Official Opening Ceremony
of The European Union Pavilion

The European Union Pavilion’s official opening ceremony is the perfect opportunity to take your business to the next level by networking with European and Australian delegates and leading industry specialists, as well as discovering culinary delights skilfully prepared by the renowned chef Elia Donati.

Don’t miss out! Come and join us on 5 September 2022 from 10:30am in Hall ‘Flavours of The World’, booth HK30.

Location: European Union Pavilion, Hall ‘Flavours of the World’, booth HK30
Date: 5 September 2022
Time: 10:30 am

To apply for the opening ceremony, pre-registration at Fine Food Melbourne is required. Regisrations to the Opening Ceremony are accepted until the 4 September, 6pm (local time).
Register here

European Union Pavilion activities

Permanent tasting sessions will be offered at the pavilion each day, with EU products available for your sampling pleasure to include:
- Cheeses
- Wines & Spirits
- Olive oil
- Processed meats (hams, sausages)
- Other processed agricultural products (bakery products, confectionery, chocolates, etc.).

Monday 5 September 2022

10:30 - 11:30

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EU Pavilion - Official Opening Ceremony hosted by Mr Gabriele Visentin, Ambassador-designate of the EU Delegation to Australia in September 2022, followed by a cooking show by Chef Elia Donati.

12:00 - 12:30

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Cooking show - Chef Morgan Hipworth

13:15 - 13:45

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Cooking show - Chef Elia Donati

14:30 - 15:00

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Cooking show - Chef Morgan Hipworth

15:45 - 16:15

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Cooking show - Chef Elia Donati

Tuesday 6 September 2022

11:00 - 11:30

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Cooking show - Chef Morgan Hipworth

12:30-13:00

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Cooking show - Chef Elia Donati

14:00 - 14:45

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Seminar ‘EU’s Geographical Indications system and its benefits for Australia’s premium producers, retailers and consumers’ @ Talking Shop Stage
  • Mr Daniele Loi, First Secretary, Embassy of Italy to Australia
  • Mr Cornelis Keijzer, Minister Counsellor - Head of Trade, Economics, Research and Innovation, Delegation of the European Union to Australia
  • Prof. William van Caenegem, Bond University
  • Ms Helen Thomas, King Island Council
  • Mr Will Studd, Cheese expert

15:00 - 15:30

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Cooking show - Chef Morgan Hipworth

16:00 - 16:30

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Cooking show - Chef Elia Donati

Wednesday 7 September 20222

11:00 - 11:30

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Cooking show - Chef Elia Donati

12:30 - 13:00

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Cooking show - Chef Morgan Hipworth

14:00 - 14:30

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Cooking show - Chef Elia Donati

15:00 - 15:30

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Cooking show - Chef Morgan Hipworth

Thursday 8 September 2022

11:00 - 11:30

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Cooking show - Chef Morgan Hipworth

12:30 - 13:00

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Cooking show - Chef Elia Donati

14:00 - 14:30

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Cooking show - Chef Morgan Hipworth