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Say Cheese Festival 2017

Next On: Monday 28th October

Say Cheese 2017


10am - 4pm


Prahran Market


Free Entry
 Say Cheese 2017 logo

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

Enjoy live tunes, vibrant zones to just chill out, tasty drinks and a whole lot of cheese.

Learn something new in the Omega and Neil Perry kitchen or watch mozzarella master Giorgio from That’s Amore run three hands-on cheese workshops.

If you leave in anything less than a cheese coma, then you haven’t done Say Cheese right!

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Say Cheese Cooking Demonstration Schedule

All MCed by Tobie Puttock.

10.30am: Will Studd, International cheese specialist, author, presenter, and producer, with Bob Hart, BBQ extraordinaire. Recipes from Melt
11.30am: Anthony Femia, Maker & Monger: Aligot with tomme frais. Sponsored by L’Artisan Cheese.
12.30pm Tobie Puttock, Prahran Market ambassador, celebrity chef and culinary creator: Smoked ricotta and egg yolk ravioli. Spaghetti with parmesan, basil and lemon
1.30 Charlie Carrington, Atlas Dining: Knafeh. Mexican cheese dish. Sponsored by The Yarra Valley Dairy
2.30pm Christy Tania, Glacé Frozen: Unbelievable ice cream cheeseboard
 3.15pm Clare Burden, The Humble Tumbler: Cheese and alcohol pairing. Sponsored by L’Artisan Cheese.


Say Cheese Exhibitors

There is a tonne of tasty cheese treats from our traders;

Wilson & Market: Braised short ribs, cauliflower mac and cheese

Noisette: Croque Monsieur, cheese baguettes

Cleo’s Deli: Manchego croquette, mini cheese platter

Maker & Monger: Grilled toasties, raclette, Reuben, cheese plates

Naheda’s Choice: Two cheeses for $10, cheese with truffle

El Alamo: Cheesy empanadas

Pete n Rosie’s Deli: Cheese and accompaniments

Whisked: Local Backyard Honey and cheese pairings

Prahran Seafood: Scallops mornay style

Gary’s Quality Meats: Cheese Kransky with sauekraut on a milk bun

The Cheese Shop Deli: Huge cheese range

Chaso’s Gourmet Deli: Cheeseboards and tastings

Paddlewheel: Organic soft cheeses

Mama Marija’s: Spanakopita, cheese burek, a selection of cheesecakes, triple cheese omelette (in store)

The Mussel Pot: Champagne mussels and mussels with blue cheese

Fritz Gelato: Cheese inspired ice cream

Barossa Fine Foods:  Reuben Roll with sauerkraut, dijonnaise and Heidi Gruyere cheese.

Q Le Baker: Olive twist bread, ham and cheese croissant, kipfler potato and raclette baguette, cheese fougasse, chilli cheddar rolls

Will Studd Enterprises: Melt book sales (supporting Very Special Kids) and tastings

Not to mention some oozy, melted cheesy dishes from some key chefs and establishments;

48H Pizza and Gnocchi Bar: Handmade pizza and gnocchi

Resto Bobo:  French Tarte Flambée

That’s Amore: Caprese skewers, cannoli and more


Atlas Dining

That Arancini Guy

Glacé Frozen

Eat the Chicken


Mushiki Dumplings

Baked Potato Express

Milk the Cow

Download the Prahran Market Events App on Itunes or google play for full menu offering.

And a great line-up of Artisan cheese makers, mongers and other local producers to check out;

Woombye Cheese Company

Tolpuddle Goat Cheese & Farm Foods

Yarra Valley Dairy

Berrys Creek Farm Cheese

Apostle Whey Cheese

L’Artisan Cheese

Grampians Olive Oil Co

Shulz Organic Farms

Apostle Whey Cheese

Cremeux Provincial Cheese


King Island Dairy

The Naked Food & Co

And some delicious beverages to enjoy;

Hop Nation Brewery

Van di Vino

Bloody Good Drop Wines

Stone & Wood Brewery

Crittenden Estate Wines

This list is updated daily so make sure you pop back to see what new and exciting things we have on offer.


Live Tunes

Enjoy tunes at our Say Cheese Festival from any one of our three live music acts.

  1. Oscar Jimenez Duo
  2. Nicholas Troy Trio
  3. DJ Nico Deoki

Warrnambool Cheddar Cheese Sculpting

Pop by at any time to witness something amazing created out of a giant 60kg block of cheese with our cheese sculpting feature.

That’s Amore Mozzarella Stretching Workshops

Learn a thing or two from That’s Amore’s Mozzarella Stretching Workshop (from the sidelines unless you want to win a spot – download our app and subscribe).

Will Studd’s Exclusive Cheese Workshop

Purchase a ticket to Will Studd’s exclusive cheese workshop, here.

Drink Prosecco!

Take a seat and enjoy a drink at our cute prosecco bar.

Chill Out

Chill out on our mezzanine and soak up the festival vibes.

Prime Sponsors

And a big shout out to our event prime sponsors!

48h pizza e gnocchi bar

48h’s theme is solely dedicated to serving delectable Gnocchi & Pizza. Crafted from quality fresh local ingredients, authentic Italian imported products, and the warmest Italian hospitality imaginable. The two Italian founders Fabio & 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 & Pizza creations.


Resto Bobo, bringing France’s petite secret to Melbourne – Tarte Flambée.  A specialty from the North East of France, it features an ultra thin dough base, fromage blanc sauce, French cheese and gourmet toppings – it resembles a French pizza and is light, tasty and eaten with your hands.  Discover Resto Bobo’s Tarte Flambée at the say cheese festival.  It’s Like Nothing. You. Have. Ever. Tasted. Before.


 That’s Amore Cheese is a fine Italian-style cheese producer and leader in the Australian dairy industry. The company’s founder and cheese maker Giorgio Linguanti was the first to introduce some iconic cheeses into the Australian market. Our artisan cheeses are 100% natural, preservative free and handmade following traditional Italian recipes, using locally sourced milk.

The Naked Food Company

Freshly made in WA from local and imported ingredients, The Naked Food Co is passionate about purchasing local food to help the economic growth and development of Western Australia.  By buying local, you are supporting your local food industry including growers.  All their products are freshly made without preservatives or artificial flavours.

Say Cheese Festival Exhibitor and Stallholder Applications: ARE NOW CLOSED.Prahran Market Say Cheese Festival


If you’re interested in exhibiting, please send your enquiry to: Prahran Market – Cheese Festival

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