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Do You Have a Sense of Adventure, And a Taste for the Wild?

Do You Have a Sense of Adventure, And a Taste for the Wild?

That’s what Monteith’s is asking all New Zealanders during its annual Monteith’s Wild Food Challenge.

Move aside meat and two veg, the Monteith’s Wild Food Challenge is back for its 17th year and promises to be the biggest iteration of New Zealand’s longest running food challenge yet.

Monteith’s Wild Food Challenge sees restaurants around the country competing to deliver a feast of flavours that impresses both a panel of expert judges and the voting public alike. Participating chefs must pair their creations with a Monteith’s beer or cider, use at least two wild ingredients from with 100km of their kitchen and prepare and serve their dish in a wild fashion for the chance to be crowned the MWFC national prize winner.

The challenge runs July 1st to July 31st, with finalists judged throughout August and the winner announced September 9th.

So what are you waiting for? Visit the Monteith’s website ( for more information and updates on participating restaurants.


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