After three days of intense competition the major award winners of the 2014 NZ Culinary Fare have been announced. These are the competitors and teams who have come out on top, from the 600 competitors who competed in over 60 classes over three days (17th-19th August) at the Vodafone Events Centre.
Nickolas Han has traded his white laboratory coat for chef's whites with surprisingly successful results. The PIHMS chef was named Apprentice Chef of the Year at the 2014 New
Zealand Culinary Fare, beating seven other contestants in Auckland on
In front of
industry peers the Restaurant Association of New Zealand this evening celebrated
two of its best and brightest as Christchurch’s Michael Turner was inducted to
the Association’s Hall of Fame and New Plymouth restaurateur Barbara
Olsen-Henderson was named as the industry’s inaugural Good Neighbour.