Taste of Auckland is back and looking better than ever, boasting a top line-up of restaurants and chefs to help mark its fifth birthday.
MasterChef’s Josh Emett and Nadia Lim are among the big names that will be cooking at this year’s festival, which is set to take over Victoria Park from 14-17 November 2013.
They headline the food festival alongside international chefs Robert Oliver (chef ambassador for Le Cordon Bleu), Matt Stone (executive chef at Perth restaurant Greenhouse) and Phillip Davenport (executive chef of Bali’s KU DE TA).
Meanwhile, top Auckland restaurants The Commons, Depot, Toto, FISH, Everybody’s Izakaya, The Grove, Baduzzi, Bracu, Mandarin Dumpling and Bar, Indian Village at Victoria and Non Solo Pizza will be serving up delicious food on site.
More than 120 exhibitors will be displaying, sampling and selling the best of their produce and products, and there will be events taking place throughout Taste of Auckland – including cooking classes, live music, and wine and whiskey tasting.
Taste of Auckland tickets are already on sale. General admission costs $25 in advance or $30 on the day. To sample all the delicious food on site you will need to purchase “crowns”, the festival currency at the rate of $1 each. Restaurant dishes will cost 8-12 crowns each.
Premium tickets cost $62.50 plus booking fee and includes $40 worth of food and drink inside. VIP tickets cost $95 plus booking and includes a free festival wine glass, $30 worth of food and drink, and a glass of wine on arrival.
You can purchase Taste of Auckland tickets here.