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Melbourne Food Experiences

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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There is no better way to enjoy the best of the Melbourne food scene than with a guided tour to the city’s top food stores, followed by a meal at Supernormal restaurant.

On this food tour you will explore lanes, alleys and grand boulevards to enjoy tastings at Ganache Chocolate and the iconic Gewürzhaus Spice Store. Then meander through Chinatown for egg tarts and authentic samosa, then to the wonderful Spring Street Grocery for farmhouse cheese.

Then make your way along the restaurant-filled Flinders Lane precinct before arriving at Supernormal.

Here you will enjoy a four course meal of signature dishes. Entrees include the stunning prawn and chicken dumplings with chilli and vinegar sauce plus the amazing twice cooked duck with soft buns and plum sauce.

For main course enjoy slow cooked Szechuan lamb to share with spring onion pancake and coriander paste.

Two glasses of wine are included for each guest. Extra drinks can be purchased.

Dessert is a real highlight too with the famous peanut butter parfait with salted caramel sauce topped with soft chocolate.

This Food Tour with Supernormal Restaurant is the perfect way to discover Melbourne and enjoy an award-winning food experience.

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This food-filled walking tour leads guests to the latest and greatest of Melbourne restaurants, food stores and culinary icons. Explore lanes, alleys and grand boulevards to find the latest foodie hot spots.

Enjoy a serious coffee and Argentinean pastry at San Telmo restaurant then explore the cities diverse culinary history with tastings at foodie hot-spots.

Taste awesome gelati, farmhouse cheese, handmade samosas, Chinese egg tarts and decadent truffles from Ganache Chocolate.

The tour will also include a visit through the restaurant-filled Flinders Lane precinct to the award winning Cumulus Inc restaurant for a glass of wine and shared plates.

Guests will have a great understanding of the local food scene and will never go hungry in Melbourne.

Enjoy delicious tastings and see food hot-spots you never knew existed.

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Get the insiders knowledge on this city’s very best food destinations hosted by an expert food guide on Melbourne After Dark.

You will begin your journey with a visit to Supernormal to enjoy a glass of wine with chicken and prawn dumplings, plus the delicious twice cooked duck.

Then, explore the vibrant Flinders Lane precinct to see some of best restaurants in town plus the ever-changing display of street art.

This is followed by a visit to Union Electric Bar to enjoy their very own invention, the Lola cocktail plus snacks.

Then it is time to explore Chinatown and learn a little about the history, people and food culture of this unique precinct.

Finally, you will make your way to Boilermaker House for one of their signature cocktails which will be matched with some delicious snacks.

A perfect finish to an after dark exploration of Melbourne and all it has to offer food lovers - a private tasting tour.

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The perfect way to explore the Melbourne food scene on your own private tasting tour.

Learn about the amazing restaurants, cocktail bars and eateries that make modern Melbourne such a fascinating place.

The tour kicks off at Federation Square and makes its way through the beautiful arcades and alleys that define the city.

Enjoy stunning handmade chocolates at the Ganache Chocolate Salon and visit the Gewürzhaus spice store to learn about native Australian ingredients. Plus enjoy tastings of Victorian olive oil and regional honey.

Discover hidden lanes lined with cafes and restaurants before making your way into Little Bourke Street district where we enjoy Chinese egg tarts and authentic Indian samosas.

Then it is on to Spring Street for an opportunity to visit an underground maturation cellar and tastings of amazing farmhouse cheeses and then enjoy the best seasonal artisan-made gelato.

The tour also showcases the latest and greatest restaurants and cocktail bars of Myers Place and Flinders Lane.

The tour winds up with a visit to award-winning Supernormal restaurant to enjoy dumplings, twice cooked duck and and a glass of wine.

At the conclusion of this tour you will understand why Melbourne is the ultimate food city in Australia.

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Explore this city by night and discover some of the best food destinations in Melbourne, all hosted by an expert food guide.

Begin your journey with a visit to Supernormal to enjoy a glass of wine with chicken and prawn dumplings, plus the delicious twice cooked duck.

This is followed by a visit to Boilermaker House for one of their signature cocktails which will be matched with some delicious snacks.

Then it is time to explore Chinatown and learn a little about the history, people and food culture of this unique precinct.

Finally, you make your way to Annam restaurant to indulge in chef Jerry Mai’s amazing four course Vietnamese food.

Start with hiramasa kingfish sashimi, braised ox tail dumplings and cuttlefish with prickly ash.

The multi course feast continues with chiang mai pork sausages, plus smoked mackerel with coconut relish.

The main course is coconut roasted Milawa chicken accompanied by fried rice and morning glory.

Finally, finish this fabulous meal with waffle coated fried ice cream and salted caramel.

Includes two glasses of wine per person.

This is an unmissable combination of food tour and restaurant dining. Perfect for corporate entertainment and social get togethers.

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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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This guided tasting tour of the Melbourne food scene is your way to learn about the amazing restaurants, cocktail bars and eateries that make modern Melbourne such a fascinating place.

Enjoy stunning handmade chocolates at the Ganache Chocolate Salon and visit the Gewürzhaus spice store to learn about native Australian ingredients. Plus enjoy tastings of Victorian olive oil and regional honey.

Discover hidden lanes lined with cafes and restaurants before making your way into Little Bourke Street district where we enjoy Chinese egg tarts and authentic Indian samosas.

Then it is on to Spring Street to visit an underground maturation cellar and taste some amazing farmhouse cheeses and to enjoy artisan-made gelato at the Spring Street Grocer.

The tour also showcases the latest and greatest restaurants and cocktail bars of Myers Place and Flinders Lane.

The tour winds up with a visit to your choice from one of these two premium restaurants:

Taxi restaurant: Three signature tastes served with a glass of wine.
or
Transit Rooftop Bar: A Spicy lamb bun and a Transit signature cocktail.

At the conclusion of this Melbourne tour, you will understand why this is the ultimate food city in Australia.

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Melbourne is renowned for its food and wine scene. Every city street and laneway has options for great dining and cocktails. Your professional guide will take you to eat and drink at the very best places Melbourne has to offer.

First up is Spring Street Cheese Room for tastings from their cheese maturation cellar. And you cannot leave without a visit to the Spring Street Gelato counter.

Next is a famous expresso martini at the beautiful 1806 Cocktail Bar.

Then it is time to explore Chinatown and learn a little about the history, people and food culture of this unique precinct.

Weave your way through the back streets to a tiny bar called Union Electric to enjoy an expertly made Lola cocktail and snacks.

Next up, visit Flinders Lane to learn about its vibrant restaurant scene, and to pick up a take-away lobster roll from the award-winning Supernormal Restaurant.

Finally, we make your way to Transit Rooftop Bar to enjoy a final cocktail with snacks from the kitchen team.

What a great way to discover Melbourne's fabulous dining and cocktail scene on this amazing Eat Drink Melbourne tour.

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Melbourne is renowned for its food and wine scene. Every city street and laneway has options for great dining and also great drinking.

Join award winning cocktail expert Sebastian Reaburn on a tour exploring the very best bars of Melbourne. These cocktail bars are often hidden in hard to find places, tucked away in laneways or even on noodle shop roofs.

The tour takes in some iconic Melbourne venues, discovers some of the largely unknown bars and gives you the low-down on where the local cocktail industry hang out on their nights off.

Tastings will include expertly crafted cocktails, matched with a delicious snacks at five different bars. Melbourne Food Experiences don't want to give away all of their secrets, but it will kick off with a duck waffle and something special to drink at Cumulus Up.

For the insiders knowledge on this city’s very best bars, join Sebastian on this unique Melbourne Cocktail and Bar Tour.

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This tour is the perfect way to explore the exciting Melbourne food scene. This walking, talking and tasting discovery will guide you through Melbourne’s most delicious foodie secrets.

Along the way you will learn about Melbourne's fascinating food history, culture and architecture. The tour kicks off at Federation Square and makes its way through the beautiful lanes, arcades and alleys that define modern Melbourne.

The group will enjoy tastings at the best and most interesting chocolate stores, bakeries and spice stores. Then it is off to Chinatown where you will enjoy Chinese egg tarts and authentic Indian samosas.

Then it is onto Spring Street Grocer for Italian artisan gelato followed by tastings in their cheese maturation cellar.

Your final destination will be for a glass of wine and shared plates at Supernormal and latest addition to the renowned Andrew McConnell restaurant group.

A culinary tour de force to the very best Melbourne has to offer.

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This is an amazing way to explore and enjoy the best of contemporary Melbourne cuisine. A guided tour where you visit this city’s top food stores which concludes with a dining experience at the fabulous Taxi restaurant.

Visit specialty food stores to experience a local olive oil and taste the very best honey at the Beechworth Honey Shop.

Enjoy stunning handmade chocolates at Ganache Chocolate Salon and visit Gewürzhaus spice store to learn about native Australian ingredients.

Perusing the beautiful arcades of Melbourne, we stop off for a classic Melbourne take-away coffee (of course).

Discover hidden lanes lined with cafes and restaurants before making your way into the Asian district to enjoy authentic Indian samosas.

On entering Taxi restaurant, you will be surrounded by breathtaking views of iconic Melbourne and partake in a multi-course meal of signature dishes.

Entrees include candied pork, pickled papaya and red nam jim (signature dish) and rare seared tuna, pickled ginger, mint, wasabi, shichimi pepper (accompaniments change seasonally).

Your main course is szechuan duck with hot Vietnamese mint salad and five spice caramel.

This fabulous meal will be completed with a cheese and sweet treats. Two glasses of Victorian wine are included for each guest.

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Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia

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