Dining Season at Fairweather!

Restaurant & Food Store

Facile {easy, wind-down} Dinner

Eating at a Fairweathers’ Facile Dinner is a relaxing experience, with a focus on enjoying great company & winding down for the weekend. Pat creates a seasonal menu, sometimes the dishes are plated, sometimes shared, inspired by classic cuisine and to be enjoyed with friends and family. The set menu is $50per head and can also be enjoyed with matched wines & cocktails from our carefully selected drinks list!

 25th November 2016    9th December 2016      27th January 2017       24th February 2017        24th March 2017         21st April 2017        26th May 2017


Formelles {formal} Dinner

Saturday evening is where we embrace adventure, passion & creativity with a chefs menu that will delight the senses and make for an unforgettable evening! There are no rules! Chef Pat gets to use the techniques, methods and ingredients that brought him to Australia and work in Chefs hat restaurants. This is an intimate dining experience. $80pp.

 22nd October 2016         5th November 2016           10th December 2016       18th February 2017           25th March 2017         15th April 2017


Session du Dimanche {Sunday Session}

This will be a very Fair weather affair (only a handful a year)! Very garden produce inspired and a time where Jackie, not Pat plays in the kitchen. The menu & table will be communal, we can all come together to enjoy food, the season, good company and perhaps a stroll around the garden. $65 pp includes cocktail on arrival {yes very saucy!}

 30th October 2016 (Cup weekend)       15th January 2017  – Sold Out              New date- 29th January 2017          5th March 2017

 Roadside Food Store’s open most days Spring – Autumn!

 Restaurant -Bookings are essential as our numbers are limited and all events are fully licensed. Private bookings available phone 0425 773 492

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New Classes for the remainder of 2016!!

Cooking, Garden & Lifestyle Sessions

August 2016

Sunday 7th Warm Up with Spice Cooking Class  $70 – SOLD OUT

Saturday 27th Aromatherapy in your everyday – Make & Take Workshop with Kathryn Rees

Babies & Mamas includes 10 Rollerball blends to take home 10.30am – 1.00 incl morning tea $60

Men’s Essentials – For yourself gentleman, or for a handmade gift for Father’s day, make a Beard or Pre shave oil, Hand scrub and a Cologne. 2 – 5pm incl arvo tea $60

September 2016

Sunday 25th Aromatherapy Make & Take Workshop with Kathryn Rees

Household EssentialsHand Sanitiser, All purpose cleaner, Bug spray 12.30-3pm $45 includes snacks!

Wonder Womandiscuss how aromatherapy can support hormones & emotions, skin & hair health, take home Nail & Cuticle Oil, Make up Remover, Roll – on Perfume blend (just for you!) 3-5pm incl healthy afternoon treats $50

Both sessions $85 *more on our website

October 2016

Saturday 15th Wicking Beds & Crop Protection with Nets $40 each session or both classes $60 (includes lunch)

November 2016

Wednesday 30th Christmas treat making, lots of great ideas for homemade gifts 10am – 2.30pm includes light lunch $60  *evening session available if required

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Fairweather She Is!!!

It’s coming to that time of the year, we didn’t call her fairweather farmgate store for nothing! You’ll find the Farmgate store at 1556 Goulburn Valley Highway Thornton open most of the year, most days. Except Winter – true to her name, the Fairweather store finds its too cold & damp during winter and will be shutting after the Queens Birthday weekend and re-opening for Spring, but don’t be alarmed, you can find all the tasting treat, pickled pickles, crunchy granolas, saucy sauces and more at Lavender Hill Florist in the main street of Alexandra – 95 Grant St, open Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm, Sat 9am -1pm!


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Farmgate Food Store is Open!

12189849_895816703799158_963479164615640176_n Farmgate Food Store Now Open!

Open Friday, Saturday & Monday (closed for winter)

Friday – Bake Day open 8am-6pm, Friday Coffee Social – coffee carte will be about on fairweather days from 8am-11am

Mondays – Wholefood day – from late November salads, smoothies and sugar free treats

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Cookie Girl Biscuits!

So excited to announce a new buisiness under the Fairweather Farmgate umbrella – Cookie Girl Biscuits will be in fabulous food stores soon, just finalising some logos and packaging. There will be some of the old classics and a new gluten free & wholefood range, all made with Organic flour & Free range eggs. I’m always looking for great places to put my stock into so if you are an interested food store or cafe, give me a call xx jackie

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Great Popup at Dairy

This week we had a great popup at the Alexandra Dairy Cafe, with nearly 50 fun loving foodies, friends & diners who joined us. Thank you to all those who came along & to Vincent and Amanda for letting us use their beautiful venue.

Deliciously, Jackie & Paddy (more…)

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