From Copenhagen to London, Edinburgh Fringe and sold-out shows at food and arts festivals around Australia, multi-award-winning performer, singer and cook, Michelle Pearson is coming to the Daylesford region for the first 6me to dish up a delicious cabaret for all the senses.
While feeding her audience delectable dishes from a comfort food inspired menu, Michelle’s serves up a hilarious and heart-warming dinner journey in Comfort Food Cabaret on Friday 8 December at the Palais Hepburn as a special Christmas treat.
“Hepburn Springs and Daylesford are some of my favourite foodie destinations. I am so excited that we’ve been invited to perform our cooking cabaret in the region,” Michelle says. “I have a real affection for performing in regional areas in Australia and the people that make up these communities have a special place in my heart. I am looking forward to meeting all the local makers and foodies within the community and trying as much local produce as I can.”
With her seasoned musicians, Australia’s singing cook presents a recipe of live music, storytelling and cooking featuring jazz, rock and pop from Etta James to Cold Chisel whilst celebrating local produce in this musical food cabaret sensation.
COMFORT FOOD CABARET merges home-style cooking with recipe demonstrations, family tales and musical cabaret featuring a live band. It draws on Michelle’s culture and personal experiences and has received widespread acclaim in Australia and overseas after sell-out seasons at the Edinburgh Fringe, Adelaide and Melbourne Fringe Festivals and Tasting Australia, as well as extraordinary performances at Copenhagen’s three Michelin star restaurant, Geranium, and London’s South Australia Club Gala Dinner.
Born and living in South Australia, Michelle Pearson is a distinguished cabaret performer, vocalist and more recently cook and caterer. She is recognised by her powerful and soulful sound, moving interpretations of songs and warmth and honesty in performance. Michelle is the recipient of the South Australian Government’s Made in Adelaide Award and Best Cabaret Award at the Adelaide Fringe, Best Eat and Drink event at the 2023 Adelaide Fringe as well as the Adelaide Theatre Guide’s Award for Best Cabaret.
Michelle will be appearing at the Palais in Hepburn Friday 9 December 6.30 for 7 pm Show.