From August 19 until September 14, Pasta Face will be joining us in our kitchen at the cellar door. We cannot wait to try their delicious Italian dishes.
They will be here for lunches Friday to Sunday from 11:30am – 3pm and will be the kitchen residency over the Father’s Day weekend.
Pasta Face at Austin’s Wines
Meet the Chef, Daniel
Pasta Face Head Chef and Owner, Daniel with over 15 years of culinary experience, apprenticed under Guy Grossi – a man synonymous with incredible Italian cuisine.
This amazing wealth of experience in creating fine Italian food, combined with growing up in family that to this day, centers around classic Italian food traditions; gives Daniel the unique ability to make delicious, more-ish dishes that simultaneously awaken many childhood food memories, while creating vibrant new ones!
They offer catering to the streets of Melbourne, and have attended sold out events and hosted many private functions such as the Birthdays, engagements, and most personal weddings. They have also catered in many large scale events such as the Royal Melbourne show, catered corporate spring carnival events, regulars at the South Melbourne night market, and attend the beautiful Finders Keepers markets held at the prestige Melbourne exhibition Buildings.
Pasta Face Menu
Chef Daniel and the Pasta Face team have put together an irresistible Italian menu full of all the classics. There’s truly something for everyone and dietaries can also be catered for.
PASTA FACE AT AUSTIN’S
GOURMET ITALIAN KITCHEN TAKE OVER
CONFIT GARLIC BREAD
Crunchy grilled ciabatta topped with garlic confit spread
$5 ea or 2 for $9 (VG)
POLENTA FRITTA GORGONZOLA
Crispy fried polenta, finished with oozy gorgonzola dolce
$13 (GF, VEG)
Cheesy risotto & fresh broccoli, poppy & sesame crumb,
a sweet cherry tomato & basil sauce
Tender veal, tuna & caper w whole egg mayo, grissini,
grana padano parmesan & rocket
POLPETTE DI MANZO
Italian style beef meatballs cooked in a tomato sauce, crusty ciabatta
BEEF SPEZZATINO DI MANZO
Our signature slow cooked tuscan style beef stew, in a sauce of 6Ft6 shiraz, tomato & fresh herbs,
served with creamy mash & pepperonata
GNOCCHI ALLA SORRENTINA
Handmade light potato gnocchi, baked in a rich and delicious
san marzano sugo, finished with fior do latte & fresh basil
PACCHERI PASTA WILD MUSHROOM TRUFFLE SAUCE
Large tubed paccheri pasta soaked in a creamy wild mushroom sauce, with fresh herbs,
white wine & finished with a drizzle of central Italian truffle oil & porcini dust.
GLUTEN FREE HANDMADE POTATO GNOCCHI AVAILABLE + $4
VEGAN OPTION AVAILABLE (Gnocchi Napolitana)
V – Vegan VG – Vegetarian