2014 Vegetarian Dish Challenge Finalists

The three finalists in each section have been chosen. Visit the 2014 Vegetarian Dish Challenge page to see their dishes. The winner of each section will be announced in July.

Breakfast/Brunch finalists

Hamish Scott, NZ Army, Burnham
Kiwi big breakfast vegetarian style

Logan Murray, Snack Out, Cambridge
Free range scrambled egg, sweetcorn croquette, charred tomato and haricot chutney

Subhashini Sathanantham, The Riverhead, Auckland
Golden kumara and red beetroot tart, quail eggs, cauliflower sausage, potato toast, garlic-infused vine tomatoes, buttered spinach and pumpkin hollandaise

Lunch finalists

Jinu Abraham, Heritage Hotel, Auckland
Organic tofu and pea stuffed potato, smoked tomato and onions

MacLean Fraser, Bolton Hotel, Wellington
Spiced carrot soup, beetroot and feta tart on kumara and chick pea salad and goat’s cheese soufflé.

Ziek Hudson, Brew’d, Eastborne
Vegetarian eggs in a bird’s nest

Dinner/Fine Dining finalists

Arnaud Vachet, the Langham Hotel, Auckland
New Zealand potato delight

Liam Dollimore, The Wellington Club
Baby beets with goats curd, kumara and carrot tahini

Ryan Tatterstall, Cobar Restaurant, Day’s Bay, Lower Hutt
Goats cheese, lavender and honey cannelloni with artichoke egg, artichoke purée, butterkin and fig