Australia’s biggest and best festival of food and drink is back from 15 to 24 March – and you’re invited.

An Afghan Community Feast

Presented by Square

19 March

Common Ground Project takes over Dessous for a shared celebration of cuisine and culture.



(Includes GST, fees may apply)




Basement, 164 Flinders Lane
Melbourne, 3000

Make for the CBD's finest eating strip this Festival and delight in a three-course Afghan feast cooked by the women of Common Ground Project's Staying Grounded program. The Staying Grounded program provides training and employment pathways in farming and hospitality for people facing disadvantage in the Geelong region, in particular, women from asylum-seeker and immigrant communities seeking employment. They'll be joined by Dessous chef Dan Sawansak for an evening of Central Asian delight. A handsome room, a delicious concept and a wonderful cause.


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More information

  • Gift voucher redeemable
  • Allocated Seating: Shared Tables
  • Shared plates: This event is communal style dining with shared dishes.
  • Halal
  • Low Gluten
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • For all event enquiries, please call 0390704939 or email