Thursday, 23 March 2017

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Orange F.O.O.D Week

Visit the food and wine producing region of Orange in Central NSW from 31 March to 9 April and celebrate 25 years of Orange F.O.O.D Week, one of the longest running food festivals in Australia. Taste incredible local produce and meet talented locals along including chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, winemakers, cooks and food producers.

Here are nine F.O.O.D Week events not to be missed:
  1. F.O.O.D HQ at The Agrestic Grocer: Meet local chefs and producers and taste their specialties during a series of talks and cooking demonstrations at Orange food store and café, The Agrestic Grocer. Events will be held every day across the festival featuring producers including Kurrafalls Farm, TheGarlicSmith and Suspicious Squirrel Apple Cider
  2. F.O.O.D Week Night Market F.O.O.D Week Night Market: Wander the stalls in Robertson Park featuring a range of the Orange Region’s best chefs, cooks, caterers, providores, wine, cider and beer makers before grabbing a table and dining under the stars. Friday 31 March, 5:30 to 8:30pm 
  3. The Amazing Race F.O.O.D Rally: Drive yourself crazy on a rally that lets you enjoy all our glorious region has to offer. Morning tea, long table lunch and prizes included. Sunday 2 April, 9am to 2pm
  4. 100 Mile Dinner, Molong: Don’t miss one of the most iconic events on the F.O.O.D Week calendar – dining under the stars on Molong’s Village Green. Feast on food sourced from Bathurst, Cowra, Molong, Mudgee and Orange, accompanied with the regions finest wines, prepared by some of the towns’ best chefs and cooks. Monday 3 April, 6pm
  5. Duntryleague F.O.O.D Week Plate: Enjoy a three day golfing event consisting of 54 holes (3 x daily individual Stableford) with a three-course presentation dinner on the last evening of the event at Duntryleague Golf Course. Monday 3 April to Wednesday 5 April
  6. The Full Circle with David Tsirekas: Renowned Greek chef David Tsirekas joins The Agrestic Grocer, Badlands Brewery, Second Mouse Cheese Co & Fresh Pastures Pork to tell a story of sustainability. Taste the fruits of their labour — five delicious courses with matching Ross Hill wine or Badlands Beer. Friday 7 April, 6:30pm–10pm
  7. Pochi PopUp at Rowlee Wines: Experience a traditional Italian polenta party to celebrate harvest. An evening of good food, wine, music & people. Friday 7 April, 7pm to 11pm.
  8. Sunday Producers’ Market & Brunch Sunday Producers’ Market and Brunch: Enjoy brunch prepared by well-known cooks and producers in one of Orange’s most beautiful settings, Cook Park. There will be cooking demos by Orange’s up and coming chefs and stroll the market to taste and purchase local produce to take home. Sunday 9 April, 8:30am to 12:30pm
  9. Pilu and Angullong Wines at Bell Hill: Chef Giovanni Pilu from award-winning restaurant, Pilu at Freshwater together with Angullong Wines presents two intimate functions for lunch or dinner. Giovanni will create a menu using produce straight from the paddock and match the meal with Angullong’s premium wines. Sunday 9 April, 11:30am & 6:30pm

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