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Americas Cup Challenges For Top Chefs

AMEX Cup Village

Challenge for Top Chefs

Four of New Zealand's top chefs are taking part in the Corbans Challenge Series at the AMEX Yacht Club Function centre at the Cup Village in November.

Chris Green (Boulcott St Bistro, Wellington), Nicholas Huffman (Huka Lodge, Taupo), Phillip Kraal (Le Bon Boli, Christchurch) and Peter Thornley (Icon at Te Papa, Wellington) are multi-award winning chefs and winners of New Zealand's most prestigious restaurant award, the Corbans Wine and Food Challenge. Corbans are the official wine supplier to the AMEX Cup Village.

Corbans chief executive Noel Scanlan says it is a unique opportunity to experience the cuisine of top chefs from other centres in the unique environment of the Cup Village.
"All are passionate about wine and food matching and their restaurants are among the best in the country," he says.
For the dinners, each chef will create a unique wine and food-matched menu in the style of his restaurant.

The dates are: Tues Nov 2 - Nicholas Huffman, Tues Nov 9 - Peter Thornley, Tues Nov 16 - Phillip Kraal, Tues Nov 16, Chris Green.

Tickets are available for $175 + GST per person. Information and bookings are available through Kris Taylor on (09) 623-4066.

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