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Cuisine and culture collide at Taste of Melbourne this summer at the MCG

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With a daring new vision celebrating Melbourne’s vibrant food and culture scene, an iconic new home at the Melbourne Cricket Ground’s Yarra Park and a new summer date – 30 November to 3 December 2017Taste of Melbourne in partnership with Electrolux will host an extravagant four-day feast for all senses.

For the first time, Taste of Melbourne will pair the city’s favourite chefs with creative counterparts – from fashion designers and sculptors to graffiti artists and illustrators – and curate a series of exciting culinary collaborations unique to the festival, which is celebrating its 10th birthday in Melbourne.

Over four days, MCG’s Yarra Park will become a sophisticated playground for art and entertainment enthusiasts, culinary connoisseurs, gig-goers and passionate producers as the city unites to welcome summer in style with good vibes and great taste.

The reimagined Taste Festival is launching an exciting new program for all senses, including:

  • 10th Birthday Bash to kick off the festival, fueled by legendary culinary collaborations, fine wine and fun

  • An After Dark Party in the park with exclusive gigs by local bands and DJs

  • The Marketplace with wares from Melbourne’s favourite makers, designers and artisan producers

  • Intimate masterclasses in Electrolux Chefs’ Secrets to cook then dine with  the city’s top chefs and cooking demonstrations in the Electrolux Taste Theatre in association with Etihad Airways  

  • A Family Fun Day for a kid-approved Sunday outing

  • VIP experiences for friends to feast together in exclusive Taste Tipis or private Garden Bar Bungalows

Taste of Melbourne tickets will be on sale from 5 October starting with weekly specials. Stay up-to-date by signing up for the newsletter here.

What: Taste of Melbourne

When: Thursday 30 November to Sunday 3 December 2017

Where: Yarra Park (MCG), Wellington Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002

Tickets: On sale from 5 October 2017

Taste of Melbourne in partnership with Electrolux and major partners: Etihad Airways, AMEX, Lurpak, Estrella and the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC). For more information on Taste of Melbourne, please visit the website

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