Melbourne is considered the food capital of Australia and Queen Victoria Market the jewel in the crown.
Visit the meat and seafood hall, explore the stunning deli hall and wander through aisle after aisle of fresh, seasonal produce. Enjoy perfectly made coffee, delicious Greek dips, freshly opened oysters and warm-from-the-oven Turkish pastries.
You'll go to the renowned Books for Cooks store, Melbourne’s best place to find new and old books about wine, food and the culinary arts.
A local tram will bring you to the centre of Melbourne’s historical arcades precinct. Learn about Melbourne's early history and the Gold Rush of the 1850’s which gave rise to these beautiful laneways.
Enjoy stunning handmade chocolates at the Ganache Chocolate Salon and visit the Gewürzhaus spice store to learn about native Australian ingredients. Plus tastings of Victorian olive oil and regional honey.
Discover hidden lanes lined with cafes and restaurants before making your way into Little Bourke Street and the Chinatown district.
The final destination is Spring Street Grocer for Italian artisan gelato in a host of daily changing flavours.
This really is a culinary tour de force to the very best food Melbourne has to offer led by local food experts.
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Private bookings only. Events in the Melbourne Food Experiences program are perfect for fun, social occasions with family, friends and corporate teams.
Melbourne Food Experiences is your entry point to a huge array of cooking classes, corporate team-building activities, food tours, staff events, functions and restaurant private dining. All are run in partnership with top local chefs, chocolatiers, bakers, wine experts, restaurants, bars and cooking schools to offer an amazing range of food and wine experiences.
Allan Campion, the founder of Melbourne Food Experiences, draws on the extensive connections he has made to offer a complete events service to ensure a seamless experience.
Allan Campion’s Melbourne Food Experiences is the fast track to gaining an understanding of what’s going on in the restaurant, specialist food shop and café scene. A veteran of the city’s food scene, this former chef and author has found his niche sharing what he knows about Melbourne’s soft spot for eating and drinking. Which is a lot. He gets a kick out of guiding the hungry tourist into places most Melbournians don’t know exist.
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