From busting myths about eating seal meat to celebrating the art of making Canadian spam, Derek Dammann is passionate about sharing the stories of Canada's culinary life. Catch him at Kings of Quebec on Saturday night at The House and on Sunday 10 March during the day.
Matt Abergel has dedicated his career to perfecting a single style of cooking - the Japanese art of yakitori. Now he's set to take Melbourne by storm at All The Chickens on Friday night at The House and with a day-time MasterClass on Saturday 9 March.
Fresh off the back of launching I Am Filipino and This Is How We Cook, Nicole Ponseca (Jeepney, NYC) will bring her brand of fun yet authentic Filipino food to The House of Food and Wine. Try some on Saturday 9 March or come along to her MasterClass on Sunday 10 March.
Nicolai Norregaard comes to us from the award-winning Restaurant Kadeau in Denmark to present a MasterClass on Sunday 10 March. Get ready for some insights into New Nordic cuisine.
Fondly called The Goat Man by his customers, ex-River Cottage chef James Whetlor will demonstrate how to cook with goat meat at a MasterClass on Saturday 9 March.
Catch one of the rising stars of the revolution in Filipino food at The House of Food and Wine on Saturday 9 March. Navarra will collaborate with two other Filipino restaurants to create one-off street-food dishes.
Hear from one of the most creative chefs in Asia today, Ryan Clift at the Theatre of Ideas on Monday 11 March. Clift oversees the award-winning kitchen and bar at Tippling Club in Singapore, with both spaces regularly featured on the Asia's 50 Best list.
A chef who's done time in the kitchens of Tetsuya's, Ms G's and Mr Wong, Jowett Yu is behind Hong Kong restaurant Ho Lee Fook. Now he returns to Australia to talk chef-to-chef with his former mentor Dan Hong on Saturday 9 March.
The award-winning chef of Sydney's Quay and Bennelong joins us at the Theatre of Ideas on Monday 11 March. Don't miss a chance to hear from one of Australia's leading culinary lights.
He's running the kitchen at one of Australia's hottest fine-diners, now Momofuku Seiobo chef Paul Carmichael is coming to The House of Food and Wine. On Friday night, he'll be at All The Chickens while on Saturday 9 March, you can watch him at a MasterClass demonstration.
For farmer, chef and restaurateur Palisa Anderson, there's never a dull moment between her many businesses in Byron Bay and Sydney. See her at The House on Friday night for All The Chickens or on Saturday 9 March for a workshop on growing and cooking your own food.
The chef behind Sydney hits Ms G's and Mr Wong will sit down with one of his kitchen buddies, Jowett Yu, on Saturday 9 March at the Theatre of Ideas to talk chef-to-chef.
We could all do with a little more Adam Liaw in our lives. His warm smile, approachable recipes and witty sense of humour have secured his place on the Australian food scene. Don't miss his MasterClass on Sunday 10 March.
The Belles Hot Chicken chef has taken his love for the humble bird to new heights. On Friday night, he's put together All The Chickens, a globetrotting feast of chicken dishes, plus every day The House is open, the Belles food truck will serve up favourites and one-off collaborative dishes.
With close to 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including founding Seven Seeds and Paramount Coffee Project, Mark Dundon is perfectly positioned to talk about the future of coffee at the Theatre of Ideas on Sunday 10 March.
Mat Pember and Jocelyn Cross lead a workshop on Saturday 9 March on how to use every part of the plant, from root to bloom, and cut down on food waste. Think of it as nose-to-tail gardening.
Catch Fleur Studd, one of the founders of Market Lane Coffee, in conversation with other leading figures in the coffee industry on Sunday 10 March at the Theatre of Ideas as they discuss the future of our daily cup.
Longsong chef David Moyle has explored his passion for sustainability in food at restaurants including Franklin and The Pacific Dining Room. Now he'll bring that curiosity to The House of Food and Wine in a workshop on Monday 11 March.