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Foodie Favourites for Father's Day

With Father's Day on its way, here are some great foodie options from top notch Melbourne venues tailored to make the occasion extra special. Amazing offerings from Cookes Food, Maker & Monger and King and Godfrey.

Cookes Food – 3 Ways to Treat Dad

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To celebrate every type of dad this year, premier catering and events company Cookes Food has you covered. Cookes have put together three deliciously curated boxes to suit any appetite, from their classic Greek Box, a fancy Cheese Tasting Box paired with France Soir wines and a mega BBQ Box to make any meat lover happy. 

If your dad likes to think he is a bit of a grill master and a clicker of the tongs, then gift him with the Cookes Food BBQ Box. It comprises of marinated rib eye, a selection of Donati’s sausages, onion jam, shaved slaw with jalapeños and caper mayo, roasted rosemary potatoes, house-made cornbread, tiramisu and a bottle of Pyren Vineyard Shiraz. The BBQ Box serves up to four people and is available for delivery and takeaway for $190.

If meat isn’t his thing, but swirling wine at the dinner table is, the perfect box for him is the cheese tasting one complete with two premium 375ml bottles of France Soir wine. A selection of cheese including Delice de Bourogne, Fourme D’ambert and comté is served alongside fresh pear, fruit crostini, homemade lavosh and walnuts for $100.

The last box is the Greek box featuring slow roasted lamb shoulder, smoked yoghurt and mint, classic Greek salad with fetta and vinairgrette, roasted rosemary and garlic potatoes, wood fired flat bread and their famous baklava ice cream. It serves two people for $80.

To order any of the above for takeaway or delivery for a small fee for this Father’s Day, head to to place your order.

Maker & Monger – Cheers to Padre

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Melbourne’s favourite cheesemonger Anthony Femia of Maker & Monger has put together the perfect pack to spoil your dad, grandpa, or any fatherly figure in your life for Father’s Day. The Cheers to Padre breakfast & brunch pack features a bunch of Spanish goodies to spoil dad, including a jamon, manchego and quince toastie, mac n cheese with buttered leek, roasted capsicum and chorizo, a cult favourite packet of Bonilla a la Vista Spanish chips, four cans of Stomping Ground ale, and Marion’s famous Basque cheesecake.

The pack is $90 and also includes a signature Maker & Monger tote bag. It will be available to pick up in-store or delivered straight to your door for a small fee. Orders via (up until Thursday 3 September).

King and Godfree for Father's Day

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Australia's oldest licenced grocer has gone all out to spoil dad this Father's Day, with two packs to choose from, perfectly suited for morning or night.

The Father's Day Breakfast Box contains everything you need for an impressive fry up and more. It includes a dozen free-range eggs, a loaf of sourdough, K&G house blend ground coffee, fresh tomatoes, La Boqueria chorizo, Salt Kitchen Lincolnshire sausages, Uncle Smallgoods streaky bacon, a six-pack of Dr Marty's Crumpets and Sicilian orange marmalade. It's available for pick up and free delivery for $85.

For something more sophisticated, the King of Antipasti box is available for $95 and includes everything to make an impressive platter at home; three types of salumi, grissini, water crackers Sicilian green olives, fruit paste, two kinds of cheese and mixed nuts. It's paired perfectly with an Everleigh Bottling Co. pre-batched Negroni and a bottle of Monte Tondo Valpolicella; a delicious red from Veneto. Orders through