Fine Food New Zealand, 24-26 June 2018, ASB Showgrounds, Auckland

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NEWS >> FOOD SERVICE, HOSPITALITY

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Real Italian Doughnuts, an authentic taste of Southern Italy

New Zealand owned brand, Real Italian Doughnuts, is bringing an authentic taste of Southern Italy to consumers and foodservice customers. For the past 18 months, the doughnuts have only been available from a food truck. However, the founders have now made the all-natural treats available to retail and hospitality/foodservice outlets, in 200g and 1kg boxes. Salve and Janice Basile, based in Tauranga, are the couple behind the Real Italian Doughnuts brand. A first-generation Italian, Salve ... more

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Plan 52 Perfect Weekends in the World’s Tastiest Destinations

Published this October, global travel authority Lonely Planet’s Food Trails is a gastronomic tour of the world in 52 short breaks — with Auckland representing New Zealand. Lonely Planet writes in the book’s “Auckland & Around” chapter: “Indigenous ingredients and briny bounty from New Zealand's North Island waters help set the stage for Auckland's eclectic food scene, which sources local but thinks global.” Following its best-selling ... more

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Best Ôra King Dish NZ Awards finalists announced

Auckland, Wellington and Featherston chefs make the final The creation of innovative dishes such as gin cured salmon belly, brown spiced sugar salmon, raw confit of salmon and tomato cured salmon signal the return of the highly coveted Ōra King Awards. The finalists for the Best Ōra King Dish New Zealand award have been announced with chefs from Auckland, Wellington and Featherston making the final four. The annual Ōra King Awards, now in its fourth ... more

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Survey: what matters to Kiwi diners

Findings from a nationwide study have revealed that most Kiwi diners (70%) prefer casual dining over a formal setting, and that excellent food is what will keep them going back to a restaurant time and time again. The “What Matters?” survey, which was run by Salt & Pepper PR, a consultancy that specialises in food and drink public relations, also found that New Zealanders are most likely to avoid a restaurant due to poor food quality (89%), dirty bathrooms (61%), and rude ... more

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Muffin Break’s coffee keeps customers coming back

There’s much that goes in to a cup of your favourite coffee, and most of it happens well before a shot is even pulled. And like anything worth waiting for, it’s the preparation that sets the best brews apart from those that are less than satisfactory. The holistic coffee production process is something bakery café business Muffin Break has been careful to astutely manage since it first set up shop in New Zealand in 1994. Not only is the bakery cafe’s ... more

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Hipgroup says BYO corkage charges can get screwed ...

Leading Auckland hospitality group Hipgroup has answered the prayers of BYO diners and will charge NO CORKAGE when it launches a BYO promotion on Monday. Cork and Fork BYO Mondays will allow customers at some of Hipgroup’s favourite dining establishments - Ortolana, Rosie, St Heliers Bay Cafe and Bistro and the Waihi Beach Hotel - to bring their own bottle of tipple and not have to fork out excessive corkage fees. “Some establishments are charging upwards of $30 to BYO ... more

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Alexandra Park announces dates for popular upcoming events

Alexandra Park says record attendance at its recent annual mid-winter Christmas parties is a great precursor to its Christmas At The Races hospitality evenings with the dates now confirmed for November and December. “We were blown away by how quickly and how many tickets we sold to our recent mid-winter Christmas parties. Subsequently we’re telling people to book early if they want to secure one of our very popular Christmas At The Races evenings, says Alexandra Park Sales ... more

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Kiwis caught out in the kitchen every week: new national food habits revealed

● Nearly 1 in 2 don’t have enough food in the fridge to prepare dinner once a week ● More than half skip meals once or twice a week because they’re time poor ● Three-quarters spend up to $50 per week on home delivered meals ● 1 in 3 Kiwis are cooking from scratch less than three times a week When it comes to food, Kiwis have an abundance of world-class produce at their fingertips, but at meal time they’re often ... more

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The Chocolate and Coffee Show 2016

The Chocolate and Coffee Show - Auckland's weekend of indulgence! The Chocolate and Coffee Show will take place at The Cloud, on Auckland's waterfront Father's Day weekend, 3rd and 4th September 2016. From boutique chocolatiers and artisan coffee roasters to the bigger brands that you know and love, The Chocolate and Coffee Show is a must attend event for those who love to indulge. Meet the people who create world-class chocolate and coffee as they showcase their talents and ... more

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NZChefs National Salon - NZ's hospitality championships

NZChefs National Salon Logan Campbell Centre, ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane Thursday 28th July – Sunday 31st July 2016, 8am – 5pm daily Sharpen your knives and shake out your aprons! Entries are now open for the 2016 New Zealand Hospitality Championships and chefs, along with restaurant service, bar and hospitality professionals, are encouraged to enter. The four day event, entitled the ‘NZChefs National Salon’, runs from Thursday 28th July to Sunday 31st July at ... more

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