ITALIAN PASTA COOKING CLASSES

Currently all our classes are on hold due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

As soon as the restrictions are lifted dates will be uploaded to the site.

 

Get your hands all floury in this hands on 3-hour pasta class where you will learn the art of traditional hand rolled pasta. Along with making seasonal sauces, bread and dessert and concluding with lunch around our table with coffee and biscotti.

Classes are run all year, so choose a date and book a spot.

While we are experiencing the same uncertainties in the face of the COVID-19 outbreaks as you are, we would like to assure all our guests that at Our Italian Table we are following all the guidelines given and have full resources (hand sanitizer, gloves, masks, individual hand towels) available during an event/class.

To help eliminate the spread of the virus, for the next few weeks, all classes are able to be booked as a private function, thus only the guests you book in with will attend. Once a booking has been received the date will be closed.

If you would like to book a specific date please contact Jen for availability.

 

The Grape Italian Escape

This is a truly unique and memorable tour experience out amongst the vines not to be missed! Immerse in a fun filled day beyond the vines touring a working winery, followed by a hands-on informative Italian cooking class and then gather around the table for a shared leisurely lunch taking in picturesque views of rolling vineyards and the Brokenback Ranges – a touch of Italy and serenity right in the heart of the Hunter Valley!

  • Meet and Greet/Pick-up at approximately 9:45am for a 10:30am start from all accommodation in Lovedale, Cessnock, Rothbury and Pokolbin (enquire for other locations). Return transfers at the end of lunch (around 4:00pm).
  • Commence with a guided winery tour with tastings at one of Hunter Valley’s oldest producing wineries and discover the history behind the Hunter Valley and what makes us a world-renowned wine producing region.
  • Next, we will arrive at Nicita Estate nestled amongst the vines, with views in all directions, where you will be warmly greeted by your host Jen for the afternoon with a welcome glass of prosecco or soft drink and starter of house made bruschetta.
  • Then we will gather in the kitchen for an informative guided masterclass and “hands-on” Italian style cooking class filled with pasta making, sauces and a delectable dolce using seasonal and local produce, with lots of laughter as you discover and perfect traditional recipes from Jen’s extended family’s heritage and passion from her 20+ years experience working in the industry.
  • Next, you are invited to join her at the table and take in the beautiful surroundings for a shared feast of all the creations you have made, along with an antipasto plate, salads and enjoy a glass of BYO wine or beer to compliment your lunch.
  • Cap off your picture-perfect day amongst the vines relaxing with a game of bocce and enjoy your dolce creation served with a tea or coffee.
  • Take home cooking notes for all guests.

Now that’s a long lunch!

Cost: $199pp (all-inclusive – BYO Wine)
Tour Duration: 5.5 Hours + Transfers

PERSONALISED ITALIAN COOKING CLASSES

Gather a group of friends and head to the Hunter for a few days of R&R.  Include in your agenda a few hours of cooking at Our Italian Table where we can personalised our classes to suit the needs of your group.

From pasta to 3 course meals, sourdough bread and arancini , let us create an experience that will leave you wanting to come again.

Our usual classes are from 4 to 8 people but other sizes can be accommodated.

Our cooking classes are held all year round.

Contact Jen directly to discuss your requirements

ITALIAN LONG LUNCHES

Join us for our signature Italian Long Lunches at our long table under the pergola for a feast of Italian food with friends old and new.  Our outdoor venue is located on a seventy acre working vineyard in the heart of Pokolbin on top of the hill with 360 degree breathtaking views amongst the Shiraz and Chardonnay vines.

Gather with a group of friends whilst in the Hunter for an experience unlike any other.

Contact us to make a booking for a Long Table Event.

 

Please note: All prices and menus are subject to change without notice.

KIDS IN THE HUNTER

Are you in the Hunter with your kids for the weekend or holidays and looking for something different to do with them.

At Our Italian Table we have a tailor made class for parents and kids.

Work alongside your children for endless laughs and memories made. Delight in pasta making,  sauces and biscuit preparation.

We will be open across the Easter Weekend and all school holidays.  Please select from the dates below, or if you would like to book a specific date please contact Jen for availability.

Contact us to discuss how we can make an event to truly suit your needs.

While we are experiencing the same uncertainties in the face of the COVID-19 outbreaks as you are, we would like to assure all our guests that at Our Italian Table we are following all the guidelines given and have full resources (hand sanitiser, gloves, masks, individual hand towels) available during an event/class.

To help eliminate the spread of the virus, for the next few weeks, all classes are able to be booked as a private function, thus only the guests you book in with will attend. Once a booking has been received the date will be closed.