For private groups of 10 to 30 guests

This class is great for the real "foodies”. Guests are greeted with morning tea or afternoon tea, and from then on, with Ruth Pretty Catering chefs, are cooking for themselves. This can be geared towards lunch or dinner.

 

Programmes

Lunch Programme
10.00am
Guests arrive at Springfield House
Morning tea (to include espresso) is served
10.30am Hands on cooking class begins
This is held in the farmhouse kitchen at
Ruth and Paul’s home
Our chefs work with your group to prepare lunch
1.00pm Pre-lunch drinks and passarounds are served
2.00pm Seated for lunch
4.00pm Estimated conclusion and guest departure
Dinner Programme
2.00pm
Guests arrive at Springfield House
Afternoon tea (to include espresso) is served
2.30pm Hands on cooking class begins
This is held in the farmhouse kitchen at Ruth and Paul’s home
Our chefs work with your group to prepare dinner
5.00pm Pre dinner drinks and passarounds are served
6.00pm Seated for dinner
8.00pm Estimated conclusion and guest departure

Price:
$240.00 (excluding GST) per guest

This price includes exclusive use of the Springfield house and recipes to recreate your favourite dishes from your choice of class at home. Prices excludes wine. Please see the wine list here. 

See below for the class menus. Contact events@ruthpretty.co.nz to book.





 

     

Summer Menus

Barbecue Bonanza

Ricotta and Pesto Torte with Crostini 
Sugar Club Scallops with Tomato Chilli Jam and Sour Cream
Westcoast Whitebait Fritters

Parmesan Crumbed Eggplant Rounds with Lemon Saffron Chutney

Ribeye Steaks with Chilli Prawns and Fixings 
Balsamic Chicken with Caramelised Limes 

Potato Salad with Celery and Caper Dressing 
Kumara, Corn, Avocado, Cos Lettuce Salad with David’s Tangy Lemon Dressing 
Crisp Vegetable Salad with Watermelon, Lime, and Mint 

Variety of Ruth Pretty Ice Creams with Chocolate Fountain and Ice Cream Cones
Caffe L'affare Primo Espresso Coffee, 
Loose Leaf Tea, Herbal Tea Infusion

Italian Staycation

Tuna and Oregano Mousse with Crostini
Lamb and Mozzarella Meatballs in Tomato Chilli Jam

Fresh Pasta with Tangy Lemon Dressing and Herbed Prawns (or Roasted Vegetables)

Chicken Marbella
Venetian Fish Salad

Lemon Potato Wedges with Oregano
Broccoli with Black Olives and Parmesan
Braised Beetroot with Balsamic Vinegar

Torta Caprese with Seasonal Fruit and Amaretto Mascarpone

Caffe L'affare Primo Espresso Coffee,
Loose Leaf Tea, Herbal Tea Infusion

 

    

 Winter Menu

Ruth's Winter Favourites

Spinach and Feta Fritters with Lemon Saffron Chutney 
Sugar Club Scallops with Sweet Chilli Sauce and Crème Fraiche 

Warm Chicken, Herbed Prawn and Egg Salad with Capers

Roast Ham Sirloin in Maple Syrup Marinade with Apricot Relish
Agria Potatoes with Honey Mustard Dressing and Crunchy Sprinkle
Braised Beetroot with Onion and Balsamic
Melange of Winter Vegetables With Orange Cumin Dressing

White Chocolate and Blackcurrant Crème Brulee with Poached Tamarillos
 
Caffe L'affare Primo Espresso Coffee,
Loose Leaf Tea, Herbal Tea Infusion