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Mister Bianco’s Annual Truffle Dinner

Jamies Italian restaurant Sydney truffles

Mister Bianco is excited to announce its much-anticipated annual truffle dinner, which will be held for the first time at the new Cotham Road location on Tuesday, 13th August. Renowned for crafting an exquisite menu each year, owner and chef Joe Vargetto will once again impress diners with dishes that highlight premium local Buxton black truffles. This truly unique dining experience promises to be a culinary delight, featuring a welcome cocktail followed by a carefully curated four-course degustation menu. Each course will be perfectly paired with wines selected by Patrick Walsh from CellarHand to enhance the flavors of the delectable truffle-infused creations. Guests attending Mister Bianco’s Truffle Dinner will not only indulge in a luxurious meal but also have the chance to win a new MINI for a weekend, thanks to MINI Doncaster. This added incentive makes for an even more special and exciting evening. Truffle Dinner Menu Tuesday, 13th August, 6.30 pm – $149 per person Bookings To secure your spot at this extraordinary event, please make a reservation via the Mister Bianco website. This exclusive dinner is sure to sell out quickly, so be sure to book early and experience an unforgettable evening of truffle-infused gastronomy.

A Sicilian beachside dining experience in Melbourne with Mister Bianco

Sand restaurant SYdney

Take your shoes off and enjoy a six course dinner you wish you could do more often. On Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th June Joe Vargetto and Lorena Corso will host Siciliana vs Siciliano where guests enjoy a six course degustation dinner, each course with two dishes – one from the Australian Sicilian (Joe) and one from the Sicilian (Lorena) – and vote on their favourite dish. Lorena was born and raised in Sicily and she has worked as a chef in the UK and Melbourne, currently at Napier Quarter in Fitzroy. Here’s what’s on the menu: Arancino vs Arancino – Globe artichoke on crispy bread vs Cured snapper, fried artichoke & broad bean relish – Sea snail cappalletti, sorrel & crustacean bisque vs Periwinkle, pesto trapanese, sea lettuce – Grilled pumpkin and and pickled mussel skewer, fermented honey & saltbush vs Crayfish & pumpkin schiacciata – Kelp wrapped red mullet, cumquats & native sea herbs vs Red mullet with potato scales – Sweet cacao ravioli filled with almonds & apricots vs Almond milk pudding, burnt tangelo granita & vino cotto spelt Tickets are $150 per person – book here

What’s up with Melbourne Good Food Month according to Mister Bianco’s Joseph Vargetto

Mister Bianco Good Food Month 1

It’s Melbourne Good Food Month this June, which means it’s nothing but quality eating and good vibes around the southern food capital. Presented by Citi, the festival returns with favourites like Let’s Do Lunch, presented by Peter Lehmann Wines of the Barossa, and Friends of Good Food Month now added to the exciting event programme. This year, Melbourne Good Food Month features heaps of foodiful events, showcasing the very best of Australia’s restaurant industry over 30 delectable days. But what does it mean for the chefs? We spoke to Joseph Vargetto of Mister Bianco about all things Melbourne Good Food Month. Other than just being plain rapt to be apart of the month-long activation around Melbourne, Joseph plays it safe on dubbing Melbourne the food capital (that it often tends to be) of Australia. “I have a pretty varied opinion on this divisive topic but I feel each city in Australia has their own clear strengths based on the local produce available – for example the incredible tropical fruits (including mango and pineapples) from Queensland,” he said. “But, when it come to an unwavering passion for food and going the extra mile to bring that flavour, texture and aroma to the table, it has to be Melbourne.” So it’s no surprise the chef is all about his involvement in it this year. “I am absolutely thrilled to be part of Melbourne Good Food Month. It’s in the right in the middle of the perfect time for Victorian local produce,” he said. “Beautiful autumnal winter ingredients like mushrooms, Jerusalem artichokes… Read More