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Cooking Class and Wine Dinner

General Events At The Deck Cafe Lovedale located at Gartelmanns Wines The Deck Cafe Lovedale located at Gartelmanns Wines

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On Friday 15th January Save to calendar

Cost: Cost $160 per person includes, cooking class, dinner and wine.

Starting at 3:30pm and finishing at 9pm

Matt Dillow


02 4930 9007


Classic tomato basil bruschetta

Served with Gartelmanns Blanc de Blanc


Herb potato gnocchi with snap peas, Binnorie Fetta and olive tapenade

Served with Gartelmanns Semillon


Slow braised bbq’d preserved lemon and confit garlic octopus

Served with Gartelmanns Reserve Chardonnay


HUGE T-bone with Rosemary roasted potato, caramelised onion, fire seared eggplant, capsicum and zucchini flowers

Served with Gartelmanns Reserve Shiraz


Basil pannacotta with fresh raspberries and berry coulis 

Served with Gartelmanns Ambrosia

Cooking Class with Chef Owner Matt Dillow

Learn how to create some of my favourite Italian inspired dishes;

Classic bruschetta 

Herb potato gnocchi 

Olive tapenade

Slow braised octopus

Confit garlic

Cook the most amazing 1.5 kilo T-Bone

Fire sear eggplant and capsicum

Make the most devine pannacotta 

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