Press Release – The Food Show
Tickets! Get your tickets now for The Food Show Auckland 2014!
Tickets are now on sale for The Food Show Auckland, which will blossom into its annual awesomeness from Thursday 31 July to Sunday 3 August 2014 at the ASB Showgrounds.
Don’t miss out on New Zealand’s biggest culinary event and home to a truly astonishing selection of food, drink, kitchen equipment, and special features. Buy your tickets online immediately at www.foodshow.co.nz and go in the draw to win a 12-day ‘Real Food Adventure’ trip for two to Vietnam, including a gourmet foodie tour with a focus on street fare, local specialties, and home cooking.
This year is extra special because for the first time you can augment your show experience by choosing from three distinct tiers of ticketing depending on how much pampering you feel you deserve.
General Admission tickets provide you with free access to the Whirlpool Cooking Theatre, Kenwood’s New Generation Game, Selaks New Zealand Roast Day, Good Magazine Healthy Living Zone, Craft Quarter, plus hundreds of exhibitors, thousands of products, special show-only prices, competitions, and more.
Spend a bit more, buy one of only 4000 tickets for Preview Day on Thursday 31 July, and get first bite of The Food Show. You get all of the benefits of General Admission but can enjoy The Food Show Auckland in a more exclusive atmosphere – and with more elbowroom.
Or you can purchase one of our brand new VIP Premium Experience tickets to gain special benefits like fast-track entry to the show, priority seating in the Whirlpool Cooking Theatre, a complimentary goodie bag and all-day access to the Diners Club VIP Lounge with wine and beer tastings, including Nespresso coffee sampling with trained Nespresso coffee specialists, private cooking demos from celebrity chefs, and more. Tickets are just $100 each but limited to only 200 per day so you’ll have to be quick.
Beyond the incredible array of tempting edibles, drinks, and gadgets, The Food Show Auckland also serves up an unrivalled menu of special features to delight and amaze you.
Top of the list is the Whirlpool Cooking Theatre, home to free cooking demos from top celebrity chefs, including Peter Gordon, Simon Gault, Nadia Lim, Chelsea Winter, Annabelle White, Ray McVinnie, Sachie Nomura, Julie Le Clerc, plus MasterChef NZ 2014 Doubles winners Karena and Kasey Bird. Watch your kitchen heroes perform culinary magic right before your eyes, pick up hot tips, and bask in deliciousness.
The Kenwood stand offers a slew of entertainment with celebrity guests, world-class chefs, free coffee, sharp deals on kitchen appliances, and Kenwood’s New Generation Game. It’s a new take on the classic British game show that pits celebrity guests against Food Show visitors to win fantastic prizes from Kenwood and De’Longhi.
If you know what’s good for you, you’ll also head to the Good Magazine Healthy Living Zone, a special area featuring products to help you live well and nourish your body with healthy, delicious food. And don’t forget to check out Selaks New Zealand Roast Day, an opportunity to celebrate the traditional and modern Kiwi roast accompanied by Selaks wines.
Are you passionate about coffee and interested in discovering more about Nespresso? The Nespresso Masterclass series is just what you’re after: an exclusive series of Masterclass events that will introduce you to the unique range of Nespresso Grands Crus and demonstrate how Nespresso meets Gastronomy. Love antipastos? The Craft Quarter brings together a group of exhibitors offering top-notch antipasto ingredients. So you can easily assemble the perfect cheeseboard, tasting platter, or antipasto – complete with tasty beers or premium wines – all in one place.