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Sacred Meat in Sacred Places - Feb 20th 2021

Summer of Fun in Ballarat 2021

Summer of Fun in Ballarat with Peter Ford Saturday 20th February As part of the Summer of Fun in Ballarat 2021 campaign by VisitBallarat and Commerce Ballarat, PFC hosted two fun-filled, educational events at the iconic Ballarat Convent Gallery up on Victoria Street the that sold out!   Sacred Meat in Sacred Places with Peter…

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A local legend during Covid-19 – Commerce Ballarat

What has PFC been doing during these times? In the current light of Covid-19, Commerce Ballarat have interviewed Peter as a ‘local legend’ and asked him what Peter Ford Catering has been up to during these difficult times. Watch the video below to hear what PFC have been doing!

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The Real Meal Newsletter

The Real Meal – Newsletter The team at PFC have been busy behind the scenes re-introducing The Real Meal, which is an additional arm of Peter Ford Catering. The Real Meal began in 2008 as a ready to eat meal option. It was sold as a wholesale item into Ballarat & Melbourne independent supermarkets until…

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A few words in light of the current Coronavirus situation

Just to remind everyone, food safety, hygiene and the strictest food handling techniques continue to be the hallmark of Peter Ford Catering in its 20th year of operation. The Food Act 1984 as the regulatory authority in Victoria ensures the highest level of attention in food production always. We thank you for your support in…


2020 Masterclass Series

Peter Ford Catering brings you a series of Master classes for 2020 which are immersive, educational and on location. Featuring produce from our local region, you’ll enjoy the sights and sounds of the featured producer venue, whilst learning from innovative local chef, Peter Ford. Click here for more information and tickets

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Peter Ford Catering at the Apollo Bay Seafood Festival 2020

Peter Ford Catering will be serving up our seafood creations at the Apollo Bay Seafood Festival on Saturday 15 February 2020, from 10am – 9pm.  We hope to see you there! General admission tickets are available via

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Peter Ford Catering turns 20

2020 is a special year – marking 20 years for Peter Ford Catering and 40 years since Peter Ford began his apprenticeship.

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Plate Up Ballarat 2019- Peter Ford Catering Demonstration

Sher Wagyu tataki, roasted shallot & chili dressing, fried garlic, wakame, potato crisp Click here to view recipe

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400 Guests !!!

Watch Peter Ford Catering put up an off-site dinner for 400 people with special guest, Sir Bob Geldof   



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Ballarat on a Plate – Secrets Magazine

  For the past 15 years, Peter Ford has embraced Ballarat’s local produce via his eponymous catering company. This, combined with his broader work championing the region’s food bowl make Peter the perfect chef to interpret Ballarat as a dish. “Lately there’s been a gentrification of Ballarat taking place and you can see that through…

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Dinner with Peter Ford – Ballarat Lifestyle Magazine Summer 2014 Edition

Seared scallop, pork belly, asparagus and pickled fennel

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Fine dining meets fine jewellery

When local Jeweller Gems & Jewels wanted to celebrate Danish supplier Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen’s 50th Anniversary, they called on Peter Ford Catering to create a 5 course degustation Danish inspired menu.

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“We honestly couldn’t have asked for anything more.”

Buangor Cobb & Co Stables was the setting for this intimate country wedding. Guests strolled over from the local church to the delightful charm of the Cobb & Co Stables. Canapés  and bowl dishes complimented the relaxed atmosphere of the day. From the client – “Dear Peter, Thank you so much for catering our wedding! You…

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Marquee Wedding on the family farm

A lavish marquee on a family farm set the scene for an elegant New Years Eve Wedding. Peter Ford Catering delivered a Table Banquet style menu which complimented and enhanced the tranquil, social ambience of the evening. Every aspect of this wedding was truly individual, a guest from each table was invited to carve the meat…

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Ballarat in Bloom shows off best of the city in spring

BLOGGERS and journalists from around Australia are spending the weekend watching Ballarat blossom. Writers from publications such as Home Life, The Australian and Sunday Style, as well as bloggers from mamamia and Eat and Drink, were invited to spend two days seeing the best Ballarat has to offer in art, culture, food, wine, fashion, shopping,…