The Food of Orange District (F.O.O.D Week) is an annual event held over 10 days - usually in April.
The Orange and Cabonne areas are known as 'The Food Basket' of NSW and each year F.O.O.D. Week supports local produce and 'fine food' showcasing the producers, their products, the local chefs and restaurants, and other enterprises that provide the region with its great reputation for fine food and wine.
Offering everything from wine tasting to farm gate tours, cooking demonstrations, cabaret, music, picnics and the Colour City Cup race meeting. Also a huge 'Night Market', 100-Mile Dinner in Canowindra and the F.O.O.D Affair
At markets, workshops, kitchens, restaurants, cafes, wineries and special celebration dinners and events you can meet all the people that make it happen.
There are over 60 events held at superb locations.
Venture to the Orange district during this festival and indulge in our fine wines, orchard fruits, beef, lamb and venison at the many markets, restaurants, workshops, and food tasting trails.
The complete programme of events is too vast to list here, so go to the Food Week website where you can download the Food Week Program.
There are many charming B & B's, motels, pubs, Guest houses and self contained cottages and apartments for excellent accommodation from which to choose.
Bookings do need to be made as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
A visit to Orange F.O.O.D week, is a drive of about 3.5 - 4 hours from Sydney.
Come visit during F.O.O.D week and we guarantee you an entertaining and gastronomical time that you won't soon forget. At the same time experience why Orange is called the 'Colour City' - our brilliant Autumn colours.
Orange Town and Around Website
Orange F.O.O.D Week
The Food of Orange District (F.O.O.D) Week is an annual event held over 10 days
The Orange Region Food Week (#31), Tonic Restaurant (#68) and Mandagery Creek Farmed Venison (#92) have been announced as three of Australia's top Gourmet experiences by the expert panel of - Matt Moran, Maggie Beer, Alla Wolf-Tasker, Jacques Reymond, Simon Johnson, Matthew Evans, Michael Ryan, Peter Russell Clarke.