Fine Food New Zealand is just around the corner, and returning to Auckland Showgrounds from June 25 to 27, 2023.
This one-of-a-kind trade event represents and unites the entire foodservice, hospitality, and food retail industries. It only takes place once every two years, so mark your calendars for the most important industry event in the country.
With over 250 exhibitors showcasing their products and services, Fine Food New Zealand offers an excellent opportunity to connect with new suppliers and grow your business. From commercial equipment, tableware and packaging to artisan products and liquor, Fine Food New Zealand has something for everyone. Fine Food New Zealand exhibitors offer a diverse range of products, providing you with a chance to explore new ideas and innovative solutions for your business.
One of the highlights of Fine Food New Zealand is the NZ Chefs Championships, which spans three jam-packed days of competitions. The NZ Chef of the Year, Pastry Chef of the Year, and Emerging Chef of the Year are just a few of the coveted championship awards that will be up for grabs. Attendees can support and connect with their peers as they battle it out for the top spot, while also developing their own knowledge and skills.
For the first time, Fine Food New Zealand will also be co-hosting the Hospo Hui with the Restaurant Association of New Zealand, a must-attend event for industry leaders, thinkers, and innovators. The Hospo Hui is a unique opportunity to share thoughts and ideas on how to create a sustainable hospitality industry for Aotearoa. Attendees can expect keynote speakers and panel discussions that offer a unique insight into the ideas shaping the hospitality industry today. This is also a rare chance to network with some of the industry’s finest, providing a unique forum for discussion and innovation.
Fine Food New Zealand is introducing Liquid Alliance in 2023, brought to you by Tasman and Allied Liquor. It’s the perfect spot to find your perfect drop, from sparkling to seltzer and everything in between. Tasman and Allied Liquor services both the off-premises and the on-premises channels throughout NZ, enabling customers to access scale economics across more than 50 suppliers, the majority of which will be displaying their wares in the Liquid Alliance zone in Hall 1.
With borders now open, Taste of the World is also returning! Trade delegates can experience a large range of international products and services from 16 countries and growing. Connect with the many participating countries and go in the draw to win a $1000 House of Travel voucher, with one being given away each day of the event.
Looking for handmade, small-batch, traditional, and super-high-quality goods? Artisan Alley is where you will find them all gathered in one place. And if you’re looking to tap into the rapidly growing plant-based market, the Plant Base feature will provide you with inspiration for your plant-based and ‘free-from’ menu. Catering for all dietary requirements has never been easier.
Fine Food New Zealand is a fantastic opportunity for trade visitors to connect, learn, and be inspired. With so many exciting features and events on offer, this is a must-attend event for anyone in the foodservice, hospitality, or food retail industries.
Registrations are now open. Head to www.finefoodnz.co.nz to register before 24 June to avoid the $25 gate fee.