Says Mimmo Lubrano, CEO, Sandhurst Fine Foods: "We're a company built on
family and tradition so we understand how both of these things shape
who we are and how we enjoy food. The Festival of Nonna gives us all a
chance to appreciate the people who first inspired many of us and get
closer to the tastes that make Sandhurst products so popular."
chef Andrew Cibej, renowned for his work at Sydney's favourite
restaurants Vini, Berta and 121BC, will cook side-by-side with Nonna
Valerie Cibej creating a five-course meal with Italian prosecco for $50
Workshops will be held with chefs Luca Ciano (of 2
Michelin-starred Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia in Milan), Massimo Mele
(previously of La Scala on Jersey) and Sara Oteri (Series 7, MasterChef
Australia), plus their Nonnas, sharing authentic, time- tested Italian
techniques passed down to them, with interactive, hands-on
Saucy gnocchi, tender veal, delicious antipasti
and other delectables from their ancestral homeland will be served up on
a traditional table for guests to enjoy. Coupled with heady, aromatic
wines the five-course meal is sure to hit the spot with those who enjoy
food 'just like Nonna used to make'.
Tickets to the Festival of
Nonna dinners are priced at $50 and guests will enjoy a five course
meal, wine, prosecco and a bag of Italian goodies to take home. Tickets
for workshops are $30.
For more information on the dinners, food workshops and to purchase tickets, please visit festivalofnonna.com