$100 per person, book by phone 09 302 2303 

Vivace's annual long lunch with Paolo Pancotti has now officially sold out. 

Vivace Restaurant and Paolo Pancotti invite you to come and dine at this long afternoon of Tuscan dining. You'll begin with a drink on arrival before moving on to savour a lavish 5 course lunch prepared by chef Paolo Pancotti.

Paolo is an award-wining chef who began his career in Italy's first three Michelin Star restaurant, before cooking his way through the best kitchens in Tuscany and throughout Asia, the USA and Australia. Since moving to New Zealand in 2008, Paolo has garnered a loyal following in Hawke's Bay with his simple, honest food. Paolo is the winner of the Maiami Creek Outstanding Chef in the 2010 Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards.

Event details:

  • To book, call the restaurant on 09 302 2303 
  • Tickets include; a drink on arrival, 5 course long lunch
  • 5 course long lunch is expected to take approximately 2.5 hours with the first course served at 1pm


Antipasti to Share
Swordfish "Scottata", olive & citrus salsa verde
N'duja sausage
Mozzarella "in carrozza", anchovy "bagna cauda"
Braised fennel
"Suppli" mushroom ragout

Prima portata
Pork "Tonnato", rocket salad, capers, oranges & pecorino romano

Seconda portata
pumpkin tortelli "Montvani", butter, sage, parmesan, amaretti

Terza portata
Slow braised lambm with a radicchio, tarragon & red wine risotto

Nutmeg apple cake, crema "diplomatica"
Vin Santo with Cantucci

$5 fixed rate on weeknights and weekends with Secure Parking at the Chancery car park. Find out more.

Come into the city centre on public transport for as little as $2 each way. Find out more.

Last updated: 21 June 2019