Smeg Cooking Theatre

The Smeg Cooking Theatre is back for another year at the Auckland Home Show 2018. Join the most diverse line up of kiwi culinary personalities to date as they take you on a gastronomic journey using beautiful and functional Smeg appliances.


This year, Smeg ambassador Simon Gault will return to the Smeg Cooking Theatre fresh off the boat from Italy. He’ll be sharing his love for Italian food with you at one of two cooking masterclasses. Plus, join MasterChef’s Brett McGregor on another culinary voyage – this time to the orient with two outstanding Asian-inspired dishes.


Alongside Simon and Brett returns cake decorating extraordinaire Kim Evans and noted Chef Paul Jobin. With the addition of Matteo Catassi from Pallazo Italia, Giraffe right-hand-man Rob Hope-Ede, and two of Kitchen Things’ best cooking tutors – you are bound to leave this year’s Home Show a master chef!


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See what Simon Gault has in store for you in the Smeg Cooking Theatre!

Come and watch Brett McGregor show you how to cook up some amazing Asian dishes in the Smeg Cooking Theatre!

Highlights of Smeg

Smeg Dolce & Gabbana Small Appliances Available

Last year, you saw them. This year, you can purchase them! On sale at this year’s Auckland Home Show: the enviable Dolce & Gabbana Kettle and Toaster! 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.