Recent Events

As our Society is based in Sydney we have enjoyed access to wonderful venues for the enjoyment of food and wine.

Highlights of each year include the Society’s self catered functions where talented and passionate cooks showcase and share their expertise.


January: Picnic in the Park, Balmain


December: Christmas Lunch

September: Spring Luncheon

August: Midweek Lunch at The Little Snail, Pyrmont

July: Ian Arnold Dinner at Silks Brasserie, Wentworth Falls

May: AGM, Stanhope Gardens

March: Victor Gibson Dinner & Federation Weekend, Ballarat

January: Picnic in the Park, Balmain


December: Christmas Lunch

June: Midweek Lunch at Café Lyon, Lindfield

May: AGM

April: French Wine Tasting

March: Picnic in the Park, Stanhope Gardens


December: “Leonie’s Lunch”, Pho Sam Restaurant, Epping

July: AGM & Ian Arnold President’s Dinner, Saveur, Roseville

January: Picnic in the Park


December: Christmas Lunch

September: Spring Luncheon

August: Ryde TAFE Degustation dinner

July: Ian Arnold Dinner, Saveur, Roseville

May: Annual General Meeting

April: Victor Gibson Dinner and Federation Weekend, Orange (hosted by MWFSS in conjunction with Sydney Ladies WFS)

March: Lunch, Bistro 54, Hunters Hill

January: Picnic in the Park, Balmain


December: Christmas Lunch, Saveur Restaurant, Roseville

September: Spring Luncheon

August: Degustation Dinner, Ambassador Restaurant, Ryde TAFE Campus

August: Lunch, Bistro 54, Hunters Hill

July: “Ian Arnold Dinner”, Quoi, Castle Hill


May: Annual General Meeting

April: Federation Convention in Geelong

March: Sunday Brunch

January: Picnic in the Park, Balmain


December: Christmas Lunch – Bistro 54, Hunters Hill

October: “Taste of France” – French Wine Tasting

September: Ryde Catering College degustation dinner and the Spring Luncheon

July: President’s Dinner, The Ian Arnold Dinner, celebrating 40 years


May: Annual General Meeting

April: Victor Gibson Weekend in The Grampians, Vic

March: Weekend at Port Stephens

January: Picnic in the Park, Balmain


December: Visit to the Children’s Medical Research Institute, donation from the ‘Ian and Mary Arnold Memorial Fund’


December: Christmas Luncheon at Vinery Foods, Annandale

November: MWFSS Visit to the Children’s Medical Research Institute, Westmead

September: Degustation Dinner, Ryde Catering College – Thursday 1

September: Spring Luncheon – Sunday 11

July: President’s Dinner at Palais, Luna Park – Saturday 9


April: Federation Weekend in Melbourne

April: Wine Tasting – Saturday 9

March: Lunch at Argo, Pymble – Friday 18

February: Dinner at Nithik’s Kitchen, Rozelle – Saturday 27

January: Picnic in Elkington Park, Balmain – Sunday 3


December:  Christmas Luncheon @ Sugaroom, Pyrmont

Spring Luncheon 2015

Spring Luncheon 2015

November: Degustation Dinner, Ryde Catering College

September: Spring Luncheon

August: Regional Wine and Dine weekend, 28-30, Mudgee

Mudgee Weekend 2015

Mudgee Weekend 2015

July: President’s Dinner, Saturday 11 @ Palais, Luna Park

May: Annual General Meeting

May: Exploratory trip to Mudgee

April: Federation Victor Gibson Weekend with further extra curricular winery and restaurant visits – Adelaide

March: Movie and Meal – Wednesday 11 @ Roseville Cinema and SaltPepperNutmeg

March: Light lunch followed by a tasting of wines from the last century – Sunday 1


Trevor – wine tasting

February: Wine & Food Festival – Wednesday 18 @ Courtney’s Brasserie, Parramatta

January:  Picnic in Elkington Park – Sunday 5

Elkington Park 2015

Elkington Park 2015


December: Christmas Lunch – Sunday 7 @ Aqua Dining, Milson’s Point

October: Mid-Week Dinner – Wednesday 15 @ The Malaya, 39 Lime Street, Sydney

September: Spring Luncheon – Sunday 14 @ the home of Jim and Diane Rolls

August: Mid-Week Lunch – Wednesday 20 @ Nithik’s Kitchen, 679 Darling Street, Rozelle

July: President’s Dinner Weekend – Friday 4 and Saturday 5 @ Silvermere Guest House, Wentworth Falls