Friday 25th May - Monday 28th May 2018


The Amazing Giovanni Malacrino - VIP Zone

The Amazing Giovanni Malacrino - VIP Zone


......Yes - Really - Join Giovanni for Fun, Laughter & Fabulous Food!

We are thrilled and delighted that the life-affirming, fun-filled, energetic & entrepreneurial Giovanni Malacrino is hosting our VIP Zone at The Big Retreat Wales.

  Normally  based in Cardiff running the successful Giovanni's Restaurants in the Hayes  and Park Place and also the  fabulous Giovanni's Cookery School, Giovanni has recently discovered Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire, calling the Old Castle Terrace "one of the most romantic places I have ever visited" - he should know - he's Italian -  a true Welsh Italian!

Conceived in Canton, born in Reggio Calabria, Italy and raised in Grangetown, Cardiff, Wales -  hear Giovanni's life journey - from owning some of the largest Night Club venues in Wales, running some of Cardiff's most successful & award-winning restaurants, pioneer in the development of Cardiff's Café Quarter to rescuing rabbits, birds, fish and micro-pigs in his home in Cardiff.  Learn how he has used mindfulness and awareness techniques to achieve success through his life.  With a dedicated Prosecco Bar each evening (and a cheeky free glass for VIP's each night),  exclusive access to the VIP area will give you unique opportunities to talk to Giovanni, watch him cook you up a treat whilst delivering true-life fun-filled stories.  

Book your Giovanni VIP Ticket Today  CLICK HERE and Enter Promotional Code  GIOVIP   to unlock your Giovanni VIP Ticket. Access all The Big Retreat Wales Weekend - all Workshops & Classes you can manage, your camp pitch, PLUS:

  • Dedicated exclusive VIP chill-out zone
  • Prosecco Bar each evening (free glass for VIPs over 18) 
  • Giovanni Malacrino Cookery Demos & Life Coaching
  • Goodies & VIP treats 
  • Unique access to instructors & presenters .. watch this space!
  • If you already have your ticket and would like to Upgrade - email us at 

They say the Welsh and the Italians have a lot in common -- love of family, love of food and love of talking. We can't think of a better Host!  Thank You Giovanni!

Missed Giovanni When he visited Lawrenny?  Check out the video here: Giovanni At The Big Retreat Wales

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