Culinary Competitions

National Secondary School Culinary Challenge 2017

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Teams of two students from throughout New Zealand will sizzle and sauté their way into winning the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge (NSSCC) at the grand final in August on... Read more about 'National Secondary School Culinary Challenge 2017'...


Senior Lifestyle Cuisine 2017

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Local chef Rodney Phillips made it three in a row after winning the top title for the third consecutive year at the annual Senior Lifestyle Cuisine cooking competition in Auckland. Read more about 'Senior Lifestyle Cuisine 2017'...


2017 Toque d'Or winners

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A team from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology in Rotorua fought off fierce competition from around the country to win the top award in the prestigious annual Nestlé Toque d’Or... Read more about '2017 Toque d'Or winners'...


The New Zealand Vegetarian Dish Challenge 2018 competition

The next challenge will be in 2018 and work has started on making refreshing the competition. We will be surveying past entrants for ways to improve this competition. Read more about 'The New Zealand Vegetarian Dish Challenge 2018 competition'...


2016 Toque d'Or winners

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Kate Bryant and Keziah O’Conner and Summer Dennison (Restaurant service) Read more about '2016 Toque d'Or winners'...


Senior Lifestyle Cuisine

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The overall winner, Chef Rodney Phillips of Elderslea Rest Home in Upper Hutt Read more about 'Senior Lifestyle Cuisine'...


The 2016 National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge (NSSC)

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2016 competition information coming soon. Read more about 'The 2016 National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge (NSSC)'...