F.O.O.D HQ

F.O.O.D HQ

Call into F.O.O.D HQ at the the Orange Visitors Information Centre and Regional Museum and discover everything that is F.O.O.D Week. Talk to our friendly volunteers to see what’s on for the week and get help with last minute availability for events, both...
Ballooning, Breakfast and Bubbles

Ballooning, Breakfast and Bubbles

Enjoy the experience of floating over the picturesque Belubula valley at Canowindra. Your flight over the rolling countryside lasts 50 to 60 minutes. Our experience covers 35 years of flying passengers here. After gently landing we pack up, drive back to town then...
The Tasting Trail Walking Tour

The Tasting Trail Walking Tour

Enjoy an informative stroll through the main streets of Orange. Your guide will highlight local restaurants and cafes which feature local produce as well as providing an insight into the history of the city. Then its time to relax at a local wine bar to sample cool...
Self Portrait in Isolation

Self Portrait in Isolation

A group exhibition consisting of local female artists creating new work investigating the concept of ‘self/self portrait’. Inspired by Frida Kahlo who spent a lot of time at home due to ill health, the purpose is to reflect on the time spent in isolation with a self...
Ross Hill Complimentary Winery Tours

Ross Hill Complimentary Winery Tours

The team at Ross Hill Winery offer guests a complimentary tour of their NCOS certified carbon neutral winery at 10am each morning, followed by a wine tasting from 10:30am –...
F.O.O.D Week Menu at The Ophir

F.O.O.D Week Menu at The Ophir

Celebrate our region’s abundance with a specially crafted F.O.O.D Week menu at The Ophir Hotel. We’ve sourced local producers to hero this week, with the value for money you’ve come to know from our fresh and delicious pub grub menu.
F.O.O.D Week Specials at The Oriana

F.O.O.D Week Specials at The Oriana

Celebrate 30 years of F.O.O.D Week and Orange produce at The Oriana where we will be offering specials with Orange’s best cool climate apples. Simone and his team in the Bela Vista Bar will be pouring a freshly muddled Apple Martini with the best Orange Orchard...
Fermentation – Demonstration & Tasting

Fermentation – Demonstration & Tasting

Come along to the Fermentary Project Room and discover how fermented drinks of all types are made. See practical demonstrations of techniques and taste the raw probiotic liquids before they are flavored for bottling. Learn the differences between some of the most...
CIOCIARIAN CULINARY ADVENTURE IN CARCOAR

CIOCIARIAN CULINARY ADVENTURE IN CARCOAR

Paolo will be showcasing the amazing parallels between the Orange region and his home region of Ciociaria in central Italy with a menu starring locally-sourced venison and pasture-raised chicken, olives, olive oil, artisanal cheese, wild honey, foraged forest...
The EARTH Art Exhibtion

The EARTH Art Exhibtion

The EARTH Art Exhibition explores the CCC artists experience and engagement with their surroundings. The landscape we live in, here in the central west of NSW informs our every day, through each phase of the moon, each turning of the earth. We have what is rare in...
Exclusive Vineyard Walk and Creek Picnic

Exclusive Vineyard Walk and Creek Picnic

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 organic and sustainably managed vineyards. Following this, indulge in a luxurious long lunch picnic...
Fermenting, Fasting & Feasting

Fermenting, Fasting & Feasting

See a practical demonstration of fermentation methods with the cultures used by The Orange Fermentary for their amazing probiotic products. Understand why every probiotic is not right for every gut. A discussion on gut health and the impacts of fasting will be given...
Retro Fruit Preserving

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 the homemade preserved fruit. Sessions will be run on the 9th and 16th April 2021....
Music at the Museum

Music at the Museum

Sounds of Place and Pollination. In collaboration with F.O.O.D Week, the Orange Chamber Music Festival presents a free live concert within the Orange Regional Museum. Local musicians Lisa Stewart and David Shaw will perform music by Ross Edwards, Rimsky-Korsakov,...
Tango de Saxos

Tango de Saxos

Celebrate the Centenary of Astor Piazzolla with Nexas Quartet and friends, as they take you on a journey through the history of Tango, from the formative years and Golden Age to Tango Nuevo. This show will guide you through the hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, a...
Sparkling Masterclass

Sparkling Masterclass

Printhie Wines is considered one of Australia’s top Sparkling producers for their Swift Sparkling range which is currently crowned Best Sparkling in NSW for the third year in a row. Numbers are strictly limited for this intensive...
Norland Fig Tour & Tasting

Norland Fig Tour & Tasting

Join our guided tours of the orchard and tastings of our fresh figs and fig products. Pick your own figs. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a...
Retro Fruit Preserving

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 the homemade preserved fruit. Phone or email for...
SBS Food – F.O.O.D’s 30th Anniversary Dinner

SBS Food – F.O.O.D’s 30th Anniversary Dinner

To celebrate our 30th year and acknowledge another truly positive impact that F.O.O.D Week has for Orange and its district, fine dining and the nurturing of talented young chefs – five of our outstanding younger chefs will present the Monday Night Signature F.O.O.D...
Duntryleague Gourmet Golf

Duntryleague Gourmet Golf

Duntryleague Gourmet Golf is a 36 hole Individual Stableford Golf Tournament playing for the F.O.O.D Week Plate PLUS an 18 hole 4BBB Medley Stableford ‘Gourmet Golf’ event where entrants play a foodie inspired round of golf tasting from local food and wine...
All things Honey

All things Honey

Join us at The Beekeeper’s Inn for a 3 course honey inspired luncheon accompanied with a glass of our in-house brewed honey ale. While enjoying lunch learn about all things honey from one of Australia’s largest beekeeping families from honey production to...
Sophie Hansen ‘In Good Company’ Book Launch

Sophie Hansen ‘In Good Company’ Book Launch

Simple, generous recipes and ideas for get-togethers and good times. We all want to connect more with friends and family but many of us have lost the confidence to have people over. We want to create magic moments around a table but various things are stopping us;...
A Wander through the Country @ TAFE NSW Orange

A Wander through the Country @ TAFE NSW Orange

Enjoy an evening of relaxed dining celebrating 30 years of Orange F.O.O.D Week on Tuesday 13 April. Join TAFE NSW Orange Hospitality and Commercial Cookery team on a meander through the region paying tribute to the fabulous produce available in the Central West....
Sunset Tour and Taste Cargo Road Wines

Sunset Tour and Taste Cargo Road Wines

Take a tour with the vigneron through a holistically certified vineyard and winery tasting the grapes and the ferments and the wines. Learn what the vigneron does and how he his methods have been perfected over 23...
Farm to Org Produce Directory Launch

Farm to Org Produce Directory Launch

The movement is an initiative of Regional Development Australia Central West. Come along, meet the producers and taste a diverse range of the Central West’s sublime food and products. Open to anyone with a passion for local produce and chefs, caterers,...
Winery Experiences Orange – Ultimate Food & Wine Flight

Winery Experiences Orange – Ultimate Food & Wine Flight

Hosted by Winery Experiences Orange, what better way to experience Orange than with a private helicopter flight taking in the sights of this wonderful region and food bowl. After this spectacular flight you will land at one of our award winning wineries for a Premium...
Foodies Tour of Inherit: old and new histories

Foodies Tour of Inherit: old and new histories

Join us on a special after-hours, guided tour of our local history exhibition ‘Inherit: old and new histories’, focusing on objects that speak to the food and agricultural history of the Central West. Discover food stories from across the Orange region, from an...
Sunset Tour and Taste Cargo Road Wines

Sunset Tour and Taste Cargo Road Wines

Take a tour with the vigneron through a holistically certified vineyard and winery tasting the grapes, the ferments and the wines. Learn what the vigneron does and how he his methods have been perfected over 23...
The EARTH Art Exhibition

The EARTH Art Exhibition

The EARTH Art Exhibition explores the CCC artists experience and engagement with their surroundings. The landscape we live in, here in the central west of NSW informs our every day, through each phase of the moon, each turning of the earth. We have what is rare in...
Orange Apples: from Paddock to Plate

Orange Apples: from Paddock to Plate

Imagine you are an apple. What does your journey look like from paddock to plate? A guided tour of our family orchard with a third-generation orchardist will allow you to immerse yourself into the whole fruit growing process. Learn how apples are grown as you pick and...
Exclusive Vineyard Walk and Luxury Luncheon

Exclusive Vineyard Walk and Luxury Luncheon

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 organic and sustainably managed vineyards. Following this, indulge in a luxurious long lunch in See...
The Orange Wild Weekend

The Orange Wild Weekend

The Orange Wild Weekend is a brand-new food, wine and bushwalking experience meticulously designed with nature in mind. Hosted by Ali Shillington, The Orange Wild Weekend features the region’s talented producers, foragers, conservationists and chefs inspired by...
Masterclass: Harvested

Masterclass: Harvested

A celebration of our terroir. Winemaker Daniel Shaw presents a Masterclass exploring the harvest of vintages current and past. Discover cool climate wines of elegance, intimate insights into our terroir and what makes our wine region unique – with a selection of...