Think of yourself as a bit of a whiz in the kitchen? Well, we have a competition for you...
You need to enter the 2nd Annual Woodhaven Gardens and NZ Chefs Association Cooking Competition. This year there are four competitions running to suit all ages levels.
Cooking Competitions The 2018 Woodhaven Gardens Cooking Competition will comprise of 4 events:
Woodhaven Gardens Cooking Competition -Competitors are to cook and present two identical plated dishes within sixty minutes. The dish must have at least one protein and also needs to include three Woodhaven Gardens items and two food items from any other Horowhenua Taste Trail producer.
Woodhaven Gardens Inspired Omelette - Secondary School competitors are required to cook and present two individually plated omelettes featuring three Woodhaven Gardens products and two products from any other Horowhenua Taste Trail producer.
From the Garden’ inspired Cupcakes - Secondary School competitors are required to display four iced cupcakes using the theme ‘From the Garden’.
Kiwi Kids Can Cook - Primary School competitors are required to cook and present two identical plated dishes within thirty minutes. The dish must contain at least one fresh New Zealand grown vegetable which can easily be cooked on a gas top or in a microwave oven.
Competition Conditions and Prizes Woodhaven Gardens Cooking Competition Open to any person over the age of 17 years not enrolled in a secondary school. This competition is open to competitors at all levels of cookery skills. Prizes
First Place: $1000 and a NZ Chefs Association Cook Book
Second Place: $500
Third Place: $250
Woodhaven Gardens Inspired Omelette Open to secondary school students year 9 – 10 or year 11 – 13 studying Hospitality and / or studying NZQA Unit Standards at Levels 1, 2, or 3. Prizes
First place: $200 to the Student and a NZ Chefs Association Cook Book, $1,000 of Kitchen Equipment donated by Woodhaven Gardens to the winners school, $400 toward UCOL Hospitality Course costs (if student goes on to further study at UCOL)