ORANGE F.O.O.D WEEK

2022 F.O.O.D Week Program

Orange F.O.O.D Week  |  1 – 10 April 2022

Orange F.O.O.D Week is Australia’s longest running regional food festival and has been acclaimed as one of Australia’s top ten food festivals. The 10 day community festival is being held from Friday 1st April to Sunday 10th April 2022 and celebrates the Orange region’s diverse and high quality food and wine. It showcases the farmers who grow it, as well as the local chefs, cooks, restaurateurs and caterers that create extraordinary dishes with it.

Tickets for F.O.O.D Signature Events are now on sale and you can view the full digital program to view all events organised for the 10 day festival and plan your F.O.O.D Week for 2022.

F.O.O.D Week Tasting Trail Walking Tour

The Tasting Trail guided tour is an easy one-kilometre walk, suitable for all levels of fitness. The trail takes you through the historic town centre of Orange, learning firsthand why […]

Orange Visitor Information Centre

151 Byng Street Orange
Time: 09:00 - 12:00
Cost: $115

William Kentridge Exhibition

This Exhibition: ‘William Kentridge – I am not me, the horse is not mine’, is touring from the Art Gallery of New South Wales. On show at Orange Regional Gallery […]

Orange Regional Gallery

151 Byng Street Orange
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Cost: Free

Hands on Cider Making Workshops

Visit one of Australia’s most awarded cider makers and join them to learn about what makes cider apples special, explore traditional cider making techniques and get hands-on crushing and pressing […]

Small Acres Cyder

12 Akhurst Road Nashdale
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Cost: $35

ORANGE F.O.O.D WEEK HQ

Visit F.O.O.D Headquarters, the heart of the F.O.O.D Week festivities, at the Orange Visitor Information Centre, for current information about what’s on and where to go every day. F.O.O.D HQ […]

Orange Visitor and Information Centre and Regional Museum

151 Byng Street Orange
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Cost: Free

Fermented Drinks Workshop

Learn about the main types of healthy fermented drinks: kombucha, water kefir, cider vinegar and kvass. Understand the differences in both the methods of fermentation and the end product. Discover […]

Project Room

48 Silverdown Way Orange
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Cost: $55

Eye Candy

Eye Candy: something superficially attractive to look at. Join a stellar line up of local Central West artists as they delve into their interpretation of Eye Candy. Will they hold […]

The Peisley St Gallery

54 Peisley Street Orange
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Cost: Free

Colour City Creatives Cornucopia Art Exhibition

Orange Food Festival offers a ‘cornucopia of pleasures’ … see Colour City Creatives artists’ response in a visual feast of the region’s bounty. Friday 1 April to Sunday 3 April […]

Scout Hall

95 Kite Street, Orange
Time: 10.00 - 15.00
Cost: Free entry

Orange F.O.O.D Week Night Market

A friends and family favourite with stalls representing the Orange region’s chefs, cooks, caterers, providores, wine, cider and beer makers, with a focus on the provenance of the local produce. […]

Robertson Park

McNamara Street Orange
Time: 17:30 - 20:30
Cost: $5pp

See Saw Exclusive Vineyard Walk & Luxury Lunch

This small group event is not to be missed! Join Graham Gregory Award winner, Justin Jarrett of See Saw wines, for an in-depth and informative walk through one of his […]

See Saw Balmoral Vineyard

101 Caldwell Lane, Borenore
Time: 11.00-15.30
Cost: $395

Ross Hill Cooking Class with Michael Manners

Join them for a Cooking Class with Michael Manners to create delicious dishes using the best of Orange’s local, seasonal produce. The Barrel & Larder is a custom designed cooking […]

Barrel and Larder

Ross Hill Winery Orange
Time: 11:00 - 14:00
Cost: $140

Charcuterie Amongst The Vines At Dindima

Enjoy a delicious, local selection of produce, including Cured’s artisan charcuterie, Second Mouse’s handcrafted cheeses and Racine Bakery’s organic breads, paired with their premium wines. Vegetarians and children also catered […]

Dindima Wines

859 Cargo Road Nashdale
Time: 11:30 - 15:30
Cost: $35

F.O.O.D Week – Sampson Street Long Lunch

A long table lunch where people will gather under the Plane Trees in all their Autumnal glory. The Sampson Street Lunch is a unique celebration to be held in an […]

Sampson Street

Sampson Street Orange
Time: 12:00 - 16:00
Cost: $250

Highland Heritage Allstars

Nonna Zina lovingly prepares an array of bellissimo antipasto plates paired with award winning and star studded wines of their latest vintage. Mingle with Miguel Maestre who will be available […]

Highland Heritage Estate

4968 Mitchell Highway Orange
Time: 14:00 - 16:30
Cost: $100

Retro Fruit Preserving

Wind back the clock and learn the art of preserving by the Fowler Vacola method from local expert, Jasmin Bond from Greentrees Gourmet Preserves. Includes afternoon tea and tasting of […]

Greentrees Preserves

4 Shields Lane, Molong
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Cost: $40

Wine School at Mortimers

Swirl, smell and taste your way through a range of wines as you identify and analyse the intricacies of wine aromas and flavours. Led by father and son Peter and […]

Mortimer Wines - Old Schoolhouse Cellar Door

780 Burrendong Way Orange
Time: 17.30 - 19.00
Cost: $75

Sunday Brunch in Orange

Head out to brunch at one of the many cafes open for Sunday Brunch in Orange and the region’s Villages. Ask for their F.O.O.D Week Special! Phone well in advance […]

Various Locations
Time: Various times
Cost: Varies

Nonna and Miguels Long Lunch

Its on again! Join us during Orange F.O.O.D Week where Nonna and Miguel Maestre, Chef and TV personality from the ‘The Living Room’ curate a sumptuous long lunch paired with […]

Highland Heritage

4968 Mitchell Highway Orange
Time: 12:00 - 16:00
Cost: $265

Outstanding in the Village

Join Angullong for their annual Orange F.O.O.D Week event at their ‘Outstanding in the Village’ lunch. Moving from the vineyard, this year’s three-course lunch will be a special wine and […]

Tonic Restaurant

Cnr. Pym and Victoria Streets Millthorpe
Time: 12:00 - 16:00
Cost: $150

Sunday Session with See Saw Wine at Zona

Enjoy an afternoon of food, See Saw wines served from a pushbike and live music in the sun on the lawn at Zona Restaurant and Bar. Please bring a picnic […]

Zona Restaurant and Bar

58 Summer Street Orange
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Cost: $45

Live in the Vines

There is no better way to finish a day in Orange than listen to some of Australia’s finest musicians while enjoying a glass of Swinging Bridge wine at their Hill […]

Swinging Bridge Hill Park Vineyard

701 The Escort Way Orange
Time: 16:00 - 19:30
Cost: $25

Chef Best at Philip Shaw Wines

Mark Best, one of Australia’s most celebrated chefs and a pioneer of the new Australian Cuisine, will be cooking an exclusive dinner at Philip Shaw Winery on Sunday April 3. […]

Philip Shaw Wines Cellar Door

100 Shiralee Road, Orange
Time: 6pm
Cost: $250

F.O.O.D Week Duntryleague Gourmet Golf

Play this 3-day food and wine inspired golf tournament at Duntryleague. Day 1 and 2 is a 36 hole Individual Stableford event, playing for the F.O.O.D Week Plate. This is […]

Duntryleague Golf Club

Woodward Street Orange
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Cost: $280

Shining the light on local producers – a show, tell & taste workshop

Angela from Argyle Saffron shares the secrets of this alluring spice and the challenges of harvest. Winners of a Gold Medal in the Harvey Norman Delicious Awards 2021, their story […]

CWA Hall

Cnr. Lords Place and Byng St Orange
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Cost: $20

The Producer and the Chef – A Wander through a Local Orchard with a Spanish Theme

A collaboration for Orange FOOD Week 2022 where you’ll be able to have a walk through the beautiful orchard Hillside Harvest with Paula Charnock and end up enjoying one of the local […]

Hillside Harvest

1209 The Escort Way, Borenore
Time: 11am
Cost: $160

Canowindra Main St Dinner

Just when many of us thought it was event from a different era, Canowindra with the help of Chef Best will open up its main street for an evening under […]

Main St

Gaskill Street, Canowindra
Time: 6.30pm
Cost: $250

Foodies Tour at Orange Regional Museum

Join us for a F.O.O.D Week guided tour of our local history exhibition Inherit: old and new histories, focusing on objects that speak to the food and agricultural history of […]

Orange Regional Museum

151 Byng Street, Orange
Time: 10.00 - 11.00
Cost: Free

Norland Fig Orchard Tour and Tasting

Come and enjoy a guided tour of the orchard and packing room. They will be offering tastings of their fresh figs, jams, pastes and chutneys and the chance to buy […]

Norland Fig Orchard

158 Bradleys Road Borenore
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Cost: $25

Shining the light on local producers – a show, tell & taste workshop

Apples and Pork. Paula from Thornbrook Orchard, a third-generation orchardist, tells you not only about the life of an apple and which apples work best for eating, and cooking, she […]

CWA Hall

cnr. Lords Place and Byng Street Orange
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Cost: $20

Cargo Road Sunset Tour and Taste #1

Take a tour with the Vigneron, James Sweetapple, through a holistically managed vineyard which is the first EOV certified vineyard in the world! You will taste the grapes, smell the […]

Cargo Road Wines

1064 Cargo Road Lidster
Time: 17:30 - 19:30
Cost: $35

The Producer and the Chef – Digging Doug’s Spuds with Dom Aboud & Richard Learmonth

Local chefs Dom Aboud and Richard Learmonth will be joining forces for one night only this F.O.O.D week to celebrate local farmer and legend Doug Dagg. Both chefs have made […]

The Union Bank

84 Byng Street Orange
Time: 17:45 - 19:30
Cost: $240

Shining the light on local producers – a show, tell & taste workshop

Fresh Figs and Sophie Hansen David from Norland Fig Orchard has 600 trees with the most amazing varieties of figs! He shares his very personal story about how this producer […]

CWA Hall

cnr. Lords Place and Byng Street Orange
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Cost: $20

The Producer and the Chef – Wander through a Local Orchard with a Spanish Theme

A collaboration for Orange FOOD Week 2022 where you’ll be able to have a walk through the beautiful orchard Hillside Harvest with Paula Charnock and end up enjoying one of the local […]

Hillside Harvest

1209 The Escort Way, Borenore
Time: 11am
Cost: $160

The Producer and The Chef – Fourjay Farm Hazelnuts x Antica

A four course local hazelnut inspired menu, including Antica Australis’ hazelnut risotto as well as a main dish of beef sirloin with a hazelnut and coffee sauce. Also starring Antica’s […]

Antica Australis

2 Belubula Street Carcoar
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
Cost: $130

Shining the light on local producers – a show, tell & taste workshop

Garlic & Chicken Dougal from Boutique Garlic combines many different methods to grow food, including conventional, organic, biodynamic, holistic and scientific. With acres of garlic under production, he will share […]

CWA Hall

cnr. Lords Place and Byng Street Orange
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Cost: $20

Foodies Tour at Orange Regional Museum

Join us for a F.O.O.D Week guided tour of our local history exhibition Inherit: old and new histories, focusing on objects that speak to the food and agricultural history of […]

Orange Regional Museum

151 Byng Street, Orange
Time: 10am - 11am
Cost: Free

Wine and Cheese……..yes please!

Come and share Second Mouse Cheese Co’s hand crafted cheeses paired with one of the many award winning wines including the dessert range. Meet the owner and head cheesemaker SJ, […]

Highland Heritage Estate

4968 Mitchell Highway Orange
Time: 11:00 - 14:00
Cost: Free

The Producer and the Chef – Journey through the Chestnut Orchard

David Ogilvy from Brittle Jacks Chestnut Orchard is teaming up with TAFE NSW Commercial Cookery teacher Michael Apps.  We will present a 4-course lunch displaying a variety of chestnuts prepared […]

Dharra Ngurang Restaurant

TAFE March Street Campus
Time: 12.30pm
Cost: $65

Cargo Road Sunset Tour and Taste #2

Take a tour with the Vigneron, James Sweetapple through a holistically managed vineyard which is the first EOV certified vineyard in the world! You will taste the grapes, smell the […]

Cargo Road Wines

1064 Cargo Road Lidster
Time: 17:30 - 19:30
Cost: $35

Hunter and Gatherer with Simon Kalis

Experience the pairing of Swinging Bridges wine with a truly special meal sourced, hunted and gathered by our resident chef Simon Kalis. Simon is a passionate forager and hunter and […]

Swinging Bridge Cellar Door

701 The Escort Way Orange
Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Cost: $185

F.O.O.D Train

All aboard the F.O.O.D Train for an exclusive 3-day foodie package from Sydney to Orange! Tour Itinerary Friday 8th April Welcome to country and indigenous food experience with a First […]

Orange F.O.O.D Headquarters

151 Byng Street Orange
Time: 07:19 - 21:00
Cost: $1200

Shining the light on local producers – a show, tell & taste workshop

Richard from Franklin Road Preserves tells his wonderful story of a backyard full of cucumbers and what drove him to create a thriving preserves business using organically grown yummy fresh […]

CWA Hall

cnr. Lords Place and Byng Street Orange
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Cost: $20

The Producer and the Chef – Wander through a Local Orchard with a Spanish Theme

A collaboration for Orange FOOD Week 2022 where you’ll be able to have a walk through the beautiful orchard Hillside Harvest with Paula Charnock and end up enjoying one of the local […]

Hillside Harvest

1209 The Escort Way, Borenore
Time: 11am
Cost: $160

Swinging Bridge Masterclass

Explore, taste, savour and of course discuss in this Swinging Bridge Masterclass with wine by Tom Ward. Masterclasses are all about the journey. This masterclass will start with a vineyard […]

Swinging Bridge Cellar Door

701 The Escort Way Orange
Time: 10:00 - 13:30
Cost: $150

The Producer and the Chef – Mountain Miso, The Market Cat and the UB’s Dom Aboud

Dom Aboud, head Chef at the Union Bank Orange will team up with local food artisans Nana Harada (Mountain Miso) and Robbie Robinson (The Market Cat) to produce a memorable […]

The Union Bank

84 Byng Street, Orange
Time: 12.00-16.00
Cost: $110

Around the Kitchen Table with Printhie Wines

Join Printhie Wines for an afternoon tea in the Printhie apple orchard to celebrate Food Week in Orange and the launch of Sophie Hansen and Annie Herron’s new recipe book […]

Printhie Wines

208 Nancarrow Lane Nashdale
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Cost: $105

Rowlee Lakeside Dinners

The Lakeside Kiosk is a long-standing venue that has been through many incarnations, mostly as a convenient place to grab a quick bite to eat while enjoying the picturesque surrounds […]

Lakeside Kiosk

Lake Canobolas, 145 Lake Canobolas Road, Orange
Time: 18.00 - 22.00
Cost: $165

F.O.O.D Week Orange Farmers Market

Visit the Orange Region Farmers Market this Orange F.O.O.D Week and meet the producers and taste their fresh seasonal produce. Over 60 stalls featuring flowers and plants, fruit and vegetables, […]

Northcourt

cnr. Peisley & March Streets, Orange
Time: 8.30 - 12.00
Cost: Gold Coin

Forage

Take a magnificent 4.1 kilometre stroll through some of Orange’s most picturesque vineyards and soak up the breathtaking vistas through to Mount Canobolas. On your journey, enjoy a nine course […]

Orange Civic Theatre (rear carpark)

135 Byng Street Orange
Time: 11:00 - 18:00
Cost: $175

Stockman’s Ridge Meets the Smoking Brothers

Stockman’s Ridge joins The Smoking Brothers once again to bring you a lively afternoon of succulent barbeque smoked meats, live music and amazing wines. With a jumping castle to keep […]

Stockmans Ridge Wines

21 Boree Lane Lidster
Time: 12:00 - 17:00
Cost: $99

Ross Hill Wines Long Lunch

Located in their Barrel Hall, they will be celebrating Orange F.O.O.D Week with a lingering long lunch. Enjoy a scrumptious four-course meal while sampling their delicious Ross Hill Wines chosen […]

Ross Hill Winery

134 Wallace Lane Orange
Time: 12:00 - 16:00
Cost: $175

Philip Shaw Wines @ Charred

Join the Philip Shaw team as we collaborate with Charred Bar and Kitchen on a curated 4 course lunch menu perfectly paired with a selection of Philip Shaw Wines. Limited […]

Charred Kitchen & Bar

5 New Street, Orange
Time: 12pm
Cost: $200

Wine School at Mortimers

Swirl, smell and taste your way through a range of wines as we identify and analyse the intricacies of wine aromas and flavours. Led by father and son Peter and […]

Mortimers Wines - Old Schoolhouse Cellar Door

780 Burrendong Way Orange
Time: 17:30 - 19:00
Cost: $75

Printhie Dining Degustation Dinner

Experience Printhie Dining as Chef Jack Brown crafts a five course degustation dinner inspired by Australian native flora flavours to match Printhie’s wines using local seasonal produce. Enjoy a glass […]

Printhie Wines

208 Nancarrow Lane, Nashdale
Time: 18.30 - 22.30
Cost: $200

Pairings – Wine + Food + Concert

Fine wine, delicious food and world-class music all in one evening. This event features 3 brackets of wine, food and music. A 3-course meal paired with 3 flights of wine […]

Swinging Bridge Cellar Door

701 The Escort Way Orange
Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Cost: $185

F.O.O.D Week Sunday Producers’ Market and Brunch

Come along to one of Orange’s most spectacular settings in Cook Park to enjoy brunch prepared by well-known cooks and producers. Stroll the market to meet and greet with the […]

Cook Park

Summer Street Orange
Time: 08:30 - 12:30
Cost: Free

Swinging Bridge Masterclass

Explore, taste, savour and of course discuss in this Swinging Bridge Masterclass with wine by Tom Ward. Masterclasses are all about the journey. This masterclass will start with a vineyard […]

Swinging Bridge Hill Park Vineyard

701 The Escort Way Orange
Time: 10:00 - 13:30
Cost: $150

The Millthorpe Mouthful

The Millthorpe Mouthful is a moving feast through Millthorpe’s historic village, with stops at each cellar door for a gourmet food and wine pairing incorporating local produce supplied and prepared […]

Angullong Cellar Door

24 Victoria Street Millthorpe
Time: 11:00 - 17:00
Cost: $90