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IN HOME DINING

Des offers a range of culinary experiences through interactive hands on cooking classes.

IN HOME COOKING CLASSES

What do you want to learn how to cook?  

Get together with a group of friends and have an interactive cooking experience with Des. Have fun whilst learning how to create delicious dishes, learn chef tricks and techniques. Finally sit & enjoy what you’ve made.

 

Des can teach you a range of dishes such as gnocchi and fresh pasta, through to more technical modern style dishes.

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SHARING STYLE MENU / UP TO 18 GUESTS

Sharing style menu / up to 18 guests

Let Des take care of the food and deliver a sharing style culinary experience for your gathering. Take away the formality but certainly not the quality.  The seasonal sharing style menu will showcase the very best produce this country has to offer.  Des will tailor a menu for you to suit your taste.

 

The sharing style menu consists of: 

Freshly made bread and churned butter 

Three entrees

Two main courses

Three side dishes

One dessert

duck breast, morcilla, cocoa, beetroot,

Sample Menu

Kawakawa ciabatta, beurre noisette emulsion

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Smoked duck ham, macerated stone fruit, smashed fig

Heirloom tomatoes, Massimo’s stracciatella, fennel pollen

Citrus cured salmon, salt baked golden beetroot, vinegar

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Coal finished pork loin, pickled cherries & Doris plums

Sticky glazed lamb oyster shoulder, Helensville macadamia mole

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Baby gem lettuce, green goddess dressing

Charred greens with smoked tomatillo sauce

Buttermilk mash

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Basque cheesecake with roasted stone fruit & cultured creme

4 COURSE SIGNATURE MENU / UP TO 12 GUESTS

4 Course signature menu / up to 12 guests

Des will work with you to curate a menu to your taste, from his repertoire of signature dishes.  

 

The 4 course menu includes freshly made bread served with churned butter and two snack style canapes to start your evening.  All dietary requirements can be catered for with prior arrangement.

 

Des can help you with your wine selections, tailor dishes to special wines you may have in the cellar or bring with him pre matched wines by partner Joe Wang Sommelier.

 

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Sample Menu

éclair of Duck liver parfait, preserved cherries

Flame grilled Tua Tua, pickled garlic butter

 

Kawakawa ciabatta, beurre noisette émulsion

 

Plancha scampi tails with carotene, chilli & buttermilk

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Caramelised duck breast with morcilla, beetroot, red cabbage & miso

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Aged gouda, black garlic

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Yogurt marshmallow bomb, yuzu vinegar sherbet

raspberry, rhubarb, yogurt, white chocol

BESPOKE MOMENTS

- EVENTS IN YOUR HOME

Des can cater for small to medium sized events. 

 

These may include a range of 

Gourmet canapés

Substantial canapés

Platters and Grazing tables 

Walk and fork / bowl food

Elevated BBQs

 

ENQUIRY

Tel: +64 (0) 21 28 87 900  |  Email: desharrischef@gmailcom

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