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“One Day” Indigenous Weekend Roars Into Freo Gala Evening 27th, Casual 28th January

January 10, 2018 Events / Whats On No Comments Email Email

Fremantle is giving “One Day”, the national indigenous celebration of Australian life a firecracker start in WA with 2 pops ups roaring into the nights of Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th January 2018 – celebrating bush tucker, live art and entertainment.

These spectacular weekend events have been created by Chef Zach Green  (who effortlessly realizes fine bush food menus between WA and NT); – Freo’s own superlative café Moore & Moore and Perth’s Paul Iskov’s pop up regional secret bush dining company Fervor.

“Food Brings Us Together’ is the tag line for the 27/1 opening gala event at B Shed, 1 Peter Hughes Drive Fremantle, from 5.30 to 9.30pm

Chef Zach, Moore & Moore and Fervor are highlighting indigenous food and the stories and connections behind each original dish on Zach’s menu.

“We know that food is the great life connector. Every billabong, every beach, every forest track has it’s own stories that tribal people share everyday but that so many of us don’t have access to hearing and sharing.”

“We will be sharing the stories of how food is imagined, how it is gathered or caught, how it’s prepared and eventually shared. We are all about promoting positive images of IndigenousAustralians and an understanding of the ancient knowledge that has cared forthis land for so long.”

27/1”s Food Brings Us Together’s evening will open with a traditional smoking ceremony, followed by tastings, 6 courses and petit fours. Matching wines from Denmark’s Brave New Wines are included with dinner.

Costed at $195 per person (all inclusive) this is a not-for-profit gala– proceeds will go directly to the Elijah Foundation that realizes Zach Green’s ambition to see more indigenous chefs in the hospitality industry.  (5.30pm to 9.30 pm)*

28/1’s “Food Draws Us Together”, the second and Sunday event is run by the same team and held at Moore & Moore’s popular café at 42 Henry Street #Building 46.  It is a wider more casual gig from 4 pm to 9 pm.  Entry is $13.75

Tickets include, a drink on arrival, exclusive access to the one night only exhibition up stairs, entry to the exuberant works of Ashley Sutton, music and entertainment!  You can buy easily and reasonably from the fabulous bush tucker on offer.

Booking on line is advised, although there will be some last minute tickets available at the door

*The Elijah Foundation supports young indigenous chefs across Australia with school fees, knife kits and uniforms.  He opens his own restaurant Elijah’s in Darwin in April 1018 

For further media information contact Rea Francis

Editor’s notes

Chef Zach Green

Chef Zach Green is an Indigenous Chef with a dream: to take and define Australian indigenous food to the world. He takes great pride in his aboriginal heritage and has launched a movement to celebrate and share Australian native cuisine through the restaurants where he works, the chef schools where he teaches, and Elijah’s Foundation which offers support to young indigenous people who want to become chefs.

Moore & Moore

Moore & Moore has established a reputation as a supplier of quality, wholesome, healthy food and drinks that taste great and own the popular Moore & Moore Café They use only the highest quality of ingredients and products from the best local suppliers, served in their freshest condition.  Their enthusiastic staff is encouraged to use their creativity to create inspiring new dishes and drinks


Fervor harness locally sourced native produce and share it with diners at unique locations across WA, including salt lakes, beautiful bush land and pristine beaches.

Fervor works in partnership with local communities, Traditional Owners and businesses to promote the beauty and assets of each region across the country. With strong ties to the land and environment, Fervor leaves notrace of an event upon completion.

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