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Pep Events presents the Pep Alliance

Pep Events creates personalised and unique experiences in some of Victoria’s best dining rooms, eateries, bars and wine rooms. From progressive dinners and wine tastings to single-site events and winery tours. Pep Events have now created the Pep Alliance, bringing together chefs, restaurateurs and producers to collaborate and deliver unique food and drink experiences for the public.
The first series will consist of three events to be held in Melbourne through October and November.
Guests will experience a rare insight into the world of restaurants and other food businesses, whilst also celebrating the pleasure and joy of Victoria’s finest food and wine.
Pep Events was founded by food writer, author and MC, Hilary McNevin. With over 15 years in the food and wine industry Hilary founded Pep Events to create personalised and exclusive events that allow guests to meet and talk with leading chefs, producers, winemakers, sommeliers and industry leaders, while enjoying their venues, produce and food and drink.
Pep creates events for the general public and tailored private events for individuals and corporates.
There are 3 Pep Alliances coming up:
The Chef & The Lamb
Saturday, October 15, 1-4pm
The Point, Albert Park
Andy Harmer – executive chef of The Point and formerly executive chef
of Vue de Monde Group – has been sourcing and cooking Flinders Island Lamb
for the last six years. Over this time, he and Flinders Island Lamb producer,
James Madden, have developed a great friendship and mutual respect of each
other’s crafts.
4 courses with matching wines, $145/person
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Naturally Ceviches
Saturday, October 29, 1-4pm
Pastuso, Melbourne
What is Natural Wine? Where does Peruvian food, particularly ceviche, fit in to
all of this? What are some practical tips on where to start with food and wine
matching? This Pep Alliance - chef Alejandro Saravia of Pastuso, Christian
McCabe of Town Mouse in Carlton and Embla in the CBD and Hilary McNevin
- will endeavour to answer these questions.
3 courses, pisco sour and matching natural wines $130/person
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Wild Food. Wild Beer
Sunday, November 6, 12.30-4pm
Copper Pot, Seddon
Chefs Ashley Davis & Sascha Rust, co-owners of Copper Pot Seddon are
collaborating with La Sirene brewery, based in Alphington. Chief brewer Costa
Nikias will be bringing his wild yeast fermented brews and matching them with
wild, foraged ingredients gathered by Ashley, Sascha & their team.
6 courses, 6 beers $120/person
Bookings for all events are available on