Christchurch 2020

3-5 Apr, Fri–Sun 10am–5pm, Horncastle Arena

NEFF 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 Christchurch.


 

All
Fri

Friday 3 April

NEFF
10:15am-10:45am

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cook top to get fantastic results.

Cuddly cook turned Food Detective
11am-11:45am

Annabelle White, ‘The Cuddly Cook’ is like a detective - nothing stops her on the quest to explore and then share, simple, easy recipes that will become family favourites.

Fabulous finger food
12:15pm-1pm

Enjoy three new recipes from the gorgeous, kiwi favourites Karena & Kasey. They’ll show you how to prepare three plates of bite-sized savory treats for your dinner party guests that are sure to impress. 

A trio of Vegful-ness
1:15pm-2pm

Homemade Gnocchi is an entirely different dish - soft, silky, little mouthfuls of potato-y pasta. Drool over light, fluffy donuts made with pumpkin. Cook up a batch of slow-roasted eggplant and more, to keep in the fridge for endless possibilities for scrumptious vegetarian meals.

NEFF
2:15pm-2:45pm

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cook top to get fantastic results.

Vegan & vegetarian dishes
3pm-3:45pm
Just like her with lots of colour, flavour and personality, is how Jax likes to live and eat. 
 
A self proclaimed food alchemist, Jax takes everyday, pantry ingredients and transforms them into family favourites, plates for sharing with friends or for those of you who live alone, divine dishes for one.  For the Food Show, she has created 3 incredible, vegan & vegetarian dishes, turning that ’no meat’ frown upside down. Helping to dispel the myth, a meal is only tantalising and delicious with a side of meat.
 
Sat

Saturday 4 April

Cuddly cook turned Food Detective
10:15am-11am

Annabelle White, ‘The Cuddly Cook’ is like a detective - nothing stops her on the quest to explore and then share, simple, easy recipes that will become family favourites.

Surf 'n' Turf
11:15am-12pm

Two for one, chefs Andrew Brown and Darren Wright team up to bring you some delicious surf 'n' turf recipes.

Vegan & vegetarian dishes
12:15pm-1pm
Just like her with lots of colour, flavour and personality, is how Jax likes to live and eat. 
 
A self proclaimed food alchemist, Jax takes everyday, pantry ingredients and transforms them into family favourites, plates for sharing with friends or for those of you who live alone, divine dishes for one.  For the Food Show, she has created 3 incredible, vegan & vegetarian dishes, turning that ’no meat’ frown upside down. Helping to dispel the myth, a meal is only tantalising and delicious with a side of meat.
 
A trio of Vegful-ness
1:15pm-2pm

Homemade Gnocchi is an entirely different dish - soft, silky, little mouthfuls of potato-y pasta. Drool over light, fluffy donuts made with pumpkin. Cook up a batch of slow-roasted eggplant and more, to keep in the fridge for endless possibilities for scrumptious vegetarian meals.

NEFF
2:15pm-2:45pm

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cook top to get fantastic results.

Rich chocolate cake with swiss meringue buttercream and fruit compote
3pm-3:45pm

Learn how to bake Bernadette Gee’s signature chocolate cake and decorate with ganache, compote and all the components that make a Magnolia Kitchen creation.

Sun

Sunday 5 April

NEFF
10:15am-10:45am

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cook top to get fantastic results.

Impress your guests
11am-11:45am

Adored Kiwi cook and Hospice Ambassador, Jo Seagar shares her tips and delicious dishes for when guests turn up unannounced.

Vegan & vegetarian dishes
12:15pm-1pm
Just like her with lots of colour, flavour and personality, is how Jax likes to live and eat. 
 
A self proclaimed food alchemist, Jax takes everyday, pantry ingredients and transforms them into family favourites, plates for sharing with friends or for those of you who live alone, divine dishes for one.  For the Food Show, she has created 3 incredible, vegan & vegetarian dishes, turning that ’no meat’ frown upside down. Helping to dispel the myth, a meal is only tantalising and delicious with a side of meat.
 
Fabulous finger food
1:15pm-2pm

Enjoy three new recipes from the gorgeous, kiwi favourites Karena & Kasey. They’ll show you how to prepare three plates of bite-sized savory treats for your dinner party guests that are sure to impress. 

NEFF
2:15pm-2:45pm

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cook top to get fantastic results.

Rich chocolate cake with swiss meringue buttercream and fruit compote
3pm-3:45pm

Learn how to bake Bernadette Gee’s signature chocolate cake and decorate with ganache, compote and all the components that make a Magnolia Kitchen creation.