Australia Day with Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Celebrate a Grand Australia Day with Grand Hyatt Melbourne’s delicious Australian inspired menu, because it wouldn’t be Australia Day without lamb and a lamington!  Menu Thursday 26 January 2017, 6:00pm – 10:30pm Main Course: Slow cooked lamb rump, organic black beluga lentil salad, pickled barberries, Meredith goat curd $35 Pair it with a glass of…

High Tea in Style with Cristina Re

Australia’s leading luxury lifestyle designer, artist and entrepreneur Cristina Re, of High Tea in Style by Cristina Re, shares the real celebration of telling a story over a cup of tea and its expression of friendship, happiness and liberation. In the mid 1800s, it is believed that the Duchess of Bedford, one of Queen Victoria’s…

30 Years of Excellence

This week Grand Hyatt Melbourne celebrated 30 years of Excellence in service and care, in true Grand style, with a party that took guests on a journey back in time and to great heights! Guests were taken on a visual and culinary journey throughout the hotel, with surprises and delights around every corner. Beginning in our stunning hotel…

HYFASHION with CON ILIO & Kelly Smith

Grand Hyatt Melbourne is thrilled to announce our exclusive HyFashion partnership with Australian fashion designer CON ILIO and internationally acclaimed illustrator Kelly Smith. The concept behind the HyFashion project was to bring Melbourne’s iconic shopping scene to life through fashion and art. With our hotel located on the Paris End of Collins Street, we enjoy…

Made in Melbourne : StrangeLove Soda

StrangeLove Soda believe they have successfully succeeded in recreating the taste of homemade ginger beer using electrifying, authentic ginger; sour, succulent lemons, and sultry, cinnamon spice. Along with the ginger beer, James Bruce from StrangeLove Soda shares with us the secrets behind the whole range of their quirky Melbourne-made blends. “We wanted to disrupt a…

It’s All About the Sweetness: Gippsland Strawberries

Along the fertile pastures of Gippsland in the small town of Shady Creek, situated in West Gippsland, just over 100 kilometres south-east of Melbourne, is Collins Kitchen’s strawberry supplier, Gippsland Strawberries. Grown using hydroponic methods, we learn about why this method of strawberry production is a positive step towards a sustainable ecosystem. “The opportunity for…

The Perfect Drop: The Melbourne Gin Company

Being in the wine industry for over 20 years, and having his own wine label ‘The Wanderer’ located in Gembrook at the southernmost vineyard in the Yarra Valley, Andrew Marks is always striving to create the perfect drop each season. An appreciation for martinis and a fascination with the notion of creating the ‘unattainable ideal…

A Vintage Affair: Méribel Fine Foods

Méribel Fine Foods is a Melbourne based wholesale dairy distributor who work with a variety of specialty cheeses. The main focus is on produce from Victoria’s abundant countryside, bringing artisanal handcrafted cheese to the table. Director and global cheese judge Ian Roberton shares his passion behind stocking such unique products. Nearing the 27th anniversary since…

Story of Devotion: Jason Camillo Executive Chef

Leading the culinary team in Collins Kitchen is Jason Camillo, award winning Executive Chef. In 2008, Jason joined Grand Hyatt Melbourne following the hotel’s $45 million redevelopment, moving across from his home state of South Australia to open Collins Kitchen. The restaurant sets a new benchmark for hotel dining, providing a contemporary concept unlike any…

A Family Tradition: Yellingbo Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Family, quality and sustainability are all core values behind award winning Yellingbo Gold Olive Oil. We sit down with director Jeremy Meltzer, who shares how their commitment to quality and integrity continues to grow. The Yellingbo olive grove, located in the Yarra Valley, 60 km east of Melbourne’s CBD has been in the family for…