Over the winter months, Otahuna is pleased to offer local guests a unique series of opportunities to experience one of New Zealand’s most celebrated lodges. Whether you wish to try your hand at a cooking lesson in our demonstration kitchen or host an intimate gathering of friends and family in the Lodge’s ornate Dining Room, we hope to welcome you to Otahuna this winter.
COOKING LESSON SERIES
Ever wanted to take the stress out of hosting a dinner party? Building upon the great popularity of Otahuna’s past cooking lessons, the 2012 series will focus entirely on how students can plan the ultimate soirées for their guests with each lesson featuring different styles of cuisine. Expect to master easy recipes meant to impress and learn tips that will
best allow you to prepare before the event so that you can concentrate instead on hosting your guests.
These lessons – limited to a maximum of only ten guests each – will offer participants the chance to learn first-hand cooking secrets and practical techniques from Executive Chef Jimmy McIntyre, who has been profiled in Cuisine, Dish, Delicious, Gourmet Traveller and many other publications. Jimmy’s “potager to plate” philosophy utilises the freshest local ingredients, drawing upon the year-round selection from Otahuna’s exquisite, organic potager garden.
The Stress-Free Dinner Party — Mediterranean
Thursday, 24 May 10 am – 3pm
The Stress-Free Dinner Party — Asian
Sunday, 29 July 10 am – 3pm
The Stress Free Dinner Party — Seafood
Friday, 17 August 10 am – 3pm
Tony Townley is a luxury lifestyle specialist and owner of Luxury Adventures. Contact us for booking information.