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Join the members of CIRA (Council of Italian Restaurants in Australia) at the 6th annual GUSTO festival, an all-day event exploring the cuisine and culture of Italy’s diverse regions through cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, a discussion Forum, kids’ cooking classes and tastings from some of Sydney’s leading Italian chefs, producers, provedores and importers. There are 5 cooking demonstrations, 3 wine tasting workshops, 2 forum sessions and 4 kids’ cooking classes.
La Sala degli Assaggi (The Tasting Room) will be open from 11am-3pm with tastings of risotto, Italian cold cuts (salami, prosciutto…), antipasti, porcetto, barbecued seafood and meat, pizze, testaroli, Italian cheeses, pasta and Italian sweets prepared by restaurants and provedores including Pino's Dolce Vita Fine Foods, Barilla, ITAUS, Mezzapica, Lario International, while Sanpellegrino, Vittoria Coffee and QUOCo Pugliese wines will be providing liquid refreshments.

Entry to La Sala degli Assaggi is by way of tasting tickets available on the day (each $30 book contains 10 tickets).

When: Sunday 21 August 2011Time: from 10am
Where: Sydney Fish Market, Bank Street, Pyrmont

Master classes
Day pass to all 5 sessions $250 (includes parking at SFM) or $60/session; $50/session for CIRA members
Wine Workshops
Day pass to all 3 sessions $100 (includes parking at SFM) or $40/session; $35/session for CIRA members
Forum sessions
Bambini in Cucina
$25/session or $80 for 4 tickets

Booking and enquiries:
phone 02 90041111