A Dinner to Remember with Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston & George Calombaris | Mumbai | Pop-up Dinner



Course 1 – Snack Attack

Korean Hotteok – Matt

Vegemite Scroll Crisps, Fava Bean Puree, Sifnos Onions & Ishka Caper Leaves – George

Option – Spanakopita Bites, Macadamia Skordalia – George

‘Potato & Cheese’ Croquettes, Whipped Goat’s Cheese, Romesco Sauce – Gary

Course 2 – George

Olive Oil Poached Tuna, Tzatziki, Warm Pita Breads, Mountain Oregano

Vegetarian: Smoked Eggplant, Tzatziki, Warm Pitas, Mountain Oregano

Course 3 – Matt

Arabian Gulf Prawns, Finger Lime Butter Sauce

Vegetarian: Slow-cooked Carrot with Cardamom Pickle & Kentucky Fried Carrots

Course 4 – Gary

Lemon Ricotta Raviolo, Yogurt Dried Mint, Nut Brown Butter, Golden Raisins

Course 5 – All 3

Fried Cheese Saganaki with Peppered Turkish Figs

Course 6 – Gary

Braised Australian Lamb Shank, Méchoui Spices, Pommes Fondant, Three Flavours of Winter

Vegetarian: Crisp Thousand-layered Potato, Méchoui Spices, Three Flavours of Winter

Cypriot Grain Salad, Cumin, Yogurt & Pomegranate – George

Course 7 – Sweet Attack

George Calombaris’ Baklava Ice Cream Sandwich

Matt Preston’s Roasted White Chocolate Tart

Gary Mehigan’s Dark Chocolate Ganache, Salted Caramel & Passion Fruit


Gary was born and grew up in the UK. Gary marks the two Michelin-starred restaurants that were the most formative in his early career. He moved to Australia in 1991, working at top restaurants before venturing into business at 31. MasterChef was, by all accounts, a game-changer for all involved. Eleven years and 12 series later, Gary, Matt & George became part of our daily viewing. MasterChef Australia series 2 was the highest rating show on Australian television, and the show has inspired a new generation of young cooks to embrace food and cooking. Gary says he feels blessed in his career; it has allowed him to travel, indulge his passions, and meet extraordinary people. By admission, he has felt the pain and pressures of failure but enjoyed great success and couldn’t wish for more. He values honesty, enthusiasm, passion and compassion, and above all else, he loves to teach.


Matt Preston is a renowned figure in the culinary world, celebrated for his distinctive style and invaluable contribution to the realm of food and entertainment. With a career spanning several decades, Matt has made a lasting impression as a culinary critic, journalist, and television personality.

Matt is best known for his role as one of the beloved judges on the television show ‘MasterChef Australia.’ His role in the show, spanning over a decade, not only showcased his culinary knowledge but also endeared him to viewers for his affable and approachable persona. He played a pivotal role in nurturing aspiring chefs and brought a sense of mentorship to the show. Matt Preston is not just a culinary critic and TV personality, but a true culinary icon.


George Calombaris is an internationally-renowned chef, celebrated for his exceptional culinary skills, innovative concepts, and influential presence within the food industry. He has earned recognition and acclaim for his contributions as a chef, restaurateur, and television personality.

He is not just a culinary maestro but a culinary entrepreneur and influencer who has left an indelible mark on the culinary world. His dedication to culinary excellence, innovation, and mentorship has solidified his status as a respected figure in the global culinary community. Whether through his cuisine, television presence, or advocacy for his industry, George continues to shape the future of food and dining.