Top chefs on grill in Great New Zealand Food Show Mystery Cook off

May 21, 2015
Top chefs on grill in Great New Zealand Food Show Mystery Cook off

The Great NZ Food Show will showcase the best in food, wine and the latest in delicious edibles and innovative products at Mystery Creek fromtomorrow 22 May, 10am - 5pm, and on Saturday 23 May 2015, 10am - 5pm, Sunday 24 May 2015, 10am - 4pm. It is more than just tastings, enjoy food by the plate, wine by the glass and loads of entertainment over the three day show.

Watch and be inspired by leading chefs in the Heathcote Appliances Cooking Theatre, learn with the Wintec Cooking Classes in association with Heathcote Appliances and enjoy the competition as chefs go head to head in the popular Vilagrad Winery Mystery Cook off.

Back from 2014, is the popular Mystery Cook off area, now with new sponsor Vilagrad Winery. Situated near the Taste of Waikato Seat and Eat area, the entertainment starts from midday, with competition between local and well known chefs/personalities, where the winner is decided by the audience, and chefs are given 20 minutes to create a restaurant quality dish, using mystery ingredients supplied to them.

Vilagrad Winery winemaker Jacob Nooyen, says, We are really thrilled to come on board this year as a sponsor for the Vilagrad Winery Mystery Cook Off. We are excited to showcase our locally grown and produced award winning wines and to be part of an awesome event for the Waikato.

Match ups over the weekend include top Chefs such as Victoria Street Bistros Andrew Clarke vs. NZ Beef Lamb Ambassador Brad King,

Original dishes at short  notice.
Original dishes at short notice.

Lawrenson Groups Lorna Haddon vs. Celebrity Chef Brett McGregor, MKR NZ will go head to head, with 2014 Winners Neena and Belinda taking on Aaron and Josh and dont miss the special Waikato Breast Cancer Trust challenge with Waikato Bay of Plenty Magics Casey Kopua against Leana De Bruin. To find out all the match ups over the the day show, go to

Cooking class is  in.
Cooking class is in.