Say Cheese Festival : Sunday, October 29 10am-4pm
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Say Cheese Festival 2016

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Say Cheese Festival



Prahran Market


Free Entry

Attention all festival goers!

Rain, hail or shine, Say Cheese Festival – Free Entry will go ahead tomorrow! A number of exhibitors will be set up in marquees throughout the square and on the upper mezzanine, and we’ll have marquees and umbrellas lining Elizabeth Street. It’s still probably a good idea to bring along your brolly, but we’ve got you covered.

Bring on the cheese!

Say cheese festival logo


Prahran Market will be transformed into a cheese lover’s delight- with delicious cheese offerings from Prahran Market traders (see below) and a number of quality external exhibitors including Artisan cheese makers, popular eateries and a whole lot more.

There will be back to back cheese cooking demonstrations in the kitchen by quality chefs  including Tobie Puttock, Paul Wilson, Dani Valent, Giorgio from That’s Amore, our very own Anthony Femia from Maker & Monger and 48H Gnocchi bar, with Alice Zaslavsky as the MC.

Say Cheese Cooking Demonstration Schedule

All MCed by Alice in Frames!

10am: Michele, 48H  (cheesy gnocchi)
11am: Georgio, That’s Amore (mozarella stretching)
12noon: Paul Wilson, Wilson & Merchant (Posh cheese omelette)
1pm Tobie Puttock (Ricotta Gnudi)
2pm Dani Valent  (Brazilian Cheese Puffs)
 3pm Anthony Femia, Maker & Monger (The Ultimate Mac n Cheese)
 4pm  Kathy, Sweet Greek (Feta Loukoumades)




Enjoy the following from our existing stallholders…….


Fresh Pasta Shop Mixed cheese ravioli, take home
El Alamo Cheese empanadas
Maker & Monger Exclusive grilled cheese sandwhich


Flaming reuben


Cacio e pepe


Cleo’s Deli Croquettes – manchego and other varieties
Pete & Rosie’s Cheese retail

Tastings and sales of Bellavatino espresso, merlot and raspberry cheese.

Damian Pike Spicy cheese tartlet
Noisette Varied cheese pastries
Cioccolato Lombardo Baked salted pretzel with dark chocolate and parmesan (warm dip)
Sweet Greek A variety of Greek cheese options and serves all in a container for sale

·         Saganaki

·         Haloumi

·         Manouri

Grilled or fried and served with honey or salad



Ricotta cheesecake pita with myzithra

Ripe Organic cheese range
The Essential Ingredient A Ploughman’s Lunch- including cheese and chive scones and ricotta fried wontons.
Kook’s Kitchen Twice baked goat’s cheese souffle with beetroot relish and salads
Paddlewheel Artisan white cheeses; Brie, Camembert and soft rinds made with organic milk.
Health Bowl Cafe Grilled Haloumi Pockets
The Cheese Shop Deli Cheese retail
Chapel Street Cellars @ the Market Selection of cheese matched to drinks

Beer, wine, cider and more

 Fritz Gelato  4 styles of cheese inspired gelato and ice-cream.
 Market Lane Coffee Will Studd Aphrodite Halloumi BBQed and served with grain and herb salad.

The original Bob Hart portabello mushroom burger with Parmesan Grana Padano

Rumbles Patisserie Welsh Leek Rarebit

Baked Lemon Cheesecake

Naheda’s Deli Takeaway Cheese Boards

Bulk cheese sales and specials

 Gary’s Quality Meats BBQed Cheese Kranskies in freshly baked bread.
Neil’s Quality Meats Wagyu & blue cheese hamburger on a Brioche Bun.
Chaso’s Deli Takeaway Cheese Boards

Plus some delicious morsels from these guys…………..

Hot Cheesy Morsels:
48H  Gnoccheria That’s Amore
Le Petit Poutine A25 Pizzeria
 Proffeseur Crepe  The Wicked Spud
That Arancini Guy  Belleville Melbourne

Artisan Cheese Makers:

Tolpuddle Goats Cheese Meredith Dairy
That’s Amore Woombye Cheese
Milawa Cheese Co  Prom Country Cheese
 Udder Delights
 Artisan Producers:
 Cellar D’Or  Bloody Good Drop
Barossa Fine Foods Grampians Olive Oil Co
 Doughboys Donuts  Raw Trader
 Pizzini Wines  Chez Dre



Live music and more.

Say Cheese Festival Prime Sponsors


48’s theme is solely dedicated to serving delectable gnocchi and pizza creations crafted from quality fresh local ingredients, authentic Italian imported products and the warmest Italian hospitality imaginable.

The two Italian founders Fabio and Michele believe their dishes are different because they personally scrutinise each ingredient for flavour and quality.

Love, passion and patience go into each dish.

Expect to be delighted by the melt in your mouth gnocchi and pizza creations.

Say Cheese Festival Exhibitor and Stallholder Applications:Prahran Market Say Cheese Festival

Applications for exhibitors and stallholders are open now.

A downloadable application form can be found here: Exhibitor Site Application

Please email your application form to:

Please note that all external exhibitors MUST provide an offering not already found within the Market.