On the Smeg Main Stage

Cooking Demonstrations

Hosted by Roberta Muir and featuring the best chefs and providores in Sydney. Learn all the secrets as chefs introduce their favourite providores and cook up recipes to showcase the most amazing ingredients.

Entry to Market Place and Cooking Demonstrations is included in your general admission ticket.


 11:30pm  Luca Ciano hosted by Carmel Ruggeri
Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi with Sultanas and Beef Flank Ragu

12:15pm  Giovanni Pilu from Pilu at Freshwater hosted by Roberta Muir
Spaghetti with Bug Meat, Semi Dried Cherry Tomatoes and Bottarga

1:00pm  Matteo Zamboni from Zambo hosted by Pat Nourse
Mushroom and Parmesan Risotto

1:45pm  Massimo Mele hosted by Roberta Muir
Stuffed Sardines with Fresh Herbs, Fontina and Pancetta

2:30pm  Nino Zoccali from The Restaurant Pendolino hosted by Anthea Loucas Bosha

Superfood Masterclass – Wild Weed Corset, Ligurian Coin Pasta with Macadamia Nut Pesto

3.15pm  Armando Percuoco and David Wright from Buon Ricordo hosted by Roberta Muir

Artichoke Masterclass – Everything You Need to Know About Preparing and Cooking

4.00pm  Federico Zanellato from LuMi Bar and Dining hosted by Pat Nourse

Hand Rolled Pici Pasta with Spring Onion, Broad Beans and Dry Yeast

4.45pm  Adam Swanson from Lot. 1 Sydney hosted by Roberta Muir

Cavalo Nero Gnudi with Wild Boar Ragu and Buffalo Ricotta

5.30pm  Richard Ptacnik from Otto Ristorante hosted by Roberta Muir

Spaghetti with Live Lobster

6.15pm  Johnny di Francesco from 400 Gradi and Francesco Spataro from Aperitivo hosted by Roberta Muir

Battle of the Pizza! Wood-fired or Fried..