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20 Nations Food Festival: Are You Game Enough?

20 Nations Food Festival. 20 Dishes. 20 Nations. Are You Game Enough?

Whitby’s Restaurant at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor launches the 20 Nations Food Festival on the 9th of September 2011. Try 20 different dishes from the 20 nations that will be represented in New Zealand in the upcoming weeks.

The legendary buffet will feature national-themed dishes such as American Clam Chowder, Australian ‘Roo’ Salad, Fijian Kokoda (marinated fish), French Ratatouille, South African Bobotie (spicy mince), Canadian Maple Sugar Pie and of course the good old Kiwi Pavlova.

Charles De Villiers, Executive Chef says, “We wanted to create something unique. Really unique! Where else would you be able to go to a restaurant and sample dishes from 20 different nations at once? This is a remarkable time for New Zealand and we thought this would be a fitting tribute to the huge tournament under way.”

The 20 Nations Food Festival runs until the 23rd of October at Whitby’s Restaurant on level 17 of the hotel. Customers dining at Whitby’s can also collect stamps in their “Passport” to go in the December draw to win a trip for two to Malaysia, sponsored by Malaysia Airlines*.

Lunch buffet: $37.00 per person.

Available daily between 11.30am-2.30pm.

Dinner buffet: $45.00 per person.

Available daily between 5.30pm-10.30pm.

Dine between 5.30pm – 7pm and receive a complimentary glass of house wine, beer or juice.

Children 5-12 years $1.50 per year of age.

Children under 5 free.

To book call 04 4999 500 or email

Grand Hotels International owns and manages ten 4 – 4 ½ star Hotel Grand Chancellor properties throughout Australia and New Zealand. All Hotels are in prime locations with a range of facilities offering accommodation for the most discerning guest as well as a host of conference and events facilities on a small to large scale, with two locations catering for over 1000 delegates.

*Full terms and conditions regarding the competition can be viewed in the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Hotel Profile section of the website.


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