Hospitality Business Magazine

The Wellington Food Show gets bigger

rsz_wellington_food_show_robert_oliverThe Wellington Food Show is back and packing a bigger food punch than ever. Hosted at Westpac Stadium from 20 – 22 May 2016, with the latest and greatest from Wellington and around the country, it’s sure to tickle everyone’s tastebuds. From handcrafted Limoncello by Koast and Hamilton-born brew by Good George to the rich and aromatic West Coast Cocoa and succulent Te Mata Figs – the range of products on show is as exciting as it is varied.

A big draw card and hub of activity is the Whirlpool Cooking Theatre. With back-to-back cooking demos from some of New Zealand’s top culinary talent to inspire and delight audiences. Real food sensation Emma Galloway and Pacific superstar Robert Oliver headline the shows with Simon Gault, Annabelle White, Ray McVinnie, Kyle Street, Martin Bosley also playing leading roles in the Cooking Theatre. All will share their recipes and hottest tips for recreating delcious meals in your own home.

Handmade, small-batch, traditional and super-high-quality goods all gather together in the all-new Artisan Alley. The Drunken Nanny, Liquid Alchemy and Taha Beverages are just a few of the names you can find here. If you’re looking for delicious treats and one-of a kind foods then a visit to the Aristan Alley is an absolute must-do.

Another new feature of the Show is the delectable Food Alley, a food-lovers paradise where street-food grub will be served up to refuel and excite. The always-popular Healthy Hub will be a hot spot for people looking to refine their food repertoire. Here you will find everything from gluten free options by Hunter Gatherer Gourmet, delicious organic blackcurrant delights from ViBeri and clean, real-food snacks from Blue Dinosaur. You’ll be feeling healthier just for having visited.

With over 100 different exhibitors and 14 live cooking demonstrations over three days, you’re bound to come away with countless new ideas and a passion for a raft of new products.

Tickets are on sale now, book early online at and get the best rates. Access to all show features and cooking demos is included in your ticket.