Discover a world of flavours at Adelaide Central Market for Tasting Australia

Things are heating up at the Adelaide Central Market as part of Tasting Australia, with an exciting line-up of free cooking demonstrations featuring some of South Australia’s best chefs.

Throughout Tasting Australia, the Community Kitchen will be the home of Flavours of the Market, where top local chefs will showcase their talents using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients from the Market on May 3rd, May 4th and May 10th, 2024.

Hosts and Masterchef alum, Mandy Hall and Larissa Sewell, will lead the culinary adventures, accompanied by a stellar lineup of chefs and producers including Tom Tilbury, Gabriele Pezzimenti, Rose Adam, Valerie Henbest, Chung Jae Lee and Krish Dutt.

Continuing the Market’s strong partnership with OzHarvest, resident OzHarvest chef Genevieve Harris will also be hosting a zero waste cooking demonstration – where shoppers will learn to get the most out of every ingredient and ensuring nothing goes to waste.

For the young foodies, Saturday’s program will feature kid-friendly cooking demonstrations by the talented crew at Sprout, ensuring a nutritious, fun and educational experience for all ages.

Adelaide Central Market General Manager Fabienne Reilly said shoppers and traders were looking forward to the program of free demonstrations.

“Tasting Australia is about showcasing the best food and produce in South Australia and what better place to do this than at one of the largest undercover fresh produce markets in the Southern Hemisphere. Here you’ll find talented chefs sharing their favourite recipes, discover new ingredients and pick up outstanding fresh local produce.”

“These free cooking demonstrations are really accessible for the community and a great way to support the Tasting Australia event,” Reilly added.

Shoppers can experience the magic of South Australia’s culinary scene as some of SA’s top chefs demonstrate their signature recipes, all while enjoying free live music and world-class Market vibe.

Also part of the Tasting Australia program, shoppers can continue their gastronomic adventure with a free self-guided audio tour of the Market led by foodies Adam Liaw and Katie Spain. Explore the Market’s diverse food offerings, multi-generational traders and hidden foodie gems while indulging your culinary curiosity.

Flavours of the Market:

  • Friday, May 3rd, from 4pm (Co-Host: Mandy Hall)
    • Tom Tilbury – Owner, Gather & Aces Chinatown
    • Gabriele Pezzimenti – Executive Chef, Market & Meander
    • Rose Adam – Owner, The Middle Store
  • Saturday, May 4th, from 9:30am
    • Kid Friendly Cooking by Sprout
    • Free face painting
    • 3 Hours Free Parking at UPark Grote and UPark Andrew when shoppers validate their ticket at The Market Stall
      *Offer not valid at UPark Central Market
  • Friday, May 10th, from 2:30pm (Co-Host: Larissa Sewell)
    • Krish Dutt – Executive Chef, Tunki
    • Chung Jae Lee – Chef & Owner, Seoul Sisters
    • Valerie Henbest – Owner, The Smelly Cheese Co
    • Genevieve Harris – OzHarvest

Flavours of the Market

3rd, 4th & 10th of May, 2024

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