Image: Clare Hawley
Image: Clare Hawley
Image: Clare Hawley

Double Delicious

Contemporary Asian Australian Performance

The flavours and scents of our favourite dishes wind their way through the deepest recesses of our being, and even the thought of a particular meal can transport us back to a pivotal moment.

Season 27 February – 1 March
Sessions During APAM Gathering 7pm Thur 27 Feb, 5:30pm & 8:30pm Fri 28 Feb
Venue Abbotsford Convent


Double Delicious offers a taste of the meals that mean everything to five fascinating public figures.

From the creators of the critically acclaimed 2014 Sydney Festival hit The Serpent’s Table, this sumptuous storytelling and culinary experience sees storyteller cooks share the secrets behind the dishes that have proved significant in their lives. Join cooking legend Elizabeth Chong, writer and media personality Benjamin Law, kimchi specialist Heather Jeong, performance maker Valerie Berry, and choreographer and performer Raghav Handa as they reveal intimate glimpses into their lives in an immersive performance that tantalises all the senses.

Dates Thur 27 Feb 7pm, Fri 28 Feb 5:30pm & 8:30pm*, Sat 29 Feb 5:30pm & 8:30pm, Sun 1 Mar 5:30pm
*AUSLAN interpreted performance
 Abbotsford Convent
Price $75-85 + BF
Running Time 100 mins
Warnings Mild coarse language, smoke effects


Storyteller Valerie Berry
Storyteller Elizabeth Chong
Storyteller Raghav Handa
Storyteller Heather Jeong
Storyteller Benjamin Law
Musician Nicholas Ng

Director Darren Yap
Assistant Director Courtney Stewart
Set and Costume Designer Leocampo Yuen Hon-Wai
Composer & Sound Designer Nicholas Ng
Lighting & Projection Designer Verity Hampson
Dramaturge and Producer Annette Shun Wah
Chef Christine Ware