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Bon Fromage Festival 2024

When:
Start:Fri 31 May 2024
End:Sun 02 Jun 2024
Details:
TASTE OF EUROPE
CHEESES OF FRANCE, MORE THAN FOOD

BON FROMAGE FESTIVAL IS COMING BACK WITH AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST SELECTION OF FREE EUROPEAN CHEESE


Save the date and get your appetite ready: From May 31st to June 2nd, be prepared for a delectable feast of authentic French cheeses as the Bon Fromage Festival returns to Sydney. The Bon Fromage Festival will host an array of cheesy experiences including a stinky cheese market with food stalls featuring unique cheesy creations, 12 FREE cheese masterclasses and a giveaway of ONE TON of unique French cheese to taste.

YOU READ IT RIGHT: OVER ONE TON OF FRENCH CHEESE AND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ALL FREE!

The table everyone wants a seat at! We are thrilled to announce a spectacular giveaway: one ton of exceptional French cheese, straight from France! Festivalgoers will revel in this lavish display, a true testament to the rich tradition of French cheese-making. Accompanying these delicious cheeses will be a vibrant line-up of musical performances. Savour the refined melodies of a solo violinist, the spirited beats of a jazz band, and the pulsating rhythms of a DJ set. Set against the iconic backdrop of the Sydney Opera House, this festival promises an unforgettable fusion of culinary excellence and thrilling entertainment.

FOUR SEASONS OF CHEESE: A YEAR-ROUND JOURNEY THROUGH FRENCH CHEESE

This year's theme, "366 Days of French Cheese across the seasons and throughout the days" highlights the unique seasonal variations, pairings and recipes in French cheeses, giving attendees an opportunity to time travel through flavours that are shaped by the changing diets of cows across the seasons. Discover how the taste of French cow's milk cheese varies throughout the year, influenced by the seasonal diet of cows. From spring's fresh pastures giving the cheeses a creamy texture, to summer's rich and bold flavours, each season alters cheeses’ character. Enjoy seasonal pairings and learn how to integrate these cheeses into various recipes, celebrating the diversity of French cheese across the seasons.

COMTÉ-DOWN TO A CHEESE FEAST AT BON FROMAGE FESTIVAL 2024
Prepare to delight your senses at the unparalleled Bon Fromage Festival, set against the stunning backdrop of Sydney's Overseas Passenger Terminal at Cargo Hall. As you enjoy the spectacular views of the Opera House during VIVID Sydney 2024, indulge in a vast array of exquisite French cheeses. This grand celebration features the most extensive authentic French cheese display ever assembled, with a colossal FREE cheese table laden with a ton of top-tier selections like creamy Camembert, sharp Fourme d’Ambert, rich Comté, aromatic Langres, and many other enticing varieties. Rest assured, continuous refills will be available throughout the day, ensuring that every cheese lover's craving is thoroughly satisfied.

CHEESE LOVER'S BLISS: DELIGHT IN UNIQUE CREATIONS AND STOCK UP AT THE STINKY MARKET!

There's still more to explore! Embark on an exquisite culinary adventure featuring exclusive and inventive cheese dishes that will captivate your taste buds. Delight in the rich flavours of a savoury Cheesy Cobb loaf and experience the comforting warmth of melted Raclette. Relish the sophistication of Emmental-filled crêpes, a decadent Brie lobster roll and savoury Comté croque-monsieurs, each crafted from the finest French cheeses and ingredients. Furthermore, seize the opportunity to take your passion for cheese home with you! At the Stinky Market, expert cheesemongers from Cheese on Wheels and Simon Johnson will offer an impressive selection of inimitable French cheeses, from bold Bleu d’Auvergne to luxurious Beaufort, ensuring you can continue your cheese journey long after the festival ends.

BLEU YOUR MIND: EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND TAKE PART IN CHEESE MASTERCLASSES WITH BON FROMAGE AMBASSADOR AURORE GHIGHO

This event is a must-attend for all cheese-lovers! Experience some of the finest cheeses from France, and gain insights into the traditional art of cheesemaking along with the varied history of each distinctive cheese and its flavour profile. Join our esteemed 2024 Bon Fromage ambassadors, Aurore Ghigo from Cheese on Wheels and Victoria Lush from Simon Johnson, during twelve free masterclasses. Dive deep into their expertise, learn the nuances of crafting each cheese, master the technique of slicing a hard cheese like Comté, and discover the best pairings for a soft, creamy French Brie. Be sure to mark your calendar for the release of our program in May and book promptly, as spots in these highly sought-after masterclasses fill up fast. Visit the Bon Fromage website to secure your place!

DETAILS
What - Bon Fromage Festival, Sydney
When – 31st May – 2nd June 2024
Where - Overseas Passenger Terminal (Cargo Hall), 130 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000

Fees - Free entry
Website – bonfromagefestival.au
europeancheeses.com.au
Instagram - @Europeancheeses
Facebook - @European Cheeses Australia
Hashtags - #BonFromageFestival2024 #EuropeanCheeses #FrenchCheese #EnjoyitsfromEurope
Location:
Overseas Passenger Terminal (Cargo Hall), 130 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000
Contact:
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