A new annual food festival for Ballarat, running the whole month of May 2018, SHOWCASING OUR LOCAL GROWERS, PRODUCERS, VENUES, BEER & WINE.


Plate Up Ballarat showcases the region & provides vital support to the local tourism industry- boosting revenue, creating jobs, driving visitation & promoting overall awareness.
Ballarat boasts friendly, A+ service and incredibly talented chefs, creating exceptional culinary experiences & a burgeoning food scene that will put Plate Up Ballarat on the map, literally. There has never been a better time to promote the sophisticated regional dining alternatives on offer.
Plate Up Ballarat has been developed to boost community spirit & attract tourists while raising the profile of Ballarat and surrounds. On the doorstep of the Grampians and Pyrenees wine regions, and in the heart of fertile volcanic soil farmland, Ballarat is uniquely placed to be the culinary heart of Victoria.
Plate Up Ballarat also provides a platform to link restaurant and café owners with local producers. Furthermore, foodies will be able to access resources to purchase regional produce.
Like the dish you ate in the restaurant? Well you can buy the ingredients from here…..



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