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A NIGHT TO REMEMBER

Hats off to the host. You're the one who makes things happen. Follow these simple steps to make sure you and your guests are ready for a big night in, no matter how far apart you are.

1. INVITE YOUR FAVOURITE PEOPLE

Choose one of your fun Italian themes, each with a cheeky lockdown twist.

2. SET UP YOUR DINING VIDEO/VOICE CALL

Whether you prefer Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Zoom or Houseparty, pick a platform, set up a group or meeting and share it with your guests. It means you can all dine together once you’ve cooked your chosen recipe.

3. CHOOSE YOUR RECIPE AND GET YOUR INGREDIENTS

Top Italian chef Gennaro Contaldo has crafted these four recipes for you and your guests to enjoy with step-by-step instructions. Which will you choose?

FUSILLI WITH PEAS, PANCETTA AND MINT
VEGETABLE LASAGNE
SPAGHETTI WITH TURKEY MINCE RAGU
PASTA FRITTATA

4. SET UP YOUR NIGHT

Pick a playlist. Download one of our themed video chat backgrounds (these only work on Zoom). Slip into your finest Italian couture. Or just pop some prosecco.

ZOOM BACKGROUNDS

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5. GET COOKING

Give yourself plenty of time to prepare your meal. If you’ve chosen to cook FUSILLI WITH PEAS, PANCETTA AND MINT, then you can even cook-along with Gennaro Contaldo with our
Facebook video.

6. DIAL IN TO YOUR PARTY

Once you’ve finished cooking, start your call ready to share your meal. Be the perfect host and dial in a few minutes early so you can welcome your guests.

7. SALUTE!

Sit down. Prop up your device. Raise a glass. And enjoy your virtually perfect Italian night with your guests. No doubt the conversation will flow. But here’s some fun and games if you want them.

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