Neil Perry’s burger project opens in Melbourne Central this week

Continuing the swift roll out of Neil Perry’s popular Burger Project chain, the celebrated fine dining chef has officially announced a big expansion in Melbourne, giving the city it’s third outlet as the brand opens this week at Melbourne Central. The shop will be located on the ground floor of the LaTrobe Street shopping centre from Friday 24th March, pumping out this house-made gourmet burgers that has so far seen Burger Project become a major name in the world of fast-casual in Australia. ... Read More | Share it now!

Neil Perry’s Eleven Bridge to close in May; announces special farewell menus (Sydney)

It was big news last year when world renowned chef Neil Perry announced the closure of his beloved Rockpool Est. 1989 at 11 Bridge St, Sydney. The shock came about as a need for something closer to casual emerged, which gave way to Eleven Bridge. Now even that’s set to close this coming May, with Perry and his Rockpool Dining Group planning a new dining concept to open at the side by the middle of this year. ... Read More | Share it now!

Urban Purveyor Group acquire Neil Perry’s Rockpool Group

As they approach the end of what has been a tremendous year of growth, hospitality juggernaut Urban Purveyor Group have announced a merger with Neil Perry’s Rockpool Group to create what is now known as Rockpool Dining Group. It’s a coup for the Quadrant Private Equity backed group, who have employed global hospitality veteran Thomas Pash to serve as Chief Executive Officer in collaboration with Perry, who will moving into a new role as Head of Culinary. ... Read More | Share it now!

Burger Project, Zumbo, Messina, and more for massive new Circular Quay precinct (Sydney)

Let’s be honest, Circular Quay has needed this for a very long time. Over 25 new venues are set to hit Sydney’s most iconic waterfront destination with a new $60 million DEXUS development titled Gateway Sydney, opening up in September as the area’s huge glass-fronted dining precinct set to rejuvenate and redefine the Alfred Street strip with three levels of light, airy design from architects Woods Bagot. ... Read More | Share it now!

Neil Perry’s fine dining institution Rockpool will close and reopen as Eleven Bridge (Sydney)

For almost three-decades Neil Perry has invented and reinvented Sydney’s dining scene with the illustrious Rockpool (currently officially known as Rockpool Est. 1989), but in a surprise announcement the Chef is closing his Bridge Street flagship for good. The news comes as quite a shock to Sydney’s dining scene, which is already planning to wave goodbye to beloved dining spots Marque and Ume later this year, and Perry has certainly indicated that it wasn’t an easy decision to put an end of one of Australia’s most well known fine dining mainstays. ... Read More | Share it now!