EASTER SPECIAL!

WATCH how our HOT CROSS BUN gelato is made.

It’s been a busy week of baking at Messina HQ; we’ve made thousands of fresh hot cross buns in house, buttered them and then smashed them all up ready to be freshly churned into our gelato in your nearest Messina store.
AVAILABLE from today for one week only (and once in the whole year), this spiced, buttery, extra chunky gelato is sure to get you in the mood for Easter eating… and an extra long weekend!
WHAT’S THE EASTER SPECIAL?

HOT CROSS BUNS: Hot cross bun gelato smashed with buttered hot cross buns

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BRISBANE STORE: NOW OPEN!

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Brisbane, the wait is over. No more trawling through the the inner city markets and pop ups to see where we’ll be frantically scooping for a day – we now have permanent gelato digs, so you can come and visit us whenever your heart desires.

With the potential to be our flagship store, this beauty is one of our designers proudest moments.  Nick Palumbo; Messina’s founder and self described ‘frustrated architect’ has created quite the masterpiece, along with Vie Studio – amping up his design specs to do justice to The Melbourne Residences brand new retail space.  The vibe is juxtaposed somewhere between an Apple Store and your (cool) grandma’s retro living room – with 9m high concrete walls and ceilings, 70’s mahogany panels and geometric wooden built in cake cabinets.  It wouldn’t be a Messina store without polished concrete floors, an expansive bright red cabinet filled with 35 flavours and 5 specials and a whole lotta light streaming in from the floor to ceiling glass.

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NIGHT NOODLE MARKETS!

**VERY VERY GOOD LUCKY FORTUNE BAR**

*10TH-27TH NOVEMBER*

MELBOURNE

Ni hao, kon’nichiwa, sawatdee-kah!! We chimed into our oriental origins and asked our chefs to come up with the most VERY VERY GOOD creations they could think of; to bring you the best lucky dip of Asian desserts for NIGHT NOODLE MARKETS 2016! and so the VERY VERY GOOD LUCKY FORTUNE BAR was born.

Over three weeks in the best season of the year (food festival season), you’ll be able to get your hands on four exclusive, extra sticky Messina treats!

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TRAMSHEDS, GLEBE IS OPEN!

SHOP 3, 1 DALGAL WAY, FOREST LODGE

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Tramsheds is one of Sydney’s lost treasures, which has now been restored to its former glory.

The abandoned 1904 Tramway Depot famed for it’s graffiti has now relaunched as Harold Park TRAMSHEDS, Glebe – designed specifically to house a hand selected bunch of Australia’s finest providers and purveyors of food innovation.

The site’s history has provided some interesting inspo for Messina founder Nick Palumbo. As well as being a mad scientist with an obsession for gelato, Nick is also a self described ‘frustrated architect’.  You may have noticed our most recent stores are getting more and more 70’s with a dose of art deco in them…another one of Nick’s obsessions. Don’t worry there aren’t too many more.

Before every Messina opening, Nick disappears from the office, sets up camp on site (grows a questionable beard) and doesn’t leave that site until the Messina is open for business.

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ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW

Messina Mobile - Royal Melbourne Show

We’re rolling into the ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW in our seriously retro 1969 Citroen MESSINA MOBILE – you can learn more about the new addition to our family here.

Come and visit us to get your hands on our hand made choc tops and custom scoops:

CREMINO CHOC TOP – choc lined waffle cone, italian meringue, choc hazelnut ganache, salted caramel gelato, dark choc dip and amaretti biscuits

THE HONEY POT CHOC TOP – Choc lined waffle cone, milk choc gelato, honeycomb pieces, yellow white choc dip, honeycomb sprinkles

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MESSINA EATS: WONDERBAO

If you didn’t make it to MESSINA EATS: HUXTABURGER, get ready for round two… MESSINA EATS: WONDERBAO.

We’ve started to run monthly (or so) two-day pop up events, mainly fuelled by how much we love eating. We’re aiming to bring some our favourite and the most f*cking delicious food creators we could think of to Sydney. They look after the lunch & dinner and we do dessert.

This time around we’re feeding our obsession with baos. WONDERBAOS to be precise. WONDERBAO have one tiny shop in Melbourne where they pump out some of the best gua baos we’ve tried (and we’ve tried a lot).  Andrew, one of the owners, has spent years perfecting the art of handmade bao pastry and traditional BBQ pork buns.

Plus, we’re making deep fried ice cream balls for 2 days only! Come join us…

WHEN: 29/30TH JULY. 12pm – late both days

WHERE: MESSINA ROSEBERY, SYDNEY

No tickets required, just turn up and we’re aiming to have enough food for everything this time!

Follow the FACEBOOK EVENT for the latest info or read more here

MESSINA EATS WONDERBAO MENU

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HILLS FOOD FESTIVAL – MESSINA’S INTERNATIONAL SOUP KITCHEN

Messina's International Soup Kitchen

 

This weekend we’re popping up at THE HILLS FOOD FEST at the AUSTRALIAN BREWERY  in Rouse Hill.  MESSINA’S INTERNATIONAL SOUP KITCHEN is making a come back with all of it’s finest ‘dessert in a can’ creations, including BLACK FOREST BISQUE, FAUX PHO, ZUPPA DUPPA and the AMERICAN CHOW DOWN.

We’re excited to have our first stand in The Hills, and to be surrounded by other great vendors like; Bao Stop, Hoy Pinoy BBQ and craft beer and cider from the Australian Brewery + there’ll be live music, kids activities and a JUMPING CASTLE.

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MESSINA EATS HUXTABURGER 17TH-18TH JUNE!

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MESSINA EATS… A PLACE TO STUFF YOUR FACE!

**FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 17TH-18TH JUNE **

*12PM TILL LATE OR UNTIL SOLD OUT*

Come along to our 2 DAY LUNCH AND DINNER POP UP extravaganza hosted in our very own carpark at MESSINA HQ ROSEBERY (58 Mentmore Ave).

Expect a day and night filled with eats, beats and community feasts with our special guests all the way from Melbourne – HUXTABURGER AND MR CLAWS serving up the best burgers (vegetarian available) and finest lobster rolls + chips.  We’ll also have handmade soda on tap by our friends at PS SODA.

We’ll be churning out our famous CREMINO CHOC TOPS + all your favourite scoops will be available at our Rosebery store.

If that wasn’t enough, there’ll also be live music with local loop pedal artist Mark Crotti dropping in to serenade us.

Pop up delivery will be available via Deliveroo for all menu items.

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TRUFFLE WEEK

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TRUFFLE WEEK IS TAKING OVER THE MESSINA CREATIVE DEPARTMENT

**JULY 20-23**

Creating a night that will test all senses, the king of the fungi family is making a guest appearance at the CREATIVE DEPARTMENT for 4 evenings.  Saluting truffles from around Australia and Europe, our head chef will be reinventing the 7 course degustation, paired non alcoholic drinks and nectars of the gods to champion the truffle delicacy in each and every dish.

BOOKINGS
Regular and Truffle Week tickets are now available through our booking system.  Select a date between 20-23rd July for TRUFFLE WEEK bookings. Bookings are available in groups of 2,4,6 or 8.

WHEN
Wednesday – Saturday
July 20-23, 7pm or 9pm sittings

COST
$200 per head

INSTAGRAM
@MESSINACREATIVE

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