Our Big Kitchen (OBK) is a community run, non-denominational, industrial kitchen where meals are prepared for distribution to needy people across Sydney. OBK offers a place for people to come together and cook for a good cause. Teams can choose whether they want to take the meals and donate them to an organisation of their choosing or if they would like to have OBK donate them to one of their partner charities and shelters, such as the Salavation Army, St Vincent’s De Paul, Lou’s Place, Mary’s House, Rough Edges, The Clown Doctor, Oasis Youth Support, Youth off the streets, Wayside Chapel, Jewish House, Caretakers Cottage, Several women’s refuges, several childrens refuges, Domestic Violence shelters, The Greek Orthodox Church, Redfern Community Centre, Asylum Seekers.

The program includes:

  • Arrive, snack on arrival
  • Talk about OBK, team bonding, the people OBK supports, and relevant stories

  • Cooking a hot meal

  • Making a dessert

  • Lunch Break (OBK Provides lunch, the participants will get a sample of the meal they prepared)

  • Package meal with “company” logo

  • Closing Talk and photo

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Our Big Kitchen, 36 Flood Street, Bondi


$90 per person for under 20 people

$1700 for 20 people thereafter $80 per each additional person

Optional Lunch for an extra $30 per person

This is tax deductible as OBK is a registered charity

No. of People Required

Minimum number of 8 people for each session, and they can take groups of up to 120 people.

Time Commitment

Weekdays, 2.5 to 3 hour duration. Sessions begin at 10am and 1pm

Other Requirements

Dress: wear closed shoes, and long pants.

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