Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Metro Food Editor Appointed

8 December 2004

Metro Food Editor Appointed

ACP Media today announced another exciting appointment to its editorial team. Laurie Black joins the company as Food Editor on Metro magazine.

Laurie will head up Metro magazine’s respected restaurant reviewing team, as well as contributing regular food articles. A former chef with 12 years experience working in restaurants, Laurie is well qualified to take on the mantle of Metro restaurant reviewer. One of her first projects will be judging Metro’s 2005 Restaurant of the Year Award in association with Allied Domecq.

Laurie has been a food writer for Cuisine magazine for the past six years. She published her first cookbook New Home Cooking in 2003 and is a food consultant to a number of leading New Zealand food and alcohol producers.

ACP Media Group Publisher, Debra Millar, said Laurie’s appointment further enhanced ACP Media’s extensive food offering.

“In addition to Metro, Laurie will be involved alongside ACP Media’s other food and wine editors in developing new projects,” said Debra Millar.

“ACP Media publishes more than 3,000 recipes every year and offers tasting notes on more than 1,000 wines within its portfolio of consumer titles. We have a very diverse food and wine offering thanks to Julie Biuso’s recipes in Woman’s Day, Your Home & Garden and NZ Home & Entertaining, Allyson Gofton’s recipes in Next, Bob Campbell’s wine tasting notes in NZ Home & Entertaining and Gourmet Traveller Wine, and now Laurie Black’s contributions to Metro.”

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Half A Billion Accounts: Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach

The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. More>>

Rural Branches: Westpac To Close 19 Branches, ANZ Looks At 7

Westpac confirms it will close nineteen branches across the country; ANZ closes its Ngaruawahia branch and is consulting on plans to close six more branches; The bank workers union says many of its members are nervous about their futures and asking ... More>>

Interest Rates: RBNZ's Wheeler Keeps OCR At 2%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 2 percent and said more easing will be needed to get inflation back within the target band. More>>

ALSO:

Half Full: Fonterra Raises Forecast Payout As Global Supply Shrinks

Fonterra Cooperative Group, the dairy processor which will announce annual earnings tomorrow, hiked its forecast payout to farmers by 50 cents per kilogram of milk solids as global supply continues to decline, helping prop up dairy prices. More>>

ALSO:

Results:

Meat Trade: Silver Fern Farms Gets Green Light For Shanghai Maling Deal

The government has given the green light for China's Shanghai Maling Aquarius to acquire half of Silver Fern Farms, New Zealand's biggest meat company, with ministers satisfied it will deliver "substantial and identifiable benefit". More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news