Below is a list of classes that we have offered in the past. Please note that none of these classes are now available to book, however we do repeat some classes throughout the year so fee free to contact us if you have any questions about upcoming classes.
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EVENT: Tinsel and Turkey
Event: tinsel and turkey
Wednesday 24 November 2021Wednesday 1 December 2021The time has come the walrus said to celebrate with buddies, colleagues and family members. Yah Tinsel and Turkey is back in town in Te Horo. We all need and deserve a pre-Christmas treat.Our Garden...

$60.00
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EVENT: WINE AND DINE WITH THE KING OF CHARDONNAY, MICHAEL BRAJKOVICH MW
Event: wine and dine with the king of chardonnay, michael brajkovich mw
SATURDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2020  “When Dad set out to make great Chardonnay he really only had his sights on making one great wine, Kumeu River Chardonnay - and for many years that's all we made. But, over time single vineyards put...

$230.00
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EVENT: World Wednesday's: Destination Germany
Event: world wednesday's: destination germany
Wednesday 16 June 2021We can’t travel the world, so we are bringing cuisines of the world to you, next stop – Germany! Join us in our Garden Room for monthly lunches, each month a new destination. Naturally, a glass of...

$50.00
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EVENT: World Wednesday's: Destination Spain
Event: world wednesday's: destination spain
Wednesday 14 July 2021You all have been loving our sell out monthly destination lunches! We can’t travel the world, so we are bringing cuisines of the world to you, next stop – Spain! Join us in our Garden Room for...

$50.00
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EVENT: World Wednesdays: Destination England
Event: world wednesdays: destination england
WEDNESDAY 20 OCTOBER 2021Join us on our final World Wednesday lunch for 2021... next stop – England! Naturally, a glass of bubbly or lavender lemonade is included.Boarding: 11:00am - 12:30PM, or 1:30pm - 3:00PM MenuStarterLittle Pork Pies with Springfield Pear Chutney and Baby Gherkins MainHerbed...

$50.00
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EVENT: World Wednesdays: Destination France
Event: world wednesdays: destination france
Wednesday 19 May 2021We can’t travel the world, so we are bringing cuisines of the world to you, next stop – France! Join us in our Garden Room for monthly lunches, each month a new destination. Naturally, a glass of French...

$45.00
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EVENT: World Wednesdays: Destination Greece
Event: world wednesdays: destination greece
POSTPONEMENT DATE CONFIRMED - WEDNESDAY 13 OCTOBER 2021This event will now proceed under alert level 1 or alert level 2.  You all have been loving our monthly destination lunches! We can’t travel the world, so we are bringing cuisines of the...

$50.00
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Everyone’s Favourite Friday Night Dinner Is Back
Everyone’s favourite friday night dinner is back
So many of you asked for it, we are delighted to bring back our famous Friday Night Fish & Chips at Springfield.  This is all about classy Fish and Chips, tasty accompaniments and good wines, served in style at Springfield,...

$120.00
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Family of Twelve Winter Feast
Family of twelve winter feast
If you require transport, check out www.miswift.org What better combination for a Winter day out at Springfield -- wines from the prestigious Family of Twelve wineries, food deliciously matched to the wines by Ruth and her chef team, and the vivacious winemaker...

$230.00
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Famous Friday Fish & Chips Night
Famous friday fish & chips night
Such a great turnout in March with rave reviews we are striking for another Famous Friday Fish & Chips Night at Springfield.This is all about classy Fish and Chips, tasty accompaniments and good wines, served in style at Springfield, Ruth...

$120.00
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Friday Frolics in our Garden Room
Friday frolics in our garden room
Friday Frolics are back better than ever. A wintry treat: On Fridays our attractive Garden Room is serving lunch, and you are invited. There are two sittings – 11.30am  to 1.00pm and 1.30pm to 3.00pm – and the set menu will...

$30.00
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Hong Kong Food City Secrets with Tony Tan
Hong kong food city secrets with tony tan
5 MAY 2018:  Eating out in Hong Kong’s breathtakingly rich and varied food scene is one of the world’s food and travel delights. Few know it better than Tony Tan, and he’s going to share his top picks, from fine...

$230.00
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How to High Tea: It’s Gin O’Clock!
How to high tea: it’s gin o’clock!
21 APR 2018: Any event that starts with a martini is A Good Thing, right?  The world is currently enjoying a gin explosion, and with local experts Lori Asquith and Adriaan Mathijs Voorn, Ruth will bring you right up to...

$130.00
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How to Summertime High Tea
How to summertime high tea
3 FEB, 10 FEB 2018:  The Springfield Garden Room is perfect for a summery High Tea with friends. All those windows let the sunshine in, the garden is in full splendour and, naturally, the food is light and delicious. Ruth...

$120.00
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Kids in the Kitchen Part 7, Au Chocolat Oh La La
Kids in the kitchen part 7, au chocolat oh la la with ruth pretty
Ruth reports "it’s a delight to see these kids concentrate on the tasks we give them, and beam with pride and the thrill of achievement at the finished product. We love it when parents let us know afterwards how much...

$90.00
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Kids in the Kitchen, Part 12: English Grub
Kids in the kitchen, part 12: english grub
WEDNESDAY 13 JULY 2016:  Ruth is a firm believer that every kid can and should learn to cook. Hundreds of kids (aged 9-14) to date have agreed, and had a lot of fun doing so in her kitchen. They are shown...

$90.00
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Kids in the Kitchen, Part 14: Home Baking
Kids in the kitchen, part 14: home baking
20 APRIL 2017:  Every kid loves to find home baking in the tins. This is the grown-ups turn to get the kids doing the baking. Which mouth-watering Kiwi classics will it be … ANZAC biscuits? Chocolate slice? Banana cake? Afghans?...

$90.00
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Kids in the Kitchen, Part 15: Special Occasion Baking
Kids in the kitchen, part 15: special occasion baking
12 JULY 2017:  This is the much-requested follow up to our recent Home Baking Kids class – what do you bake for a special occasion. Do you go down the delicate High Tea route? Or a jaw-droppingly gorgeous celebration cake?...

$90.00
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Kids in the Kitchen, Part 16: Let’s Cook Spanish
Kids in the kitchen, part 16: let’s cook spanish
WED 11 OCT 2017:  Ruth Pretty adores Spain and Spanish food, so she’s really looking forward to sharing some of her favourites at the next Kids in The Kitchen class. Best for kids 9-14.These have become school holiday winners for...

$90.00
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Kids in the Kitchen, Part 17: The Family Roast
Kids in the kitchen, part 17: the family roast
24 APRIL 2018:  This class for kids 9-14 is all about showing that a roast chicken dinner and apple dessert is not as scary as you think. It’s also a meal everyone loves, so a good place for kids to...

$90.00
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Kids In the Kitchen, Part 18 – Brunchalot
Kids in the kitchen, part 18 – brunchalot
12 JULY 2018:  An American invention, brunch is ideal for our relaxed lifestyle … and a perfect platform for Kids in the Kitchen to strut their stuff. Small yet deliciously tasty dishes are often easier for small hands to manage...

$90.00
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Kids in The Kitchen, Part 21: Birthday Brunch for your BFF
Kids in the kitchen, part 21: birthday brunch for your bff
Get organised for the April holidays with this delightful brunchy hands-on class for 7-12 year olds.  Brunch is perfect for developing valuable kitchen skills – think muffins, pancakes and smoothies. Imagine their pleasure in being able to make such treats...

$90.00
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Kids in The Kitchen: Eat your way around the country
Kids in the kitchen: eat your way around the country
WEDNESDAY 18 JANUARY:Ruth shares her love for regional food specialities with the latest in the immensely popular series of Kids in the Kitchen classes, for 9-14 year olds, with a virtual culinary tour. Wrapped up in an apron and under...

$90.00
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Kids in the Kitchen: Part 10, Packing a Picnic
Kids in the kitchen: part 10, packing a picnic with ruth pretty
Ruth and her team say these classes are huge fun for everyone. Wrapped up in Ruth Pretty Catering aprons, the excited youngsters (9-14 please) pay close attention, soak up information and love getting their hands dirty. "The sense of pride...

$90.00
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