What To Expect

We can't wait to host you and your team at Cooking For a Cause. Please come prepared for an active and rewarding experience, here's all the information you need to know before you start cooking!


What To Expect

We can't wait to host you and your team at Cooking For a Cause. Please come prepared for an active and rewarding experience, here's all the information you need to know before you start cooking!

COVID-19 Update

We always have strict health and safety regulations around food production, however at the moment we are particularly cautious with the Covid-19 posing ongoing threat.

You must ensure you are in good health and not experiencing any flu like symptoms or any other health concerns that may result in food becoming contaminated. This is particularly important due to the demographic of people at our recipient agencies who will consume the food prepared.

We ask that you follow all relevant State guidelines and ensure that you have signed into the relevant QR code or equivalent register.


Infection Control Guidelines

What to Wear

Please arrive at 15 minutes before your session starts. This 15 minutes is important to COVID check in, wash hands, set up, put bags away, get aprons on etc.

For the safety of your team in the kitchen, please ensure you follow the below. Participants wearing uncovered shoes or heels will not be permitted in the kitchen:

  • Closed in, flat and comfortable shoes such as sneakers are a requirement;
  • NO high heels, ballet flats or open-toed shoes;
  • Long hair is to be tied back;
  • Please remove any jewelry or items of value prior to arriving.


Helpful Documents

Your team’s contribution will make a real difference for people in your community! Please read these PDFs before attending the Cooking For a Cause

Where is the event, and is there parking?

Location: Warehouse G3/G4, 46-62 Maddox St, Alexandria NSW 2015 (Google Maps)

Please note, there is no parking on site is available. You will need to park outside of the complex, or please consider public transport/uber options (encouraged).

This is a working warehouse estate, and the parking spaces are used for regular deliveries by other companies who operate within the estate (i.e our neighbours) as well as our own regular deliveries and pickup/drop offs. Thank you for understanding!

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (Google Maps)

1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006

Click here for the MCEC Venue Map.

Enter via the Clarendon St Entrance opposite Crown Casino

Once you enter the building turn left and follow the yellow OzHarvest signs towards the commercial kitchen. If you get lost please go to the Customer Service Desk and they will direct you to the kitchen space.

Location: OzHarvest Melbourne

Unit 3, 49 Bertie St, Port Melbourne

  • Tram 109 to North Port Station / Light Rail is a 700m walk.
  • Bus 235 to Derham St / Williamstowb Road is a 300m walk.
  • Street parking on Bertie St, Bridge St, and Fennell St.

Please do not park onsite as this space is reserved for our yellow vans.

Location: Sticky Rice Cooking School

96 Old Mount Barker Rd, Stirling SA 5152 (Google Maps)

Take the Stirling exit from the Princess Highway (Freeway). Turn left at the roundabout into Pomona Road, also signposted Mount Lofty. At the top of Pomona turn left, then immediately right into Old Mt Barker Road. Sticky Rice Cooking School is about 500m along on the right.

Look out for the 2m Buddha statue at our entrance.

Location: 19 on Green Community Centre

19 Green St, Brompton SA 5007 (Google Maps)

Street parking available on Green Street

  • Buses: 150, 251
  • Closet train station: Croydon

Location: The Fresh Centre, Rocklea Markets precinct

385 Sherwood Road, Rocklea (Google Maps)

We recommend putting The Fresh Centre Rocklea into your GPS, as the Rocklea Markets precinct is a big place. Turn off Sherwood Road on to Martin Taylor Drive. Before you reach the security checkpoint boom gates, turn left and park in the Commercial Centre car park. Enter the Fresh Centre main entrance – the Market Kitchen is on the Ground Floor on the right. There is free 3 hour parking on site in front of the Fresh Centre.

Please do not park in the Flower Markets (sign-posted) as this car park will close before your session concludes and your car will be locked in.

Alternatively, secure paid parking ($5 per day) in Rocklea Markets CP1 off Sherwood Road, just behind the Puma Petrol Station. The Fresh Centre is a short 3-5 min walk along Sherwood Road then Martin Taylor Drive, walking towards the Markets and away from the Puma Petrol Station. Please factor in this walk time to your arrival plan.

Location: OzHarvest Gold Coast Kitchen

The 4217, 10 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise (Google Maps)

Parking at The 4217 is available at Bruce Bishop car park offering 1600 car spaces on seven (7) levels. Bruce Bishop Car park website.

Bus & Light Rail

The G:LINK Light Rail, stops only 250m from The 4217. Disembark at Cavill Ave and walk towards Beach Rd and you wont miss us! Find out more about the G:LINK here.

It’s easy getting to The 4217 by Bus, head to Translink to plan your journey.

The location for Perth Cooking For a Cause changes. Please contact the person who booked, or alternatively email the Perth team. Click here to email