Risotto Cookery Demo and Dinner at Spike Island Café on Friday 26 May

Risotto Cookery Demo and Dinner at Spike Island Café on Friday 26 May

Posted on: 18 May 2017

Spike Island Café welcomes you to join their risotto cookery demo and dinner on Friday 26th May between 19:00 – 22:30. Spike Island Café is renowned in Bristol for producing amazing food and this is your chance to head on down and see exactly how you can emulate this.


Risotto cookery class and three course meal at Spike Island Cafe

The mysteries of this simple ingredient transformed into food of the gods unravelled before your eyes. The third in Spike Islands series of collaborations with Square Food Foundation during evening you will look at one of the most versatile of ingredients.


Risotto is all about a good stock and the capacity to just stand and stir the rice with a glass of wine for about 35 minutes. So sit back, relax and let the guys take you through all the essential steps of making a risotto which will take the dish from risotto to risottOHHH!


The evening will start with a food demo, followed by a 3-course meal of:

Anti-pasti of Aubergines, chicken livers and arancini.

Risotto alla Milanese or Risotto with purple sprouting, beetroot and pecorino.

Pannacotta with Yorkshire Rhubarb.


Organic, free range, happy food and people in the fabulous setting of Spike Island international centre for the development of contemporary art and design. Bright and spacious, it’s a perfect spot to meet with friends or business colleagues. Free wifi is available to help that meeting along!

The friendly at vibrant staff at the Spike Island Cafe

The café is available for private hire, for meetings, parties, films and live music events and is also free to hire with a minimum spend. Spike Island itself houses a gallery, a café and a host of working spaces for artists, designers and creative businesses. It is also a vibrant hub for debate offering the chance for the audience and visitors to engage directly with artists and creative process through participation and discussion.


Spike Island cafe can cater all kinds of events from private dinners to weddings, birthdays, exhibition openings, book launches or any kind of knees up you’d like! 


Opening Hours:

Mon-Fri 8.30am - 5pm
Sat-Sun 10am - 5pm


For any further information please visit - spikeislandcafe.co.uk. You can also connect with the guys through their Facebook and Twitter pages.  

Article by:

Matt Dailly

Matt, originally from Belfast, has only lived in Bristol for a year now and is studying Media & Journalism at UWE. He wants to concentrate his writing and media skills in Bristol's culinary culture, delving into what fine feasts the city has to offer and where the best places to go for food really are. Along with an aspiration to interview some of the influential people shaping Bristol and some who are simply passing through, Matt really is trying to make Bristol his new home! For any other info check out his Facebook or Twitter