Wellington 2018

11-13 May, Fri–Sun 10am–5pm, Westpac Stadium

NEFF Cooking Theatre

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The Cooking Theatre

Included with your entry ticket, you can enjoy free cooking demonstrations in the NEFF Cooking Theatre.

Don't miss the chance to see some of New Zealand's top culinary talent share their secrets on cooking fabulous meals at home.

Watch your favourite celebrity chefs step up to the plate in the NEFF Cooking Theatre in Wellington.

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Fri

Friday 11 May

Simple baking rediscovered
10:30am-11:15am

If your baking needs a helping hand join Annabelle White in the NEFF Cooking Theatre for super delicious, easy recipes and techniques you will pass onto your family with great enthusiasm. Plenty of tips and advice, it’s the cooking lesson from your Mum’s kitchen you may have missed. Make sure you are there to pick up some secret tips - the results will speak for themselves!

Nude Food
11:45am-12:30pm

Nude Food advocate Nadia Lim is back – loved by all for her everyday simple, healthy, delicious meals, join her in the NEFF Cooking Theatre where she shares her down-to-earth, realistic approach to food. See how to create dishes that are truly delicious and good for you too!

Eating clean, made easy
12:45pm-1:30pm

Catch Brisbane’s clean living expert, personal trainer, chef and author Luke Hines at his Wellington Food Show debut! He’ll show you how to create healthy meals packed with nutrient-dense wholefoods that look and taste sensational. Whether you’re looking for super quick breakfasts, wholesome mid-week dinners, healthy twists on your favourite takeaways or guilt-free sweets, Luke has you covered. Yes, Sexy Chicken Satay Skewers can be healthy!

Mouth-watering dishes that really bring the fire
1:45pm-2:30pm

QT Museum Wellington’s Hot Sauce cranks up the cool with Asian inspired dishes and banging cocktails; an ideal spot for lazy afternoon grazing, vibrant evening dining or a cheeky nightcap. Hot Sauce offers everything from traditional Singaporean, Japanese and Malaysian flavours with a contemporary twist. Head Chef Mark Hsiong is heating things up on stage and recreating his childhood with charred bak kwa pork jerky and crispy soft shell crab, swimming in Singapore Style Chilli Crab Sauce.

Mouth-watering dishes that embodies – no fuss, just flavour.

Cook like a Masterchef at home
2:45pm-3:30pm
Simon enjoys sharing his boundless enthusiasm for food, letting people experience food in a different way and getting people excited to get back into the kitchen and giving it a go.
He'll show you how you can cook like a MasterChef at home with a gorgeous three-course meal starting with a fillet of flounder with fennel puree and saffron butter sauce, followed with chicken breast encasing semidried tomato with a turmeric corn sauce, and finished off with roasted white chocolate ice cream. Sounds sensational!
Sat

Saturday 12 May

Simple baking rediscovered
10:30am-11:15am

If your baking needs a helping hand join Annabelle White in the NEFF Cooking Theatre for super delicious, easy recipes and techniques you will pass onto your family with great enthusiasm. Plenty of tips and advice, it’s the cooking lesson from your Mum’s kitchen you may have missed. Make sure you are there to pick up some secret tips - the results will speak for themselves!

Real food with real flavour
11:45am-12:30pm

If you’re like Chelsea and love real food packed with real flavour, her fun and fresh demo in the NEFF Cooking Theatre is a must! Chelsea will show you how to create super tasty dishes using everyday ingredients.

French inspired, kiwi grown
12:45pm-1:30pm

Nick will be sure to inspire you with some French-Kiwi dishes from his award-winning restaurant Paris Butter! He'll show you how to create a three-course meal to impress even your toughest critic from his hit TV series The Best of New Zealand. Creamy parmesan soup, salt crusted chicken and a rich, chocolate tart. Sound delicious? You bet it will be!

Cook like a Masterchef at home
1:45pm-2:30pm
Simon enjoys sharing his boundless enthusiasm for food, letting people experience food in a different way and getting people excited to get back into the kitchen and giving it a go.
He'll show you how you can cook like a MasterChef at home with a gorgeous three-course meal starting with a fillet of flounder with fennel puree and saffron butter sauce, followed with chicken breast encasing semidried tomato with a turmeric corn sauce, and finished off with roasted white chocolate ice cream. Sounds sensational!
Eating clean, made easy
2:45pm-3:30pm

Catch Brisbane’s clean living expert, personal trainer, chef and author Luke Hines at his Wellington Food Show debut! He’ll show you how to create healthy meals packed with nutrient-dense wholefoods that look and taste sensational. Whether you’re looking for super quick breakfasts, wholesome mid-week dinners, healthy twists on your favourite takeaways or guilt-free sweets, Luke has you covered. Yes, Sexy Chicken Satay Skewers can be healthy!

Sun

Sunday 13 May

Real food with real flavour
11am-11:45am

If you’re like Chelsea and love real food packed with real flavour, her fun and fresh demo in the NEFF Cooking Theatre is a must! Chelsea will show you how to create super tasty dishes using everyday ingredients.

Nude Food
12:15pm-1pm

Nude Food advocate Nadia Lim is back – loved by all for her everyday simple, healthy, delicious meals, join her in the NEFF Cooking Theatre where she shares her down-to-earth, realistic approach to food. See how to create dishes that are truly delicious and good for you too!

French inspired, kiwi grown
1:30pm-2:15pm

Nick will be sure to inspire you with some French-Kiwi dishes from his award-winning restaurant Paris Butter! He'll show you how to create a three-course meal to impress even your toughest critic from his hit TV series The Best of New Zealand. Creamy parmesan soup, salt crusted chicken and a rich, chocolate tart. Sound delicious? You bet it will be!

Cook like a Masterchef at home
2:45pm-3:30pm
Simon enjoys sharing his boundless enthusiasm for food, letting people experience food in a different way and getting people excited to get back into the kitchen and giving it a go.
He'll show you how you can cook like a MasterChef at home with a gorgeous three-course meal starting with a fillet of flounder with fennel puree and saffron butter sauce, followed with chicken breast encasing semidried tomato with a turmeric corn sauce, and finished off with roasted white chocolate ice cream. Sounds sensational!