Curtis Stone Events Australia is announced as the catering partner for Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

After a competitive tender process, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria are excited to announce their new catering partnership with Curtis Stone Events Australia. 

A match made in culinary heaven, both brands have recently enjoyed impressive successes.  

Curtis just won 2 more Michelin Stars this month, one each for his multi award-winning LA restaurants Maude & Gwen, after winning his first for Maude in 2019.  

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria was recently voted Australia’s Best Major Tourism Attraction. The heritage-listed landscape in the heart of Melbourne is one of the most beautiful in the world, with rolling green hills, elegant lakeside vistas and shady picnic areas. It is the premium outdoor event space in Melbourne, able to accommodate scores of visitors comfortably. 

“I’m delighted to announce this new partnership with Curtis Stone Events at Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, says Tim Entwisle, Director & Chief Executive, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.  

“It’s a winning combination – the experience and ethos of Curtis Stone, perfectly matched with the most stunning botanical landscape in the world, and recent winner of Victoria’s Major Tourist Attraction for the third year running!” 

Curtis Stone Events (CSE) is the brainchild of Michelin-starred and much-loved Aussie Chef Curtis Stone. Partnering with his brother Luke Stone and lifelong friend Chris Sheldon, CSE was born in February 2020. CSE is a dynamic and vibrant brand, widely known for challenging the industry norm and being at the forefront of innovation.  

CSE will be bringing a new series of public events to the Gardens, including Curtis’ hugely popular ‘Picnic Society’ concept which was born during Covid – allowing visitors to the Gardens to have the ultimate al fresco experience. Ticketed events will include ‘Curtis & Friends’, where Curtis and his celebrity chef friends will host lunches and dinners.  

CSE will also be providing the ultimate in catering and hospitality for the array of private events and weddings that the Gardens have become synonymous for.  

The Gardens is a beloved place where lifelong memories are made, and Curtis and his team excel in creating experiences that leave guests talking long after the last glass is poured.