For groups of 40 - 80 guests

Lunch with Cook-off for larger groups is a programme suitable for groups over 40 guests. These are held in the commercial kitchen (as opposed to Ruth and Paul's homestead kitchen). Great for workplace bonding, these classes are interactive and competitive.

Price: $120.00 (excluding GST) per guest

This price includes a full set of recipes for guests to take home, Lunch with Cook-off led by Ruth Pretty Catering Chefs.

Prices excludes wine and beer. With your proposal we will show you a range of beverages to choose from.

We have a range of menu options. Contact us on for menu options to suit your group.


Sensational Sushi and Perfect Pasta  

A Ruth Pretty chef will demonstrate and teach the art of preparing, rolling and  presenting sushi and pasta. 

 Guests will be divided into teams and their skills will then be put to the test.
A competition with prizes* awarded for;
Best Presentation
Team Who Had the Most Fun
And of course "1st place” 
 *  We can organise prizes from our Kitchen Shop to suit your price range.

Lunch Menu  

Variety of Pasta
Variety of Sushi

Roasted Pumpkin, Golden Pepper and Walnut Salad
Tunisian Carrot Salad with Black Olives, Mint and Coriander
Asparagus and Preserved Lemon Salad
Salad of Springfield Greens with Herbs and Flowers

 White Chocolate and Blackcurrant Crème Brulees
Zespri Green Kiwifruit Sorbet  

Caffe L’affare Primo Plunger Coffee, Loose Leaf Tea, Herbal Tea Infusion