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Nosh Food Market’s annual Pavlova competition returns

November 26, 2012

Calling All Pav Champions: Nosh Food Market’s annual Pavlova competition returns

If you think you’ve perfected the pav it’s time to put your culinary skills to the test in Nosh Food Market’s fourth annual Pavlova competition.

With three categories - adult, alternative and one for kids (under 15 years) - there’s a challenge for everyone in the popular pav bake-off.

The winner of the adult and alternative category takes home a year’s supply of Coulston Hill Free Range eggs and a $50 Nosh Dosh voucher, while runners-up receive an Equagold Vanilla gift pack and a $50 Nosh Dosh voucher.

The winner of the children’s category receives a year’s supply of Coulston Hill Free Range eggs and a $20 Nosh Dosh voucher, while the runner-up receives an Equagold Vanilla gift pack and a Nosh baking gift pack.

All entries are welcome at the competitions being held at Nosh Food Market’s Mt Eden, Constellation Drive, Hamilton and Mt Maunganui stores.

Competition details
To register, email your full name, address, telephone number and what store competition you are entering and what section (Adult, Child or Alternative) to before 12pm Mon 3rd Dec. You will receive an email confirmation inviting you to bring your pavlova to Nosh on Tuesday 4 December for judging.

For full terms and conditions visit

Your best home-made pavlova from an original recipe to enter one of the categories below:
• Adult (15 years & older)
• Children’s (under 15s)
• Alternative (the best pav that features something a little different)

Drop off your pavlova on Tuesday, 4 December between 8.00am & 10.00am


Level One, Nosh Food Market, 422 Dominion Road (corner of Dominion and Milton Roads), Mt Eden
Nosh Constellation Drive, 10a Constellation Drive, Mairangi Bay

Nosh Food Market, Corner Ulster and Mill Street, Hamilton

Nosh Food Market, 35 MacDonald Street, Mt Maunganui

Judging criteria
• Meringue appearance & consistency
• Size/shape of the pavlova
• Taste
• Texture
• Overall presentation/decoration

Winners and runners-up will be notified by phone by end of business Tuesday 5 December.


Adult and alternative:
The winner of each category receives a year’s supply of Coulston Hill Free Range eggs and a $50 Nosh Dosh voucher.

The runner up in each category receives an Equagold Vanilla gift pack and a $50 Nosh Dosh voucher.

The winner of the children’s category receives a year’s supply of Coulston Hill Free Range eggs and a $20 Nosh Dosh voucher.

The runner-up receives an Equagold Vanilla gift pack and a Nosh baking gift pack.

So what are you waiting for? Get cracking!

About Nosh
Nosh Food Market presents a market-style concept in food shopping, bringing together the authenticity and expertise of butchery, bakery, delicatessen, greengrocer and more under one roof.

Nosh focuses on quality, fresh food and produce at affordable market prices and aims to give customers a pleasant experience as they shop.

The company employs around 180 people, mostly food-lovers and experts in fresh produce.

Nosh has its own butchery based in a purpose-built facility in Hamilton. Black Rock Butchery sources and produces the finest quality lamb, beef, chicken and pork along with a range of award winning sausages and ham.

Nosh stores are located in Auckland’s Glen Innes, Greenlane, Mt Eden and Ponsonby. A Matakana store opened in 2009 and the Hamilton store in 2010. The Mt Maunganui store opened in October 2012 and has been closely followed by the opening of another in Auckland’s Constellation Drive in mid-November.

The company has a large and loyal base of customers. There are more than 46,000 VIP customers on their database who benefit from the latest news, regular in-store specials, food events and competitions.

The Nosh Food Market concept was created by Clinton Beuvink and Chris Moore in 2006. Beuvink has extensive and wide ranging grocery and retail marketing and management experience. Today, founder Clinton Beuvink is the managing director of the company.


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