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Good Food Month

2022 Sydney Good Food Month


Every day, all day Saturday 1 January to Monday 31 January


Adult: From $150

Featuring some of the biggest names on Australia’s dining scene, and an exciting mix of pop-ups, masterclasses, stand-out culinary collaborations, and exclusive events at top restaurants across New South Wales, tickets go on sale at 9am, Tuesday 30 November.

For one night only on 13 January the Michelin-trained master of regional Italian fare, Alessandro Pavoni will join forces with Melbourne’s Guy Grossi, Pilu at Freshwater’s Giovanni Pilu, and Jacqui Challinor of NOMAD to take diners on a tasting exploration of Italy’s coastline at That’s a’Mare: Food of the Italian Coast, presented by Celebrity Cruises.

A celebration of Sydney’s favourite patisseries and bakeries will take place at Let’s Bake Love: The Ultimate Brunch Party at Alibi on 16 January, where a curated menu of mouth-watering all-vegan treats will be offered at the plant-based eatery.

Brisbane’s superstar chef, Alanna Sapwell returns to Sydney soil on 18 January with her sell-out pop-up restaurant, Esmay Pop-up with Ezra, joining forces with the Eastern-suburbs-meets-the-Middle-East Potts Point powerhouse.

For real fans of fruits der mer, Alessandro Pavoni has collaborated with seafood industry powerhouse John Susman, and former head chef of North Bondi Fish, Jesse McTavish, to put on an exclusively-created uber-luxe pescatarian menu - From Sea to Shore: A Celebration of Seafood presented by Citi - at the legendary two-hat restaurant, Ormeggio at The Spit on 20 January.

For friends and family looking to add some competitive spirit to their cuisine, the lively Good Weekend Quiz: Live will test guests’ knowledge of food, drinks, and Australia’s dining history at Rockpool Bar & Grill, where Executive Chef and culinary director Corey Costelloe will wow with a three-course meal on 23 January.

With a multi-course menu featuring native ingredients, the next generation of incredible young talent, including brothers Luke Bourke (Rockpool) and Sam Bourke (Margaret), Jayde Harris (Rockpool), and Keith Munro (Icebergs), the inaugural Young Indigenous Chefs Lunch at Rockpool Bar & Grill supported by the City of Sydney, will be held on 30 January. Working alongside Executive Chef and mentor of the National Indigenous Culinary Institute, Corey Costelloe, each young chef will showcase their culinary skills over one course. A donation to the National Indigenous Culinary Institute will be made with every ticket sold.

For its 23rd year, the food festival will also offer an incredible curated collection of almost fifty one-off events, masterclasses and offers at eateries right across New South Wales.

Covid-safe information

The safety and well-being of our guests, staff, partners, suppliers and the community is of utmost importance to us. We continue to closely monitor recommendations from State and Federal Governments and have implemented appropriate COVID-19 Safety and Business Plans with a view to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission.


We have implemented appropriate COVID Safe procedures with a view to mitigating the risk of COVID transmission and to allow our guests to comfortably enjoy our dining experiences. In order to adhere to social distancing regulations in line with venue capacity limits, tickets for Good Food Month feature events are available to purchase in set groups. Table configurations are limited so all tickets must be purchased together at the time of booking, to ensure you are seated together with your friends and family. Please see individual event ticket checkouts for available table configurations. 

If you have been unwell, recently returned from overseas or unsure if you have recently visited a COVID-19 hotspot, please email us prior to purchasing event tickets.

By purchasing tickets, you acknowledge the Event /venue may require me to be fully vaccinated, produce a valid negative covid-19 test or adhere to any applicable Government directive or Public Health Order in order to attend the Event.


In order to implement social distancing upon arrival and avoid unnecessary congregation of guests at the venue, we will allocate each party a specific arrival time. This will be emailed to guests prior to the event. We ask that you ensure everyone in your party arrives at the allocated time, and you avoid arriving early or late where possible.

The allocated arrival times allow for guests to sanitize before entry and complete mandatory check-in via the QR code, Please do not print out your tickets, staff will check you into the event using the name used at the time of booking.

Event staff reserve the right to refuse entry to any patrons who are showing symptoms of COVID-19,  or any patrons who fail to comply with the conditions of entry. Please do not attend the event if you are feeling unwell, have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 or is in quarantine and awaiting test results.


Please note these conditions of entry will be regularly updated in line with current NSW health guidelines.

You must agree to these conditions ahead of entering the event:

  • Upon entering the venue, you agree to sanitize your hands and check-in to the event on your phone or personal device using the QR code displayed on arrival.

  • While at the event, you agree to practise good personal hygiene measures including sanitising your hands, washing them thoroughly when using the facilities and practising proper cough and sneeze etiquette.

  • You agree to practise social distancing for the duration of the event including when entering and exiting the venue.

  • You agree to remain in your allocated seat during the event and avoid mingling and moving around where possible.

  • You agree to comply with all event and restaurant staff directives on the night.

  • You agree to advise Nine should you be diagnosed with COVID-19 within 14 days of attending the venue.

  • While face masks are not mandatory once you are seated, you are required to wear a mask upon arrival and upon exit of the event. 

If you answer ‘Yes’ to any of the following questions, we ask that you do not attend the event and contact us at least 5 hours prior to the event:

  1. Do you or have you had a fever, cough, shortness of breath or sore throat?

  2. Are you waiting for a COVID-19 test result, or should you currently be in quarantine?

  3. In the past 14 days, have you been overseas, or in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, or a person unwell with COVID-19 symptoms?

If you have been unwell, recently returned from overseas or unsure if you have recently visited a COVID-19 hotspot, please email us In the event that you feel unwell, we will happily transfer the name of your ticket to a friend or family member (who you do not reside with), free of charge. This can be done up to five hours before the event start time.

Contact event organiser

Good Food Month


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