Omnivore World Tour Coming to Good Food Month

Sydney food lovers have another reason to get excited about the upcoming Good Food Month in October. Omnivore, the French food festival making its way around the world with some of the world’s top young chefs will be part of Sydney’s Good Food Month, with a series of culinary events running from 3-6 October.

Omnivore Jeune Cuisine
Omnivore Sydney Launch at The Woods

Omnivore, dubbed as “100% jeune cuisine”, is the brainchild of Luc Dubanchet. First launched in 2012, the Omnivore World Tour has travelled to New York, Paris, Geneva, Istanbul, Shanghai, Brussells, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Moscow, Montreal and Shanghai – and drawn chefs from France, Asia, the United States, Spain and the United Kingdom.

At the official launch of Omnivore Sydney yesterday at The Woods restaurant, MC Simon Thomsen and Joanna Savill of Good Food Month introduced the four day event which will have  20 chefs from France, America and Australia, across 20 masterclasses, a series of Amazing Dinners in top Sydney restaurants, surprise Pop-Up venues and a Grand Finale party. These chefs, along with local talent will give a unique insight in to individual techniques and kitchen passion.

International Chefs include:

Sven Chartier – Saturne (Paris, France)
Derek Dammann – Maison Publique (Montreal)
James Henry – Bones (Paris, France)
Thomas Lim – Goldie’s (Los Angeles, USA)
Michael Meredith – Meredith’s, Auckland New Zealand)

Australian Chefs include:
Colin Fassnidge – Four in Hand,
Carla Jones4Fourteen
Hamish InghamThe Woods and Bar H
Matt Lindsay – post Billy Kwong, setting up own restaurant, Ester
Ross Lusted – The Bridge Room,
James Parry – Daniel Puskas – Six Penny
Pasi Petanen – post Marque, setting up own restaurant, Cafe Paci in Surry Hills
Luke PowellTetsuya’s
Darren RobertsonThree Blue Ducks

Omnivore Sydney Program

The Four Seasons Hotel Sydney will be accommodating the international chefs, and its restaurant The Woods will be a participant in the Amazing Dinners on two nights.

More information will be available closer to the date. In the meantime, mark your diaries for 3-6 October inclusive.


Next… Omnivore Amazing Dinner with Sven Chartier and Sixpenny.


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.