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Another Delicious Month

 

Fish & Game NZ Wild Game Bird Food Festival Extended for one more month

The third Fish & Game NZ Wild Game Bird Food Festival will run for one more month -  extending its season until 29 June.

“Nearly all the participating restaurants are keen to continue the festival for one more month,” says Ric Cullinane, Fish & Game NZ Communications & Marketing Manager.

“We have kept the festival to the first month of the season in past events, but game bird hunters are asking us to extend this to two months.

“Fortunately, nearly all the restaurants are equally keen to celebrate the game bird hunting season with a further four weeks of delicious wild game bird meals.”

Each of the 16 restaurants participating – one, at least, for each regional city throughout the country – creates a special wild game bird menu, based on several of the game birds on the hunting list and selects wine matches for the different dishes.

The game birds on this year’s hunting list are: Canada Goose, Grey Duck, Mallard Duck, Paradise Shelduck, Californian Quail, Cock Pheasant, Black swan, Chukar and Pukeko.

The restaurants select only one, or several, of these game birds for their 'special menu.'

Hunters bring their bagged wild game birds – dressed to the restaurant’s specifications - to their chosen restaurant a minimum of 24 hours before their dinner booking for the dish selected from its menu.

At the festival’s conclusion each restaurant offers a dinner prize for two with these drawn by Fish & Game NZ from the game bird licences bought in each region.

The game bird hunting season starts the first weekend of May each year and runs until approximately mid-August, depending on the area. 

Go to  http://www.fishandgame.org.nz/Site/Features/NationalNewsApr08.aspx

For each restaurant’s menu in this year’s festival.

The restaraurants extending the season are as follows:
 
à Deco
Whangarei
70 Kamo Rd

Kensington, Whangarei

Chef/owner Brenton Low

a_deco@xtra.co.nz

 

Canvas

Waikato Art Museum
1 Grantham St

Hamilton

Chef/owners David & Lisa Kerr

dave@canvas.net.nz
 

Cazador

854 Dominion Rd,
Mt Eden, Auckland
Owners/chef:  Tony & Daruish Lolaiy

dlolaiy@gmail.com
 

Craggy Range Winery’s Terróir Restaurant

253 Waimarama Rd, Havelock North
Hawkes Bay
Executive Chef: Stephen Tindall

stephen.tindall@craggyrange.com
www.craggyrange.com
 

Nero’s Cafe/ Bar

Owners/chefs Scott & Yvette Kennedey

36 Amesbury Street

Palmerston North

www.cafenero.co.nz

 

Matinee Café & Tapas Bar/ Restuarant

Owner Sashil Dayal Chef Chris Welham

67 Devon St West

New Plymouth Central

matinee@xtra.co.nz

 

Gusto Bar/ Restaurant

Owner Rowan Cambie Chef Jaimee McMannaway

Ocean View Parade

New Plymouth Central


gustotaranaki@xtra.co.nz

 

Bacchus

3 Main St
Blenheim
Owner/Chef Marcel Rood

 

High Tide Restaurant

29 Kitchener St

Dunedin

Owner/Chef Mark Lane

marklane@es.co.nz


 

Saltwater Café & Bar 272 Wakefield Quay

Nelson

Owner: Vivian Fox Chef: Manfred Dax


saltwatercafe@xtra.co.nz

 

Cook’n with Gas

Christchurch
23 Worcester Boulevard
Christchurch
Owner: Bruce Griffith Head Chef: Courtenary Rotherham

cookin.christchurch@gmail.com

Café de Paris

Hokitika

19 Tancred St, Hokitika

Owners: Pierre & Joy Esquilat Head chef: Terry Essen

cafe-de-paris@xtra.co.nz
 

Louie’s Café & Tapas Bar

Invercargill

142 Dee St

Owner: Manu Head Chef: Terry Goldsmith

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