Oxfam cooks up a Taste for Change in Sydney

Events, Media Releases, Other events article written on the 30 May 2007

Six of Sydney’s leading chefs aim to raise $100,000 for Oxfam serving a six-course menu to 450 guests on the 26th of July at the stunning Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney.

Now in its eight year, Oxfam’s annual ‘Taste’ dinner has become a major event in ’s fundraising calendar. Six of Sydney’s leading chefs will take guests on a sensational culinary journey in aid of Oxfam . Starting with cocktails and matched with fine Australian wines, entertainment will be provided by Dan Sultan and Old Man River.

Michael Kean – Host chef, Shangri-la Hotel

Peter Evans – Hugo’s

Dave Pegrum – Forbes & Burton

Darren Simpson – la Sala

Chris Edwards working with Dietmar Sawyere – Restaurant Forty One

Peter van Es – Amora Hotel Jamison

Oxfam aims to raise $100,000 from the dinner. These funds will contribute to staging Kaleidoscope, an international event bringing together 300 young people from 92 countries in Sydney later this year. All under 25, these young leaders manage aid and development projects in their own countries.

Tickets are $200 per head and are limited to 450. To purchase call or email Suzie Allen (02) 8204 3928, taste@oxfam.org.au or visit www.oxfam.org.au/events/taste

To arrange an interview with one of the chefs or a taste of the menu, please contact Melany Markham at Oxfam on 0407 515 559, (03) 9289 9415 melanym@oxfam.org.au