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International Restauranteurs Whip Up Wonders In Auckland

MEDIA ALERT 6 August 2012

International Restauranteurs Whip Up Wonders In Auckland – BIG little City celebrates in style for week three of Auckland Restaurant Month


Winemakers dinner at The Foodstore with Kevin Judd

Monday 13th August

Time: 7pm

Sample The Foodstore’s exclusively designed Marlborough menu of delicious canapés and 5 courses, with wines matched by Kevin Judd’s premium Greywacke wine selection. With your opportunity to meet one of New Zealand’s most respected winemakers, you will be in for a fabulous evening of entertainment and top nosh.

Cost: $130 per person

Tickets: on sale now, contact Alice at The Foodstore: functions@thefoodstore.tv

Contact: 09 950 6762 x1

Legends of the Viaduct – Chart the Course at Soul Bar & Bistro, Kermadec and The Foodstore

Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th August

Time: 6:30pm

Map your menu around the Viaduct with a tasteful trip to a sensational trio of some of Auckland’s best restaurants. Your rendezvous with food will offer you mouth-watering plates from Soul Bar & Bistro, Kermadec and The Food Store and include three-courses with delicious wines to match. The ‘Viaduct Triangle’ will deliver up a magical dining experience with different starting points, menus and experiences each evening.

Cost: $95, including arrival drink, three-courses including wine

Tickets: Contact Shar at Soul to book

Contact: enquiries@soulsearch.co.nz or 09 356 7249

A Taste of Rata at District Dining with Josh Emett and Warren Turnbull

Wednesday 15th August

Time: 6:30pm

Talented international restaurateur and NZ Masterchef judge Josh Emett has teamed up with District Dining’s Warren Turnbull for a Rata-themed fusion of slow-style cooking complete with plenty of flavoursome explosions! This very special event will be a shared foodie experience offering the chance to experience top chefs in action. Tickets are strictly limited, so be sure to snap yours up pronto.

Cost: $250 per ticket

Tickets: are available through iticket.co.nz

Hops vs Grapes: The Perfect Match Three Course Dinner

Thursday 16th August

Time: 6:30pm

United in a unique battle of the hops vs grapes, you’ll experience the perfectly matched three course bistro style dinner. As award winning 1010 Brewery and Matawhero Wines artfully select hand-crafted beers and boutique wines to match your courses. You be the judge: beer or wine.

Cost: $85 including 3 courses and a glass of wine and beer with each course

Contact: 09 307 8148

Tickets: are available through iticket.co.nz

Soul Bar & Bistro– Patio, Pig and Pinot - A Journey from Nose to Tail

Saturday 18th August

Time: 3:00pm

Experience the three P’s: Patio, Pig and Pinot at the esteemed Soul Bar & Bistro. This is your opportunity to observe the art of sustainability as chef Gareth Stewart demonstrates how to cook a pig from start to

finish. This masterclass is suitable for all levels of expertise, and you will come away with all questions answered. Tickets are limited to the piggy party, so book now!

Cost: $75 including a glass of Prosecco on arrival and Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir

Contact: 09 356 7249 or email enquiries@soulsearch.co.nz


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