Australia’s biggest and best festival of food and drink is back from 15 to 24 March – and you’re invited.

1800 Lasagne, Donati’s & La Carta Wine: Il Paradiso Divino del Porchetta

Presented by Square

16 March

1800 Lasagne, Donati's and La Carta Wine team up to throw a heavenly porchetta feast.



(Includes GST, fees may apply)



1800 Lasagne

653 High Street
Thornbury, 3071

Your friends at 1800 Lasagne take a break from slinging some of Melbourne's best lasagne to team up with friends Leo and Marcello Donati of Carlton landmark Donati’s Fine Meats and Will Dyer of La Carta Wine for an afternoon of music and feasting, with a centrepiece porchetta. Expect canapés, Italian fizz, exceptional pork, matched wine, dessert paired with DiBaldo G&Ts, and a live DJ over a long lunch to remember.

This event runs on March 16. Tickets are $160 and include three courses and matched drinks by the glass. To make your booking, click the link below.

- Canapé/entrée
Vitello tonnato, tuna mayo, capers
Cotechino sausage with braised lentils

- Main course
Porchetta, confit fennel, roast capsicum, jus.
Roast potatoes
Italian greens with guanciale

- Dessert
Peach parfait, Lambrusco jelly, mascarpone

- Drinks
Rainoldi Brut Rosé
Colle Corviano Pecorino
Claudio Mariotto 'Bricco San Michele' Cru Timorasso (en magnum)
Cantine Garrone 'Prünent' Valli Ossolane DOC Nebbiolo
DiBaldo 'B&T' Baldo and


*For online purchases via, a credit card fee of up to 1.75% and booking fee of up to $4.50 per transaction may be applied. Purchases through other sites may incur different booking fees.

More information

  • Gift voucher not redeemable
  • Allocated Seating: Yes
  • Dress code: No strict dress code, just smart casual! Dressing in lasagne merchandise will earn you bonus points.
  • Shared plates: The Porchetta and sides will be served share style to your tables! Canapés roaming at the start will be served on shared boards also.
  • Venue Directions: This event will be held at our restaurant in Thornbury. It's a 5- to 10-minute walk from Croxton station, accessible from the 86 tram line and there is also plenty of street parking nearby.
  • Low Gluten
  • Pescatarian
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • For all event enquiries, please call 1800 527 246 or email