The Masters and The Apprentices - Degustation


The grand finale to Ballarat Good Food Month - experience a 6-course degustation dinner with matching wines created by 6 top-line chefs from Melbourne and Ballarat and apprentices from FedUni TAFE's cookery programs.

Book now for an incredible culinary experience

The brainchild of FedUni TAFE cookery teacher, Ryan Pearce, himself an experienced chef with extensive experience in one, two and three-hatted restaurants in Melbourne - this is an experience not to be missed.

Monday 30 November - 6pm

$150 per person (all inclusive)
Bookings essential - 03 5327 8263

The masters

Our master chefs include Matt Dempsey of Gladioli and Tulip fame, Luigi Bazzani (OAM), founder and owner of Warrenmang Vineyard and Bazzani Wines, acclaimed dessert chef, Phillipa Sibley Cook, Matt Germanchis, former Head Chef of Pei Modern, Melbourne and now running Pei Modern, Sydney, Daniel Southern, former executive chef of Melbourne restaurant Comme, Ballarat food champion and chef Suzi Fitzpatrick, and Damien Jones owner and head chef of Ballarat's Catfish Thai.  

The amazing culinary creations will be matched with wine selections from wine master, John Harris of Mitchell Harris Wines.

The apprentices

Each master chef will have three apprentices assigned to them - with each required to submit recipes that showcase the bountiful, quality fresh produce from across the Ballarat region.

The venue

Well known in Ballarat for the high-quality dining experience provided by our cookery students, FedUni TAFE's Prospects training restaurant will shine as it opens its doors for this very special Good Food Ballarat event.

Federation University Australia
SMB Campus | 107 Lydiard Street South | J Building
Ballarat, Victoria 3350 

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