Christmas in July

South Sydney Community Aid – Christmas in July 2015

We’re very proud to have been a part of South Sydney Community Aid’s Christmas in July celebration on 15 July. Bill Yan and all the crew at SSCA do a fantastic job support the communities of Redfern, Alexandria and the surrounding suburbs – bringing much happiness to all.

From Eat. Drink. Give., we’d like to recognise our Patron, Justice Michael Walton and thank our volunteers on the day, Judy Shade, Jayne Madden, Elizabeth Shaw, Will Lam, Sasha Connie Tong, Kang Ma, Bill (Santa) and David. You all did an amazing job preparing and serving the food to the 120+ attendees on the day – who, by all accounts, thoroughly loved it!



Cook Off 2015 – The Finalé

The Finalé of the EDG Cook Off for 2015 was nothing short of spectacular! Once again, we were back at Glebe Town Hall to test the culinary skills of our three finalists.

And our finalists certainly turned it on for the 30 guests who came along to enjoy six delicious courses throughout the afternoon. However, there could be only one winner on the day and San San Lim just nudged out Judy Leung and Shintaro Morimoto for the title of Cook Off Champion for 2015.

We’d also like to thank our contestants assisants on the day – Mrs Lim, Will Lam, and Carey Ho for their amazing efforts as well.

All proceeds from the Cook Off go towards our Food Without Prejudice Project, helping support those less fortunate in the community.

Our next project will be Christmas in July at South Sydney Community Aid on 15 July, where we’ll be putting on our usual Christmas lunch for the good folks of Refern and Alexandria. See you all then!



Cook Off 2015 – Round 1

Round 1 of the EDG Cook Off for 2015 saw a fantastic turnout at Glebe Town Hall – with everyone keen to try the amazing culinary creations of our contestants.

Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the fantastic selection of dishes that were served up but, unfortunately, only three contestants could proceed to the final.

Our three finalists were San San Lim & Doris Teoh, Judy Leung and Shintaro Morimoto. We’d also like to thank our other contestants Tammie Ma, Meillie Wong, Will Lam, Carey Ho and Sam for preparing all their wonderful dishes as well.

Onwards to the finalé!



Harris Community Centre Christmas Celebration 2014

Once again we found ourselves back at the Harris Community Centre for the annual Christmas celebration for the third year in a row. Everyone who came along thoroughly enjoyed the evening and got to enjoy some lovely food along with a few gifts from Santa.

Big thanks go out to our EDG volunteers who helped on the night and all those who have attended our events throughout the year that helped contribute in any way (big or small) to making this happen.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year one and all!

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Christmas in July

South Sydney Community Aid – Christmas in July

On Wednesday 23 July 2014, Eat. Drink. Give. were pleased to take part in South Sydney Community Aid’s ‘Christmas in July’ celebration.

The nearly 150 attendees enjoyed some wonderful entertainment performed by members of the local community, while EDG provided the a special ‘Christmas’ lunch to to warm up the guests on a cold winter day.

We’d also like to thank Sandy Jan, Yanying Kuang, Hien Duong, Mark Campbell, Sasha Connie Tong, Carey Ho, Daisy Lau, Dee Cheng, Jayne Madden, Judy and Roma Grist for their tireless efforts on the day.

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Cook Off 2014 – Finale

Congratulations to our Cook Off 2014 winner Ellyn Tse, as well as our runners-up Brendon Harrington, Will Lam and Erich Ian. The food was amazing and all guests went away thoroughly satisfied.

We would like to thank all our sponsors – Macleay St. Bistro, Umi Sushi Group, Noni B and Alluneed Clothing. Finally, thank you to all our competitors, volunteers and guests from both rounds – we couldn’t have done it without you!

The proceeds from both rounds of Cook Off 2014 go towards our ‘Food Without Prejudice Project’ helping to provide special dining experiences like those less fortunate than ourselves.

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Cook Off Round 1

Cook Off 2014 – Round 1

Once again, we had 10 contestants battling it out in the kitchen to see who would come out on top in Round 1 of the EDG Cook Off for 2014. Guests enjoyed a selection of delicious canapés prepared by our amateur chefs accompanied by fantastic wines provided by Macleay St. Bistro.

However, only four would proceed to Round 2: Erich Ian with his ‘Crack Tart’, Ellyn Tse with her ‘Balinese Lemongrass Roll’, Brendon Harrington with his ‘Washed Ashore’ and our top contestant for the day, William Lam with his ‘Galangal Prawns’.

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Christmas ‘Give’ Project 2013

On Friday 13 December, we were excited provide our annual Christmas Give project at the Harris Community Centre in Ultimo. While it was a smaller group than previous years, all who attended were certainly appreciate of the good food that was on offer. We’d like to thank the Harris Community Centre for once again giving us a opportunity to spread some Christmas cheer, and to all of our volunteers – especially the team from Westpac who took time out to help! Merry Christmas everyone!

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Summer on the Green

Summer on the Green

Eat. Drink. Give. was pleased to participate in ‘Summer on the Green’ – a collaboration between numerous organisations in the Redfern/Waterloo area, helping those disadvantaged in the community. There were many contributors on the day and we provided our signature goodie bags for the attendees to enjoy.

Special thanks go to Carey Ho, Stephen Wan and Sasha Connie Tong for helping out on the day.

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Eat Sing Give

Eat. Sing. Give.

Thank you all who attended and gave support to the very first series of Eat. Sing. Give. held at Joy Luck Kitchen at Dynasty Karaoke. One successful night with great food and some awesome singing – All for a good cause!

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