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

Hapag x Serai

Presented by Singapore Airlines

18 March

Hapag chefs John Kevin Navoa and Thirdy Dolatre are hit Melbourne, dialling up the Manila essence to the max.


$169 – $244

(Includes GST, fees may apply)




Racing Club Ln
Melbourne, 3000

This March, the team from Serai Kitchen, one of Melbourne’s favourite new restaurants, is set to collaborate with their esteemed fellow champions of contemporary Filipino cuisine John Kevin Navoa and Thirdy Dolatre from Hapag in Manila.

This exciting event promises to be a cross-cultural culinary journey, bringing the flavours of the Philippines to Melbourne. Hapag, recognized for its excellence in the culinary world, has earned a place in Tatler’s Dining 20 and the World’s 50 Best Discovery list, further cementing its reputation as one of the top dining establishments in the Philippines.

The collaboration between Serai Kitchen and Hapag is all about pushing the boundaries of Filipino cuisine, offering diners a chance to experience the rich, diverse flavours of the Philippines in a modern and refined setting.

Whether you’re a seasoned food fan or a newcomer to Filipino cuisine, this event promises to be a gastronomic adventure that you won’t want to miss.

We’ve partnered with Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street to offer MFWF ticket buyers an exclusive hotel room offer during the Festival. Purchase any MFWF ticket and receive 20% off the base room rate between 14 – 25 March 2024. Your purchase confirmation email will include a link to access the offer and book directly with Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street. T&Cs apply, not valid during black out dates.


*For online purchases via, a credit card fee of up to 1.75% and booking fee of up to $4.50 per transaction may be applied. Purchases through other sites may incur different booking fees.

More information

  • Gift voucher redeemable
  • Allocated Seating: Shared Tables
  • Shared plates: Yes
  • Further event details: This event has a mixture of banquette, table, and high seating. Guests will be seated according to your booking, so please book together if required.
  • Dairy Free
  • Low Gluten
  • Nut Allergy
  • Pescatarian
  • For all event enquiries, please email