Lift your spirits this Autumn as the The House of Peroni and Harvey Nichols present Amare l’Italia: a week-long celebration of the best in Italian food and drink. From pasta and Negroni masterclasses to private dining experiences and brunches, all events take place at the Harvey Nichols Second Floor brasserie and bar. Views are stunning with window seats looking over Exchange Square and booking is highly recommended. To reserve your place, call 0161 828 8898 or email with your details and the event/s you’d like to attend.

Pasta-making masterclass: For the Love of Pasta
Learn how to make  pasta from scratch with the team from London’s first artisan pastificio (pasta makers), Burro e Salvia. Tickets include a Peroni Piccola and pasta dish of the day from Harvey Nichols Second Floor. Obviously, you can take all your pasta creations away to enjoy at home too.
Wed 9-Fri 11 Nov, 6-7.30pm & 8-9.30pm, £30,

Negroni making masterclass: For the Love of Negroni
The Harvey Nichols bar team showcase five Negroni recipes. One drink is included alongside Italian nibbles.
Wed 9 & Thu 10 Nov, 6-7pm, 7-8pm, 8-9pm, £15

Italian banquet: ll Banchetto
Enjoy an aperitif from a selection of Peroni Nastro Azzurro infusions followed by a five-course banquet and cocktails designed by acclaimed Italian bartender Simone Caporale. He is credited with transforming the 5 star hotel bar experience during his tenure at London’s Langham. Expect the unexpected.
Wed 9 – Fri 11 Nov, 7-10pm, £65

Brunch: The Italian Brunch
Enjoy a traditional Italian brunch created by Francesco Mazzei. The Southern Italian chef has long been considered one of London’s finest. He’s a Saturday Kitchen regular and chef patron at Savile Row’s Sartoria. Drinks from Peroni ease you into the weekend frame of mind in style.
Sat 12 & Sun 13 Nov, 11am – 3pm, prices vary

Wed 9-Sun 13 Nov, Harvey Nichols, 21 New Cathedral Street, Manchester, M1 1AD, Tel: 0161 828 8898, various times and prices, Call 0161 828 8898 to book or email

This celebration of all things edible and Italian is part of The House of Peroni Presents calendar of events in the North West with a film programme in Leeds. There’s a Cinema al Fresco pop-up Italian cinema at Harvey Nichols, Victoria Square where guests can experience a specially created bar and cinema space with Peroni Nastro Azzurro infused drinks on offer, and screenings of Italian contemporary classics. Book tickets for Cinema Paradiso, The Talented Mr. Ripley and To Rome with Love at 7pm Wed 2 – Sat 5 Nov & Wed 9 – Sat 12 Nov. Click here for more details.

Wed 9 Nov - Sun 13 Nov
Ian Pennington
Published on:
Tue 8 Nov 2016