The Southern Highlands Writer’s festival  on 15th July 2017  will be capped off by a Literary Dinner with Stefano Manfredi.

The 2017 Literary Dinner will be a celebration of Italian food and theatre. Guest chef, Stefano Manfredi, will be cooking from his latest cookbook, New Pizza. Stefano is a leading exponent of modern Italian cuisine in Australia and since 1983 has opened several restaurants in Sydney , most notably The Restaurant Manfredi and  Bel mondo, and more recently Osteria Balla at the Star and Pizzaperta Manfredi.

The highlight of the evening will be a performance by renowned Italian actor, Marco Quaglia, and SHWF Festival Director, Michaela Bolzan, in a one-act play by Nobel-prize-winning author, Luigi Pirandello. The play, A Dream, But Perhaps Not?, will be directed by Australian-born, New York-based, producer/director, Sarah Dowland.

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Session 6: 2017 Literary Dinner with Stefano Manfredi

7:30pm, Saturday 15 July, Gibraltar Hotel, Bowral

Tickets $70