Gelato Messina

Messina teams with Peters Ice Cream to launch gelato bars in Australian supermarkets

October 13, 2020

It seems last year’s collaboration between Gelato Messina and Peters Ice Cream was only the start of something delicious and beautiful, releasing limited edition drumsticks to supermarkets across the nation to much fan-fare. Now, the partnership has resulted in three new gelato bars, permanently hitting Coles, Woolworths and independent grocers in Australia. The new range […]

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You can now get Gelato Messina’s famous Magic Mushroom cake for $21

September 16, 2020

To celebrate its 21st birthday in Australia, eBay has partnered up with those dessert mad scientists over at Gelato Messina to bring back one of their most famous creations. Available for a limited time exclusively through eBay Australia, with all proceeds going to Beyond Blue, the treat is a refined take on the brand’s classic […]

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Messina hooks up with Coco Pops for white chocolate gelato

August 21, 2020

Seeing as just about every brand in Australia has Gelato Messina on their ‘must collaborate’ list, it was only a matter of time before Kellogg’s tapped the dessert lords to help celebrate the relatively new White Chocolate version of the company’s famed Coco Pops. From September 1st, Gelato Messina will be slinging a Coco Pops […]

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Messina has made an indulgent Nutella cookie pie

June 7, 2020

One of the most reliable truths in Australia’s busy scene of casual eats is that Gelato Messina will always manage to tease out that wide-eyed child inside of you. You know, the one that acts as if they’ve just discovered dessert for the first time and hence goes all weak at the knees over just […]

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Peters release super premium collection of Gelato Messina drumsticks

January 11, 2019

The first big Australian brand collaboration of 2019 is here, teaming Peters Drumstick with Gelato Messina for a limited edition collection of four drumstick ice creams. Launching around Australia from mid-January, the collection reimagines four of Messina’s most popular flavours as the classic Aussie drumstick as we steam towards what is usually the hottest month […]

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8bit and Gelato Messina are giving away free food for a month

October 16, 2018

Free food lovers rejoice, as both 8bit Burger and Gelato Messina are kindly giving away freebies in Sydney and Melbourne, for a whole month. Not only that, but the free food is all from exclusive creations in partnership with Liven to celebrate the launch of their own cryptocurrency. Hence, the food is cryptocurrency themed (wtf). […]

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Gelato Messina release new Tim Tam flavours: Turkish Delight, Iced Coffee and Choc-Cherry Coconut

January 29, 2018

For the second time ever, iconic Aussie snack lords Arnott’s have teamed up with dessert gods Gelato Messina to create three new gelato-inspired flavours for the infinitely loved Tim Tam. The last time we this dream collaboration popped up, we got four new iterations of the legendary biscuit, the best being “Black Forest” and the […]

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Messina are doing dessert katsu sandwiches at Night Noodle Markets (Sydney)

October 5, 2017

Not content on letting anyone else steal the spotlight at this year’s Night Noodle Markets in Sydney, Messina have went and flipped some classic Japanese dishes into masterful dessert creations. It’s no surprise of course, Messina are always pumping out these new and exclusive desserts for huge events like NNM, but this year is on […]

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Messina are delivering free brownie packs tomorrow via Deliveroo

September 27, 2017

Dessert empire Gelato Messina are hooking up with delivery service Deliveroo tomorrow to sling out some freebies to sweet-toothed customers around Australia. For one day only, on Thursday 28th September, Messina will be packing up special “Brownie with Benefits” packs and those who are quick on the draw to order one up to their door […]

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Night Noodle Markets return as Good Food Month announce their 180-event 2017 program (Sydney)

August 20, 2017

Good Food Month have announced their return to Sydney with the detailing of over 180 events that incorporate talks, chef collaborations, experiences and events. Kicking off on October 5, the crowd-favorite Night Noodle Markets will again take place in Hyde Park with forty food stalls. Guests can expect the likes of House of Crabs, Mr […]

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Stan is bringing Twin Peaks’ iconic Double R Diner to Sydney and Melbourne

May 10, 2017

Stan Australia recently turned Sydney’s great Thirsty Bird into Los Pollos Hermanos to celebrate the season three premiere of Better Call Saul on the SVOD service. Now it appears a similar type of promotion will be going down for the forthcoming, and very long awaited, return of David Lynch’s genius Twin Peaks, with Stan marking […]

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Gelato Messina are serving up pies at their Rosebery HQ this weekend (Sydney)

March 13, 2017

You know Messina Eats right? That delicious foodie series created last year by Gelato Messina in which the dessert empire invites all sorts of savoury champions to their Rosebery HQ in Sydney to put together a carpark feast. It’s back this weekend, and this time Messina have tapped into one of their young chefs, Tom, […]

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Canberra’s Good Food Month kicks off this weekend with a delicious line Up

March 4, 2017

Citi’s Good Food Month is returning to Canberra, with a series of bespoke food experiences held across the city and regional ACT.  Kicking off yesterday, local and visiting foodies can get a taste of exciting dinners, lunches and events until the end of the month. Some of Australia’s top chefs are collaborating with Canberra’s hottest venues to […]

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Taste Test: Gelato Messina’s Tim Tam range

February 5, 2017

On January 26th Arnott’s announced that their latest Tim Tam collaboration would be with one of Australia’s most beloved dessert brands, Gelato Messina. Excitement was immediate. Messina have become the go-to for funky gelato flavours, and Arnott’s iconic Tim Tam remain one of the country’s most beloved snacks (they are even available in the U.S […]

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Arnott’s announce Gelato Messina Tim Tam range

January 25, 2017

Call this the dessert collaboration to end all dessert collaborations (and we all know just how many pop up just about every week). Arnott’s have had the good sense to take their iconic Tim Tam biscuits and introduce a range of new flavours in partnership with none other than the most in-demand dessert brand in […]

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You can get $1 tubs of Gelato Messina this afternoon only (Sydney, Melbourne)

January 24, 2017

Just a few weeks ago a heartbroken woman left a voicemail message for Messina, essentially cutting ties with them because she couldn’t get her favourite dessert on New Year’s Eve. The dominate dessert demigods may not have won her back by standing outside of her window with a boombox raised above their head, but we […]

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Gelato Messina, Mr Burger and more added to Velodrome Food Truck Festival (Melbourne)

January 19, 2017

The lineup has grown significantly for Velodrome Food Truck Festival since the inaugural Australia Day weekend event was announced late last year. Across four days, from 26th to 29th January, Melbourne’s newest arts and food venue, the Velodrome, is promising a packed out festival full of the city’s most famous food vendors as well as […]

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Even Santa hates the lockout laws in Gelato Messina’s epic new Christmas cake

December 13, 2016

Gelato Messina have gotten a bit cheeky with their latest Christmas creation, a cake which depicts the fate awaiting Santa if he’s planning to visit Sydney this year. “This year’s Christmas cake signifies the real life situation you could end up in this Christmas if Mike Baird gets his wicked way and keeps Sydney on […]

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Rosebery Christmas Market announces collaborations with Messina, Mary’s, Three Blue Ducks and more (Sydney)

December 2, 2016

Rosebery’s food-focused precinct Saporium will be pushing into the holiday season with a two-day festival of sorts, tasking some of their most popular tenants with forming a Christmas market, offering a range of unique gifts and food collaborations. Planned for Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th December, Saporium will transform into a lively marketplace with the […]

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Royal Croquet Club pops up on Bondi Beach for 11 days of food, music and art (Sydney)

November 24, 2016

Traveling culture festival Royal Croquet Club has officially debuted in Sydney after returning for its third overall consecutive year in Australia, propped up on the iconic sands from now until Sunday 4th December with a jaw-dropping list of some of the city’s most popular food vendors, fashion stalls, live music, experiential art installations, theatre, bars, […]

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Messina, Mary’s and more headed to Canberra for 10 day Commons Street Feast

November 14, 2016

Canberra is getting a big street food festival before the year’s end, a 10 day summer celebration helped along by some of the country’s fines as Commonwealth Park is turned into an oasis of food trucks, artisan chefs, craft brewers and custom art. The Commons Street Feast will run from 9th to 18th December, giving […]

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Best things to do in Sydney this long weekend (Sep 30th-Oct 3rd)

September 29, 2016

It seems like quite some time since we last had a long weekend, but thankfully the time has come for Labour Day to do what it does best and celebrate labour by subtracting it from our lives for one day. Monday 2nd October will (hopefully) be a work-free, stress-free day for you so make the […]

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Gelato Messina and Burn City Smokers plan Southern BBQ pop up for Sydney

September 23, 2016

As their awesome Messina Eats series rolls on, dessert lords Gelato Messina have tapped the folk behind Burn City Smokers to fire up for their latest weekend pop-up, bringing a heady mix of ice cream and good ol’ southern BBQ to Rosebery. For previous pop-ups Messina have gone with the likes of

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Tramsheds: what to expect from Rozelle’s new unique retail and dining precinct (Sydney)

August 21, 2016

In the coming months the city of Sydney is going to be seeing a major shift with retail and food precincts, from Circular Quay – with Gateway Sydney – to the inner-west suburb of Rozelle – with a major revamp to the old 1904 Rozelle Tram Depot. Tramsheds has to date been one of the […]

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Burger Project, Zumbo, Messina, and more for massive new Circular Quay precinct (Sydney)

August 21, 2016

Let’s be honest, Circular Quay has needed this for a very long time. Over 25 new venues are set to hit Sydney’s most iconic waterfront destination with a new $60 million DEXUS development titled Gateway Sydney, opening up in September as the area’s huge glass-fronted dining precinct set to rejuvenate and redefine the Alfred Street […]

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Gelato Messina are hosting a two-day gelato, bao, and soda pop up this weekend (Sydney)

July 26, 2016

After the sell-out success of their first Messina Eats pop up in the car park near their Rosebery HQ, Gelato Messina have decided to quickly bring the series back, welcoming in more of their friends to stage another two day food bender that this time includes baos and hand-crafted soda. While the first one was […]

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Doughnut Time, Gelato Messina, Bourke Street Bakery and more will be at Splendour in the Grass

July 13, 2016

As if a three-hour set from The Cure and finally witnessing The Avalanches post-Wildflower wasn’t enough, this year’s Splendour in the Grass is promising its biggest food and lifestyle line-up to date. Following the success of having Mary’s up there last year (in the Gold Bar though), Secret Sounds have tapped into some of the […]

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Gelato Messina are opening a Newtown store (Sydney)

July 12, 2016

Australia’s iconic gelato champions Gelato Messina are finally expanding to include a store in the inner-west, and it’s going to be located right smack bang in the middle of Newtown’s King Street. Taking over the former Gelatomassi store at 262 King Street, Messina will be setting up towards the end of August (exact date not […]

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Best things to do in Sydney this weekend (17th-19th June)

June 17, 2016

There’s a lot going on around Sydney, and while most of it’s fun there’s some tearful goodbyes too as we farewell two of the city’s biggest events – Sydney Film Festival and Vivid Sydney – for yet another year. This is your last chance to charge up with the energy of both events while also […]

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Gelato Messina teams with Melbourne’s Huxtaburger and Mr Claws for Rosebery pop-up (Sydney)

June 7, 2016

They’re always into something. The team at Gelato Messina are preparing a two-day lunch and dinner pop-up in the carpark of their Rosebery headquarters this month, bringing with them a load of Cremino Choc Tops and some of the brand’s most popular scoops to put up beside two of Melbourne’s casual-dining big guns. The gelato […]

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