Leading the Way Lunch at Wintec

Step in behind the scenes of the Waikato’s leading Culinary Arts school as Glen File leads a team of 2nd year Diploma in Culinary Arts students to deliver a big-city dining experience as part of the Feast Waikato festival. The students will be working the kitchen at the event in a variety of roles, from […]

We’re Bringing Ben Home

One of New Zealand’s leading chefs and proud Te Awamutu lad, Ben Bayly, is joining forces with Megan Priscott from Red Kitchen in Te Awamutu for a very special night. Get a taste of Ahi, Ben’s restaurant in Auckland Commercial Bay right here in the Waikato with canapes and bubbles to start followed by three […]

Nourish at Home – Emma Galloway

Join Vicki from Nourish Magazine in her kitchen as she hosts some inspirational local chefs. After the class we will sit down to a lovely lunch together. These are small intimate classes so spaces are very limited! Emma Galloway Learn tips + tricks to make simple every day flavour-packed vegetarian meals with best selling cookbook […]

Nourish at Home – Brad King, Falls Retreat

Join Vicki from Nourish Magazine in her kitchen as she hosts some inspirational local chefs. After the class we will sit down to a lovely lunch together. These are small intimate classes so spaces are very limited! Brad King, Falls Retreat Experience a seasonal cooking at it’s finest with award winning Chef, Brad King from […]

Nourish at Home – Allyson Gofton

Join Vicki from Nourish Magazine in her kitchen as she hosts some inspirational local chefs. After the class we will sit down to a lovely lunch together. These are small intimate classes so spaces are very limited! Allyson Gofton After a very public life in the food media, Allyson, who loves the peacefulness and anonymity […]

Forage and Feast Experience at Sanctuary Mountain

Step into nature’s pantry for a wild food education. Join local foraging expert Ashley Budd at Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari for a two hour workshop to learn about the abundance the forest and forest fringes have to offer us. Search for native plants, herbs and weeds, discover their surprising nutritional properties and how they can be […]

Goodbugs and Tomtit Farm present Sauerkraut in the Gardens

Sauerkraut workshop with fresh ingredients in the gardens at Tomtit Farm, followed by taste testers and a garden tour. Join Marea Verry, founder of GoodBugs in her Sauerkraut workshop hosted in the beautiful gardens at Tomtit Farm. Learn to ferment traditional sauerkraut and other vegetables to increase their digestibility, nutritional value, and to create your […]

Wine and Dine with Jules at Thyme Square

Enjoy an exclusive night out at Thyme Square Restaurant, being pampered to a six-course degustation designed by Head Chef Logan Murray and accompanied with wine matches hand picked by Julia Clarke of Waikato Food Inc (formally VSB). WHEN Sunday 4th April, 6pm WHERE 259 Grey St, Hamilton          COST $150 Max 16 […]

Decades of Dessert

Featuring the finest Desserts of the decades A five-course meal with suggested wine matches. Your first three courses are from the 50’s, 70’s and modern day, followed by a classic savoury course, finished with a modern day dessert. WHEN Sunday 4th April, 6:30pm  WHERE “Garden Room” at SkyCity, 346 Victoria street, Hamilton COST $60 per […]

Hoppin’ Hounds Egg Hunt

On-Leash Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs! Bring your pooch along to NZ’s first Easter Egg Hunt for dogs! Hoppin’ Hounds Egg Hunt is a fun event for the four-legged members of our family. The hunt will involve an on-leash search around Rototuna Shopping Centre, several tasks and challenges to earn some delectable Easter dog treats. […]