To celebrate the launch of their new fresh food market hall, The Glen in Melbourne’s south-east is gearing up to host their Your Market Festival with the culinary event highlighting Melbourne’s thriving and diverse food culture.
The free festival from Thursday 19 October to Sunday 22 October includes four days filled with cooking demonstrations, kids entertainment, giveaways and tasty samples to enjoy.
MasterChef contestant and renowned ‘golden ball dessert creator’ Michelle Lukman, Chef Adam D’Sylva from CBD restaurants Coda and Tonka and “The Wholehearted Cook” Dani Venn will showcase their famous and favourite recipes and share their tips to recreate their delicious dishes at home.
Across the weekend kids will love rolling up their sleeves and getting involved in workshops with Andy Trieu, the Kitchen Ninja from SBS’ Kitchen Whiz and there will also be fairy floss, a food-inspired balloon artist and colouring stations thanks to Crayola.
To make cooking at home even more convenient, The Glen’s complimentary Produce Butcher will also be on hand to help with chopping, dicing and preparing fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs to cut down shoppers time in the kitchen.
Customers are sure to be struck by the works of Italian-born, Sydney-based artist and Instagram sensation Daniele Barresi who hosting his ‘Food as Art’ exhibition along with entertaining visitors carving edible art with everything from paw paws to pumpkins.
Along with tasty samples, to sustain themselves mid-shop guests will be treated to complimentary sweet treats and a glass of Chandon bubbles, live entertainment will entertain the crowds and a team of handy helpers will be on hand to help shoppers to their cars.
The Glen’s new fresh food market hall which opens on Thursday 19 October, will offer customers 60 boutique food retailers and specialty stores, complementing the convenience of Australia’s three leading supermarkets – Aldi, Coles and Woolworths all available on one level.
When: 19 ~ 22 October 2017
Where: The Glen, 235 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley
More information: Check out their What’s On page for the event’s program