Stefano Manfredi,  renowned modern master of Italian cuisine  has been invited to guest chef at iconic New Zealand retreat Huka Lodge over their Italian Opera weekend this 25th and 26thApril 2014 


Sought by the world’s most discerning travellers, Huka Lodge is an unrivalled riverside location offering superb hospitality and an attentiveness as palpable as the force of the Waikato River itself.


This memorable Italian extravaganza weekend will be filled with stunning operatic performances accompanied by   Manfredi’s superb cuisine.


Jonathan Alver, the Master of Ceremonies, has over 25 years experience in theatrical, screen and event production and as current director of the New Zealand Opera School. Drawing together the talents of fabulous New Zealand opera diva Deborah Wai Kapohe and emerging artists from the New Zealand Opera School into a program of Italian musical recitals creates a truly magical event for opera lovers. Add the talents of  chef, Stefano Manfredi and you have an amazing combination of the best Italy has to share.

 to make your reservation or find out more  about this stunning weekend on offer  contact 

Huka Lodge