Truffle Celebration Day – Melbourne

Prahran Market will play host to the Ultimate Truffle Celebration Day on Sunday 8 July to celebrate Australia’s Winter Truffle season.

Organised by Australia’s foremost truffle specialists, Friend & Burrell and Prahran Market’s very own Damian ‘The Mushroom Man’ Pike, the event will explore the delights of Tuber Melanosporum – The Black Truffle – through a series of demonstrations by some of Melbourne’s best chefs.

The free event will centre around the Omega and Neil Perry Kitchen, where demonstrations will be held to create a series of exciting dishes to whet guests’ appetites. Experts, including renowned truffle grower Peter Marshall, will be on hand to answer questions about this mysterious, yet surprisingly accessible food.

Chefs include:

  • Steven Nairn – Chef, Scott Pickett Group
  • Nick Woods – Head Chef and Owner, Rambler
  • Andy Harmer – Exec. Chef, QT Melbourne
  • Daniel Giraldo – Head Chef, MahaPrahran Market’s traders will be joining in the celebration by selling truffle based products and dishes created especially for the occasion.Of course, visitors can visit Damian Pike Mushrooms and get some truffles to take home so they can put into practice what they’ve learnt and impress their friends and family with this unique ingredient.


WHAT: Truffle Celebration Day event
WHEN: Sunday 8 July, 10am – 4pm
WHERE: Prahran Market, 163 Commercial Road, South Yarra

WHO: Friend & Burrell and Damian Pike bring together some of Melbourne’s top chefs and experts to demonstrate exciting truffle dishes and answer questions. Traders will offer special truffle based products and dishes.
To celebrate the Australian’s Winter Truffle season and to showcase the best truffles while highlighting their uses and accessibility.

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Prahran Market, 163 Commercial Road, South Yarra, 3141

**Information & Images Courtesy of Prahran Market – Leanne Baker

Connie Lambeth

The Australia Times News

Editor GOURMET – Food/Wine/Events

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