Sometimes a rumble in the belly isn’t too bad – not when you’ve got a month-long program of food events igniting the city! Good Food Month presented by Citi, in association with Visit Perth, has returned to Perth for April. From the thirsty to the hungry, those that love the classics to those that love a culinary adventure, Good Food Month has something for everyone’s taste and tummy!
We’ve sorted a whole host of incredible food events into categories so you can start mapping out your food adventure today.
FOOD PLUS MORE – Whether it’s a masterclass, food served with a side of Soprano, or some impromptu singing, here’s some food events where more is more
Fraser’s Restaurant | Fraser’s Seafood Cooking Class
Let yourself be taken on a culinary journey at Fraser’s Restaurant in beautiful Kings Park. This experience is more than just a cooking class – it’s for those who want to impress their foodie crew at their next BBQ or dinner. Learn how to cook fish, crabs, sustainable Fremantle octopus and more! You will
– receive a complimentary glass of Idée Fixe on arrival
– learn how to prepare five different seafood dishes
– indulge in the food you prepare
– enjoy an unforgettable time at Fraser’s Restaurant.
Brookfield Place | The Perfect Place for a Pairing
Enjoy operatic moments from The Barber of Seville in an exclusive culinary journey with drinks and tasting menus by the award-winning venues at Brookfield Place.
Two Feet & a Heartbeat | Progressive Dining Tour
Savour three-courses of wonderful food (beverages included) at three of Perth’s finest restaurants. Strolling between each venue, your guide will regale you with stories of interesting spaces where you’ll discover art, heritage buildings and tales about Perth’s history. Treat yourself to this beautiful evening, where you’ll make memories with newfound friends and old!
Mary Street Bakery | Good Food Month Special Donuts
All will be unveiled in this tasty mystery! Follow the clues! Wait for the announcement! This is Good Food Month’s version of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Dough! Each Monday during Good Food Month, Mary Street Bakery will create a new Special Donut… The flavour will be announced on Facebook and Instagram every Monday and available until Sunday… Will you beat your friends to the delicious treasure?!
PASS THE PASSPORT – From flying in chefs to Perth from other parts of the country to trying regional cuisine, you’ll be a well-fed food tourist this April
Rockpool Bar & Grill | The Rockpool Quartet Dinner
Rockpool Dining Group brings its premium restaurants to Perth for one night only. Rockpool Bar & Grill at Crown Perth welcomes Head Chefs from Rosetta, Spice Temple and Saké Restaurant & Bar at this inaugural co-hosted dinner, with each Chef contributing a special dish to the menu that showcases local West Australian produce.
Guests will experience the regional Chinese flavours of Spice Temple, the exquisite super-fusion flavours of Saké, the delicate and traditional hand-made pasta of Rosetta, alongside a collection of much-loved, classic dishes from Rockpool Bar & Grill. Paired with beautiful West Australian wines, this is a first-of-its-kind dinner experience at the legendary Rockpool Bar & Grill Perth.
Mayfair Lane | The Traveller’s Long Lunch
Brush off your passport for a culinary journey throughout Europe and The Americas. Join head chef Andrew Third and sommelier Foni Pollitt for The Traveller’s Long Lunch. An adventure through Italy, France, Austria, Germany, The Americas, Spain and Portugal awaits. Tickets are strictly limited for this fabulous event!
Chakra Restaurant | Unexplored India Dinner
Explore the unexplored Indian cuisine through Chakra’s exclusive four-course set menu that showcases some of the lesser-known (but incredibly delicious) dishes from different geographical regions of India.
WINE NOT? Like your food served with a tasty tipple? Here are some events where food, wine and beer share the limelight
North Bird Wine Store and Bar | Wine in the Dark
Wine snob or enthusiastic amateur, join North Bird’s sommelier and team for a night of paired wines over a three-course meal. The curated wines will represent four price points – but does expensive wine really taste better? Put your wine knowledge to the test by guessing the varietal and price. A short presentation after dinner with the sommelier will explore the wines and why they were chosen. If your skills allow you to be the wine master for the night, a prestigious bottle of wine awaits you…
The Island | Little Island Brewing Tasting Paddle + Three-course Feast
For Good Food Month, The Island is bringing their love of beer and food together. Their Irish-inspired autumn menu uses one of their unique house-brewed beers in each dish.
The Guildford Hotel | Autumn Wine Dinner
Enjoy a taste of Autumn at The Guildford Hotel with a shared feasting experience paired with Leeuwin Estate wines. Set in the Vaudeville Room upstairs of the Guildford Hotel, surrounded by old charm and historic touches from days past, you’ll feast on shared platters featuring The Guildford Hotel’s iconic meats smoked in-house by our Pit Master and Head Chef, Chris Lee, who designed the menu to complement the wines from Leeuwin Estate.
Shadow Wine Bar | Otto Volte
Otto Volte, ‘Eight Times’ is an evening curated by Shadow Wine Bar leaders, Rachael Hughes and Anthony Yuill. From Anthony, an eight-course dining experience showcasing the best of WA produce. From Rachael, a wine list showcasing the world’s most prized regions. From Shadow, a degustation brought to fruition with both ingredient and wine in mind.
Tiny’s | At the Pass
Every Wednesday to Saturday during Good Food Month, two seats will be available at the pass. These front row seats will give you the perfect view of the chefs in action. Enjoy a seven-course menu and a cocktail upon arrival, with bubbles and wines to match.
SPECIAL FOOD EVENTS NOT TO MISS – From Good Food Month feature events, to one-off opulent opportunities, here’s our edit of not-to-be-missed dining experiences!
The Standard | Lazy Weekends
The weekly rotating Lazy Weekends special is the perfect excuse to round up your friends this Good Food Month for a Saturday or Sunday afternoon tipple in the wine garden. Served Northbridge-style on a lazy susan, each platter is designed to be shared by up to four people.
Brookfield Place | Glasshouse Dining
Perth’s most exclusive dining experience is back! Glasshouse Dining at Brookfield Place is a first for Perth, providing something truly unique for customers this Good Food Month. Book private dining in your very own Glasshouse with menus from Print Hall & The Heritage Wine Bar.
Words by Bec Foley.