Christine collaborates with many like-minded industry professionals for bespoke one off events, charity events and extravagant dinners.
Universal may have closed in April 2013, but restaurant pop up events are planned for the future in various locations across Australia.
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SPICE QUEEN RICE QUEEN at ANCHOVY RESTAURANT, MELBOURNE
Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th September
Thi Le, Anchovy’s chef owner, former chef of the Universal team and AGT’s Best New Talent 2016 collaborates with her mentor Christine creating some spicy kitchen magic for these two special dinners
Bookings: T: 03 94283526 E: email@example.com
URBAN + RURAL, SYDNEY
Sunday 18th September 2016
Lunch at Cooks Co-op Farm, Sackville (Hawkesbury River).
Christine teams up with Martin Boetz to celebrate the best of spring with fabulous produce from the farm.
DUNGOG FESTIVAL – LONG TABLE LUNCH
Saturday 29th October, 1pm
The Dungog Festival is a weekend of film, arts, food and music events,held in the gorgeous heritage town of Dungog at the foothills of the Barringtons.The lunch will showcase the bounty of local produce, iconic Hunter wines and some Manfield magic.
Bookings on line: www.dungogfestival.com.au
BUCCI GOES EAST, BRISBANE
Wednesday 16th November, 6.30pm
Collaborating with Scrumptious Reads Bookstore to promote her latest book. A Personal Guide to India + Bhutan, Christine prepares an Indian inspired dinner feast at Bucci Restaurant, Fortitude Valley
Bookings: T: 07 3252 7848 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
EIGHTY SIX, CANBERRA
Tuesday 29th November - Saturday 3rd December 2016
Christine pops up again in Canberra to present 5 dinners (Tuesday to Saturday) and Friday lunch with a menu of LATINO SALSA BEATS
inspired by her recent culinary travels through South America.
Bookings: email@example.com www.eightysix.com.au
Christine hosts regular hands on workshops and demonstration cooking classes around Australia. Check websites for upcoming class dates and details.
Agrarian Kitchen, Tasmania
Come spend the day exploring The Agrarian Kitchen's gardens and cook with one of Australia’s top chefs and cookbook authors, Christine Manfield. Chris will merge her characteristic urban cooking style with the rusticity of the vegetables, fruit and herbs foraged from our garden. After harvesting is complete, guests will return to the kitchen where they will cook a feast with Chris before enjoying lunch together.
Class sizes will be intimate with only 9 guests in each class.
Thursday 10 March 2016
Friday 11 March 2016 (repeat class)
Duration: 9am to 4.30pm
$450 per person
Sydney Seafood School
hands on workshops showcasing a diverse repertoire of seafood recipes www.sydneyseafoodschool.com.au
Saturday 3rd September 2016: Wicked Desserts
Talk Eat Drink Sydney Simon Johnson Showroom, Alexandria www.simonjohnson.com
Foodstuff Mona Vale Sydney www.foodstuff.com.au
The Pantry Melbourne www.pantry.com.au
Essential Ingredient Melbourne www.essentialingredientvic.com.au
Golden Pig Brisbane www.goldenpig.com.au
Black Pearl Epicure Brisbane www.blackpearl.com.au
The Lakehouse, Daylesford Chef Masterclass Series www.lakehouse.com.au
GUEST CHEF – WORLD STAGE
MACAKIZI, TURKEY, 2015
Christine steps in as guest chef for a one off dinner at this exclusive boutique beach resort with a 6 course menu featuring a few of Christine’s signature dishes inspired by Turkish flavours. firstname.lastname@example.org
SAROJIN, THAILAND 2015
Christine takes her Universal flavours to the SAROJIN RESORT in Thailand as guest chef in residence from 27th August to 1st September 2015.
5 night package $1629 pp. Contact the Flight Centre 133 133 www.flightcentre.com.au for bookings.
Nespresso ‘Intense’ Grand Crus global launch
Christine was engaged as the international chef to showcase the intense flavours and spicy characteristics of two new Grand Cru espresso coffees launched globally in Seville (Spain) September 2013, an ideal opportunity to reveal her expertise with flavor profiling and matching. She presented a sensory spice experience and an exclusive dinner in a private palace to key global media. Her recipe file will appear on the Nespresso website soon.
2013 Dark Mofo Festival Hobart
MONA, Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art celebrated the pagan rites of the winter solstice with a festival of events that includes art, a winter feast, music, dancing and fire. Christine was one of the visiting guest chefs showcased at the winter feast.