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Max Allen at Pastuso Restaurant

Restaurant Dining
Minimum 20 guests. We can host larger groups on request.
$200.00pp Includes chef's menu, three hour drinks package, private dining room and Max Allen as host for your event.
Pastuso Restaurant is at 19 AC/DC Lane, Melbourne. Just off Flinders Lane.
Call us on 1800 801 838
This wonderful private dining experience at Pastuso is a journey through the vibrant cuisine of Peru with the extraordinary Max Allen.

Chef Alejandro Saravia has created a menu, which takes each guest on a path of discovery along the coast, the Andes and the jungles of Peru’s beautiful food culture.

This hosted dinner is really an awe-inspiring way to enjoy Melbourne’s renowned food and wine scene. Perfect for private parties and corporate entertainment.


Ruby red snapper cured in lemon juice with caramelized sweet potato and cancha
Beef loin and fish skewers with grilled vegetables, huacatay and aji amarillo sauce
1/2 chicken smoked and roasted served with a traditional aji amarillo and huacatay salsa
Grilled butter beans with sugar snaps, snow peas, turnips and Peruvian olives.
Fried cassava chips with spicy rocoto mayonnaise
Peruvian panacotta, cinnamon sponge and caramelised white chocolate


The meal includes a three-hour beverage package of outstanding South American sparkling, red, & white wine and Argentinian beer. This package also includes sparkling water, soft drinks and juice.

Max Allen is wine columnist for The Financial Review, wine editor of Australian Gourmet Traveller, and a regular contributor to wine magazines around the world. In 1999 Max’s first book, Red and White: Wine Made Simple, won the prestigious André Simon Memorial Award. He was the first Australian to be named Wine Communicator of the Year by the International Wine and Spirit Competition; and at the 2011 Louis Roederer Wine Writers Awards in London he won the Best Wine Book trophy for The Future Makers: Australian Wines for the 21st Century

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