MEET OUR MELBOURNE ZOO
DIANNE KERRY, Executive Chef
Dianne Kerry is at the helm of Melbourne Zoo Events’ culinary team. As an award-winning Executive Chef with over three decades of successful experience, Dianne is highly adaptable and accomplished in numerous food styles. She enjoys tailoring events that enhance the Zoo setting and the guest’s experience.
Jane is passionate about events, food and providing exceptional customer service. Her experience at other iconic Melbourne events venues such as the National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Museum has given her good insight into providing clients with unique event experiences. She can always find an event solution based on any budget and any event requirement.
VANESSA SURACE, Sales Executive – Wedding & Social
Passionate. Dedicated. Insightful. Three words that best describe Vanessa’s many strengths. Her vast knowledge of the wedding industry and extensive experience provides her with a wealth of information to share with her clients. From initial enquiry to your special day Vanessa’s impeccable standards will see your dream wedding come to life. Read Vanessa’s recent events industry interview .
Catherine is a natural when it comes to the wedding and events industry. Her positive and enthusiastic attitude along with her experience in both event operations and coordination has helped contribute to her ongoing success. Catherine prides herself on her attention to detail and strives to execute all aspects of her events seamlessly so that her clients can enjoy the moment. You can be assured with Catherine in control your next event will be planned to perfection.
Amelia has played various roles in the hospitality and events world, in both the UK and Melbourne. Melbourne Zoo Events brings out her strengths in organisation and communication, as well as her love for animals and the outdoors. With Amelia’s expert assistance, your corporate function will be in safe hands, and become a smooth and enjoyable experience from start to finish.
How to get here
Melbourne Zoo is located only minutes north from the city centre, within Royal Park, and a quick drive from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport.
Elliott Avenue, Parkville 3052
Car parking: $2 for five hours.
Public transportation options
Getting to Melbourne Zoo by public transport is easy.
Tram 55 runs from William Street in the city centre every day, stopping directly outside Melbourne Zoo.
Trains run from Flinders Street Station on the Upfield line every day, stopping at Melbourne Zoo’s own Royal Park Station.
Bus route 505 from Moonee Ponds to Melbourne University stops outside Melbourne Zoo.