Smeg Cooking Theatre

The Smeg Cooking Theatre was a huge drawcard at the Auckland Home Show last year and promises an even more impressive line-up of entertainment in 2018. Showing one of Italy’s most iconic and trusted brands, you’ll be treated to the brilliant functionality of Smeg technology and style with the help of some of New Zealand’s best loved culinary personalities.


This year, Smeg ambassador and internationally lauded chef Simon Gault returns to the Smeg Cooking Theatre in full force! Delving into molecular gastronomy with his famed Liquid Nitrogen Coffee, this is a spectacle not to be missed. Plus, venture back to the MasterChef kitchen with former contestant Vanessa Baxter, take a lesson in brilliant baking with Little and Friday’s Kim Evans, and become an expert in cooking technology with gastronomic guru Lauren Bavin! Showcasing some of the best in Smeg Appliances, don’t miss your chance to sample these delicious treats.


Technology with style is the Smeg philosophy. Effortlessly elegant with superior functionality, Smeg household appliances represent the perfect fusion of sophistication and innovation. With an emphasis on simple, clean lines, Smeg will bring a touch of Italian glamour to your kitchen as well as high performance and dependability. Whether you are after a classic, modern or quirky retro look, Smeg has the perfect model for you and your lifestyle.



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Come along to Hall 4 to find out more about these exciting cooking appliances.

Highlights of Smeg

Smeg Dolce & Gabbana Small Appliances

On display at this year’s Auckland Home Show: the enviable Dolce & Gabbana and Smeg Sicily is my Love range featuring a gorgeous kettle, toaster, and citrus juicer! These two Italian institutions have joined forces to create a range of elegant and beautiful small appliances; a colourful collaboration adorned with Dolce & Gabbana’s signature style alongside Smeg’s supreme functionality.



Hand painted with gold lemons, citrus fruits, prickly pears and bright red cherries, these appliances also boast delicate floral motifs inspired by the coasts and landscapes of Southern Italy and images of fascinating ruins of the Greek temple of Castor and Pollux in the Valley of Temples.

All symbols of an aesthetic inextricably associated with Sicily, home to the souls of Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, and more generally with Italy and its cuisine of which Smeg has always been an interpreter of excellence.



Dolce Stil Novo

In a design that lets opposites meet – darkness becomes light, functionality merges into the aesthetic – Smeg’s Dolce Stil Novo range presents design and style innovations become the focal point of their environment.


Redefining elegance, the Dolce Stil Novo collection gives this term a new interpretation. Minimalism oozes modernity and class, and the removal of design avoids exhibited formalisms and excesses to bring out a concept of refinement and grace.



As always, in the Smeg tradition of design, the new aesthetic concept of Dolce Stil Novo integrates advanced technological solutions and simplicity of use of the various home appliances.


A Blast of Colour with Smeg Portofino

Smeg presents its new range of Portofino cookers, inspired by the colours of the famous Ligurian town to bring lively and romantic sentiment to the heart of your home. The new range of Smeg cookers is inspired precisely by the regions spectacular colours, surrounded by the land, sea and sky. Green, Italian red, yellow, orange, anthracite grey, black and white are the colours chosen by the Emilian brand to recount the part of the house where moments and emotions are shared.



A triumph in cooking technology, every inch of the Portofino range is expertly designed to benefit the user. So much more than a talking point in your cooking space, these spectacular ovens can deliver the best results to even the most novice of cooks.


Portofino cookers are available in Multifunction version with vapour clean function and multifunction pyrolytic with gas hob and pyrolytic with induction hob. Now, your cooker can be as bright and colourful as the rest of your kitchen.


Smeg 2017 Red Dot Award Winners on Display



Design Inspiration

Every year, the Jones Family Business work with some of New Zealand’s top designers and design community to develop the latest in kitchen fashion. With three fabulous and distinct designs housing an array of premium European appliances, the Jones Family Business will deliver in style and functionality once again at this year’s Auckland Home Show.


This year, experience Smeg in two sublime kitchens, showcasing some of the best of Smeg appliances. Join the Kitchen Mania team in their exploration of colour alongside partners Laminex, Blum, and Resene. The latest kitchen trends are in the forefront of this space, encompassing dramatic and opulent colours in stark contrast. Disrupt the familiar with kitchen artistry from the professionals.


Geometric shapes are a trend fast growing in the kitchen industry. Join Carlielle Kitchens with Laminex, Blum, and Resene in their Smeg-filled visual sensation that represents the kitchen of the future. Controversy is the key to this Smeg kitchen; look at the space in which you cook in a whole new light in this kitchen of the 22nd century.