Auckland 2020

19-22 Nov, Thu: 10am-5pm Fri: 10am-9pm, Sat–Sun 10am–5pm, ASB Showgrounds

NEFF Cooking Theatre

The Cooking Theatre

 

If you want to learn how to create dishes that will have your guests asking for more, you need to catch a demo or two in the NEFF Cooking Theatre. See celebrity chefs like Nadia Lim and Annabelle White cook their signature dishes and share secrets to making fabulous meals at home. Your tastebuds will thank you for it!


Access to all features including the NEFF Cooking Theatre is included with your show ticket.

All
Thu

Thursday 19 November

NEFF - Cooking with steam
10:30am-11am

Steam and combination steam cooking combines the technology of a conventional oven to create succulent dishes with intense flavours and an appetizing appearance, just like you see in a restaurant. Learn how cooking with full steam allows you to easily prepare steamed vegetables, rice, and even full meals. Cooking with VarioSteam locks in flavour in everyday dishes creating succulent roasts, baking. You can even regenerate last night’s dinner to make it looked freshly cooked again.

Free

Cuddly cook turned Food Detective
11:15am-12pm

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. Annabelle will demonstrate how to make the perfect banana cake, seafood soup and cashew dressing.

Free

Vegan & vegetarian dishes
12:15pm-1pm

Just like her with lots of colour, flavour and personality, is how Jax likes to live and eat. 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.

Free

The Humble Yum Yum
1:15pm-2pm

Ganesh Raj from Eat well for Less and The Humble Yum Yum will be sharing 3 delicious global inspired feasts, on a budget, including Korean fried chicken, Tahu Goreng and Witlof parcels.

Free

NEFF - Demystify induction cooking
2:15pm-2:45pm

Induction is all about control, speed and consistency. See why it is common for professional chefs to choose gas at work and induction in their home kitchens. Let NEFF demystify Induction and show you some of the amazing features that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results. The modern design and simple functionality will set this sleek induction cooktop apart from the rest.

Free

Josh Emett
3pm-3:45pm

Owner of award winning restaurant The Oyster Inn and brand new restaurant Onslow, Josh Emett will be sharing some delicious new recipes with you.

Free

Fri

Friday 20 November

NEFF - Cooking with steam
10:30am-11am

Steam and combination steam cooking combines the technology of a conventional oven to create succulent dishes with intense flavours and an appetizing appearance, just like you see in a restaurant. Learn how cooking with full steam allows you to easily prepare steamed vegetables, rice, and even full meals. Cooking with VarioSteam locks in flavour in everyday dishes creating succulent roasts, baking. You can even regenerate last night’s dinner to make it looked freshly cooked again.

Free

Cuddly cook turned Food Detective
11:15am-12pm

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. Annabelle will demonstrate how to make the perfect banana cake, seafood soup and cashew dressing.

Free

Vegan & vegetarian dishes
12:15pm-1pm

Just like her with lots of colour, flavour and personality, is how Jax likes to live and eat. 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.

Free

Rich chocolate cake with swiss meringue buttercream and fruit compote
1:15pm-2pm

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.

Free

NEFF - Demystify induction cooking
2:15pm-2:45pm

Induction is all about control, speed and consistency. See why it is common for professional chefs to choose gas at work and induction in their home kitchens. Let NEFF demystify Induction and show you some of the amazing features that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results. The modern design and simple functionality will set this sleek induction cooktop apart from the rest.

Free

Claire Aldous
3pm-3:45pm

Editors of our favourite foodie mag Dish, Claire Aldous and Sarah Tuck will be sharing some delicious meals to delight guests.

Free

A trio of Vegful-ness
4:30pm-5:15pm

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.

Free

Jess Daniels
5:30pm-6:15pm

Watch Jess Daniels from Jess' Underground Kitchen share some delightful healthy recipes for you to try at home.

Free

The Humble Yum Yum
6:30pm-7:15pm

Ganesh Raj from Eat well for Less and The Humble Yum Yum will be sharing 3 delicious global inspired feasts, on a budget, including Korean fried chicken, Tahu Goreng and Witlof parcels.

Free

Sat

Saturday 21 November

NEFF - Cooking with steam
10:30am-11am

Steam and combination steam cooking combines the technology of a conventional oven to create succulent dishes with intense flavours and an appetizing appearance, just like you see in a restaurant. Learn how cooking with full steam allows you to easily prepare steamed vegetables, rice, and even full meals. Cooking with VarioSteam locks in flavour in everyday dishes creating succulent roasts, baking. You can even regenerate last night’s dinner to make it looked freshly cooked again.

Free

Cuddly cook turned Food Detective
11:15am-12pm

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. Annabelle will demonstrate how to make the perfect banana cake, seafood soup and cashew dressing.

Free

Vegan & vegetarian dishes
12:15pm-1pm

Just like her with lots of colour, flavour and personality, is how Jax likes to live and eat. 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.

Free

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.

Free

NEFF - Demystify induction cooking
2:15pm-2:45pm

Induction is all about control, speed and consistency. See why it is common for professional chefs to choose gas at work and induction in their home kitchens. Let NEFF demystify Induction and show you some of the amazing features that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results. The modern design and simple functionality will set this sleek induction cooktop apart from the rest.

Free

Two Raw Sisters
3pm-3:45pm

Margo and Rosa will be sharing some nourishing plant-based recipes including their broccoli buckwheat sesame salad and roasted sumac pumpkin, walnut and coconut herb tahini dressing. 

Free

Sun

Sunday 22 November

NEFF - Cooking with steam
10:30am-11am

Steam and combination steam cooking combines the technology of a conventional oven to create succulent dishes with intense flavours and an appetizing appearance, just like you see in a restaurant. Learn how cooking with full steam allows you to easily prepare steamed vegetables, rice, and even full meals. Cooking with VarioSteam locks in flavour in everyday dishes creating succulent roasts, baking. You can even regenerate last night’s dinner to make it looked freshly cooked again.

Free

Michael Van de Elzen
11:15am-12pm

Top NZ chef Michael Van de Elzen brings inspiration from his farm-to-table based cooking school - Good From Scratch.

Free

Claire Aldous
12:15pm-1pm

Editors of our favourite foodie mag Dish, Claire Aldous and Sarah Tuck will be sharing some delicious meals to delight guests.

Free

Two Raw Sisters
1:15pm-2pm

Margo and Rosa will be sharing some nourishing plant-based recipes including their broccoli buckwheat sesame salad and roasted sumac pumpkin, walnut and coconut herb tahini dressing. 

Free

NEFF - Demystify induction cooking
2:15pm-2:45pm

Induction is all about control, speed and consistency. See why it is common for professional chefs to choose gas at work and induction in their home kitchens. Let NEFF demystify Induction and show you some of the amazing features that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results. The modern design and simple functionality will set this sleek induction cooktop apart from the rest.

Free

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.

Free