Not Your Nana’s Christmas Dinner

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Do you prepare the same Christmas dinner year after year?  Are you ready to change it up?  Come along to our ‘Not Your Nanas Christmas Dinner’ class to get inspired with new ideas.  We will be preparing a no fuss menu, using Northland’s bountiful produce, tailored to get you out of the kitchen and mingling with your family and friends, with tips and tricks to prepare ahead so you can enjoy the day without the stress.


Aperol and Cardamom Glazed Ham
Pickled Fennel and Red Onions
Chilled Asparagus Soup
Asparagus salad, with snow pea tendrils, Northland honey and almonds, plus other accompaniments and ideas for your Christmas celebration.

About the tutor

Lisette Buckle

Lisette Buckle

Pathway Manager (Service Industries)

With over 25 years in the Hospitality industry, Lisette has experienced an evolution of food styles and tastes.  Her mantra is: “work smarter not harder!” and this is particularly important when the preparing for a holiday feast.  She currently supports other talented chefs and front of house experts who train the Hospitality professionals of the future as the Pathway Manager for the Hospitality department.

Phone: 09 470 3951

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Start Dates

Whangarei: 19 Nov 2019

Cost Incl. GST (Approx):

$80 per person

Phone 0800 162 100
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