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Food & Words 2013

Food & Words 2014 - food writers' festival

Saturday, September 20

10am to 4pm 


Food & Words is a writers' festival with a focus on food and writing about food. The lively and diverse program of talks includes writers as well as chefs and cooks who write. The event is held in the beautiful environment of The Mint, Macquarie Street, Sydney.

Guest speakers in 2014 

Gay Bilson, author and cook

Laura Dalrymple, purveyor of fine meat, Feather and Bone

Roger Haden, academic, author and chef

Bernadette Hince, academic and author

Kate Llewellyn, poet and author

Mike McEnerney, chef/restaurateur, Kitchen by Mike

Christine Manfield, chef and author

Charmaine O’Brien, author

Doug Purdie, Urban Beekeeper and author

Barbara Sweeney, writer and cook

and more still to be announced


The program is curated by food writer Barbara Sweeney.

Bring your own lunch or enjoy a picnic on the grass by chef Mike McEnerney of Kitchen By Mike in collaboration with chefs Sebastien Lutaud and Joey Ingram from Restaurant Associates. 


"It was a truly special day and I was thrilled to take part in it. Everything just went so well: it was a great mix of speakers, and perfect venue and so incredibly well organised." Belinda Jeffery, cookbook author


The Ticket is $190 (includes full day of talks, morning and afternoon tea, gift bag). 

Just The Ticket is $225 (includes full day of talks, morning and afternoon tea, picnic lunch by Kitchen by Mike and gift bag) 

The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street, Sydney

www.foodandwords.com.au or 0413 259 535