Join us for an OUTSTANDING WINNER DINNER!
To find New Zealand’s ‘Outstanding’ food and drink producers our judging panel tasted hundreds of products and now it’s your turn.
Join us for one of five special Winner Dinners showcasing winning products from the 2018 Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards. You’ll enjoy a delicious four-course menu matched with award-winning Ara wines and meet outstanding local producers and hear their stories.
Dinners booked out last year, so make sure you book early.
TUESDAY 31 JULY, 6PM
Harbourside Ocean Bar Grill, Auckland
Head chef, Shaun Tyagi will prepare a stunning menu with a focus on champion products including a selection from the greater Auckland region. Harbourside is an iconic restaurant overlooking the Auckland harbour. Shaun has an impressive list of culinary achievements including finalist status in the Ora King Awards 2016 and 2017.
Bookings: ph 09 307 0556 or harbourside.co
THURSDAY 16 AUGUST, 6PM
Vault 21, Dunedin
Vault 21 is known for its fusioninspired dining experience using the best ingredients, treating produce with respect and working closely with suppliers. Head chef Greg Piner loves cooking with Otago regional produce. He is a three-time finalist in the Silver Fern Farms Restaurant Awards and it’s this dedication to excellence and his relationships with producers which Greg will use to create an Outstanding menu.
Bookings: ph 03 425 9181 or vault21.co.nz
WEDNESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER, 6PM
Prefab Hall, Wellington
New Zealand’s queen of cuisine and entertainment features contributor for NZ Life & Leisure, Ruth Pretty is creating a special menu at the event space, Prefab Hall, using New Zealand produce champions and medalists for this exclusive Winner Dinner. Everyone knows an evening hosted by Ruth and her team is an Outstanding experience – don’t miss this one!
WEDNESDAY 26 SEPTEMBER, 6PM
Bloody Mary’s, Christchurch
You’ll enjoy outstanding dishes with a South Island flavour prepared by Bloody Mary’s executive chef Mark MacManus. In 2017 he created a superb menu using local winners and is planning another special menu for this year’s event. Some missed out last year, so make sure you book early as this dinner will sell out!