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Five foodie events for the greater good at Visa Wellington On a Plate

April 5, 2023

If you like your foodie events with a side of sustainability, check out our picks below for events that champion the greater good! Whether you’re looking for tips to reduce your own waste, or discover sustainable producers and practice we have you covered!


Eat NZ Kaitaki at LTD. 

If being better connected to the land and our produce sounds like you, head along to this five-course feast created by Eat NZ Founder and award-winning chef, Giulio Sturla alongside younger chefs from within the Eat NZ Kaitaki cohort including: Max Gordy, Jack Shewell, Ellis Robbins, Nikos Moraitis and Baxter Neil. As part of the event Eat NZ will also e highlighting some amazing food producers from within the Eat NZ Kaitaki collective and beyond including Tora Collective, Mangaroa Farms and Cranky Goat; with support from Freedom Farms. Get more info here


All Taste No Waste Workshops with Kaibosh

If you enjoy getting hands-on in the kitchen these waste-busting workshops teach you how to get even more out of your produce while lessening your impact on the environment.  Wellington’s own award-winning chef Asher Boote of Hillside and Daisy’s is running one at Kaibosh’s Hutt Valley depot, and ex-private chef Suzette McArtney will be presenting at Kaibosh in Paraparaumu.  Get in quick as the workshop with Lucy Corry has nearly sold out!


Without Waste at LTD.

A collaborative event featuring With Wild premium Wapiti, championed by food waste reduction heavyweights Everybody Eats and LTD. Using byproducts from sister kitchens, Ombra and Kisa, a fun, playful menu has been created using a myriad of preserves and techniques over five courses while focusing on the use of multiple cuts of culled Fiordland Wapiti. Discover more here.


Next Gen Cook Off at Everybody Eats

Enjoy a pay-as-you-feel three course dinner using perfectly good food that would otherwise have gone to waste and prepared by a new up and coming Wellington chef each night over five nights that is accessible and open to people from all walks of life. The public and a panel of judges will assess the meals and crown a winner at the end of the Festival. The chefs and event dates are below, or click through here:

Monday 8th May: Jacob Spackman (Kisa) 
Tuesday 9th May: Brett Barnes (Shepherd)
Monday 15th May: Lizzie Rogers (Koji)
Tuesday 16th May: Celia Drummond (Floriditas)
Wednesday 17th May: Courtenay Charles (50-50)

Did you know we are a supporter of Kaibosh Food Rescue? To learn more about our partnership with Kaibosh click here.

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