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Melbourne 1956 – an Olympian feast

Thursday 18 April 2013, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Keith Murdoch Gallery
Main entry, Swanston Street
Has wheelchair access

Join Gusto! curator Tracey Judd Iva and Robin Grow, President of the Art Deco and Modernism Society, for a fascinating glimpse of the culinary world of 1950s Melbourne, set against the backdrop of the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games. Hear about the various chefs who visited in ’56, what they cooked and how they influenced our culinary scene.