Event Kit was engaged by Melbourne Food and Wine Festival to deliver the Festival's iconic annual event, the 2017 World's Longest Lunch. Event Kit managed all aspects of event management from concept through to completion.


Challenge: to produce a world-class celebration to mark Melbourne Food and Wine Festival's 25th Anniversary.

Outcome: Event Kit led design and development of this unique outdoor dining event. The banquet table sat 1772 diners and spanned an impressive 600m along Lygon Street Carlton.

Event Kit managed all aspects of production including catering, temporary kitchen and services installation, public road closures and event delivery team. Partnering with strong large-scale event suppliers, Event Kit brought to life a truly unique experience for both patrons, and passers-by.

Festival founder, Peter Clemenger AM AO, praised the event saying "of it's 25 years, this World's Longest Lunch was the best he had experienced".