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Shane Delia is an award winning chef, entrepreneur and founder of food delivery marketplace Providoor.

Shane appears as a television presenter, print contributor, author, charity spokesperson and brand ambassador. He has created three TV series: Spice Journey, Recipe for Life and Middle East Feast.

Shane’s restaurant portfolio includes his flagship Maha, a fusion of ancient cuisine and modern Mediterranean influences that results in a playful and full-flavoured Middle Eastern style that is a pillar of Melbourne’s fine dining scene and a One Hat recipient in The Age Good Food Guide since 2009.

Alongside Maha, Shane operates neighbourhood wine bar Maha East, and most recently Middle Ground and Maha Bar.

Our Collaborations

Biggie Smalls

Quality produce combined with fun, innovative and urban flavour combinations sets Biggie Smalls apart from the rest.  Celebrity Chef, Shane Delia’s Biggie Smalls is bringing a new, authentic flavour to the food scene.

Now Biggie Smalls has partnered up with ARE, and created it’s next evolution exclusively for the Melbourne airportBiggie Smalls DinerSet to be the most exciting venue yet, the Diner will have a strong focus on plated breakfasts, grab and go, and now exceptional Vittoria coffee! Design superstars Studio Y have brought to life an engaging, experiential venue that will be a game changer not just to Melbourne Airport, but airports across the country.  There is no doubt that Biggie Smalls Diner will continue in the tradition of its sister stores and bring food, flavour and fun times to Melbourne Airport’s customers for years to come.

Biggie Smalls Diner is located in Melbourne Airport’s Terminal 3 (Virgin Terminal)

Middle Ground

Middle Ground is open in Melbourne Airport – inspired by chef Shane Delia and his love and passion for food. Middle Ground is all about flavour, serving Middle Eastern inspired fresh and healthy foods prepared with love and attention to detail catering for the health and nutrition conscious traveller.

Located in the Qantas Terminal 2 link, Departures level, Melbourne Airport