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Experience Michelin Star Style Cooking

13 August 2012

Experience Michelin Star Style Cooking Around the Big Little City
Auckland Restaurant Month offers another exciting week of cuisine

Legends of the Viaduct – Chart the Course at Soul Bar & Bistro, Kermadec and The Foodstore
Tuesday 21st, Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd 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: 09 356 7249

One Night in Central Otago at the Botswana Butchery
Tuesday 21st August
Time: From 5pm

Central Otago heads north to Botswana Butchery for Auckland Restaurant Month. With all food & wine sourced from this region you will indulge in a brilliant four course set menu and the chance to taste all things Central Otago. Winemakers from Peregrine and Gibbston Valley will be available to recommend food matches and share their passion for wine. For an unforgettable evening, be sure to book in to this butchery!

Cost: $85 pp
Contact: 09 307 6966 or

A Taste of Le Gavroche at the Grove with Monica Galetti and Ben Bayly
Wednesday 22nd August
Time: 6.30pm

Savour in world-class, Michelin-star cuisine with chef Monica Galetti of London’s Le Gavroche and The Grove’s own chef Ben Bayly as they deliver a superb dining experience ‘A Taste of Le Gavroche’. With a six-course degustation and wine matches by Michael Dearth and the Le Gavroche’s own Head Sommelier, this is your chance to taste cuisine of international calibre. Tickets are very limited for this one-off event.

Cost: $250 per ticket
Tickets: SOLD OUT

Hotel De Brett’s Wine & Game Dinner
Wednesday 22nd August

Join in a game-inspired dinner affair at Hotel De Brett with highly-respected boutique wine maker, John Belsham. Each of the four stunning courses will be matched by wines from Foxes Island winery, as you relax at this top 50 finalist for Cuisine Magazines Restaurant of the Year 2012.

Cost: $150 per ticket

North Wharf Passport – 10 restaurants and bars
Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August

Your North Wharf Passport will take you on an awe-inspiring journey of authentic international cuisine in the trendy Wynyard Quarter. Take your pick between ten restaurants, as you soak up the great vibes of this working wharf with signature dishes on offer at each venue. With the passport available throughout the weekend, you can unwind and dine at your leisure.

Cost: $100 per person
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