F.A.W.C! Just Desserts 

You’ll want to skip dinner before this event as you’ll need every inch of space for this decadent eight-course dessert degustation. Delivered by E.I.T’s Level 5 patisserie students, this menu […]

F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles 

MTG Century Theatre 65 Marine Parade, Napier South, Napier, Hawke's Bay

Cosy up this Winter F.A.W.C! and delight in the F.A.W.C! Film Festival at the MTG Hawke’s Bay. Via London, Versailles, and Instagram, Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles follows famous chef Yotam Ottolenghi on his quest to bring the sumptuous art and decadence of Versailles to life in cake form at the Metropolitan Museum of […]

 F.A.W.C! Pitmaster v Pitmaster 

Valley D Vine Restaurant and Function center 347 State Highway 5, Napier, Hawke's Bay

This is one for BBQ lovers. Linden Estate Head Chef Greg Miller teams up with Buffalo Bill Food Truck’s Mike Maloney for a scorching mid-winter BBQ.With support from the Hawke’s Bay BBQ Pitmasters, Greg and Mike will dish up succulent, tender brisket, pork and lamb, all of which has been cook low and slow over […]

F.A.W.C! Ten Years of Tom 

Church Road Winery 150 Church Road, Napier, Hawke's Bay

Discover 10 vintages of Church Road’s award-winning TOM range. TOM wines are Church Road’s most prestigious wines, created only in exceptional vintages from premium grapes.Chief Winemaker, Chris Scott, has pulled these bottles out of his personal library and alongside Verde at Church Road’s head chef, has creatively matched them with foods to compliment.With an array […]

F.A.W.C! The Pasture and Ocean Co-op 

Mission Estate Winery Church Road, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay

Set your sails for a taste of the wilderness as The Pasture and Ocean Co-op reinvents the classic "Surf n Turf".Executive Chef Ricky Littleton has handcrafted five courses to take you on a gastronomic adventure from Land to Sea.Enjoy a "down to earth" or "swimmingly good" cocktail on arrival followed by an exclusive five course […]

F.A.W.C! Wallingford Truffles – A Paddock to Plate Experience 

Wallingford Homestead 2914 Porangahau Road, Wallingford, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay

Road trip to the undulating hills of Wallingford in Central Hawke’s Bay for a truly enchanting escapade. Arrive in the morning, don your wellies and rug up to walk Wallingford, with Kate de Lautour and truffle dog Jim as you hunt for truffles.Dig up this mysterious, luxurious ingredient before heading back to Wallingford Homestead where […]

F.A.W.C! A Hawke’s Bay Winter 

Craggy Range Winery 253 Waimarama Road, Havelock North, Hastings, Hawke's Bau

Craggy Range and Black Barn Restaurants join forces for one night only to celebrate Hawke’s Bay’s incredible culinary landscape and the talented producers, growers, and farmers responsible for it.Join two of the region’s most renowned chefs, Casey McDonald and Regnar Christensen, along with their teams, as they create on an evening to remember.Both Casey and […]

Soufra – A Middle Eastern Feast

Cone & Flower 14 Shaw Road, Eskdale, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Meaning 'long table filled with many good things to eat', Soufra at Cone & Flower is all about sharing plates bursting with taste and wonderful aromas.Inspired by the vibrant mix of flavour and spices used in Middle Eastern cuisine and the Mediterranean, this is a menu that is best shared with family and friends.From slow […]

F.A.W.C! A Quiet Kitchen with Nici Wickes 

The River Room / Black Barn Vineyards 1308E Tuki Tuki Road, Tuki Tuki, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Over a relaxed morning tea Nici will be in conversation with Fiona Fraser (writer and formerly editor of NZ Woman's Weekly) about the emotional journey she took in writing A Quiet Kitchen, how creating recipes is her super power, how she solves the “what shall I have for dinner tonight” dilemma and we’ll get some […]

First We Eat Festival

Church Road Winery 150 Church Road, Napier, Hawke's Bay

FIRST WE EAT ARRIVES! A boutique, multi-sensory festival is set for two big events this summer.After its inaugural sell-out success last summer, ‘First We Eat’ the multi-sensory festival experience in the Bay of Plenty, is set to add a second event in Napier this summer 2022.The first one-day event, held at Wharepai Domain in Tauranga, […]