Date & Time
July 29, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue: Nevsky Russian Restaurant
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From Q- Qatar, FoodSocial Global Feast from A-Z continues to R for Russia in collaboration with one of Melbourne's best Russian restaurant - Nevsky Restaurant. Join us a for a perfect winter Russian extravaganza with an exclusive Russian food and vodka pairing experience . Enjoy a welcoming drink upon arrival as you meet and mingle with fellow foodies before sitting down for a traditional four course dinner banquet. Be entertained with a live Russian music performance, fun games and many more. Learn all about Russian culture from chef owner Ilya, and learn how to drink vodka like a Russian by their passionate staff. Don't miss out on a fun Saturday night in a private dining experience as we bring Russia to you!
What You'll Get
- A welcoming sparkling upon arrival
- Feast on four course banquet inclusive of hot and cold entrées, main and dessert
- Enjoy each course paired with vodka and dessert with coffee or tea
- Enjoy a live traditional Russian performance
- Enjoy an exclusive private dining experience
- Meet chef owner Ilya as he shares his passion for his heritage and culture
- Participate in fun games with prizes to be won
- Meet and mingle with fellow foodies
Meet Executive Chef & Owner Ilya Shekin
Ilya was born and bred in the great city of St. Petersburg, Russia and has worked . He moved to Australia with his family at the age 21. Having worked and gained experiences in numerous establishment, he met his wife whilst working at Caufield Club Hotel. Both of them opened few modern Australian restaurants before returning to his Russian roots. Nevsky Russian Restaurant was opened in 2011 to critical acclaim. If one cannot find Ilya in his kitchen, he can be found foraging for wild mushroom, catching eels or chasing deer in the High Country.
Pheh Sze or more commonly known as PS, is the founder of FoodSocial. She’s a part-time ‘legal drug-dealer’ (aka a pharmacist) but a full-time food lover entrepreneur and a philosopher at heart. When she’s not in her white jacket or planning her next culinary journey, she loves to ponder about the meaning of life.