La Dolce Vita: An Italian Long Lunch Presented by Lexus

When: Saturday 10 August 2024 12 noon - 3pm
Where: Market Park, Wharf Street, Port Douglas

Enjoy an afternoon of the sweet life at this al fresco Italian inspired luncheon featuring a 3-course feast by leading chefs Massimo Mele, Laura and Max Sharrad and Bente Grysbaek in collaboration with Port Douglas Italian Restaurant, La Cucina e Bar.

Celebrated Italian-Australian chef and restaurateur, Massimo Mele will MC the event sharing stories of the history of Italian cuisine in Australia, as well as his infamous Tiramisu recipe for dessert!

On arrival guests will enjoy a live mozzarella making demonstration by Vannella Cheese before sitting down to enjoy it as the first of 3 delicious courses.

This lunch experience comes complete with a 3-hour beverage package of Estrella Damm Lager and Longview Wines from the Adelaide Hills.

Passionate about their heritage, the Saturno family has infused Longview with an Italian accent. Tipping their hat to the family’s matriarch, Tarquinia “Queenie” Saturno, they produce meticulous examples of traditional Northern Italian wines and focus their food around all regions of their spiritual homeland and are passionate about sharing their history with their customers.

The afternoon will be soundtracked by live DJ entertainment.


  • All food & beverage
  • Meet and greet with guest chefs

$239pp + booking fee

10% discount when purchased as part of the Weekend Season Foodie Pass