6 events to attend at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2022

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The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2022 program was released this morning and tickets are on pre-sale until general sale starts Thursday 17 February. Read on to find out about the 6 events with French links or French themes. Tickets often sell out fast so book your place ASAP to avoid missing out.

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2022

Footscray Crawl

30 March


A celebration and an exploration of Barkly Street, Footscray. From wines and French bistro fare at Bar Thyme to craft beers at Bar Josephine and wine and cheese pairings at Baby Snakes to finish.


Skye Gyngell at Hazel

31 March

$180 (5 course meal with welcome drink) or $250 with paired wines

Australian export Sky Gyngell is one of Britain’s most respected and acclaimed chefs. She trained in Sydney and in Paris at La Varenne before working at London’s The French House and The Dorchester followed by the role of chef at Petersham Nurseries. There Skye became known for seasonal elegant cooking. She was awarded a Michelin star in 2011. Spring, also in London, is her current restaurant which opened in 2014.

For this 5 course dinner, Skye teams up with Hazel chefs Brianna Smith and Oliver Edwards, alumni of Adelaide Hills cult eatery The Summertown Aristologist.


High Steaks at Bar Margaux

1 & 8 April


A steak focussed meal at a slice of Paris in Melbourne at Bar Margaux.

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2022


High Steaks at Chancery Lane

1 & 8 April

$183 or $278 (with paired wines)

Be transported to the backstreets of Paris or Milan while you enjoy a long steak-focussed lunch at Chancery Lane. Francophile chef Scott Pickett has designed the menu.

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2022


High Steaks at Victor Churchill

1 & 8 April


Victor Churchill in Armadale is a butcher with its own champagne bar.


At this lunch-time event held over 2 sittings on 2 Fridays in April, you’ll be served a meat heavy meal (not one for vegetarians or vegans) which is shared between 2.

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2022


Odette at Estelle

4 & 5 April


Odette is French born chef Julien Royer’s Singapore restaurant named after his grandmother as a tribute to French cooking of his heritage. The 3 Michelin star restaurant comes to Melbourne’s Estelle.

Julien Royer teams up with Francophile fellow traveller Scott Pickett in a meal that draws its inspiration from rural France to urban Melbourne via the tropical delight of Singapore.



WHAT: Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

WHEN: 25 March – 9 April 2022

WHERE: Various locations across Melbourne

HOW: Purchase tickets to events via the official website: https://www.melbournefoodandwine.com.au/program

HOW MUCH: Prices vary for each event


Have you attended Melbourne Food and Wine Festival before?


For other events with French links, check out our What’s on in February article



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