”

Oma Food & Wine launches Oma & Co. – a dinner series in collaboration with chefs, producers and winemakers

Byron Bay’s Oma Food & Wine is set to launch Oma & Co., a monthly dinner series in collaboration with some of the state’s hottest chefs, producers and winemakers.   Hosted by co-owner and chef Darren Robertson, Oma & Co. creates an opportunity for the local community to meet and greet guest collaborator’s across NSWContinue reading “Oma Food & Wine launches Oma & Co. – a dinner series in collaboration with chefs, producers and winemakers”

Crown heralds the new Lunar Year with inspiring public tribute to Australians who embody the strength of the Ox

Acclaimed photographer Sam Wong brings the Year of the Ox to life with a powerful portrait series on Crown’s iconic Riverwalk fire towers – showcasing everyday Aussies exemplifying extraordinary strength.  To welcome the new Lunar Year, Crown Melbourne is unveiling a public art series along Crown’s iconic fire towers, Portraits of Strength. A touching two-week tribute,Continue reading “Crown heralds the new Lunar Year with inspiring public tribute to Australians who embody the strength of the Ox”

Merivale and Absolut Vodka present We Are Stronger Together

A dazzling program of events to celebrate the 2021 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.  Merivale and  Absolut Vodka are proud to announce the launch of  We Are Stronger Together, a dazzling new campaign to celebrate the 2021 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Featuring a jam-packed programme of festivities, Stronger Together is inspired byContinue reading “Merivale and Absolut Vodka present We Are Stronger Together”

Young Henrys team up with Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys for limited-edition beer – ‘Bowlo Bitter’ + East Coast Tour

Newtown legends Young Henrys are kicking off 2021 with a bang, dropping a new collab beer ‘Bowlo Bitter’ with local favourites, alt-country/folk band Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys. Available in kegs only at select venues, Young Henrys are sending the band on an East Coast tour to celebrate, hitting some of their favourite bowlingContinue reading “Young Henrys team up with Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys for limited-edition beer – ‘Bowlo Bitter’ + East Coast Tour”

Chiswick Woollahra partners with Two Good Co. to support women in need this Christmas

Chiswick Woollahra has partnered with social enterprise Two Good Co. in the lead-up to Christmas on a ‘buy one, give one’ initiative. An ‘empty plate’ has been added to the Chiswick menu, giving all guests an opportunity to add this on to their order. Every time an ’empty plate’ (just $7.50 each) is purchased, a mealContinue reading “Chiswick Woollahra partners with Two Good Co. to support women in need this Christmas”

Staycations coming to seven Melbourne venues this summer

Australian Venue Co providing worldwide escapes without leaving the city. Japan, Mexico, Italy, Bali, Palm Springs … destinations we can only dream of visiting right now. But with Australian Venue Co’s Staycations launching across seven venues in Melbourne, guests can escape for a while through internationally inspired food, drinks and experiences – no passport required. A calendarContinue reading “Staycations coming to seven Melbourne venues this summer”

Worlds collide with hard seltzer and coffee

‘Ray Hard Seltzer partners with Coffee Supreme for a limited edition coffee & citrus flavour. Footscray-born hard seltzer brand ‘Ray is joining forces with their mates at Coffee Supreme for their second flavour collab, just in time for the silly season. This partnership is like no other seltzer out there, using Coffee Supreme cold dripContinue reading “Worlds collide with hard seltzer and coffee”

Nisbets’ collab with The Lobby is showing the sexy side of hospitality supply

Hospitality supply services might not immediately make you think ‘sexy’. But when a barkeep in a moodily lit bar holds up the perfectly formed juniper gin balloon or catches the light in the edges of a cut-glass whiskey tumbler as she tosses in a smooth American bourbon, there’s no other word to describe it. Sexy.Continue reading “Nisbets’ collab with The Lobby is showing the sexy side of hospitality supply”

Just Launched – Co-Lab Sessions and Regional Boxes

To celebrate the end of Melbourne’s lockdown and the start of summer, Co-Lab Pantry has introduced two new offerings: ● Co-Lab Sessions – limited edition dine-in experiences at their favourite Melbourne restaurants● Co-Lab Regional VIC Packs – new Co-Lab gift packs that showcase the best of regional restaurants, producers and makers from across Victoria CO-LABContinue reading “Just Launched – Co-Lab Sessions and Regional Boxes”

Client Liaison joins forces with 7-Eleven to help Aussies redeem a little back from 2020

Australian indie-pop duo Client Liaison has teamed up with 7-Eleven, all in the name of redeeming something back from what’s been a tough year for all Aussies. A two-man eccentric band known for sparking joy and escapism through its signature synth pop tracks, the partnership encourages all of us to break free of 2020’s challengesContinue reading “Client Liaison joins forces with 7-Eleven to help Aussies redeem a little back from 2020”

Made The Grampians Way wine portal launches supporting emerging and established wineries from the Grampians region

Ararat Rural City Council, in collaboration with the Grampians Winemakers Inc. and Grampians Tourism, has launched a new online platform profiling an array of emerging and established winemakers from throughout the Grampians region. The new portal, Made the Grampians Way, will offer consumers a selection of mixed cases, carefully curated to showcase the versatility ofContinue reading “Made The Grampians Way wine portal launches supporting emerging and established wineries from the Grampians region”

Byron for Melbourne

Top chefs join forces to raise money for the hospitality industry. Restaurants, bars and cafés across Byron Bay and the Northern Rivers are joining forces with an initiative that spans over various venues from Friday, 6 November to raise awareness and support for Melbourne’s hospitality industry. Organisers are inviting everyone to spread the word and getContinue reading “Byron for Melbourne”

Brisbane Good Food Month returns this November

Full programme of events announced Good Food Month presented by Citi returns to Brisbane this November, bringing together some of Australia’s biggest names for a celebration of the senses. Shining a light on home-grown talent, exceptional produce and the power of culinary collaborations for the seventh year running, Good Food Month goes on sale 9amContinue reading “Brisbane Good Food Month returns this November”

Brewdog teams up with the Animal Welfare League Qld to help four-legged friends find their forever home

“Dogs make me happy. Beer makes me happy. A beer that saves dogs makes me VERY happy” ~ Ricky Gervais Scottish craft brewer BrewDog has teamed up with the Animal Welfare League Queensland to help dogs find their forever home. The space on the Aussie-brewed Punk IPA beer cans will be used to showcase profiles ofContinue reading “Brewdog teams up with the Animal Welfare League Qld to help four-legged friends find their forever home”

Author night at Vizio – Tuesday, 20 October

Hospitality – Creating an initiative to support our Australian artists. Created and supported by Vizio Caffe e Cucina. Join the Vizio crew on Tuesday, 20 October, for this exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with Australian artist, budding filmmaker, and acclaimed author of Milk Blood – Adrian Simon. Imagine growing up the sonContinue reading “Author night at Vizio – Tuesday, 20 October”

MoVida & Piccolina dish up a Spanish banquet

Melbourne favourites MoVida and Piccolina Gelateria have joined forces to bring you an iconic Spanish banquet of tapas and sharing plates for you to heat and enjoy at home, followed by three bespoke Spanish-inspired gelato flavours conceived of by chef Frank Camorra. MoVida’s owner Frank Camorra says, “If anything in the world brings as muchContinue reading “MoVida & Piccolina dish up a Spanish banquet”

Announcing the launch of “Maybe Aria” – a collaboration between Aria and Maybe Sammy

Aria, Sydney’s preeminent harbourside dining destination, is pleased to announce the launch of “Maybe Aria” – a collaboration with award-winning cocktail bar Maybe Sammy – bringing some fun back to the city. Every Wednesday in October, Aria are inviting the team from Maybe Sammy behind the bar to serve up a selection of bespoke cocktails for fourContinue reading “Announcing the launch of “Maybe Aria” – a collaboration between Aria and Maybe Sammy”

Chiswick at the Gallery returns with the ‘Archibald Dining Package’

Image credit: Steven Woodburn Chiswick at the Gallery has opened its doors to coincide with the return of its renowned ‘Archibald Dining Package’.  This year, Chiswick at the Gallery has collaborated with three Archibald finalists – Jonathan Dalton, Tianli Zu and Jane Guthleben – to create dishes inspired by their unique experiences during lockdown, for a menu that marksContinue reading “Chiswick at the Gallery returns with the ‘Archibald Dining Package’”

The Wood Roaster × BRIX ‘Wood & Brix’ Cocktail Recipe

The Wood Roaster team have come up with a completely new cocktail for people to make at home … one that combines some favourite ingredients – coffee and rum – and supports local Aussie businesses The cocktail is a collaborative effort between Sydney locals, The Wood Roaster and BRIX, and uses 100% Aussie-made products (#supportlocal). The Wood RoasterContinue reading “The Wood Roaster × BRIX ‘Wood & Brix’ Cocktail Recipe”